DPS Ludhiana is affiliated to CBSE, New Delhi. The curriculum followed in junior and senior classes is based on NCERT guidelines, albeit with several innovations which are introduced after much research and study.
Till class III the curriculum is theme-based. The idea behind this is to seamlessly integrate various subjects with a common thread which links them to practical aspect of life. This gives our students a holistic view and allows them to apply knowledge and correlate various subjects to real-life situations.
From Class VI formal subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Political Science are introduced. NCERT books are followed in school but the methodology of delivery is unique which has been developed in consultation with leading experts. Lessons are planned so that students get to learn their subjects in a practical manner with a plethora of projects and activities.
From Class IX, along with intensive studies, career orientation is introduced so that students can decide their future study options.
We have also integrated certain programmes that include some important facets of education otherwise ignored these days. These include the Read Programme, SL&LP (Students Leadership and Life Skills Programme) and Financial Literacy Programme. Since we realize the importance of reading and writing in this digital age, the students are encouraged to read books and articulate their ideas impressively.
Read Programme:- Our school’s zeal for good old reading continues unabated through the ‘Read Programme’ under which the entire school including the visitors reads silently during a specific period every Monday.
SL and LP:-Students Leadership and Life Skills Programme employs S4D technique i.e sports for Development.
It refers to the intentional use of sport, physical activity and play to attain specific development objectives such as life skills. Socio emotional skills are transformative and they help make the children good communicators and co-operative members of a team.
Takshila Educational Society collaborated with Magic Bus India Foundation to launch this educational programme. It involves creating an experience which is joyful and safe through a mentor who facilitates learning.
Financial Literacy Programme
Financial literacy and discipline are imperative in this age of global work culture . To ensure that our students are well versed in the principles of prudent money management, we have started Financial literacy Programme for classes VIII to X. Beginning with the rudiments in class VIII , the programme graduates to the advanced study of the financial literacy in class X.