PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND SPORTS

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

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.

MARTIAL ARTS

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

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.


ATHLETICS

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.

Infrastructure

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.

FOOTBALL

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.


CRICKET

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.

RIFLE SHOOTING

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.

BASKET BALL

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

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 .

CHESS

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
02Anamika Rana
U-16
Long Jump
03 Akhil Singh
U-16
400 Mts
04Shivang Pratap Singh
U-14
Shot Put

Cricket 2019-20

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.

S.no
Name of the Students
Tournament
Event
Position
1Abhay PantRelience Youth ChampionshipJavilionSilver
2Shreeaansh Singh BishtRelience Youth Championship4*400mtsBronze
3Manpreet SinghRelience Youth Championship4*400mtsBronze
4Akhil SinghRelience Youth Championship4*400mtsBronze
5Abhay SinghRelience Youth Championship4*400mtsBronze
6Abhay PantDistrict JavilionBronze
7M. AsadDistrictShot PutSilver
8Shwetank GuleraiNational TaekwondoSilver
9Anubhav MalikNational TaekwondoGold
10Ojas YadavAll IndiaKarateGold
11Anubav MalikAll IndiaKarateBronze
12Tejasvi VermaStateShooting3 Gold and 1 Silver
13Nitesh ChaudharyStateShooting1 Gold And 1 Silver
14Tejasvi VermaNational Shooting4th

SPORTS MEET 2019-20

1. EVENTS-: 100 MTS (SR.) (9-12) (BOYS)

S.No
NAME
HOUSE
POSITION
RECORD
1ABHAY SINGHBETAGOLD11.84 SEC
2AKHIIL SINGHDELTASILVER12.43 SEC
3MD. ASADALPHABRONZE12.96 SEC

2. EVENTS-: 100 MTS ( GIRLS)

S.No
NAME
HOUSE
POSITION
RECORD
1ARUSHIGAMMAGOLD 15.10 SEC
2LAVANYAAALPHASILVER15.41 SEC
3TRISHA RAWATDELTABRONZE16.64 SEC

3. EVENTS-: 200 MTS ( BOYS)

S.No
NAME
HOUSE
POSITION
RECORD
1AKHIL SINGHDELTAGOLD 26.89 SEC
2MANPREETBETA SILVER27.74 SEC
3MD. ASADALPHABRONZE27.92 SEC

4. EVENTS-: 200 MTS ( GIRLS)

S.No
NAME
HOUSE
POSITION
RECORD
1LAVANYAAALPHAGOLD 35.14 SEC
2ARUSHIGAMMASILVER35.39 SEC
3AVNIDELTABRONZE38.13 SEC

5. EVENTS-: 400 MTS ( BOYS)

S.No
NAME
HOUSE
POSITION
RECORD
1ADITYA SONIALPHAGOLD 1.00.21 SEC
2BOBY RAWATDELTASILVER1.01.12 SEC
3NITESH CH.BETABRONZE1.02.92 SEC

6. EVENTS-: 400 MTS ( GIRLS)

S.No
NAME
HOUSE
POSITION
RECORD
1SRISTHI SHARMABETAGOLD 1.23.72 SEC
2SNEHA NEGIALPHASILVER1.29.04 SEC
3AKSHIKA CHAUHANGAMMABRONZE1.38.72 SEC

7. EVENTS-: 800 MTS (BOYS)

S.No
NAME
HOUSE
POSITION
RECORD
1HARSH MISHRADELTAGOLD 02.25 SEC
2HIMANSHU ASWALGAMMASILVER02.27 SEC
3BOBY RAWATDELTABRONZE02.28 SEC

8. EVENTS-: 800 MTS (GIRLS)

S.No
NAME
HOUSE
POSITION
RECORD
1MEHAK BETAGOLD 03.54 SEC
2ANAMIKA RANAALPHASILVER04.02 SEC
3RITIKA PATIYALGAMMABRONZE04.29 SEC

9. EVENTS-:1500 MTS (BOYS)

S.No
NAME
HOUSE
POSITION
RECORD
1HIMANSHU ASWALGAMMAGOLD 5.20 SEC
2RAJAN SINGHALPHASILVER05.40 SEC
3PRAJWAL CHETYRIALPHABRONZE05.51 SEC