Bala Vidya Mandir Bala Vidya Mandir

Senior Secondary School

(Affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi)




Heritage Club

The Heritage Club of Bala Vidya Mandir endeavours to enlighten the children about the rich Indian Culture. In this process the student members of the club are involved in various activities by which they visit Heritage sites, participate in quiz, paint various Heritage sites of Chennai and India and hold exhibitions of Heritage objects. They also learn to draw kolams. At present the members are making short films on Heritage activities to be posted on a website which the students from the other parts of the country can view. To instill and educate the children with values and keep them deep rooted in the traditional culture of India, the club devices activities which they enjoy and learn.


The Heritage club  met in July  when the students of class 7 were shown a PPT  about the heritage club which showed what heritage is, its different aspects were told, and why the heritage objects and artifacts  must be preserved.  After the meeting the members of the club were selected and given badges.

In Aug the club members had an activity - a mask making and puppet making activity, as masks introduces the children to the traditional Indian theatre.

In Sep, 6 students from class 8 participated in a workshop to learn about short film making. They went on to make short films about a natural heritage and the same has been posted on the web at

In Nov the club members met and the news letter from the INTACH was distributed. The children were asked to read about water bodies and also about old wells, baths etc.

 Christmas is a festival of hope and love, during Christmas people exchange cards gifts etc. In Dec the club members went to the cancer institute ( children’s  ward) to distribute cards and other things they took with them. The club has also planned for further activities.