Established in the year 2004, New Millennium School-DPS (NMS-DPS) in Bu-Ghazal, Manama, is held in high esteem by both students and parents interested in the Indian syllabus.
NMS-DPS is the only CBSE school in Bahrain adjudged ‘Good’ by the Education and Training Quality Authority (BQA).
The school is well-known for its Teaching-Learning Strategy especially for Flip Learning, interdisciplinary approach, life connect, multiple intelligence skills, use of visual, auditory and tactile skills as well as learning objectives-based worksheets.
The school was the only private school to get selected for presenting the Action Research Project (Flip Learning) at the BQA 6th Forum of Government and Private Schools and Kindergarten Reviews Directorates, under the topic ‘Enhancing quality mechanism in school work through action research’.
Last year, the school received the Best Digital Transformation in Education award at the Smart SMB Summit and Awards 2020.
The school is well-known for its excellent board results, success in competitive examinations such as ACER, ASSET, PIRLS, TIMSS, JEE, SAT, NTSE, DPS (Science and Mathematics Talent Examination), Sastra Pratibha Contest (SPC) and olympiads as well as for having alumni placed in some of the world’s most prominent colleges and universities including California Institute of Technology, Stanford University, University of California, Berkely, University of Toronto, University of Cambridge, University of Michigan, Indian Institute of Technology and more.
Promoting students to think outside the box is a usual practice in the school and a number of student-initiated activities have been launched including self-scripted class assemblies, commerce kitchen, charity drive, charity book sale, campaigns on environmental sensitivity, safety and healthy lifestyle, maintaining the school garden, drop everything and read (DEAR) time, an initiative for recycling paper (Cura), earth hour, e-magazine, model United Nations, technozone, Radio NMS, writing good deed bank deposit (GDBD) in the Almanac daily, expression time and wellness time during online classes.
The school organises the Inter-School Model United Nation every year and Interschool science quiz ‘Quarks’, English debate ‘Reverberations’, and Hindi speech and poem recitation ‘UDAAN’ are hosted for students of all schools in the kingdom, promoting harmony amongst them.
The use of effective communication technology in the form of ‘IYC Learning and Management Software System’, which is easily accessed by the students, teachers and parents, is a regular part of the school’s working system.
Even during the pandemic, the school’s strong digital infrastructure and academic expertise helped the students to continue learning by successfully adapting to the new normal.