Welcome To Doon World School
About Doon World School
Learning at the School is designed to be an enjoyable experience for children, thus making them want to come to School even when they don't have to. By increasing student interest, by making learning fun but meaningful, we lay the foundation for developing a lifelong interest in learning. Provide a learning environment that encourages children to bring out the best in themselves and which supports their all-round
The school also organizes such activities along with the regular curriculum of the academics . This not only enhances the all around development of the child at an early age but also creates the interest in him/her to carry on these activities in later years, even after learning school.
INTER HOUSE POSTER MAKING COMPETITION
Inter House Poster Making Competition was held in school on 18th November '17 as part of co-curricular activities, each of the four Houses were assigned a different topic. The students used all their drawing and colouring skills to make their respective house a winner. The topic were:-
(i) Save a girl child
(ii) Save Earth
(iv) Save Environment
The RUBY house won the competition with their brilliant poster on the topic Save Earth, the Emerald house stood second with the topic Save the Girl Child and the Sapphire house bagged the third position with their poster on Save Environment.
"Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self to the self." - Bhagavad Gita
This beautiful and insightful piece of wisdom can help us understand the importance of yoga in life, and more so in adolescence when a child's all-round development -- physical, emotional and social -- begins.
INTER HOUSE DOHA COMPETITION
INTER HOUSE DOHA COMPETITION
The Inter house doha competition was held on 15th July 2017. The four houses prepared dohas of one Poet each as follows:
1. Emerald : Rahim Das
2. Topaz : Tulsidas
3. Ruby: Vrind
4. Sapphire: Kabirdas
The dohas were sung to music & their meaning were also explained to the audience by the participating team. It was a keenly contested event in which Emerald house emerge the winner.
SKIT ON IMPORTANCE OF CELEBRATIONS
SKIT ON IMPORTANCE OF CELEBRATIONS
The children of Class V presented a skit on the importance of celebrating various occasions in life. It focused on the fact that in this age of Social Media, celebrations are very important because they bring people together physically, rather only on the internet. The skit was thoroughly enjoyed by everyone.
INTER CLASS ENGLISH GROUP POETRY RECITATION COMPETITION
INTER CLASS ENGLISH GROUP POETRY RECITATION COMPETITION :
The Inter Class English Group Poetry Recitation Competition was held on 6th May 2017. Classes competed in two categories i.e I-V (Junior Group) VI-IX (Senior Group). The children recited well known poems like " The Bazaars of Hyderabad", "Old Macdonald had a farm" etc. The competition was keenly contested & the results were as follows:
Junior Group- 1st - Class I 2nd- Class II
Senior Group- 1st - Class VII 2nd- Class VIII
Dussehra was celebrated in the school on Thursday, 28th September 2017 several children of different classes came dressed as different Ramayana characters like Rama, Sita, Lakshmana, and Ravana in the spirit of the festival. The grand finale of the celebration was the traditional burning of an effigy of Ravana made by the teachers and children. The effigy went up in flames signifying the victory of Good over Evil, and the event was greeted by the thunderous applause from everyone.
FANCY DRESS COMPETITION
A Fancy Dress Competition was held for the children of LKG and UKG on 11th October,2017. The children came dressed as traffic police men, mobile phones, policemen, princess, bride and groom pairs, doctors, housewives etc. The parents pit in a lot of effort into dressing up the children, and the show was a huge success..
COW APPRECIATION WEEK
Cow Appreciation Week
The children of the Pre-Primary section visited a dairy on 27th October 2017 as part of the observance of the Cow Appreciation Week. They were shown cows, buffaloes and calves, and also the process of milking a cow. Body parts of the cow like the hooves, udders and horns etc. were also pointed out to them.
During the week, the children also coloured and drew on cut-outs of cows and buffaloes.
The children of class IV upwards ran a marathon race on a road route of distance 1.3 kms in the residential area near the school on 3rd November, 2017. The result were as follows:
I- Prithvi Raj Dasauni - IX
II- Gunmeet Singh - IX
III-Uday Rajpal- VI
I- Priyamvada Thapliyal - VI
II- Zeenat Mirza- IX
III- Akruti Khare - VIII
GURU NANAK JAYANTI CELEBRATION
CHILDREN'S DAY CELEBRATION
A day marking childhood, Children's Day celebration focus on children and their enjoyment. Educational institutions mark the occasion as a grand fiesta.
At DWS , Children's Day is commemorated with immense delight, enthusiasm and magnificence every year. The celebration started with a special assembly in the morning. It was full of sweet surprises and great fun as all teachers were dressed up like their students on this occasion. It was a pleasant change for the students to have teachers on stage conducting the assembly and entertaining them. Teachers too jumped at the opportunity and put up a great show.
The children were overwhelmed with the entire effort. They cheered their teachers on as they saw them on stage, they laughed boisterously at their jokes and they applauded the dance performances.
4th ANNUAL SPORTS DAY CELEBRATION
Doon World School celebrated its 4th Annual Sports Day on 11th November. Mr. Ashok Kumar, ADG police (Law & Order) graced the occasion as a Chief Guest.
The other Guests of Honour present were Mr. Sanjay Gupta, the President of the Doon Hotel Owners' Association, Mr. Dhirender Panwar, O.S.D to the C.M of Uttarakhand, and Mr. Sunil Uniyal Gama leader of the B.J.P.
The programme was opened by senior girls with a Bharatnatyam dance. Various kinds of P.T displays, fun races, a pyramids show and a karate show were pot up.
The programme was thoroughly enjoyed by everyone
VISIT TO MAHARANA PRATAP SPORTS COLLEGE AND RAJIV GANDHI INTERNATIONAL CRICKET STADIUM, DEHRADUN
The students of pre-primary wing visited Maharana Pratap Sports college on 17th Nov'17.
The young kids visited different facilities like the Hockey Pavilion and Athletic tracks. They also visited the International Cricket Stadium which has a capacity of 25,000 spectators. The future sports stars showed their skills with balls and took a step further to make a name for themselves in the world of sports..
RHYMES RECITATION COMPETITION
A Rhymes Recitation competition was held for Kindergarten students on Friday,24th Nov'17. The little stars of the school twinkled brilliantly on the stage. They sang and danced on different rhymes. It was delightful to watch the young stars performing so well on the stage. Their knowledge of notes of musical instruments and steps of dance was amazing.
PAINTING COMPETITION: COMMUNAL HARMONY WEEK
A drawing and painting competition was held in School on Saturday, 25th Nov'17 to commemorate the Communal Harmony week. The event was organised by the courtesy of the Dehradun Police.
The students gave message of peace and harmony among people through their beautiful paintings. Insiya Zehra's (class VII) painting was adjudged as the best and was awarded a cash prize of Rs.1000/-.
Vocabulary week was observed in the school from 20th Nov to 25th Nov. Different activities were held during the week with a view to building up the vocabulary skills of the students. The concerned faculties delivered teachers' talk in the morning assembly. On 25th November a Vocabulary Quiz was held . The English faculties of the school asked questions related to pronunciation, meaning and spellings of different words of English language. The passion of students for learning new words and building up good vocabulary skills was commendable.
FANCY DRESS COMPETITION
Students of Kindergarten sprinkled vibrant colours and gaiety on the stage when they participated in the Fancy dress competition as part of co-curricular activities on Friday, 1st December 2017. The theme of competition for Play Group was 'jungle' for LKG it was 'sportsperson' and for UKG it was 'electronic gadgets'. The young kids were guised splendidly according to the roles given to them. They presented themselves and performed on the stage with lot of confidence.
VISIT TO FIRE STATION
The children of the pre primary section visited the Dehradun Fire Station at Gandhi Road on Monday, 4th Sept '17. The fire personnel gave them age appropriate inputs about fire fighting including the process of communication in the event of a fire accident. They were shown the fire engines and also got a chance to hold and operate the fire hoses and showers, and were delighted by it.
INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION
The school celebrated 71st Independence Day with great nationalistic fervor. The traditional unfurling of the National Tricolor and singling of the National Anthem was followed by a cultural programme which included an Inter House Patriotic Song Competition and two dances to patriotic songs by the pre-primary and senior students. The head boy and head girl also spoke about freedom and the Indian National movement to the whole school.
"Gokul mein jo karein niwas,
Gopiyon sang jo rachain raas
devaki, Yashodha jinki maiya
Aise hain Krishan Kanahiya"
Janmashtami is an annual celebration of the birth of the Hindu deity Lord Krishna, the eighth, human incarnation of Lord Vishnu.
Pre-primary students of Doon World School celebrated the festival with great devotion and enthusiasm in the school. The celebration commenced with a speech to enlighten the students about the festival. It was followed by a dance performance by UKG. Teachers told the children about the importance and relevance of Lord Krishna's teaching in our daily life. The celebration was thoroughly enjoyed by both students and teachers.
SCHOOL PICNIC 😎😎
SCHOOL IS OUT! SCREAM & SHOUT...👬
Among the delights of Summer were picnics to the woods. An adventurous picnic to Camp Song Brook, Maldevta where children enjoyed trekking, crossing Burma bridge etc. with delicious eatables, melodious song and dance it was enjoyable trip for our little champs..
TV 100 Education Excellence Awards 2016
At a glittering function held by TV100 on 3rd Aug '17 in hotel Solitaire Doon World School were the proud winners of the award for being " Best Emerging CBSE School" in Dehradun. It was a proud moment for the school when the Chairman Mr. Mandeep Dang and Principal Mr. Rajiv Nagalia received the award from the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Mr. Trivendra Singh Rawat. The function was well attended by representatives of leading schools, colleges, and universities of Dehradun and was followed by a grand dinner for all the awardees.
Recreational Sandpit Party
Children of the Pre primary section had a recreational Sandpit party in the school on 15th July 2016. Other than playing in the sand they also filled sands in molds of animals, toys etc.
POOL PARTY ☺️☺️
A 'Pool Party' was arranged for tiny tots of DWS.
The day was spiced up with lots of fun when the tiny tots were splendidly dressed up in colourful swimming costume for pool party. The children enthusiastically participated with their toys and thoroughly enjoyed to the fullest by splashing water and dancing. :-)
The week starting from Monday,31st July 2017 was observed as a Maths week in school. The senior maths teacher gave a talk to the children during assembly on the importance of maths in day to day life. The children of class VII also presented a skit on the same theme during assembly. All the classes starting from Play group visited the Maths lab during the week and were explained age appropriate mathematical concept by their teachers.
MOCK ELECTIONS FOR THE PREFECTORIAL BOARD: Thursday, 20th July, 2017
"A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people." - John F. Kennedy
Being proud citizens of the world's largest democracy, we enjoy the Right to Vote, thereby electing our own government. This gives us a sense of responsibility and boosts our confidence.
In order to make our small children learn to elect their representatives and develop a sense of responsibility towards the school, the school conducted a MOCK ELECTIONS for classes IV-IX for the PREFECTORIAL BODY of the school.The staff also voted in the election.The elections made the children aware about election canvassing, electoral list, ballot paper,secret ballot, marking with indelible ink, valid and invalid votes. The procedure followed was identical to the one followed in civic elections in the country.
A VISIT TO GPO
The children of Pre - primary section visited General Post Office of Dehradun on 28th April 2017. They were taken around the building & shown the speed post, parceling, dispatch & philately section etc.
The GPO also very kindly served refreshment to both the students & teachers. The trip was thoroughly enjoyed by the students. :-) :-)
PERSONAL HYGIENE WEEK
PERSONAL HYGIENE WEEK
The week starting on 24th July 2017 was observed as Personal Hygiene Week by the pre- primary section of the school. Activities were conducted to explain the Importance of personal cleanliness which included the brushing of teeth, use of handkerchief & wearing clean clothes. Children were also taught the rudiments of table manners.
HEALTH CHECKUP CAMP
“Healthy mind lives in healthy body”
A health check up camp was organized by the School on Sunday, 30th April 2017 for the entire school, including all the teachers. Dr. Kshitij Jayal, MD and a team of doctors lead by him conducted this camp. Other than a general medical examination for all they also addressed specific medical issues of children & teachers. Its main purpose was to maintain good health in students. A health record was maintained for each student. This helps parents in understanding the health of their ward.
INTER HOUSE HINDI ONE ACT PLAY COMPETITION:
The Inter House Hindi One Act Play competition was held on Saturday,29th July 2017. The four houses put up plays of approximately 15 to 20 minutes each. The plays were light situational comedies and political and social satires. The performance were of a very high level with the children demonstrating tremendous acting talent. Ruby house stood first in the competition...
VISIT TO WADIA INSTITUTE OF HIMALAYAN GEOLOGY
VISIT TO WADIA INSTITUTE OF HIMALAYAN GEOLOGY
The children of classes V,VI,VII & IX visited to the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology on 21st July 2017. The children visited the Institute museum & lab where they saw specimens of fossils, rare plants & a seismograph etc. They learnt that the seismograph was recording seismic data sent by seismometers of the Institute buried deep in the ground. The visit was a very informative & interesting one.
Fire Drill For Children
The fire department of Uttarakhand Police conducted a FIRE DRILL for children of classes III to VIII on 20th July 2016. The programme started with a talk on different kinds of Fire extinguishers used to extinguish them. This was followed by a controlled fire by using the fire extinguishers of the school and also water jets from the fire tender brought by the officers. The talk and especially the Fire fighting demonstration evoked keen interest from the children who posed various questions to the fire fighting personnel throughout the drill.
Sambhalpuri Folk Dance By Sambhalpuri Kala Parishad
A Sambhalpuri folk dance troupe performed in the School on 6th October'17 under the aegis of SPIC MACAY . They gave scintillating dance performance, which drew spontaneous applause from the entire audience. The leader of the troupe gave a lot of information to the children about the musical instruments and costumes of the various dance forms that were performed. We hope to have many more such cultural shows in the school in tandem with SPIC MACAY.
INTER HOUSE RANGOLI COMPETITION
The Inter House Rangoli Competition was celebrated on Tuesday,17th October 2017,with Diwali as the theme. The children were so enthusiastic about the event, that they made rangolis not just for the competition but in their classrooms also. They splashed colours allover the school, creating a festive atmosphere in keeping with the season. The competition was a grand success.
FLOWER ARRANGEMENT ACTIVITY
Creating flower arrangments with children is a great way to introduce them to the wonders of nature while helping to build their creative abilities!
The children of pre primary section of the school on 15th Nov'17 enjoyed the activity very much and there was a riot of colours on the campus. :-)
VACCINATION AGAINST MEASLES AND RUBELLA VIRUS
A vaccination camp was held in school against Measles and Rubella virus on Saturday, 2nd Dec'17. The camp was organized by the state health department and was supported by the world Health Organization. The big turn out of parents along with their children was an evidence of the increasing health awareness among people from cross section of society. There were teams from State health department as well as from the World Health Organization. The school staff and the parents extended their active support in making the camp a successful event.
HEALTHY EATING WEEK
Healthy Eating week was observed in School from 4th Dec to 9th Dec'17 with a view to create awareness among the students about healthy eating habits. During the week the children brought healthy tiffin. They were told about the nutritious values of different eatables. There was a Healthy Tiffin contest on 6th December for the students of LKG & UKG. The Principal judged the contest and the winners were felicitated
The DWS students presented the Nativity of Jesus in a graceful manner on 23rd December in the school auditorium. The Kindergarten children dressed in sparkling colourful costumes, presented dances. The students also sang carols. Santa Claus distributed sweets and gifts among the children. Capt. Alok Shekhar Tiwari, Addl. Secretary, ministry of Education, Uttarakhand was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Mr. R. C. Lohani was present as Guest of honour. The first issue of the school newsletter DWS Highlights was also released on the occasion.
Art And Craft Exhibition
A grand Art & Craft exhibition was organized on Saturday 23 December on the theme ‘Unity in Diversity’. The students and the teachers displayed the characteristic features – important buildings, monuments, life style, and cuisines of different states. Huge multitudes of visitors appreciated the models and traditional craft and cuisine of Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Punjab. But the centre of attraction was the home state Uttarakhand. Models of Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, Yamunotri, Hemkund Sahib and Nandadevi Raj jat along with Garhwali food grains, vegetables, fruits and ornaments mesmerized the visitors. The Kindergarten section exhibited models, wall hangings, origami art etc. on the theme ‘Best out of Waste’.
VISIT TO THE ZOO
A visit to a zoo provides a brilliant learning opportunity to the students. The kindergarten students visited the Malsi Deer Park, Dehradun on Thursday, December 28. It was part of the scheduled activities for the year. The children first visited the aviary where they saw parakeets, ostriches, emus and other birds from across the globe. They were excited to see the crocodiles resting and enjoying the sun. They also saw leopards and other wild animals. It was a thrilling experience for the young kids who watched different birds and animals for the first time in their life. There was wonder and amazement in the students’ eyes as they saw an animal for the first time. Their faces lighted up and their smiles came alive as they pointed to each animal in excitement.
The Republic Day Celebration
The 69th Republic Day of India was celebrated with great patriotic fervour and feelings. The celebration started with unfurling of the National Flag by the school Principal. It was followed by presentations of patriotic songs,dances and speeches by the students. A wonderful P.T drill was also performed. Addressing the students and the staff on the occasion, the Principal made an appeal to all, to work in solidarity to achieve the goal of nation building. A severe cold wave could not affect the enthusiasm and patriotic mood of the students. Even the youngest of the students attended the celebration and made their energetic presence felt with their presentations. Sweets were distributed among the students and the staff.
RED COLOUR DAY
Red Colour Day was celebrated on 30th January,2018 by the pre-primary wing of the school.The young kids were all in red dress. On this occasion a Red colour activity was held. The students coloured the drawings of some red fruits like strawberry,apple and pomegranate. The activity area was decorated with red coloured balloons. The children brought red coloured fruit from their home. The teachers prepared fruit chaat and served to the students. The teachers told the students benefits of red coloured fruit.
VISIT TO REGIONAL SCIENCE CENTRE
On 10th Feb' 2018, the children of classes IV to IX went to the Regional Science Centre situated at Jhajhra. Before entering the centre, the children saw a working model of a simple camera, sympathetic sensing and a gravity chair in the park. In the centre they saw a display that demonstrated the new frontiers of technology such as the world's largest molecule, a remote controlled car and an image processor. They learnt about ten peaks of the Himalayas and then saw a 3 D movie about Global Warming and its effects.
WORKSHOP ON EFFECTIVE CLASS MANAGEMENT
A workshop on 'how to effectively manage a classroom' was held in school on Sunday,11th February, 2018 by courtesy of Oxford University Press. The resource person Mrs. Madhu Sharma gave the teachers several tips to manage their classrooms effectively and efficiently. The teachers learnt different things related to classroom management by performing different tasks. The resource person told them how to prepare themselves for future challenges in the field of teaching.
INTER SCHOOL BADMINTON CHAMPIONSHIP
The DWS students, girls in particular, made their presence felt at the PPSA Interschool Badminton Championship held at the Cambrian Hall School. The girls won both their initial matches against the host school. In the second round Priyamvada Thapliyal and Vanshika Sharma out classed their rivals and made it to the semifinals. It is worth mentioning that it was the first ever exposure of the school to a big sports event.
SILVER ZONE MATHS & SCIENCE OLYMPIAD
The DWS students fared brilliantly well at the Silver Zone Foundation Science & Maths Olympiad. Abhinav Semwal of class I, Vaibhav Rawat of class IV, Dhairya Pant of class VI and Sanchit Gusain of class VIII were awarded with gold medals for their brilliant performance in Science Olympiad. Arpit Nautiyal of class II bagged the silver medal. Similarly Abhinav Semwal of class I and Ayushman Rana of class II bagged gold medals in Maths Olympiad. Subuhi Naqvi of class I won silver and Ayush Bhatt of class I was awarded bronze medal in Maths Olympiad.The achievers were felicitated in the morning assembly.
VISIT TO BUDDHA TEMPLE
The Pre primary wing of DWS visited the famous Buddha Temple on 22nd February 2018. They were escorted by the teachers of their wing. It was an opportunity for the kids to learn about Lord Buddha and his teachings. The students were very happy to see the different statues erected there as well as the imposing view of the temple. They enjoyed playing in the beautiful green lawns and had their lunch there. It was a great experience for the children.
KINDERGARTEN STAGE SHOW
The students of Kindergarten put up a grand stage show when they presented the activities they learnt during the session. First the students of UKG presented English and Hindi songs. They also presented an English play ‘Goldilocks & the Three Bears’. A Hindi story was also presented by them. Then it was the turn of the students of LKG who presented a couple of English songs, ‘Give me a Bell to Ring’ and ‘God’s Love’. The youngest kids of Play Group presented the rhyme ‘Up in the Sky’ and the Hindi song ‘Hum honge kaamyab’. Finally the students of UKG and LKG mesmerized the audience with their breathtaking Marathi dance presentation. The principal appreciated the efforts and hard work of the students and the teachers.