REPORT ON BOARDING HOUSE ACTIVITIES ON SAIR (17 September,2019)

Life in a hostel means a whole panorama of experiences that span from making ‘friends for life’, to gaining the confidence to face life independently. That is why we have laid a lot of emphasis in creating a warm, welcoming, invigorating and home-like atmosphere in our separate boys’ and girls’ hostels. At VFS Palampur, the hostel is a home away from home, where the children develop the ‘confidence to be independent’, be it friendships, food, belongings, rooms, joys, sorrows, challenges or any of the uncountable experiences of growing-up together.
The caring and understanding support staff including housekeepers, matrons, ayahs, laundry and maintenance staff, wardens and of course the principal and teachers guide and pay special attention to the hostel students.

Recreation
After school hours students are encouraged to participate in recreational activities. ‘Special evenings’ provide a chance to the students to showcase their talent in dramatics, dance, music and various aspects of stage management.

Letter writing to Parents
Children are encouraged write letters to their parents regularly. In addition, children may receive calls from parents according to the calling schedule.

Birthdays
Once a month all children whose birthday falls in that month come together for a cake cutting ceremony along with a dance party and a special menu for the day

Studies
The teaching staff, resident staff take a personal interest in each boarder’s progress, and encouraging them as required. Evening homework classes are conducted under the supervision of teachers who assist in completion of homework and clearing of the doubts the students