Delhi Private School, Sharjah

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Delhi Private School, Sharjah
مدرسة دلهي الخاصة ، الشارقة
Delhi Private School Sharjah Logo.gif
Location
Sharjah
United Arab Emirates
Information
Type Private School
Motto Service Before Self
Established April 2000 (2000-04)
Sister school Delhi Private School, Dubai
DPS Academy
School board CBSE
Educational authority Ministry of Education, Sharjah
Chairman Mr. Ashok Chandra
Principal Abha Sahgal [Founder Principal] (2000–2008)
Principal Vandana Marwaha (2008–present)
Grades KG1 to 12
Number of students 5615
Medium of language English
Area 13.5 acres (55,000 m2)
Houses      Amazon
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Colour(s)         
Member of Eco-Schools UAE
Website
Last updated: 21 March 2017

Delhi Private School, Sharjah (DPS, Sharjah), (in Arabic: مدرسة دلهي الخاصة ، الشارقة) is a for-profit private senior secondary school in Sharjah, UAE. The school was established in 2000 and is located in the school zone, in Sharjah industrial area No .16 [1][2][3] Affiliated to CBSE New Delhi,[4] it is the first school in the UAE to have branched out from its parent institute, Delhi Public School, New Delhi and runs under the aegis of Delhi Public School Society[5] which now also operates Delhi Private School, Dubai.

In 2014, the school was awarded the "Khalifa Award for Educational and Institutional Performance" (2013–14), given by the Ministry of Education and the Sharjah Education Zone.[4] On 5 May 2014, the school was awarded the Green Flag by the committees of the Emirates Wildlife Society in association with World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) (EWS-WWF).[6]

Educational system and Co-curricular activities[edit]

The school follows the Central Board of Secondary Education which is tough (CBSE) curriculum; it offers education to students from KG1 to class 12. In 2005, DPS Sharjah has introduced the Comprehensive Learning Program (CLP), an online tool where parents and students can access assignments and extra learning material that are uploaded on a monthly basis. Grades 6-8 have Formative Assessments (FA) and Summative Assessments (SA), and grades 9-12 have Pre-board examinations and Board examinations from CBSE Board. The school has also adopted the CCE (Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation) program. It has also introduced ECL dashboard effective classroom learning.

The school follows the CBSE curriculum that advocates a continuous and comprehensive evaluation.

In the Middle and Senior levels the school follows the CCE pattern till Grade X .

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Budding student scientist scales new heights". Gulf News. June 20, 2014. Retrieved 2014-07-04.
  2. ^ Ahmed Rizvi (November 8, 2011). "Delhi Private School girl's dreams stand tall". The National (Abu Dhabi). Retrieved 2014-07-04.
  3. ^ "DPS Sharjah wins third UAE School Quiz". Khaleej Times. 17 May 2014. Retrieved 2014-07-04.
  4. ^ a b "DPS Sharjah wins Khalifa Award". Gulf News. April 16, 2014. Retrieved 2014-07-04.
  5. ^ "Schools Abroad". Delhi Public School Society. Retrieved 2014-07-03.
  6. ^ http://www.ecoschoolsuae.org/en/awarded_schools.php

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