At DPSG DEHRADUN 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.
DR. APJ 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 for identifying talent across Dehradun and its satellite townships. It is open to all school children from Kindergarten to Garde 12, their teachers and parents. The scholl receives over 200 entries every year and is generous in giving attractive cash awards and trophies to keep the motivation of our young artists high.
ARYABHATA MATHEMATICIAN OF THE YEAR CONTEST
It is a test for numerical ability is also a well-recognized event in Dehradun and is hosted every year for students across Dehradun ,.With generous Awards and cash prizes that are distributed during a formal award Ceremony, the event is looked forward to by the town.
DPSG DEHRADUN also organizes many other events throughout the year. These include
This is an all school event anda land mark annual feature .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. The Baby Show , the Kids Talent Hunt and the Bumper Lucky Draw are the most significant features of this event
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 student led event, organized for students of grades 8 to 12 by the School Student Council, supported by senior students and teachers. The event was successfully held on 10 and 11 October 2020, for first time in the online mode.
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. A formal ceremony that brings about a sense of responsibility that has been invested in the students is held in the presence of parents, students and staff.
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.
The Graduation ceremony for the outgoing Grade 12 is their rite to passage and is an emotional moment that celebrates the end of their school days before they transit to adulthood. The students receive a certificate that states that they have successfully completed their school tenure at DPSG DEHRADUN.
THE KINDERGARTEN GRADUATION CEREMONY ; To celebrate the end of their Pre Primary Years the Kindergarten students have their day of recognition where they dress in pretty graduation gowns and caps and receive certificates for successfully accomplishing acquiring the Pre School skills.
Form Days are are organized twice in an year.for each class. They are an opportunity for students to present to their parents all that they are learning in class. They are informal moments of showing off to their parents all that they are capable of doing by way of academics, and foundational skills. Music, movement, rhythm and dance are integrated into the different concepts and skills learnt by the students and the students speak confidently and express themselves before a fairly large audience. Every grade has its own Form day ensuring that every child gets the opportunity to be on the center stage. These Form days go a long way in building confidence and high self esteem in the children.
CBSE NATIONAL LEVEL SCIENCE EXHIBITION
Our students participate annually in the National Science Exhibition hosted by the CBSE . Two of our students at 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