In an attempt to promote fitness among school children, K.R. Mangalam World School , GK-II observed ‘Fitness Week’ during the month of December 2020 as a part of Fit India Movement. The prime objective of the initiative was to bring about a behavioral change in school children from spending “Passive Screen Time” to “Active time”. Children and adults remain stick with gadgets and are spoiling their health due to lack of physical activity. To make everyone aware about physical and mental fitness, ‘Sports week’ was organized. The motto of organizing it was also to attract everyone towards Indian culture through various activities of games which were conducted throughout the week.
A six days ‘Fitness week’ was organized for the students. Dr. Sangeeta Arora, our principal ma’am gave motivational speech on fit India where she enlightened everyone on the importance of sports and how one can achieve a healthy lifestyle during the pandemic situation. The students of classes IV and V enthusiastically participated in the ‘Virtual Inter house ‘Poster making competition’ on the theme ‘ Hum fit to India fit’ and ‘ New India Fit India’, as a part of the ‘Fit India School Week’ where in they made and presented colourful and inspirational posters with thoughtful slogans. The activity helped them gain an insight into the advantages of keeping fit.
Yoga session was commenced during the virtual assembly for classes IV to VIII to boast their immunity and stamina. Lecture on good nutrition diet during pandemic was given by dietician Ms. Mohini. The young minds of Classes IV and V participated in the Sports Quiz organised as a part of the Fit India School Week, wherein they were asked some questions related to different sports such as kho-kho, Basketball, Cricket etc. The kids were delighted and answered all the questions with immense enthusiasm. The quiz helped them recall the basic rules and norms related to various games and sports.
Inter house competition of chess, virtual challenge squat, essay writing competition has been introduced to enhance the students’ competition spirit and confidence.