Beyond Academics Just for Fun
“People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.”
Scorching heat brings opportunity for water-play where children play with reckless abandon. Water play delights the senses and is far more than simply pleasurable for young children. This type of sensory play is important for the development of the young child. Water play is good for children’s physical, mental (cognitive), and social-emotional growth. When children pour water, they are improving their physical dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Not just with the pre-primary kids, the water-play is a super-hit even with our primary students.
Annual Fete is a day of revelry at Simpkins. Students and parents from all over the city come to entertain themselves at the various food and games stalls, each set up and managed by a particular class. Children of all ages always find something or the other at the fete, to amuse them,. The grand raffle draw is watched by many eager eyes, who are all hoping to be among the lucky few to win a prize. This event is a resounding success every year.