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.
"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.
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. :-)