At DAVS, we believe that all students have unique talents, whether in academics, sports, communication, technology, art, craft or drama; every child is special. Our mission is to recognize and enhance each individual's special talents and never to reject any child. The DAVS learning experience helps every child to succeed. Our teaching methodology ensures that students are being exposed to a holistic education experience in an active and dynamic learning environment, giving them the opportunity to identify and realize their potential, and to achieve excellence.
Students differ in their individual learning styles, and each student possesses a unique combination of multiple intelligences. Our integrated teaching methodology nurtures a stimulating learning environment to encourage students to learn at higher levels. Instructional strategies are student-centered and include active learning, inquiry, experience-based learning, cooperative and participative learning activities. We focus on integration of knowledge, development of critical thinking, problem solving, and performance skills. Such a learning environment encourages the students to enjoy lessons, try out new things and to think creatively and independently.
DAVS is an Indian school that lays emphasis on Mathematics, English language skills and also activities that reach beyond academics. A child passed from DAVS has an all-round development with a capacity to communicate and think laterally, and the ability to interconnect different situations, which we believe is of importance in today's world if one is to become a world citizen. For efficient and organized work, the School functions under the following categories:
The Nursery wing of the school comprises of classes Pre-Nursery, Nursery and Prep with fully air conditioned class rooms. The kids are made to learn through play way method like songs, stories, audio-visuals, toys, colors, games etc. They learn basic skills through games, music, art, stories, films and computers. For tiny tots we have a multipurpose activity room where they can perform the activities with to develop their gross as well as motor skills.
Our blooming tiny tots participate in various competition i.e. word quiz, show & tell, recitation etc. We believe in “Learning by Doing”, so our teaching method involves these little hands in lots of activities to bring about constructive growth.
Here in Nursery wing children learn mainly through play way methods and interactive activities. To develop vocabulary the activities like story telling, rhyming, games and enacting stories are organized. These kids are not burdened by formal tests rather accessed through their day to day performance.
The technology is regularly used for teaching learning process for kids. Our Pre- Nursery wing is well equipped with DTH facility, LCD projectors, Plasma and interactive boards.
Games and Sports provide positive experience for child's body and mind. Outdoors unstructured activities and games are essential for every child. We at DAVPS also provide them lush green parks to make them play, run around, jump, etc. These activities are vital way of venting out physical energy. We also have a toy train along with other swings and rides.
Pre-Primary wing(Grades 1- IV)
Pre-primary wing caters to the class I to IV. We recognize the diversity of children’s interests & balance the learning with special needs of each child.
Keeping in mind the special needs of children in this phase of development, the learning environment is designed to promote spirit of enquiry through academic & extra co-curricular activities. Carefully crafted curriculum gives emphasis on acquiring intellectual, emotional and sensory experiences by the children through various subjects.
To develop creative, expressive and physical development, various activities are organized. Sports, art & craft, music, library & computer Facilities help the children develop a healthy & positive personality. Children are sensitized to our rich cultural heritage through celebrations of festivals & important days.
Use of modern learning aids like computers, LCD projectors, Interactive boards make the study interesting & effective for our students.
Continuous evaluation & guidance nurtures the children through this crucial phase of life. Special emphasis is placed on character building & improving self confidence. Trained & caring faculty has seen many batches blossom to academic excellence
Secondary School (Grades 8 – 10)
Daily routine of students at DAV consists of combination various activities like academics, sports, library, computers, music, art etc. Personality development, value education are inculcated in the students at this level.
As the students at this level will be facing their board exams, ample care is taken to make them capable to acquire excellent scores in the Board Exams with a well laid schedule of aptitude tests, unit tests, term examinations and Pre-Board examinations.
The daily home assignments are based on whatever they are taught in the classrooms in order to strengthen what is taught.
Senior School (Grades 11-12)
In Senior School, Science, Commerce and Humanities streams are offered. Various combinations of subjects offered are as follows:
Science: Physics, chemistry, Mathematics, Biology with Computer Science, Physical Education, Home Science
Commerce: Accounts, Business Studies, Economics with Computer Science, Physical Education, Home Science, Hindi, Music
Humanities: History, Geography, Political Science, Physical Education, Home Science, Hindi, Music.
Apart from preparing for CBSE examination, an equal importance is laid on preparing them for various competitive entrance examinations. Students have absolute access to the various laboratories, library resources and Internet.
Computers play an integral role in the education in teaching learning process. Exposure of resources such as educational software and the Internet is provided to students to a vast range of experiences and uphold interactive learning. Students can also communicate with other their teachers through internet or telephonically at any time to solve their problems.