News & Events

30Jul

Special Assembly
How Habits and Manners Effect our Emotions..   ...News & Events

Date: 30th July 2018

                                        ASSEMBLY- EFFECT OF HABITS ON OUR EMOTIONS

                                                              ‘Our habits change into character’

A special assembly on ‘Effect of Habits on Emotions’ was conducted at DPS, sector 102 A, Dwarka Expressway, Gurugram on 30th July 2018. The assembly comprised of news, thought and a role play to create awareness regarding good habits and how much it regulates our emotional life. Students learned how to make the good habits ring true; one must feel them, not merely exhibit them. The complete role play moved around the life of ‘Arman’ a student whose life was disorganized and full of bad habits. Role play ended with the learning that to get a balanced emotional life we must persist good habits in us like being punctual, keep yourself and the places around your neat & clean, share & help others, share your feelings instead of hitting and abusing etc. The assembly was concluded with the thought shared by the Principal about reinforcing the good habits in students’ life. 

    18Jul

    Assembly- Good Habits
    Conducted by K.G- B   ...News & Events

                                                                                                        Date: 18th July 2018

                                             ASSEMBLY-GOLDEN RULES

                                          “Good Habits are formed and Bad Habits we fall into” 

     

    To form good habits and change bad habits we must study good habits successfully. To create awareness regarding good habits a special Assembly on the theme Golden Rules’ was presented by the tiny tots of kindergarten at DPS, Dwarka Expressway, Sec 102 A, on 18th July 2018. Assembly started with warm up exercise to make them active and fresh. Assembly narration, prayer and thought for the day were addressed by our students which gave them platform to showcase their confidence at this young age. There after the role play on ‘5 Golden Rules’ was presented by the students with the help of teachers to highlight the importance of good habits in life to become a good human being. 

                                                                                                         Date:16th – 18th July 2018

       

                                    ENGLISH LANGUAGE CAPACITY BUILDING WORKSHOP’

                                     “Changes call for innovation and innovation leads to progress.”

       

      ‘The English Language Capacity Building Workshop’ was conducted by Delhi Public School Society at Human Resource Development Centre at Dwarka, New Delhi from 16 July to 18 July 2018. Ms. Gurpreet Kaur TGT English from Delhi Public School, Expressway, Sector 102A, Gurgaon had the proud privilege of attending this inspiring workshop.

      Motivating and thought-provoking sessions to build reading and speaking skills in students were conducted by Ms. Sandhya Awasthi, Director DPSS and Ms. Renu Anand, a well-known name in NCERT. Ms. AsleshaThakur, head of Lead Innovation and Ms. Shalini Nair enlightened the educators about the significance of enhancing listening skill in students. A theatre workshop was conducted by Dr. Manjima Chatterjee and Mr. Kapil Pandey for teachers to learn, appreciate and use theatre as a tool for learning. The various aspects of theatre -voice, speech, movement, expressions etc. were taken up with the objective to enhance creativity and improve communication of students in the class. Ms. Swapna Soni beautifully introduced the Principles of Imparting Speaking Skills in the Classroom. These Principles focused on communicative competence and inspired the educators to design learner based activities. A session on ‘Building Mastery over Writing Tasks’ was conducted by Ms .Gayatri Khanna, an ELT expert associated with CBSE. The prime objective of the session was to enrich the participants about the various dimensions related to teaching and learning of English and mainly developing creative writing skills of the children. Mr. Pronab Mukharjee organized a session on developing public speaking skills. He highlighted the nuances of confident public speaking in life. Dr. Kirti Kapur from NCERT conducted an absorbing session on Innovation and Experiments in English Teaching and stressed on making class room teaching creative and bringing out the best in each student.

      Admiral (Retd.)MM Chopra AVSM, Vice Chairman of The DPS society inspired the educators with ‘Words of Wisdom’. He emphasized on the need and importance of English as a language of communication. Quoting various anecdotes, Admiral M.M.Chopra highlighted the beauty of the language by presenting the same theme in form of poetry, prose and fiction.

      It was truly an awe inspiring and great learning experience of every educator. 

        13Jul

        Blue Day Celebration, Class Activity
        Pre-Primary Classes   ...News & Events

                                                                                                                                                    Date: 13th July 2018

                                                        BLUE DAY CELEBRATION

                                         “Blue color is everlastingly appointed by the diety to be a source of delight” 

        DPS, Sector 102 A, Dwarka Expressway, Gurugram, celebrated Blue Colour Day through blue colour creative crafts activity on 13th July 2018. Both the days were fun-filled for the children and their different shades of blue dress brightened up the day . The properties, qualities, effects and interesting facts about blue colour were discussed by the teachers. Students learnt about the importance of water through interaction in class. The classrooms were decorated with blue colour material and children were introduced to different shades of blue. These activities helped them to enhance their creativity and perception of colours. At the end of the day they learnt a beautiful message through a flash card of water drop by saying “Save Water For Me”. Early identification of colours helps the child to develop their cognition by linking visual clues and words which is an important part of a child’s development.                               

          12Jul

          Blue Day- Splash Pool Activity
          Pre- Primary   ...News & Events

                                                                                                                           Date: 12th July 2018

           

                                                             BLUE DAY CELEBRATION

                          “The color of ocean and sky, blue is perceived as a constant in our lives”

           

          The Blue colour is associated with calmness, strength, friendship and serenity. Blue is the only colour which maintains its own character, in all its tones. To create the awareness regarding blue color Blue Colour Day was celebrated at DPS, Sector 102 A, Dwarka Expressway, Gurugram on 12th  July 2018. Our tiny tots enjoyed splash pool activity in school to beat the heat and identification of blue colours

            11Jul

            Healthy Diet
            Role Play- Pre Primary   ...News & Events

                                                                                                                             Date: 11th July 2018

                                                    SPECIAL ASSEMBLY-HEALTHY FOOD

                                                            “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” 

            A Special Assembly on the theme Healthy Diet’ was presented by the tiny tots of kindergarten at DPS, Dwarka Expressway, Sec 102 A, on 11th July 2018. Students participated enthusiastically with warm up exercise, prayer, poem recitation, thought for the day. There after the role play of ‘Eat Healthy Stay Wealthy’ was presented by the teachers to highlight the importance of healthy food. Students enhanced their knowledge of good eating habits in daily life and learnt the importance of fruits & vegetables in our daily diet. 

              10Jul

              Lifeskill Activity
              Public Speaking   ...News & Events

                                                                                                                                                                               Date: 9th – 13th July 2018

                                             Body language importance - Public Speaking Activity

               “Body language is a very powerful tool. We had body language before we had speech”

               

              Body language is the unspoken element of communication that we use to reveal our true feelings and emotions. Our gestures, facial expressions and posture are important part of our communication skills. When we are able to read these signs, we can use it to our advantage. It can help us to understand the complete message of what someone is trying to say and to enhance our awareness of people's reactions to what we say and do. We can also use it to adjust our own body language so that we appear more positive, engaging and approachable. To create awareness regarding the importance of body language while communicating, at DPS Expressway, Sec 102 A, Gurugram, conducted role play activity regarding body language importance during Public Speaking session from 9th – 13th July 2018 for grade 1 to 7. It started with a concentration game to gain the attention of students towards the activity. Students were divided into groups, each group was asked to act a scene without using words and spectators were asked to explain the scene as per their observation.Educator briefed at last the importance of body language while communicating our thoughts.

                09Jul

                Lifeskill Activity
                Emotions   ...News & Events

                                                                                                                                                 Date: 9th – 13th July 2018

                                                             Emotion Awareness – Life Skills activity

                                      “Your intellect may be confused, but your emotions will never lie to you”

                 

                The first level of emotional awareness is to know when feelings are present in us. We become aware of the feeling when we first think about it or realize, we feel something at that moment. It is closely related to emotional literacy, which means being able to label feelings with specific feeling words. We at DPS Expressway, Sec 102 A, Gurugram, conducted ‘Emotion Awareness’ activity from 9th – 13th July 2018, during life skills activity session for grade 1 to 7. It started with a concentration energizer, and then students recapitulated the importance of norms through running activity. The emotion awareness session started with discussion through circle activity, where students got chance to choose any one emotion (happy, excited, sad, angry, lonely etc.) and share an experience related to the same. Students enjoyed the activity relating their experience with particular emotion. Educator briefed them that we should always feel and accept emotion the way they are. We should recognize our emotions to manage them in a better way. Pre- primary grade learn life skills during morning circle time activity. Educator let the children share their feelings and thoughts freely during the circle time with each other to start the day with peaceful mind.

                  09Jul

                  Yoga Activity
                     ...News & Events

                                                                                                                                         Date: 9th – 13th July 2018

                     

                                                                             Yoga Activity

                            “Yoga means – Addition of energy, strength and beauty to body, mind and soul.”

                   

                  DPS, Sector 102 A, Dwarka Expressway, Gurugram strongly believes in Yoga practices during the school hours, to make children more flexible, emotionally intelligent and patient to deal with various changes and competition in their life. Flexibility of body and mental peace are some of the key benefits of regular yoga. Yoga is accepted worldwide as one of the most effective forms of exercise to influence the mental control. Yoga is a part of regular time table at DPS Dwarka Expressway, Sec 102 A, Gurugram. A qualified yoga trainer Ms. MoonMoon imparts yoga knowledge to grade 3 to7 once in a week, class educators Nitu and Nishu impart basic yoga practices to grade 1 and 2 under the guidance of Ms. Moon Moon. Students learn to be calm and manage body under adverse conditions.

                  Yoga session starts with breathing exercises in continuation with various asana - Tara asana, Uthat asana, Sukhasana, Yog Mudra,Vajra asana, Ardh Kurmasana followed by the discussion about  the benefits of each asana.  

                    05Jul

                    SOF Certificate Distribution
                       ...News & Events

                                                                                                                                                               Date: 6th July 2018

                     

                                                                        SOF CERTIFICATE DISTRIBUTION ASSEMBLY

                                           “The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically”

                     DPS, Sector 102 A, Dwarka Expressway, Gurugram is associated with SOF organization to conduct Olympiad Exams in an endeavour to develop a greater competitive spirit, better assessment and exploration of potential among students.

                    Students from Classes 1 to 5 participated in the Olympiad. Students have shown commendable performance during the academic year 2017-18 as over 45000 schools from 1400 cities spread across 30 countries registered for the world’s biggest Olympiad and many students appeared in these exams.

                    We are delighted to share the results for 2nd level Olympiad exams.

                    NSO - Saksham Arora- Zonal Rank 8 – International Rank-17

                    NCO- Naisha-Zonal Rank 8-International Rank-17

                    IMO- Naisha-Zonal Rank 14-International Rank-165

                    NCO-Rishika-Zonal Rank 9-International Rank-23

                    IMO -Harshit Singh- Zonal Rank-132

                    NSO -Harshit Singh- Zonal Rank-60

                    IEO -Sneeta- Zonal Rank-190

                    IEO -Lakshita- Zonal Rank-575

                    Honorable Principal Ms. Una Roy Chawdhary distributed the certificate of appreciation to the winners during the assembly on 6th July 2018. Students were motivated to take part in the coming year, prepare well, bring more laurels to school and make their parents and school proud.

                      04Jul

                      CPR Workshop for Teachers
                      By- Fortis Hospital   ...News & Events

                                                                                                                                                                                Date: 4 July, 2018

                                                                        CPR AND FIRST AID WORKSHOP

                                                   “Safety begins with teamwork and empowerment to save precious life”.

                       

                      School set up has huge responsibility of students’ safety in the premises. It attains most secured environment when complete staff gets empowered regarding the safety measures and basic first aid knowledge. A team of Fortis Gurugram, led by Ms. Natasha clinical nurse on 4th July 2018 aiming to guide First Aid and CPR workshop at DPS, Sector 102 A, Dwarka Expressway, Gurugram organized on 4th July 2018. The objective of the workshop was to guide the staff for basic first aid procedure and be adept to handle the everyday situation in school. CPR demo was conducted to train the staff regarding the CPR technique and save precious life in case of emergency. Staff was made aware regarding the practices to be followed when the students faint, undergo seizures, nose bleed and get choked. Teachers were asked to practice CPR technique on a dummy to learn effectively. This initiative by DPS to impart first aid training to its staff has empowered them to handle diverse medical emergencies with confidence. Ms. Natasha concluded the workshop by answering few queries and the team distributed first aid booklets for further reference during any medical emergency. It was a very informative workshop which cleared various myth regarding basic treatments to be given during medical urgencies.

                        03Jul

                        Doctor's Day
                           ...News & Events

                        CPR with Doctor

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Date: 3rd July 2018

                                                                                                            DOCTOR’S DAY WORKSHOP

                                                                                     “Doctors are born with an ability to change someone’s life.”

                         

                        1st July is observed as the Doctor’s day in India. This day is observed to express gratitude to the doctors for their dedication and commitment towards society. To mark the importance of this day DPS, Sector 102 A, Dwarka Expressway, Gurugram organized a workshop along with Fortis hospital on 03rd July 2018. Dr. Puneet, the medical superintendent at Fortis hospital, Gurugram and Ms. Natasha, the clinical instructor (Nurse) took the session with the students of Grade 5 to 7. Dr. Puneet threw light on the path of courses to be followed to become a doctor. He discussed about the various branches of medical science available as career options. He also shared that after MBBS if we do not want to practice as a doctor then we can study further to get into administration department of hospitals. Ms. Natasha took forward the session to impart the first aid knowledge and to make them clear about first aid. She explained the procedure to be followed in first aid and cleared basic myth regarding  the treatment for bruises, wounds, nose bleeding, fractures and burns.Dr. Puneet concluded with his sharing that successful doctors are successful because of their selfless work and their aim is to work for others with no time limit. Students really gained vast knowledge from this session to apply during the emergency situation.                                                                                                         

                          02Jul

                          Welcome Assembly
                          July-2018   ...News & Events

                                                                                                                                          02nd July 2018

                                                                         Welcome Assembly after vacations

                             “Every second brings a fresh beginning. Every hour holds a new promise. Every day is what you choose to make it.”

                           

                          A special assembly was conducted at DPS, Sector 102 A, Dwarka Expressway, Gurugram to welcome students after the summer break. The school premises yet again were buzzing with cheerful faces and felt alive with the presence of all our beloved children.

                          Students of class IV A were delighted to have been vested with the opportunity to conduct the very first assembly after the break. They welcomed the entire gathering and began the day by seeking Lord’s blessings.  Thereafter, they took the pledge to fulfill their duties and reminded themselves of their duties towards the nation. They also updated the assembly with the latest news from around the world and provided much needed fuel for the mind with a nourishing thought.

                          The highlight of the assembly was the introduction of revered Principal to the students. Respected Head Mistress, Ms. Sumita Gupta, took the stage to do the honours and gave a brief introduction of the newly appointed school Principal, Ms. Una Roy Chowdhury who has vast experience of Academics and Assessments in the best organizations since 1998. She worked as an Assessment specialist (science) at Pearson Assessment Centre, Teachers trainer at Centre for Assessment Evaluation and Research, Principal at Air Force School, Kalaikunda. She has her expertise in implementing IGCSE, IBDP, ICSE and CBSE curriculum in various campuses in India. The Principal, Ms. Chowdhury, was then invited by the Head Mistress for an addressal. The Principal Ms. Una Roy Chowdhury motivated the students to work hard and stay focused.  The students were delighted to listen to her inspiring words and welcomed her to the DPS family with a loud applause.
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