CULTURAL EXCHANGE PROGRAMMES(FOR SENIOR STUDENTS)
The School goes beyond academics and extra curricula pursuits. The school provides international educational and cultural opportunities through Exchange programmes. Each year students from the senior school participate in the exchange programmes with Germany, France, and Poland.( Online exchange programme with France and Spain).
'Allotropes' - the Chemistry club
'Red Shift'- the Physics club and
'Pulse'- the Life Science club
The members of these clubs are science enthusiasts engaged in a wide range of activities, from carrying out various experiments to mentoring middle school students and organising study sessions for Shiksha Kendra students.
The aim of these clubs is to provide platform for students to explore and discover new frontiers in the field of science. These clubs strive to hone their skills of engaging in research and promoting the practical knowledge of natural phenomena in a simple fun filled way.
TEDx is a club for technology, entertainment and design coverage. The club provides a platform to the young adults for the confluence of their creative imagination and intellectual ideas. It gives an opportunity to the youth speakers to express their ideas in a simplified and authentic story telling manner, thereby carrying forward the club'smission of ideas worth spreading.
It is the psychology club of DPS Gurgaon. the club aims at helping young adolescents seek solutions to their concerns proactively through a better understanding of themselves as also improving their outlook and understanding towards the importance of mental health. This is achieved through awareness based activities and sessions conducted throughout the academic year.
The commerce club represents a group of young enthusiastic students who are passionate about commerce and the dynamism that revolves around it. The club organizes and coordinates various co-curricular activities including ‘Ecomm Parv’ the annual commerce and economics fest in school. This helps the students to hone their managerial and leadership skills by exposing them to the world of business and commerce.
DUKE OF EDINBURGH PROGRAMME-INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
The programme consists of three levels- Bronze, Silver and Gold. For each level the participants have to complete the requirements of four sessions i.e. Community service, Adventure, Creative Skill and Physical Recreation. The award programme is open for children between the age group of 14-18 years.
THE GLOBAL LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME (VIII TO XI)
This programme in collaboration with Khemka Foundation aims at identifying and nurturing young leaders from all spheres of life. The focus is on integrating the programme into the curriculum of the school. The programme concentrates on developing individuals who are positive, responsible, committed, passionate and sensitive team players with a global outlook.
Health Council is the initiative taken by the school to improve the health index of the school. The Council has six committees of students, each looking after a certain domain related to health. The team of health council members works towards creating awareness about nutrition, exercise, first aid, hygiene and community health. Health council ensures that our students pass out of the school as healthy young adults, who are equipped.
INTACH (Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage)
The members of this programme work in the field of heritage conservation.
TEAM SHIKSHA KENDRA
is an endeavour which aims to incorporate co-scholastic activities in the curriculum of Shiksha Kendra. The team teaches various skills like art, music, dance, public speaking and dramatics to the students of Shiksha Kendra and works toward honing their skills and upholding the school motto of ‘Service Before Self’.
Interact is a community outreach programme for youth between the ages of 14 and 18. It is sponsored by individual Rotary clubs, which provide support and guidances. For various initiatives interact's activities youth network is dedicated to community and international service. Meaningful service activities are taken up which provide a chance to develop leadership skills among the students.
MODEL UNITED NATIONS
MUN provides the students with an interactive learning experience. It not only makes them aware of the global issues but also encourages them to develop various skills such as research, writing, public speaking, problem solving, consensus building, conflict resolution, compromise and cooperation.
NODE (Network of Digital Enthusiast)
is an IT club. The members of this club are actively involved in activities such as graphic designing, software development, robotics, video editing, quizzing and group discussions.
The school has introduced ASTRONOMY as regular Co-scholastic activity for students from class VI onwards in association with S.P.A.C.E.(Science Popularisation Association of Communicators and Educators) at three levels : Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced.
The club covers various activities like:
- Sky Observations
- Visit to Planetariums/Observations
- Interactive Multimedia Sessions
- Career Counseling on Astronomy and Space Sciences
SQUAD (Society of Quiz and Debate)
An intiative of a group of young aspiring orators and knowledge seekers. Comprising of a core committee of students from class XI and a regular committee from classes IX and X, it is a platform that helps nurture the competitive spirit among students along with satisfying their quest for knowledge "For good ideas and true innovation, you need human interaction, conflict, argument and debate", this is exactly what the SQUAD aims at.
Viewfinders is a club for students passionate about photography and film making. The club includes students proficient in a variety of skills ranging from photography, video editing, script writing, cinematography to pre and post production. It was founded to promote and inculcate love for visual arts in the digital sphere and nurture budding enthusiasts in this field.
The mathematics clubaims at providing students with the opportunity to explore varied dimentionsof Mathematics. The member of the club are Math enthusiasts who are engaged in activities such as quizzes,presentations, puzzels, games, research work, and organizing math fest.
AS YOU LIKE IT...WE LOVE IT
The English club, aims to inculcate love for the language among students. The activities of the club are pupil-centered, with the objective of making language learning both purposeful and enjoyable.
It provides a linguistic platform to students to exhibit their literary and creative skills in Hindi Language with confidence and elan. Through this platform students are introduced to various aspects of language thereby inculcatinh values related to life skills and love for language.
The Social Science Club 'Dharohar' aims to enhance the knowledge and understanding of the various disciplines of Social Science via various activities and interactions, thereby, gaining an insight into the issues of historical and contemporary interest.
COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAMMES
Project Akshar - Classes X-XII
Teach India Programme - Classes X-XI
Interact Club - Classes IX-XII
Duke of Edinburgh - Classes IX-XII
Good Work - Classes IX-XII
Team Shiksha Kendra - Classes VIII-XII