Life At DIS.

Classrooms

Air-conditioned and heated classrooms, are complete with networked computers. The interactive flat panel, and displays are newly installed in the classrooms. It is a leading educational interactive flat panel which is a highly effective collaborative device to facilitate classroom teaching and digital learning.

 

Shaded Active and Passive Play Areas 

An outdoor seating area protected by heavy shade cloth. For quiet activities during playtimes.

 

Learning Lounge

A facility for one to one tutoring of students with reading difficulties. 

 

Reading Area

A comfortable reading area that provides an ideal atmosphere for DIS students to read, encouraging development and practice of this essential skill.

 

Libraries (Knowledge Support Center)

The school boasts of two well-stocked libraries with an impressive index of titles, covering fiction and non-fiction, periodicals, magazines, and newspapers. Students are encouraged to make full use of these facilities in order to inculcate a love for books and the habit of reading from an early age. Internet facilities are available for research and study. The libraries are managed by highly qualified personnel and have thousands of age-appropriate books.

 

DIS libraries containing learning and teaching resources that are available for all students. The school libraries also known as the Knowledge Support Center (KSC) provides variety of interactive teaching resources.

 

Children are encouraged to borrow books weekly. All classes have access to the library collection from the database on classroom computers. Students may use the library computers for research purposes during lessons and when the library is open.

 

Our Library is open at lunchtime twice a week for students to visit for quiet reading/activities.

 

DIS Centre 

A dedicated facility for outside school hours care of students.

 

THE HEART OF CREATIVITY

 

Art Education Studios

Drawing out the artist in everyone, DIS art rooms are feature of our main building. They ‘re equipped with, art tables and a broad range of equipment for creating visual art works. The multi-purpose studios  provide  safe access to materials and tools for drawing, painting, printmaking, fibers, sculpture, photography, ceramics and electronic art. Two storage areas, and student lounge are located off of the multi-purpose studios. There are large display areas throughout the studios. DIS encourages artists to grow, explore, learn together and create art that is personal and relevant. 

 

Kindergarten Activity Rooms

These well-equipped and spacious rooms provide a wide variety of resources aimed at stimulating the interest of young students during recreation as well as during specific class activities.

 

Outdoor Kindergarten Play Area

A separate and secure covered play area is used by our younger students. Soft play areas and equipment’s provide a variety of activities and opportunities for exploration.

 

Kindergarten Learning Centre

Learning centers focus on selected activities that allow students to create things through hands-on activities and open end instructions. Activities help to improve thinking processes, core thinking skills necessary for learning, problem-solving skills while children have fun learning experiences.

Prayer Rooms

Separate prayer rooms for the students and staff.

 

Sports Facilities

1)    Indoor Games Area

2)    AstroTurf

3)    Soccer playground

4)    Synthetic courts for Badminton, Basketball

5)    Volleyball  

 

Cafeteria

The School Cafeteria offers healthy snacks and beverages at affordable prices. Strict hygiene standards are maintained at all times and students are encouraged to develop healthy eating habits.

  

Science Laboratories

To provide hands-on practical experience to our students, excellent equipment’s and facilities are provided in separate laboratories for Chemistry, Biology and Home Science in accordance with the American curriculum.

DIS laboratories are well equipped for the purpose of enhancing practical applications, demonstrations and experimentation.

 

Virtual reality lab

DIS First Virtual Reality Lab provides experimental environments for simulation, augmentation, and 3D interaction he. DIS lab provides technologies to realize mobile augmented reality systems.

 

DIS lab has a large-scale simulation environment that allows life-sized interaction with computer simulations and full-body motion capturing.

 

Arduino Science Kit Physics Lab

DIS first Arduino Education Science Kit Physics Lab provides middle schoolers with a hands-on experience, enabling them to explore forces, motion, and conductivity with their classmates. 

Students can make their own hypothesis like a real scientist, then check their assumptions, and log data using digital notebook for conducting and documenting science experiments using the unique capabilities of their own devices.

 

Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

DIS has two ICT labs and all computers are equipped with multimedia kits and interconnected nodes with internet facilities. Technology is used to make teaching and learning meaningful and fun. ICT is well integrated into all subject areas and all classrooms are equipped with PCs.  New technology tools like Interactive Panel boards are used for visualizing and modelling, especially in the Sciences. 

 

Recording Studio

DIS first Recording Studio is a fully comprehensive suite ideal for pre-production, mixing, tracking and mastering. It is equipped with HD system, an extensive collection of software plugins and state-of-the-art PMC monitoring options, and an array of professional creating tools.

The control room has acoustically adjustable live room, which allows engineers to record multiple musicians at the same time, maintaining full sound isolation between instruments to suit any session’s demands. 

 

Music Room

Our fully equipped music room at DIS provides the perfect setting for students to develop their music talents or just simply rock out. 

Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, you have access to the music room on a daily basis to practice alone or with others. There are a range of instruments and equipment’s on offer, but you are also welcome to bring your own instruments too. DIS music rooms to support music and singing are available.

 

 

Internal Media Studio

DIS First Media Studio is more than a blog or a webpage. It’s a place for students to share their stories and define what makes them tick. An internal Studio is a place to engage with their tribes and allow them to engage with each other. Perhaps most importantly, it’s a place where purpose is communicated on an ongoing basis. It also provides an opportunity for DIS staff and students to develop, and contribute in ways they cannot with a static intranet site. DIS media Studio is also more robust and engaging than a simple intranet. It invites participation, and it can provide a multimedia platform where students videos, podcasts, notes and other content will be shared. DIS also uses the Studio to share photos of students getting checks for submitting ideas that will be implemented to support our values, as part of our Ideas Matter program .

 

Swimming Pool

Whether you are swimming for leisure, fitness or entertaining the kids, DIS extensive pool facilities meet and exceed all of your expectations. We have a great team of Lifeguards on hand to make sure your session is as enjoyable and safe as possible. If you’d like to learn to swim, or want to improve your strokes, DIS Swim School is ideal for that. Teaching children how to swim and gain love and respect for water, with qualified swimming teachers and lifeguards on hand at all times. Your children are in safe hands on our Swimming lessons for Adults and Children.


Security System

Safety and security of our students are our priority in school. In order to provide a secure environment for our students, the school has taken the initiative to install cameras around the school campus to ensure safety at all times.

 

 

Medical Care

The school has a well-equipped medical dispensary manned by a full-time, qualified Nurse and a doctor all week round. All cases of injury or illness receive medical attention; wherever specialized medical aid is required; emergency transport is available to take a student to hospital. All students receive regular medical examinations . Students undergo regular growth assessments medical check-ups, and a health record is maintained for each student.