Accra, Oct. 19, GNA – Daffodil International
School, – a private educational institution, which runs a pre-school,
kindergarten and elementary education, has introduced a unique event dubbed
The event, which would be celebrated
periodically is aimed celebrating colours, since the world is made of colours.
The school, which derives its name from
Daffodil Plant, is a predominantly yellow and sometimes features a bit of
yellow in its white species, introduced the day to enable pupils to recognise
and identify colours at an early age.
It is also aimed at helping pupils to create
the cognitive link between visual clues and words, which are vital to
The Yellow Day of the 2018/2019 Harmattan
(Autumn/Winter) term, which was held on October 5, according to the school was
meant to fall in line with the colour of the school, which coincidentally is
As most sub-saharan African countries enjoy a
rather humid weather this time of the year, with a generous amount of sunlight,
browns and even dust; it is nostalgically thematic that the colour yellow was
For Daffodil International School, yellow
represents the beautiful daffodils which stand for hope. The gold (yellow) of
the Ghanaian flag represents the riches in mineral, which Ghana is notable for.
Gold which is significant for all that it
symbolises in our world today, is a lustrous and precious derivative of the
Sweet yellow peppers, pineapple, corn and
banana are just a few fruits and vegetables packed with nutrients; also, a
variety of food crops blossom in beautiful shades of yellow when they are ripe.
This is a laudable initiative of the school
which carried both pupils and parents along for the colour display of shades of
yellow on Colour Day this month. Pupils and parents alike enjoyed a fun
learning experience. Hopefully, some male parents left a better knowledge of
the colour wheel.
Daffodil International School whose slogan is,
“Academic and moral excellence!” currently runs a Preschool which covers Crèche
(from 3months) to Kindergarten (2 -5 years) education, also Primary, Elementary
School curriculum from Grade 1 to 4.
The school is located at Adu Gyamfi Avenue,
New Sebrepor (near the Coastal Estates), Tema hopes to expand its educational
reach to both the BECE and British programme from grade 7.