SJU-PP/01/11-12
6 June 2011

Dear Parents,

Universal Beginnings welcomes all the parents and students. We are looking forward to a very fruitful and productive school year. As usual we continue to strive in our mission to provide the best possible educational program for our students. We, at Universal Beginnings always keep ourselves abreast with the latest trends in the field of education and based on that we upgrade our facilities. Our aim is to bring about a holistic development in the child. All the activities in the academic year 2011-12 will be planned and executed with this aim. The school is focused in providing a congenial and warm environment that is conducive for teaching, learning and for the overall development of the students.

School Timings: – Please make sure that your child comes to school on time. All students are required to report to school five minutes before time.

CLASS TIMINGS
PLAYGROUP A 9.00 a.m. – 11a.m.
PLAYGROUP B 11.30 a.m. 1.30 p.m.
NURSERYA/B/C 8.30 a.m. – 11.30 a.m.
NURSERY D/E 1.00 p.m. –  4.00 p.m.
JR.KG. 8.30  – 11.30 a.m.
SR.KG. 1.00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m.

For Playgroup & Nursery only:- To help the child to adapt happily in the school, certain changes in school timings have been listed below. Parents will have to accompany the child, during this period, as per the instructions given below:-

PLAYGROUP:

DATE TIMINGS
June 13, 2011ToJune 17, 2011 9.00 a.m. – 10.00 a.m. (Group A)11.30 – 12.30 p.m. (Group B)
June 20, 2011 onwards Regular school timings

NURSERY:

DATE TIMINGS
June  8, 2011ToJune 10, 2011 ( A/B/C)  – 8.30 – 9.30 a.m.(D/E) – 1.00 p.m. – 2.00 p.m.
June  13, 2011 onwards Regular school timings

Nursery students will avail of the bus facility from …June 13th, 2011…

Playgroup parents will hand over 2 pairs of clothes and 1 Diaper packet and 1 packet of wet wipes of your preferred brand in a well labeled plastic box to the respective class teacher. Parents are advised to send the students in diapers. Kindly discontinue diapers only after an interaction with the respective teacher.

Nursery parents will hand over 2 pairs of clothes in a well labeled transparent Zip lock bag to the class teacher.

Ø  Kindly note the following:-

·         Students are required to come in full school uniform- with shoes, socks and I-card throughout the Academic year.

·         Please make a new Identity Card in case of loss, change in address and telephone numbers

·         No jewellery/watch etc to be worn by students.

·         For girls:-all hair accessories should be black.

·         Please label your child’s belongings with Name, Std. and Division.

·         Students are allowed to wear black floaters on the rainy days only .No umbrellas allowed in school.

·         Stationery will be provided by the school.

·         School bags will be given shortly and will have to be sent to school every ……Fridays & Mondays.

·         You will receive a copy of the work completed in class on regular basis.

·         Parents have to handover an authority letter for child’s drop and pick up (if managed by any person other than the parent) to the class teacher.

·         Parents are required to leave their child at the gate. Parents are not allowed to meet students during school hours.

Ø  School Handbook

·         Please read the school handbook carefully and abide by all the rules and regulations of the school.

·         You are required to fill in the required information and sign.

·         You are required to use the pages provided in the Handbook for Parent’s message if you wish to send any message to the Teacher/Coordinator.

·         The school handbook should be brought to school on bag days and on all visiting days to school.

Ø  The P.Ed. Uniform has to be worn on every   Tuesday & Thursday of the month.

Ø  Library

·         Library books will be given to  Jr.Kg and Sr.kg from 13th June  onwards.

·         Kindly send the library book in the school bag every   Monday.

·         Kindly return the book in good condition every week to avoid any penalty charges.

·         Playgroup & Nursery parents can avail of the library every Tuesday & Wednesday

Time  :  8:30 a.m.  – 9:30 a.m.

Ø   Smart Class Systems:-

All our classrooms are equipped with 42” Plasma Screens and the very innovative Smart Class System. This audio visual aid will be used regularly in the teaching process which will enhance the entire learning experience of our children.

Ø  Observation  System:

The school follows a Continuous Observation System. You will be given a detailed observation record of the child at the end of each term.

Ø  Counseling Department :

We have counseling facilities for our students and parents. Take benefit of these services if you face any problem in parenting or with your child’s studies. You can meet a school counselor by taking prior appointment.

Ø  Theme of the year :

Global Citizenship – Creating a better world.

This theme has been introduced with an aim to foster sensitivity towards global issues in children at an early age and make them responsible global citizen’s .Throughout the year theme activities will be conducted towards achieving this goal.

Ø  Visiting days:

The visiting days schedule will be given in the handbook. Please feel free to meet the teacher /Coordinator for any queries regarding the child’s progress during this time. The first visiting day is on 24th June, 2011  :  _______________________ (Time)

Ø  Snacks :

Students will be served nutritious vegetarian snacks during the snacks time.

Successful kids and successful schools usually share a secret ingredient: Supportive Parents! Here are some ways you can be involved in your child’s education.

·         The day starts well if children get plenty of rest and have a good breakfast.

·         Make reading a daily habit and limit television.

·         Monitor your children’s progress: Don’t wait until Report Cards or till the Open Day, to check how your children are doing. Don’t hesitate to contact teachers to find out whether your children are keeping up with assignments.

·         Attend School functions: to show your children that you value their school.

Henceforth all circulars will be mailed to parents.

I thank all the parents for extending their cooperation, feedback and also for continuously encouraging and motivating us to excel in all areas. Parents are the integral part of any educational institution and in fact the school and parents are two guiding lights in a child’s development and progress in life.

I look forward to your continued support and positive feedback to meet this academic year a rewarding and an exciting one for our students. Wishing all our children the very best for the Academic year 2011-12

Sincerely

Head

Universal Beginnings

 


SJU-PP/02/11-12
June 24, 2011
Jr.Kg. / Sr. Kg

Dear Parents,

‘Jolly Phonics’  is  a  phonics programme  that  aids  and  enhances  reading   skills and is incorporated into our learning programme. You may visit http://www.jollylearning.co.uk/2007_UKGuide.pdf  for your reference.

Every Friday Funsheets will be sent with your child. Kindly send completed sheets back on Monday.

Please note the following schedule:

 

Date    Day       Activity Particulars
July 1, 2011 Friday Doctor’s Day detailed circular will be given later
July 5, 2011 Tuesday Red Day- JR KG
July 5, 2011 Tuesday Pinky / Purple Day- SR KG
July 8, 2011 Friday Workshop for Parents:

Effective Parenting

( all parents are invited)

Venue: 7th Flr

Auditorium

Time: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.July 19th , 2011TuesdayBlue Day – JR KG July 19th , 2011TuesdayBlack / White Day –SR KG July 29, 2011FridayNext Visiting Day

Students are required to come dressed in the above mentioned specific colours for Colour Day Celebrations.

Sincerely ,

Headmistress

Universal Beginnings

 


 

SJU-PP/02/11-12
June 24, 2011

NURSERY / PLAYGROUP

Dear Parents,

Every Friday Fun sheets will be sent with your child. Kindly send completed sheets back on Monday.

Please note the following schedule:

 

Date Day Activity Particulars
July 1, 2011 Friday Doctor’s Day  Detailed circular to be given later
July 4, 2011 Monday Yellow Day ·        Children bring any one fruit / flower of yellow colour·        Children to come dressed in yellow clothes
July 7, 2011 Thursday Family Day ·        Children to come dressed in clothes representing any one family member and introduce themselves·        Send a family photograph
July 11, 2011 Monday We learn to be clean ·        Children to come in their night suit / wear

–  Toothbrush, a towel, a

comb, a pair of clothes

sandals or slip- on shoesJuly 29, 2011FridayNext Visiting Day July 8, 2011FridayWorkshop for Parents:

Effective Parenting

( all parents are invited)

Venue: 7th Flr

Auditorium

Time: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Sincerely,

Headmistress

Universal Beginnings


SJU-PP/03/11-12
June 24, 2011

Dear Parents,

Greetings from Universal Beginnings

We are pleased to invite you for the first Workshop on “Effective Parenting” exclusively for pre-primary parents. In this interaction we would address your personal issues and concerns regarding your children. Kindly fill in the tear off slip and send it back to us latest by 28th June ’2011.

Looking forward to see you

Yours sincerely,

(Dept of HRD & Research)

Details of the programme:

Day/Date:              Friday 8th July’2011

Venue:                   School Hall 7th floor

Time:                     2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

—————————————-Tear-off slip——————————————-

 

Name of Child  _______________________________  Std.  ____    Div.  ______

I /we will be able to/not able to attend the workshop

The concerns are as follows

1.       ————–            2.       ————–            3.       ————–

Sign. of Parent  ________________


SJU-PP/04/11-12
July 15, 2011

PLAYGROUP

Dear Parents,

Please note the following:

 

1.       Festivals Celebrations

Timings:-              Morning      :         9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Afternoon   :         11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

 

Date Day Activity Dress Code
August 12, 2011 Friday Independence Day & Raksha Bandhan Leaders / Traditional Wear
August 18, 2011 Thursday Gokulashtami Krishna, Radha, Gopi

 

2.       Colour Days

Date Day Activity Particulars
August 10, 2011 Wednesday Green Day Bring fruit, vegetable, toy (Green Colour)

3.       Holidays

Date Day Holidays
August 15, 2011 Monday Independence Day
August 19, 2011 Friday Parsi New Year
August 22, 2011 Monday Gokulashtami

4.       Next Visiting Day                   –        Friday, August 26, 2011

Sincerely,

 

 

Headmistress

Universal Beginnings


Playgroup

WHAT I LEARNT IN THE MONTH OF JUNE – JULY (2011 – 2012)

PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT / BODILY KINESTHETIC INTELLIGENCE

Ø  Physical exercises

Ø  Rhymes

Ø  Songs

Ø  Games in circle

Ø  Passing the ball

Ø  Sand play

Ø  Toys

Ø  Outdoor play

Ø  Music with dance & movements

Ø  Clay moulding

Ø  Clap your hands

Ø  Boogie – Woogie

 

 

SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT / INTER PERSONAL /

INTRA PERSONAL  INTELLIGENCE

 

 

Ø  Story telling

Ø  Parts of the body

Ø  My family

Ø  Talking about family members

Ø  Talking about snacks

Ø  Myself

Ø  Talking about the toys they play

Ø  Favourite things

 

COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT / LOGICO ATHEMATICAL INTELLIGENCE

Ø  Number value 1

Ø  Colour : Yellow

Ø  Big / small

Ø  Parts of the body

Ø  Personal hygiene

Ø  Bathing of doll

Ø  Circle  shape

Ø  Counting of numbers 1 to 10

 

 

LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT / VERBAL LINGUISTIC INTELLIGENCE

 

 

Ø  Picture talking

Ø  Showing them story books

Ø  Picture talk about parts of the body

Ø  Rhymes

Ø  Songs

Ø  Days of the week

 

 

MUSIC / MUSICAL INTELLIGENCE

 

 

Ø  Rhymes

Ø  Dances

Ø  Action songs

Ø  Passing the ball

Ø  Exercises with music

Ø  10 little fingers

Ø  Look in the mirror

Ø  Clap your hands

Ø  Lakdi ki kathi

Ø  One two buckle my shoe

Ø  Two little hands to clap

Ø  Head, shoulders, knees and toes

Ø  I love you

Ø  How many days are there iin a week

Ø  Mummy darling

 

ART AND CRAFT / VISUAL SPATIAL INTELLIGENCE

 

 

Ø  Water play

Ø  Sand play

Ø  Finger painting

Ø  Sponge painting

Ø  Painting with brush

Ø  Colouring

Ø  Fevicol painting

Ø  Paper tearing

Ø  Paper sticking

Ø  Paper crumpling

 

ENVIRONMENTAL APPRECIATION / NATURALISITC INTELLIGENCE

Ø  Outdoor play

Ø  Keeping classroom clean


SJU-PP/04/11-12
July 15, 2011

NURSERY

Dear Parents,

 

 

Please note the following:

 

1.       Festivals Celebrations

Timings:-              Morning      :         9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Afternoon   :         1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

Date Day Activity Dress Code
August 12, 2011 Friday Independence Day & Raksha Bandhan Leaders / Traditional Wear
August 18, 2011 Thursday Gokulashtami Krishna, Radha, Gopi

 

2.       Colour Days

Date Day Activity Particulars
August 1, 2011 Monday Green Day Bring fruit, vegetable, toy (Green Colour)
August 5, 2011 Friday Rain Walk Day Bring raincoat in bag & wear sandals

3.       Holidays

Date Day Holidays
August 15, 2011 Monday Independence Day
August 19, 2011 Friday Parsi New Year
August 22, 2011 Monday Gokulashtami

4.       Next Visiting Day                   –        Friday, August 26, 2011

Sincerely,

 

 

Headmistress

Universal Beginnings

Nursery

 

WHAT I LEARNT IN THE MONTH OF JUNE – JULY (2011 – 2012)

 

 

 

PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT / BODILY KINESTHETIC INTELLIGENCE

 

 

Ø  Simple exercise

Ø  Marching

Ø  Jumping

Ø  Running

Ø  Throw and catching

Ø  Water play

Ø  Music and movement

Ø  Sand play

Ø  Block play

Ø  Action songs

 

 

SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT / INTER PERSONAL /

INTRA PERSONAL  INTELLIGENCE

Ø  Story time

Ø  My family

Ø  Myself

Ø  Cleanliness

Ø  Sharing

Ø  Pass the parcel

Ø  Dress family (talk)

 

COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT / LOGICO ATHEMATICAL INTELLIGENCE

 

Ø  Nos. 1 – 2

Ø  Introduction of circle

Ø  Big / small

Ø  Oral recognition of 1 – 10

Ø  Colours – Yellow / Green

Ø  Days of the week

Ø  Months of the year

Ø  Day / Date

Ø  Puzzles

Ø  Hot / cold

 

 

LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT / VERBAL LINGUISTIC INTELLIGENCE

Ø  Parts of the body

Ø  Story of parts of the body

Ø  Rhymes

Ø  Songs

Ø  Family

Ø  Animals – Dog, cat, pig, horse, cow

Ø  Physical features

Ø  Habitat

Ø  Family food

Ø  Letters Aa, Bb, Cc, Dd, Ee, Ff

Ø  Jolly phonics s, a

 

 

ART AND CRAFT / VISUAL SPATIAL INTELLIGENCE

 

 

Ø  Finger painting

Ø  Paper tearing

Ø  Crumpling

Ø  Twisting

Ø  Sticking

Ø  Painting

Ø  Using various mediums (comb painting, dabbing, fevicol painting)

Ø  Clay moudling

Ø  Puppet making

Ø  Water play

Ø  Sand play

Ø  Block building

 

MUSIC / MUSICAL INTELLIGENCE

 

 

Ø  Rhymes  :

 

I love you                      Laxman Chacha

I look in the mirror        Moo Moo say the cow

Head, shoulder            One two buckle my shoe

Mummy darling            Noddy songs

My yellow balloon        In my umbrella

Yellow is for fun           3 little speckled frog

Knowing me                 Pun had a cuddly cat

This is the way             The farmer in the de

Keep your toys

Bits of Paper

Days of the week

 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL APPRECIATION / NATURALISITC INTELLIGENCE

 

Ø  Walking in the garden

Ø  Looking at the rain

 


SJU-PP/04/11-12
July 15, 2011

JUNIOR / SENIOR K.G.

Dear Parents,

Please note the following:

1.       Festivals Celebrations

Timings:-              Morning      :         9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Afternoon   :         1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

Date Day Activity Dress Code
August 12, 2011 Friday Independence Day & Raksha Bandhan Leaders / Traditional Wear
August 18, 2011 Thursday Gokulashtami Krishna, Radha, Gopi

 

2.       Colour Days

Date Day Junior K.G. Senior K.G.
August 2, 2011 Tuesday Green Orange
August 16, 2011 Tuesday Yellow Brown

3.       Holidays

Date Day Holidays
August 15, 2011 Monday Independence Day
August 19, 2011 Friday Parsi New Year
August 22, 2011 Monday Gokulashtami

4.       Next Visiting Day                   –        Friday, August 26, 2011

Sincerely,

Headmistress

Universal Beginnings


Jr.Kg.

WHAT I LEARNT IN THE MONTH OF JUNE – JULY (2011 – 2012

PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT / BODILY KINESTHETIC INTELLIGENCE

 

Ø  Aerobics

Ø  Exercises

Ø  Action songs

Ø  Here we go round the Mulberry Bush

Ø  Kangaroo dance

Ø  5 little monkeys

Ø  Clap our hands

Ø  Boogie-woogie

 

SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT / INTER PERSONAL / INTRA PERSONAL  NTELLIGENCE

Ø  My home

Ø  My family

Ø  Myself

Ø  My School

Ø  Cleanliness

Ø  Like / dislikes and taste of snacks

Ø  Parts of the body

 

 

COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT / LOGICO ATHEMATICAL

Ø  Counting 1 – 50

Ø  Sensory organs

Ø  School and good manner

Rainy season and its creatures

Ø  Shapes

Ø  Use of parts of the body

Ø  5 Golden Words

Ø  Rain wear

 

LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT / VERBAL LINGUISTIC INTELLIGENCE

Ø  Things in our houses

Ø  Oral A – Z

Ø  Days of the week

Ø  Months

Ø  Date

Ø  Letters done s. a. t. i, p, n, c, k, e, h with sounds and action songs

Ø  Two and three letter words – sit, pan, pat, tip, sat, in, ant, sap, at, snip, snap, it, tap, pip, spin, nap, an, as

 

 

MUSIC / MUSICAL INTELLIGENCE

Ø  Letter songs

Ø  Rain, rain

Ø  Where is Thumbkin

Ø  My home

Ø  My family

Ø  Sa, re, ga, ma

Ø  Do, re, me, fa

Ø  Do a deer

Ø  Independence day

Ø  Colour day songs

Ø  We like to come to school

Ø  Dance class of Shaimak Davar

 

ART AND CRAFT / VISUAL SPATIAL INTELLIGENCE

Ø  Paper folding

Ø  Colouring

Ø  Drawing

Ø  Colour dairy

Ø  Red and blue activities on colour days

 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL APPRECIATION / NATURALISITC INTELLIGENCE

Ø  Cleanliness

Ø  Good habits

Ø  Rainy seasons

Ø  Rainy creatures


Sr.Kg.

WHAT I LEARNT IN THE MONTH OF JUNE – JULY (2011 – 2012)

PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT / BODILY KINESTHETIC INTELLIGENCE

Ø Scogym

Ø Exercise

Ø Marching

Ø Dance

Ø Running

Ø Jumping

Ø Hopping like a frog

Ø Crawling like a snail

Ø Playing in the activity room

 

 

SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT / INTER PERSONAL / INTRA PERSONAL  NTELLIGENCE

Ø Interacting with teachers and friends

Ø Sharing puzzles

Ø Names of friends

 

COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT / LOGICO MATHEMATICAL INTELLIGENCE

Ø Worksheet No. Counting is

fun  worsheet 1, 2, 3, 4

Ø Fun with shapes

Ø Count and match

Ø Fun with patterns

Ø Oral counting 1 – 50

Ø 1 -1 pattern

Ø Revision of no. values 0 – 10

Ø No. values – 11, 12

Ø No. names – 1, 2

Ø Big, Bigger, Biggest

Ø Small, Smaller, Smallest

Ø Experiment

Ø Bathing a doll

Ø Washing handkerchief (experiment)

Ø Things that dissolve and does not dissolve

Lemon juice (experiment)

Ø Water is tasteless / colourless / odourless

Ø Evaporation of water (rain cycle)

 

 

LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT / VERBAL LINGUISTIC INTELLIGENCE

Ø Worksheet Language 1 – 13 and 30

Ø Sound and word dictation (phonics)

Ø Myself

Ø Sources of Water

 

MUSIC / MUSICAL INTELLIGENCE

Ø June comes and back to school

Ø Touch your nose

Ø Hands and legs

Ø On my body

Ø Here we go around the Mulberry Bush

Ø If I were a butterfly

Ø I like to come to school

Ø A jumping we will go

Ø It’s raining

Ø Rainbow

Ø Pink & Purple

Ø Black & White

Ø Me

Ø Class Anthem

 

ART AND CRAFT / VISUAL SPATIAL INTELLIGENCE

Ø Activity sheet 1 to 3

Ø Finger painting

Ø Palm Painting

Ø Foot printing

Ø Paper folding

Ø Cotton sponge dabbing

Ø Colouring

Ø Musical instrument made out of waste

Ø Decorating C.D.s

Ø Simple drawing

 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL APPRECIATION / NATURALISITC INTELLIGENCE

Ø Sources of water

Ø Group discussion ( on nature)

Ø Showed picture book

Ø Discussion on rain creatures

 


SJU-PP/06/11-12
August 25, 2011

Dear Parents,

Kindly note the following schedule:

Sr. No. Date Day Activity/Event Dress Code
1. August 31, 2011 Wednesday Idd-ul-Fitr

Holiday 2.September 1, 2011ThursdayGanesh Chaturthi   Holiday 3.September 2, 2011FridayIdd CelebrationTraditional Wear4.September 5, 2011MondayTeacher’s Day CelebrationParty Wear5.September 9, 2010FridayGanesh Chaturthi CelebrationTraditional Wear6.September 14, 2010WednesdayHindi Divas + Paryushan CelebrationTraditional Wear7.September 16, 2010FridayNext Visiting Day

 

On Saturday, October 1, 2011 we are celebrating Grandparents Day.  Please fill in the attached Slip and hand it over to us by Tuesday, September 6, 2011.

 

Yours truly,

Headmistress

Universal Beginnings

 

—————————————-Tear-off slip——————————————-

 

 

Name of Child  _______________________________  Std.  ____    Div.  ______

 

 

Tick ‘Ö ‘               No. of grandparents   :   1                2                3               4

Tea                           Coffee

Sign. of Parent  ________________

—————————————-Tear-off slip——————————————-

 

 

Name of Child  _______________________________  Std.  ____    Div.  ______

 

 

Tick ‘Ö ‘               No. of grandparents   :   1                2                3               4

Tea                           Coffee

Sign. of Parent  ________________

—————————————-Tear-off slip——————————————-

 

 

Name of Child  _______________________________  Std.  ____    Div.  ______

 

 

Tick ‘Ö ‘               No. of grandparents   :   1                2                3               4

Tea                           Coffee

Sign. of Parent  ________________