Student Council takes charge of duties…

Leaders of today; Visionaries of tomorrow

‘Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality’.
-Warren Bennis

On 28th June, 2016, a new student Council took their oath for the betterment of the school. The assembly began with a few inspiring words by Mrs Kamava Bopana, principal of DPS Whitefield. The new council marched to the resounding beat of drums and the melodious music from the Chariots of Fire.

They were led by the Head Boy Devansh Shukla and Head Girl Sanaa Shah. Following them were the Sports Captain Rohit Jaiswal , Vice Sports Captain Kevin Alexander and Cultural Secretary Tanishi Gahtori.

They were followed by the four houses: Phoenix House led by Captain Smeraa Reet Varma and Vice Captain Siddharth Iyer , Orion House led by Captain Sanjana Sivasailam and Vice Captain P. Tejaswini, Polaris House led by Captain Vikhyat Dhingra and Vice Captain Disha Chopra and Pegasus House led by Captain Jashvinu Y and Vice Captain Priyal Jain.

The badges were pinned by Mrs Annabelle Manwaring, Pro Vice Chairman of the Praxy Fernández Memorial Trust, who also administered the Oath of Office to the new Student Council.

The Headmistress Mrs Lovely Dutta pinned the badges on the House Wardens: Mrs Maria Stephen of Phoenix House, Mrs Kavita Arun of Orion House, Mrs Rita Saha of Polaris House and Mrs Anasuya Sanyal of Pegasus House.

There was a performance on the dance form of salsa put up by the students of Class IX A, a song by Class XI students Rhea Varkey and Sanaa Shah and two beautiful and peppy numbers by the school choir.

It was indeed a wonderful and heartwarming ceremony.

International Yoga Day celebrated with all fervour…

International Yoga Day was celebrated at DPS Whitefield on the 21stof June keeping with the worldwide celebrations of the day. A special assembly was conducted on the occasion. Students of Class IX B planned and presented the entire show.

The assembly started with a Yoga prayer. There was a brilliant dance performance, choreographed by the dance teacher. Performing yoga brings harmony into our being, making us calmer and givesus a sense of fulfillment. Hence, the dance performance compiled various yoga asanas with perfect background score to make the audience feel a sense of tranquility. It was followed by a mime act. The act brought out the benefits of practicing yoga.

The assembly concluded with yoga exercises by few students from Classes VI to VIII demonstrating some good yoga moves. Overall, the assembly was quite informative and gave agood lesson on life skills.

The kindergarten kids also participated in the celebration as special yoga sessions were conducted for them, both in the Mallasandra and the Hagadur Campus.

Priyal Jain makes us proud…

Priyal Jain of Class VIII B made us proud with her recent achievement which has featured in every Bengaluru newspaper. She developed an Android app with another student Prateek Mahesh from New Horizon Public School, called vPledge. The app allows users to take pledge for social causes like planting trees, taking public transport, not blowing horns etc.

It’s a wonderful app which not only has shown that children of today are at par with the technological developments around the world, they are also aware of the issues of the environment and are willing to do something about it.

All the very best to both the students and hope that their app helps in spreading the awareness and protecting the environment.

Priyal

Delhi Public School, Whitefield Bangalore

CBSE CLASS X – RESULTS( 2015-16)

Delhi Public School, Whitefield takes great pride in announcing their 1st batch of grade X Results with 100% PASS & 4 out of 22 students scoring Perfect TEN CGPA and nine students scoring above 9 CGPA(Cumulative Grade Point Average)

PERFECT TEN SCORERS!!!!

Xstudents

RAKSHA BANDHAN…

To mark the festival of bond between a brother and sister, Raksha Bandhan was celebrated in the Pre-primary wing on 18th August, 2016.

Children learnt about the bond of love between a brother and sister, and foster the feeling of caring and sharing. On this occasion our tiny tots made beautiful Rakhis using colour papers, sequins etc.

Children enjoyed the activity and it also helped in inculcating traditional values with the broader significance of this festival.

This activity also gave an opportunity for children to interact with each other. Along with learning, children had a wonderful day full of fun and excitement.

Janmashtami celebrated at DPS…

The festival of Krishna’s birth, Janmashtami, is an occasion which is celebrated with great enthusiasm and sanctity across the country. Hence, here at DPS, the tiny tots of Pre-primary classes also celebrated this festival on 24th August, 2016.

The celebration started with two young kids dressed up as Krishna and Radha coming and taking a special seat arranged for them. The little Krishna and Radha looked adorable in their traditional costumes and the entire area was transformed into a land of joy, celebrations and happiness. A short puja was performed by the teachers and the children. The fragrance of flowers, soothing aroma of burning incense stick filled the air. Prasad was distributed to the children after the puja.

The story of Lord Krishna and Sudama’s friendship was narrated by a teacher. The involvement of the children in the celebrations at such a tender age was worth applauding.

Colour Day celebration sets the mood for interesting activities…

To make the children aware of the wonders of colours, the kindergarten section celebrated Colour Day on 12th July.

Every class was allotted a different colour and students and teachers of that class were dressed accordingly. Everyone turned up dressed beautifully in different colours like red, blue, green, yellow, etc. Classrooms were decorated with coloured balloons and streamers. Children participated in different craft activities according to the colour that their class was representing.

The day was celebrated with equal fervour in the Hagadur Road campus of the school as well.

All the little learners thoroughly enjoyed and learned a lot about the various colours.

New DPS Whitefield Kindergarten School Opened

DPS Whitefield is proud to announce the opening of its new kindergarten branch at Hagadur Road, near Form Value Mall. The school was inaugurated on 6th June 2016.

The Pro Vice chairman, Ms Annabelle Manwaring lighted the inaugural lamp along with the Principal, Ms Kamava Bopana, Headmistress, Ms Lovely Dutta Prusty and a parent Ms Kalyani Kasar. Students of LKG and UKG, some parents and teachers were present to grace the occasion.

The little ones were excited to enter as they were welcomed into the newly built campus. The teachers welcomed every student with a small gift as a goodwill gesture.

TEACHERS’ ORIENTATION PROGRAMME

DPS Whitefield has always kept pace with the developments in the field of education and endeavoured to upgrade and groom its teachers with these advances. Hence, the new session of 2016-17 kick-started with numerous workshops conducted by in house and external resource persons from 16th to 31st May, 2016.

On one hand, there were some tried and tested practices shared by senior teachers while on the other hand, experts were invited from outside to share about the new happenings. Therefore, we had workshops on Math, English, Social Science and Hindi by our very own teachers and we also had invited speakers like Mr Paul D’Souza and Ms Ashalata Badami to share their knowledge and expertise.

The teachers also had sessions for recapitulating and revising the current successful practices on Positive Discipline, Circle Time, Bulletin Board and Group Learning.

Thus, before the children started their classes, the teachers were ready with a renewed vigour having acquired some fresh new skills.

Workshop for Hindi Language Teachers

A workshop for Hindi language teachers was conducted by New Saraswati House (India) Pvt. Ltd. on 19th August, 2015. Ms Vinita Sharma, Ms Kamna Mathur, Ms Shweta Tiwari and Ms Anita Tomar from the Hindi department attended the workshop.

 

The workshop was facilitated by Dr Vinod Singh Chauhan, HOD-Hindi, Delhi Public School, Greater Noida. The workshop focused on challenges of teaching Hindi in the Non-Hindi regions of the country. Some interesting methods of teaching Hindi grammar were discussed such as the use of Hindi newspapers. It can be an excellent and helpful tool.

 

Mr. Vinod ‘Prasoon’ provided tips for making Hindi language more popular among the students. He taught various user friendly techniques for teaching this Oriental language. The workshop was very informative and it surely helped the teachers to enhance their grammar teaching skills.

Mathematics Workshop

A workshop was organized by Madhuban publishers on ‘Teaching Mathematics for Growth of Mindset’. It was conducted by the resource person Mrs Meera Raghavan. Ms Sudha and Ms Rashmi Nair from the Mathematics department attended the workshop.

The workshop focused on the tag line “Stop Teaching Calculating, Start Teaching Math” to dispel children’s fear of mathematics and gain confidence to work on any mathematical problem without apprehension.

The workshop helped teachers to understand that the child should be taught to think mathematically. She also explained how to make a mathematical mind with the use of – ability to handle abstraction, logical reasoning, relational reasoning, algorithm, spatial reasoning and a sense of cause and effect. She also spoke about mathematics for growth mind set as she elaborated on the fact that mathematics is the science of patterns.

It was an interesting and informative session where teachers could enhance their mathematical teaching skills.

SCHOOL PARTICULARS AS REQUIRED BY CBSE CIRCULAR

1.Delhi Public School, Whitefield

Survey No. 123/124,
K. Mallasandra Village,
Hoskote Taluk,
Bangalore – 560067
(i)  Tel      : 7815041659, 7847082697, 8088934748
(ii) Email : dpswhitefield@gmail.com

2. Year of establishment of school: 2011

3. Whether NOC of State/ UD or recommendation of Embass of India Obtained?
(i) NOC NO: Obtained from the Commissioner for Public Instruction, Government of Karnataka. ED71PGC2015
(ii) NOC issuing date: 03-03-2015

4. Is the school recognized? If yes by which Authority:
Govt of Karnataka and affiliated to the CBSE, New Delhi.

5. Status of Affiliation:  Provisional
(i) Affiliation No: 830584
(ii) Affiliation with the board since : 01-04-2014
(iii) Extension of affiliation up to : 31-03-2017

6. Name of the educational trust : PRAXY FERNANDES MEMORIAL TRUST
Registered under section 12A(b) of 1882 act

7. Chairman/ Correspond Public School : Mrs Annabelle Manwaring

8. Area of school campus:

In Acres 4.03
In Sq.mtrs 16000
Built Up Area
Junior Block 4986 Sq.mtrs
Kindergarten 2805 Sq.mtrs
Multipurpose Hall 1177 Sq.mtrs
Dance Rooms 1
Music Rooms 2
Health & Medical Checkup 1

 

9. Fee Structure:

Annual Fee Nur to UKG I to V VI to VIII IX to XI
Tuition Fee 46,500 49,500 52,000 55,000
Annual Charges 15,000 15,000 15,000 15,000

10. Transport Facility: 37 buses,owned and operated by Baghirathi School Fleet Management Pvt. Ltd.

11. Mode of payment of salary
(i) Name of the Bank through which salary is drawing :
ICICI Bank , Whitefield, Hopefarm Branch
(ii) Through single check transfer advice

12. Library Facilities

Size of the library in sq.ft 54’0″(Length)-33’0″(breadth)
No. of Periodicals 05
No. of Dailies 05
No. of Reference books 1000
No. of Magazines 17

13. Child safety committiee:
Members are:
Mrs. Annabelle Manwaring – Vice Chairman
Mrs. Kamava Bopana – Principal
Mrs. Lovely Dutta – Headmistress
Mrs. Mamta Acharya – Coordinator
Mrs. Reeta Babu – Vigilance Officer

14. Enrollment of students for the current session: 1682

15. Academic session : June to March

16. Vacation period : April & May

17. Admission period : January to June

SCIENCE WEEK

Science week was celebrated from 18th to 23rd January, 2016. Various activities were conducted as part of the event.

The young scientists of Grades III and IV donned the hat of a speaker as they participated in ‘Just-a-minute’ contest. A debate by the students of Grades V to VIII brought out the argumentative side of the students. Their analytical skills were displayed as they argued about the pros and cons of the cleanliness drive in India. A Newspaper activity by Grades II-VI gave an insight into various scientific facts and figures which encouraged them to read it on a daily basis.

Workshops were conducted for Grades VIII to X as part of the programme. Different experts from different subjects were called to update our students on the best methodology on scoring in the exams. They also had workshops on water recharge, save water and hands on learning in Electronics.

Finally, the week culminated with a grand assembly by students of Grades VII A, VII B and III G. The students presented speeches, skits, dance and parade giving the message that it’s time to conserve natural resources or we will lose it forever.

Republic Day Celebrations

Republic Day was celebrated with all pomp and fervour at Delhi Public School, Whitefield. The students of Grade VII and Grade III put up an assembly which was an amalgamation of nostalgia and modernity.

On one hand, the students spoke about the history and declaration of India as a Republic and the events leading up to it, while on the other hand, they showcased the current form of celebration i.e. the Republic Day parade at New Delhi. Different states were presented with their signature dances as in the parade.

The culmination of the programme was a salute to the nation with a patriotic number hoisting the national flag.

Black and White Day

As life is full of colours of the rainbow, so also it can be sometimes monochromatic, i.e. black and white. This black and white has its own importance and status in our lives. Hence, to bring out the beauty and importance of this pair, we celebrated Black and White Day on 26th November, 2015.

A number of activities were conducted to reinforce the idea and make the little ones learn in an interactive and fun way. The entire pre-primary block had a nostalgic look of the black and white era of the entertainment world with teachers and students dressed in this monochrome.

Yellow Day

Yellow Day was celebrated on 19th June, 2015 in the Pre-primary grades. All the teachers and children came dressed in yellow. A number of activities were conducted for the children to learn about the significance of the yellow colour and its presence in our day to day lives.

Children from the Nursery grade coloured the adorable Tweety in Yellow. The students of LKG dipped their hands in yellow paint and printed their palms on paper to make Giraffes. Then they put the dots with fingers using brown colour to make it look more realistic. The UKG students made cards of lovely gardens filled with yellow tulips using the fork painting technique.

They even had yellow in their lunch boxes as their parents had sent yellow food items as part of the celebration. Children enjoyed spending a day filled with the colour ‘yellow’ all around them.