“Craft is a visible edge of Art ... ”
– David Bayles
“Never give up, never give in, and when the upper hand is ours, may we have the ability to handle the win with the dignity that we absorbed the loss.”
– Doug Williams
"Conquering the Land, Sky and Water"
Sports provide perfect relaxation and a welcome break from the monotony of academics. DIS aims at providing state of art sporting facilities on its campus to encourage the student body to participate, pursue and benefit from sports and games.
Life at Delhi International School is very interesting and engrossing. Several leisure time activities are offered to keep students active and agile throughout the day. Kindergartners enjoy a well- designed toddler pool and playpen. There is also a provision for students to play indoor games like table tennis, carrom, and chess. In addition, a skating rink has been designed for the students to train in roller-skating. Martial arts and Yoga are a part of the daily activities as they exercise the body and relax the mind.
Delhi International School also has a world-class
Delhi International School constantly strives to improve the infrastructure and academic standards of the institution and seeks to deliver the best to the student community. Students are encouraged to participate in various games and sports that are based on co-ordination, teamwork, game plan and strategy. The students learn to play within the set rules and understand their role in the team and the importance of their respective positions. Ample measures are taken to facilitate the participation of talented students in various games at various levels of expertise so that they shine and win laurels.
“Music is the universal language of mankind’’
Music education greatly enhances students' understanding and achievement in non-musical subjects. At DIS, we understand that the earlier a child comes to grip with music, the more the brain growth will be influenced. We understand that children’s behavioral patterns regarding cooperation, collaboration, and group effort skills improve through musical exposure, effectively done through rhythmic activities. It sets them up for life. Exposing young children to a variety of instruments, choral arrangements, and styles of music enhances their educational experience and fosters their academic, social, and emotional growth. At DIS Music is seen as a vehicle to total learning processes. Specifically, it displays how music is used to help children understand the concepts of listening to and following directions. Music can help teach the concepts in almost any culture. Music encourages self-expression and creativity in young children.
“While I dance I cannot judge, I cannot hate, I cannot separate myself from life. I can only be joyful and whole.”
- Hans Bos
Research shows that dancing boosts a child's self-esteem. Dancing makes children feel good and help them gain confidence in their own abilities thereby benefiting the child's education. More comprehensively, education in the art of dance develops kinesthetic and spatial learning as well as intra and interpersonal skills. Dance classes at DIS, enable children gain the benefits of exercising. They also teach the students coordination, balance, flexibility, stamina, stability, memory and discipline.Dance is simply the refinement of human movement - walking, running, and jumping. We are all experts. There should be no art form more accessible than dance, yet no art is more mystifying in the public imagination.
“Come in !Tinker ; Test ; Play ; Create ; Deconstruct ,Rebuild …."
The objective of Atal Tinkering Lab is to foster curiosity, creativity, and imagination in young minds and inculcate skills such as design mindset, computational thinking, adaptive learning, physical computing etc. Children at DIS get a chance to work with tools like 3D printer and other tinkering equipment to understand the what, why and how aspects of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). DIS firmly believes in giving a strong foundation to nurture young minds to become innovators of tomorrow. DIS offers Robotics as an integrated subject for grades VI to X. STEM education is essential in preparing students for today’s world of non-stop innovation. Through the integrated Robotics curriculum, students will learn more than just programming. They will cultivate skills such as leadership, team work and interacting with different technological platforms. The practical sessions will focus on understanding simple machines, microcontrollers, sensor interfacing, programming and the mechanical Design of a robot.
Students are engaged into the learning process using hands-on robotics activities platforms to instill scientific temperament and foster innovation & creativity. The hands-on activity designed are in-line with NCERT National Curriculum Framework. The Tinkering lab at DIS teaches students essential 21st-century skills which help them develop their professional and personal skills.