Visit to National Science Centre by students of Class VIII

Students of Class VIII visited the National Science Centre as part of their learning experience. 179 students of sections G-K, accompanied by 8 teachers visited the centre on 26th April, while 226 students of sections A-F , accompanied by 10 teachers visited the same on 27th April.

The students were exposed to a few concepts of day to day science in an interactive and interesting manner that was engaging and fun filled. This was followed by a walk through the gallery that displayed the science and technology of India and the progress made.

‘Science in a sphere’ was an exposure to our galaxy, the focus being on Earth. It also brought to the fore the problems created by mankind which is changing our dynamics of life in the water, air and bringing about temperature changes. This spectrum was the highlight of the visit.

The students thoroughly enjoyed the exposure to science away from their classrooms.



Visit to the National Science Centre – Class VII

Keeping in view the aspiration of an interface with Science and its activities, students of class VII were taken to the National Science Centre at the Pragati Maidan, New Delhi on Monday, April 24 and Tuesday, April 25, 2017.

The tour began with the gallery, “Water: The Elixir of Life” where the importance of water in was highlighted. Next came the “ENERGY BALL”, where nylon balls were lifted to a height of fifty feet, and then dropped, letting them travel all kinds of paths, expending the potential energy into other forms of energy.

The “Heritage Gallery” contained exhibits about India’s profound contribution to Astronomy, Mathematics, Chemistry, Medicine, Metallurgy, Art, Craft and Architecture.

There were animated models of extinct species like dinosaurs in the gallery, “Pre-historic life”. The “Information Revolution” gallery displayed the evolution of Communication Technology over 6,000 years in India.

The students enjoyed a show – “Science on Sphere”, where they got to know about earth and the other planets of the solar system. The students thoroughly enjoyed the visit.



Earth Day 2017

The students of DPS R.K. Puram celebrated Earth Day on 21st April 2017 with a Special Assembly for classes VI-X. Students from Hope Hall Foundation School, R.K. Puram along with their Environment Club teacher were a part of the celebrations. The assembly commenced with a morning prayer conducted by the Principal, Ms.Vanita Sehgal. The assembly was attended by the Vice Principals, Dr. Mrs. Renu Nayar, Mrs. Anita Singh and Ms. Padma Srinivasan.

The programme included an energetic dance performance bringing together the earthly elements of life, followed by a melodious input by the Music Department captivating the audience with their rhythms of “Earth” and “Hari Hari Vasundhara”.

The students also showcased the “Panchtatva” with speeches expressing their views on conservation of natural resources .A self composed bilingual poem was also recited leaving a deep impact on the audience.

The Principal administered the pledge taking ceremony after which the street play was enacted by the members of the Expressions Theatre Club in the school’s Open Air Theatre regarding the fading grace of the earth. The Assembly culminated with a Sapling Plantation Drive where the saplings of common plants found in Delhi like Peepal, Pomegranate , Ashoka etc. were planted.

An exhibition ,“Best Out Of Waste” of projects related to the environment by the students was put up in the Senior Biology Laboratory of the school.

As part of the Earth Day Celebrations ,Dr. Alok Dhawan, Director, CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, was the Guest Speaker. He expressed his views and concerns regarding the degrading environment, talking about innovative solutions to environmental problems. Sharing his knowledge, he elaborated upon the laboratory experiments conducted by his organization and successes in the making of a better earth. Quoting him, “One should be creative and innovative for a better life”.

The efforts put in by the teachers of various departments was appreciated by the Principal.



Orientation Programme for the Parents of Students of Class X

An Orientation Programme was held for the parents of students of Class X on 17 April 2017 from 2:15 PM to 4.00 PM. The sessions took place in the classrooms allotted to the respective sections of Class X. The parents were able to acquaint themselves with the environment their child is in. It was a feeling of back to school for the parents. It was a productive afternoon for the parents and the teachers, who had a chance to interact with each other. The class teachers briefed them about the code of conduct and examination scheme for Class X.

The Principal, Ms. Vanita Sehgal, warmly welcomed the parents and assured them of the school’s commitment in ensuring their child’s growth and development. The Vice Principal Ms. Anita Singh, also addressed the parents. She spoke about the school rules and the new assessment scheme in detail, to ensure that the parents are suitable informed. Ms. Shaloo Khanna and Ms. Vinita Gupta, the class reps, also introduced themselves to the parents. All class teachers and subject teachers of the various sections spoke in detail about the prescribed textbooks, notebooks, the syllabi and the new assessment pattern.

The goal of the Orientation Programme was to ensure that the parents are at ease about the new examination scheme and any query related to any subject could be sorted out, and a warm interaction between the parents and the teachers ensured the same.



Class VII Orientation Programme (2017-2018)

An Orientation Programme was held for the parents of the students of class VII on 13 April 2017 from 2:30 pm onwards. The meetings took place in the classrooms allotted to the respective sections which helped the parents familiarize themselves with the class environment.

The Principal, Ms. Vanita Sehgal, welcomed the parents and interacted with them. The Headmistress, Ms. Rashmi Malhotra, also addressed the parents. The class reps, Ms. Sapna Sharma and Ms. Richa Basrao, also introduced themselves to the parents. All class teachers and subject teachers discussed about the prescribed textbooks, notebooks, the syllabi and the new assessment pattern.

The Orientation Programme was very informative and proved to be beneficial for the parents, as they could clarify their doubts, and acquaint themselves with the teachers at the beginning of the session itself.



Class VIII Orientation Programme (2017-2018)

An orientation programme was held for the parents, of students of class VIII, on 13th April’2017. The programme was conducted over two time slots to enable teachers, having more than two sections to teach, to have a quality time interaction.

Parents of sections B, D,E, J and K met the teachers between 2.30- 3.30 p.m. while parents of sections A, C, F, G, H, I met the teachers between 3.30-4.30 p.m. The interaction took place in their wards classrooms, where the class teacher and subject teachers introduced themselves and made the parents familiar with the changed system of assessment, methodology of teaching, activities conducted et al. The parents concerns and queries were also satisfied in the best manner possible.

The Principal and Headmistress also visited the classes and extended a warm welcome to the parents, assuring them of the school’s commitment to further their child’s growth.

The parents turned up in large numbers, making the programme a success.



World Health Day

The World Health Day was observed on 7th April 2017 by the Health and I club of DPS RK Puram, under the guidance of the Principal, Ms Vanita Sehgal, Vice Pricipals Dr Ms Renu Nayar, Ms Padma Srinivasan, Ms Anita Singh,Headmistress Ms Rashmi Malhotra, HOD Biology Ms Niva Chonkar and Ms. Jyoti Sharma, teacher in charge of Health and I club. The goal was to instil in students the importance of maintaining good health and to educate them about general principles of health and hygiene, immunisation against diseases, preventive aspects of communicable diseases, and many more facets crucial to remaining physically fit.

Dr. J.P Kapoor – Director, Directorate of Family Welfare, Govt. of India enlightened the students of the school. He was felicitated by the Vice-Principal, Ms. Anita Singh, and received a warm welcome from the students present. Ms. Anita Singh addressed the students, emphasizing the importance of maintaining balance between physical, mental and social well-being.

The students were thrilled to gain access to the vast insight of Dr, J.P. Kapoor in this field. He focused his talk on the interdependence of mental and physical health, highlighting its effect on other crucial factors of life. He shared information on the modes of transmission of communicable diseases and their prevention, along with the necessity of learning about maintenance of self-hygiene. An interactive session was conducted in the last phase of his talk, wherein students had the opportunity to clear any doubts in their minds through his expertise. Several activities and competitions were conducted to promote the importance of possessing a healthy mind and an able body.

A Collage-Making competition was organised for class VII on the preventive aspects of Dengue, Chikungunya and Malaria.
A ‘Focussed Group Discussion’ was organized in the Senior Biology Lab. The students of class XII participated in the discussion and expressed their views on the ‘Prevention of Communicable Diseases. The students were divided in three groups and each group was given a topic. The topics were: ‘Types of Diseases’, ‘How do Diseases spread’ and ‘Prevention of diseases.’ The students used their wit and knowledge and put forward their points. It was followed by a ‘Question and Answer’ round where each group was asked a question to test their concepts. The students actively participated in the event and made it a success.
A Poster Making Competition was conducted for the students of class VIII. The topics for the competition were. ‘Preventive Aspects of Leprosy’ and ‘Tuberculosis’. The students used their creativity to design the posters. Everyone participated with great enthusiasm.
The practice of Yoga helps develop the body and mind, bringing countless health benefits.
An enlivening yoga performance was skilfully showcased by the students of the school.

The day concluded with the screening of a short film relating to the World Health Day in all classrooms with the purpose of creating interest and inculcating the significance and importance of maintaining good and sound health.



BACK TO SCHOOL – Orientation Programme for the Parents of Students of Class VI

An Orientation Programme was held for the parents of students of class VI sections A to F on 5th April 2017 and sections G to K on 6th April 2017 from 2:30 PM onwards. As the sessions took place in the classrooms allotted to the respective sections of class VI, the parents were able to acquaint themselves with the environment their child would soon be walking into. It was a productive afternoon for the parents and the teachers, who had a chance to interact with each other before the beginning of the new session.

The Principal, Ms. Vanita Sehgal, warmly welcomed the parents and assured them of the school’s commitment in ensuring their child’s growth and development. The Headmistress, Ms. Rashmi Malhotra, also addressed the parents. She spoke about the school rules and the new assessment scheme in detail, to ensure that the parents are suitable informed. Ms. Payal and Ms. Pratibha, the class reps, also introduced themselves to the parents. All class teachers and subject teachers of the various sections spoke, in detail, about the prescribed textbooks, notebooks, the syllabi and the new assessment pattern.

The goal of the Orientation Programme was to ensure that the parents are at ease about the transition of the students from the junior schools to the senior school, and a warm interaction between the parents and the teachers ensured the same.



First Aid And Fire Fighting Workshops

A First Aid workshop for the staff members was conducted by experts from Fortis Hospital on 31 March 2017 in the Audio Visual Hall. Ms Williams, an expert in CPR method gave a detailed presentation about the importance of knowing first aid skills in order to prepare for any emergency situation in life. It was a very interactive session with staff members conducting the procedure on a dummy patient.

It was followed by Mr. Singh from the Delhi Fire Service who conducted a workshop to apprise the staff members about the various firefighting equipment and their categories. The audience was asked to spread awareness about the Do’s and Don’ts of the usage of fire fighting equipment.



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