Trip & Excursion

  • DUBAI TRIP 2022-23
  • "Experience knows no Boundaries"

    We live in the era of globalisation and keeping this in mind DPS Aligarh,, had planned a Trip to Dubai. The 6 days long trip has taken children to a new level of experiential learning. From learning the etiquette of checking in the hotel to exchanging currency they did it all on their own. They also got the opportunity to explore and discover new cultures, new people and new friends. Here’s the list of places covered during the 6 days of their adventure:

    Day1: Started with checking-in the hotel and then went on a yacht at Marina bay. The yacht tour was followed by dinner.

    Day 2: During the day, they went for a city tour and in the evening all of them went for dessert safari.

    Day 3: This day was all about Dolphin show, Dinosaur Park, Magic Park and wow garden. Later, during the day children got the chance to meet Lana Rose and Angry Prash famous You Tubers. Not only this, they also got a chance to shoot a music video with Lana Rose.

    Day 4: The day started with water rides. Later, during the day went to Ski Dubai and Mall of Emirates.

    Day 5: The day started with fun filled activities conducted in the hotel. Later, during the day they all went to IMG one of the biggest theme park.

    Day 6: Last day was all about learning to check out from the hotel and reach out to Sharjah airport.

    All in all it was a trip full of opportunities to explore and discover.

  • EDUCATIONAL TRIP TO MUSSOORIE 2022-23
  • “The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.”

    ‘Travelling is a part of education’. An excursion is not just a pleasure trip; it enhances the knowledge of the students beyond the four walls of the classroom. To provide such an enriching experience to students, a joint tour was organised for the students of Delhi Public School Aligarh and Delhi Public school, Civil lines Aligarh. The Educational tours are part and parcel of the life of students. Students needed rest and entertainment after working hard for many days. The fun filled excursion provided them solace and helped them form an escape route from the tedium of Pandemic. It was organised from 31 st May to 4 June 2022. Total participants were 63 escorted by six teachers from both school.

    As soon as the students reached Mussourie they were transferred to the camping resort which was beautiful, calm and with greenery all around. This resort had a lot of outdoor activities for kids. It also has a small kempty fall of its own. On arrival, the students were welcomed by the hospitable staff of the camps. They were divided into groups to allow maximum participation. The activities were well planned. Excitement could be easily spotted on the students’ faces. Trek in the local area, away from the urban noise was a peaceful experience. The sight from the camp was breath-taking. Bonfire, music and dance in the evening added to the students’ happiness

    A hike to the Shiva temple at the top of a mountain was tiring but the view from the top was captivating and provided a lifetime experience to the students Adventurous activities like trekking, fox flying, rappelling and rock-climbing session on natural rocks rejuvenated their frayed spirits. The Nature walk and bird watching session was something new for the students. Tree climbing activities, tug of war, preparation of Maggie paved the way to team work and companionship. The children participated with zeal and were delighted when they completed each task. Every activity aimed at honing a different skill. The students managed to cross the Zip Line confidently. While indulging in the activities like Rappelling, Wall Climbing etc. Various skills like leadership, decision making, managing fear and team work were addressed to them by professional and experienced instructors

    Students developed love for nature and got real happiness when they got a chance to visit ‘Fri Dehradun’. They enriched their knowledge about flora and fauna, herbal plants and sought geographical information. Students had a joyful experience. The camp concluded with unforgettable memories.it was truly rejuvenating for students as well as teachers.

  • MANALI TRIP 2022-23
  • “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.”

    Life goes on with lots of ups and downs, after a long exhaustive Corona period to change the mood of children and to create some excitement, DPS ALIGARH organized a tour for the students of class XII during their summer vacation to visit different places in Chandigarh and Manali. 69 students of class XII along with 6 teachers departed from school on May 31 at 10.30 pm and returned on June 5 at 3 pm. During the period they visited the following places:

    Firstly they visited Chandigarh where they saw a marvelous piece of Mughal architecture in the form of a series of fountains at Pinjore garden, an unbelievable use of waste material at Rock Garden, cool and refreshing Sukhna lake and window shopping at Posh Sector-17 market.

    Later the group moved to Manali, on the way enjoyed dhaba food, landscape capturing, during the stay visited famous Hadimba temple, located in the mid of a lush green forest, in the evening enjoyed walking on the streets of Mall road. Next day moved to Rohtang to see the glacier, where children enjoyed adventure sports, Yak ride etc, while returning passed through a national heritage Atal tunnel, 9.5 kms long that has reduced a distance of around 38 kms.

    Finally they packed their bag and baggage and boarded their buses, on the way taken halt at some famous places in Kullu, performed puja at Mata ka temple, took snaps at the bank of river Beas, bought exotic fruits at fruit market, visited shawl factory where children bought some woolens for themselves and their parents. I sum up children enjoyed a lot during these days while returning they were singing and dancing together in their buses and were departing with their classmates with a heavy heart.

  • VISIT TO AGRA 2018-19
  • Historical places always bring a great experience of learning new things. Delhi Public School, Aligarh always provides opportunities for the students for kinesthetic learning i.e., learning by doing and encourages students to engage with people, places in new ways. With the same approach an excursion was planned for the students of Classes IV, V and VI to visit Agra.91 students in all went to Agra along with six teachers from DPS Aligarh. They visited Taj Mahal and learnt its significance in the Indian History and now announced by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. They appreciated the beauty of the Taj and were awestruck by the intricate carvings on the walls everywhere. They enjoyed there thoroughly. After the visit to the Taj, they had a splendiferous lunch. Post- lunch they visited Radha Soami Samadh at Dayal bagh in Agra. It was a beautiful place having a huge building with fine paintings carved on the walls and pillars. It was wonderful trip with lots of learning and full of fun, masti and laughter.

    Comments of the students:

    • “It was fun to enjoy with our friends.”
    • “We enjoyed a lot and had a wonderful time. The food provided was yummy.”

    Feedback of Parents:

    • “It was a wonderful trip organized by the school.”
    • “We are thankful to the school for providing such a nice opportunity to the students to know the historical places.”
    • On the whole, the students found the entire experience full of fun and informative!
  • VISIT TO TEERTHDHAAM MANGALAYATAN 2018-19
  • God is our protector that’s what we imbibe in our children at school and in our homes. The topics taught at school also delve on this. One such topic ‘New Religious Ideas’ presented an opportunity to take our students of Class V and VI to Teerthdham Mangalayatan on 11th December and 27th November 2018 respectively. A total of 101 students of Class V and 111 students of Class VI accompanied by 3 teachers each visited the Teerthdhaam Mangalayatan on two separate days.

    DPS troupes, on both the occasions, started off at 9:30 a.m. from the school premises and after an enthralling journey of 15 minutes, the children reached Mangalayatan. On entering the temple, the students went into the prayer hall where the religious Gurus helped them to understand the important aspects of Jainism, explained about its origin and the stories associated with it.

    The students were quite excited to see the renowned holy place and learnt how people following Jainism display their faith. The students were extremely excited to visit the artificially built cave depicting the scenes from the life of Lord Mahavira. Students enjoyed this trip to their fullest. After an informative trip, the students returned back by 12:00 in the noon. It was a devotional and learning experience for the students.

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