Academic Domain

"Education is not filling the bucket, but lighting a fire"
  Multi-dimensional holistic learning:
We believe that learning should be holistic so that it enhances the scholastic abilities, analytical and problem solving skills in the students. All efforts are made in this direction.

The school has tied-up with an education company Educomp. "Inter-active e-boards" are installed in the classrooms with 48000 teaching modules on different topics. The use of these modules gives good knowledge base to the students.
  Projects and Academic Activities:
The teaching modules will include an academic activity after every lesson, like role plays, group discussion, paper presentation, debates survey etc. to strengthen their conceptual understanding. Project Presentation on the scheduled topic and subject is done on every Tuesday in Grades I to IX

  Examinations & Evaluation:
To reduce the pressure on the students, semester system is followed from Grade I to IV. The first Semester  ends in November 2011 and second in March 2012. Four mid-semester tests and two semester exams are conducted. From Grades V to IX three mid-term and three terminal examinations are conducted. Besides these: ‘Cycle-tests’ are conducted at regular intervals. All question papers are set in CBSE Board exam pattern.
  DPS plus Programme:
This is the IIT foundation course programme. The high achievers in Mathematics and Science is selected for this programme. The course material are planned with a combination of CBSE, ICSE and State Syllabi. Special inputs are given in Mathematics & Science during the week end.
  Computer Education:
The school is implementing the ‘EZ Vidya Chrysalis’ programme. This allows the child to learn to use the computer through application. The students from Nursery to class IX are benefited.
  Communication & Soft Skills:
The students will be exposed to several programmes to develop these skills. Resource persons and experts in the field are consulted and conferred with, for guidance.
  Project Presentation:
It is a unique way of learning, as children research and present their projects on the given topics. Every Tuesday individual topics are presented on the specified topic related to particular subject. Teachers give guidance and steer them towards useful sources of information. In an academic year 4 projects in the subjects: English, Mathematics, Science & Social are presented. The topics are chosen in a way to consolidate the concepts learnt.

Two projects in an academic year are given to the students of senior grades other than the Tuesday projects. The topics for these are chosen with scope to investigate, invent / discover. Scores are awarded for the Project presentations and are accounted into the comprehensive result. Parents are advised to give only limited support, the students’ originality is appreciated.
  Home Works:
For Grade I to V home work will be scheduled for three hours during the week end. No home work during week days. It is suggested that the students set aside some time to read the text books every day. For Grades VI to IX home work will be given in Mathematics and in another subject every day.


Non - Academic Domain

  Good Human Values:
DPS believes in imparting values through practice. Several programmes are planned in where the students learn values through implementation.
  Peer Behaviour:
Getting along well with the peers is the need of the hour. Personal tracking of students to check the peer-behaviour is done and counseling is given for those who are in need of it.

  Sports and other Co-curricular activities:
30% of the school time is set aside for sports and co-curricular activities in the regular timetable. Besides, the school intends to give time between 3:20 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. on week days to improve their skills in the specific activities. Students can choose any two activities out of twelve activities ranging. In the chosen activities training will be given by specialized coaches.
  Hobby Clubs:
The school has hobby clubs which function twice a week between 4:15 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. The following clubs are triggered off - Animation Club, Eco Club, DPS Radio Club, Journalism Club and Abacus Math Club. The students who opt for these should make their own conveyance arrangements.
  Movie time:
This is a program of edutainment. Students will be exposed to selected movies periodically. This step is taken to improve their communication, exposure, their sense of appreciation and criticism.
  School Timings:
For Grades Kindergarten & Preparatory - 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Five days (Monday to Friday).

Note: Students will be fed with lunch before departing. Parents can opt for full session too. School Buses will ply in afternoon also.

For Grades I to V - 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Monday to Friday)
For Grades VI to IX - 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Monday to Friday)
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Saturday)
Kindergarten to IX - 2nd Saturday holiday
Well qualified psychologists are appointed as counselors to guide the students. They will keep in regular touch with parents as part of personal tracking of the student.
All the said programmes are meticulously planned for implementation during the academic year 2011-12. We request parents to extend their support as it has been in the yester years, for the cause of children.
DPS believes in: "Be the change you want to see" - M. K. Gandhi
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Delhi Public School Vijayawada, (Under the aegis of The Delhi Public School Society, New Delhi)
Affiliated to CBSE, New Delhi, Affiliation No.130233, NH-5, Nidamanuru,
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