The school is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE), New Delhi, (Affiliation Number 6330007 till AY 2021) prepares students for the All India Senior School Certificate Examinations (Grade XII).
The curriculum is designed keeping in mind the latest educational trends and techniques and offers a wide variety of practical application avenues that makes it both challenging and rewarding. As a quality school, our aim is to develop in each of its students the spark to achieve excellence and realize their full potential in an environment favouring encouragement and acceptance.
Schooling commences with the first two years of Kindergarten. At this stage, the child is initiated into schooling through fun- filled activities and child-oriented methods of learning resulting in the development of basic cognitive and motor skills. While the emphasis is laid on gently preparing the child for literacy and numerals, phonic methods and well-graded writing patterns follow a comprehensive foundation-building programmer. Multimedia, Puppet Theatre, Music, Games, Story sessions, Art & Craft, etc. provide hours of learning through exploration, experimentation, and fun. The transition from home to school is made smoother by a team of qualified, competent, and caring teachers in an environment that is healthy, happy, and secure.
The Primary School consists of Grades 1 to 5. Here the emphasis is on concept formation, reasoning skills, problem-solving and creative thinking. The Primary level builds interest in exploration and places an emphasis on acquiring sound language skills, clarity of concepts, and an understanding of scientific principles. The children acquire the building blocks of scholarship, good study habits, and a love for learning.
Students become involved in a formal and comprehensive programmer in Grades 6 to 8, which constitute the Middle School. They immerse themselves in the accelerated process of learning. The child is given an in-depth knowledge of the subjects studied at the Primary level. Emphasis is laid on scientific techniques and a scientific approach to learning. Children are encouraged to be curious and analytical and are prepared to accept additional challenges.
Secondary and Senior Secondary School
In Grades 9 to 12, students’ intellectual, aesthetic, physical, and cultural growth is strengthened. The smooth transition to adolescence is facilitated by comprehensive and value-added education. There is a clear emphasis on the Preparation of Grade 10 and 12 Boar d Examinations. The children are facilitated to strive towards academic excellence. Remedial classes and career counseling sessions are conducted regularly.
The academic year at DMIS consists of two terms* (For fee payment convenience for parents it is in three installments). The first term commences in the month of April and continues till September. The second term is from October to March end. We are committed to following the guidelines stipulated by the CBSE.
Hindi, Arabic, Malayalam, Tamil and French (as 2nd Language). A change of the language opted for will not be catered into during the academic year. The request can be made at the end of the academic year in writing to the Registrar and the change to new requested language will only be made after a written assessment in which the child must attain a minimum score of 50%. A request for the change of Second language is only acceptable till Grade 6. There I s no change of third language separately. However, if a student changes his/ her second language with the eligibility test, his/her former second language by default will be his/her new third language.
- Kindergarten: Literacy, Numeracy, General Awareness, Art and Craft, PE and Interpersonal Skills.
- Primary School (Gr. 1 to 5): English, Second language, Mathematics, Science/EVS, Social Studies, Art and Craft, Music/Dance, PE, Computer Science and Third language (Gr.5 onwards).
- Middle School (Gr. 6 to 8): English, Second language, Third language, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Art and Craft, Music, Dance, PE and ICT.
- Islamic Studies/Value Education is compulsory for Grades 1 to 8.
- Qatar History is taught from Grades 1 to 9.
- Secondary School (Gr. 9 and 10): English, Second language, Mathematics, Science and Social Science, Health Education and PE /Art Education/Work Education and Information Technology.
- Secondary (Gr. 11 and 12)
- SCIENCE STREAM: English, Mathematics / Informatics Practices, Physics, Chemistry and Biology / Economics / Computer Science, PE and Work Education.
- COMMERCE STREAM: English, Accountancy, Business Studies, Economics/Computer Science, Mathematics / Informatics Practices, PE and Work Education.
ASIP- 4E* Scholastic and Co-scholastic Programme
The Day Boarding system for Grade 3 and above makes the school unique in character. The system incorporates academics in the morning followed by lunch and an afternoon self-improvement program (ASIP) that includes a supervised study-session and co-curricular activities.
4E* – Engage, Explore, Enrich and Excel (Grades 3 to 8)
Senior Leadership under the guidance of school administration has decided to move from Afternoon Self Improvement Programme to Afternoon Scholastic Improvement Programme:
Activity Teachers under the guidance of AP / PR pick students 2 weeks before any Inter- school competition notice, train them and equip them to win.
Grades 5 to 9 students: -Regular remedial sessions for weak students based on Half Yearly and Yearly Exam results are conducted to support, drill, and train.
Grade X/XI/XII extended classes are a regular feature so that a multi-level revision can be planned along with competent coverage of syllabus to ensure Best academic results.
Special Training on extra activities including sports/art/dance are offered with an aim to enhance the skills/talents in students and grab the opportunities.
All external Exams like IBT – ACER, OLYMPIAD test are conducted during the ASIP hours.
Skills-O-Panorama is organized during the ASIP hours.