Jamshedpur, March 28: After a nearly two-year hiatus, Narbheram Hansraj School of English (NHES) was once again abuzz with children’s voices on Monday 23rd March as offline classes restarted maintaining Covid-19 restrictions. 19.
The school was closed in March 2020 as a precaution against COVID-19.
Students showed up in large numbers and school authorities tried to follow all COVID-19 protocols.
The NHES saw the return of most of its students to their alma mater on Monday.
The headmistress of the school, Paramita Roy Chaudhary, shocked at the sight of the pupils, was at the door to receive them. The chairman of the school’s management committee, Nakul Kamani, was also happy to hear the usual hubbub of the school’s daily routine.
Realizing the effects of 2 long years of social distancing and leading an almost secluded life, the school has organized welcome lessons for students in Std 1 to 7. These lessons run for a week recapping what has been taught online and setting the tone for the year ahead.
“It was a welcome sight to see the students entering the school with beaming smiles and hopeful looks. Teachers involve students in different activities to arouse their interest in acquiring knowledge and adapting to the school environment. These hospitality classes have been carefully planned to take care of the mental, physical and social health of the students and to create a joyful atmosphere to make the teaching and learning process more efficient,” the principal said.
She informed that students are enjoying activities such as storytelling sessions, puppet shows, quizzes, drawings and experiments in subjects such as science, English, math, EVS, studies social and computer science. This new initiative is appreciated by parents.