News and Events


  • NDTV Quiz: Congratulations to the Banyan Tree School, Jaipur students: Swasti Singhal, Nishtha Jain, Kartik Batra(Class X) and Arnav Mathur(Class IX) who successfully cleared the preliminary round of NDTV-UL-National Safety Science Quiz and reached the Zonal Final round held on 16 November 2017 in Jaipur at GD Badaya Memorial Auditorium.
    Banyan Tree School, Jaipur was one of the six teams which qualified for the Zonal Final round.
  • Best Out of Waste Activity: In times when there is a dire need of waste management and cleanliness, it is essential to awaken the youth towards recycling and reusing materials that otherwise contribute to wastage. The students of primary wing at Banyan Tree School, Jaipur brought plastic bottles, old photo frames, CD’s, bangles, newspapers etc. to re-purpose them into something new and creative .This activity was thoroughly enjoyed by the students as it allowed them to come up with innovative ideas .The essence of making “best out of waste” empowered them to utilize scrap to create beautiful as well as useful items to decorate their homes and school campus.
  • Founder’s Day Celebrations: Founder’s Day was celebrated with great fervor at Banyan Tree School, Jaipur on 3 November 2017. The assembly began with shloka chanting and devotional songs by the school choir followed by a speech by the Head Boy and the Head girl highlighting the vision of our founder Dr. Kulwant Rai whose generosity, humility and integrity touched many lives.Banyan tree School, Jaipur carried forward these ideals through a plethora of activities.
    The Street Play a satire on society brought out the message of educating the masses bringing in an informed society.
    The workshop on paper bags brought out the creative best. The Finger Puppets for the pre primary wing gave the toddlers a quick recap on safe circle.Fun with activities brought the concept of the classroom in the play field.Dress and Speak brought out the oratorical skill of children.
    The finale for the day was the Quiz conducted by the different departments who engaged and ignited the young minds with a spirit of reasoning.The Soft board Decoration in the classes and on the house boards beautifully brought out the vision of our founder.On the whole it was an enriching and invigorating day for the Banyanites.
  • Enthralling Experience at Albert Hall Museum: Students of class VII and VIII visited the famous Albert Hall Museum on October 30 , 2017.This visit was an educational trip on Rajasthan’s Heritage and Culture. Students were mesmerized to see the Art and Craft.
    Albert Hall Museum is a collection of Archaeological items like Manuscripts , famous books , Utensils (made of clay, copper, iron, brass , wood ) Sculptures, Tools , Arms , Boots, Musical Instruments, Games, Items using Lacquer like windows, showpieces and so on.
    After the visit a short quiz was organized in the premises of Albert Hall to test the Comprehension and observational skill of students. This was an enriching experience for students who were enthralled by the sheer grandeur of Indian Heritage and Culture.
  • Healthy Food Festival: A Healthy Food Festival was organized for the Pre-Primary wing at Banyan Tree School, Jaipur on 27 October 2017. Children were given a hands-on experience of eating healthy through this festival. A variety of food like fruit salads, upma, poha , sandwiches were served and children relished the entire experience of eating nutritious and delectable food.Dressed as young chefs the festival was an amazing experience for the tiny tots.
  • Educational Trip to Science Park: The school conducted an Educational Trip for the students of primary wing to Science Park, Shastri Nagar. While most of them were wowed by the planets and their facts, most were fascinated by tricks and interesting experiments of physics that apply to our lives. The major attraction for the students was the giant lifelike model of a dinosaur which also helped them to understand about extinction of animal species and our role in trying to save the ones that thrive now. They enjoyed the trip thoroughly and got amazed by science. This ignited the flare to return to school and embrace science and its wonders by being more active in their EVS classes.
  • Road Safety: The students of Pre Primary wing at Banyan Tree School, Jaipur were made aware of the road safety and traffic rules.A very interactive session comprising of skit enactment was used as a medium to orient the children. The session concluded with a rhyme “TRAFFIC SIGNALS”. The students enjoyed the
    session thoroughly as they learnt an important lesson on Traffic Safety in a play way method.
  • Diwali Celebration: Diwali is the festival of joy, happiness and togetherness.Toddlers of the Pre-Primary wing at Banyan Tree School, Jaipur, celebrated Diwali with devotion, enthusiasm and excitement.Children dressed up in colourful traditional dresses. They were shown the movie – RAMAYANA-The Epic, and were told about the significance of the festival-how good always conquers the evil and also about why and how Diwali is celebrated.The activity of decorating “Lanterns” was organized to explore and encourage creativity in children. It inspired children to think and work creatively and promote artistic excellence. These decorated Lanterns were given to them as Diwali gifts.
    The celebration came to an end with a dance party and exchange of sweets.
  • The Supermarket Visit: We at Banyan Tree believe in an all – round awareness and development of our students and strive to make them conscious of their immediate surroundings.In order to familiarize the students with the process involved in shopping, buying and selling etc.The kids of the Pre Primary wing were taken to “Reliance Fresh” and “Easy Day” on 12 October 2017.Children were made aware of different sections of the store (Fresh fruits, Vegetables, Dairy and Frozen products).The visit was truly an educational hands-on experience. They were allowed to see, touch and feel
    the different fruits and vegetables.Integrating their classroom experience with outdoor learning experiences generated a lot of
    enthusiasm and thought provoking questions.
  • Child Awareness Workshop: The Pre-Primary wing at Banyan Tree School, Jaipur oriented students on safe and unsafe touch, following the safety protocol, to make the young minds aware of their bodies and how to protect themselves. The explanation was initiated by introducing the parts of the body, titled “My Body Belongs to Me”. The safe circle comprising of members of the family like mother, father, siblings, grandparents and teacher who we trust was also discussed.
    A Power Point presentation elaborated the good and bad touches with enactment from teachers on how to react in an uncomfortable situation. The three major pointers were “Say NO”, “Run for HELP”, and “Share with SAFE CIRCLE”.
    The session was interactive engaging children in a healthy discussion.
  • Hindi Diwas Celebration: In the Banyan Tree School, Jaipur premises, the three-day Hindi Divas Festival was held from September 12 to September 14, with great enthusiasm and zeal.On 12th September, inspirational and interesting short plays were staged on ‘Beti Bachao Beti Practice’ by students of class (V-VIII), students of the four houses in which the prayer house remained the first place. The ‘informal talks’ presented by class (IX-X) learners on ‘Save the paper’ were admirable. On September 13, a special prayer meeting organized for class (I-IV) was performed with performances like humorous stage, poetry-reading, inspirational slogans, speeches etc.On September 14, Class (IX-X) had a debate on ‘Priority of Hindi or English’ which was commemorated. Class (V-VIII) presented humorous poem-text and autobiographical poem. The program was concluded by the Honorary Principal Mrs. Lakshmi Menon by addressing the importance of Hindi language. The participation of all the students in the entire program was laudable. 
  • Outdoor Classroom Day: Outdoor Classroom Day was celebrated at the Banyan Tree School on 7th September 2017 for Pre-Primary and Primary wings. The students participated with great enthusiasm.This day has only paved a way for many more teaching techniques to be adapted in future.
  • Robotics Activity: Robotics is an effective way of integrating engineering skills with subjects like Mathematics , English and liberal Arts to make the learning process funfilled, interesting and creative for children.
    Students at Banyan Tree School, Jaipur are learning by doing with a hands on experience in creating models like wheel chair, the potter’s wheel , the sugarcane juice machine and many more such exciting innovations through a practical and collaborative approach.
  • Independence Day Celebrations: Banyan Tree School, Jaipur celebrated the 70th Independence Day with great patriotic fervour. To commemorate the sovereignty of our nation, Principal Ms. Lakshmi Menon unfurled the tricolor flag and all in unison sang the National Anthem and expressed the joy of our freedom. Harsha kriti of class- X shared her views on the significance of the day. The students of the school choir group sang Patriotic songs that awakened everyone’s feelings towards our Mother Land. An assemblage of events took place ranging from patriotic songs to dances. Skits were presented by the students of class- VIII to commemorate the contribution made by our freedom fighters.
    An oath was administered by the Principal to all the teachers and students to make the country clean and rid the country of the five problems namely poverty, corruption, terrorism, communalism and casteism.
  • Plantation Activity Week: With the motto to conserve and preserve Mother Earth for posterity Banyan Tree School, Jaipur initiated a plantation drive on 25 July 2017 to sensitise students on the deteriorating health of Mother Earth. Students of preprimary and the senior classes generated a Consciousness – An Era of Responsibility to live in harmony with nature.
  • Visit to Deer Park: Pre – Primary students of Banyan Tree School, Jaipur had a fun filled Field Trip to the “DEER PARK” on 28th July2017. In keeping with the theme on animals, children connected their classroom learning with their real life experience of seeing birds and animals in their natural habitat. The tiny tots were excited to see the deer run in a herd and the ducks quack and waddle along in the water.
  • Movie Time for Pre – Primary Toddlers: Pre – Primary toddlers of Banyan Tree School, Jaipur watched the fantasy adventure film “THE JUNGLE BOOK” on 21st July 2017.The tiny tots thoroughly enjoyed the session as it was interspersed with thought provoking questions. The message on the invincible human spirit and the importance of courage, teamwork and bonhomie rang high among students.
  • Mathemagician in the Making: Priyanshi Juneja of Class V and Pragya Rani of Class VI were awarded a distinction in the International Standard of Abacus Mental Arithmetic Proficiency Examination.We at Banyan Tree School, Jaipur applaud and congratulate their achievement.
  • Monkey Talk: An interesting and thought provoking story telling session titled “Monkey &The Cap Seller” was conducted in the Pre Primary wing on 14/07/2017. The teachers introduced the story by enacting their roles with full vigour and zeal. The children were keen and curious to know “what next” as the excitement was building up. The session concluded with the rhyme “5 LITTLE MONKEYS”.
  • Character Parade: A fantastic array of characters adorned in colourful costumes took part in the ‘Book Character Parade’.Students narrated dialogue to represent their character. They enthusiastically participated in the activity.It was lovely to see the creativity and effort brought in by the students.An invigorating and stimulating session for all.
  • Just A Minute Activity: JAM activity was held on 15 July 2017.The students presented ‘A Minute’s Speech’ on their chosen topics.The activity exhibited the children’s speaking skills,confidence,presentation,use of vocabulary and their quick thinking capacity.The children looked forward to more such activities to be conducted.
  • Story Telling with Puppets: Using a puppet to tell a story is a wonderful technique that can lead children to discover the joy of literature and learning. Puppets can be used “anyway, anywhere, and anytime” to bring stories to life and to spark imaginations and creativity. The students of classes I to IV narrated stories using puppets which looked amazing and overwhelming on 12th July 2017.
  • Mozart in the Making: Kaustubhi Saxena of class V B performed Western Classical composition titled “Druken Sailor” on keyboard for the Talent Assembly on Wednesday 12th of July, 2017.
  • Science Olympiad Foundation Achievers: Shivam Narhari of Class V bagged the 2nd Zonal Rank and 85th International Rank in the 16 SOF National Cyber Olympiad (NCO) 2016-17.
    He won the Zonal Silver Medal, a Certificate of Zonal Excellence and a Cash Award of Rs 2500.
    Shivam showed an equally commendable performance by securing the 8th Zonal rank in the 1 st SOF International Sports Knowledge Olympiad (ISKO),2016-17.

    Elena Agarwal of Class VII bagged the 2nd Zonal Rank in the 7th SOF International English Olympiad in the Rajasthan Zone. She won the Zonal Gold Medal, a Merit Certificate and a Cash Prize of Rs 5000 for her meritorious achievement.
  • Earth Day Celebration: To create an awareness and appreciate the Earth’s natural resources, Banyan Tree School, Jaipur celebrated the International Earth Day on 21 April 2017.
    The day began with a fervor and an enthusiasm as students engaged themselves in a plethora of activities that included an Awareness walk on ‘Save The Environment’, Collage making, Recitation of poems related to Mother Earth, Best out of Waste and drafting letters to the Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Government of India expressing their concern about Mother Earth.
    The occasion sensitized the young minds about the need to conserve Mother Earth for posterity.
  • New Session Celebration 2017 -18: As Banyan Tree School Jaipur sets its sail for the new session(2017-2018),it presented a gamut of warm up activities on 15th April 2017 for its students with the objective to start the new year with renewed enthusiasm.Numerous activities were held in the school premises like filling the air by melodious voice by musical activities, splashing colour to the new beginning by art and craft, the budding artist showcased their talent by presenting skit on their own, fun filled sports and yoga session were also part of the day. The students participated with a lot of zeal and were very enthusiastic about it all, be it making a birthday card, cleaning the school campus learning a new skit or a new yoga posture.It was a day well spent by both the teachers and the students in conducting as well as participating in a wonderful atmosphere of teamwork and team spirit.

UPCOMING EVENTS

NOVEMBER

  • Best out of Waste – Art & Craft Handout ( I – IV) –  1st November 2017
  • Founder’s day Celebration – 3rd November 2017
  • Speech – My Favourite(III- IV) – 8th November 2017
  • Children’s Day Special Dance Mania(I- IV) – 15th November 2017
  • Nukkad Natak (Dharti Bachao) (V- VIII)- 18th November 2017
  • Interhouse Extempore(IX – X) – 18th November 2017
  • Kho Kho Match(I – II) – 22nd November 2017
  • Football Match(III – IV) – 22nd November 2017
  • One minute fun game show in class(I- IV) – 29th November 2017