The grand event gives an opportunity for the children from LKG
to XII to go on stage for events like Orchestra, English play,
Tamil play, Sanskrit play, Dance Drama & Hindi play.
To encourage maximum Participation School day is conducted
for KG, Primary & High school on different days.
hosts an inter-school cultural competition called Reflections with many schools participating.
This is an inter class cultural
competition between Std 10, 11 and 12.
A Cultural Fest conducted by the Commerce Department is held
along with Reflections.
Inter House English Dramatics
Dramatics competition between the
four houses of classes X, XI & XII are held. The plays
are directed and enacted by the students themselves with almost no help
from the teachers.The best play is put up for school day.
The event starts traditionally with
the lighting of the torch by previous years champions, the
oath is taken by the sports secretary and there is a colourful
march past by the students of all the houses from class IX to
XII, followed by sports events. The day ends with an
exhibition Mass Drill by students of classes VI, VII and
This was started in 1998 to induct the
new prefects. It is a solemn occasion with the school taking
the oath. It is held along with the Republic Day
This is held on
Childrens' Day. It showcases the models ,charts and working models made
by the students on certain topics and themes.
The Society for Promotion and Appreciation of Music better
known as SPAM is one of Vidya Mandir's most well known clubs.
The SPAM consists of students from class 6 to 12. Various
activities and programmes are organized by the club to inculcate
love for music in all its members. These include the SPAM
/ PTA interclass competitions. The club members also participate
in a number of inter-school competitions. This club also organizes
informative sessions on music. Well -known artists preside
over these meetings. Inter-school music competitions are organized
during the "REFLECTIONS". SPAM keeps the music alive
in our lives.
The Commerce club is an extension of
the Commerce Department and its aim is to foster
entrepreneurship among the students.
This was started in 2006.Under its
auspices various interesting workshops like water colour
painting, quilling etc are conducted
This is part of the Rotary Club and is
one of the oldest in the City. We have been awarded the Best
Club award for 3 yeras. The activities like visiting old age
homes, destitute childrens' homes , collecting money towards
various genuine causes like Tsunami victim rehabilitation etc
sensitise the children to the underprivileged and instil a
sense of service in them
Concurrence, the maths club of our
school was inaugurated in 2002 to promote students with an
interest in the subject. A number of lectures, quizzes,
competitive exams and other such enjoyable activities are held
frequently every year.
The club aims at learning mathematics in a pleasurable and
fun filled manner.
regular field trips, treks, nature
walk. The students of classes 7 to 9 are
the members.They also name the trees in the campus
The club is functioning under the guidance of INTACH(Indian
National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage) and has attracted
several members, both boys and girls over the past two years.
The Club's emphasis is on Culture, Tradition and Heritage.
The club carries out various activities like Workshops, Competitions
Literary and Dramatics Club
The club has completed nearly 6 years with over 150 members
every year. The members of this club always seem to have a
busy schedule making props or watching plays put up by Contemporary
Theatre Groups like Evam, Masquerade and Little Theater. The
club has conducted several workshops on Creative Writing and
on Poem Reading in the British Council, for its members. A
crossword competition to encourage the members and a Scrabble
Tourney to develop vocabulary are also held. The members of
the club look forward to several more years filled with fun
The Effervescence, our chemistry club, is open to Class XI and Class XII subject enthusiasts. These highly active people indulge in activities such as Quiz, Sudoku, Crosswords and Dumb-Charades etc (in Chemistry!) and undertake two field trips a year. They also conduct “BONDS” an interschool Chemfest, every alternate year.
The club conducts the Students' Exnora Program, an environment awareness program for students of class VIII. They conduct field trips, programs in civic consciousness, environmental issues etc.
The School is
very well-recognised in cricketing circles and TNCA coaches
offer training. This year we have won the major trophies in
the under 14, under 12 and under 10 categories.
For the past 7
years we have been holding a prestigious tournament sponsored
by Sportstar for the Under 13 category
For the second
year our under 13 team has won the P S Memorial under 13
A first again from Vidya
Mandir. We are the first school to start a Girls' Cricket
team. Coaching has started and we hope the team will also do
the school proud.
Basket ball :
offers basketball coaching by 'A' division coaches from the
Students enroll by paying a nominal fee.
Talented students are sent for Inter-house and Inter-school
the past 5 years we have been hosting an invitation Basketball
inter school tournament sponsored and conducted by the PTA
This year 2008 we shall
be hosting and conducting the CBSE Cluster V Basket ball meet.
Our alumni have
sponsored the interstate , interschool volley ball tournament
for the past 30 years or so. The number of participants has
grown to 25 teas each for the boys and girls
After - school
coaching is also provided for dance, music, yoga and karate.
We are coaching for a few atheletic
events as well.
seems to be fast
catching up as a popular sport