The foundational domains, being non scholastic, helps develop the overall persona of the student. Though academic knowledge is important but eventually it is a well-rounded, physically, emotionally and socially individual that is successful in life. Hence DPSG recognizes and values the role of this Foundational domain in shaping success in real life.
At DPSG DEHRADUN The Foundational Domain [FD] includes
Arts Education a. Performing Arts b. Visual Arts c. Vocational Arts
Citizenship Studies iv. Clubs & Societies
Physical Education & Sports [PES]
Non-Scholastic activities are designed within the school curriculum to awaken cultural awareness and the development of the aesthetic senses. The students are encouraged to participate in various inter-school/inter-district/inter-state competitions such as debates, elocution contests, quiz, dance, dramatics,
These Co-curricular activities improve the learning experiences of students, help them to identify and develop their inner talents like creative & public-speaking skills, leadership qualities, etc. They offer them an opportunity of thinking laterally and innovatively.
The School hosts two major events annually which receives participated from over hundred schools in Dehradun.
The Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Art & Poetry Writing Competition
Dr. APJ ABDUL KALAM ART & POETRY WRITING COMPETITION was instituted in 2015 and has seen talent being recognized on a very large platform.
The Aryabhata Mathematician of The Year
It is a test for numerical ability is also a well-recognized event in Dehradun and is hosted every year with generous Awards and cash prizes that are distributed during a formal award Ceremony.
DPSG DEHRADUN also organizes many other events throughout the year. These include
This is an all school event. The students under the guidance of their teachers organize game stalls and other interesting activities . It is a student led event which encourages and develops different skills and competencies in the students such as Financial literacy, organization , collaboration and communication.
It is an annual event showcasing the performing arts talent of the students through a musical play in which all students of the school participate in different capacities to enthrall and captivate the audience-their parents and other family members.
It is an annual event held towards the beginning of the school year to invest the newly elected student council with their badges and administer the oath as a responsible member of the School Student Council body.
Two such ceremonies are organized- one each for the students graduating from Kindergarten to grade 1 and the other for grade 12 students passing out from the school.
Form Days are are organized twice in an year. They are delightful musical performances of primary wing students. Music, movement, rhythm and dance are integrated into the different concepts and skills learnt by the students. Every grade has its own Form day ensuring that every child gets the opportunity to be on the center stage.
CBSE NATIONAL LEVEL SCIENCE EXHIBITION
Two students of DPSG DEHRADUN made the school proud by representing the School at the prestigious CBSE NATIONAL LEVEL SCIENCE EXHIBITION which is held annually by CBSE to recognize and encourage students to come up with innovative scientific discoveries.
Shreya Tiwari and Anushka Gupta along with their mentor Ms. Shagufta Ahmad, recreated super water absorbing biodegradable polymer "SQUIDGY" using locally available waste materials. Their exhibit was selected from the REGIONAL Level Science Exhibition to represent the school and state at the National Level in January 2020.
NATIONAL TAEKWONDO CHAMPIONSHIP
GOLD MEDAL ANUBHAV MALIK
SILVER MEDAL SHWETANK GULERIA
ALL INDIA KARATE CHAMPIONSHIP
GOLD MEDAL- OJAS YADAV
BRONZE MEDAL - ANUBHAV MALIK
NATIONAL AND STATE LEVEL SHOOTING CHAMPIONSHIPS
TEJASVI VERMA- 3 GOLD AND 1 SILVER AT STATE LEVEL AND 3RD RUNNER UP AT NATIONAL LEVEL
NITESH CHAUDHARY- 1 GOLD AND 1 SILVER AT STATE LEVEL
INTER- SCHOOL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP WYNBERG ALLEN, MUSSOORIE
RUNNERS UP TROPHY - KUNAL SINGH RAWAT