The British School, New Delhi celebrated the Primary School Book Week from 19 to 23 November.
Online PR News – 08-December-2012 – New Delhi – The British School, New Delhi celebrated the Primary School Book Week from 19 to 23 November. The theme for this year's book week was 'India'. This theme provided a wonderful opportunity to young students from different countries to explore and celebrate Indian books for children.
The week started with a dress-up day and students arrived to school as book characters. As a part of the book week celebrations, six prominent authors – Petr Horacek, Wendy Cooling, Roopa Pai, Michael Heyman, Anupa Lal and Aniruddha Sengupta visited the school. They engaged students of different age groups in a variety of workshops. The buzz and excitement generated was tangible!
The most special event of this year's book week was 'Grandparents Day'. Over 30 grandparents came to school to read stories and narrate anecdotes to the students. It was truly magical to have the older members of the community in school and the little ones listening so fondly to their stories.
The British School students also visited the annual Bookaroo festival to participate in different literary workshops.It was completely a fun filled week with grandparents reading, storytelling sessions, book sales, author visits and more!
About The British School, New Delhi
The British School is an independent, not-for-profit, international school providing the finest of British and international education to approximately 700 students. The school is an IB World School and is accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS). It offers high quality education based on the National Curriculum of England, the IGCSE and the IB Diploma Programme. The students, who are from over 55 nationalities, graduate to leading universities / colleges world-wide. The school is a multi-national and multi-cultural community in which tolerance, mutual respect and valuing the views of others are actively promoted. The British School has a strong and valued relationship with The British High Commission and The High Commissioner is the President of The British School Society of which all parents are members.
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