Main Subjects Offered in Pre Primary
English, Hindi, Mathematics and E.V.S.
Main Subjects Offered in Primary
English, Hindi, Mathematics, EVS (Grade 1 to Grade 2) Science and Social Science (Grade 3 to Grade 6)
Teaching at the pre-primary level oral teaching is promoted, an activity oriented, theme based
learning is designed for kids. More emphasis and stress is given on the teaching of phonics and reading.
DPS Aligarh completes the cycle of LSRW (Listen-Speak-Read-Write) by encouraging students
to talk clearly, confidently and with expressions in order to communicate ideas and feelings. Similarly, important is the need to listen to others and respond appropriately. All students are provided with opportunities in all areas of the curriculum to develop skills in speaking and listening.
Assessment Policy for Classes Play Group to Prep
The academic year is divided into two terms and each term has two assessment reports. Each
assessment report is based on the continuous evaluation based on class activities, worksheets and assignments on day to day basis. The report card will only reflect the colours.
Assessment Policy for Classes I & II
The academic year is divided into two terms and each term has two assessment reports. There
shall be no formal examinations for classes I & II. The students will be assessed on the basis of
day to day performances and regular classroom observations. The assessments would comprise of worksheets, assignments, recitation, reading, group discussions, dictations, project works, quizzes, extempore, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), interactions, Short Answer Questions (SAQs), field projects, etc.
The report card will only reflect the colours.
Assessment Policy for Classes III to VI
Evaluation of academic subjects in classes VI to VIII is done both through two terms. Each term
shall have TWO rounds of Periodic Assessments (PAs) and one Term exam (Half Yearly/Annual Exam). Both terms carry equal weightage.
Upper Primary Section
Sunjects Offered in Primary:
The school is so structured that the Primary Section (classes I-V), evolves into the Upper Primary Section
(classes VI-VIII), which in turn matures into the Secondary 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 Aligarh:-
- Language I (English)
- Language II (Hindi)
- Language III (Sanskrit/ French / Urdu / German)
- Social Science
- 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 VI to VIII is done both through two terms. Each term shall have TWO rounds of Periodic Assessments (PAs) and one Term exam (Half Yearly/Annual Exam). Both terms carry equal weightage.
The assessment policy shall be followed as per the latest CBSE guidelines and the circulars.
The school offers a wide range of academic choices: Humanities, Commerce, Science subjects in XI & XII.
Science: English Core, Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Mathematics, Physical Education/ Computer
Science/Informatics Practices/Hindi Core
Commerce: English Core, Accountancy, Business Studies, Economics, Entrepreneurship/Mathematics/Physical Education/Informatics Practices/Hindi Core
Humanities: English Core, History, Economics/Geography, Political Science, Physical Education/Entrepreneurship