Central Board of Secondary Education
The School is affiliated to the CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education). As a CBSE school we envision a robust, vibrant and holistic school education that will engender all-round excellence. We are committed to providing quality education to promote intellectual, social and cultural vivacity among our learners. Our girls study in a stress-free learning environment which helps them to develop into competent, confident and enterprising citizens.
Indian Public Schools’ Conference
We are a member of the (IPSC) Indian Public Schools’ Conference which aims to prepare the young for service and responsibility in national life through holistic education. Like all IPSC schools, we offer facilities for co-curricular and sports activities and have a robust Prefectorial System, making the students stakeholders in their education. Our girls take part in a large number of sports and cultural events held under the aegis of IPSC.
VDJS is a member of Round Square which is an internationally diverse network of 200 like-minded schools in 50 countries on 6 continents. As a member school, we share a commitment to character education and experiential learning built around six themes – IDEALS- International Understanding, Democracy, Environmental Stewardship, Adventure, Leadership and Service. These IDEALS are underpinned by twelve Discoveries that students explore on their learning journey.
Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage
The School is a member of INTACH (Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage) which was founded in 1984 to stimulate and spearhead heritage awareness and conservation in India. Through various literary, artistic and cultural activities, we sensitise our students about the pluralistic cultural legacy of India and instil in them a sense of social responsibility towards preserving India’s common heritage.
National Progressive Schools’ Conference
VDJS is a member of the (NPSC) National Progressive Schools’ Conference, an association of senior secondary schools across the country affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education. The member schools work in collaboration with Government organizations to bring about qualitative changes in education. This happens through collaborative work in teaching-learning practices, policy-making, scholastic and co-scholastic initiatives and reforms in education. The NPSC also has partnerships with a variety of international agencies and all efforts are directed to fulfil the motto ‘Quality, Commitment and Excellence’ in Education.
We are a member of the British Council, the UKs international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. VDJS has been awarded with the British Council ISA (International School Award) which is an accreditation scheme that recognises and celebrates exemplary practices of Internationalism in schools.
International Award for Young People
The IAYP (International Award for Young People) is an exciting self-development programme for all young students worldwide. It equips youth with life skills, builds conﬁdence, and engages them with their communities. The basic structure of the Award consists of 4 mandatory sections – Service, Adventurous Journey, Skills and Physical Recreation. From Class IX onwards our girls engage in a large number of activities to clear the different levels of the award.
National Cadet Corps
We are enrolled with 3 Har Girls BN NCC, Hisar which falls under Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Chandigarh Directorate. After a selection process, Class VIII students are enrolled in the Junior Wing and Class XI students in the Senior Wing. Each Wing continues its training for 2 years and the cadets appear for NCC ‘A’ Certificate Exam and NCC ‘B’ Certificate Exam respectively. Under the guidance of the School ANO, the students undergo rigorous training and take part in community outreach activities.
Green Schools Program
VDJS has been a proud member of the Green School Program since 2015. It is an environmental education programme directed to subtly sensitizing students to the environment through hands-on and thought-provoking activities. It is also an environment management system that audits, through students, the consumption of natural resources within school campuses and helps schools become good environmental managers. In recognition of our eco-friendly practices we have been rated as Green school for four consecutive years.
Tony Blair Faith Foundation
Incorporated in 2012 this is an ongoing programme in VDJS, which enriches religious, cultural and traditional education. It exposes students to current issues through respectful dialogues among students of different countries via video conference leading to open-minded and stable societies. We are the recipient of the Tony Blair Faith Foundation – Outstanding Award 2015 and the Tony Blair Faith Foundation – Gold Award 2014.