Blue Orb Foundation
Blue Orb Foundation has partnered with DPS Gurgaon to facilitate Value Education classes through its ‘Poornata’ program.
Poornata is an innovative, specialized and interactive philosophy that focuses on imparting values to children in a fun and effective way. The module complements the efforts of the parents and the teachers to impart value education in children through a creative and specialized methodology making learning impact-full, simpleand fun filled. The curriculum is a unique combination of storytelling, value games, dance, drama and music.The module encourages children to think both creatively and analytically enabling them to cope with their emotions, build interpersonal relationships, develop empathy, communicate effectively etc. which in turn will nurture our students to be citizens of good character.
The classes are organized for students of class 3(in sector 47)and for students of class 4(in sector 45). It covers 9 values-Respect,Kindness,Trust,Courage,Gratitude,Integrity,Love, Humility and Focus- Commitment, through 36 sessions of 30 minutes each.
These classes conducted for the students are setting new benchmarks where they are learning about moral values and its importance in their life.
INTACH (Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage)
The members of this programme work in the field of heritage conservation.
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.
DBTs Natural Resource Awareness club is an initiative taken up by Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Govt. of India, to sensitize the club members towards the need to save and judiciously use the depleting natural resources.
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
CLASSROOM CONNECT WITH UK SCHOOLS
School is associated with few schools in UK where the students of the partner schools share their research / projects / views through video conferencing.
'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.
GLOBAL LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME (VIII TO XI)
This programme is aimed 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. It is an endeavour to hone the communication skills and developing their ethics and values.
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 the school as healthy young adults, who are equipped physically, mentally, emotionally and socially to face the challenges posed by life.
CULTURAL EXCHANGE PROGRAMMES(FOR SENIOR STUDENTS)
The school goes beyond academics and extra curricular 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, U.K. and Poland.
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.
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.
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.
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’.
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.
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.
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