Circular No. 21/2017-18

Circular No. 21/2017-18 - Educational outdoor trip|Classes 3 to 8

Gopi Birla Memorial School

Academic Year 2017-2018

Dear Parents,

We are happy to announce an educational outdoor trip to Ghag Farms (Saralgaon), Kalyan on Saturday, 5th August 2017, for the Nature Club students of Classes 3 to 8.

The farm house is nestled near River Kalu, which provides it ample water and nourishes an entire life cycle of organisms worthy of observation. Mr. Ramesh Ghag, the proprietor of the farm is an enthusiastic nature lover and a keen observer of natural activities. Under the watchful guidance of his team, who will be providing resources like naturalists, bird-watchers, insect-lovers, reptile-observers - the children are going to fall in love with the intricate connections of nature. Our aim is to show them the inter-dependency between nature & organisms. Their textbooks will come to life and lessons will not only be understood, but witnessed by their own eyes.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS:

1) Educational Treasure Hunt 6)  Planting saplings & Seed dispersal
2) Agricultural Farming 7)  Relishing hot corn cobs in the evening along with tea
3) Nature Trail along the River & the Farm 8)  Joy rides in tractor and bullock cart
4) Understanding the Flora & Fauna 9)  Waterfall
5) Water conservation 10) Waste management system in rural areas.

DEPARTURE FROM SCHOOL - 5.45 a.m.

ARRIVAL IN SCHOOL - 8.00 p.m.

THINGS TO PACK FOR THE STUDENTS:

1) One pair of dry clothes.

2) Water bottle (Please note mineral water will be given at the farm).

3) Dry towel.

4) Personal medicines if needed (please note First aid box will be there at the farm).

5) A Hat.

6) A Raincoat or a Windcheater.

COST OF THE TRIP: Rs. 1400/- per person (Breakfast, lunch, evening tea & snacks, the takeaway              for   the bus, travel, entry fees, joy rides in tractor and bullock cart & relishing the corn cobs and mineral water.)

Those who wish to join should get their names registered with Ms. Jennifer Fernandes by Thursday, 3rd August in Class 3C and fill the necessary forms.

Vice Principal

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Undertaking

I would like to send my son / daughter ______________________________ of Class & Div. ________

for one day trip to Saralgaon Nature Trail. I appreciate your assurance for the safety of my son/daughter. However, I undertake not to hold you and/or your school responsible for any mishap or loss.

Signature of the parent ________________________________