Upper Primary Section
English, Hindi and Math
SUBJECTS Offered in Primary:
The school is so structured that the Primary Section (classes I-V), evolves into the Upper Primary Section (classes VI-VIII), which in turn matures into the Secondary and Senior Section (classes IX-XII).
The curriculum encourages students to develop an understanding of key concepts. In the curriculum, at this level, concepts are represented by different examples that share common attributes. In this way, a sound base is built to equip them with appropriate attitude and skills.
The teaching is project based, activity oriented and content centric. Theme teaching is in practice to promote cross curriculum understanding.
The following are the subjects offered by the DPS Aligarh:-
- Language i (English)
- Language ii (Hindi)
- Language iii ( Sanskrit/ French / Urdu)
- Social Sciences
- Computer or any one optional subject (G.K., value education, art & craft, performing art, etc.)
Internal Assessment in the following subjects is done on the basis of the grades of a five-point scale (i.e. A, B, C, D and E)
Evaluation of academic subjects in classes VI to VIII is done both through Formative and Summative Assessment. Formative Assessments are spread through the year and the Summatives are conducted at the end of each term i.e. September and March.
The students undergo the CCE spread over two terms, one from April to September and the second from October to March. The Formative Assessment is a part of school based assessment and Summative Assessment at the end of each term.
These students are assessed by the school as per the strengthened CCE Scheme as described above for class IX and class X for two terms. At the end of the academic year, students are issued the CCE certificate by the CBSE.
The school offers a wide range of academic choices: Humanities, Commerce, Science subjects in XI & XII.
- Science: English Core, Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Mathematics, Physical Education
- Commerce: English Core, Accountancy, Business Studies, Economics, Mathematics / Physical Education
- Humanities: English Core, History, Economics, Geography, Physical Education