Skills are not inborn they are to be developed and we at DPS provide innumerable opportunities for young minds to hone their skills.
SPECIAL ASSEMBLIES: It gives a platform which enhances and develops the communication skills among our children. The Assemblies are all theme based showcasing either values, festivals or academic concepts. This is a great way to also evolve their leadership skills.
Leadership skills are further reinforced by being a member of STUDENT COUNCIL, getting selected as CLASS MONITORS and also by being INCHARGE of a particular group.
SPEAKING CORRIDORS: A visual treat to the eyes. This is a joint student-teacher activity that displays the learning through visual depiction.
GRANNY ON SKYPE: Moral values which is the base of holistic development in the child are taught through stories by grannies on Skype.
DIARY WRITING: The Creative writing skills among students are nurtured and developed through this unique concept of Diary Writing where students pen down their experiences.
KIDS SPECTRUM: A feather in our cap where a special show displayed the communication skills of our students. Class I dealt with “Science from Dawn to Dusk” in our daily lives and Class II delved into the world of “Colours and their Harmonic Rhythms”. It was a 100% participation programme.
INTERACTIVE CORNER: It gives a break to the students from the regular learning to energize their spirits. This corner has a lot of games like jig-saw puzzles, scrabbles, chess etc. which boosts up the mental aptitude and out of the box thinking among the students.
A buddy programme was initiated for the new students who joined the school in June. Every new student was given a buddy (old student) to familiarize him or her about the class and school. Helpdesk for the new students by student council were set up on all the floor to support programme.
Beat the Plastic
‘Give up Plastic’ A noble initiative taken up by Delhi Public School, Nacharam. Students of class 5 and 6 have taken up this ongoing project where a group of 4-5 sections will make sincere effort to give up one plastic items. Likewise 4 commonly used plastic items like plastic spoons, plastic mugs, plastic tiffin boxes, plastic carry bags, and plastic pencil boxes are replaced by steel spoons, steel tiffin boxes, cloth or jute carry bags and pouches etc. Special Assemblies are conducted to develop awareness among all the children. Slogans and Placards were used to create interest and develop repetitive expressions on the project.
Zero Food Wastage – Lunch Break Project
An innovative project was initiated for all students of V & VI to spread awareness about not wasting food. Food Ambassadors were appointed in every section to check that all the students have completed their lunch and there has been no food wastage in the lunch break.
Work Has No Gender
As part of Social Week celebrations Class V & VI had special assemblies. Theme of Class V assembly was “Work has No Gender”. Theme of Class VI assembly was “NO to Child Labour”.
Good Wishes Wall
Good wishes was inaugurated with students posting prayer messages for the Kerala flood victims. In the future the Wall would be used for affirmation messages for their friends, family, society and nation
Rang Manch –Open Theatre
Rang Manch – An Open Theatre by the students of Dramatics club was inaugurated to provide an informal platform for the budding theatre loving students. The organising committee of students prepare their own scripts and plays and present them totally by themselves in the lunch break as a theatre show(on the lines of nukkad natak. The theatre was inaugurated with an awareness skit on breaking the gender bias titled “Work has No Gender”. The show ran to packed audiences with students flocking to see this novel initiative after quickly completing their lunch.
Another new initiative wherein students those who reached early to school take up the onus of welcoming their classmates to school using a smile, along with an interesting hand gesture like a high five or a Namaste or a handshake. Their other responsibilities also include monitoring students arrival and discipline in the class room till all the children settle for the morning bell.
Poem In My Pocket Day
A unique programme was conducted to instil the love of poetry in students. As part of this every student have to carry their favourite poem in their pockets and share it with all their friends and teachers. Children thoroughly enjoyed listening to a variety of poems on a single day. Many of the poems were written by the students themselves which pleased one and all.