Baramulla, Jun 28: In order to imbibe sportsmanship in the students, the first Annual Athletic Meet was held Tuesday at Aarifeen School of Excellence, Baramulla amidst a lot of fun and frolic environment.
The students from all grades participated in the event with great enthusiasm.
Chaired by ASE Management board members, the programme commenced with Quranic recitation while as Principal ASE administered oath to the participating teams.
Principal ASE Asma Sadiq
said that sports and athletic meets are very important as it is part of education.
She said that the children can excel in life through discipline and sports is an avenue to mould discipline in them.
“The new National Education Policy, emphasises on sports and skill development of students. We want our students to set their ambition in life so that they can pursue hard and achieve it. We have a full fledged physical education department that is preparing the ASEIANS from a tender age, so that they can participate in the national and international level thereby bringing laurels to the state and nation,” Asma Sadiq added.
The students took part in various athletic events including javelin throw, sack race, splinter race, rally race, hoolahoop and tug of war.
Speaking on the occasion, the physical education department head Aadil Sher said that ASE believes in overall development of the students.
“The main motive of the Athletics meet was a mass participation of students in various games. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected many aspects of the lives of children and by participating in sports and physical activity these children improve their cardiovascular health, strength, body composition and overall ﬁtness. Besides it imbibes leadership qualities, team work and gratitude among these young learners from a tender age,” Aadil added.
Aadil Sher is the second fastest man of Jammu and Kashmir in sprint running and certified coach from Sports Authority of India NSNIS.
He reiterated that such events will be held in the near future for students.
Aarifeen School of Excellence, Baramulla ASE was established in 2018, to provide comprehensive education to the students focusing on academic excellence, the development of creative tendencies, and strengthening of the ethical foundations. Located in the pristine area of Delina Baramulla, the school campus is encompassed by calm and pollution-free surroundings. The curriculum and classroom ecology are set up in a manner that offers conducive learning.