the evening assembly, the students of The Swaminarayan School
offered their talents before a tightly-packed haveli with a
series of excellent group and individual performances. Dressed
in their smart school uniforms, four pupils opened the evening’s
programme with a wonderful speech in Gujarati, illustrating
the cultural values instilled at the school. Three excellent
kirtans followed, accompanied by rhythmical beats of the tabla,
melodious sounds of the sitar and the soft notes from the flute,
exhibiting the array of talents acquired by these young children.
A colourful dance was then performed before a stunning musical
tabla talent show impressed the audience. The grand finale demonstrated
the Sanskrit skills of the pupils, chanting a succession of
Vedic shlokas, followed by the respective translations in English.
Viveksagar Swami discussed the achievements of the Swaminarayan
School with pride, discussing the importance of cultural and
School has achieved first place in the Borough of Brent Performance
School has also constantly achieved high standards at Key Stage
School is successfully preparing students for university entrance
– giving them access to some of the best universities
in the country, including Oxford. 100% of Sixth Form Leavers
go to university.
praised the young students and emphasised the importance of
instilling moral values at a young age, offering his gratitude
to the headmaster and the respective heads of the Prep School
and Senior School with his personal blessings.