“Health is a state of body. Wellness is a state of mind, when you combine both you get a healthy body housing a happy mind”.
To augment awareness on good diet, health, hygiene, and overall wellbeing at home, ‘Health Week’ was organized from 14th to 18th September 2020, and keeping in mind the NPS objective of a holistic approach a wide range of activities were planned. The day began with a mindful talk by the Grade teachers on different values. This was followed by Yoga Asanas and warm up exercises.
The significance of eating healthy was reinforced with a ‘Track your Diet’ chart where the students got to note down their diet and even included calorie counts to encourage healthy eating. ‘Budding Chef’ offered few innovative recipes that were tried out by the enthusiastic young chefs. The week included a health, hygiene and nutrition talk by the school nurse Ms. Smitha Matthew for Grades 1 to 5. Ms. Anju Chabbra, the guest speaker, addressed.
Grade 5 on benefits of nutrition. The little ones had an art activity on ‘Happy Vegetables’. The week ended on a happy note with the students making a note of all the activities that make them happy everyday through the week. The icing on the cake being the ‘Virtual Party’, the students enjoyed during their short break, together with loads of goodies as a culmination of the week.