Co Curricular Achievements

Session 2017-18

Rising Star of the Skating World

Vanshika Chauhan (Class VII C), a young skating prodigy, has done the school proud by winning several medals at the State and National levels. Her outstanding achievements include the following:

  1. 2015-2016 – R.S.F.I. State U.P (Gold, Silver)
  2. 2015-2016 – R.S.F.I National (Participation)
  3. 2016-2017 – Open National Championship Delhi (2 Silver)
  4. 2017-2018 – C.B.S.E. Delhi State (Silver, Bronze)
  5. 2017-2018 – C.B.S.E. National (Bronze)

Vanshika has won a staggering tally of 45 medals that include 18 Gold, 16 Silver and 11

Bronze. Well done, Vanshika!!
Delhi State Futsal Championship

The Delhi Futsal Association organised the Delhi State Futsal Championship at Dr.B.R Ambedkar College from 07th to 09th July 2017.

The championship was for Under 19 boys and girls and was open for schools and club teams. The girls’ team from Somerville School, Vasundhara Enclave played a spectacular series of games and was the Runners up in the State Championship. The girls’ team played seven matches in all and registered four victories against different teams.

Nandita Handoo of Class XI was adjudged the ‘Best Goal Keeper’ of the tournament.

  • Match 1 -Somerville School, Vasundhara Enclave beat Rosary Club by 2-0.Mandira Bisht was the Player of the Match.
  • Match 2 – Somerville School, Vasundhara Enclave lost the match against Delhi FC by 1-0
  • Match 3 – Somerville School, Vasundhara Enclave beat Blue Bells International School by 4-0.Charu Damor was the Player of the Match
  • Match 4 -Somerville School, Vasundhara Enclave beat Delhi FC B team by 7-0.Nandita Handoo was the Player of the Match
  • Match 5 – In the qualifier match1 Somerville School, Vasundhara Enclave lost the match against Delhi FC A by 2-1.
  • Match 6 – In the qualifier match 2 Somerville School, Vasundhara Enclave beat Delhi FC B by 3-1.Nandita Handoo was the Player of the Match.
  • Match 7 – In the final match Somerville School, Vasundhara Enclave lost the match against Delhi FC A by 4-2.
Thyrocare Young World Painting Competition

Students from our school participated in the annual ‘Thyrocare Young World Painting Competition’ organised by the newspaper, Hindu. Over 500 students from across the capital participated in the competition which was held at Kendriya Vidyalaya, Gole Market on 7th April 2017. A total of 16 prizes were given away to students from various schools.

In the senior category, Vrinda Gupta of Class VIII D bagged the second position in the Delhi regional competition.

It is a great honour for the school that Vrinda was chosen to represent Delhi at the National Finale held in Chennai on 1st May 2017. Vrinda performed very commendably at this competition and was awarded a certificate of participation and a gift hamper.

SOMERVILLE STUDENTS EXCEL AT ‘YOUNG CHEF INDIA SCHOOLS 2017

The International Institute of Hotel Management, held the City Semi Final Round of ‘Young Chef India Schools’ in association with NDTV Good Times on 28thMarch 2017. Eight students of Class XII after qualifying the preliminary round were selected for the Semi-final round.

  1. Anirudh Chawla- XII B
  2. Mohita Nerurkar- XII B
  3. Aryaka Sharma- XII A
  4. Karan Butola- XII C
  5. Akshat Jain- XIIB
  6. Muskan Haq- XII C

Each participant prepared a one course Indian meal from different regions of India in one hour.Their dishes were judged by Chef Vivek Sagar of Indian Culinary Forum and Chef Ali Naqvi, Executive Sous Chef, Hotel Radisson Blu, Dwarka. Students received Certificates and a memento for their participation in the competition.

ZONAL FINAL, TOP 30 OF YOUNG CHEF,INDIA SCHOOLS, NDTV Good Times,2017.

Anirudh Chawla (XII B), Aryaka Sharma (XII A), Mohita Nerurkar (XII B) and Karan Butola (XII C) were selected among the Top Thirty in the North Zone Final Round after competing with around 200 shortlisted students from Delhi, Chandigarh, Amritsar and Dehradun. They were given one hour to prepare two portions of main course with two accompaniments.

This round was judged by Chef Vivek Sagar – Indian Culinary Forum, Chef Nishant Chaubey – Corporate Chef, Roseate House, Aerocity, Chef Amit Sharma, Sous Chef, Hotel Shangri-La, New Delhi, Chef Vaibhav Bhargava, Exec. Sous Chef, ITC Sheraton, Saket, New Delhi,Chef Ali Naqvi, Exec Sous Chef, Hotel Radisson Blu, Dwarka, New Delhi, Chef Virendra, Exec. Sous Chef, Le Meridien, New Delhi. The event was covered by NDTV Good Times.

TOP TEN ZONAL ROUND

Mohita Nerurkar (XII B) was selected among the Top Ten student chefs from the North Zone. She made two similar plates of main course and two accompaniments.This round wasjudged by Celebrity Chef Kunal. Although Mohita did not make it to the National Finals, her hard work and talent was much appreciated. She received the Young Chef Apron, Cap and a Certificate.

All these rounds of competition were recorded by NDTV GoodTimes and will be aired on TV in the month of May 2017.

Session 2016-17

Sanskrit Kendriya Pratiyogita Samaroh

The Delhi Sanskrit Academy, Government of Delhi, organised the ‘Sanskrit Kendriya

Pratiyogita Samaroh Sanskrit Speech Competition on 16 February 2017 at the Delhi Sanskrit Academy Auditorium, Karol Bagh.

Aditi Garg of Class IX-A was selected to participate in the State -level competition since she had stood First in the Zonal Sanskrit Speech Competition conducted on

2nd September 2016.

Aditi won the 2nd Prize in the State-level Sanskrit Speech Competition and was awarded a cash prize of Rs 1800/-

IVY NELSON MEMORIAL INTER-SOMERVILLE VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT

The LCBM Golden Jubilee Inter-Somerville Volleyball Tournament was held at the Somerville School, Greater Noida from 20thto 21stOctober 2016.

i) Round 1 -Somerville School, Vasundhara Enclavebeat Somerville School, Greater Noida

ii) Round 2 – Somerville School,Vasundhara Enclave beat Somerville School, Noida

iii) Round 3 -Somerville School,Noida beat Somerville School, Greater Noida

The final match of the tournament was played between Somerville School, Vasundhara Enclave and Somerville School, Noida on 21stOctober. The team from Somerville, Vasundhara Enclave played a brilliant game and lifted the LCBM Golden Jubilee Volleyball Tournament Winner’s trophy.

Apurva Chauhan of Class XII B was the Captain of the winning team and Gauri Sharma of Class X A was adjudged the ‘Best Player of tournament’.

The members of the winning team, Somerville School, Vasundhara Enclave are:

S.NO NAME OF STUDENT CLASS
1 Apurva Chauhan  (Captain) XII B
2 Diya Goyal XI C
3 Pragati Chauhan XII D
4 Sharon Kaul XII D
5 AvnikaLaller XII D
6 Shreya Sundriyal VIII E
7 Harleen Kaur VIII B
8 Anjali Devakumar VIII D
9 Gauri Sharma X A
10 Aastha Mehra X A
11 Sanskriti Kaushik X C
12 Gopika Ashokan XI B
Zonal Instrumental (Solo) Competition

The Instrumental (Solo) Competition for schools of Zone-II was organised by the Department of Cultural Activities, Education Department, NCT of Delhi, at Somerville School, Vasundhara Enclave, Delhi on 17 August 2016.Thirteen schools from Zone –II participated in the event. The competition was conducted for students in two groups – Senior (IX-XII) and Junior (VI-VIII) and included two categories of instruments: Melody and Percussion.

The panel of judges comprised eminent musicians: Mr.Narender Kumar Toni, Music Director, All India Radio; Mr. Mahesh Prabhakar, Music Director, T-Series Company and Mrs. Sunita Bhardwaj, Programme Executive,All India Radio.

In the keenly contested competitions, all the students performed with commendable ability. Students who achieved First and Second Positions will compete at the District Level competitions.

The results achieved by students of Somerville School in this competition are as follows:-

Event/ Category Name of Student Position
Melody(Jr.) Divyansh Srivastava         VIII D Ist
Percussion(Jr.) Karthik Sengupta              VIII A IIIrd
Melody(Sr.) Palash Bhattacharya         XI A IIIrd
Percussion(Sr.) Shrey Chauhan                    X C IIIrd
Felicitation : Sanskrit Department

Three teachers from the Sanskrit Department of our school, Mrs. Madhu Gaur, Mrs. Savita Gupta and Ms. Kriti Malik were felicitated at a ceremony held at Zakir Hussain College on 17th August 2016. The teachers were awarded for successfully training students who won positions of merit in the various competitions organised by the Delhi Sanskrit Academy in the year 2015.

Our School’s Football Heroes

Smriti Chauhan played for the Delhi Schools Under-19 Girls Football Team in the Girls’ Football Championship in February 2016. This championship was organised by the School Games Federation of India (SGFI) in Salem, Tamil Nadu.

In this championship, the Delhi Team played against IPSC Indore Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Dadar and Nagar Haveli and Chhattisgarh. The Delhi Team advanced till the Quarter Finals in this championship.

Smriti Chauhan proved her mettle in this tournament by scoring two goals, one against the IPSC Team, and the other against the team from Dadar and Nagar Haveli.

Shagun Chauhan of Class VI D participated in the Sub-Junior Under-14 Girl Football National Championship 2015. This championship was organised by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) at Barabati International Stadium, Cuttack, Odisha in January 2016.

Aryan Aswal of Class VIII B participated in Sub-Junior Under-14 Boys’ Football North Zone Championship 2015. The Championship was organised by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) in Delhi in January 2016. The Delhi team qualified to play at the National level championships.

Aryan Aswal also participated in the Sub-Junior Under-14 Boys’ Football National Championship 2015. This tournament was organised by the School Games Federation of India (SGFI) and was held at Durg, Jharkhand in November 2015