At Delhi World Public School School, a variety of teaching-learning methodologies, integrated with technology, are used to give students a holistic education making them independent, life-long learners and above all responsible citizens of the globe. To evolve the idea of technology as an effective teaching aid and learning tool, each lab and resource centre is provided with the latest and the best equipment.
Every student is encouraged to pursue their talents and interests in areas of academics, sports, theatre music, dance and other co-curricular activities. The student centered teaching methodology includes the deeply rooted and time tested student friendly approach which works in harmony with state of art technology and modern teaching techniques.
Critical thinking is encouraged so that students can discuss topics with coherent arguments supported by evidence. Moreover, teachers know, motivate, understand their pupils and have a deep knowledge of the subject. Records of progress are shared periodically with parents. An extensive academic programme is planned and reviewed periodically ensuring that all classes achieve consistently high results.
Class Nursery to Prep
The academic is divided in to two terms. No formal testing is done for these classes. Evaluation is based on the day to day performance under the Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation. The assessment may be done on the basis of written work done in the notebooks or worksheets and also through oral assessment based on discussion and interactions. The other activities are also assessed like visit to Computer Lab, Visit to Library etc. Report Cards are given twice a year in October and March.
Classes I to V
The entire year is divided in to four cycles. Each Cycle comprises of two activities in which four parameters are assessed. In English, Hindi and Sanskrit the four parameters which are assessed are Listening Skills, Reading Skills and Speaking skills. In Maths, the concept, Drills/Tables, Mental ability and Activity are the four parameters on which the student is assessed. In EVS, the student is tested on Environmental Sensitivity, Activity, Group Discussion or Quiz and also the concept. Each cycle culminates with a Long Test which is Pen Paper Test and prepares the student for facing the formal exam pattern. The student is also exposed to the various Co-Scholastic activities wherein GK, Computer, Art Craft, Music, Dance and Physical Education helps in development of the students hand and hear aspect. These psycho motor skills, physical development, life skills, attitudes, values interests and participation in the other Co-Scholastic activities are assessed on various rubrics.
For class V:
In order to emphasize the writing skills, following changes have been decided for class V:
Students would be assessed through four assessments only as in practice. But the time duration of the test and syllabus being covered would be more a bit in Assessment III & IV as given below. However, there will be no change in Assessment I & II.
- Time duration of the test in Assessment III & IV each would be now 90 minutes (1hr. 30mins.).
- Cycle Test in Assessment III would comprise the syllabus meant for Assessment III & some portion of Assessment I & II as well.
- Likewise, Cycle Test in Assessment IV would comprise the syllabus meant for Assessment IV & some portion of Assessment I, II & III as well.
For Classes VI - VIII (Scholastic Area)
- The entire year would be divided into two terms i.e. Term I & Term II for scholastic & co-scholastic areas both.
- Students would now be assessed through Internal Assessment (20 marks) & written examination (80 marks) in each term. Modalities are given below.
Class I to VII: The complete session is based on the CCE Pattern applied by CBSE Board. There are two terms in the session , both terms will have two Formative Assessments of 20 marks each, for every subject and one Summative Assessment of 100 Marks. Each test will also have the continuous Co Scholastic evaluation of 10 marks. The final result will be based on the following criteria.
|Term I (100 marks)||Term II (100 marks)|
|Periodic Assessment (20 marks)||Half Yearly Exam (80 marks)||Periodic Assessment (20 marks)||Yearly Exam (80marks)|
|1. Periodic Test I to be conducted in the month of July for 30 marks in each subject for 1 hour duration - to be converted out of 10 marks.||September Syllabus as prescribed.||1. Periodic Test II to be conducted in the month of December for 30 marks in each subject for 1 hour duration - to be converted out of 10 marks.||March Syllabus as prescribed.|
|2. Notebook Maintenance - 5 marks||2. Notebook Maintenance - 5 marks|
|3. Enrichment Activities - 5 marks: total 3 activities to be conducted in a term-average of all 3 to be taken into account.||3. Enrichment Activities - 5 marks: total 3 activities to be conducted in a term-average of all 3 to be taken into account.|
For Classes VI – VIII (Co-Scholastic Area)
As per the guideline by C.B.S.E., following co-curricular activities are suggested to be conducted for the holistic development of the student, these activities would be graded in 3-point grading scale (A to C) and will have no descriptive indicators (A=Outstanding, B=very Good, C=Fair):
1. Work Education
2. Art Education
3. Health & Physical Education
Also, there will be no up-scaling of grades in scholastic subjects on the basis of Co-scholastic areas
Discipline significantly impacts character shaping and it helps build career. Sincerity, Good behavior and values develop strength and foster unity and cooperation. Therefore, the element of discipline has been introduced. Class teachers will be responsible for grading the students on a Three-point scale (A to C).