The academic session 2010-11, commenced on April 1, 2010. OM Foundation School achieved a new feat by adding 57 more students to its happy family. The last session successfully concluded by promoting 161 students, there by, touched the mark of 215 with just 2% of attrition rate. All the new admissions were made after proper entrance test and scrutiny of the socio economic conditions of the parents. This year preference was again given to orphan, physically handicapped, girls and single parent child. The selection committee met all the parents individually.
Save Earth from Pollution:
Centrica UK donated 2000 books:
Increase the quality level of teaching:
Grooming of the students:
Students Eye Screening:
Celebrate Independence Day:
School celebrated 63rd Independence Day with lots of energy and enthusiasm. The two hours cultural programs showcased the diverse quality of OM Foundation?s students as stage performers. Students were also awarded certificates for there academic excellences. The event was witnessed the friends of OM Foundation in the campus.
Celebrated the birth centenary of Mother Teresa:
On 27th August, school kids celebrated the birth centenary of Mother Teresa. The students performed in the morning assembly showcasing the life of Mother Teresa and one of the students of standard 7th, Kavita, groomed as Mother Teresa in the assembly.
8th Annual Day of OM Foundation:
The 8th Annual Day of OM Foundation School marked a remarkable success when it comes to colorful cultural excellence and performance. The kids presented a series of fantabolus programs with lots of versatility in their get-ups and appearances that changed the mood of the ambience. The Chief Guest of the function was Mr. Ian Peters COO, British Gas, accompanied by the other esteemed guests. The specialty of this function is the 100% participation of the 212 students.
School celebrated Diwali and Eid in the morning assembly of the school. Students made beautiful diyas and colorful rangoli to celebrate this festival of light. School also organized a special assembly to celebrate this holy festival of the Muslims and showed the equal respect for every religion in the OM School premises. Students were also offered Namaz in the assembly.
Common Wealth Games in Delhi:
6th October, Wednesday, was the fortunate day for the three kids of OM Foundation as they witnessed the aquatic events of the 19th Common Wealth Games in Delhi. The kids accompanied by the CIO representatives and two representatives were from the school. The event was held at Dr.SPM Aquatic Complex. It was an elated moment for the kids to witness such a big event for the first time in their life.
School added new triple storey building:
OM Foundation School added new triple storey building to its campus. The three floor building is having 8 rooms, one dining hall attached to the kitchen. It was inaugurated by Ian Peters , COO ,British Gas on the Annual Day of the School. The terrace of the building provides enough of open space for the children to play around. The school is now having a well equipped science laboratory as well. Aon Hewitt also contributed in adding more infrastructure facilities to the school and school is now capable of having classes till 10th standard.
OM Foundation students took part in an on-the-spot painting competition organized by the Art of Living on Earth Day in which total 6 lakhs of students from Delhi and National Capital Region (NCR) were participated. Rajesh of standard VII made the institution proud by getting felicitated for his beautiful painting. It was one of amongst the selected 200 paintings at the national level.
Measurable and Entertainment Program:
OM Foundation School is one of the fortunate Indian school representing the country at the global level. The Global Children Challenge is the world?s largest health initiative campaign designed to get children from all over the world active and instill in them the habit and importance of daily exercise for rest of their lives. The Global Children?s Challenge is an opportunity for schools to take part in a free, measurable and entertainment program that help children by encouraging healthy behavior by making exercise easy, fun, stimulating and educational. The 50 days long event started off on 29th of September.
Hindustan Times published half page feature report:
India's one of the leading English dailies, Hindustan Times published half page feature report on the OM Foundation School. HT City Copy editor spent half a day in the school premises. She took a virtual tour of the school with the management, understanding the concept of the school on which it is based. She interacted with kids, visited the library and the different laboratories of the school. She also had a long chat with the founder and trustee Mr.Sanjay Drabu and learned how the single stone structure turned into a fort.
OM Foundation pays sincere thanks to British Gas Engineers for their dedicated volunteering in the OM Foundation School. They showed the real spirit of team work and completed the tiling of one big dining hall, the first and second floor lobby and the three administrative rooms of the school.
Skill Development Program:
OM Foundation started Skill Development Program for the youth. The purpose initiating this program is based on our understanding that in order to uplift these underprivileged communities, it's very important to uplift the youth by providing them the skill sets for the sustainable living.OM Foundation joined hands with Etasha Society to initiate the skill development program for the youth from the underprivileged society.
Annual Anemic Eradication Camp:
OM Foundation in association with Rotary Club, Indraprastha conducted the Annual Anemic Eradication Camp in the OM Foundation School. This camp benefited almost over 400 people that included OM beneficiaries and the local villagers as well. A total of 402 students and ladies were checked up. Nearly 60 percent of school children were found to be anemic and they and their mothers were fully briefed about the course of treatment and handed over the iron and folic acid tablets for 40 days.
Santa, gifts, carols, chocolates and the fun n frolic, what else could anybody think of when it comes to Christmas celebrations. The kids got the privilege to enjoy the time inside the premises with lots of activities. Students got their surprise gifts, the moment they entered their classrooms. The presence of the esteemed guests from Centrica India and Exl Services made the celebration more joyful. OM Foundation would like to extend special thanks Centrica India Operations for sponsoring the gifts and the lunch there by making the celebration possible. We would also like to thanks Exl services for their sustainable support and the volunteering activities.
Republic Day was celebrated in the school premises on 26th of January. Students performed cultural programs to mark the republic celebration. Guests from Centrica India and EXL Services were also present at the function.
Skill Development Projects:
Our first initiative towards creating employment for the needy youth started in December, 2010 and in the month of March 2011, the first seven candidates got the jobs and placed in various retail outlets across Delhi NCR with a fair salary packages. It?s a huge achievement for OM Foundation as down the years we are going to start various such skill development projects for the underprivileged society especially for the female population.
Encourages Volunteering Activities:
Students taken Picnic:
The students were taken out for a picnic in two groups. First it was the nursery and kg students went to Noida Sector 15A Park on 5th of February. And in the second group, on 12th February, the rest of the school from 1st to 7th went to Indraprastha Park, New Delhi to enjoy the bright sunny winter.
Anne Minto Visit:
Ms. Anne Minto, Group Director Centrica PLC and Mr. Arjun Singh, CEO Aon Hewitt marked an auspicious visit to the OM Foundation School on the 30th of March, 2011. They were accompanied by the senior officials of Centrica and Aon Hewitt. They spent more than two hours with the school kids, visited each and every classroom and interacted with almost every student. They also brought lovely goodies and dictionaries for the OM Kids.