Sunday School Annual Talent Competition 2012- 2013

The talent competition for Sunday school students will be held on 03 February 2013. Please remember to give your child’s names on or before 13th January 2013 before 17.00hrs, to the relevant class teachers. Class teachers list provided at the end.

This year under 5 yrs can perform on Christian solo song either in English or Malayalam this won’t be a competition it’s only to encourage our toddler group and to involve them in our talent programme.

Detailed programme list is as follows.

Colouring

Time Limit : 15minutes

The colouring page will be provided, the contestants should bring their own colouring equipments. Only crayons & colouring pencils are allowed (no water colour or felt tip).

Age Group

  • Primary : 5-6yrs

Songs and storytelling can participate in either English or Malayalam not both.

Malayalam Solo Song

Time : 3 minutes only (will be strictly enforced)

No written aids will be allowed

Only Christian Songs.

Age Group

  • Primary : 5-6 years
  • Sub juniors : 7-8 years
  • Juniors : 9-10 years
  • Seniors : 11-14 years

English Solo Song

Time Limit : 3 minutes only (will be strictly enforced)

No written aids will be allowed

Christian Songs only.

Age Group

  • Primary : 5-6 years
  • Sub juniors : 7-8 years
  • Juniors : 9-10 years
  • Seniors : 11-14 years

Malayalam Group Song

Time Limit : 3 minutes only (will be strictly enforced)

Minimum 2 candidates to participate

Only Aradhanageethangal from Kurbana, Namaskaram, Kudasha or Perunalgeethangal.

No written aids will be allowed

Age Group

  • Primary : 5-6 years
  • Sub juniors : 7-8 years
  • Juniors : 9-10 years
  • Seniors : 11-14 years

English Group Song

Time Limit : 3 minutes only (will be strictly enforced)

Minimum 2 candidates to participate

Only Aradhanageethangal from Kurbana, Namaskaram, Kudasha or Perunalgeethangal.

No written aids will be allowed

Age Group

  • Primary : 5-6 years
  • Sub juniors : 7-8 years
  • Juniors : 9-10 years
  • Seniors : 11-14 years

Malayalam Storytelling

Time limit : 3 minute only (will be strictly enforced)

No written aids will be allowed

Biblical story

Age Group

  • Primary : 5-6 years
  • Sub juniors : 7-8 years
  • Juniors : 9-10 years

English Storytelling

Time limit : 3 minute only (will be strictly enforced)

No written aids will be allowed

Biblical story

Age Group

  • Primary : 5-6 years
  • Sub juniors : 7-8 years
  • Juniors : 9-10 years

Elocution

Time limit: 5 minutes only (will be strictly enforced)

No written aids will be allowed

Age Group

  • Sub juniors : 7-8 years
  • Juniors : 9-10 years
  • Seniors : 11-14 years

Bible Quiz (English)

Time limit: 45 minutes

15 questions on first round

5 questions on second round

Groups will be randomly selected on the day, each group will be writing the answer, and after the first round marks will be tabulated followed by second round after this if necessary third round with 5 more questions.

Age Group

  • Juniors : 9-10 years
  • Seniors : 11-14 years

Topics

Elocution Topic

Seniors 11-14 years : St Mathew 4:4 Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.

Juniors Age 9-10 years : Orthodox faith in principle

Sub juniors 7-8 yrs : God’s Love

Reference for Bible Quiz

St Mathew chapter 1-5 (RSV Bible only).

List of Class Teachers

  1. Under 5 yrs (toddler group) : Mrs Elizabeth Suresh, Mrs Roniya Binu, Miss Reba Thomas
  2. Year 1 : Mrs Anita Santhosh & Mrs Liby Roy
  3. Year 2 : Miss Meenu Anil & Miss Mallu Anil
  4. Year 3 : Mrs Sini Vinu & Mrs Nisha Joseph
  5. Year 5 : Mr Suresh Daniel
  6. Year 7 : Mr Shaji Varghese

Sunday School Sports Day

The Sports day for the Sunday school children is scheduled as follows.

Date: Sunday, 07th October 2012. Time: 09.00 - 16.30 hrs.

Venue: St John Primary school, Kearsley, Bolton, BL4 8AP.

  • It’s entirely up to each participant’s preference which game they are participating.
  • Three Sunday school teachers will be available for each age group to collect the names from 9 am onwards, therefore please be on time.
  • 09.15hrs we will start our video show about Holy Qurbana.
  • Those who are participating for cycle slow race must bring your own cycle.

These are the games for each age group

  • Toss the ring : 7-9yrs, 10-14yrs
  • Lemon and spoon race : 5-6 yrs, 7-9 yrs, 10-14 yrs
  • Three leg race : 7-9 yrs, 10-14 yrs
  • Bowling : 7-9 yrs, 10-14 yrs
  • Cycle slow race : 10-14 yrs, 7-9 yrs - (Once the race started No part of the participant’s body may touch the ground. The bicycle must maintain forward motion at all times. The bicycle must remain within the boundaries of the track. The longest time to complete the course will determine the winner.)
  • Dodge ball - (optional if time allows & it’s a group game)

Balancing game

  • Penguin walk 5-6 yrs, 7-9 yrs - All the children line up at the start line and they put their beanbag on top of their feet and then they try to walk like a penguin, without dropping the bean bag. The first child who can make it to the finish line is the winner.
  • Hold the orange 5-6 yrs, 7-9 yrs, 10-14 yrs - Every pair stands face to face with each other and try to pinch an orange between their foreheads without using their hands. The pair has to complete the distance without dropping the orange.

Many thanks to all parents once again for your valuable support.

OVBS 2012

The OVBS 2012 (Orthodox Vacation Bible School), will be held at St John's Primary School, Church Road, Kearsley, Bolton, BL4 8AP from 07th to 09th June 2012.  The classes will begin at 09:30 in the morning and will conclude by 15:30 hrs. The closing ceremony will be on 10 th June after the Holy Qurbana at Christ Church, Princess Road, Manchester.

The theme for this year’s OVBS is "We are one in Christ [Galatians 3:28]".

There will be a registration fee of five pounds (£5) per child.  Please download the application from the below link and fill and return it to the Sunday School by 27th May 2012.

Download registration form

For further information please contact:
Fr. Happy Jacob - 07863562907
Mrs. Sini Vinu - 07841712752
Mr Jiji Kurien  - 07984227083

Sunday School Re-Exam

 

  • The Sunday school children who has 50% attendance and didn’t attend the exam on 11/03/2012, there will be an exam on 22/04/2012 after holy Qurbana.
  • Sunday school teachers meeting will be on 22/04/2012.
  • New year Sunday school will start on 13/05/2012 after holy Qurbana 15.30hrs.
  • This year OVBS will be on 7,8,9,10th June 2012 venue TBC.