As per C.B.S.E. the school follows a system of continuous and comprehensive evaluation (CCE) that covers all aspects of the students’ development ensuring their intellectual, emotional, physical, cultural & social development and not merely limited to academics till primary grades.
The academic year is divided into four Boosters. School is conducting fun loving assessments which are based on orals, activities, projects and worksheets. The child’s progress is shared regularly on P.T.M’s through the grading system.
The academic year has two terms of 100 marks each.
FIRST TERM: : April to September- Periodic 1 (40%) + Half Yearly (60%) wherein 5% weightage of Notebooks and 5% weightage of Subject enrichment activities October to March- Periodic 2 (40%) + Annual exam (60%) wherein 5% weightage of Notebooks and 5% weightage of Subject enrichment activities
Grade 1 to IV: Covering syllabus as provided
Grade V: Term 1: Entire syllabus covered till then.
Term 2: 10% of Term 1 syllabus alongwith entire syllabus of Term 2
The students are awarded grades alongwith their marks score.
As per C.B.S.E’s new format- 'uniform system of assessment, examination and report card' - every learner is evaluated in two terms in an year. Each term specifying marks score for periodic, notebook and subject enrichment in each subject and the corresponding grades. It also has co-scholastic assessment where students are graded on a 3-point scale.
Term 1 exams for all the classes from VI onwards are based on syllabus covered till the exam time, The syllabus for yearly exams i.e. Term 2 covers increasing syllabus starting with 10% for class VI, 20% for class VII
and 30% for class VIII. C.B.S.E aspires to prepare the students for class IX and higher classes where they appear for exams or the entire syllabus, but gradually.
As per C.B.S.E, grade IX onwards students have to appear for exams for the entire syllabus at year end. Grade IX and Grade XI assessments will happen within the school whereas Grade X and Grade XII student will appear for external examination i.e Board exams.
TIn the present times, knowledge cannot confine to textbooks. We are part of a world where education goes beyond school books. Delhi Public School comprehends the current trends and believes in leaving no stones unturned to educate its learners in all areas. We realize the worth of electronically supported learning and teaching. We have information and communication systems to assist learning.
The school aids them with Computer studios that have high-grade computers and projectors. Our computers are all high-quality TFT Screen units with ancillary printers and carefully monitored and filtered internet connectivity. Each child is provided with his or her own workstation and access to an individual computer. We spare no effort to prepare our learners for the global society and IT-driven world.
For us at Delhi Public School, the goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth. The methodology of teaching at the school is as follows:
To draw on the learner’s strengths and interests. Material and resources are drawn from and connected to real world.
This fosters participation and collaboration and allows the learner to interact with the real world.
This provides opportunities to learn through discovery which helps the learners to be the creators, thinkers and problem solver. This also includes the learner in the development of lessons and assessment process.
Provides the learner an opportunity to acquire knowledge in a more holistic way. It builds on a variety of disciplines and learning environments.
Subjects are taught as ways of thinking which rests on Intelligent Behaviours. It helps the learner to apply thinking models and diverse strategies and develops communication capacity.
Teaches national consciousness and orientation in relation to India.
Delhi Public School, Gurugram has a Virtual School Program (VSP), a user-friendly online system that provides teachers, students and parents an exclusive access to all information concerning:
Children completely immerses themselves while engaged in these forms of learning. These visual programmes sensitize children to colour, space, textures and different materials. Art and craft activities allow children to express themselves and re-enforce concepts learnt within the classroom such as shapes, colours, and numbers. Performing arts also help children understand Indian and Western music and dance forms. Children enjoy the activities of these programmes as they are closely linked to classroom concepts.
In a world where social pressures and expectations are high, we help our children to accept and manage their emotions. Children spend a few minutes of tranquil time with themselves for quiet reflection. The early morning silence sets the tone for a challenging day at school with students focusing better on goals they need to achieve. The facilitators spend discussion time with children, helping them understand their needs and how to overcome their difficulties.
Physical development of the child is critical in the primary years. Our programme is developed keeping in mind the readiness of a child’s body for certain physical activities. In the early years children are exposed to Baby Gym for running, hopping, jumping and walking around patterns. Splash pool, sand pit and swings all ensure the development of gross motor skills. In the later years, children are introduced to sports like Tennis, Soccer and Basketball. Yoga constitutes an important part of physical education program of D.P.S. as it helps in the holistic development of body, mind and soul along with betters focus and concentration.