Art and Life Skills must be given importance to nurture artistic capabilities and create cultural and artistic awareness amongst the students thereby enhancing the life of young children not only in the school years but also throughout their lives.
"Yoga, Physical Education, Music, Art, Life Skills has deep educational significance and potential. The visual and performing arts need to become an important component of learning in the curriculum. Throughout the years of schooling learning of art allows children to develop both a playful as well as a disciplined exploration of themselves and diverse materials are allowed them to experiment with many forms of expression." – as mentioned in the NCF 2005.
Art & Craft
The children are encouraged to explore the drawing skills and understand colour concepts. They are also motivated to learn the various crafts with different materials and in different forms.
Annual Sports Day
This is held in September at the end of the first term, with team and individual events culminating with drills and March pasts.
Annual School Day
The Annual School Day is a theme – based programme every child is given a role to play on stage thereby developing their self confidence and emerge as confident young people.
Special Feature Day - GD Star
From among the young stars of GD who are ready to leave the Alma mater, a boy and a girl are chosen based on their academics and extra & co-curricular skills. Behavior, intrapersonal skills, conduct, poise, confidence & presence of mind are other aspects each is judged on.
Showcases the Art and Craft items and projects done by students at the end of academic year. Stalls are setup with games and short-eats for the children to enjoy and have fun with their peers.
A three day theatre festival that takes place in the 3rd term, wherein every class from Std. I to IX present skits and plays. Every single child has a speaking role.
Children's day is very special to us and the teachers plan activities and short performances for the children.
Excursions and Field Trips
Excursions are organized for all the classes from 1 to 12 to help the children explore a place and experience the culture. Field trips are to help them gain a lot of knowledge based on their subjects.
On Teachers' day, the children plan activities and performances for the teachers to show their love and respect to their mothers at school.