“People who use time wisely spend it on activities that advance their overall purpose of life”
School is a place where a child gets to explore various facets of life. As they step out of the safe nests of their parents, they discover new colours of life. There are numerous shades to those standard colours which were taught to them. Similarly, as they enter school, they discover new shades of themselves too. They get a chance to explore new areas, which also give them an opportunity to loosen up and unwind in the midst of our mundane. Personal Development Programme (PDP) offers one such opportunity to our Dipsites, to exhibit their abilities according to their interests. These clubs are very important component of the curriculum to develop the students’ personality.
Participation in any ONE club is compulsory for classes V-VIII. Maximum number for each club will be 25 only. Selection will be done on first-cum-first basis. The child has to opt for Preference 1 and Preference 2.
The various club memberships being offered are:
|Cricket is the most famous sport of India. One can sense the love for cricket in every nook and corner of the country. Selection will be done on the basis of fitness level and basic skills required for the particular Sport.
|This is another most famous sport for which the kids are crazy. Selection is based on the fitness level and basic skills required for the particular Sport. Selection will be done on the basis of fitness level and basic skills required for the particular Sport.
|Kho -Kho and Athletics
|Participating in this club can help individuals gain confidence and leadership skills. It will include activities like running, racing, walking etc. It helps students to overcome all obstacles and learn how to deal with them. Selection will be done on the basis of fitness level and basic skills required for the particular Sport.
|Basketball is one of the world's most popular team sport in which two teams compete on a rectangular court by scoring more baskets than the others. This sport helps to inculcate team spirit among the children. Selection will be done on the basis of fitness level and basic skills required for the particular Sport.
|Table tennis is one of the fastest sports in the world, requiring extremely quick reflexes. Selection will be done on the basis of fitness level and basic skills required for the particular Sport.
|Roller skating has been around for hundreds of years, with the first roller skate debuting during a London stage performance in 1743. This is not only a great physical workout, it’s also fun and helps improve balance. Only select skilled skaters will be allowed to enroll in this club.
|‘Yoga’ is a Sanskrit term meaning ‘to join, unite or yoke together’, the essential purpose of yoga is to bring together our body, mind and spirit into a harmonious whole. Yoga will help the Dipsites to improve resilience and self-regulation skills. It would also calm their mind to lead a peaceful and healthy life.
|In this club, students will learn painting using different mediums. They can paint their thoughts with the different mediums of colours.
|It is all about creative craft and utilizing best from waste material to make exciting gifts and projects.
|In this club, our Dipsites will bring their imagination to life with the help of clay. This will help Dipsites develop visualization and interpretative skills. It is therapeutic and hence will encourage energized focus, complete involvement and enjoyment of the activity.
|Funky fusion (Western Contemporary Style)
|This is contemporary dance, which is an important genre of dance performed in societies around the world, celebrated by people both young and old. Developed during the 20th century, contemporary dance involves incorporating aspects of movement from several other genres such as jazz, modern and ballet.
|Hop for joy (Western Hip-hop Style)
|Hip-hop incorporates aspects of modern dance, tap, and swing, integrating music and complex movements to form artistry.
|Nritya Ananda (Classical and Semi-classical Dance)
|Dance has traditionally been an important part of religion and culture in India. According to Indian legend, the dance was invented by Gods. Dancing is one of the most revered Hindu arts because it incorporates melody, drama, form and line.
|A song is incomplete without the music given by the instruments. In this club, one learns to play the instruments and beautify the songs. Playing an instrument may be one of the best ways to help keep the brain healthy. It engages every major part of the central nervous system. Various instruments like Sitar, Mohanveena, Santoor etc are used under this category.
|Rhythm functions as an important engine for music and gives a composition structure. Percussion (Tabla), Harmonium, Dholak, Octopad, Congo, Mridang, Duff etc. are the instruments used under this category.
|Dhun- Indian Vocal
|A voice that feels like heaven is all we need during both our happy and stressful times. In this club, we help you to develop your melodious voice while sticking to your roots at the same time.
|Beats- Western Tunes
|If you have a thing for all things western, this club is for you. In this club the child is going to learn singing as well as playing instruments like piano, guitar etc.
|Cyber Crew Club(Computers)
|An exploration into the ever – enlarging IT world, its diverse application for creative work, designing for school events etc through Mind box students are empowered with 21st Century skills. We develop creativity and life skills of students by an output based learning through visual communication as a language, design thinking and STEAM as a subject and technology as a tool.
|The aim of the club is to build awareness of the importance of reading in young Dipsites. We strive to provide a nurturing environment to encourage the healthy exchange of ideas by hosting nu-merous reading sessions, Author of the month activity, JAM sessions, Treasure Hunts, Book re-views, Book cover and Bookmark making activities, Puzzles, Crosswords and many more interest-ing activities. We are passionate and seek to share our love for reading, to help create and sustain a community of lifelong readers.
|To facilitate forming a quizzing forum and enabling Dipsites to explore the changing trends in the world and in turn helping them to be global citizens of tomorrow. It can be fun in a high spirited group.
|ATL Lets spark Together and Robotics
|ATL only for offline students (Atal Tinkering Lab) of the school is a work space where young minds can give shape to their ideas through hands on do-it-yourself mode and learn innovation skills. Students get a chance to work with tools and equipment to understand the concepts of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math). ATL contains educational and learning ‘do it yourself’ kits and equipment on – science, electronics, robotics, open source microcontroller boards, sensors, 3D printers and computers.
|Debaticles (Debate club)
|The club will help students demonstrate critical thinking and develop presentation skills. It will also be a great way of improving abstract thinking, research, reasoning, and even public speaking skills. It will increase the self-confidence and overcome the fear of public speaking, if any. Most importantly, debaters would become self-learners and gain knowledge to new information.
|Food is central to culture, identity, health, and life. Learning how to cook healthy and enjoyable meals is an important and valuable skill. Food brings people together and this club would do so in a way that integrates learning as well. The goals of this club are not only to cook these meals as a community but also to teach culinary skills, bring awareness, and interest for healthy and nutritious food.
|Vedic Math Club
|Once the mind of a student develops an understanding of mental mathematics, he or she begins to think systematically and more creatively. By learning Vedic Math students will be able to calculate much faster compared to the traditional system. Vedic Math not only makes Math an enjoyable experience but it will make a remarkable difference to student’s confidence and self esteem.
|Sustainability and Eco Club aims at fostering sensitivity towards environment and build responsible citizenship. Our Dipsites as environment crusaders will be actively involved in realizing the Sustainable Development Goals through varied activities planned and executed in this club. They will be instrumental in creating awareness campaigns, protect environment, conserve natural resources, work for community and develop sustainable outlook and approach in the daily life. The Dipsites of this club will lead by example.
|Seeders and Weeders (Gardening Club)
|This will help our Dipsites to learn and understand the natural growth of plants – from seeds to sprouts and the impact that rain or drought and other forces of nature have on plant life. The students will have hands-on experience of growing, weeding and reaping of the plants.
|Knitty Bitty (Knitting & Stitching Club)
|This club is designed to give our Dipsites the time and space to develop basic knitting and stitching techniques, pattern etc. that would be useful to them as they grow.