In an attempt to promote fitness among school children, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) organized a celebration on fitness week in November as a part of Fit India Movement. The prime objective of the initiative is to bring about a behavioral change in school children from spending "Passive Screen Time" to "Active Field Time". Santhome also celebrated Fitness Week as the part of Fit India Movement.
According to the circular no ACAD68/2019, our school is also conducted different activities like Morning Assembly –Yoga for All, Morning Assembly-Free hand exercise to all, Mental Fitness activity like lecture, competition, and essay on fit India school. Staff and students actively participated in the celebration. Lecture on mental fitness presented by Dr Dinu Thomas, Psychologist. She conducted different types of games and activities for students to make them more interest in sports and caring of mental and emotional health.
Activities undertaken during the Fitness Week Celebration:
Day 1 Morning Assembly – Yoga for all
Day 2 Morning Assembly – Free hands exercise for all
Day 3 Mental Fitness Activities (Ex. Debates, Symposium, Lectures by Sports Psychologists)
Day 4 Beginning of “Fitness Assessment” of Students through KHELO INDIA App.
Day 5 Poster making Competition for all Students on theme “Fit Body – Fit Mind – Fit Environment”
Day 6 Physical Activities for all Students including Dance, Aerobics, Yoga, Martial Arts, Rope-Skipping, Gardening etc