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French and German are taught under the aegis of The Department of Foreign languages. Through academic and cultural experiences students are made proficient in the languages they opt for. The subject is open for students from Classes VI-XII.
We have a very active German language society Schiller Gesselschaft which offers the students a platform for expressing their language skill. The students take out a very rich Bi annual Magazine 'Zeitgeist' and present musical evenings and plays in German.
The French Society called “ La Société Francophone” comprises of more than 130 students From Class VI to XII. The Francophones come out with their Annual Publication in the Form of the French Magazine called ‘L’Aube’. It is entirely the creation of the French Department students and the staff. Various competitions in the form of spell Bee, Poster making, French Conjugation competition keep taking place to keep children engrossed and motivated in the language.“ Vive l’esprit d’apprendre le français”!!!
The Department conducts German and French assemblies in the Junior and Senior School. The Department conducts assemblies in German and French language. During Freshers’Evening, Junior School Evening, on various events and during Founder’s day the annual projects, charts and works made by the students year round get displayed and are appreciated.
The School has hosted the International German Youth Camp twice with great success. Interacting with students and faculty from different schools and cultures has been a very enriching and educative experience for our boys. Each year our two meritorious students get 100% scholarship to attend the International German Youth Camp in Germany. We also have an International German Exchange programme with a partner school in Germany which is partially funded by the Robert Bosch Foundation. The School has signed the MoU with Goethe Institut and is also a member of ‘Schulen Partner der Zukunft’.
French Department organises educational trip to France during summer Vacations wherein the students get a chance to learn and polish their language skills as well as get a first-hand information about the French culture and civilisation, their food, fashion, perfumes, vines and cheese. They visit places of tourist interest and enjoy homestays to know about “ l’art de vivre” of French people.