Delhi Private School, Dubai

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Delhi Private School, Dubai
مدرسة دلهي الخاصة ، دبي
Delhi Private School Dubai Logo.png
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Information
TypePrivate School
Motto"Service Before Self"
Established2003
Sister schoolDelhi Private School, Sharjah
DPS Ras Al Khaimah(In Construction)
ChairmanMr. Mohammed Abdalla Alkhayal
PrincipalRashmi Nandkeolyar
FacultyFulltime
AreaThe Gardens (Jebel Ali)
Colour(s)White and Green
NicknameDPSD
AffiliationsCentral Board of Secondary Education
Website

Delhi Private School, Dubai (in Arabic: مدرسة دلهي الخاصة ، دبي) is a private, co-educational day school located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It was earlier run by the Delhi Public School Society.[1] However, it is no longer associated with the Delhi Public School Society as the association officially ended in the year of 2017.[2]

Education system[edit]

The school follows the Indian British Education system and has continuous tests and assignments. There are Formative Assessments and Summative Assessments as a part of IB syllabus. During the Knowledge and Human Development Authority inspection in the year 2017-2018, the school received a 'Good rating' . [3]

Delhi Private School, Dubai front view

Fees[edit]

The yearly fees of the school range from Dhs. 10,439 to Dhs. 14,474 depending upon the grade. [4]

History[edit]

The school was a co-education school from grades KG1 to Grade 4 till 2014. It was converted a complete co-education school in 2014(Grades KG1 to 12).

Culture[edit]

Languages such as French and Arabic are taught in addition to Indian languages. Students are taught to respect other cultures and encounter other cultures via educational trips.

Scholar Badge[edit]

The school, at the end of each academic year, gives a Scholar Badge to students of Grade V and above, for achieving an overall grade of A2 and a grade point average of 8.6 any upgrades.

Special awards[edit]

Some special awards are given for high achievers.

  • All-Rounder: Awarded for outstanding performance in both academic and extra-curricular activities.
  • Academic Excellence Award: Awarded to the highest aggregate percentage in all sections of that grade in an academic year.
  • Special Proficiency: Awarded to students who have excelled in any extra-curricular activity.
  • Subject Proficiency: Awarded to students who secured the highest marks in a certain subject in all sections of that grade in an academic year.

Students who achieve the Scholar Badge for three or more years are awarded Blue Blazer, Blue Badge, Blue Tie or Gold Medal. Furthermore, the school offers additional awards to consistent achievers in the field of academics and those who provide valuable contributions to the school such as the Pro-Vice Chairman's Cup, Principal's Award and the Spirit of D.P.S. Dubai.

Campus[edit]

This campus is located outside the main city, in The Gardens (Jebel Ali). The school buildings today comprise five computer labs, a physics lab, a biology lab, a chemistry lab, a maths lab, language labs, four libraries, two auditoriums, a basketball court, a cricket ground, a multi-sports complex, an rectangle field for many sports, two cafeterias and two clinics, one for boys and one for girls. They recently added a tennis court managed by tennis coaches. The school is divided into 5 blocks:-

  • Senior block (Students of grade 9 to 12)
  • Primary block (Grades KG 1 to Grade 4)
  • Milestone block (Grade 5 - 8)
  • Administrative Block (Reception, Bookstore, Clinic, Sundeep Hall (auditorium), conference hall, HUGS 1 and 2 rooms (special needs room)
  • Sports Complex block (Swimming pool, multi-purpose hall (auditorium and basketball court), table tennis court, volleyball courts, etc.)

Extra-curricular activities[edit]

Excursions and Field Trips[edit]

The school organizes field trips for students to nearby places of interest in Dubai and Sharjah, like Safa Park, The Dubai Mall, Ferrari World, Dubai Dolphinarium, Sega Republic, and IMG Worlds of Adventure. It also organizes excursions to countries such as Egypt, United States, United Kingdom, China, Nigeria, and Pakistan for senior students.[5]

Clubs[edit]

The school has many clubs depending on the grade. Students from Grades 6 to 8 can enjoy Mathalon, Muses Mantra, Dance, Singing, Eureka, and many more clubs that are then presented on their Annual Day.

Students of Grades 9 and 11 can enjoy all the clubs that grades 6 to 8 have with a few more like photography, movie making etc.

Environmental operations[edit]

The school has three recycling bins, located in the Primary and Seniors' Blocks. The collected materials are given to Emirates Environmental Group for recycling. The school also actively participates in can-collection drives, clean-up drives, awareness campaigns and environmental education.[6]

Sports[edit]

DPS Dubai has teams for cricket, football, volleyball, swimming, basketball, athletics, table tennis and badminton at different age levels. The team also practices before school hours. DPS is an all-rounder, winning many trophies in the field of sports.[7]

Model United Nations(MUN)[edit]

The School has 2 MUN's called IHMUN(Inter-House MUN) and MUN@DPSD(Inter-School MUN hosted by DPSD).

IHMUN[edit]

IHMUN takes place for three days in the school usually on Wednesday and Thursday(during stayback classes) and Saturday In the morning. at many venues Ex. Dance Room, Sundeep Hall, Conference Room Etc. The Chairs and Co-Chairs are only from DPSD and also organise the function for the school. The IHMUN on its Final day has a crisis situation where all the committee's gather in one place to help calm a crisis situation in the world.

MUN@DPSD[edit]

MUN@DPSD usually takes place on a Thursday(During School Hours), Friday and Saturdayat many venues like in IHMUN. Usually MUN@DPSD continues the topics and discussions from IHMUN at DPSD. The chairs and co-chairs are from schools participating in the conference and from DPSD. Every year DPS invites different schools to come and participate. Delhi Private School, Sharjah , St.Joseph School , Our Own Indian School, Dubai, Indian High School and many more schools have participated in this event in the past few years.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Schools Abroad". Delhi Public School Society. Retrieved 2014-07-03.
  2. ^ "DPS Society announces end of association with two UAE schools". Newspapers. Retrieved 2018-06-08.
  3. ^ /"KHDA 2010 School Report".
  4. ^ /"Delhi Private School Fees".
  5. ^ /"DPS Dubai-Official website".
  6. ^ /"DPS Dubai-Official website".
  7. ^ /"DPS Dubai-Official website".