Amity International School, Noida organized the annual Inter School Social Science Competition – GEOMATY 2012, on August 18, 2012 for Classes IV to X, Delhi/NCR Schools via. Amity International School(Saket, Pushp Vihar, Gurgaon, Vasundhra, Mayur Vihar-I), DPS- Greater Noida, DPS-Ghaziabad, DPS-R.K. Puram, Ryan International School-Noida, Indus Valley Public School- Noida, Army Public school-Noida, etc. participated. The overall theme for this year’s competition for all Groups was “STATES OF INDIA”.
The competition was aimed at generating interest in Geography and History (the physical, historical and cultural diversity of the Earth - its land and people) and developing the skils of map reading and interpretation among students. The creative skils of young students were displayed in the folklore presentations, Rangoli-Making and Website Designing presentations and States of India Carnival was also organized for students to enjoy and see Indian culture to its closest.
Four different competitions were conducted for different group of students:-
- Group A, “Folktales of India” for Class IV & V
- Group B “On the spot Rangoli-Making” Competition for Class VI & VII
- Group C for senior Classes VIII & IX where each team was equipped with one student from each class and participated together in “Written Quiz and Map Reading Competition” which was focused towards building and judging students intellectual level
- Group D “Website designing for marketing the tourism of any Indian state” just for Class X
All the students who participated and performed were highly enthusiastic and showcased their talent and intelligence all together by giving the glimpses of Indian Culture and Geography in their performances. Many cultural programs like Folk Dances, Puppet Show, Group Singing, Instrumental playing and Dramatic presentation on current serious issues like Racism were beautifully presented in the act leaving a message of humanity and togetherness to grow and facilitate each other with best our various Indian Cultures.
LIST OF WINNERS
GROUP A: FOLK TALES OF INDIA
WINNERS: IST – INDUS VALLEY SCHOOL, NOIDA
IInd – VASUNDHARA , SECTOR 6, AMITY INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
IIIrd – RYAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, GREATER NOIDA
GROUP B: RANGOLI MAKING
WINNERS: Ist – INDUS VALLEY SCHOOL, NOIDA
IInd – D.P.S., RK PURAM
IIIrd – APS, NOIDA
GROUP C: WRITTEN QUIZ and MAP MAKING
WINNERS : Ist- AMITY INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, GURGAON, SEC 43
IInd- AMITY INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, SAKET
IIIrd- MANAV STHALI, DELHI
GROUP D: WEB DESIGNING(IT)
WINNERS: Ist- AMITY INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, VASUNDHARA, SECTOR 6
IInd- KHAITAN PUBLIC SCHOOL, NOIDA
IIIrd – AIR FORCE GOLDEN JUBILEE SCHOOL, NOIDA
Mrs. Renu Singh, Principal, Amity International School, Sector-44, Noida said that GEOMATY competition is a vision of our Chairperson Dr.(Mrs.) Amita Chauhan to spread more awareness about Indian geography among Students to let them learn through their own practices by participating in various competitions based on Geography. “Geomaty competition not only enhances students knowledge rather builds confidence to perform in public and helps in getting rid of stage phobia and works as a personality development session for them too” said Ms. Renu Singh.