Our Curriculum and Philosophy

The school is affiliated to CBSE New Delhi. It follows and administers the curriculum prescribed by NCERT and CBSE. It tries to fulfill the objectives and the aims of education stated in National Curriculum Framework. Besides the school fulfills the needs of each individual taking into consideration the multiple intelligence theory. We believe each child is unique and has his/her own learning abilities. We respect the inborn potentials of the child and have educational programmers and co-curricular activities to nurture their abilities.

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Publications: 2021-22

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2021-22 - ACTIVITIES

AWARENESS PROGRAM FOR CLASS I & II

Young Indians (YI) is a movement for Indian Youth to converge, lead, co-create and influence India's Future. As an integral part of CII, a non-government, not for profit, industry led and industry managed organization playing a proactive role in India's development process. YI conducted a 'Sexual Abusement' for students of classes I and II on 17th November 2021 at PPS school. To make the children comfortable the session began with an ice breaker activity where satisfactory participation of all the students was seen. The Resources Persons: Miss. Vaamaa Baldora, Miss.Namrata Mishra, Miss.Vanishree B. S., Miss. Midhat Fathima from YI vividly explained to the children the concept of good touch and bad touch. To reinforce better understanding a story was depicted through a puppet show which kindled the interest of the participants. In the recapitulate session, the responses of the students left the resource persons amazed and they appreciated the children's understanding of the concept. Eventually the students were made to memorize the child Sexual Abusement helpline number 1098. Overall, it was a very informative, interesting and interactive session. -- Click here to view Photos --

Childrens' Day Celebrations

Children's day was celebrated at PPS on 15th November, 2021 with great enthusiasm and the day was made memorable for all the little ones by the teachers of Police Public School, who gave vibrant and energetic performances. The day was completely focused on children and their enjoyment and filled with joy and magnificence. The celebrations began with a welcome dance by a solo dance performance by Mrs. Anjana by offering prayers to God. The performances included - Song and Dance by Hindi department teachers, Dance by Kindergarten teachers, Skit by Science and Maths teachers, Dance and Song by English and Social department teachers, Skit by Kannada teachers and Dance by PE department and other staff, and Game/Activity conducted by Kindergarten teachers. At the end of the programme Mrs.B.Nanda, Principal presented a self composed Kannada poem drafted on the spot. The students were overwhelmed and thrilled to see the other side of their beloved teachers' talent and proclaimed 'once more' 'once more' at the end of many programmes. Sweets were distributed as a token of love and affection from the Management. Management hosted lunch for all the teachers. -- Click here to view Photos --

Kannada Rajyotsava Celebrations

Police Public School, Bengaluru celebrated 66th Kannada Rajyotsava on 15th November, 2021 with great enthusiasm and fun. The programme started with flag hoisting by the Principal Mrs. B. Nanda . The Kannada teachers and other staff sang a power packed nadageethe.Welcome speech was given by Ruchitha, class 10 student. The staff sought the blessings of Goddess Bhuvaneswari by offering floral tribute. Girls of class 10 performed a splendid welcome dance by offering their prayers to the Almighty. Purva. C and Harshita of class 8 delivered speech on significance of kannada and importance of the day. Children of class 9,10 and 11 participated in the rangoli competition "Anganadalli Rangoli" conducted in school by Kannada department on 13th November, 2021 and weaved beautiful and creative rangoli patterns. Mrs.Nishat and Mrs. Anjana, non- Kannadiga teachers, spoke a few words on the importance of Kannada which was followed by various cultural activities . Mono acting performance rendered by Mytri of class 4A was excellent and mesmerizing which triggered patriotic feelings in everyone. Kannada department faculty rendered mellifluous Kannada songs. Comedy skit on the importance of learning and speaking kannada by class 9 children left everyone laughing.The day's programme was compered by Miss.Tejaswini, PE teacher. Vote of thanks was delivered by Mr.Ravi, Kannada teacher. The program unravelled the richness in indigenous culture to the audience. -- Click here to view Photos --

In-house Workshop on Learning Through Gamification

An in-house workshop on the topic 'Learning through Gamification' was conducted by Smt. Shaila Dixit and her team on 13/11/2021 for the teachers of Police Public School. Gamification is the integration of game elements like point systems, leaderboards, badges, or other elements related to games into 'conventional' learning activities in order to increase engagement and motivation. Teachers demonstrated various games activities designed for online and offline classrooms that could even combine multiple subjects and skill sets, suited for different age groups. The session was very interactive and informative one as teachers explored ways to incorporate gamification and game based learning techniques to enhance teaching practices and improve students' learning outcomes.

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National Education Day

The National Education Day is being celebrated on November 11 to commemorate the birth anniversary of independent India's first education minister Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, who played a significant role in shaping the education system of the country. On this occasion, many activites were organised at our School on 11/11/2021 to highlight the virtues of education and its impact on the development of the nation as a whole.
Slogan Writing, Advertisement(Promoting Education), Poster Making (How education can change life) were part of the event held for students of Class 6,7 & 8 respectively. Class 9 students portrayed through Cartoon / Animation the role of education in one's life. Students of Class 10 & 11 narrated stories in pictorial form on the Topic: Online Vs Offline education. All children actively took part in these activities that sought to lay the importance of education in our lives. -- Click here to view Photos --

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS & SCREENING CAMP AT PPS

Breast Cancer Awareness & Screening Camp was organized in Police Public School on Friday, 29th October 2021, by Karnataka State Reserve Police Officer's / Employees Multipurpose Society, Koramangala, Bangalore and Rotary Bangalore Down Town. Dr. Gurusuhas (Indian Cancer Society) and doctors from M. S. Ramaiah Hospital screened the beneficiaries for oral cancer, breast cancer and cervical cancer. Around 31 women, Police Public School staff, parents and public availed benefit through this health camp drive. Police Public School expresses its gratitude to both organizers for organizing health awareness drive. -- Click here to view Photos --

Rashtriya Ekta Diwas

On 30/10/2021 Rashtriya Ekta Diwas was observed in the school through the online platform to mark the 146 th birth anniversary of Shri. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel with an objective to promote a strong sense of unity among the students and to make them understand the exceptionally valuable contributions of Shri. Sardar Vallabhai Patel. A brief speech on the importance of celebrating Rastriya Ekta Diwas was delivered. Teachers and students spoke on the occasion, highlighting the valuable contributions of Sardar Vallabhai Patel in nation building and his role in integration of princely States. Marking the occasion, students also took the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas Pledge during the class. -- Click here to view Photos --

Veergatha project in honour of Gallantry Award Winners

On account of CBSE Veer Gaatha project in the honour of Gallantry Award Winners, the following activities were conducted for the classes 6,7 and 8 on 26th October 2021. Class 6,7,8 students took part in Poem/paragraph writing (300 words) /Painting on the topic: If I had been__________ (Name of the Gallantry Award Winner), What would I have done for my nation? Or ____________(Name of the Gallantry Award Winner) motivates me to ________. Students showcased their creative work in the form of painting, poetry and paragraph writing about the brave hearts in Hindi (Class 6), Kannada (Class 7) and Engish (Class 8) language. The best entries were uploaded to the CBSE website. -- Click here to view Photos --

United Nations Day

United Nations Day, on 24 October, marks the anniversary of the day in 1945 when the UN Charter entered into force. To highlight the significance of UNO Day, on 25 October, 2021, our School held an online session for the students of classes VI to VIII. A brief talk emphasising the work of the United Nations in the international community and a video on mock UN assembly were presented to the children. Class VI students through PPT presentation, described about UNO and its agencies while Class VII students addressed on failures and achievements of UNO. A video presentation on mock UN General assembly was presented to Class VIII students to educate them about diplomacy, international relations, that gave an overview how decisions are made at the United Nations. -- Click here to view Photos --

Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav is an initiative of the Government of India to celebrate and commemorate 75 years of progressive India and the glorious history of it's people, culture and achievements. In this regard various activities were conducted on 22/10/2021 in Police Public School. Grand Parents of students of Class 1 to 5 narrated stories about freedom struggle events. Grade 6 to 10 students participated in the paragraph writing activity on any two places of freedom struggle. The activity emphasise and educated children about India's freedom movement and the uniquely liberal and secular ideals that Mahatma Gandhi and other leaders of the freedom struggle endowed upon free India. Through these activities children were made aware of the various places of the country and the people's struggle that agitated the freedom movement bringing them together to fight for one cause and one nation. This activity marks the revival of our journey of self-reliance and self-respect of the country. -- Click here to view Photos --

Breast Cancer Awareness Program at Police Public School

Breast Cancer Awareness program was organized on 12th Oct 2021 in Police Public School in association with Rotary Down Town Bengaluru. Dr. Swathi and Dr. Gurusuhas from Indian Cancer Society created awareness and sensitized the women audience in the awareness workshop. This initiative was taken up by Rotary Down Town and BRACE to educate people and encourage them in spreading awareness about prevention of Breast Cancer as Prevention is better than cure. Breast cancer is predominantly increasing in India and alarmingly a shocking number is resulting in death. Such awareness programs enables women folk to identify symptoms of Breast Cancer in the early stages and take necessary medical help and support. Shri. M.V. Ramakrishna Prasad, Commandant, 3rd Bn, KSRP and Founder Secretary, Police Public School, Rtn. Biju Gangadharan, President, Rotary Down Town, Rtn. Tejaswini Jaisimha, Secretary, Rotary Down Town, Rtn. Kavitha Krishna Murthy BRACE Chair person, Dr. Jagadeesh, 3rd Bn, KSRP, Sri. Siddappa L Kodliwad, AC, 3rd Bn, KSRP, staff, parents and women pcs from the police department were present. Cause factors, symptoms, risk factors, myths, treatment measures, routine self detection technique and such other informative facts were disseminated through the session. Ultimately the audience was requested to spread awareness of early detection of Breast Cancer to friends, family members and relatives for the wellness of the society. Earlier on 9th Oct 2021, in observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Police Public School students had participated in the walkathon during the inauguration of Global Breast Cancer Foundation at KIDWAI association with Rotary Down Town Bengaluru. -- Click here to view Photos --

CAREER GUIDANCE- ORIENTATION TALK

Class 10 students of PPS had a rare privilege and opportunity to attend 'Career guidance' talk given by Smt. Prathima Jagdeesh, on the 9th Oct' 21. The two hour session was keenly attended with lots of question put forward to clarify the doubts. The speaker dealt with various aspects, such as- Recognition of One's Quotient, Choices to be made from different Streams with Awareness, Skills and Interest required, Decision- making process, Assessment of one's Strength and Weakness and ultimately achievement of Satisfaction and Growth. The speaker cautioned the young minds on several myths about career choices, and the role of pressure involved. She further dealt in detail the various streams with its pros and cons. A good number of the students came out smiling with affirmation and clarity for their future endeavors. -- Click here to view Photos --

Induction Ceremony of Interact Club 2021

Interact Club was inaugurated for academic year 2021-22 by Rotary, Bangalore Downtown on 08/10/2021. 50 students of Class 7 and 8 were inducted to the Interact Club. The ceremony began with the invocation song. Sanjana of 9B welcomed the gathering. The Chief Guest for the event was Rotarian Biju Gangadharan, President, Rotary, Bangalore Downtown. Rotarians, Shri MV Ramakrishna Prasad, Commandant 3 rd Bn, KSRP and Founder Secretary and EMC Member, PPS, Dr Jagadish, Smt. B. Nanda, Principal, staff, parents and students were part of the momentous event. Badges were pinned by the Rotarians for the newly inducted students. The office bearers of the Interact Club are Anagha of 8B, President, Manjunath TV of 8B, Vice-President, Sahana of 8 A, Secretary and Sridhar of 8A, Treasurer. Anagha , President of Interact Club in her acceptance speech promised that she would discharge her duties and fulfill the trust reposed on her as the captain of the Interact Club. Poorvi of 9C briefed about the Interact Club and shared her experience of being a member of the Interact Club.The Chief Guest in his speech applauded the association of the school with Rotary and the initiatives taken for the development of the school. On behalf of the Rotary, Bangalore Downtown, Rotarian Biju Gangadharan, President , handed over a cheque of Rs 4,45,700 towards back to school initiative for students who are economically affected due to COVID 19. Shri M.V Ramakrishna Prasad, Commandant 3 rd Bn KSRP and Founder Secretary and EMC Member, PPS expressed his gratitude towards this noble gesture by the Rotary. He also congratulated the Rotary for their commendable initiatives for the progress of the school and for the wellness of the society. Parent of Hariharan studying in 2C thanked the Rotarians for their generous gesture in helping students who had financial constraints. A few Rotarians nostalgically recalled the commendable initiatives adopted by Rotary Bangalore Downtown for the welfare of the society. The event concluded with the rendering of vote of thanks by Sahana of 8A. The programme was compered by Harshitha of 9C. -- Click here to view Photos --

IN-HOUSE WORKSHOP ON 'TEACHER'S EMPOWERMENT'

On the 8th Oct'21, PPS teaching staff were initiated to empower themselves into Learn-state-of the art technique on the following: - Competency based learning, Joyful learning, Integrated learning, Foundational literacy and Numeracy, Experiential learning and Multiple learning. The staff was divided into seven groups who proactively churned out their presentations enthusiastically doing their very best. Each group was evaluated and encouraged to improve further. Keeping in mind the 'Time-Management', the presentation was timed out for forty minutes. This workshop provided a good platform for all the teachers to scale up their teaching methodology and to align themselves with the latest trend, Specified in NEP 2020. It is indeed a challenging task to unfold the concept of a given subject, using relevant tools and pedagogy, provide a deeper understanding of the subject matter, design appropriate activities and assessment, enhancing glossary and utilizing computer knowledge and Internet as the sea of information, while specifying the learning outcomes and objectives. Kudos ! To the Principal for initiating this process. -- Click here to view Photos --

World Habitat Day observed

World Habitat Day is a holiday that is held on the first Monday of October each year. This holiday was organized by the United Nations as an event that focuses on helping people around the world to receive the necessary shelter that they require for the lives. The event plays a strong emphasis to support the poor and homeless by helping people to get the homes that they require and to make it easier for them to find such homes. To encourage the children to know about the importance of shelter for human beings, animals, plants and even for all microbial. World Habitat Day was conducted on 5th October 2021 in Police Public School. In view of world Habitat Day, various activities were conducted through online mode for the classes 3 to 5 and offline mode for the classes 6 to 8 which are as follows:
Class 3 - Free Hand Drawing Creature's Home
Class 4 - Collage Making on the topic 'Shelter for Homeless'
Class 5 - Slogan Writing with drawing on the topic 'Preservation of Nature'
Class 6 - Poster Making on 'World Habitat Day'
Class 7 - Advertisement for inviting environmentalist to take part in a rally that will be held on 'World Habitat Day'
Class 8 - Spray Painting on 'World Habitat Day'
Children got awareness about sustainable development and learnt about the basic right to adequate shelter and housing for everyone in a world which is densely populated, and has been affected by the impact of urbanization. Children took active part in discussion and exhibited their feelings through the activities. Overall the activities across all the classes were meaningful. -- Click here to view Photos --

PPS students shines at Inter school Mercatura event

The students of Class 11B from PPS participated in the inter school Mercatura event-competition on 2/10/21 organized by Deens PU College to encourage and inculcate competitive learning and hone organising skills among students. Peddle for Medal is a game to test the advertising skills and to convince the judges to buy the most bizarre products. Santhosh S. of class XI B has secured 1st prize. Quizlinkx is an intellectual playing field for bidding commerce buffs, to stretch their business acumen and gauge their knowledge. Deepa S. of XI B has secured 2nd prize and Chandresh Gouda M has secured 3rd prize.

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GANDHI JAYANTI CELEBRATION

Gandhi Jayanti was celebrated on 02/10/2021 with zeal and patriotic fervour by students and teachers in the school to mark the 152 nd birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and 117 th birthday anniversary of Sri. Lal Bahadur Shastri.The programme started with the invocation song. Nithyashree of 10B welcomed the gathering. A skit depicting the Gandhian value of 'Truth is God' by students of class 10 was very impressive. Sanchita of 10 C spoke about the significance of the day. Gandhiji's favourite bhajans by students and teachers filled the air with positive vibrations and exhilaration. Vote of thanks was rendered by Rachana of 10B. The programmes were compered by Anagha of 8B. The celebration culminated with the cleanliness drive in the school campus by the staff. -- Click here to view Photos --

EPOCH - MAKING ACHIEVEMENT - GLORIOUS FEATHER IN THE CAP OF POLICE PUBLIC SCHOOL

Police Public School bags the first position in the Junior Maths Championship organized by Matific.

Police Public School is an institution which nurtures students talents and creativity. It takes pride in bagging the first prize in 'The Junior Maths Championship' organized by digital learning Maths platform Matific for class Nursery to 6. Around 1200 schools and 5,00,000 students all across India participated in the competition from 11th to 13th August 2021.
The school has won a cash prize of INR 4,50,000. Total 157 students participated from Police Public School. On 29th September 2021 Award Ceremony was organised for all the students for their outstanding achievement in Matific Junior Maths Championship at Police Public School. Chief guest Shri Alok Kumar IPS, ADGP KSRP and Chairman, Police Public School distributed the cash prize of Rs. 1000 each, a Wild craft bag and certificate to all participants and cash prize of Rs 10,000 to the seven teachers involved in the competition. Principal Smt B. Nanda donated her prize amount to the parent of Hemashree D of class 7th C. Shri Rajeev Krishnan, Vice President Matific India presented winning trophy to the Principal. Dr. Anoop A. Shetty, DIGP KSRP and Secretary, Police Public School, Shri Raghunath K. S , Commandant 4th BN KSRP and Asst Secretary PPS and Shri M V Ramakrishna Prasad, Commandant 3rd BN KSRP and Founder Secretary Police Public School were also present. -- Click here to view Photos --

Fit India Freedom Run 2.0

The activity, Fit India Freedom Run 2.0 was held on 29th September, 2021. The junior boys started their run at Police Public School and ended in their run at Police Public School ground.
The students had their run of 3km which lasted almost for one hour. The zeal and enthusiasm encouraged the students to complete the entire race. Students were gripped with a feeling of anxiety and nervousness although some runners achieved triumph; others were still satisfied with their attempt to complete the entire Fit India Freedom Run 2.0. None of the students were injured and the run was successfully completed with due support of our team head Principal B Nanda followed by PPS male staff and our supporting staff.

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Rashtriya Poshan Maah

To ensure community mobilization and bolster people's participation every year, the month of September is celebrated as Rashtriya Poshan Maah in the country. The objective is to implement the comprehensive unified strategy to strengthen nutritional content, wellness and focus on developing practices that nurture health, immunity to diseases and malnutrition in the country. The theme for this year's Poshan Maah is plantation activity as "Poshan Vatika". Police Public School in combined effort with Rotary Club Downtown had organised a plantation drive on 25th September 2021, planting hundred coconut saplings in the school premises. An array of activities were conducted for classes Nursery to 8 which included PPTs on nutritional food, quiz, and panel discussion on 'Impact of Rural Mass to Urban Mass'. The tiny tots of Kindergarten donated nutritious food to the needy, fed food for the cattle and birds and planted sapling. PTMs were conducted for parents to sensitize them about Nutrition, physical mental health and well being. Parents applauded the efforts of teachers and students in creating awareness about nutrition and health. The Rashtriya Poshan Maah month was a great success. -- Click here to view Photos --

Massive green campaign drive organised at PPS

A massive green campaign drive was organised at PPS on 25th Sep 2021, in collaboration with the Rotary Downtown Blr. President Rtn Biju Gangadharan and his team, Secretary Rtn Tejaswini, the Downtowner Rotaracts, Sri M.V. Ramakrishna Prasad, Commandant, 3rd Bn KSRP & EMC member, EMC PPS, staff and students participated in this drive. 50 Coconut saplings were planted in the school premises. Students were conveyed with the message of extending this green campaign drive at their houses too. It's indeed coincidental that 'Rashtriya Poshan Maah' is observed in this month. The 3 rd Bn KSRP, Rotary Downtown and PPS fraternity jointly joined hands under the Poshan Abhiyan and created Jan Andolan in this process. It's a moment of pride to have inceptualised the drive with the Downtowners who have been rigorously and proactively involving themselves in the green campaign drive across the State. -- Click here to view Photos --

Hindi Diwas Celebrated

On account of Hindi Diwas, Hindi week was organized in our school from 13/9/2021 to 18/9/2021. Students from Kindergarten to class X actively participated in various activities conducted throughout the week. Teachers explained the significance of Hindi Diwas and the need to promote the language. Various activities like palm print, conversation, recitation, poster making, slogan writing, Doha writing, pick and speak, word building, sentence formation, running commentary and interview of various teachers in Hindi were undertaken by students. Students gave speech, sang various Hindi-national, integration songs. Teachers also showed videos of songs and literacy skills. Class X students enthusiastically took the interview of our Principal, Smt. B Nanda. Even she encouraged the students and actively participated in the event. The entire week was set aside to showcase the importance of the day and raise awareness about the language. View Video -Hindi Diwas: Interview || Hindi Diwas- RJ Activity -- Click here to view Photos --

CMCA

As a part of the weekly Children's Movement for Civic Awareness programme, the session was conducted on 18-09-2021, for class 7ABCD. The CMCA Educators conducted the session, the topic for the day was "REFLECTION ON RIPPLE TASKS". The session was started by asking the students the meaning of plan, reflect, review and apply. After a brief discussion, the students were shown few team members who were quite unfamiliar to them and asked to select any three amongst them as leaders. They were also asked why they nominated them as team leaders and what have they learnt from the activity. The students responded with the valuable inputs. Later a story was narrated about the safety and security of girls. One of the students read out the story and all discussed about the harassment and eve-teasing of girls which was completely against law. Later during the session, the CMCA educator presented 5 slides of activities showing various population of boys and girls. After every slide, the population of girls got decreased with every question-and-answer session. At last, the forthcoming weekly activities were shown.

World Suicide Prevention Day

-Talk by Rakshitha S, Well-being Officer, 3rd & 4th Bn. KSRP - View Video-

International Day for the preservation of Ozone Layer

On account of International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 2021, different activities were conducted across classes 6 to 8 on 16/09/21 to sensitise students about the significance of the day. Class 6 had Slogan writing activity and discussions on the topic through the virtual platform. Children depicted their ideas through creative slogans. A virtual session was conducted for Class 7 during which children explained the significance of the day and made posters to depict how the thinning of the protective Ozone layer poses threat to life on Earth. Class 8 students took part in role play and drama to create awareness on the role of Ozone layer, the cause for its depletion and measures that could be taken by each individual to preserve Ozone layer. Children also took a pledge to protect and preserve the Ozone layer. Students of Grade 11 presented skits to depict the significance of Ozone layer and the methods to be adopted in life to protect ozone layer. These activities helped us remind that not only is ozone crucial for life on Earth, but that we must continue to protect the ozone layer for future generations. -- Click here to view Photos --

Engineers' Day

On Engineers Day celebrated on 15/09/21, we express our humble tribute to the exemplary greatest Indian engineer Bharat Ratna Sir M. Visvesvaraya Ji on his birth anniversary. Our talented engineers are contributing their best in nation building and moving forward this country in the direction to become Aatmanirbhar.
To celebrate this special day, students of class 9 and 10 of Police Public School participated in various creative activities. Class 10 students presented beautiful and creative miniature models of cars, bikes and buildings which included bungalows and utility buildings. The speciality of the models was that waste materials were used to prepare them. Students exhibited zeal and enthusiasm in their innovations. Class 9 students engaged in organic Jewellery making with great interest. Varieties of ornaments were made by the students with materials like newspapers, threads, beads, colours, vegetables, nuts etc. It was overall a joyful learning experience, and gave students an opportunity to learn about sustainable development and conserve resources without damaging the environment. -- Click here to view Photos --

Grandparents' Day

Grandparents Day was celebrated on 13/09/2021 for Kindergarten to Class 3 to express the bond between children and grandparents. Various activities were conducted across classes. Tiny tots of KG created beautiful greeting cards for their grandparents, pasting their photos and making it memorable for them. Students of Class 1 engaged in colourful handprint activity where handprints of children & their grandparents were printed along with their photographs which will be cherished for a long time. Class 2 students engaged in a photo collage activity to celebrate Grandparents Day. Children spoke on the occasion, the qualities they liked in their grandparents and expressed their love and affection by making photo collage of their cherished memories with their grandparents. Class 3 students shared their experiences of special bond with their grandparents and their importance in their lives. Students designed a family tree and pasted photos of their family members. The teachers highlighted the significance of the day. The day gave an opportunity to treasure the connection between grandparents and children and spend quality family time together. -- Click here to view Photos --

Positive Thinking Day

Positive Thinking Day was observed on 13/09/2021 by students of class 4 and 5. Videos were shown to motivate positive thinking in children. Students rendered speeches on the importance of inculcating a positive attitude in all their endeavours. Stories narrated by teachers boosted their happiness and brought positivity in them. Techniques to develop positive thinking were also shared. The activities were very interactive and engaging.

CREATING ENVIRONMENT WARRIORS at PPS

Police Public School Bengaluru for the past four years has made an effort to sensitise children to safeguard the environment for the survival of posterity. With the realisation of education being a powerful tool, the youth power serves to be a potential driving force. With this awareness the youth must play a proactive role in the conservation of environment initiative.
More than hundred students of classes 10 & 11 participated in this noble initiative- Making eco friendly Ganesh idols using clay, under the guidance of Smt Lakshmi Chalapathi, on 8th September 2021. The idols stood testimony to the inherent creativity in the children. Variety seeds were embedded in the idols by all the children. The children were briefed about the hazardous effect of painted Ganesh idols and POP idols. The administrative authority expressed concern to promote sustainable environment by involving school children in eco friendly activities so as to help them bloom into aware citizens of Mother Earth. It was a pleasurable sight to see the children carry home the carved idols with pride. -- Click here to view Photos --

PPS STARS...THE TORCH BEARERS OF TOMORROW

'Literacy is the most basic currency of the knowledge economy.'
The unexpected COVID-19 pandemic has disturbed the learning of children and young people to a great extent. However, efforts are being made to ensure the continuity of learning. Literacy is an integral part of education and a guiding force towards a prosperous economy. To raise awareness on the importance of literacy, The National Literacy Day was celebrated on 8th September , 2021 in Police Public School, Koramangala, Bengaluru. Various activities were conducted, (online and offline) for students from class 6 to 11 at the school which were as follows:

Inculcating interest in reading and writing through these activities would act as a stepping stone towards continuing education and become world citizens. Making a bookmark would encourage students to read a variety of books and use them appropriately. Designing a cover page would lead the students to express their opinions in writing analysing the literary piece. Read-a-thon emphasizes the importance of fluent and flawless reading with proper pause and modulation. The art of letter writing has been vanishing today due to digitalization. The students participated with great zeal and enthusiasm and it was a pleasure to see children come out with a plethora of creative ideas and emotionally connect with other people. May our students contribute to promote literacy rate in the country with proactive involvement of oneself. -- Click here to view Photos --

Blub World Web Talks

Blub World is a medium to inspire children in the age group of 13 to 19 years across the World. Blub World believes that every child is unique and gifted with some or the other talent. Blub World Team is always on their toes to curate, showcase and celebrate that uniqueness of every child through their efforts online, on-ground and on print. Blub World constantly strives to create content that is Inspiring, Exciting, Educating and Entertaining.
Mrs B. Nanda, Principal, had received an invite to participate in the 163rd episode to share views on the topic 'Making Learning Impact Driven'. The event was on 7th September 21. It was indeed a privileged opportunity to share the platform with distinguished erudites. Indeed a befitting occasion for enlightenment. No age bar for learning.

Awareness programme by Rani Channamma Pade

An awareness programme was held on 07/09/21 by a team of lady police officials from 'Rani Channamma Pade' to educate the students and faculty about the acts and provisions relating to women and child welfare. As part of their role to increase awareness, a team of about 13 specially trained women police officials led by Sri. Sunil Y. Naik, Police Inspector, Madiwala, Ms. Lakshmi WPSI and Smt. Veena WPSI visited the school and conducted awareness programme for students of Class 9 & 10, teachers and staff. The event, was graced by the school Principal, Smt. B. Nanda.
The session covered topics like cyber crime, prohibition of child marriage acts, demonstration of basic self-defence tricks to protect oneself from attackers, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POSCO) Act, disadvantages of social media and threats related to misuse of digital platforms leading to serious offences. Children were also sensitised about the serious consequences of traffic violations and advised not to drive vehicles until they attain the age of 18 and obtain driving licence. Speaking on the occasion, Principal Smt. B. Nanda expressed gratitude to the team and asserted how the lady officers in uniform could continue to inspire and motivate the young students to serve the nation. Overall the programme turned out to be an educative experience for one and all present. -View Video- -- Click here to view Photos --

National Nutrition Week

The National Nutrition Week is observed in our country from September 1 to September 7 to create awareness about good nutrition and health. The following activities were conducted for LKG to Class 5 on 06/09/21 and 07/09/21, as a part of the National Nutrition Week awareness programme.

Teachers' Day celebration

Teachers Day was celebrated in the school on 6/09/21. The entire programme was hosted by the Class 10 students to express their love and appreciation for their beloved teachers. The Principal, Smt. B. Nanda was the Chief Guest for the programme. Games were conducted for the teachers as a part of the special day and prizes were distributed to the winners soon after the games concluded.The formal program was lead off with an invocation song sung by Poorvi, followed by welcome address by Bhoomika. Vishwachethan of Grade 1, greeted the teachers with a short speech on the occasion of Teachers Day. Chaitanya of Class 10 and Yashaswini of 10A delivered speeches in Kannada and English respectively. Prizes for the various competitions held for teachers and support staff were distributed to the prize winners by the Principal.
Followed by this, the Principal enlightened the audience with a short talk, highlighting the various dimensions of a teacher, the finer differences between pundits, Acharya and Guru, and urged the teachers to add value to their teaching by spreading knowledge and dispelling darkness. The formal programme concluded with a Vote of Thanks by Zulfi. Nithyashree of Class 10 compered the days proceedings. The cultural programme unfolded with dance performances by students of Class 9, 10 & 11. Bhargavi of Class 11 rendered a mix of melodious retro fusion songs from Bollywood and Kannada bringing alive the retro vibe to cherish the old memories. Karthik of Class 11 presented a surprise tribute to teachers with his short movie that reflected many glimpses of the classroom teaching that brought waves of laughter among the teachers and students. The entire programme was applauded by everyone present and will add on to cherished memories.

Krishna Janmashtami celebration

Krishna Janmashtami was celebrated virtually on 30/08/2021 at PPS. Students of Nursery & KG were beautifully dressed up as Krishnas and Radhas. A video portraying the birth story of Lord Krishna was shown and children chanted Hare Krishna slokas. Paper flute making activity was also part of the event.

National Sports Day observed

"The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning."
National Sports Day is celebrated on 29th of August every year. It marks the birth anniversary of Hockey legend, Major Dhyan Chand, who is regarded as the greatest Hockey player of all times. The day is aimed at spreading awareness about the importance of physical activities and sports in life.
Class teachers from 6th to 11th standard conducted the quiz activity. Teachers explained about the significance of the day and shown videos, pictures and explained about the importance of sports. Students from 6th to 11th around 432 students have taken part in the quiz.
Poorvi S V and Harshitha K N of class IX C delivered a speech, focusing on the benefits of different sports and how sports can develop multiple qualities like a sense of togetherness, leadership skills, planning, patriotism and teamwork.

CMCA classes - Theme: Empathy and Gratitude for Frontline workers

An online session was organised by CMCA for classes 7ABCD on Saturday, 28-8-2021 at 10::00 am 10:45 am. The CMCA facilitator were 7A- Ms. Rajini & Ms Shobha Narayan, 7B - Aritra & Stuti, 7C - Medha & Manjula, 7D - Prashanth & Aparna. The session began with the review on the activities given to the students last week. Highlighted points for the days activity were: Students and teachers were also participated actively in the session. Later a 'THANKS GIVING CAMPAIGN' was conducted in the class. The link was shared in the chat box and students were asked to type their thanks giving messages. It was also told that the messages would be sent to all the Covid frontline workers. Later, further campaign tasks and the forthcoming weekly tasks were shared in the group. The theme for the day's class was "Empathy and gratitude for frontline workers".

Inauguration of new KG and Administrative Block

"If you are planning for a year, sow rice;
If you are planning for a decade, plant trees;
If you are planning for a lifetime, educate people".

It was a momentous occasion for Police Public School on the morning of 25/08/21, as the much-awaited inaugural ceremony of the newly constructed KG and Administrative Block, was held by the honourable Home Minister of Karnataka, Shri. Araga Jnanendra amidst dignitaries Shri. Ramalinga Reddy, MLA, BTM Layout Constituency, Shri. Praveen Sood, IPS, DG & IGP, Karnataka State, Shri. A.S.N. Murthy, IPS, ADGP, KSPH & IDCL, Shri. Alok Kumar, IPS, ADGP, KSRP & Chairman, EMC, PPS. This significant occasion was also graced by Shri. M.V. Ramakrishna Prasad, Commandant 3rd Battalion KSRP & Founder Secretary, EMC, PPS, Shri. Raghunath K.S., Commandant 4th Bn. & Asst. Secretary, EMC PPS, other police officers, the Principal Smt. B. Nanda, and the entire teaching fraternity and staff.
The Chief Guest received the Guard of Honour given by the 4th Battalion KSRP and was greeted by the Principal, school students and teachers on his arrival. The formal inauguration took place with the unveiling of the plaque, ribbon cutting and seeking blessings of the Almighty. Shri. Alok Kumar, IPS, ADGP, KSRP & Chairman, EMC, PPS presented a potted plant to the Chief Guest. Following this, the dignitaries and guests were all led on a short tour around the new spacious KG classrooms and Admin Block. The memorable day culminated with a photo session with the esteemed guests.
The school adorned a festive look for the special day. The occasion drew unparalleled enthusiasm among the PPS family, along with KG parents & well-wishers who were also part of the inauguration event. Hope this new beautiful edifice of learning will stand erect, spreading the light of knowledge for many generations to come. -- Click here to view Photos --

B. Sathvik Naidu wins gold medal at State Level Taekwondo Competition

B, Sathvik Naidu of LKG-B, participated in 38th State Sub junior category Taekwondo Championship 2021 organised by Bengaluru District Taekwondo Association and have won the gold medal in the State Level Championship held on 25/08/21. Congratulations little Champion!

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75th Independence Day Celebrations

Police Public School celebrated the 75th Independence Day with unprecedented patriotic fervour. All the teachers and participating students gathered on the Campus ground. Shri. M. V. Ramakrishna Prasad; the Commandant of 3rd Battalion, KSRP & founder Secretary of the School, accompanied by the Assistant Secretary, Shri. Raghunath K.S., Commandant of the 4th Battalion, KSRP and Smt. B. Nanda, the Principal unfurled the tri-colour flag.
The Assistant Secretary spoke a few words on the days significance. Shri. M.V. Ramakrishna Prasad, the Commandant of 3rd Battalion, KSRP was honoured with a shawl and bouquet for having received the Presidents Medal for his meritorious service. Congratulations and best wishes to him.
The gamut of celebration followed which consisted of prize distribution to the students of primary class for having excelled in Maths proficiency- an online competition conducted by Matific Junior Maths Championship. The Maths teachers of the Primary section were lauded for their support and encouragement. The students marched in two contingent, to the beat of the drum while the Principal presided over it. Speeches for the occasion were delivered by the students in English, Hindi and Kannada, followed by a beautiful group rendition given by the teachers both in Kannada and Hindi. The patriotic songs sung elevated the atmosphere reminding us of the utmost sacrifice and the important role our leaders played in achieving freedom. -- Click here to view Photos --

Matific Junior Maths Competition

Matific Junior Maths Championship is an online Maths competition held for primary school students to inspire children to do their best in Maths with a friendly competition. Around 163 students from Classes 1 to 6 participated in this online competition held during 11/08/21 to 13/08/21. Live scoring of each students from each class and school performance was made available through the matific platform's live board option which helped the students see their progress and perform with a competitive spirit. Our school was ranked first in the scoreboard with 1317.81 stars plus 100 bonus stars in the competition. The top school performers from each grade were felicitated with certificates for their outstanding performance in the Junior Maths competition.

Joyful Learning Activities

Joy is an important component of true learning. As a part of joyful learning activity, Nursery and KG children engaged in hands on activity on 10/08/21 to learn the concept of 'Float and Sink'. Biscuit Train was another such activity conducted where children enjoyed making trains using biscuits of different shapes, jam, gems and polo. They arranged the biscuits in their own creative ideas and was completely engrossed in the class activity. Mask making activities were held on 14/08/21. Nursery, LKG, and UKG children made masks of Elephant, Rabbit and Sunflower respectively. No doubt, these activities has truly brought an element of happiness and joy among the kids. -- Click here to view Photos --

CMCA-Cultivate Critical Thinking and Scientific Temper

The topic for the weekly CMCA session held on 07 /08/21 was 'Cultivate Critical Thinking and Scientific Temper'. The facilitators for the session were Ms. Rajini, Ms. Shobha, Ms. Shramana Sengupta, Mr. Arithra, Mr. Prashant Goyel. The session began with a reminder on appropriate online etiquettes, followed by discussion of students group activities for the week. Stories were narrated to students which stressed on various social issues like 'Social Media and its impact on students', 'Crime in Society', drug abuse etc. They were sensitised on what could be done to make the society to overcome these issues. Through a PPT presentation and a live demo of Google website validity check, awareness was created on how to identify fake news and to check for the authenticity of the messages before being shared freely in social media. Students were encouraged to ponder 4W test. That is 'Ask oneself the 4 Ws'- Who has spread the message? Where can I crosscheck the credibility of the news? What views come to my mind when I hear the news? Whether I am willing to change? The facilitators also shared few Government sites and sources among the students, encouraging them and reminding them of the fundamental duty 'To develop the scientific temper, humanism and the spirit of inquiry and reform'. Discussions on 'The Fundamental Right(s)', 'Freedom of Expression', 'Right to information' followed. The much interactive session winded up with a reminder to students about their upcoming activities.

Kindergarten Butterfly Day Activities

Nursery and LKG children of Police Public School celebrated 'Butterfly Day' on 29th July 2021 Thursday. Butterflies are Nature Angels. Children were dressed up as butterflies. There were many sizes and colours of butterflies. They were shown a video on Butterfly park, and on watching video all children were flying high and high and went to Butterfly park. All were looking colourful and pretty..

World Nature Conservation Day celebrated

On account of World Nature Conservation Day, which is celebrated on the 28th of July every year, our school - Police Public School, held a virtual event for all the classes from LKG to 11th grade. There were different activities held for each class on a zoom platform.
For class LKG and UKG, there was a freehand drawing activity conducted, and each student participated in full excitement and enthusiasm with their creative tiny weenie hands.
For classes 1 and 2, A fancy dress activity was held on the topic of Conservation day. The students of both the classes participated with great passion and eagerness. Students got dressed up as insects, trees, flowers, and many more creative ideas. Few students spoke about water and its importance. Overall it was a fun-filled session, and all the students participated actively.
Similarly, for classes 3, 4,5, 6, and 7 and 8, there was activity about sapling planting in the coconut shell, Drawing, Puppet making, Best out of waste, Poster making, Collage making, respectively. All the students from their respective classes participated with great zeal. There was active participation from every student.
And for class 9, the activity was on Advertisement /pamphlet designing. With a vibrant palette of colors, the young minds of grade 9 were all set to portray their ideas on the canvas based on the theme of nature conservation. Students actively participated in advertisement designing and emphasized the need to conserve nature. The gusto and enthusiasm in them were boundless.
Similarly, there was activity on Bottle Painting for class 10.They came out with innovative paintings done on a bottle depicting the importance of nature. They showcased their talent exuberantly in exhibiting concepts like global warming, desertification. It was a thought triggering session. Class 11, organized a panel discussion for the topic of the day and displayed their oratory skills infusing technology to support their stand. Overall, all the classes thoroughly enjoyed all the activities and were sensitised with the importance of nature conservation. -- Click here to view Photos -- Panel Discussion - Video1 | Video2

Kargil Victory Diwas celebrated

"If death strikes before I prove my blood, I swear I'll kill death", said Param Veer Chakra recipient, Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey.
In view of Kargil Victory Diwas, Police Public school conducted various activities on 26/07/21 from class 6 to 10 namely, poems, slogan writing, essays on KARGIL VIJAY DIWAS- A Tribute to the Martyrs', article writing on 'The contribution of Indian soldiers to the nation' and letter writing on 'A Letter to the Soldiers'. These activities began with a brief introduction to the Kargil which highlighted the values of dedication and self belief. 6ABCD students made beautiful posters. 7ABCDstudents wrote slogans and free hand drawing. Students explained about the significance of self defence , self reliance ,courage and sacrifice of the brave soldiers. Akshath and Akshay sang the patriotic song . Preksha from class 6D sang the patriotic song accompanying piano. Class 8ABC students wrote essays on 'A Tribute to the Martyrs', to acknowledge the sacrifices of Indian soldiers and pay a tribute to Indian army and its undying efforts for the safety and security of the country. Students of class 9ABC penned the poems and wrote essays on 'Contribution of Soldiers' to the country highlighting the achievements and sacrifices of soldiers . Class 10 ABC were given an activity to write a letter to a soldier. Students expressed their gratitude to the selfless service at the frontier of the country through letters.
These activities enlightened the children about their responsibilities towards their nation; and inculcate in them, the feeling of patriotism and develop and reinforce the spirit of communal harmony, national integration and pride in our culture.

CMCA Clubs launched

'Children are like buds in a garden and should be carefully and lovingly nurtured, as they are the future of the nation and the citizens of tomorrow'. As a part of CMCA activities, weekly sessions were held for classes 7 ABCD on 24/07/2021. The highlight of the day was the launch of CMCA clubs. The invitees for the day were Smt. B. Nanda, Smt. Thanuja Sunder, Smt. Uma M, Smt. Prapulla. The resource persons were Ms Rajini, Ms. Shobha, Ms. Aritra, Ms. Stuti, Ms. Medha, Ms. Manjula, Mr. Prashanth Goyel & Ms. Aparna. Different forms of Art and Expression were discussed during the session were students shared their opinions. Students discussed in groups and worked on various Club activities as listed:

The following students took the Oath: Bhoomika - 7A , Akshitha -7B, Lalith - 7C, Lokender - 7D and it was read out to the classmates. Later Akhil - 7A, Sanjana - 7B, Deepak Gowda - 7C, Jeevan -7D concluded with the Vote of Thanks. The entire session was an impactful and exciting experience for the students.

Blue day celebrated

Kindergarten children of Police Public School celebrated Blue Day on 22nd July 2021,Thursday. The tiny tots of Kindergarten had dressed up in blue color dress. Teachers introduced the color by showing blue objects like balloons, balls, toys, clouds, rain drops sea waves, water animals etc. Children also showed blue objects and spoke few sentences regarding this. The following activities were conducted:
Nursery: Spray paint
LKG: Paper boat making
UKG: Fish collage
The day ended by reciting rhymes on Blue color. -- Click here to view Photos --

Free wifi service offered to facilitate smooth virtual learning

Police Public School as a welfare initiative, has extended ACT wi-fi internet connection to facilitate smooth virtual learning for the police students residing in KSRP campus. The broadband service was formally launched by Sri. Alok Kumar IPS, ADGP, KSRP & Chairman, Police Public School on 17/07/21. Sri. Sandeep Gupta, Chief Operating Officer, ACT Fibernet, Bengaluru was the Guest of Honour. The occasion was also graced by Sri. M.V. Rama Krishna Prasad, Commandant 3rd Bn & Asst. Secretary of PPS, Smt. B. Nanda, Principal, senior police officials and members of Education Management Committee. During the inauguration of the event, the Chairman virtually interacted with those students availing the ACT wifi service and expressed hope that they utilise faster Internet access for a smooth digital learning. The students expressed their gratitude to the Management for providing free wifi service that would support them with uninterrupted Internet for their online classes.

Kindergarteners celebrate Red day

Kindergarten children of Police Public School celebrated Red Day on 15th July 2021,Thursday. All the little angels of Kindergarten had dressed up in red color dress. Teachers introduced the color by showing red objects like apples, tomatoes, strawberry, balloons, balls, toys etc. Children also showed Red objects and spoke few sentences regarding this.The day ended by reciting rhymes on Red color. -- Click here to view Photos --

Bhargavi Gangoor bags first prize in Inter School Debate Competition

Bhargavi Gangoor of Class XI has brought laurel to the school by bagging first prize in the virtual Inter school debate competition event 'War of Words' hosted by Whitefield Global School, Bengaluru on 17/07/21. 'War of words' is a debate competition where the power of deploying rational and reasoned arguments of the student is judged. The event consisted of 2 rounds: constructive and cross examnation round & rebuttal round. Bhargavi stood first among 32 participants from across 16 schools. Congratulations to Bhargavi on this special achievement.
Around 21 students from Police Public School participated in various events like poem recitation, story telling, extempore talk show, quiz, light classical music singing, sell a deal, news reporting and debate. The competitions were held in virtual mode on 16/07/21 & 17/07/21 and was open to students from across Bangalore Schools of varied age categories. This platform has truly encouraged students to showcase their talents and enhance their confidence, creativity and sportsmanship.

CMCA weekly activities

As a part of the weekly Children's Movement for Civic Awareness programme (CMCA) an online session was organised for class 7 students on 10/07/2021. The session was facilitated and presented by CMCA Members Ms. Rajini, Mr. Arithra, Ms. Shramana, Ms. Medha, Ms. Manjula, Ms. Prashant Goyel, Ms. Aparna, Ms. Stuti Goswami, Ms. Ramya. The session started with a brief introduction by the CMCA educators and the ground rules for attending the online classes were discussed with the students. Through riddles, the children were asked to guess the state which the facilitator belongs to. The basic rules that have to be followed by a student and a teacher in general were discussed. Students were asked to follow the golden rule 'Be respectful to everyone.' Discussion was done as to what the students missed in the past one year during the COVID times & students shared their experiences. The story of a CMCA student, Aniyora was shared. She suggested the resident association at her apartment to unfurl the National Flag by honouring the COVID frontline workers of the society during the Independence Day. The empathetic and gratitude feeling of the girl was highlighted and students were asked to share the same feeling towards others in the society. A polling through chat box was done where the students had to suggest a club name for their respective classes. The names of the club were 7A - 'Warriors of 7A', 7B - 'Citizens of future India', 7C - 'Young Citizens Club', 7D - 'Social Service Club'. The students were asked to be the centre point of the ripples and influence the people around them positively in every possible way. -- Click here to view Photos --

World Population Day

In observance of World Population Day, a series of activities were organised on 10/07/21 for students of Class 4 to Class 11 through the virtual platform to spread awareness about the impact of a growing population and related issues.
Class 4, 5 students portrayed through drawing and painting the serious imbalance between population and natural resources which in turn puts heavy burden on planet Earth. Class 6 students showcased their point of views through Slogan Writing. Other activities like poster making, flyer designing was held for Class 7, 8 and 9. Class 10 students presented power point presentations to highlight the impact of Covid 19 on the Indian population and the world population statistics in general. Speech, quiz and poster making were part of the Class 11 activities. Students actively participated in these activities and used the platform to make others understand the hazards of global population explosion and the numerous socio-economic challenges it throws in. -- Click here to view Photos --

Parents Grievance Redressal Meeting held

"Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success." Says Henry Ford.
A grievance redressal meeting was convened in formal sense on 3rd July 2021 in the school premises. The meeting was chaired by Sri Alok Kumar IPS, ADGP KSRP & Chairman PPS. Sri MV Ramakrishna Prasad, Commandant 3rd Bn & Asst Secretary PPS, Sri Raghunath KS, Commandant 4th Bn & EMC member PPS, staff & sizeable number of parents were present on the occasion.
The objective of this meeting was to address genuine grievances by developing a responsive and accountable attitude among all the stakeholders in order to maintain a harmonious educated atmosphere in the institution.
Due to the pandemic many families may be feeling more stressed than usual. Such meetings/interactions with the parents creates opportunities for the management to listen to the parents' grievances and respond with empathy and assure the stakeholders that they are on a team together to support their overall well- being of their children. The session laid an apt platform for the parents to put forth their grievances, suggestions and requests in the open meeting frankly & un-hesitantly.
Diverse grievances covering a wide range of issues were dealt with-such as academic and non- academic, grievance related to fees as a consequence of pandemic were looked into by the Chairman, PPS, especially those non police parents hailing from the lower strata of the society and genuinely facing financial constraints. Considering the nature and depth of the grievance, necessary action was discussed.
The occasion reflected the achievement of the school, from the stakeholders, elevating to a higher notch having adapted and adopted the new norm of teaching during the academic year 2020-21. Many parents appraised the good work of the teachers during virtual classes. The system of monitoring teachers to observe students learning, perhaps not adopted in any school(as observed by the parent), won praises from many parents. The Chairman lauded the teachers for their commendable role during the pandemic and announced cash rewards for the three best teachers. A call was given to the parents to look into the overall well being of their children and to encourage students to adopt strategies to mitigate health issues developed as a consequence of prolonged screen time viewing. Some issues were to be dealt with the well being officer of the school. Parents requested for facilitation/extension of SPC, UAC to girl students of maximum classes. No wonder Helen Keller has expressed- Alone we can do so little. Together we can do so much. TEAM-Together Everyone Achieves More. Teamwork multiplies success. -- Click here to view Photos --

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Children's Movement for Civic Awareness programme

Children's Movement for Civic Awareness(CMCA) is a civil society organization that empowers children to be active citizens. The civic club aims to transform adults through children. A combined online session was organised by CMCA for the new academic year 2021-22 for classes 7A & 7B on 03/07/2021. The session began with few brainstorming activities organised by CMCA resource person Smt. Ramya. Children took part in an online survey which comprised of questions on various social and political issues of our country. As many as 45 students participated in these session and submitted their responses. Answers of the questionnaire were taken for discussion during the later part of the session by CMCA member Ms. Prathibha, wherein students were sensitised on their attitudes towards civic issues. -- Click here to view Photos --

Proud moment for PPS

"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader." - John Quincy Adams

It was a proud and momentous occasion for PPS on 27/06/2021 as our beloved Principal Smt B. Nanda, the navigator of PPS, was honoured with the *Leadership Rising Star Award 2021* by DK Education for her exemplary leadership skills and tireless effort in the development of the school. She received the prestigious award from Dr. Dakshayini Kanna , Director of DK Education for her dedication, deep sense of commitment , contribution in nation building ,as a torch bearer of change, leading the team in achieving the mission and vision of the school and encouraging young leaders in the making. She has empowered and inspired many and created leaders alongwith her progressive journey. With 23 years of teaching experience and mammoth administrative skills her unceasing and motivational work is admirable. It's rightly said that " Success doesn't come from what you do occasionally. It comes from what you do consistently." It is indeed a great moment of pride and honour for her to have shared the platform with eminent stalwarts of many other reputed institutions. The award is a benchmark of excellence that PPS always strives for in the field of education. May her guidance take PPS to exalting heights of success. Hearty Congratulations Ma'am and wishing you a glorious future ahead. --Watch the video -- -- Click here to view Photos --

Awakened Citizens Programme - Faculty Development Workshop

Awakened Citizen Programme is a 3 year programme held for middle school students that seeks to empower students in real and tangible ways to develop as enlightened citizens who can stand on their own feet and make responsible choices. A 2 day online Faculty Development Workshop was held for the PPS teachers from 22/06/21 to 29/06/21. Teachers were trained on the various ACP modules and were taken through ACP Class Facilitation by Teachers for students. The Year 1 programme was attended by teachers- Smt. Chaitra, Smt. Swathi, Ms. Sarah & Smt. Lini K.C. Year 2 - Smt. Asha, Ms. Deepika. Year 3: Smt. Jyothi. Teachers also received participation certificates on successful completion of the workshop. -- Click here to view Photos --

National Reading Day

To promote reading habit among children, National Reading Day, Reading Week, and Reading Month Celebrations is observed from 19th June 2021 to 18th July 2021. On account of these celebrations, the following reading related online activities were held for the students and teachers of PPS. -- Click here to view Photos --

International Yoga Day

On account of the International Day of Yoga, Police Public School had virtual celebrations on 21/06/21 to promote the valuable message of health and fitness to all. Special Yoga demonstrations by Yoga instructor Sri. Halappa and PE instructor, Ms. Tejaswini were presented to the audience virtually. Children were taken through simple pranayanama exercies, Suryanamaskar, sitting and standing asanas and made aware of the various benefits of practicing Yoga. Students from Kindergarten to Class 10 joined these sessions and enthusiastically followed the Yoga poses from their home. Teachers talked about the significance of the day and encouraged students to make Yoga a part of their daily life. -- Click here to view Photos --

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World Day to combat Desertification & Drought

In view of observing 'World Day to combat Desertification & Drought' and to raise awareness of the presence of desertification on 17th June 2021 the following activities were carried out in classes 5th to 8th.
*Class 5 & 6 - Drawing /poster making based on the topic
*Class 7 & 8 - Essay writing on the given topic.
Teachers gave a brief talk on the topic, highlighting methods of preventing desertification and recovering from drought through sustainable management of natural resources and thereby protect the planet from degradation. -- Click here to view Photos --

PERC Webinar

There is a famous saying that goes -"The one who falls and gets up is stronger than one who never tried. Do not fear failure but rather fear not trying."
So to evacuate the apprehensiveness from the minds of the children we, at Police Public school, conducted a webinar on 13june 2021 . This was hosted by Rahul Singh, founder of PERC (Personalized Education Research center) for grade 9 students, which concentrated on facilitating a Roadmap to excel in any field-by improving the concentration and focus of the children. The key motive of the session was about inculcating endurance and proper planning to achieve the goal in academics by channelizing the mind in a right way. It also highlighted that failure is the first attempt in learning, so do not fear trying. Overall the session was very illuminative to the students.

World day against Child Labour observed on 12/06/21.

World day against Child labour was observed on 12/06/2021 by classes 9 and 10. A PPT presentation by the teachers took children through the significance of the day, the causes of child labour, the Acts which protect child rights, world statistics with regard to child labour and role of the humans in eliminating child labour . Slogan writing activity was conducted for class 9 and poster making for class 10. Students very beautifully depicted the strong urge to create an environment which is not deprived of their childhood , to grow with dignity and eliminate child labour throughout the world. They also expressed their views and opinions to eradicate child labour by making strict laws and suggested ways to bring awareness through campaigns and making compulsory education for all to beat this social crime. -- Click here to view Photos --

World Ocean Day - 08/06/21

World Ocean Day was celebrated on 08/06/2021. The theme for this year is Life and Livelihoods. The students of class 10 enthusiastically participated in poster making competition, Slogan writing and Drawing with regard to creating awareness about saving the oceans . Pep talks on significance of the day and a song about oceans were also part of the celebration. Teachers explained the significance of the day, whereas students put forward their ideas on how they could help preserve ocean life. -- Click here to view Photos --

World Environment Day at PPS

World Environment Day was celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm on 05/06/2021 in the school following standard Covid protocol. The event commenced with the planting of a coconut tree sapling by Sri Alok Kumar, IPS, ADGP, KSRP and Chairman, PPS,Bengaluru. Smt. Puspha Potupu Reddy, Pranah Social Association, Smt and Sri Chalapathi, Civic Leaders, Sri MV Ramakrishna Prasad, Commandant 3Bn, KSRP and Asst. Secretary, PPS, Bengaluru, Sri Raghunath KS, Commandant 4th Bn, KSRP and EMC Member, PPS, Bengaluru, Police Officers, staff and extended family from 3rd and 4th Bn , KSRP, trainees from Police Training Institute, 3rd Bn, frontline warriors of BBMP, parents and the entire staff of PPS were part of this great event. An invocation song was rendered by Sri Skanda Kumar. Smt. Nishat officially welcomed the gathering. The audience were taken through the significance of the day by Smt Jyothi. The Chairman inaugurated the seed-sowing programme by planting the seeds of Simarouba Glauca locally called Lakshmi Taru which has anti-cancer properties, a bio fuel, a medicinal plant with a lot of health benefits. This was followed by seed planting by the gathering. Around 1300 Lakshmi Taru seeds were generously donated by Smt Preethi Potupu. She thanked the school and the 3rd and 4th Bn, KSRP for inviting her to be part of a beautifully planned and executed event. She created awareness of the importance of the Lakshmi Taru plant. In her enlightening speech, she emphasised that planting of saplings should be beneficial for the future generation and should inspire the young minds to save environment. The Chairman in his Presidential address appreciated the environment friendly initiatives taken by the 3rd and 4th BN, KSRP and reiterated the importance of protecting the environment and nurturing Mother Earth for co-existence. Along with this, the newly constructed Cycle Stand for 70 cycles which was donated by Citizens for Sustainability , a non-profit organisation, was also inaugurated by the Chairman. A pep talk was given by Sri Halappa regarding the usage of cycles in protecting the environment. The Chairman distributed food grains kits to the frontline warriors of BBMP. The Asst. Secretary and Smt B.Nanda felicitated the Chairman and Smt. Preethi Potupu Reddy respectively. Sapling plantation near the Police Training Institute was also carried out by Smt Chalapathi, Principal, VP, HM and Police personnel. Vote of thanks was proposed by Smt Vyshali. The programmes were compered by Sri Nagesh P. World Environment Day was celebrated in a very meaningful way and will be cherished for days to come.
On the same day, students and teachers of Police Public School took to the virtual platform to highlight the significance of the day. Students of Class 10 enthusiastically took part in creative activities like Face Painting, Model Making, Power point presentation to spread awareness on environmental issues related to our planet.
Students used natural and vibrant colors to paint their face and hand beautifully with an informative message on how to protect our Earth. They also addressed various issues on environmental damage like depletion of resources, extinction of wildlife, destruction of ecosystems through shadow play, models & mask making. Ppt presentations were demonstrated by students on melting glaciers and their effect on sea level rise, global warming and in understanding global scale climate change.
Teachers spoke on this year's theme 'Ecosystem Restoration' and students took oath to conserve their planet Earth. The celebration also was an occasion for students and teachers to bounce back with fun, exciting and creative ways to learn from nature. -- Click here to view Photos --

2020-21 - ACTIVITIES

Farewell ceremony for Class X

A farewell ceremony was organised for the outgoing 2020-21 batch of Class X students by the School Management on 15/04/2021 at the school premises. Following Covid protocols, the event was organised by Class IX students to bid farewell for their seniors. The Chief Guest for the event was Shree Anand Ram S, Director VAGARTHA. The event was also graced by Shree M. V. Ramakrishna Prasad, Commandant 3rd Bn, KSRP and Asst. Secretary, Police Public School and Smt. B. Nanda, the Principal of Police Public School.
The programme began with an invocation song by music teacher Sri. Skanda and teachers from the Kannada Dept. Preksha K. V. of Class 9, welcomed the dignitaries and guests. After the invocation of the lighting of the lamp by dignitaries, Jyothi Daan- signifying the passing of light of knowledge, and mementos were distributed to the Class X students by the dignitaries. Students took an oath to uphold the ethics of integrity and values learnt at school.

Speaking on the occasion, Shree M. V. Ramakrishna Prasad, Asst. Secretary, PPS wished the students the very best, and urged them not to disengage from studies in the wake of cancellation of exams, but to prepare forward with the right spirit and make themselves and the school proud. The Chief Guest, Shree Anand Ram S, and Smt. B. Nanda, the Principal also reminded students of the various challenges they would face in the years ahead and emphasised the need to gear up preparations, stay focused in their studies with utmost seriousness and sense of responsibility.

Kushala of 10A and Muskan of 10 B spoke on the occasion reliving their fond memories about the school. Students of Class IX performed a series of dances and entertained the gathering with a small cultural show. Nithyashree of Class 9 proposed the Vote Of Thanks, while Yashaswini compered the day's proceedings.

CBSE Capacity Building Programme in Art Integration

CBSE Capacity Building Programme in Art Integration was conducted in the school for teachers on 12/04/2021. The resource person was Dr.Mahesh K, Principal,Edify School, Bengaluru. He has immense experience in conducting CBSE workshops for teachers in various topics, both offline and virtual.
The session started with an invocation song by the Kindergarten teachers. Auspicious lamp lighting by the resource person and staff symbolically kindled knowledge amidst the gathered. Smt B .Nanda , Principal, formally welcomed the resource person.The workshop covered topics like familiarising with the term ' Arts Integration', enabling to articulate positive outcome of integrating arts into school curricula, designing, practising and presenting a focus activity,creating an arts- integrated activity for use in the classroom, enabling to integrate arts into curricular areas and reflecting the design of arts- integrated activity through experiential learning.
Teachers incorporated arts- integrated activities across subjects. The session was a learning platform which equipped teachers with creative ideas and methods to integrate arts in the curriculum. It made them realise that children have talents and interests and it is the responsibility of the teachers to identify children's potential and make teaching learning process interesting and fun.The workshop was very enriching and instilled confidence in teachers to create advanced educational experiences for children. The vote of thanks was proposed by Mr Joe. Certificates were issued to the teachers by Dr. Mahesh K, the resource person. -- Click here to view Photos --

Exam preparedness Orientation

An orientation on Exam preparedness was organized on 22/3/2021 for students and parents in the school premises. Class IX and X students of PPS, class X and XII non Police Public School students from 1st, 3rd, 4th, and 9th battalions KSRP and parents were the beneficiaries.
The key note speaker was Sri Alok Kumar IPS, ADGP KSRP and Chairman PPS. Other speakers invited for the day were Dr. Pratima Jagadeesh and Sri Sandeep R Kumar. A few commandants and assistant commandants from other battalions, amidst their busy schedule, spared time to be a part of the orientation. The entire program created awareness among the assembled audience on the following topics:
Strategies for exam preparation, revision tips, dealing with specific types of exam questions, time management, prioritisation, need for exercises, avoid cramming, say no to procrastination, need for sufficient sleep, propagation of qualitative and quantitative study, benefits of group review and peer teaching, importance of precise/accurate comprehension skills, appropriate balance between reading and writing during preparation, COVID 19 situation, parental role towards their children who are to avoid high expectation and comparison, emotional blocks and stress relieving techniques.
The highlight of the orientation was the much interactive questionnaire session.
2019-20 toppers Sneha Shinde(94.4%) , Deeksha(91.4%) and Nithin(90.2%) were felicitated with a cash prize of Rs. 5000 each. Ms.Sunidhi Hegde D/O Sudhir Hegde, ACP, also delivered a speech. Falling under almost the same age group of the assembled students, she related and shared her experience as to how she combated her challenges and hurdles fearlessly and instilled confidence and courage to propel ahead without disheartening herself.
The entire program aimed at raising students' awareness of their approaches to study. At the end the students became more conscious of their conceptions of learning and their approaches to studying. The students were sensitized to develop more efficient, functional and fruitful study practices in their learning environment. Tips on an array of study skills which tackle the process of organising and taking in new information, retaining information or dealing with assessments were disseminated. All the speakers and Management wished the children the very best to give their best in the forthcoming exams. -- Click here to view Photos --

Awareness class organised by CMCA on 'Cultivating Critical Thinking'

Children are the agents of change and are powerful messengers. Children's Movement for Civic Awareness (CMCA) is an NGO that aims to transform the young into concerned, thinking, active citizens for an inclusive and sustainable India.
Our school as a part of the CMCA initiative, organised an awareness session on the topic 'Cultivating Critical Thinking' for Class 8 students on 13/03/2021. The session was facilitated and presented by CMCA Members Ms. Manisha, Ms. Stuti Goswami, Ms. Rajini Seroo, Ms. Usha Sekhar, Ms Ramya Bharadwaj. During the session students were made aware of problems associated with spreading of misinformation, how to identify fake information and messages in social media platforms, and thereby raise awareness on how to respond and avoid spreading of such disinformation in Whatsapp and similar social networking media. Students were encouraged to ponder 4 W test. That is 'Ask oneself the 4 Ws'- Who has spread the message? Where can I crosscheck the credibility of the news? What views come to my mind when I hear the news? Whether I am willing to change? The CMCA members shared relevant examples of misinformation being circulated online and also demonstrated how to cross verify the credibility of such false images and news in the Internet. Ms. Manisha also reminded the consequences of sharing fake news and spoke about the fundamental Rights and Duties. The sessions were made interactive with quizzes, crossword puzzles and real life scenerios. The participants also shared their feedback at the end of the session.
True to their name, CMCA sensitizes students on civic-social issues. -- Click here to view Photos --

Orientation programme held for Computer Sc. teachers by Technoschool

An orientation program was organised by Technoschool- ICT education provider to train teachers handling Computer Science subject, with the various e-content and learning materials for classes 1 to 7. The resource person, Mrs. Rashmi from Technoschool briefed the teachers on the various stages involved in the learning process- teaching / learning / verifying / assessing. She also explained in detail the support modules covered under each stage- the online teaching aids, courseware- e content, practical templates, and assessment techniques aligned for various topics. Teachers were taken through a live demo of the same. The session was informative and helped teachers familarise and equip with the necessary online resource tools and get their queries clarified on the usage of these tools.

E-Banking and Digital Payment Awareness Program by RBI

To promote digital payment awareness among the public, an awareness program on Electronic Banking and Digital Payment was organised for the KSRP officials on 10/03/2021 at the 4th Bn. KSRP auditorium. The event was graced by Sri. M. V. Ramakrishna Prasad, Commandant 3rd Bn. and Asst. Secretary, PPS and Sri. Raghunath B S, Commandant 4th Battallion. The program was led by RBI AGM, Sri. Aravind and his team, the audience were briefed on the threats and precautions to be taken while dealing with various cashless transactions. As a part of the awareness program, an online quiz was held earlier for the students of Police Public School. The winners of the online quiz were felicitated with prizes and participation certificates during this event. Varshitha S, Muskan Banu and Bhoomika P Malagi of Class X won the first, second and third prizes respectively. Sri. Aravind, AGM RBI in his address also praised the students of Police Public School for their active participation with series of thought intensive questions.

A program was conducted on 26/11/2020 by the Reserve Bank of India for the students of 9th and 10th of Police Public School. The topic being "Electronic Banking Awareness and Training(e-BAAT @ School)". An online quiz was conducted at the end of the training program. Police Public School is very much privileged to announce that students of Class X participated and secured 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes respectively.
1. Miss Varshita S., D/O Shree V. Srinivasa
2. Miss Muskan Banu, D/O Shree Sukur Saab Y.
3. Miss Bhoomika P. Malagi, D/O Shree Pundalika Malagi
Appreciation letters were handed over to the parents of the winners by Sri. M.V. Ramakrishna Prasad, Commandant 3rd Bn., Asst. Secretary PPS for their constant support and guidance in the progress of their wards. -- Click here to view Photos --

Self Defence Program launched, girl students to get trained

KSRP is a all set to train school going girls the art of self defence. Inauguration of this programme was launched by Karnataka Home Minister, Sri. Basavaraj Bommai on 09/03/2021 at Sulaivan Hockey Stadium. The event was also attended by Sri. Praveen Sood IPS, DG-IGP, Sri. Kamal Panth, Commissioner of Poilce, Bengaluru, Sri. Alok Kumar IPS, ADGP, KSRP and Sri. Vikash Kumar Vikash IPS, DIG KSRP. Around 14 girl students of Class 8 and 9 accompanied by teachers attended the inaugural event. During the inaugural address, the Home Minister highlighted the significance of such programs under which girl children are sensitised to protect themselves at public places as well as home. Speaking at the event Sri. Praveen Sood IPS, DG-IGP pointed out that having knowledge about self defence techniques not only help fight untoward situations, but also help build confidence in oneself.
A demonstration of self defence techniques on how to attack using knee, elbows and kicks along with some defence and escape moves were displayed by the lady constables of 3rd and 4th Bn, KSRP. They also demonstrated how to attack a potential attacker by using objects or by striking on the soft spots of the attacker, when subjected to physical abuse, violence, crime etc. These live demos also helped audience made aware of their own hidden power to fight against any kind of attack. -- Click here to view Photos --

Cycle Jatha organised on the occasion of International Women's Day

Karnataka State Reserve Police organised a Cycle Jatha on March 7,2021 to mark the occasion of International Women's Day. Students participated in the Cycle Jatha enthusiastically. A total of 23 members comprising of girl students and lady teachers participated in the cycle rally. The Chief Guests for the event were Vanditha Sharma IAS and Alok Kumar, IPS ADGP, KSRP. They congratulated and appreciated the school students for their active involvement. -- Click here to view Photos --

Talk on 'Science and Life'

On the occasion of celebration of National Science week, a science talk on the topic 'Science and Life' was organised for students of Class IX on 04/03/2021 to inculculate scientific temperament in children. The speaker for the event was Dr. Ganesha Bhatta H S, Academic Director, MES institutions, Malleshwaram. Dr. Ganesha Bhatta spoke on the importance of science in everyday life, its contributions in the field of medicine, space, communication, computers and other leading technologies. Highlighting various characteristics of science, he shared life experiences of legendary scientists, how they nurtured the spirit of questioning and reasoning from a young age. He also touched upon science behind superstitions, and explained how superstitious practices hinder the growth of science, the need of education and scientific outlook to develop a rational mind to overcome such beliefs. Teachers along with students participated in the event. It was an interactive and inspiring session, wherein students engaged in some hands on activities with much enthusiasm. -- Click here to view Photos --

Celebration of National Science Day (NSD) 2020-21

National Science Day (NSD) is celebrated on 28th February every year in order to commemorate the invention of the Raman Effect in India by the Indian Physicist Sir C. V. Raman on the same day in the year 1928. Students of class 1 to 8 participated in various activities to spread a message about the significance of scientific applications in the daily life of the people and to popularize Science and Technology. The various activities conducted were experiments on properties of air, speech on waste disposal, slogan writing, poem writing, and PowerPoint presentation on inventions done in the year 2020-21. Students of class 8 wrote essay on 'Science is a Curse or Boon'. Teachers and students joined their hands together to pay rich tribute to our great scientist and spread the message of the significance of Science and Technology in our lives. -- Click here to view Photos --

CBSE Expression Series on Students Perspectives on Teaching and Learning

CBSE launched the CBSE Expression Series on Students Perspectives on Teaching and Learning was held from 06/02/21 to 28/02/21. Children took part in various competitions for Classes 6 to 10 in different mediums like Painting, Drawing and Slogan Writing. Shrusti G Gowda of VI A and V.R.G. Kirthana of IX B participated in the competition and have received participation certificates from the CBSE board on 27 th February,2021.

'Storytelling Competition on Stories of Human Interest'

Storytelling Competition on Stories of Human interest was conducted by CBSE from 6th to 16th February, 2021. Suchetha Prakash of IV D and K N Harshitha of VIII C participated in the competition and have received participation certificates from the CBSE board on 19 th February,2021.

'Sadak Suraksha Jeevan Raksha'

To create awareness about Sadak Suraksha Jeevan Raksha among the students various online activities were conducted on 13 February 2021. Class 1 to 5 students had drawing activity on road safety and they were shown video on road safety.

Class 6,7 had poster making activity in Ms Word or Power Point and class 8 had creation of web page activity on topic Road Safety. -- Click here to view Photos --

PPS in news

Motivational talk for Class X students

A motivational talk was organized for class 10A on 27/01/2021. Shri. H.A Jayasimha, well known motivational speaker, held an hour long session, interacted with the students, and motivated them to aim high and set goals for the upcoming board exam. He stressed upon Positive Mental Attitude and told children the four mantras to keep in mind and recall them wherever possible. He also stressed upon the importance of handwriting and told how improving handwriting can change the way we take up challenges. Sir also gave many examples of children who have achieved great heights and boosted confidence of children to work hard to achieve good marks in exams. -- Click here to view Photos --

Republic Day Celebration

72nd Republic Day was celebrated on 26 th January,2021 with great pride and patriotism maintaining Covid protocol. Staff and students of class 9 and 10 were part of the celebration. Mrs Archana welcomed the chief guest and the gathering. Sri MV Ramakrishna Prasad, Commandant 3rd Bn,KSRP and Asst Secretary,PPS, the chief guest for the day unfurled the national flag followed by the national anthem, flag songs and patriotic songs by the teachers. The Asst Secretary in his speech took the gathering through the making of the constitution and expressed that youth should become responsible citizens. He also addressed the students of class 10 encouraging them to prepare well for their Board exams. A speech about the significance of the day was delivered by Mrs Neelam. Vote of thanks was proposed by Mrs Nishat. The speciality of the day was that all programs were performed in Hindi language. The programme was compered by Mrs Padmavathi. The day culminated with the distribution of sweets. -- Click here to view Photos --

National Voters' Day observed

National Voters' Day has been observed in Police Public School on 25th January 2021 at 11am to mark the foundation day of Election Commission of India with the purpose of encouraging, facilitating and maximising enrollment, especially for the new voters. On this special day, all the teachers assembled at the entrance of new building by maintaining social distance and following Covid Protocol to take the pledge under the leadership of Vice Principal Mrs Uma Bangadi and Head Mistress Mrs Thanuja Sunder. The pledge was read out by Mrs Mohana Sundari and Mrs Jyothi.

Awakened Citizen Programme (ACP)

The Awakened Citizen Programme (ACP) is designed for assimilating values among children. The programme is currently implemented in our school for classes 6 and 7. As a part of the programme, teachers are trained to help unfold the infinite potential that exists within themselves and the students they teach. An orientation programme was held on 15/01/2021 for Class 4B by ACP resource person Smt. Manjula. She interacted with children and narrated stories inspired children to inculcate good values and realise the possibilities within them. She stressed on the importance of positive thinking, deepening values and building leadership qualities. Parents along with children and teachers actively participated in the session and expressed their interest in extending the programme for lower classes as well. -- Click here to view Photos --

Techno Talent Fest

Techno School, the education provider in computer education had organised a national level interschool Techno Talent Fest 2019 in the month of October. Over 70 students from Classes 1 to 7, participated in various categories like Digital Painting, Picture Collage Making, Digital and Web Designing competition. Lisha C. of Class 7A won Best Performer Award in the blogging category for designing a website on Water Harvesting. The Techno talent Fest was a great opportunity for the children to express their creations and skills in various fields of competition.

National Youth Day observed

Swami Vivekananda's birth anniversary was celebrated as National Youth Day virtually on 12/01/2021.The theme for this year is 'Channelizing Youth Power for Nation Building' Students of class 3 to 8 were part of the celebration. The teachers narrated the life of Swami Vivekananda. Students shared the values Swamiji depicted in his stories. Class 3,4 and 5 were shown a video ,'Be a lion' created by the Ramakrishna Mission under the Awakened Citizenship Program. The video helps one realise one's strength to lead a successful life. Classes 6,7 and 8 were shown a video on untold inspirational stories of successful young entrepreneurs who with strong willpower, determination and perseverance have achieved success in life and are contributing to the society. A motivational speech was organised for students of class 8 . The speaker was Sri. Aravind M ,AGM,RBI. He shared famous sayings of Swami Vivekananda and very beautifully connected them to the real life of students. In his speech ,he focussed on empowering the youth and their role in nation building . It was an inspirational speech motivating students to take the right path to achieve goals and become responsible citizens of the country.
The activities inspired students to take risks in their lives,to be fearless , confident , overcome inhibitions,utilise time wisely and help the ones who are in dire need of help. -- Click here to view Photos --

PPS express gratitude to Ms. Rama N S, CEO, Elcia & Elcita

A Thanksgiving Ceremony was organised on 08/01/2021 in the school for Ms. Rama N S, CEO, Elcia and Elcita, to express gratitude for generously donating 30 computers for the PPS sister schools of Kalaburgi, Shivamogga and Shiggavi. Dr.M B Boralingaiah,IPS, Superintendent of Police, State Intelligence, Sri MV Ramakrishna Prasad, Commandant 3rd Bn, KSRP and Asst.Secretary , representatives from Elcia and Elcita and police officers of the 3rd Bn. were part of this event. Smt B. Nanda, Principal officially welcomed the dignitaries. Ms. Rama and Dr M. B. Boralingaiah were felicitated by the Asst. Secretary and the Principal. The guests were taken through the journey of the school from the inception till date and the establishment of the PPS sister schools through a PPT presentation. Ms. Rama praised the Management and faculty for rendering yeoman service to children of police fraternity who are serving the nation round the clock. She applauded the Management and the staff for their incredible contribution and dedication towards the growth of the school and wished good luck for the betterment of the school. Dr Boralingaiah also expressed his happiness and pride about his association with this great institution. The Principal proposed the vote of thanks. -- Click here to view Photos --

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If you have a library and a garden you have all you need. The refurbished library was formally inaugurated on 1/1/2021 by Shri Alok Kumar IPS ADGP KSRP & Chairman PPS. Shri Raghunath, Commandant 4 Bn, KSRP and EMC member & Shri MV Ramkrishna Prasad Commandant 3 Bn KSRP & Asst Secretary PPS also graced the occasion. The lamp ceremony, lighting the lamp of knowledge was performed by Shri Alok Kumar IPS ADGP KSRP & Chairman PPS.Officers of 3rd& 4th Bn were present. Staff and students were a part of this momentous occasion.
Coincidentally, the school reopened for class X students. *Vidyagama* for classes 6-9, also commenced today after a long spell of school closures due to covid pandemic. The new library provides e- resource facility added to its other features. Being spacious with impressive furniture and wide variety of books, the new library sure allures one to sit inside and read leisurely. -- Click here to view Photos --

VIDYAGAMA commences in PPS on 1/1/2021

New beginning, new hope, new visions, new resolutions. New is always first and firsts are best because they are beginnings. With the objective of encouraging continuous learning , Vidyagama saw its commencement in PPS on 1/1/2021 for classes 6 to 9. Day 1, it was a pleasure to welcome students of class X and students of 7&9. Some students attended online classes. The Vidyagama classes will be conducted in a new norm with added safety measures.
Prior to the commencement of physical classes and Vidyagama, online orientation and briefing was done by the Principal on 31/12/2020.
Students underwent temperature checks at the entrance and rubbing sanitizer over their hands stepped inside happily . The Principal personally welcomed the children and emphasized all to strictly adhere to covid protocols and the need to ensure safety of self and others. Parents' consent letters were collected from those who attended the classes. Ample publicity was given through social media about Vidyagama and school reopening for the respective classes.The day culminated with sanitising/ fumigating the premises, in the wake of welcoming students for the next day. Let's combat and weed out Corona by adopting all relevant safety protocols at all stages, be it in the school or out. -- Click here to view Photos --

Health Webinar held for students

A health webinar was held for students of Class 7 B & C students on the topic 'Screen time, its adverse effects and how to reduce screen time'. Dr. Chirag Khant MBBS, DNB (Pediatrics, Fellowship in neonatology (IAP) , Consultant -Neonatologist and Pediatrician , Rainbow Hospitals spoke on the topic and made the children aware of the harmful effects of too much screen time and offered tips on how to control screen time. He talked about adverse effects like language impairment, effect on melatonin due to abnormal sleep cycle , increase in BMI due to less physical activity, lack of mental stability , addiction to internet. He stressed that entire family should cultivate a discipline to reduce screen time . Family must have a family media plan and must observe a digital curfew after certain time at night . Parents must see that internet is being used in a right way . During the webinar, children clarified their doubts on how to protect eyes and what diet is to be followed to keep weight at check and to attain mental stability. The event was organised by Shri Atishay Amol, Director at PERC.

National Mathematics Day celebrated

National Mathematics Day is celebrated every year on 22nd December to mark the birth anniversary of legendary Indian mathematician, Srinivasa Ramanujan and his contributions in the field of Mathematics. To educate and raise awareness among students the importance of mathematics, the day was celebrated with various class activities for Classes 1 to 10. Students enthusiastically and creatively presented their talent, spreading knowledge on different concepts of Maths in a fun filled way. The following theme based activities were organised by teachers as a part of the Maths Day celebration.

--Student Demo2 (Video) -- --Maths Day Activities (Video) -- -- Click here to view Photos --

Fit India Programme Activities

As a part of the Fit India programme, our school students and staff has participated in the following activities held from 6/12/2020 to 24/12/2020: Students from classes 6 to 10 actively took part in all these activities. -- Click here to view Photos --

CBSE Expression Series on Art and Culture

Art is the creative expression of an individual. Art and Culture plays an important role in overall development of an individual. Art integrated learning provides an opportunity for experiential learning and makes classroom learning joyful. India is a land of varied cultures and traditions. In order to provide a platform to students to creatively express their ideas, views on the Art and Culture, the CBSE Board announced the second Expression Series for the session 2020-21. As per Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat programme (EBSB) our state, Karnataka is paired with state Uttarakhand.
Various activities were conducted for class I to X on 14th and 15th of December, 2020. Students of class I to V expressed their ideas through beautiful paintings of landscapes, temples, women in traditional wear, terrace farming of Uttarakhand and students of class VI to VIII through drawing showed the similarities in the Art and Culture of Karnataka with Uttarakhand like Chittara Art of Karnataka and Aipan Art of Uttarakhand, dance forms etc. And class IX and X penned beautiful poems on how Art and Culture unifies us. Thus, our young citizens were introduced to the rich cultural and art form of Uttarakhand and in turn India's rich and vast cultural heritage. -- Click here to view Photos --

Student led Cyclothon held on 6/12/2020

Police Public School organised a student led cyclothon to create awareness about Covid 19 , benefits of cycling and spread the good news of the school starting 11th and 12th in Science, Commerce and Arts stream from academic year 2021-22 ,on 6th December 2020 in collaboration with 3rd Bn,KSRP under the leadership and guidance of Sri. MV Ramakrishna Prasad, Commandant 3rd Bn, KSRP and Asst Secretary,PPS. Around 90 students,a team from RBI, Mr.Sunil, instructor, Mr.Abhinandan, yoga instructor, Smt.Vinutha, Customs,IRS and police personnel from 3rd Bn KSRP and teachers were part of this fitness program . Keeping in view the corona pandemic, all needful protocols were adopted. Masks were distributed to all. The event was flagged off from PPS campus at 7am. The cyclists pedalled a distance of 5km from the school to Jakkasandra and HSR Layout. Warm up tips were given to the students before and after the cyclothon by the instructors. The Madiwala Police Station and the HSR Layout Police Station ensured that the participants had safe cycling on the roads. The Karnataka State Police-Sports Promotion Board had also supported the event by making it a grand success. Police officers and staff cycling along with the children boosted every one's spirit. It was heart warming to see the enthusiastic students actively participating in the cyclothon on a cold winter morning supported by their parents encouraging them to be the harbingers of Fit India. Light breakfast was served to all. This day is a memorable one to cherish for years to come in the history of PPS. -- Click here to view Video --

CHIGURU- KANNADA CULTURAL FESTIVAL

As a part of the Kannada Rajyotsava celebrations this year, our school children took part in various creative virtual inter school competitions held by Delhi Public School, Electronic City in the month of November. Abhilasha M. P of Class IV participated in the Fancy Dress competition which was held through the digital platform and received a certificate for the same. -- Click here to view Photos --

'E-baat' - Awareness programme by RBI

Digital banking/transaction has transformed the lives of many since demonetisation. But over since the eruption of Covid 19, digital monetary transaction has witnessed a huge surge in moving towards a cashless economy.
An e-baat programme was organised under the banner, Reserve Bank of India for classes 9 & 10 on 23rd, 24ths & 25th of Nov 2020. Children were sensitised about electronic banking, payment systems, precautions to be adopted in mobile banking and while using debit cards, E-wallet and how not to become a victim for a fraudster.
Children were created awareness of the following facts: All in all it was a highly interactive session. A quiz at the end of the presentation was an added reinforcement of safety tips for a safe and secure digital banking experience. -- Click here to view Photos --

National Integration Day

Like every year, this year also India has celebrated National Integration Day on 19.11.2020 to mark the birth anniversary of our former prime minister Late Indira Gandhi. National Integration Day shows the sentiment of regular character among the individuals of a nation even in the wake of being from various races, societies, religions or districts so as to manufacture a solid and created country. It brings a sort of racial and social likeness among individuals of various networks. The students of Police Public School also celebrated this auspicious day, through online social platform, by creating coloured posters, dressing them up in attires of different parts of the country, delivering speeches, writing essays and performing songs. -- Click here to view Photos --

Children's Day celebration at PPS

Virtual Children's Day was celebrated on 14th November,2020 with great fun and joviality. The program began with a speech by Smt. B Nanda, Principal wishing children on the occasion. She expressed the voidness in school without them and expressed to see them bouncing back to school very soon .On this momentous occasion she shared the good news about the school officially receiving the permission to start senior secondary classes in science, commerce and arts, with students and parents. She also conveyed her wishes for Diwali in her speech to teachers, parents and students. A plethora of sensational events were organised by teachers of different departments which included an invocation song by support staff, songs in Kannada and English,a Kannada skit, pulsating dances ,animated bull fight and astounding fashion show. Children were elated to see their teachers perform for them. The celebration was a memorable one to cherish. -- Click here to view Photos --

International Week of Science and Peace

International Week of Science and Peace was observed for the first time in the year 1986 by the United Nations. The importance of the international week of science and peace is that science should be used to create peace in the world. Science should be used for the betterment of society and help future generation to live in harmony with nature.
During this week, teachers conducted various activities to engage and inspire children of all ages with science, engineering and technology. Teachers demonstrated working models, experiments, made presentations, conducted online quiz competitions in virtual platforms kahoot, mentimeter to create general awareness on science related topics. Students actively participated in these events that showcased science and encouraged younger people to consider continuing studies in science.

National Education Day celebrated

National Education Day is celebrated on 11th of November every year to commemorate the birth anniversary of the great scholar, freedom fighter and India's first Education Minister, Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad who made remarkable contributions in the field of Education.
To promote the significance of the day, our school organised special activities through virtual platforms on 12/11/2020 for students of Classes 6,7 and 8. Children actively took part in events like poster making and slogan writing on the importance of education and the nation's commitment to all aspects of education. These activities helped children reflect and spread awareness about literacy, how it helps human personality and prepares one for life, and its role in nation building. -- Click here to view Photos --

Visit to Bosch Vocational Training Center

An industrial visit to Vocational Training Center of Bosch Limited at Adugodi, Bengaluru was organised by the KSRP 3rd Battalion on 6/11/2020. The visit was initiated and led under the guidance of Sri. M.V. Ramakrishna Prasad, Commandant 3rd Battalion & Asst. Secretary of PPS. A team of police officers of KSRP 3rd Bn., along with teacher of PPS, Mrs. Merin visited the Training Center to acquire knowledge about the service practices provided by the industry leader.
The team was greeted by Dr. O. P. Goel, General Manager - Corporate Social Responsibility & Head, Vocational Training, Bosch Limited, who gave an introduction about the company's social engagement and its successful implementaion of German model of vocational training approaches. He explained in detail the uniqueness of these training programmes- long term Apprenticeship program, BRIDGE program (short term job oriented training) and Artisans training program and how these programmes had benefitted various school dropouts and underprivileged youth earn skilled jobs, thereby creating long lasting impact in others lives. A detailed tour of the campus its various training facilities and machinaries for trades such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical and masonry, were demonstrated. The team also got an opportunity to interact with the skilled trainers of Artisan Center involved with various skills training.
A discussion followed on how Bosch could support and intervene with the skilled training at school and society level, which could further benefit the student community, unemployed youth and society at large. The visit was indeed an enriching experience for all. -- Click here to view Photos --

Celebration of Kannada Rajyotsava

65th Kannada Rajyotsava was celebrated with great zeal in the school maintaining Covid 19 protocol. Only teachers were part of the program. The Chief Guest for the event was Sri. MV Ramakrishna Prasad, Commandant 3 Bn, KSRP and Assistant Secretary, PPS. He hoisted the State flag which was followed by the Nadageethe sung by the Kannada Department. The welcome address was delivered by Mrs. Gayathri. Our Asst. Secretary in his speech motivated the teachers to uphold the language, culture and rich heritage of our state. Mr.Varadarjan, RPI, KSRP and our parent shared his love for the Kannada language. Mr.Parameshwar delivered a speech on the significance of the day and the importance of learning Kannada. Vote of thanks was proposed by Mr.Ramakrishna. The program was compered by Mr. Nagesh A.

Virtual Kannada Rajyotsava was celebrated across classes Nursery to 10. An array of programmes were organised. Invocation song, Nadageethe, Shishu geethe, text oriented Kannada songs, glimpses of Kannada freedom fighters- stories and historical incidents, glimpses of Karnataka Gnanapeeta awardees, exemplary achievements by Kannadigas in various fields, showcase of heritage monuments of Karnataka, Janapada culture, richness of Kannada literature, a journey through the districts of Karnataka, mesmerizing dances and melodious songs and a song 'Kodagana Koli Nungitha' by the Kannada Department generated a sense of pride about the rich beauty and vibrant culture of Karnataka . Non- Kannadiga students were given the opportunity to deliver speech in Kannada. E-certificates were issued to the students who were part of the virtual program.

Celebration of Rashtriya Ekta Divas

The birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel is being observed as 'Rashtriya Ekta Divas' (National Unity Day) on 31 st October 2020. In keeping with the tradition, the school celebrated the National Unity Day on 31/10/2020 by organising online activities for students. Students of class 8, 9, 10 took Rashtriya Ekta Divas Pledge. Students of class 7 participated in Slogan writing on the theme 'Rashtriya Ekta' and wrote slogans creatively showing in India, there is unity in diversity. Students of class 8 created beautiful posters on the theme Rashtriya Ekta. Students of class 8, 9, 10 are encouraged to take part in Quiz Competition organised by the Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Education Government of India on MyGov.in portal. -- Click here to view Photos --

UNESCO World Youth Conference : 'Kindness for Peaceful and Sustainable Co-existence'

On 24 th and 25 th October, the UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP) hosted the virtual edition of 2 nd World Youth Conference on Kindness with the theme, 'Kindness for Peaceful and Sustainable Co-existence', to celebrate the role of empathy, compassion and kindness to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Ankitha S. and Arun Kumar of Class XA and Anupama A. Naik and Karthik T. of Class XB were part of the conference. Eminent youth leaders such as Maria, Toorpakai Wazir, professional Pakistani squash player and Natasha Wang Mwansa, journalist, a powerful and influential 18 year old Zambian girl motivated the youth through their speeches. There was an engaging panel discussion on Youth and UN Multilateralism and Youth and Kindness for SDGs between policymakers and youth. The conference emphasised the need of active participation by youth in decision making and the importance of giving an opportunity to the youth to be elected in the UN Council. The program also talked about gender equality. It was enriching session for the participants.

United Nations Day Celebration

On the eve of the United Nations Day, which has traditionally been marked throughout the world on 24th October, the students of Police Public School (all sections from Class- V to IX) participated in a special programme on 23/10/2020 in their respective classes. In view of the ongoing pandemic situation, though, there were some constraints, but the students have done their best to perform by means of discussions, Quiz, drawings and sharing videos about the achievements and goals of the organization. -- Click here to view Photos --

Awakened Citizen Program

A two day online training workshop was conducted by Rama Krishna Mission in relation with Awakened Citizen Program on 19th and 20 th October,2020. This was attended by Mrs. Uma M., Mrs. Avina, Mrs. Neelam, Mrs. Jyothi and Mrs. Madhu Chandrika. The workshop enriched the teachers about awakening human possibilities and their importance in one's life. They were trained in strategies and methods to awaken faith in students in context to classrooms, friends, family community and nation as a whole, empowering them to inculcate good values and to develop progressive mindset. -- Click here to view Photos --

'Nisararige Namana' - Singing competition

Vidyanjali Academy for Learning had organised an online singing competition on 17th October, 2020 in memory of Prof Nisaar Ahmed titled 'Nisararige Namana' on occasion of 65th Kannada Rajyotsava. Kumari Chaithanya M. of 7 C secured 3rd place in the Senior level among top 30 participants after qualifying in the first round. Heartiest congratulations to Chaithanya for this marvelous feat. -- Click here to view Photos --

Parents Awareness program on COVID 19

A massive Jan Andolan awareness program about COVID 19 was organised virtually for parents on 18/10/2020 in the view of upcoming festivals and winter season as well as opening up of the economy. The class teachers of classes 1 to 10 oriented parents through PPTs and videos about COVID 19, symptoms, transmission of COVID 19,importance of wearing masks and visors, hand washing ,use of sanitizers, social distancing ,diagnostic procedures to test Covid 19 , demonstration of wearing masks , avoiding social gathering, celebrating festivals in a simple manner and responsibility of creating awareness among other people . Parents gave their inputs about measures to fight the pandemic which made the sessions very interactive. Some parents shared their experiences about how they overcame the challenges faced due to Corona in their families. Students also gave speeches in Kannada and English about prevention of the virus. They also appreciated and applauded the efforts taken by the Management, Principal and teachers to create awareness among students and parents. The program was a grand success. -- Click here to view Photos --

Health Talk on women's health

A virtual health talk was organised for the lady teachers and staff of Police Public School on 17/10/2020 to help them deal with women's health related issues.
The main speaker for the programme was Dr. Nupur Sood, Consultant - Obsterics and Gynaecology, Rainbow Children's Hospital, Bannerghatta Road, B'lore. She interacted with the participants and responded to women's health topics like dealing with menstrual disorders, menopausal issues, anemia related problems, hormonal imbalances, building immune system during the pandemic times, and coping with stress and lifestyle changes etc. She also stressed why it was important to be aware of these problems and take proper measures as women are at higher risk of various diseases at different stages of life but may not know it.
The session organised for the lady staff was attended by the Principal, Vice Principal, Head Mistress along with teachers and supporting staff of various PPS schools. It was an informative session and teachers clarified their queries with the doctor on various women related health concerns. -- Click here to view Photos --

Covid 19 Awareness Campaign

Joining the Union Government's initiative on 'Jan Andolan Covid-19 Appropriate Behaviour' Campaign, our school organised special awareness programme across classes - Nursery to Class 10, from 12/10/2020 to 15/10/2020.

Teachers took the 'Jan Andolan Covid-19 Appropriate Behaviour' Pledge and committed themselves to the responsibility of taking all necessary precautions that will prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Virtual sessions were held separately to spread awareness for children of all classes. Teachers explained what novel Corona virus is, why it was spreading fast, the various symptoms of the disease and why it was important to avoid unnecesssary travel and practice social distancing, hand washing and hygienic practices to keep away the virus from us, especially the children and the elderly. Powerpoint presentations, songs, video and animations, were shared to make their understanding better.
Teachers demonstrated to children the proper way to wear masks, the do's and dont's to follow while using and disposing masks, 20 sec handwash using soap and water, applying sanitisers. They shared tips to build immunity, through vitamin supplements, proper diet and healthy lifestyles, practising yoga and Dept. of AYUSH health tips- use of herbs, spices and homemade kashayas. Students were also informed of the helpline numbers, the Apthamithra & Aarogyasethu app and how to download it. Appreciation for the corona virus warriors - doctors, nurses and health workers, policemen, BBMP workers were given due respect.
Students actively took part in these activities and shared their thoughts on how they could join in controlling the spread of the disease. Parents also shared their experiences overcoming the challenges of this pandemic. -- Click here to view Photos --

World Mental Health Day - 10th October,2020

The Ministry of Education, Govt of India has undertaken 'MANODARPAN' initiative covering a wide range of activities to provide psychological support to students, teachers and families for Mental Health and Emotional well-being during COVID - 19 outbreak. A Mental Health Week was observed from 4th to 10th October, 2020. On the occasion of World Health Day on 10th October, 2020, following activities were conducted by the school in an online mode:
  1. Story Telling by Teachers for class 1 to 4 highlighting different components of mental well - being. Questions were asked by teachers to enable refection by students.
  2. Making Posters and Writing Slogans. Students of class 5, 6, 7 wrote slogans and students of class 8, 9, 10 developed posters for creating awareness on mental well - being.
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Gandhi Jayanthi Celebration 2020

To commemorate the 151st Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation, various activities were conducted. It gave us an opportunity to reflect on the message of Mahatma Gandhi which is relevant in today's world. On October 1 st, 2020 teachers gave a talk on the teachings of Gandhiji. They shared stories, incidents from his life, and his role in India's freedom struggle.
On October 2nd, 2020 we had virtual celebration of Gandhi Jayanthi. Students from Nursery to class X participated in the celebration. Students from class I to IV sang bajans. On August 8th, 2020 India completed seventy-eight years of Quit India Movement also known August Kranti. From Hindi department students of class V, VI, VII presented a skit on Quit India Movement to salute freedom fighters who sacrificed their all for our independence and responded to the Prime Minister's call karenge aur karake rahenge.
From Kannada department students from class VI and above presented a skit on Gandhiji's teachings. Gandhiji was born in prosperous family but followed a life of simplicity. Through this skit children gave a message that in Covid - 19 pandemic let us join our hands together to overcome this situation. Let us lead a simple life and observe all celebrations in a meaningful way. Disha H N of class X B delivered a speech on Gandhiji's role in India's freedom struggle. Jeevika of class X A spoke on simple life lessons on Mahatma Gandhi a great leader, a man of his word and a true fighter. -- Click here to view Photos --

World Tourism Day

World Tourism Day is observed on the 27th September of every year. To promote awareness among the student community on the day's significance, the school conducted various activites on 29/09/2020 to highlight the importance of tourism and its effect on social, cultural and economic development of our country.
Students from primary and upper primary classes dressed up in ethnic wear representing the culture and identity of various states, talked in their native languages, about tourist places, local favourite food, festivals and costumes. The following activities were held for Classes 5 and above: Joining the World Tourism Day celebrations, children actively participated and exchanged their knowledge about tourist places and the need to protect our rich culture and heritage sites. It was indeed a learning experience for all. --- A short video on Tourism Day celebration --

Peace Day celebrated

To make students aware of the importance of peace, special activities were conducted for Classes 6 and above on 21st September 2020 to commemorate the 'International Day of Peace'.

Students during their virtual classes, administered peace pledges, involved in activities making peace badges, posters, recited poems, talked about the significance of the day, held mock conference, presented videos, skits and discussed on ways they could spread peace at home, classroom, neighbourhood, society and world at large. They also shared their experiences on how they could promote peace and harmony in their own communities. -- Click here to view Photos -- Plant a sapling on Peace Day - A short video by Swagath of 9A --

'International Day for the Preservation of Ozone Layer' observed

Marking the observance of 'International Day for the Preservation of Ozone Layer', our school conducted various activities on 16/09/2020 to create awareness and promote the day's significance among the students.

Students were made aware of the presence of Ozone layer, why it is important and the need to preserve it for sustaining life on the planet. Students of classes 4 and above reflected on how emission of Ozone depleting substances damaged the Earth and ways to protect and preserve the Earth's Ozone layer. Students actively voiced their opinions, portrayed in the form of drawings, poems, presentations, speeches and discussions held via virtual learning classrooms. -- Click here to view Photos --

Teachers Day Celebration

Teachers Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm and zeal on 05/09/2020. The formal function was attended by Smt. B. Nanda, Principal and teachers residing in the campus which was held in Mini Auditorium, Dr. Radhakrishnan Block, maintaining social distancing. The same was viewed by other staff members virtually. Sri. M.V. Ramakrishna Prasad, Commandant 3rd Bn., KSRP & Asst. Secretary, PPS was the Chief Guest for the occasion.
The day started with the invocation song, by Mr. Skanda and Mr. Nagesh P. The welcome address was rendered by Mrs. Nishat. The significance of the day was shared by Mrs. Anitha Selvam and Mrs. Shilpa Sarkar. Asst. Secretary distributed mementos to the teachers, non-teaching staff and support staff as a token of gratitude and appreciation. He addressed the teachers about the role they play in nation building. He inspired the teachers by sighting examples of Guru Shishya Pararmpara from great epics, Ramayana & Mahabharatha. He thanked and appreciated the sincerity, dedication and hardwork of the teachers and applauded the preparation done by teachers in the smooth conduction of online classes during the pandemic. He also shared a heart touching song sent by a student. Vote of Thanks was done by Mrs. Jyothi. Compering of the formal function was done by Mrs. Nishat.

The students of Class X gave a power packed entertainment for their teachers recognising the hardwork put in by the teachers for their development. The programme was conducted in two separate virtual meetings, dividing the teachers into groups. Introduction and anchoring were done by Kushala and Sahana S. for Class 10A & 10B respectively. Google form invites were created for teachers. The programme included invocation song, short film and song, games, quotes about teachers day, recitation of poems expressing gratitude to teachers, a video of all teachers, speeches about the significance of the day and the journey of a student in PPS. The students enthralled the teachers with their scintillating performance making it a very special and memorable day. Vote of Thanks was administered by Kushala and Sahana for Classes 10A & 10B respectively. -- Click here to view Photos --

Ganesh Chaturthi Festival

On the 22nd August 2020- Ganesh Chaturthi Day - assumed to be the arrival of Ganesh to Earth from Kailash parvat with his mother Goddess Gauri- was marked with the installation of Ganesh idol; at PPS. There's something magical about this festival. It transforms the ordinary into extra-ordinary, darkness into light and agony into ecstasy. On behalf of the school Shri. Skanda; our music teacher performed a special puja, as we all need - the 'Dukh- Harta' to take away our present problems - due to COVID-19 pandemic and bless us with better times.
Smt. B. Nanda,our Principal, Smt. Uma Bangadi, Vice Principal and a few teachers from 3rd Battalion Campus joined in praying earnestly to Lord Ganesh - the remover of obstacles and provider of good fortune.
Towards the end, Shri. M.V. Ramakrishna Prasad - Commandant 3rd Bn., and Asst. Secretary of PPS; along with a few officials graced the occasion and extended his heartfelt greetings to everyone on this joyous day.

Independence Day Celebrations

74th Independence Day was celebrated in Police Public School with freedom in mind, faith in our heart, and memories in our souls. The honorable chief guest for the day was Sri M V Ramakrishna Prasad, Commandant, 3rd Bn, KSRP, and Asst Secretary PPS. Sri Raghunath K S , Commandant, 4th Bn KSRP and EMC member PPS also graced the occasion. The tricolor flag hoisting was accomplished by the honorable chief guest and followed by rendering of national anthem. The welcome speech was delivered by Sri Nagesh P. A Kannada Integration song was rendered by the Kannada teachers . Hindi patriotic song was sung by Sri. Skanda, music teacher . Kannada speech was delivered by Sri Guruprasad, Kannada teacher . The honorable chief guest Sri M V Ramakrishna Prasad in his Independence Day message emphasized the difficult situation faced by the world due to corona and wished the world to be free from Corona at the earliest. Vote of thanks was expressed by Sri Nagesh A, Kannada teacher. Mrs B Nanda, Principal, Mrs Uma Bangadi VP , Mrs Thanuja HM and teachers as well as parents were a part of the 74th Independence Day celebration.

Later the day, students from Classes 1 to 10 joined the virtual classrooms to celebrate this years Independence Day with zeal and patriotic fervour. Under the guidance of the class teachers, students performed various activities to bring about the significance of the historic day. Students gave short speeches, spoke about what freedom means to them, remembered the great sacrifices of our freedom fighters and showcased their creative skills in the form of drawings, paintings, tri colour badges and craft items, essay writing, collages, poems, puppetry, songs and dance forms. Teachers showed demonstrations through power point presentations and video clips that captured India's struggle for freedom.
The following activities were organised as part of the Independence Day celebrations in the school, which students activiely participated with great enthusiasm and shared through the online platforms.

It was indeed a celebration with the true sense of freedom. -- Click here to view Photos --

Krishna Janmashtami

Virtual Krishna Janmasthami was celebrated on 10/08/2020 for classes Nursery to UKG with great happiness and joy. Tiny tots decked up as Sri Krishna and Radha looked adorable. Teachers shared the significance of the day with the children. A video related to the childhood of Sri Krishna was shown. Devotional song on Krishna and activities like butter eating for Nursery and coloring & decorating of matkas for LKG and UKG were conducted. It was indeed a delightful day. -- Click here to view Video --

Geared up for online learning

To cope with the new normal, Police Public School has opened online classes for its primary students as well.
An online parent orientation meeting was organised on 27-07-2020 for classes 1 to 5 to prepare parents and students better understand the needs for transition to online classes and learning tools. The parent orientation which was held through virtual sessions was led by the Principal, Vice Principal, Headmistress along with a team of teachers.

Principal Smt. B. Nanda during her address briefed the parents on the need to cope with these unprecedented times, and shared tips for the conduct and smooth transition to facilitate online classes. She stressed on different learning strategies to be adopted and sought parents support and involvement in child's activities to ensure that effective and stress free learning takes place at home. The meeting turned out to be an interactive session where parents shared their queries, which were addressed during the later part of the session. -- Click here to view Photos --

PPS Students come off with flying colors in CBSE exams

The noble idea took shape and sprouted in the minds of a few supremely inspiring visionaries, way back in 2008. Sensing the lacunae, these zealous stalwarts identifed the academic , emotional and social needs of the children of police personnel, who painstakingly toil round the clock to sustain law and order in the state.

A toddler in 2008, Police Public School, Koramangala, a nonprofit welfare initiative, brimming with enthusiasm, with 365 students and 18 staff, the initial steps were firm and stable to propel ahead for a confident, earmarked journey- quality education with CBSE curriculum at a reasonable and affordable cost. First year admission comprised only the police children but the following year civilians were infused into the stream.
The first batch of eleven students appeared for CBSE examinations in 2011 . They created a record securing 100% result penning it down gloriously in the historical pages of PPS. 14 students in 2012, 45 in 2013, 40 in 2014 , 61 in 2015 , 57 in 2016, 71 in 2017 , 84 in 2018, 90 in 2019 and 84 students in 2020, with their determination and persistent efforts, all have successfully contributed to proudly carry the legacy set by their predecessors.

A bird's view of 2019-2020 results:

This being the first batch who joined the institution way back in 2008 is another notable fact. A special mention is to be placed on record-every year, more than 80% of the children of police personnel bask in the distinction gallery.

Year after year, the faculty is providing relentless support and guidance to all the children who have reciprocated magnanimously. The children, holistically, are groomed by the PPS faculty in a family, away from home. Children are given a plethora of opportunities to maximize their potential and skill to satiate their intellectual, emotional, mental and moral thirst. Promising, alluring playgrounds and sports facilities in the campus fosters motivation in the children to create athletic excellence participating in CBSE cluster meets, Bangalore Sahodaya events and interschool competitions. With outstanding student faculty relationship, the institution is geared up, with 1656 students and 71 staff, to break earlier records and create new ones with the senior secondary wing to commence shortly in Science, Commerce and Humanities stream.

World Environment Day at PPS

Our school observed World Environment Day on 5th June, 2020. Smt. B. Nanda, Principal, Smt. Uma Bangadi Vice Principal and Smt. Thanuja Sunder, Headmistress and the support staff planted saplings in the school premises, making the surrounding green.
Smt. B. Nanda, Principal and Smt. Uma Bangadi, VP also took part in the tree plantation drive organised by the 3rd Bn., KSRP in the KSRP campus creating awareness about the need to save resources, reconnect with nature and protect biodiversity. -- Click here to view Photos --

International Yoga Day Celebration

International Yoga Day was celebrated on 21st June 2020 at Police Public School with enthusiasm. It was a virtual Yoga Day celebration. Students of Class 6 were part of this event. Sri. Halappa, our Yoga teacher raised awareness about the benefits of practising Yoga. He demonstrated various asasanas and pranayama which the students followed. Recitation of shlokas gave a divine touch. He motivated students to practice Yoga regularly to remain fit and improve concentration. The importance of Yoga during the pandemic Covid 19 was emphasised. The PE instructors Sri Ashok and Ms. Jayashree were also part of this virtual Yoga Day celebration.
International Yoga Day was observed at 3rd Bn. KSRP, Koramagala organised by Sri. M V. Ramakrishna Prasad, Commandant 3rd Bn. KSRP & Asst. Secretary, PPS. The Chief Guest for the event was Sri Alok Kumar IPS, ADGP, KSRP and Chairman of Police Public School. The police personnel performed pranayamas and asanas guided by Sri. Halappa, our Yoga teacher who performed asanas which keeps the body and mind in sound health during Covid 19 pandemic. Around 262 police personnel, Smt. B. Nanda, our Principal and Smt. Uma Bangadi,Vice Principal and PPS staff were part of this grand awareness event. Mr. Halappa performing the role of Yoga instructor and Mr. Nagesh A as MC won appreciation from Sri. Alok Kumar, IPS ADGP, KSRP & Chairman of PPS and Sri. Rama Krishna Prasad, Commandant, 3rd Btn., KSRP and Asst. Secretary, PPS. -- Click here to view Photos --

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PPS VIBES 2018-19: Newsletter-Vol 3
PPS VIBES 2019-20: Newsletter-Vol 1

2019-20 - ACTIVITIES

Academic Calendar 2019-20 | Assembly Activity Calendar 2019-20 |

Teacher Orientation Programme:

The academic year 2019-20 at Police Public School, Bengaluru began with a five day Teacher Orientation Programme to enrich and empower our teachers to face the challenges of the profession. The event organised by the Education Management Committee, PPS was held from 25/5/19- 30/5/19 at the school premises.
The Orientiation programme encouraged teachers to adapt to effective and productive teaching practices and included sessions on the following:

As many as 75 teachers from various Police Public Schools, Bengaluru, Kulbargi & Shigavi attended the programme.

Other Workshop Details

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On 8/6/2019, a Science workshop was held for the teachers at the school premises under the guidance of faculties from ITARI, Ms. Mary Ouseph, & Dr. Biji Jose. The workshop focussed on 'How can science be made relevant in the learning process' and highlighted on various stategies to deliver Science curriculum and explored ways to motivate learners by instilling curiosity and building 'real science' activities. The programme also had a demo session on teaching concepts and ended with a question hour.

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY CELEBRATION

World Environment Day, 2019 was observed and celebrated in Police Public School, Koramangala on 6th and 7th June, 2019. The celebrations were marked by various assembly and community activities on both the days.
Day 1 (06.06.2019, Thursday) started with assembly activities related to the theme of the present year, 'Air Pollution'. It began with a speech on the theme by the teacher speaker, Mrs. Radhika Goswami followed by Master Abhigyan Anand of class IV B. The students of class X then performed a group song on the same.
Day 2 (07.06.2019, Friday): During assembly, Anuj Shaw of class IX B recited a poem composed by Mrs. Rupam on the theme 'Air Pollution' followed by a mime by the students of class VIII under the guidance of Ms. Anvitha and Mrs. Vyshali. Later on the tiny tots of kindergarten planted saplings along with the school Principal, Mrs. B. Nanda.
To create awareness about the harmful effects of air pollution amongst the residents of 3rd Battalion, KSRP campus, a rally was also organised. Students of class IV & V along with their class teachers participated in the rally where the mime was again performed at various public places. Students’ participation, enthusiasm and the message was well accepted and appreciated by the residents. -- Click here to view Photos --

INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY

On 21st June 2019 Police Public School celebrated International Day of Yoga along with Karnataka State Reserve Police 3rd Battalion and Isha foundation. The program was held in KSRP 3rd Battalion ground. The program started at around 7:30 AM. Shri. M V Ramakrishna Prasad Commandant 3rd Battalion KSRP welcomed the gathering. Then under the guidance of Ms. Sowmya Hatha Yoga teacher in Isha Foundation yoga practices were taught. Practices like Hand rotation, Neck rotation, Yoga Namaskara, Nadi Shuddhi, Nada Yoga, Shambhavi Mudra, Namaskar were taught to the children of PPS. The entire session was for 90 minutes. The program ended at 9 AM. Shri Ramakrishna Prasad thanked the gathering. Breakfast provided by 3rd Bn. KSRP to all staff and students of Police Public School. -- Click here to view Photos --

INVESTITURE CEREMONY

Investiture Ceremony was celebrated with refreshed vigour and enthusiasm in Police Public School on 9th of July 2019. Dr. H.R. Venkatesha, Director, Acharya Business school was the Chief Guest for the event. The other dignitaries were Sri. Abhinav Khare IPS, Commandant 4th Bn., KSRP & EMC Member and Sri M.V. Ramakrishna Prasad, Commandant, 3rd Bn. and Assistant Secretary Police Public School. The Chief Guest was escorted to the dais by the dignitaries and Principal Smt. B. Nanda along with the four pilots of Class VIII. Our school choir rendered a mellifluous devotional song for invocation. Our Vice Principal, Smt. Uma Bangadi welcomed the gathering and Principal Mrs. B. Nanda, administered the oath to the newly inducted representatives of the school who pledged to bestow their duties to the best of their abilities. The Chief Guest and other dignitaries conferred the new leaders with badges and handed over their respective accessories. The various student representatives for the year are as follows: An impressive march-past was a feast to the eyes. The Chief Guest in his speech highlighted that time is democratic to all and added that success can be achieved only when there's hard work coupled with passion, intelligence and conviction.
The Vote of thanks was proposed by Prakruthi K. of X A and the function concluded with the National Anthem. -- Click here to view Photos --

STUDENT POLICE CADET -Inauguration

Student Police Cadet commenced its activities for the academic year 2019-20 on 3rd August, 2019. The proceeding for the year was inaugurated by Smt. Saraswathamma, Corporator, Jakkasandra ward, BBMP, Bengaluru. Sri M. V. Ramakrishna Prasad, Commandant, 3rdBn, KSRP and Asst Secretary PPS and Nodal Officer, SPC graced the occasion. The programme commenced with the lighting of the lamp by the dignitaries and students. Two students, Ruchi Gupta from class 10B and Dilip Kumar also from 10B went down the memory lane and emphasized the values instilled through SPC for a wholesome personality devolopment of an individual. Mrs. B Nanda Principal, Mrs. Uma Bangadi Vice Principal, Ms. Jayashree CPO and Sri Ashok ACPO, SPC Drill Instructor Sri R Rajagopal ARSI 3Bn KSRP and newly inducted SPC's were present.
The inaugural ceremony invoked fond memories in the Chief Guest's mind as she recalled her son's NCC activities. The Corporator wished the school great success in all its endeavours. The Nodal Officer recalled the inception of growth of SPC in Karnataka. He also informed that this year, 300 BBMP schools in Bangalore would be privileged to introduce SPC in their schools. Mr. Ramakrishna Prasad enlightened the student generation about this youth development initiative that trains students to become active citizens in a democratic nation and gave a call to them to contribute so as to build a healthy society. -- Click here to view Photos --

73rd Independence Day Celebration

73rd Independence Day was celebrated in Police Public School with great patriotic fervour. The Chief Guest for the day was Smt Saraswathamma, Corporator, Jakkasandra Ward, Bengaluru. The celebration was presided by Sri M V Ramakrishna Prasad, Commandant, 3rd Bn, KSRP and Asst Secretary PPS. Other police officers form KSRP also participated in the Independence Day celebration. The Chief Guest hoisted the nation's pride, the tricolour. Patriotic songs, patriotic speeches and integration dances sprinkled patriotism in all assembled. Drill performances and March past were also a part of the celebration. Mrs Saraswathamma , wishing all , gave a call to the younger generation to keep the environment neat, clean and hygienic. Sri Ramakrishna Prasad, in his address, asked the children to be prepared to face internal and external issues appropriately. He also extended thanks to all the armed forces involved in safeguarding the nation's peace, themselves sacrificing immensely. He reminded the struggle by the freedom fighters behind our freedom that we are savouring today.
In order to sensitize the younger generation, Sri Mohan Govindaiah, an active member, NGO, associated with many organisations (Namma Teachers Colony , SWM Jakkasandra Ward, HSR Citizens Forum, BTM Citizens Forum, Uttrahalli Citizens Forum), enlightened the students on waste management at house level. He asked everyone to adopt TWO BINS AND ONE BAG policy- One bin to dump wet waste, one to dump dry waste and the other to dump rejected waste (medical waste/tablet strips/diapers/sanitary pad waste). He also conveyed to the assembled to free themselves from the waste dumped in the city by propagating MY WASTE-MY RESPONSIBILITY. Children were asked to curtail the use of one time usage plastic, such as plastic spoons, covers, disposable cups etc. Mr Mohan emphasized to prevent the release of Dioxins through pollutants in the environment as it is highly hazardous affecting the health of the people. This 73rd Independence Day at PPS sensitised the younger generation towards building a healthier and safer environment for a healthier tomorrow.
The band troupe participated in the District Independence Day celebration held at Manekshaw Ground and has secured 2nd prize bringing laurels to the school. -- Click here to view Photos --

Krishna Janmashtami Celebration

Krishna Janmashtami was celebrated at PPS on 23rdAugust 2019 with pomp and show. Our tiny tots of Kindergarten were decked up as Radhas and Krishnas. A special assembly was conducted with an article reading depicting the significance of the day, devotional songs of Krishna and scintillating dance performances by students of UKG and Class VIII.
A splendid ramp walk was organised for the tiny Radhas and Krishnas. A story narration portraying the true friendship of Krishna and Sudhama by Nidhi of UKG B and a recital of a sloka by Avyukt Jain of UKG C were also part of the celebration. The programme culminated with Manav of Class 8 who emulated Krishna, breaking the Dahi Handi. -- Click here to view Photos --

Story Telling Competition

A story telling competition was held at JSS Public School on 26/8/2019. Our UKG children, Nidhi R and Poorvika M. participated in the competition. Nidhi L secured Ist prize in 'Best Vernacular Story' (Kannada) for narrating the story Krishna and Sudhama. Poorvika M. recieved participation certificate for narrating a story on Good Manners. -- Click here to view Photos --

Igniters Interact Club

Induction of the new members of Igniters Interact Club was organised at Police Public School on 30/08/2019. It was organised under the Rotary DownTown,Bangalore. Smt. Shobha, President, Rotary DownTown, Sri Biju Gangadharam, Secretary, Smt. Tejaswini Jayasimha, Treasurer, Sri Bipin Toro, Director Youth services & Sri. Rama Krishna Prasad, Commandant, 3rd Bn, KSRP and Asst Secretary PPS were present.The President in her talk urged the children to adopt apt leadership role and create awareness among self and society. The Asst. Secretary gave a call to the children to be proactive & become good citizens for a better nation. The various members were pinned with their badges. Children beamed with a smile to adorn additional responsibility towards safeguarding environment as members of Interact Club. -- Click here to view Photos --

Ganesha Chaturthi Celebration

The Eco Ganesha campaign began at the school on 30/08/2019 where children did a role play about how Lord Ganesha himself would love to see people celebrate the festival in an eco friendly manner.

Students of Class 8,9 & 10 made eco-friendly Ganesha on 30/08/2019 at PPS. The students were excited in moulding clay into beautiful Ganesha idols under the guidance of Smt. Lakshmi Chalapathy, member of B.Pac. Parents and teachers enthusiastically tried their creative skills in making Ganesha idols. Such an initiative created awareness about the hazards of POP. Seeds were inserted during the Ganesha idol making process to instill in children about promoting greenery to serve environment. -- Click here to view Photos --

Teachers Day Celebration at PPS

Police Public School celebrated Teachers day with gaiety on 5 sept 2019. A special morning assembly was conducted. The students of class 9 and 10 had organised a gamet of programmes which started with invocation and welcome dance. The Chief Guests for the auspious occasion were Dr. C. R Chandrasekhar, retired Psychiatrist, NIMHANS and Smt. Sujatha, writer who were introduced by Sri. M.V. Ramakrishna Prasad, Commandant, 3rd Battalion, KSRP & Asst. Secretary,PPS. The Chief Guest through a quiz enlightened teachers about the life history of Dr. RadhaKrishnan, human brain, and learning memory. Books were awarded to teachers who gave the right answers. Prizes were distributed by the Chief Guest to the staff who won in fun games. This was followed by giving away of tokens of gratitude to the staff by the Management. Our founder teachers, Smt. Uma Bangadi, VP, PPS, Smt. Uma M., Smt. Paromita and Sri. Ashok were felicitated for their selfless service to the growth of the school. A scintillating cultural show to denote love, respect and recognition of hardwork put in by teachers was put up by the students which included quiz, magic show, rhythmic songs and exhilarating dance performances. The teachers enjoyed and appreciated the efforts of the students. A stupendous lunch was organised for the Staff by the Management.Vote of Thanks was delivered by Deeksha of Class X. Anchoring was done by Sanjushree and Dileep of Class X who kept everyone on their toes.It was an eventful and memorable day for the Staff. -- Click here to view Photos --

Swachhata Pakhwada at PPS (1st Sept 2019 to 15th Sept, 2019)

Joining the Cleanliness drive for Swachh Bharat and to spread the awareness about Swachhata Mission, various activities has been organised at Police Public School during this period.
Day 1: (2/9/2019) - Swachhata Shapath Day
Day 2: (3/9/2019)-Swachhata Awareness Day : Class 9C students gave an awareness talk about plastic pollution. Various ways to avoid single use plastic was discussed. As a part of the cleanliness drive, Class 3 & 4 students cleaned their classrooms and toilets were inspected by Vice Principal & Academic Coordinator.
Day 3: (4/09/2019)-Awareness Jatha on health, hygiene and sanitation
A health talk was organised for students of Classes 5,6,7,8 and 9th Std. on the topic " Health and Hygiene". Students of Class 7 went on a jatha around the 3rd Battalion KSRP Campus displaying placards and shouting slogans to create public awareness on conserving nature and cleanliness. Principal B. Nanda flagged off the jatha in presence of other members. Various activities related to cleanliness drive across classes were conducted, every day. The activities were Swachhatha Shapath Day, Hazards of Plastic Pollution, Cleaning of classroom, Jatha on "Community Outreach", Talk on usage of Toilets and Drinking Water Facilities, Planting Saplings, Demo on segregation of waste, Quiz Competition on Swachh Bharat, Painting Competition, Poem Writing, Handwashing day, Shramadhan, A talk on Personal Hygiene Day for girls by Dr. Usha B.R, DNB, FMAS, DRM, Apollo Cradle Hospitals, Exhibition on Best out of Waste and Balsabha which is the overview of the Swachhatha Pakhwada activities conducted in school. Prizes were distributed by the Principal for the winners in Painting, Quiz and Poem Writing Competition for classes I & II, VII A, B, C, D and VIII A, B, C respectively on 17/09/19. -- Click here to view Photos --

Gandhi Jayanthi Celebration

Gandhi Jayanthi was celebrated with staunch patriotic fervour in Police Public School on 2nd Oct 2019. Sri. Shanmukhaya K Harogeri & team rendered mellifluous bhajans. Akash,Salma & Muskan all from Class 10 & Shreya of 9C disseminated verses from the scripts of various religions. An hour long Bapu-Papu drama, 1047th display was enacted on the stage in co-ordination with Dept. of Kannada & Culture, Govt. of Karnataka. The entire show beautifully captured the evolution of the Mahatma. Mrs Sujatha, a renowned writer was the Chief Guest for the day. Mr Raghu from Rotary Downtown & Sri. M.V. RamaKrishna Prasad, Commandant, 3rd Bn, KSRP & Asst Secretary, PPS were also present. Police personnel, parents, PPS staff & students were present. Sweets were distributed to all. -- Click here to view Photos --

Kannada Rajyotsava Celebration

Police Public School, Bengaluru in collaboration with 3rd and 4thBtn. KSRP, celebrated 64th Kannada Rajyotsava on 1st November 2019 with zeal and gaiety. The Chief Guests, Sri. K.Y. Narayanaswamy writer and Professor, Maharani Cluster University and Sri K.M. Gangadarappa, writer and Retd. Commandant KSRP graced the occasion. Sri M.V. Ramakrishna Prasad Commandant 3rd & 4th Btn., KSRP and Asst. Secretary PPS was also present for the celebration. The programme started with Nadageethe, followed by welcome speech by Sri Nagesh A. and lighting of the lamp and offering of flowers to Goddess Bhuaneshwari. Hruthika of Class 8 delivered a speech on the significance of the day. Smt. Swathi, Pre-Primary teacher, spoke a few words on the importance of Kannada language. The cultural programme consisted of mellifluous songs praising Kannada language & culture by students, teachers and police staff of 3rd Btn and graceful dance performance by the sudents.

The Chief Guests Sri K.Y Narayanaswamy and Sri. K. M. Gangadarappa shared their rich knowledge about Kannada language and culture and urged the gathering to spread the Kannada tradition.The guests were felicitated by Sri. M. V. Ramakrishna Prasad, Commandant 3rd & 4th Btn., KSRP and Asst. Secretary PPS. Vote of thanks was deliivered by Sri. Halappa, Kannada teacher. The day's programme was compered by Sri. Nagesh P, Kannada teacher. Everyone was served a sumptuous breakfast by the 3rd and 4th Btn, KSRP. The celebration truly captured the spirit of the day. -- Click here to view Photos --

Children's Day Celebration

Children's Day was celebrated on 14th November 2019 with great enthusiasm. The day began with the morning assembly conducted by the teachers. Fun activities and games were organised for the children. The school pulsated with excitement as there were power packed performances by teachers which included a speech highlighting the significance of the day, melodious songs dedicated to children, humourous skits and mesmerising dances to show their love and care for the children. Our Principal, Smt. B. Nanda addressing the gathering, wished the children on the special occasion, spoke about the relevance of the day and reminded them to imbibe good qualities essential for student life.
Prizes were distributed to the winners of Essay and Poster Making Competitions organised by HUDCO on account of Vigilance Awareness Week. 'Kids with Robotics', an Inter School Event was held in the school, organised by B.PAC. Six schools from Jakkasandra Ward had participated in the event. Our school also was one of the participant schools. Students were taken through the hands-on workshop on making robots. A competition was held for the schools and trophies & certificates were distributed by Ms. Soumya Reddy, MLA, Jayanagar Constituency.
The day with vibrant activities was a memorable one and will always remain etched in the minds of everyone. -- Click here to view Photos --

Inspection team visit for upgradation to Senior Secondary level

An inspection team nominated by the CBSE, comprising of Mrs. Kamava Bhopana, Principal, Delhi Public School, Whitefield & Mrs. Urmila Yadav, Principal, Sri. Chaitanya Techno School, Marathahalli visited Police Public School, Bengaluru on 20/11/2019 in connection with the inspection process for the school's affiliation upgradation upto Senior Secondary level. -- Click here to watch video.--

Annual Sports Meet 2019-20

The Annual Sports Meet 2019-20 of Police Public School was held at the KSRP III Bn. Sports Ground on 30th November 2019. Sri. Soumendu Mukherjee, IPS IGP, ISD was the Chief Guest and inaugurated the Sports meet. Sri. M.V. Ramakrishna Prasad Commandant, III Bn, KSRP & Asst. Secretary, PPS introduced the Chief Guest and delivered the welcome address. The Chief Guest, while addressing the students, stressed on having extra curricular activities and physical activities along with the curricular activity and the importance of cultivating sporting spirit.
There was an impressive march past led by the school captains followed by the SPC students & four houses namely Shraddha, Medha, Karuna & Pragna and the School band team. The Chief Guest declared the Meet open, and oath taking ceremony followed. Track events and team events were conducted and the day was filled with exciting victories. The true spirit of sportsmanship was upheld. Students of classes 6 to 10 competed in events including filling the water bottle, throwing the ring, balancing the ball, relays, long jump, shotput, throwball etc. Events for parents and staff members were also scheduled and was participated with much enthusiasm.
The Chief guest for the closing ceremony was Ms. Bharathi B.L., Vice President, Karnataka Athletic Association. Principal Mrs. B. Nanda delivered the welcome address. The winners were awarded with trophies, medal and certificate in the respective categories by the Chief Guest. The Chief Guest in her address gave a motivational speech on how one's strive for passion, preparation & performance could help achieve greater success in life. She also urged the children to balance studies with sports. The exciting day ended with a cheerful note, filled with promises for all the young sports enthusiasts. -- Click here to view Photos --

Workshop on Cyber Crime & Security

On 10/12/2019 an awareness workshop on Cyber Crime & Security was held at the 4th Bn. Auditorium, KSRP Campus. The event was inaugurated by Sri. Sanjay Sahay IPS, ADGP, SCRB. The main speaker for the event was Miss Akancha Srivastava , founder- Akancha Srivastava Foundation. Sri. Ramakrishna Prasad, Commandant 3rd Bn. KSRP also graced the occasion. Mrs. B. Nanda, Principal of Police Public School welcomed the dignitaries. Sri. Sanjay Sahay IPS, ADGP in his brief address to students, stressed on the extent of technology penetration in today's world and the need to educate and empower oneself against the risks associated with it. Miss Akancha Srivastava, in her interaction with children explained reasons why Internet could be dangerous and touched upon various issues like recognizing cyber bullying, cyber stalking, cyber grooming , acts of morphing & voyeurism and cautioned of dangers while dealing with online content. She also made the children aware of sharing positive digital footprints through responsible use of technology. She highlighted why reporting an incident matters and how helpline supported by the Indian Police are effective in addressing issues within 48 hours. In the later session, students and staff clarified their concerns on digital safety.
Over 200 children from classes 7 & 8 attended the workshop along with the staff and police personnel of KSRP. A book on 'Cyber Safe Girl' was distributed among the students.
Sri. Ramakrisha Prasad, Asst. Secretary PPS in his address applauded the efforts of Ms. Akancha's initiative and stressed why digital safety was equally important as personal safety. The session concluded with the Principal proposing Vote of Thanks and advised children on using technology responsibly enough by mastering it rather than becoming a slave. -- Click here to view Photos --

E-Waste Segregation

During the asssembly activity, as a part of the CMCA initiative, a talk on 'Segregation of E-waste' was delivered by Ms. Ramya. She stressed on the amount of e-waste being generated across the world every day and described the harmful effects involved with improper management of e-waste comsisting of electrical and electronic components. The students were briefed on responsible ways to identify, segregate and dispose the e-waste. To generate awareness among children on this regard, an e-waste challenge was announced, where children would collect as much as e-waste from their neighbourhood and deposit in bins which could be later sent for recycling.

Annual School Day Celebration

Annual Day was celebrated on 21st December 2019 in the school premises. The chief guest for the occasion was Sri Raghavendra H Auradkar IPS, DGP Chairman & MD, Karnataka State Police Housing & Infrastructure Development Corporation limited. Dr. Ravindranath, ADGP, Forest, Sri Kuchanna Srinivasan Retd DGP, Dr.Nisar Ahmed Retd IGP, Smt Sujatha noted writer were the special invitees. Sri M V Ramakrishna Prasad, Commandant, 3rd BN KSRP & Asst. Secretary. PPS, Mrs. B. Nanda Principal, Staff, Students & Parents were present.
School souvenir 'Jagruthi' was released by the guests. The chief guest and Special invitees were felicitated & honoured. We are proud to convey that Sri Kuchanna Srinivasan Retd DGP, Dr.Nisar Ahmed Retd IGP, are the pioneers of the school. Prizes were given under varied categories such as academic proficiency, special awards, group events - sports & Best house awards (Winners & Runners). 2018-19 Class X handling teachers were awarded in recognition of their contribution to procure 100 % result in the All India Secondary School Examination (Board exam).
Variety cultural program portraying indigenous art/culture was the theme for cultural events. KG tots' action song, Kolata, Tribal dance, Kamsale, carol singing were among the highlighted performances. 'Kindari Jogi' an hour long Kannada skit , the first production from PPS theatre artistes, stole the show. Snacks was provided to all the participants. Dinner was provided by the Management to all the staff. -- Click here to view Photos --

ADGP visits School

Sri. Alok Kumar, IPS,ADGP,KSRP and Chairman of Police Public School paid a visit to the school on 11-01-2020.He was welcomed with the Guard of Honour by the school band. He was accompanied by Sri Satish Kumar,IPS,DIG,KSRP and Secretary PPS, Sri. M. V. Ramakrishna Prasad, Commandant 3rd Bn. and Asst. Secretary PPS and Sri. K. S. Raghunatha, Commandant,4th Bn., EMC Member,PPS. The dignitaries were formally welcomed by Smt. B. Nanda, Principal, PPS. A Power Point Presentation by the Principal, Smt. B. Nanda spoke volume about the progress of the school since its inception. The Chairman addressed the teachers. He applauded the impressive strides achieved by the school and appreciated the involvement & commitment of the Management and teachers in creating a great institution catering quality education to the children. Vote of thanks was administered by Smt. Uma Bangadi, Vice Principal, PPS. -- Click here to view Photos --

Gearing up for Board Exam 2020

On 25/01/2020, a highly committed and passionate educationists of Jnanadhara Education Services- Dr. M.K. Raghavendra, Professors B R Raghavan, Sandeep Kumar and Srihari Torgal visited the school to address Class X students on 'Gearing Up for Board Exam', 'Presentation of Answers in Board Exam' and 'Fun in learning Mathematics'. Students were enlightened on topics like management of stress, overcoming of exam fears and challenges, tips for a good presentation of answers in the Board exam and learning Mathematics formula through patterns. Students expressed their gratitude by giving valuable positive feedback regarding the session.
Sri. M.V. Ramakrishna Prasad, Commandant 3rd Bn, KSRP and Asst. Secretary, Police Public School was also present and addressed the students about the importance of following systematic study habits to come out with flying colours in the exams. The session ended with the vote of thanks by Sri Suresh Bhat, Academic Coordinator, Police Public School.

Republic Day Celebrations

The 71st Republic Day was celebrated at Police Public School with grandeur and zeal. The Chief Guest for the Day was Ranganatha, Commandant 4th Bn, KSRP and EMC Member. The programme began with the hoisting of the flag by Sri. M. V. Ramakrishna Prasad, Commandant 3rd Bn, KSRP and Asst. Secretary, Police Public School. He addressed the students about the responsibilitites of youth in shaping the country. The day was filled with vibrant cultural activities which included melodious patriotic songs, rhythmic display of march past and school band, spectacular presentation of lezium, dumb bells & hoops exercises and scintillating dances. Students also performed yogasanas spreading the message that yoga helps discover the sense of oneness with one's self and keeps us physically and mentally fit. Vote of thanks was administered by K. V. Preksha. Sweets were distributed to children. The day reverberated everyone with the feeling of patriotism and brotherhood. -- Click here to view Photos --

Fancy Dress Competition

A fancy dress competition was hosted for the nursery, LKG and UKG on 3/2/2020 on given topics like environment, community helpers, 'Say no to plastic', culture & tradition, fruits, vegetables and nutritious food. The students participated actively and enthusiastically in the competition, dressed up in unique and vibrant costumes, spoke a few sentences and amused the audience. Sri. M V. Ramakrishna Prasad,Commandant 3rd Bn, KSRP and Asst. Secretary, PPS, graced the occasion with his presence and interacted with the tiny tots. It was a pleasure to watch the toddlers dressed up as different characters which was applauded by parents and teachers alike. The winners from each class were selected for prizes. The event turned out to be learning experience for the students and gave them a platform to explore their hidden talents. -- Click here to view Photos --

Science and Math Exhibition

A science & math exhibition was held at Police Public School on 26/02/2020. The exhibition organised for popularising math and science education was inaugurated by Ms. Anupriya & Ms. Daisy, judges from Chinmaya Vidhyalaya & St. Francis School, Koramangala Bengaluru in presence of Sri. Rama Krishna Prasad, Commandant 3rd Bn. & Asst. Secretary, PPS and Mrs. B. Nanda, Principal, PPS.
Students from Standard I to VIII took part in the event, which was the highlight of the day. More than 100 models, charts were prepared and displayed on various scientific concepts and practical application of maths. The judges took rounds of the exhibits and interacted with the young enthusiastic participants. Students explained to them the working of various models they made. Their efforts were appreciated by the students, teachers and parents who visited the exhibits. It was truly a hands on learning experience for all. -- Click here to view Photos --

PPS offers Online Classes

Considering the rapidly evolving situation with Covid 19, Police Public School has been providing live online classes for Class X students to ensure students minds are meaningfully engaged at home, amid the Corona pandemic. Teachers interact with students during these multimedia sessions on various curriculum subjects, held between 9-4pm. Learning materials and activities have also been made available to support students with home learning during these social distancing period. -- Click here to view Photos --

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Class X 2019 results: (View CBSE RESULT SHEET)

Our students have been consistently securing 100% results at the CBSE Board exams every year. Management & staff congratulate all the students. A brief statistics of the CBSE Class X results - 2019


2018-19 - ACTIVITIES

Teacher Orientation Programme:

The year 2018-19 began with an emphasising Teacher Empowerment Programme. A five day Teacher Orientation Programme was organised by the EMC, Police Public School from 25/5/18 - 30/5/18. This year the programme focussed on micro levels of teaching covering strong & much needful topics like Unit planning, Learner's style content analysis & Ethical Leadership. The teachers were provided with hands on experience in the making of teaching aids, preparing unit plans, delivering of lessons, group activity, exploring various genre of writing in languages, creative thinking, creative writing and many more. Experienced subject experts in English/ Kannada, Maths, Phy/Chem/Bio, Hindi & Social Science enriched the teacher fraternity. All in all the teachers were empowered with intense professional as well as personal development to carry forward to posterity. About 70 teachers were beneficiaries of this 5 day Orientation program organised by the PPS management.

Nursery Inauguration:

1st June witnessed a landmark making event in the history of PPS. Nursery was introduced to the pre-primary classes. In order to give individualised/ personal care and attention to the students, preference was given to only a limited number of students. The atmosphere here is

Investiture Ceremony:

Investiture Ceremony was celebrated with great pomp and grandeur in Police Public School on 15th June 2018. P. Jamneshwar, DGM, SBI presided the event. Sri. M.V. Ramakrishna Prasad, SP, State Intelligence & Asst. Secretary, Police Public School was the Chief Guest. Our school choir rendered a mellifluous devotional song for Invocation. Asst. Secretary welcomed the gathering. Mrs. Nanda, Principal administered the oath. The new prefects were inducted new portfolios. An impressive march-past was a feast to the eyes. Sri Jamneshwar, in his speech, highlighted the importance of shouldering responsibility & becoming good citizens. Ruchi Gupta of Class 9B compered the programme and Sharanya of 8A, proposed vote of thanks. The House teachers for the year 2018-19 are: Smt. Uma M. (KARUNA House), Smt. Vaishali (SHRADDHA House), Smt. Mohana (MEDHA House), Smt. Hajira (PRAGNA House). The prefects are: Anuj Shaw, Sharanya (Karuna), Panchami, Bushan (Medha), Bhargavi, Sri Vignesh (Pragna), Arun Kumar, Disha (Shraddha)



INTER-HOUSE ENGLISH DEBATE COMPETITION AT POLICE PUBLIC SCHOOL: Inter house English Debate competition was held in Police Public School on 16 th July 2018 for intermediate and senior level. The topic chosen for the debate was Plastic-A Blessing In Disguise To Mankind.

The judges for the day were Mr. Brian Caszo , faculty member of English, St Francis School, Koramangala and Mrs. Deepa Rajeev, former Vice-Principal, Amar Jyoti Public School, K. R . Puram. The participants of the four houses namely, Medha, Shradha, Karuna and Pragna were armed with data and statistics in presenting their arguments. They displayed enthusiasm, confidence, oratory skills and a deep understanding of the topic. The debate was highly appreciated by the audience.The highlight of the debate was the rebuttal round. The judges adjudged Poorvi( class VI ) of Medha house and Hiya.K (class X) of Shraddha house as the winners of intermediate and high school categories respectively . Speaking on the occasion, the judges praised the participants and the school management for designing such an innovative topic which was very relevant in today's scenario.The Principal, Smt. B Nanda and the Vice-Principal Smt. Uma Bangadi graced the momentous day. Vote of thanks was proposed by Smt. Thanuja Sunder, head mistress. The day concluded on a joyous note.



Teachers Orientation Programme at Spastics Society of Karnataka:

In collaboration with Spastics Society of Karnataka, PPS has ventured forward to tackle issues related to behaviour, academics, intelligence and learning in the children . Imparting the guidance and support derived through two teachers orientation programme at SSK, a road plan has been developed to uplift and empower those children who need extra care, guidance and support. Besides redressing the children's difficulties and disabilities, the teachers of PPS have developed pretty sound knowledge about causes, symptoms and solutions to Dyslexia, Dysgraphia and Dyscalculia. Teachers are also empowered to redress writing and spelling problems. The parents of all classes are also enlightened through class specific Parent Orientation Programmes by Mrs Rukmini Krishna Swamy, Director, SSK and her team. The institution has developed an exclusive and elaborate action plan to cater to the requirements of class IX and X children seeking extra attention by executing a detailed assessment involving diagnosis and remedial action by the professionals-education experts/special educationists/ doctors- from SSK. Hoping for a fruitful journey.




Cartoon Day: Cartoons are an essential part of every childhood. They are the most popular entertainment for children and much more than that. Cartoon Day was celebrated in the Kindergarten on 27th July 2018. The classrooms and soft boards were ornated with kids' favourite cartoons. The day was filled with interesting activities. The Nursery and the LKG had collage work of cartoons and the UKG had a group activity of colouring the cartoon characters. Children brought their cartoon toys which were displayed in their classes. The tiny tots of Nursery, LKG and UKG took home badges of cartoons, a head band with a picture of the iconic Doremon and a wrist band with a picture of Hello Kitty respectively to reminisce the exciting day. The Cartoon Day was a day to rejoice. It bonded the kids well and brought out the best childhood innocence.


WORLD NATURE CONSERVATION DAY: Our school celebrated World Nature Conservation Day in the school premises with great enthusiasm. In the morning assembly, Principal Mrs. B. Nanda as a chief guest witnessed the programme. A 'MIME' act was performed by class 9 std. on the topic SAVE WATER. The enthralling performance of the students left everyone spellbound. Class 7 A and B students organised different activities in order to celebrate the day. 7A students participated in a seminar to speak on the topic 'SAVE NATURE' and class 7B students engaged in the activity poster making on the topic 'SAVE WATER SAVE EARTH'. Speaking on the occasion Principal Mrs.B. Nanda said 'the main idea behind the programme was to sensitize children towards safeguarding the environment'. Students must know the importance of a healthy environment, the foundation for a stable and productive society in order to ensure the well being of present and future generation, she emphasized that all must actively participate to protect, conserve and sustainably manage our natural resources.'


PPS at Misaal Competition Misaal, Oasis Movement organized a competition for children and youngsters. The competition was conducted to identify the leaders from the society. Oasis believes in understanding intentions, feelings and willingness to work. Students from class IX and X of Police Public School participated in the competition. Out of 57 participants, 22 of them won the competition. The competition consisted of 3 rounds. The first round focused on "Express Yourself"- Essay Competition. The second round comprised of Group Dialogue and the third round covered Project Preparation and Execution. All in all 14 students won. All the meritorious students were awarded with Personality Development books and a certificate each.

Police Public School launched Cricket for its students in the month of July. Two teams- U 16 & U-14 have been constituted. Training is being imparted by IACA- Imtiaz Ahmed Cricket Academy. Both the teams have been registered under KSCA. The team members are as follows:
The first U-16 match was played on 27-7-18 against Vagdevi Villas School, Bengaluru. Score sheet is as follows: Vagdevi Villas School: 213/7 (30 overs) Police Public School: 102/10

INTER HOUSE SPORTS: Sports was in full sway in PPS in the last week of July 2018. The following games were conducted for the senior category:
Girls: Kho-Kho, Throw Ball, Kabaddi Boys: Kabaddi, Kho-Kho, Volley Ball

Creative Art Competition: On account of 72nd Independence Day, Wings Creations, the College of Art, Media & Design had conducted a Creative Art Competition in Police Public School on 13th August 2018 for classes 4 to 6 based on the theme "My Independent India", to ignite patriotism among the students. Students gave wings to their imagination and explored the artistic world and painted the canvas of imaginations.

Independence Day Celebrations

72nd Independence Day was celebrated on 15th August 2018 at Police Public School. The celebration began with the unfurling of the National Flag followed by the National Salute. Sri Nagalingaiah, KSPS , Commandant 4th Battalion and EMC member and Sri M.V. Ramakrishna Prasad, SP and Assistant Secretary, Police Public School were the chief guests for the occasion . Sri Nagalingaiah delivered his speech with reverberated patriotic zeal. The school choir and the students of Class 6, 7 and 8 showcased mellifluous patriotic songs and dance. Speeches in Hindi, Kannada and English were delivered by Akash of Class 7, Spoorthi of Class 7 and Sanjushree of Class 9 respectively about the significance of the historic day. The March Past Platoon headed by Sneha Shinde marched to the beat of the School Band headed by Prajwal and Muskan. Rakshitha of Class 10 B anchored the programme. Tanushree of class 9 administered the Vote of Thanks. The momentous day was witnessed by students, teachers and parents. At the end, sweets were distributed to all.
The March Past Platoon and the School Band participated in the District Independence Day Parade at the Manekshaw Parade Ground. This year our School Band has bagged the 1st place and has brought laurels to the school maintaining the school tradition of winning trophies at Manekshaw Parade ground every year.




The Spastic society of Karnataka had conducted a detailed assessment for 19 students of class 10 with learning difficulties on 20-08-18 in the school. The faculty members of Spastic society of Karnataka Mrs. Vijay Prema, Mrs. Satakshi, Mrs. Kairali and Ms. Nayanna assessed the students on academics using various parameters.

Teachers Day Celebrations:

Teachers Day at Police Public School was celebrated with pomp and gaiety on 5 th September 2018. The day started with an invocation by the school choir, followed by the lighting of the lamp by the Chief Guest, Major General K A Muthanna, Sena Medal, Director HR, Trident Automobiles, Bengaluru, Sri Bhaskar Rao, ADGP, KSRP and Chairman of PPS, Sri M V Ramakrishna Prasad, SP and Asst. Secretary of PPS and Principal Smt Nanda. Our Asst. Secretary welcomed the dignitaries and the gathering. Mithun of Class X delivered a speech on the significance of Teachers Day. Our Chief Guest, Major General K A Muthanna was felicitated by Sri. Bhaskar Rao, the Chairman of PPS. The Chief Guest lauded the contribution made by the teachers and for their devotion to the overall development of the students in his speech. Sri Bhaskar Rao spoke about the immense importance of teachers and the role they play in students' lives inspiring them to learn more by encouraging them to move towards success. The Management distributed mementoes to the noble teachers as a token of gratitude.
Students of Class IX & X performed a scintillating cultural show of songs, skit and dance to connote their love, respect, gratitude and recognition of their hard work by teachers in moulding their lives and making them wonderful human beings. A quiz was also conducted by the students of Class X for the teachers. The winning team was the 'S Radhakrishnan team'. Prizes were distributed by our Asst. Secretary for the winners of throw ball, kabaddi, bursting the balloon, candle lighting and quiz for the teachers and the supporting staff. Portraits of teachers handling Class X sketched by Muniraju, Sumit and Shashank of Class X were gifted to the teachers. A stupendous lunch was organized by the Management for the teachers. The Principal and the teachers appreciated and applauded the efforts of the students in making the day a cherishable one. Teachers Day celebration was a momentous and a memorable day for the teaching fraternity of PPS.



Inauguration of Dr. S. Radhakrishnan Block:
9th of September was a historic day for the PPS family. Our Chief Guest, honourable Deputy Chief Minister and Home Minister, Dr. G Parameshwara inaugurated the new block of our school, christened 'Dr. S Radhakrishnan Block' amidst dignitaries Sri Bhaskar Rao, IPS, ADGP, KSRP and Chairman of PPS, Sri Sandeep Patil IPS, DIG, KSRP and Secretary of PPS, Dr.K Thiyagarajan, IPS, KSRP, Commandant 1st Battalion and EMC member, Sri Kuldeep Kumar R Jain, IPS, KSRP, Commandant 9 th Battalion and EMC member, Sri M.V. Ramakrishna Prasad, KSPS, Commandant 3 rd Battalion, DCPs Dr.Boralingaiah, Sri Anup Agarwal and other police officers, Principal and the entire teaching fraternity and students.
The Chief Guest received the Guard of Honour given by the 3rd Battalion KSRP. The ceremony started with the unveiling of the plaque, ribbon cutting, and a short tour around the new block. The Chief Guest was a child with the children in one of the new classrooms. The Chief Guest interacted with the students enquiring about their ambitions in life. He also greeted the children by writing 'GOOD MORNING' on the board and conveyed his best wishes to the students for their future endeavours. The purpose and activities of Thots lab, CMCA, and Prep My Skills as part of school programmes were appraised by the students, which the Chief Guest was very impressed of. He appreciated the children for their presentation skills. This was followed by planting of saplings Ficus Benjamina Variegata, Xanthacyparis Vietnamensis and Ficus Benjamina by our esteemed Chief Guest, our Chairman and Secretary of PPS respectively in the school premises to spread the message of importance of trees as well as to reduce deforestation.
The formal function commenced with the lighting of the lamp and singing of the State Anthem by the school choir. Sri Bhaskar Rao, IPS, ADGP, KSRP and Chairman of PPS welcomed the Honourable Deputy Chief Minister and Home Minister Dr. G Parameshwara, the dignitaries and the gathering. Sri M. V. Ramakrishna Prasad, KSPS, Commandant 3rd Battalion and Assistant Secretary of PPS presented a brief report about the journey of the school from the inception till date.The Chief Guest was felicitated by Sri Bhaskar Rao, Chairman of PPS. In his speech, the Chief Guest who is also an educationist, appreciated and praised the management for catering education to the children of the police personnel. He spoke about the importance of education in the economic development of the country. He emphasised that education is the basic right of every human being. He also expressed his plans to start Residential Police Schools in every range for the benefit of the children of police personnel.
Master M. Balachandra and Master N.K Vishal Korabu, the toppers of 2017-2018 batch were honoured by the Chief Guest for their outstanding performance in the Class X Board Examination.
Vote of thanks was delivered by Sri Sandeep Patil, Secretary of PPS. The momentous day culminated with a photo session which will be cherished and hung on the wall of fame in this great institution.

Jana Jagruti Andolan
A rally was organized by the 3rd Battalion and the students of Class 7,8 9 and 10 in the KSRP Campus to demonstrate social and environmental issues. The students performed mime act to generate awareness about reducing, recycling and reusing plastic by segregating wet, dry and refused waste. Students of class 5 exhibited the 7 steps of hand hygiene to keep away from germs. Students of class 7 and 8 demonstrated an experiment about how smoking is injurious to health. The aim of the programme was to keep the KSRP campus clean and tidy. The rally was an eye catching event that saw participation of all KSRP officials, Smt. Sowmya Reddy, MLA ,Jayanagar, Sri Manish, CMCA member, Mr.Raghu Allam, Rotary Down Town President and Kumari Mangala from Samarthanam were present on this occasion. Mr.C D Prasad, Retired Scientist from ISRO spoke about the plastic is a boon and a bane. We should learn how to utilize plastic without harming the environment.


Gandhi Jayanthi
Gandhi Jayanthi was celebrated on 2nd October, 2018 by Police Public School and 3rd Battalion KSRP, to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of the Father of our Nation and 114th birth anniversary of Sri Lal Bahadur Sastri with great zeal and patriotism at KSRP Welfare Centre premises, 3rd Battalion KSRP Campus. The Chief Guest for the day was Sri Bhaskar Rao, IPS, ADGP, KSRP and Chairman, PPS. Special invitees Dr MC Prakash, Principal, Vidyavardhaka Sangha First Grade College, Bengaluru, Dr Puttaswamy, Writer, Dr Thiyagarajan, IPS, Commandant 1st Battalion KSRP, EMC Member, Smt Nisha James, IPS, Commandant 4th Battalion KSRP, EMC Member, Sri Kuldeep Kumar R Jain, IPS, Commandant 9th Battalion, KSRP, EMC Member, Sri MV Ramakrishna Prasad, Commandant 3rd Battalion, KSRP, Assistant Secretary PPS, Principal Smt. B. Nanda, PPS staff, students and parents graced the auspicious occasion. The programme started with an invocation song by the School Choir, welcome speech by Sri MV Ramakrishna Prasad, followed by floral tribute to the portraits of Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Sastri and the lighting of the lamp by the dignitaries. A speech in Kannada was delivered by Harshitha of class 8 on the significance of the day. Dr. MC Prakash and Dr. Puttaswamy addressed the gathering by sharing the philosophical and pragmatic ideals of Gandhiji and Lal Bahadur Sastri. The students paid a tribute to Bapu through a skit about the path of ahimsa and non- violence Gandhiji chose to fight against the British, a mesmerizing dance depicting 'Unity in Diversity' and scripture reading from the Bhagwad Gita, the Bible and the Quran and interpretation of the same. The cultural activities spread Gandhiji's messages and his beliefs. Gandhi's favourite bhajans were rendered by Sri Shanmukhaya and troupe. Teju Surya of class 6 who impersonated Bapu touched everyone's heart. The Presidential address was delivered by Sri Bhaskar Rao. The splendid day was concluded with the vote of thanks by Smt B Nanda, Principal PPS, followed by distribution of sweets to the gathering. The celebration ignited a patriotic fervour in all of us. In continuation of Gandhi Jayanthi Celebration, a Kannada drama-'Papu Gandhi, Gandhi Bapu' by Ranjitha and team and a magic show by Professor Raj were organized at the KSRP welfare premises on 3rd October. A huge crowd flocked to watch the drama as well as the magic show.


POLICE PUBLIC SCHOOL HOSTS BSSC ANNUAL INTER SCHOOL COMPETITIONS-KHO KHO TOURNAMENT(GIRLS)
Police Public School hosted BSSC (Bangalore Sahodaya School Complex ) - Annual Inter School Sports Competition Kho-Kho Tournament (Girls) South Zone on 27/10/18. The Chief Guest for the inaugural ceremony was Dr. M. B. Boralingaiah IPS, DCP, South East. Sri. M. V. Rama Krishna Prasad, Commandant, 3rd Battalion, KSRP was the special invitee for the event. As many as 17 schools from across Bangalore South Zone participated in the various categories of Under 12, 14 & 16. Chitrakoota School bagged the winner's trophy, while Police Public School was the runners up in the Under-16 category. The winners were awarded with trophies, medals and certificates in the respective categories by Mr. Deshraj Rai, during the valedictory ceremony.
Annual Inter School Kabbadi Tournament
PPS boys were runners up in the Under-14 category, and second runners up in the Under-16 category in the Annual Inter School Kabbadi Tournament held under BSSC banner at DPS on 29/10/2018.

KANNADA RAJYOTSAVA CELEBRATIONS
Kannada Rajyotsava was celebrated in PPS with great enthusiasm. The day began with the hoisting of flag by our Principal Smt. B. Nanda. The State anthem was recited by our school choir. The Kannada Dept., and the students staged various activities like rendering Nadageete, poems and songs glorifying the beauty and rich culture of Karnataka. Dance performance and short speeches were delivered to promote the significance of the day.


EDUCATIONAL TOURS
Educational tour provides an opportunity for students to enrich their knowledge, explore & research much more than they could have it in classroom. The school organised educational trips from classes LKG to Class X in the month of November.
Classes 4 & 5 visited Savandurga, Manchanabele Dam and the Big Banyan tree on 5/11/18. Children had a adventurous trip climbing hills, had knowledge about a multipurpose dam & Big Banyan tree.
The students of Class 1, 2 & 3 and the pre-primary consisting of LKG & UKG were taken to Lumbini Gardens on 9/11/18 & 15/11/18 respectively. Children enjoyed games and playing in the pool.

On 12/11/18, Classes 6, 7 & 8 visited Janapada Loka, Kanva Dam & Ramdevara Betta. Children had real life experiences of folk culture of Karnataka and water reservoir. They also had an awesome time climbing the hills.



A 3 day educational tour was organised for classes 9 & 10 to Mangalore, Manipal & Udupi. The tour was very interesting and informative. During the 3 day tour, students visited Majarabad Fort, built by Tipu Sultan which is of historical importance. Children sought blessings of Dharmasthala, Manjunatha Temple, Sri Ram & Sri Krishna Temple (Udupi). At Mangalore Port, students viewed the ships and the handling of cargo. It was amazing for them to learn trade and transactions that happened through this port. The students were exuberant and gained immense knowledge about science & research at Pilikula Nisargadama, which was a feast to the eyes as it offers scenic beauty and many attractions of cultural, educational and scientific interest.


The children had an opportunity to enrich their knowledge at Swami Vivekananda Planetarium which is the first 3D Planetarium in India. Children enjoyed playing at the Malpe Beach in Mangalore. Visits to Coastal Security, helped students acquire knowledge about security and operations done by Coastal Police. The sprawling Manipal Museum of Anatomy & Pathology which houses well preserved specimens of animals and human body from head to toe was an amazing experience as students were soaked in knowledge and created curiosity among them.


The trips were the most memorable and enriching moments for the students.

A visit to Krishi Mela @ GKVK, Bengaluru

Krishi Mela is an annual affair at GandhiKrishi Vignana Kendra(GKVK), Bengaluru. This year it was conducted from November 15-18, 2018. This year main focus was on Auxillary Technologies to enhance agricultural income. On 15/11/2018, Class 8 students visited this Krishi Mela along with staff members Harika, Lakshmi, Suresh Bhatt H R & Uma Bangadi. This exhibition was inaugurated by the Karnataka Governor, His Excellency Vaju Bhai Wala. This event provides participants a platform to display or sell their products. The key attractions of the event were Agricultural Engineering & Animal Husbandry. Shabana Multani, a former student of PPS and students of GKVK took over our students around the exhibition. They visited fields growing various millets, soya bean, sesame, sunflower, fodder crops and leafy vegetables. Students also got information on Apiary and the drones. Now drones are used for spraying fertilizers, pesticides etc. They also visited Agricultural engineering section where various agricultural implements and machines were on display. The other attraction of the fair was Animal Husbandry where students saw different breeds of poultry, hen, sheep, goat, bull, rabbits etc. Finally students visited stalls put up by State/ Central Government & other participants. Some of the stalls sold health products like millets, honey, other organic products, seeds of various crops, sapling etc. It was a very educative field trip for the students as they had hands on experience.


CMCA: CAMPAIGNS, EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES

A campaign is a series of organised activities which create ripples of awareness, encourage change in attitudes, behaviour and practices that in turn contributes towards common good. CMCA students conduct campaigns on diverse topics related to civic sense, environment, celebrating eco-friendly festivals, the rights and responsibilities of a citizen, active citizenship, democracy, local government and so on. Classroom sessions alone may not translate to change of attitude. Campaigns enable children to take what they have learnt in CMCA sessions and create ripples of change in their immediate surrounding i.e. among their friends, family and their neighbourhood.
Campaigns conducted in Police Public School: Change and Development (Club Launch)
Based on an activity in class, the club launch was a 4-day thematic event which included displaying teaser posters, playing fun games, and conducting a campaign during the assembly which highlighted some of the challenges faced by a developing nation like ours through an activity that required the participation of the students who attended the programme. The CMCA members spoke about India,its development and failures to other students. They shared information about CMCA as well during the programme. The club members enjoyed conducting the programmes as they were asked to handle different aspects and work effectively in groups.


ANNUAL DAY CELEBRATION
The annual day function of Police Public School, Bangalore was organized on 22nd December 2018 with great enthusiasm in the school premises. The entire school participated whole heartedly towards the success of this grand event. The Chief Guest for the event was Sri. Bhaskar Rao, IPS, ADGP, KSRP, and Chairman, PPS. The other dignitaries present were Sri. N. Satishkumar IPS, DIG KSRP and Secretary PPS, Sri. M.V. Ramakrishna Prasad, Commandant, 3rd Bn. KSRP & Asst. Secretary, PPS, Sri. Kuldeep Kumar R. Jain, Commandant 1st & 9th Bn. KSRP, Smt. Manjula Devi M.N., Founder Principal, PPS. The Asst. Secretary, the Principal and the students of PPS greeted the dignitaries and escorted them to the dias. The function began at 5.00 p.m. with an invocation song sung by the school choir. This was followed by the welcome speech delivered by Ms. Rakshitha B.S. the Head Girl. Principal Mrs. B. Nanda extended a warm welcome to the dignitaries and presented the annual report showcasing the achievements and progress of the school in the academic year 2018-19.

The prize distribution ceremony was a moment of pride and honour for all the winners and achievers of school who have made the school proud with their commendable performances not only in the academic field but also in the co-curricular activities. The Chief Guest, Sri. Bhaskar Rao, IPS, ADGP, KSRP, and Chairman, PPS released the 11th edition of the school magazine "Jagruthi" of the academic year 2018-19. In his formal address, the Chief Guest praised the endeavours of the school and highlighted the necessity of promoting creative talent in each child for the overall development of young leaders. The vote of thanks was proposed by Ms. Hiya Khinvasara of XB. The evening was made more colourful with the Cultural Show - 'Kalaranjini', which was a mix of tradition, culture, drama and dance themed on vibrant props. Every class gave performances with grace and style. The event concluded with a grand finale celebration. The students looked colourful and bubbling with energy to encompass everyone in their Annual Day celebration. It was indeed a spectacular display of talent and fervour.


Pariksha Pe Charcha 2.0

NATIONAL SCIENCE DAY
A science exhibition was organised in Police Public School on 28 Feb 2019 to celebrate National Science Day. Sri. M.V. Rama Krishna Prasad, Commandant 3rd Bn. & Asst. Secretary inaugurated the exhibition. Mrs. Usha from JSS Public School, HSR Layout & Mrs. Yasodha from St. Francis School were the judges for the day. The main attraction was a remote controlled Floor Cleaning Robot presented by Hari Kishan of 7B. Celebrating National Science Day, various other activities that induced scientific temperament in the children were organised as follows:



STUDENTS BID ADIEU TO THEIR ALMA MATER
The farewell-JYOTHIRDAAN Ceremony for the outgoing batch 2018-19, class 10th was held on February 2019.The solemn occasion was a special red-lettered day for students, parents and teachers alike. The day sparked hope for future, inviting the students to dream big. It was a day of rejoicing, for it marked the conclusion of one educational journey and commencement of another exciting quest.

Coincidentally, another event 'Career guidance programme' was also arranged for classes 9 th and 10th. Seven distinguished speakers from different frays enlightened and motivated our students to aim at a clear, achievable, realistic goals. The speakers for the event were:

The chief guest for the farewell was Shri Gururaj Karjagi- Director of Creative Arts Academy. Along with him, were Shri. Bhaskar Rao, ADGP KSRP & Chairman of PPS; Newly appointed Secretary of PPS, Shri N. Satishkumar IPS, DIG KSRP. After the customary invocation of lighting of the lamp; the graduating students received the light from the Chief Guest. It was a moment of added charm to the atmosphere- a sense of achievement. The passing of the light of knowledge was a significant moment.
The students took an oath to uphold the ethics and values learnt at school, for the rest of their lives. The boys looked resplendent- dazzling in their outfits, while the girls were not far behind - they looked gorgeous in their elegant sarees. The chief guest in his speech emphasized the importance of education and the value learnt at the school to be carried forward in life. He also said that everyone can achieve the pinnacle of success with a positive frame of mind.


Fire Drill - Karnataka State Fire and Emergency Service
On 5th march 2019, during the school assembly, the Karnataka State Fire and Emergency Service were invited to demonstrate their skills and techniques in cooling and blanketing out the fire at the Police Public school ground. At the very outset, the fire officer Shri Bhavani Shankar and his team very enthusiastically explained the causes of fire in an elaborate way. He made reference to the ABC categories and cautioned the students making reference to the causes of fire. Later a mock demo to put off fire was put into action. His team demonstrated the different techniques to spray the stream of water. The students applauded for their valour and risk taking profession.