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Blackfen School for Girls, UK

Hari Shree Vidyalayam and Blackfen School for girls in the UK established a working partnership agreement towards collaborative learning in November 2010. This partnership has received the British Council reciprocal visit grant multiple times and teachers from both schools have had many opportunities to visit each other. Many collaborative projects have also been undertaken as part of Connecting Classroom projects. Both Blackfen and Hari Shree have also worked together as part of the global partnership programme, to raise funds for under privileged children at Eureka school and Siragu Montessori, both based in Chennai.

Blackfen students visit Hari Shree
February 6 and 7, 2017

A delegation of 2 teachers and 10 students from our long standing partner school in London, Blackfen School for Girls, visited Hari Shree and interacted with our staff and students. Ms. Lola Blatch did lessons for grades VIII, IX and XI on globalization, sustainability, Britain’s role in World War II, Brexit, Economics, Sociology, and 21st century skills.

Report by Ms. Samyukth Sreekanth, Press Co-ordinator

Students of Chettinad Hari Shree Vidyalayam had the opportunity to interact with their peers from Blackfen on diverse topics.  On request from the guests, our students were delighted to teach them the traditional dance form, Bharatanatyam. The Blackfen girls shared their experiences about their annual international trips, scouts training and academic interests. It was an informative and productive visit for both sides alike and we look forward to seeing them again.

Global Connect – Blackfen visits CHSV
February 12, 2016

Our long standing association with Blackfen School for girls in U.K. witnessed yet another chapter in bridging continents and building friendships. On February 12, 10 students from Blackfen along with their accompanying teachers visited Hari Shree and spent a day interacting with the staff and students of our school. Wearing sarees, the Blackfen girls attended the school morning assembly. Later, they participated in a special programme in their honour by the students of grade VIII.  Grade XI students accompanied them on a school tour, organised a potluck lunch and helped them pick souvenirs to take back home, along with warm memories of bonding and friendship.

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