A unique speciality of our school is the International partnership that we have developed with MILL HILL SCHOOL in LONDON.
This partnership has brought about positive and fruitful changes in our teaching approaches and classroom organizations.
The Students exchange program provides plenty of opportunities for meaningful interactions between the students of MILL HILL & SRI JAYENDRA. This stands as an example to realize the value of true friendship to bring out peace and harmony.
The interactive sessions creates confidence in students and they become more secure in knowledge that, they can live anywhere in the world, make friends with anyone, be welcomed and loved anywhere.
This year is the 19th year of our International partnership with MILLHILL SCHOOL, London.
A batch of 12 students and 3 staff reached here on 23rd of June. With bubbling excitement our students of class 4 to 7 attended the English classes of the Mill Hill Students. The Millhillians were so kind and concern to our students and taught them through various rhymes, puzzles, games and other activities.
Experiencing our culture
They loved and experienced our culture here with interest. Every evening the Millhillians had music session with our Music staff and Choir children. They learnt dance with our students. They also enjoyed the Priory basket ball tournament, an inter school basket ball tournament organized in our school basket ball ground during their presence here.
They loved shopping in our town shops and our school staff accompanied them happily to Courtallam waterfall, Nellaippar temple and other places. During weekends they went to Kodaikkanal and Kanyakumari. We also arranged a Mehandi session for them in the school.
On July 8, we organized a Thanks Giving Function to Millhillillains who are very close to our heart and special to us. It was a day of mixed emotions.
Mr. Santhosh Babu, The Registrar of Manonmaniam Sundaranar University was the Chief Guest of the occasion. Mr.Ganesan The Chief Educational Officer and Mr. Suresh Kumar,Dean of Anna University, Tirunelveli also graced the occasion with their presence. Thanksgiving ceremony with the annual award prize distribution was started at 6 p.m. The ground became so colourful and lively, when the Millhillians entered the ground in Indian costume looking gorgeous.
Our Principal welcomed them wholeheartedly expressing the value of our partnership. The school choir gave a wonderful performance with number of songs in different languages making the crowd vibrant. The Millhillians too joined with our choir for few songs.
Then the annual prize distribution for the toppers in the previous academic year started. This year we expressed our joy to the toppers of the board examination and the General proficiency prize winners by giving them Shields.
The highlight of the function was the phenomenal dance performance by our students. The alumnae too joined the performance. The folk dances of different states of India like Sapla, Garba, Ahir, Gagar and Classical dances like Bharatnatyam, Kathakali etc., were performed professionally by our students with extraordinary skill and it was spectacular!!The highlight is the the whole dance series was our own master piece including the music and props.
A sumptuous dinner was arranged for all in the basket ball ground. The ground filled with joy, tears, goodbyes between us and the Millhillians.