Students of 6C and 6D embarked on their Khoj around 7:15 am today morning to rediscover the historic marvels of our capital, Delhi. The children were eagerly looking forward to this learning expedition with their friends and teachers.
Children began their day by visiting the lush & sunny environs of India Gate. The icebreaker games helped them warm up to the surroundings and their facilitators. They were assigned groups in order to work on close discussions based on their notes for which they have been provided booklets. They will be engaged in observations and reflections throughout the day. At India Gate, the inquisitive thinkers have already propelled into inquiring and discussing the significance of the monument and the role it played in the British era.
Later in the day, children will head towards Connaught Place – the pride of British established marketplaces in the heart of Delhi – and to view it through the lens of a historian. They will savor some delicacies at the famous Wenger’s, one of the capital’s oldest confectionery shops. They will then move to the hostel premises, VYK around lunchtime.
After lunch, students will explore the surroundings of Raisina Hills and Rashtapati Bhavan. Working in their newly formed groups, students will be acquainted with observing the architecture of the buildings encompassing Raisina Hills and they will interpret about the administration and governance of that place. Once they are back in the hostel around 5 PM, they will be served snacks. The day will come to a close where the children will share their experiences and reflections of the first day of their learning journey during a circle time at the hostel post which they will be served dinner.