(CLASS VI to VIII)
Middle school programme of DIS is structured to meet children’s varied intellectual and developmental needs. This programme builds on concepts and skills learnt in the junior school. This curriculum ensures progression and continuity across various stages of learning in the school, and incorporates continuous evaluation and review of children’s performance.
The main aims of this programme are the development of various skills related to writing, reading, reflecting, critical thinking, public speaking, fostering initiative among students and a desire to acquire knowledge. Apart from Academic subjects; Art, Music, Dance, Yoga, Computer studies are integrated into the mainstream curriculum and are further strengthened as optional co-curricular activities. Personal, social and health education help students to address their age specific interests and concerns, builds awareness and promotes compassionate and ethical conduct. Through various activities like class- assemblies and inter-house cultural and sports competitions, children take up the role of responsibility along with developing healthy competition and team spirit. Community service is offered through school initiated programmes to enhance the feeling of being a local and a global citizen.