Primary School Programme
Classes I to IV
Dhirubhai Ambani International School, Mumbai, offers the Primary School Programme that encourages inquiry and exploration, and develops children's competence in various skills - reading, writing, listening, speaking, problem-solving, observation, measurement and use of information and communication technology.
The Primary School curriculum offers an exciting and creative learning environment, with an inter-disciplinary appreciation of Languages, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies, as individual and integrated subjects. Hindi is taught as a Second Language, while a choice between Marathi and Gujarati is offered as the Third Language, which helps build a strong foundation in Indian languages.
At Dhirubhai Ambani International School, one of the top rated ICSE affiliated schools, equal emphasis is given to individual, small group and whole-group activities, to improve children's ability to work across all levels. Physical Education develops sports skills and creates health awareness. Exposure to team and individual sports encourage a sense of team spirit, and individual effort and accomplishment. PSHE (Personal, Social and Health Education) forms an integral part of the holistic development of every student at the school.
The wide range of curricular and co-curricular opportunities offered helps instil in children confidence and discipline. The focus on developing communication skills helps them appreciate the value of education, as it reflects in their ability to express themselves, in addition to developing pragmatic skills.
Being one of the best ICSE schools in India, Dhirubhai Ambani International School ensures that the students engage in field trips, excursions, activities, projects and presentations that provide experiential learning opportunities. Dance, Fine Arts, Western and Indian Music, Yoga, Speech and Drama promote well-rounded development. Students are encouraged to participate in inter-house cultural and sports events. Active learning techniques like free play, dramatisation, puppetry, singing, dancing and cooking enhance their interest in learning. Reading activities increase children's awareness of the world. Assemblies, concerts and drama productions help shape their confidence.
Student engagement in community service activities from Class I onwards sensitises them to the needs of the community and to the world around them; They visit centres for underpriviledged children, old-age homes and orphanages to help and support them.