Sports are an integral part of school life. Students are taught the importance of sports as a physical activity as well as a medium to develop competitive spirit and camaraderie.
In addition to physical development and exploration of interests, students learn the thrill of challenge and competition, the importance of concentration, the spirit of teamwork and a sense of accomplishment.
At DPSG-Dehradun, all children participate in sport and each can take part at a level that suits their ability. We offer a wide range of activities: · Swimming, Rifle Shooting, Volleyball, Basketball, Tennis, · Martial Arts, · Football, · Skating, · Athletics, Yoga, Badminton, Cricket, Table Tennis along with a range of indoor games.
Yoga’s innate ability to stop the mental clutter of thoughts and live in the moment reduces stress and anxiety, showing profound benefits in every sphere of life. Students are very stressed individuals, keen to outperform themselves and prove their worth every chance they get.
Yoga as a part of the sports curriculum helps improve Memory and Attention Span, manage weight, improve flexibility, balance and posture. It teaches correct breathing techniques, promotes mindfulness, encourages self-care, brings peace of mind, self-control and reduces absences and violence in school. Improves Self-Control .reduces absences and violence In School.
The school has indoor halls where students spread yoga mats to practice . The large green open spaces too are also suitable venues to perm yoga.
While martial arts are very inspiring for young students giving them a sense of power , they also experience increased confidence. As it is a full body work out, they enhance their flexibility, body parts coordination, self-defense skills, and improves focus and concentration and social skills.
Students learn Taekwondo and Karate and through the sport learn courtesy, integrity, perseverance, self-control and indomitable spirit.
The students have been participating inter school events and at the State level.
Swimming is the highlight of the school day in the summer months at DPSG DEHRADUN. The physical benefits of swimming are well known , such as the full-body cardiovascular and respiratory workout that it provides. It develops a child's stamina, flexibility and muscle strength and also builds their concentration and coordination . Teaching children to swim also makes them learn about water safety, to assess safe and dangerous situations and how to react in emergencies. Being able to swim improves the chances of survival, saves lives and can reduce drowning cases in this country.
The school facilitates a group of sporting events that involve competitive running, jumping, throwing, and walking. The most common types of athletics competitions are track and field, road running, cross country running, and race walking. Athletics help build Strength, Power, Endurance, Speed, Coordination, Flexibility.,Agility, balance and address the psychomotor domain directly.
The School has a multipurpose track that allows for multiple sports for sprint, marathon, hurdles, long jump, relay races.
The School grounds also provide for discus circles, javelin throw and has a long and high jump. Installing things like this can really encourage children to try out new activities and possibly spark an interest in a new event which they previously didn’t know any information about beforehand.
A Monsoon sport played with enthusiasm by the boys and the girls alike.
The school can boast of a standard size football ground that is an envy of most schools in the city that have no space for sports.
A Sport played with uncontrollable fervor and zest by our students , like every child in India, where the teams work endlessly to score maximum runs and each child aspires to taken unaccounted number of wickets has slowly seen itself establish at DPSG DEHRADUN. Still nascent in its evolution the sport enjoys popularity amongst both boys and girls.
The School has a Cricket Pitch and has been hosting matches. Students also get an opportunity to practice at the cricket nets.
A sport that instills hand eye coordination, self-confidence and self-esteem of course, carries over into a student's general school work and social behaviour. All students are given an opportunity to try the sport and discover for themselves if they have the acumen or interest to pursue it.
The School has a basic shooting range ,currently, but with the proposed sports complex scheduled to come up in a year’s time, the students would enjoy a state of the art facility.
A game of precision and coordination , the sport has several enthusiasts looking forward top every opportunity they get to play it.
The School has two basket ball Courts ,side by side and the school team has gradually been formed to a noticeable standard as the school has grown.
Table Tennis is a leisurely indoor sport enjoyed by the students at DPSG DEHRADUN , particularly in the wet months. The sport comes with its own benefits as it improves hand-eye coordination ,balance, improves reflexes, develops mental acuity, is easy on the joints , stimulates mental alertness, concentration and tactical strategy coordination and fights stress.
The school has an indoor facility with two table tennis tables .
The opportunity to play Chess is given to students who enjoy games that engages them mentally. . Chess raises children’s IQ, increases problem-solving skills , improves memory and exercises both sides of the brain, it increases creativity and improves the concentration your child. Ours students have participated in the sport at inter school level .
This facility is provided to the students in an indoor sports recreation room in the school building
Outstanding Student Achievers 2019-2020
State Level SSPF Athletics Championship 2018-19
|S.No ||Name of the Student ||Categories ||Events|
|01|| Abhay Singh|| U-16 ||100 Mts & 200 Mts|
|02||Anamika Rana ||U-16 ||Long Jump|
|03|| Akhil Singh ||U-16 || 400 Mts|
|04||Shivang Pratap Singh || U-14 ||Shot Put|
Students selected for Cricket Association of Uttarakhand
A) Akhil Singh
B) Aman Ahmed
Sports Achievements 2019-20
SR School Football Team Reach Quarter Final in Reliance Football Tournament.
Name of the Students
|1||Abhay Pant||Relience Youth Championship||Javilion||Silver|
|2||Shreeaansh Singh Bisht||Relience Youth Championship||4*400mts||Bronze|
|3||Manpreet Singh||Relience Youth Championship||4*400mts||Bronze|
|4||Akhil Singh||Relience Youth Championship||4*400mts||Bronze|
|5||Abhay Singh||Relience Youth Championship||4*400mts||Bronze|
|7||M. Asad||District||Shot Put||Silver|
|10||Ojas Yadav||All India||Karate||Gold|
|11||Anubav Malik||All India||Karate||Bronze|
|12||Tejasvi Verma||State||Shooting||3 Gold and 1 Silver|
|13||Nitesh Chaudhary||State||Shooting||1 Gold And 1 Silver|
SPORTS MEET 2019-20
1. EVENTS-: 100 MTS (SR.) (9-12) (BOYS)
|1||ABHAY SINGH||BETA||GOLD||11.84 SEC|
|2||AKHIIL SINGH||DELTA||SILVER||12.43 SEC|
|3||MD. ASAD||ALPHA||BRONZE||12.96 SEC|
2. EVENTS-: 100 MTS ( GIRLS)
|3||TRISHA RAWAT||DELTA||BRONZE||16.64 SEC|
3. EVENTS-: 200 MTS ( BOYS)
|1||AKHIL SINGH||DELTA||GOLD||26.89 SEC|
|3||MD. ASAD||ALPHA||BRONZE||27.92 SEC|
4. EVENTS-: 200 MTS ( GIRLS)
5. EVENTS-: 400 MTS ( BOYS)
|1||ADITYA SONI||ALPHA||GOLD||1.00.21 SEC|
|2||BOBY RAWAT||DELTA||SILVER||1.01.12 SEC|
|3||NITESH CH.||BETA||BRONZE||1.02.92 SEC|
6. EVENTS-: 400 MTS ( GIRLS)
|1||SRISTHI SHARMA||BETA||GOLD||1.23.72 SEC|
|2||SNEHA NEGI||ALPHA||SILVER||1.29.04 SEC|
|3||AKSHIKA CHAUHAN||GAMMA||BRONZE||1.38.72 SEC|
7. EVENTS-: 800 MTS (BOYS)
|1||HARSH MISHRA||DELTA||GOLD||02.25 SEC|
|2||HIMANSHU ASWAL||GAMMA||SILVER||02.27 SEC|
|3||BOBY RAWAT||DELTA||BRONZE||02.28 SEC|
8. EVENTS-: 800 MTS (GIRLS)
|2||ANAMIKA RANA||ALPHA||SILVER||04.02 SEC|
|3||RITIKA PATIYAL||GAMMA||BRONZE||04.29 SEC|
9. EVENTS-:1500 MTS (BOYS)
|1||HIMANSHU ASWAL||GAMMA||GOLD||5.20 SEC|
|2||RAJAN SINGH||ALPHA||SILVER||05.40 SEC|
|3||PRAJWAL CHETYRI||ALPHA||BRONZE||05.51 SEC|