D.P.S Pataudi celebrated Dussehra with great pomp and show. This festival marks the victory of good over evil . A special assembly was conducted by class prep A & B on the occasion of Dussehra on 17th & 18thoctober 2018. Children dressed as Ram, Laxman, Sita, Hanuman and demon king Ravana. Next, The tiny tots presented a heart warming rendition from the Ramayana. The children were excited to perform in their special way. It was wonderful to see them confidently moving on the stage performing and coordinating their parts well. They seemed to thoroughly enjoy their parts. All the students and teachers loved the performances of these adorable children
Workshop on Cyber-bullying
A workshop on Cyber bullying was conducted by Ms Gunjan, the school counsellor on 16.10.18 for students of grade 8th and 9th. The highlights of the workshop was to make the students aware about cyber-bullying focusing on reasons why people cyber bully, statistics on cyber bullying and measures to be taken to stop and report any incident of cyber bullying. To make the session more interactive, students were shown a short documentary on bullying which was followed by a discussion on the frequency of use of different social media sites amongst the teenagers. This helped in making the students aware that in a generation they are living in; we are inevitably surrounded by use of electronic devices and have access to various social networking platforms. However with this as a boon, they need to be even more careful when it comes to drawing a boundary with respect to the kind of conversation and messages that are being exchanged online. Through the workshop, students were able to understand that cyber bullying is something to be taken seriously and that the impact cyber bullying can be dangerous. They became more aware about how bullies can go through self doubt where they become emotionally vulnerable thereby engaging in self harm as a way to deal with reduced sense of self esteem.
Inter School Basketball Tournament 2018
Delhi Public School, Pataudi hosted the Interschool Basketball Championship 2018 from Oct 10, 2018 to Oct 12, 2018. Teams from the neighbouring schools participated with great zeal, exhibiting a good competitive spirit. A total of 10 teams participated in the three day event. The officials from reputed schools and academies conducted the tournament with all fairness. The three day event witnessed some great action, tough competition and true sportsmanship. . The Principal Ms. Dipinder Kaur gave away the prizes and medals to the winning teams. Pathfinder Global School emerged as the Champions. The second position was bagged by SSC Academy and the third position was bagged by Delhi Public School, Pataudi. Shiv Sahil from DPS, Pataudi was declared as the best player of the tournament.
Kiddies Kitchenette Activity
An interesting cooking without fire activity was organised for the tiny tots of the school. Children were taught to make 'Sprout Chaat'. Sprouts is a wonder food due to its high nutritional value. Natural sprouts are good for a healthy body and mind development. The Nursery and KG students happily worked together to made this healthy chaat.The kiddies kitchenette activity helps them to learn how to follow directions. It builds their language skills, self - confidence and lays the foundation for healthy eating habits.
Book Launch Event
Delhi Public School, Pataudi participated in the book launch event of the renowned author, philanthropist, chairperson of Infosys Foundation and Padma Shri awardee, Sudha Murty’s new book The Upside Down King on Oct 5, 2018. The venue was filled with an enthusiastic audience of students, parents, and teachers. The author shared her childhood experiences and the inspiration behind her stories with the students. Excerpts from the book, The Upside Down King was read out to the audience. The vivid short story narration by the author was followed by an open house question session. Head Girl Ishika, from DPS, Pataudi asked the author if she believed in “writer’s block”. To which the author replied in the affirmative. The students of DPS got a chance to interact personally with the author. The author motivated the students to develop a reading habit. The book release was extensively covered by the leading newspapers. A journalist from The Hindustan Times interviewed the students of DPS, Pataudi after the event. The eager students purchased her books. Everyone left with an anticipation of happy reading hours to come.
Visit To A Post Office
Visit to the Post Office was an educative and a fun filled trip for the Students of class- II on 28th of September, 2018 . The children learnt about the services provided by the Post Office to the public. They were told about the different services available at the Post Office such as registered post, money order and speed post. The Post Master explained all these things to them .Students had a feel of the postcards and stamps there. In the high tech era of Mobiles and e-mails, the children enjoyed watching the services of postman in delivering the letters in person to the public. The purpose of the visit was to make them aware about postal service in our country. The children keenly observed the working of the post office. It was a great learning experience for the children.
Inter House Folk Dance Competition
“Dance is the hidden language of the soul of the body.” An Inter-House Dance Competition was organised by Delhi Public School, Pataudi for students of classes III and IV in the school campus. The Principal Mrs. Dipinder Kaur felicitated the guests and extended her gratitude for sparing their valuable time for the school and the students. The guests for the day were Ms Neha, Head of Nest Pre School and Ms. Dolly, Coordinator of Kidzee. The theme of the competition was “Indian Folk Dances”. The dancers put up energetic performances. The fun filled extravaganza offered folk dance forms of Rajasthan, Punjab, Bengal, Assam and Gujarat. The audience appreciated the enthusiasm and energy of the young children as they enthralled everyone with their performances. In the closely contested competition, Vanguarders House claimed the first position. The guests complimented the efforts put in by all the six Houses. They shared their experiences and applauded the efforts put in by the students and the teachers.
Educational Trip To National Institute Of Immunology
The School organized an educational trip for Class IX students to the National Institute of Immunology on Friday, September 28th, 2018. National Institute of Immunology is engaged in the research activities on the immunological defense mechanisms of the body, to facilitate the development of innovative prophylactic, diagnostic and therapeutic measures for the health industry. During the visit students were apprised about research activities and the R&D outcomes in the field of immunology. The visit included Laboratory visits, scientific poster exhibitions and Lectures by NII Scientists. Students were enlightened with translational research in the areas of vaccines and drug development. They were told about ongoing research focused on designing novel immunogens, anticancer agents and therapeutic inhibitors against pathogens of public health significance. It was a very informative and fruitful visit for the DPS Pataudi students .
Visit To Railway Station
The students of Class-I visited Railway Station on 20th Sep 2018 to enhance their knowledge on the working of Railway Station. At the entrance they observed huge digital board that reflected the arrival and departure schedule of trains. They met the station master who showed them the control panel and explained its working. The purpose of the visit was to acquaint the children with the transport facility used by most of the people in our country. The children observed the ticket counter, the indicators displays the time and name of the trains. They were excited to see passengers train and goods train. It was a great learning experience for the children.
Creativity At Its Best
Ganesh Chaturthi is a Hindu Festival Celebrated as the birthday of Lord Ganesha, the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. On this auspicious day, the children of Nursery and Prep made images of Lord Ganesha with leaf painting. Teachers made tthe students aware about the festival.
Capacity Building Workshop-Science
“Science – Discover the Undiscovered” – a three-day workshop was organized by HRD Centre, DPS society forUpper Primary School Teachers. It was attended by Ms. Pallavi Mahajan and Ms. Charu Saxena. During this workshop, the teachers got an opportunity to contribute and enrich themselves in various dimensions related to teaching – learning of Science. The environment at the Workshop created a conducive, productive, interactive and enjoyable learning experience. The workshop not only enlightened all of us but also enriched us with the joyful and curious world of Science. It also helped us to evolve and sharpen ourselves in a better way towards understanding of Science. The program aimed for academic developments and to make the teaching of Science more innovative and meaningful.
Capacity Building Workshop-Mathematics
A Discussion Meet of Mathematics- “ Topic- Discover the Undiscovered” was organised for teachers teaching Mathematics to classes I to V at HRDC, Lodhi Road. It was attended by Ms. Rekha Gupta. The Discussion Meet focused on : 1. Learning Objectives and outcomes in mathematics. 2. Best practices to be followed for teaching mathematics 3. Play-way method of teaching. 4. Challenges faced in Mathematics teaching at primary stage 5. Activity Based learning-A Joyful experience. 6. Experiences and problems faced by teachers of DPS family. The program provided a much deeper insight into the concept of teaching, development of students as well as development of teachers.
Teacher's Day Award-2018
It was a moment of pride for DPS Pataudi when both the Principal and Headmistress were felicitated by IIHM and IHC, London for the Teachers Award for the year 2018 at a grand ceremony held on 1st September. These stalwarts have been selflessly working towards bringing about a positive and significant change on the impressionable minds. Various innovative teaching methods have been inculcated by them which has made teaching - learning joyous and creative for the students and that is what makes them stand apart in the teaching community. They are incorporating new methods of development and improvement in order to bring about significant changes in the holistic development of children.
Krishna Janmashtami marks the birth of Lord Krishna who is the symbol of love, joy, might and wisdom. It is celebrated across the nation with great fervour and joy. Students of Delhi Public School Pataudi celebrated Krishna Janmashtami with a special assembly. Students of Nursery to class 2 enacted the ‘Raasleela’. Parents of these students were invited to see their wards perform. The children looked adorable in their costumes as they trotted on the stage dressed as Krishnas, Radhas, Gopis and various other characters. Group songs and the scintillating dance performances were lauded by the parents & all the teachers present. The complete enactment gave a message of how one should value friendship, sincerely do one’s duties, show pure and unconditional love, focus on work and not the results and one should always stand for the right. The audience was enthralled by the performances of the students.
Guest Speaker Programme
In order to widen the horizon and give some knowledge about various jobs and occupations to students, a session for Class IX was conducted on Friday, 31st August by Dr Dinesh Singh Tewatia. He provided valuable inputs from his area of expertise, that is in the field of medicine, to the students. The session was very interactive as the young learners were very inquisitive and posed a lot of questions about this profession.
The Go Green Club of DPS Pataudi is committed to making proactive contributions in making the school and neighbourhood green and clean. Carrying forward this concern for the environment, students of ‘Go Green Club’ carried out a plantation drive in the school campus. Students from other classes as well enthusiastically participated in this drive and also promised to continue their greening efforts at their homes and neighbourhood.
Rakshabandhan is one of the most endearing ways to celebrate the bond between brothers and sisters.The students were explained the importance of this festival which strengthens the ties between a brother and sister. To strengthen this bond ’Rakhi Making Activity’ was done in classes nursery and prep. Students showed keen interest on the occasion and the atmosphere was rife with joy & happiness.
Kiddies Kitchenette Activity
An interesting cooking without fire activity was organised for the tiny tots of the school . Children were taught to make ‘Tri Colour Sandwiches‘. They had a lot of fun while making these sandwiches. The Nursery and KG students happily worked together to put the ingredients like green sauce,red sauce ,cucumber slices and cheese spread. All the students were excited and delighted to make the sandwiches. This kiddies kitchenette activity taught students the value of sharing and also promoted healthy eating habit amongst children.
Flag Hoisting On 15th August 2018
Investiture Ceremony 2018-19
“Leaders are the role models who inspire the followers and motivate them to reach the pinnacle of success.” Delhi Public School, Pataudi held the Investiture Ceremony, of conferring titles and investing powers to the members of the school council on Tuesday, 14th August 2018. The chief guest for the occasion was the Pro Vice Chairman of the school, Mr. Sharad Gulyani. The ceremony started by lighting of the ceremonial lamp which signifies removal of darkness and the continuous upward movement of the flame denoting the path of wisdom and divinity. The rendition of the National Song and the song ‘Bhor ke rahee…’ by the school choir mesmerised the audience. The dance celebrating different seasons performed by the senior girls enthralled one and all. The Principal, Ms. Dipinder Kaur, welcomed the guests and the proud parents of the Appointees she expressed her pride in investing the young students with the responsibility of being leaders and role models for the rest of the students of the school. She urged all to work honestly and be caring in their conduct. The chief guest, Mr. Sharad Gulyani addressed the gathering, enlightening the appointees about their role of a leader in school and society. He told the appointees to be respectful towards all and keep the flag of DPS Pataudi flying high. He then administered the oath of office to the appointees and presented them their badges. The Head boy and Head Girl shared their moments of pride and gratitude to the teachers and parents. On behalf of the entire school council they promised to carry out their duties to the best of their ability in accordance to the vision and mission of the school. The proceedings came to an end with the Vote of Thanks proposed by the Headmistress, Mrs.Nina Soni.
Teej refers to the monsoon festivals, it commemorates bliss & happiness in everyone’s life, observed particularly in western and northern states of India. The festival celebrate the bounty of nature, arrival of clouds and rain, greenery and birds with social activity, rituals and customs. Students and teachers of DPS Pataudi celebrated the bounty of nature on the occasion of Teej. All teachers dressed up in green to express connection with Mother Earth. Infants merrily swung on swings decorated with flowers. Older students enjoyed flying kites which teachers also joined in with enthusiasm.
Fancy Dress Competition
Scholastic and co scholastic activities have an equal importance in school programme for all round development of the child. Keeping this in view, we at Delhi Public School, Pataudi organised a Fancy Dress Competition for the children of Classes Nursery & Prep. The purpose of organising the competition was not only to blend learning with fun but also to develop confidence in the students by giving them an opportunity to get on the stage and speak in front of teachers and other students. Children came dressed in the costume of their favourite freedom fighter and spoke a few sentences on the character that they depicted. The effort and hard work of children was highly commendable. The competition proved to be great learning experience for the students and gave them a platform to explore their hidden talents.
Inter DPS Dance Competition “Nrityanjali” - 2018
An Inter DPS Dance competition “Nrityanjali” 2018 was held on 11th August, 2018 at DPS Sector 45, Gurugram. Students of DPS Pataudi participated in such a competition for the first time. The students performed on the theme “The celebration of Barah Masha” The name of the dance composition was Rituranga – the seasons galore in the form of Manipuri Classical Dance. The participating students dressed up in Manipuri Classical dance costume swayed to the beats of music of Rituranga. The composition started with the summer season and covered all the six seasons- monsoon, autumn, pre-winter, winter and the spring. The students were enthralled by the experience of performing in such a prestigious dance competition.
Report On Creating Inclusive Classrooms
DPS Society had organized a three day workshop on how to make the classroom more inclusive for counsellors, special educators and regular classroom teachers. The classroom and the school space consists of children coming from diverse backgrounds with various expectations and needs. Thus, its important for teachers to become more aware and cater to the needs of each child. The three day workshop covered topics like Understanding IEPs, Curriculum modification/ adaptation/adjustments, need based assessment with the focus on creating Inclusive learning spaces for the 21st century child. The aim here is to create organic spaces of learning for all. A positive school environment characterises elements of a good learning centre. It includes working on the pedagogy adopted by teachers and adopting a Universal design of learning where teaching learning material is modified to fit in the needs of each child of the class. Moreover, ICT plays a crucial role in helping all students including children with special needs to learn in a way the child can learn. Thus, for a school environment to be inclusive it’s important for teachers to understand that ‘if the child cannot learn the way you teach, the teachers need to start teaching in a way the child can learn’.
Sports Activities 2018-19
The sports stay back activities , after school hours , kicked off very enthusiastically on 3rd August 2018. The children were very excited to learn the nuances of the sport that they had opted for . Children from Cl 1 to 8 had opted for Football, basketball, taekwondo , chess , lawn tennis etc . The Sports teachers have meticulously planned the complete schedule for a period of one month . All the staff members lend a helping hand to ensure a smooth functioning of all the sports activities.
Science Exhibition 2018-19
The Science Exhibition, ‘Eternal Ganga’ dedicated to work of young scientists of classes I to VIII was held on 28th July, 2018. The theme of the exhibition was the source “Gangotri” and its journey to the Bay of Bengal,the exhibition concentrated on the areas on how water is used for various purposes such as Hydroelectric dams and irrigation etc. It also covered how the holy river is polluted and the various measures that is being taken by the current Government of India to control the pollution and save it. There were various live experiments such as water density test, generation of electricity through salt water etc. Parents were pleased to see the enthusiasm and confidence displayed by students in explaining their project. Their sense of pride was evident as all the projects were a result of conscious effort put in for days together in terms of research work, data collection, interviews, surveys and finalization of display boards. The Headmistress Ms. Nina Soni expressed her joy at the success of the Exhibition. The Principal Ms. Dipinder Kaur applauded the efforts put in by students under the able guidance of all science teachers who encouraged the students to exhibit scientific applications in their unique expression of evolved creativity.
Capacity Building Workshop
Delhi Public School Society-HRD Centre hosted a three-day training workshop for middle level teachers on ‘English Capacity Building’ from 16th July to 18th July, 2018 under the aegis of the Delhi Public School Society. As many as 40 teachers from different Delhi Public Schools participated in the workshop. The development of community, society, nation and universe is dependent on the educational system. The holistic development of children of any nation is in the hands of teachers. School education hasa symbiotic relationship with teacher education as teachers are the frontline providers of quality education. Sufficient supply of well qualified and well-trained teachers is the most important, if not the only, contributing factor of school effectiveness and quality of learning. With this paradigm shift from simplistic linear quantitative expansion to qualitative transformation in school education, the teacher education system in the country has increasingly emerged, during the last two decades or more, as an area of overriding concern. Quality is always demanded in the field of Teacher Education. Under the guidance of the Delhi Public School Society, Delhi Public School Society-HRD Centre has taken an initiative to play a role in capacity development of school teachers to provide quality education by organizing a three-day workshop to provide a common platform for school teachers to understand and share their experiences and deliberate upon the ideas related to the curriculum and its transaction to bring forth better professionals and effective teachers. The main objective of the proficiently planned workshop was capacity building of school teachers. The programme was coordinated by Ms. Sandhya Awasthi, Director, the Delhi Public School Society. She gave an overview of the programme before the workshop started. The workshop began with the first session by Ms. Renu Nair which focused on ‘Building Reading Skills’ among students. The second session was taken by Ms. Shalini Nair and Ms. Aslesha Thakur who explained the teachers about the strategies and techniques that can be used to enhance the ‘Listening Skills’ of students. The day ended with the last session by Ms. Swapna Soni who told the teachers about the ‘Principles of Imparting Speaking Skills in the Classroom’. The second day of the workshop started with a session by Dr. Manjima Chatterjee who informed the teachers about ‘Using Theatre in an English Classroom for Prose and Poetry Teaching’. The second session focused on ‘Building Mastery Over Writing Tasks’ which was taken by Ms. Gayatri Khanna. The third session was taken by Mr. Pronab Mukherjee who enlightened the teachers on how to ‘Develop Public Speaking Skills’ among the students. The third day of the workshop began with a session on ‘Innovation and Experiments in English Teaching’ by Dr. Kirti Kapur (N.C.E.R.T.). The last session of the workshop was taken by Dr. Pooja Singal telling the teachers about ‘Building Sound Reading Skills’ in students. The programme ended with the distribution of certificates among the teachers present there. All the speakers were happy to mention that this kind of programme will be beneficial for all the participants and they also expressed their gratitude to the Delhi Public School Society for giving them the opportunity to be a part of this workshop.
The students of DPS Pataudi conducted a special assembly to welcome the new Principal to the school on 24th July 2018. They presented a motivating assembly on the topic ‘Mind Fullness’, the children reiterated that being mindful would make them aware of their surroundings and help them to be responsible individuals. The assembly also included the news headlines, shlokas, G.K. questions and role play. The Principal, Ms. Dipinder Kaur thanked the children for the heart warming assembly and said that she was very happy and excited coming to this school and was looking forward to fruitful interactions with all the children.
Every child in DPS Pataudi is encouraged to dream big. Club activities add spice and colour to the daily curriculum where children explore their hidden talents on their own and teachers work as facilitators.
Teacher's Training Programme
Our little angels are always provided with a stimulating environment where they engage, explore, inquire and infer on their own. Here the young minds can be seen involved in various activities. Learning by doing helps them to become a confident learner.
The Orientation Programme held between 7th April 2018 till 13th April 2018 was specifically designed to provide helpful information about school guidelines and objectives, curricular and co-curricular activities through the year.
Annual Sports Meet 2017-18
"Sports teaches you character, It teaches you to play the rules, It teaches you to know what it feels to win and lose - It teaches you about life" Bille Jean
We proudly celebrated our First Sports Day with zestful children, cheering parents and esteemed members of our Management.
Delhi Public School, Pataudi conducted the First Investiture Ceremony of the student council for the academic session 2017-18. It was presided over by the Pro Vice Chairman, Mr. Sharad Gulyani and graced by the presence of Mr. Rahul Guliya, Member, Management Committee...Read More
The first day at school was a celebration in itself. It began with a Special Assembly which was presided over by the Principal, Ms. Meera Mathur. It commenced with an invocation of blessings from the Gods above. All attendees recited the school prayer and took the school pledge in perfect unison...Read More
Our school is committed to keeping all the staff abreast with the latest methodologies of teaching. This CPD programme is called,“Train the Trainers’’. We believe that it is important for teachers to update knowledge and to broaden horizons...Read More
A workshop for the students of V to VIII was held in the school by Ms. Anjali Khatri and Ms. Veena Padmanadha, the representatives of an NGO, "I Am Gurugram"...Read More
Excursions and outings enable students to develop their social skills like appropriate behaviour in public, cooperation and discipline...Read More
The school observed Earth Week from 24th to 28th April 2017 with a medley of educational and fun activities. Students were informed about the importance...Read More
The first PTM of this academic session was held on 6 May ‘17 for classes Nur-II and on 12 May ’17 for classes III-VIII...Read More
The Infant Wing observed a Red Letter Day on the 5th of May. The unembroidered meaning of the term is any day of special significance...Read More