A Child’s Mind is like a Dry Sponge, Ready to absorb. All you have to do is take it to the water
The school curriculum is segregated into five education levels: the Pre Primary Section (classes Nursery & Preparatory), Primary Section (classes I-V), evolves into the Upper Primary Section (classes VI-VIII), which in turn matures into the Secondary Section (classes IX-X) and Senior Section (classes IX-XII).
The curriculum encourages students to develop an understanding of key concepts. In the curriculum, at this level, concepts are represented by different examples that share common attributes. In this way, a sound base is built to equip them with appropriate attitude and skills.
The teaching is project based, activity oriented and content centric. Theme teaching is in practice to promote cross curriculum understanding.
The following are the subjects offered by the DPS Civil Lines, Aligarh:
- Language I (English)
- Language II (Hindi)
- Language III ( Sanskrit/ French / Urdu)
- Social Sciences
- Computer or any one optional subject (G.K., value education, art & craft, performing art, etc.)
Internal Assessment in the following subjects is done on the basis of the grades of a five-point scale (i.e. A, B, C, D and E)
Evaluation of academic subjects in classes III to VIII is done both through Formative and Summative Assessments. Formative Assessments are spread through the year and it is Activity /Project based, the Summative assessments are conducted at the end of each term i.e. September and March.
The students undergo the CCE spread over two terms, Term-I from April to September and the Term-II from October to March. The Formative Assessment is a part of school based assessment and Summative Assessment at the end of each term.
These students are assessed by the school as per the strengthened CCE Scheme as described above for class IX and class X for two terms. At the end of the academic year, students are issued the CCE certificate by the CBSE.
SR. SECONDARY SECTION:
The school offers a wide range of academic choices in Commerce and Science subjects in class XI & XII.
- Science: English Core, Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Mathematics, Computer Science / Physical Education
- Commerce: English Core, Accountancy, Business Studies, Economics, Mathematics / Information Practices / Physical Education