The New Millennium School-DPS Bahrain, established in 2004, is a part of the reputed chain of schools called Delhi Public Schools (DPS) Society which has more than 250 branches all over the world.
In Bahrain, NMS-DPS functions under the banner of RP Group, led by chairman Padmashree Dr Ravi Pillai.
The school stands proud with more than 15 years of excellence in the field of education.
Since its inception, it has made steady progress, with a current strength of students at 2,300 from nine nationalities.
NMS-DPS is the only Indian-curriculum school in Bahrain adjudged ‘Good’ by the Education and Training Quality Authority (BQA) in 2016.
The school has a well-defined ideology that ensures overall development of every child with the aim of preparing global citizens who are ready to compete with any and every challenge in life.
The school philosophy as compiled by the staff and students is:
“Our vision: To nurture responsible global citizens.
“Our mission: Discover the child.
“Our motto: Service before self.
“Our core values: Honesty, Integrity and Sensitivity
“Our daily mantra: Do all the good we can, in all the ways we can, by all the means we can
“Our culture: Love and give.”
Learning is experiential and a love for learning is encouraged to enable lifelong learning in a fast-changing world.
Featuring a complete Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, the school has a mobile application titled ‘DPS Bahrain’ which allows interaction between parents, teachers and students in an effective manner.
In line with the 21st Century skills, the teaching methodology is aided by IYC Learning and Management Software system, establishing a complete digitalised learning system.
The school creates an atmosphere of safety, harmony and cordiality where young minds bloom.
In the classrooms of NMS, children navigate through the realms of knowledge, chisel their communication skills, soar high with flights of imagination and nurture lifelong friendships.
The school fosters diligence, sincerity and accountability to facilitate learners develop a passion for learning.
The school promotes high academic standards, self-reliance, co-operation, enthusiasm and initiative.
NMS-DPS is the only private school in Bahrain to present the Action Research project (flip learning) in the BQA 6th Forum of Government Schools and Private Schools and Kindergartens Reviews Directorates under the topic ‘Enhancing quality mechanism in school for through action research’.
The school was also awarded with the ‘Best Digital Transformation’ award in education in a formal ceremony titled ‘SMB-Smart Summit and Awards 2020’, organised by Business Media International under the patronage of Sustainable Energy Authority president Dr Abdulhussain Mirza.
Six NMS-DPS students ranked in the top 10 of the Artificial Intelligence Olympiad conducted by the International Olympiad Foundation in Dubai as well as achieving top two ranks while also achieving the first and third rank in the Khalid bin Hamad Competition for Innovation in Artificial Intelligence (HACKFEST) for the projects ‘Walk Today-Adison’ and ‘Clover’, respectively.
Meanwhile, two students secured a position among the top 100 meritorious students in the Aryabhata Ganit (mathematics) Challenge 2019 conducted by the Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE), India by completing level two.
Achievements also include 100 per cent results in CBSE Board exams, Gulf top-scorers in Humanities and Commerce in 2017 to 2018, Island top-scorers in Commerce in 2018 to 2019, along with Excellent performance in international benchmark tests like ACER, ASSET, PIRLS, and TIMSS as well as perfect scorers in SAT every year.
The school’s alumni are placed in some of the world’s best colleges and universities while also achieving outstanding performances in CBSE Cluster Meet and excellent results in the national-level scholarship exams such as the National Talent Search Examinations (NTSE) and Olympiads.
With the continuous support from management, the guidance of the principal and the collaborative efforts of the parents, staff and students, the school is bound to reach many milestones in the future.