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  • On 28 July 2015, Literary club held an activity 'Categorization of the Books' for classes IV and V. Students were divided into groups and were required to segregate books into different genres. The best groups were given Certificates.
  • On 10 August 2015, Literary club of the middle department organised, Poster & Slogan Writing Competition on the topic "What is the true meaning of freedom?" Best posters were selected and students were awarded Certificates for the same.
  • On 13 August 2015, Literary Club of the Senior department organised a 'Freedom Quiz' based on ancient and modern history, with special emphasis on Indian freedom struggle. The Quiz was conducted by Ms Subhadra Sen Gupta, winner of the 2015 Sahitya Akademi's Bal Sahitya Puraskar. She was accompanied by Mr Ankit Aggarwal of Book Wook publication and Mr Ankit Juneja, Marketing Head, Penguin India. The Quiz was followed by an Interactive Session conducted by Ms Sen which focused on how to write good stories.
  • Literary club of middle department held a creative activity for making greeting cards on the theme 'Gratitude towards Teachers' on 1 September 2015. Certificates were given to the winning students.
  • The activity 'Word Puzzle' was organised 30 September 2015 for the club members of Primary Department. The activity required students to unjumble words and frame an appropriate sentence using each of the corrected words.
  • A book discussion activity on the novel, Hard Times, by Charles Dickens was conducted for the club members of the Middle Department on 5 October 2015. Based on the novel and its author, a Quiz Competition was held for class VI; PPT presentation for class VII; and Article writing for class VIII.

    The Literary Club, established as the Book Club in 2008, aims at fostering a love for books and literature in students, and promoting literary activities in school. The wide spectrum of literary activities undertaken by the Literary Club includes book discussions, interaction with authors, review writing competitions, literary quizzes, visits to book fairs and libraries, workshops, book jacket designing competitions, screenings of films based on famous books etc. The club members are also given summer reading lists, and recommendations for books to read over the holidays.

  • The Literary Club of the Senior Department observed "World Book and Copyright Day" on 23 April 2015 with a Declamation Competition and an Interactive Session with an upcoming writer, Mr Paras Joshi. The Declamation Competition had 10 participants expounding on a current affair topic allotted to them. The judges for the event included English language teachers of the Senior department-Ms Radha Nair, Ms Meera Asthana and Ms Puja Ahuja. The participants displayed their oratorical skills and were applauded by the audience. The winners were
    • Mehar Behl (IX G) First
    • Tushita Srivastava (IX A) Second
    • Mannat Behl (IX G) Second
    • Guraksh Kaur (XI) Third
  • The writer, Paras Joshi, an alumnus of our school, whose first novel 'Equilibrium', won popular acclaim, lauded the performance of the speakers. He answered questions and explained how he had achieved the distinction of becoming a novelist at the age of 20. Paras recalled his years at BBPSGR and encouraged students to take up creative writing.

  • The Literary Club of the Senior Department observed "World Book and Copyright Day" on 23 April 2015 with a Declamation Competition and an Interactive Session with an upcoming writer, Mr Paras Joshi. The Declamation Competition had 10 participants expounding on a current affair topic allotted to them. The judges for the event included English language teachers of the Senior department-Ms Radha Nair, Ms Meera Asthana and Ms Puja Ahuja. The participants displayed their oratorical skills and were applauded by the audience. The winners were
  • Literary Club organized an activity on the theme 'Women Empowerment in Sports' on 21 & 22 January 2015. Class VI prepared a PowerPoint presentation and Class VII showcased a skit, depicting the struggle, background and achievements of famous sports women.
  • An Interactive Session with Paras Joshi, an ex-student of the school and the author of 'Equilibrium' was organized in the Middle Department Library. The Club members performed a skit depicting the school days of the author and also gifted him with a collage.
  • All the members of Bal Bharati, GR Campus settled down to an hour of silent reading with a favourite novel or journal, during the literary club initiative, D.E.A.R (Drop Everything and Read) held on 30 January 2015.
  • The Library Committee members from different departments visited 'World Book Fair' on 16 and 20 February 2015.
  • A Declamation Contest was conducted for students of class VI on 14 October 2014 on the topic 'All Work and No Play Makes Jack a Dull Boy'. Students were judged on parameters of content, clarity of speech and confidence.
  • Role Play Competition for class VII was organized on 15 October 2014. Students were given situations on the spot. Students were judged on parameters like content, creativity and dialogue delivery.
  • Impromptu - A competition for the students of class VIII was held on 16 October 2014. Participants were given one minute to prepare. Students were judged on the basis of content, clarity of speech, creativity & presentation.
  • Scholastics conducted an interactive session with the India's popular children's writer, Mr. Ruskin Bond on 7 November 2014 at K R Mangalam World School. Five club members accompanied by Ms Meenakshi Talwar (Librarian) and Ms Deepanjully Mahanta (TGT, English).
  • An activity by the name of 'Treasure Hunt' where children were to locate books from the racks of the library by getting certain clues was organized for the Primary Department.
  • An activity 'Mathematics Wizards of Indian Origin' was conducted on 17 November 2014 for the students of class VI. Students gathered information about the personalities who have contributed to the field of Mathematics and presented it as wall hangings.
  • To honour and appreciate the contributions of women in the field of Science, Technology & Research, Literary Club conducted an activity 'Women Science Geniuses' on 19 November 2014 for the classes VII and VIII. Students of class VII made project files while students of class VIII prepared PowerPoint Presentations.
  • To honour and appreciate the contributions of women in the field of Science, Technology & Research, Literary Club conducted an activity 'Women Science Geniuses' on 19 November 2014 for the classes VII and VIII. Students of class VII made project files while students of class VIII prepared PowerPoint Presentations.
  • Scholastics held the following activities for students.
    • On 20 November 2014 'Book Mark Making' activity was conducted for students of class IV.
    • On 21 November 2014 'Book Cover and Pledge Writing' activity was conducted for students of class V.
    • 'Reading Together' activity conducted on 28 November 2014. Students expressed themselves through writing on the 'Graffiti Wall' about their favorite book, author, fiction etc.
    • 305 books of all genres were collected by students for donation to NGO Rani Arya Dutta Vidyalaya.
  • 19 students accompanied by Ms Rita Razdan (Librarian) and Ms Deepika Bhasin (TGT, English) attended the launch of a book titled, 'Eat the Sky, Drink the Ocean' edited by renowned editors and authors - Kristy Murray, Payal Dhar and Anita Roy. The event was organized by Australian High Commission and Young Zubaan Publishers on 14 November 2014 to celebrate Children's Day and National Library Day. Students were briefed about the book and guided to use their imagination to write stories.
  • National Library Week (21 November to 28 November 2014) was celebrated for the students of classes I to X. Activities undertaken included making of Book Marks, Word Play, An Interactive Session with Renowned Author: Ms Anushka Ravishankar, Draw a Dream contest & a unique activity 'Write a letter to Gandhiji' was conducted in which students wrote letters to Gandhiji describing current scenario in India, dreams fulfilled & unfulfilled and suggestions for realizing unfulfilled dreams.
  • Workshop on 'Active & Passive Voice' was conducted for the club members of Middle Department by Ms Deepanjully Mahanta (TGT English) on 15 December 2014.
  • Book Discussion for club members of Middle Department on the book 'Untouchables' by Mulk Raj Anand was held on 24 December 2014.
  • Poster making activities on the theme Independence Day, Raksha Bandhan, Janamashtmi were conducted.
  • A Hindi Poetry Recitation competition for club members of class VI to VIII was held on 8th September.
  • A video of Annual English Play 'Macbeth' was screened for the club members.
  • Book discussion on the book 'Jane Eyre' by Charlotte Bronte's was organised for club members of Middle department on 1 October 2014. This was followed by Collage making, Paragraph writing and Book review on the life of the author and her work.
  • On 23 April 2014, Literary club of Senior department celebrated 'World Book and Copyright Day', with an interactive Session with two eminent guests namely - Dr Amitabha Bagchi, well known writer of fiction and Ms C M Anand, Scientist, NISCAIR, CSIR. The celebration continued on 24 April 2014 with 'Drop Everything and Read Activity' in which the entire school participated.
  • On 23 April 2014, Literary club of Senior department celebrated 'World Book and Copyright Day', with an interactive Session with two eminent guests namely - Dr Amitabha Bagchi, well known writer of fiction and Ms C M Anand, Scientist, NISCAIR, CSIR. The celebration continued on 24 April 2014 with 'Drop Everything and Read Activity' in which the entire school participated.