Exercises of Practical Life : For the development of fine motor skills, the children perform activities related to the refinement of physical and motor movements like - watering and care of plants, clothespin clamping, folding napkins, handling of dressing frames etc. Favourite activities include drawing, colouring and Craft. Yoga, Dance and Games help in the development of gross motor skills.
Sense-rial Activities : Develop and sharpen his senses like Gustatory, Tactile, Chromatic and Dimensional sense through intelligent exploration of material world.
Mathematical Ability : Helps in the understanding of number and its application in arithmetical operations aided by Montessori apparatus like geometrical solids, shapes, abacus, sandpaper numbers and number rods.
Language Development: Oral activities like story telling sessions, rhymes and conversation develop the consciousness of the spoken language which is composed of various sounds.
To encourage talent of all kinds and stretch the capacity of each individual, the work and activities are divided underfour headings.
C) Physical Activities
B) Creative Activities
D) Training in responsible behaviour.
ACADEMIC WORK :- School is organised into three sections.
i) Nursery Section (L.KG. and U.KG.) : Learning while playing is the sole motto of this section. Using innovative teaching methods, children are taught reading, writing and number work.
ii) Junior Section (Std. I - V): This is organised as a separate preparatory school with its own self contained building and ground. The basic tools of learning are reading and writing. Therefore, more stress is given on teaching of languages both Hindi & English and Number Work, so that they can comprehend the materials common in business and higher education and can assimilate whatever they learn. Computer training is given to students from Std. Ml onwards.
iii) Senior Section (Std. VI - XII): In this section more stress is given on Science and Mathematics which are the stepping stones to higher learning and professional courses such as Engineering, Computer Science, Medicine and Commerce.
The library and laboratories are well equipped with sufficient modern instruments so that each student can carry out experiments independently. Various vocational training courses will be undertaken in the nearfuture.
Creative activities are usually group activities. They serve to channelise emotional and physical energy of the children. They also provide preliminary training in some of the vocations in which the children are likely to specialize in future. These activities also satisfy the natural instinct in man for creation, thus helping in natural growth.
The school offers a wide range of activities:
MUSIC, ART and CRAFT: Painting, Needle Work, Dance, Singing, Instrumental music.
OTHER HOBBIES : Flower arrangement, Gardening, Rangoli, Repair of Electrical Gadgets, Claymodelling, etc.
- KARATE, YOGA and NCC.
In addition to these hobbies, there are organised groups engaged in cultural activities.
ii)Social service club
iii) Environmental Study Club
NATURE & CULTURE
Kalavati Udyan is a new addition to the beauty of "Dhanbad Public School". The lush green open space, a pool of water, variety of trees and flowers and a hut depicting "Mini Jharkhand" together create among the students, a concern for plants and rich cultural heritage of Jharkhand State.
These are absolutely necessary for the healthy development of students. Table-Tennis, Badminton, Basketball, Handball, Football are among the team games provided. The facilities for Roller Skating and Swimming have also been provided.
The Children have to learn and acquire skills in athletics and physical training. Participation in physical activities is compulsory except for children exempted on grounds of health.
The school has ample place for these activities. There is also provision for taking children for trekking and hiking.
TRAINING IN RESPONSIBLE BEHAVIOUR
The school is so arranged that children, who have an aptitude for leadership, get an opportunity to learn, to take up and carry out responsibilities efficiently. A healthy respect for rules and habit of cooperation is developed, so as to make the children realise that no real freedom is possible without discipline and co-operation.