Jamshedpur, Nov. 28: Catherine Jackson and Caroline Metcalfe of Consett Academy, Durham, U.K were on a three-day visit to R.V.S Academy, Mango, Jamshedpur.
This visit was a part of the connecting classrooms project of the British Council. In 2016, both the schools are working on the project ‘Zero Hunger’. On the last day of their visit, a cultural programme was hosted by the students of the school.
The learned guests were welcomed by the members of the school management, Chairman Binda Singh, the secretary Bharat Singh, the executive members Shakti Singh and Shatrughan Singh, the Principal Veena Talwar, the Vice Principal Mitali Roy Choudhury, teachers and students.
The ceremonial lamp was lighted by the visiting educationists and the school management. After this, the Principal of R.V.S Academy Veena Talwar welcomed the dignitaries. A project demonstration on ‘Zero Hunger’ was given by the teachers Nidhi Agarwal and Shiv Narayan Kar.
There was a colourful medley of songs, fancy dress and fashion show. The songs presented touched upon the theme of “Unity & Togetherness”. Fancy Dress presented by the tiny tots was based on the theme “Globalization of Fashion”.
The visitors were enthralled by the programme. They addressed the gathering with their inspirational words and extended their warm wishes. After the school song, the cultural programme ended on a patriotic note with the National Anthem.
Later the esteemed visitors addressed a press conference. They said that they were highly impressed with the quality of education imparted in the school, discipline and the various activities of the school.
They answered a number of questions asked by the press and said that they were very happy with this visit and it was quite an enriching and learning experience for them.