A TYPICAL DAY
INNOVATIVE TEACHING METHODOLOGY
The school follows the five day week Hybrid class pattern at present . A regular, productive working day at DPS Sharjah Primary wing is divided into 8 periods. The children get two refreshing breaks to rejuvenate their minds and stretch their limbs. The day includes a home room period when students spend valuable time with their class teachers. This time is an opportunity for them to share experiences or simply bond with their classmates and class teacher. All assemblies, themed week activities, inter-house activities, practices for events are held during the home room period ( Online/ Onsite ) so as to leave the rest of the day for the set class schedules.
In the primary section all teaching is thematic and activity based. The syllabus is set by the school. The indigenous curriculum created by our team of talented teachers focuses on hands-on learning through creative, cross curricular lessons, project work, games and logical and lateral thinking activities. It is planned in a qualitative way, thinking about the relative priorities of different aspects of the work, as well as about allocations of time.
Our staff continuously update and upgrade their technology and online/ onsite teaching skills through continuous professional development programmes to seamlessly deliver high quality and relevant lessons.
The syllabus has been created in a manner that aims at making the child love coming to school. Syllabus is flexible and therefore gives each child the freedom to learn at his/her own pace. Each month is a THEME MONTH, wherein the theme is learnt through age appropriate hands- on learning experiences ( Online and onsite ). Cross curricular teaching takes place through activities, discussions, story telling and enacting , online class assemblies and carefully chosen and organized “virtual ”field trips (at present )
KGI to GRADE II
Here teaching goes into formal mode. The syllabus is set by the school maintaining the ethos of activity based learning. The curriculum focuses on hands-on learning through in-class work , project work, games and logical and lateral thinking activities.
It is planned in a qualitative way, thinking about the relative priorities of different aspects of the work, as well as about allocations of time. Every online and onsite classroom at DPS Sharjah is a THINKING CLASSROOM. Our children are encouraged to ask the WHYs and WHY NOTs and that is how we learn as we teach. French is introduced as an optional second language in Grade III giving students a choice between French and Hindi.
GRADE III, IV, V
Learning of languages is taken to a new level with our state of the art LANGUAGE LABS. The STEM labs add a whole new perspective to learning MATH and SCIENCE. Children learn through hands on activities which help them to connect the topic taught to real life experiences. The school also has fully equipped COMPUTER LABS for students of grades 1 – 5.
The labs serve as a refreshing change from class room teaching. Each lab is equipped with state of the art interactive smart boards to make learning and teaching an exciting and unique experience. Students visit the LAB once a week for each subject.
A week in a month is chosen to experiment and explore a certain theme. This concept enhances individual participation, research skills, group work, creativity in presentation and helps latent talent surface and bloom.
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At present all onsite Lab activites are suspended due to Covid 19 school protocol. However, all Lab activities are conducted online .