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Co-Curricular & Technology Education

Department of Ceramic Design and Pottery
  • Mrs. Merlyn Abhimanyu

  • Mrs. Merlyn Abhimanyu

    Under the tutelage of Mrs. Merlyn Abhimanue, an well-known recognized sculpture artist, students learn how to express themselves through their craft. This expression takes the form of mosaics, life- size statues and elegant figurines. The beautiful mosaics on the walls of the Technology Block and Canteen stand testament to the skills acquired by the students of this department. The department also holds an annual exhibition on Founder’s Day to celebrate the marvelous creations of its young artisans.

Department of Electronics & Robotics
  • Mr. Anil Gupta

  • Mr. Anil Gupta

    Set up in 1964, the department is currently headed by Mr. Anil Gupta. The Electronics Lab is well equipped, where the students are able to refine their skills in electronics, automation and robotics. This permits them to make high calibre automation instruments featuring wireless control of electronic devices from various sources. The Electronics & Robotics Department of the school has been instrumental in inculcating scientific attitude and temper.

Department of Fashion & Jewellery Designing
  • Mrs. Hema Anand

  • Mrs. Hema Anand

    This course, introduced in 2004, offers a comprehensive education in design for students aspiring to a career in the rapidly growing Fashion industry. The Department of Fashion Technology aims to equip students with a unique blend of technical and theoretical knowledge in the fields of textile designing, accessory designing and fashion styling. Alumni of this department have gained admissions to some of the top design schools of the country and abroad. Ms. Hema Bajaj has headed the department since its creation in 2005.

Department of Home Science & Interiors
  • Mrs. Shashi Gupta

  • Mrs. Shashi Gupta

    Home Science is a versatile subject and forms the basis of planned lifestyle management, both scientifically and aesthetically. Mrs. Shashi Gupta has been heading the Department since 2004. Home Science is a productive and creative activity that not only helps students enhance their fine motor skills, but also helps them learn a number of life skills like cooking, general health and hygiene and interior decoration. The Department aims at holistic development of its students.

Department of Photography
  • Mr. Lajpat Rai

  • Mr. Lajpat Rai

    The eminent photographer Mr. Lajpat Rai, heads the Photography Department of Modern School. Students learn technical aspects which emphasizing on the importance of capturing the emotion of the subject of the photograph. Regular workshops, camps and trips to various cultural and heritage sites are organised for the students with the intention of initiating a more practical approach towards the subject of photography. The students hold on annual exhibition of their best photographs of the year, on topics of social, moral and cultural values.

Department of Graphics (Print-Making)
  • Mr. Dhirendra Singh

  • Mr. Dhirendra Singh

    One of the newest departments in the Technology Block of Modern School, the Graphics Department was set up in 2009. Mr. Dhirendra Singh, the Head of this Department, guides the students in this subject, which centres on printmaking. There are various media used in printmaking such as Linoleum, New-wood, PVC sheet and plywood which are enhanced by carving tools. The prints can be mono-prints or multi-colours. It is an enjoyable subject that has fast become a favourite amongst the students.

Department of Paper Technology & Calligraphy
  • Mr. Nawal Singh

  • Mr. Nawal Singh

    The Department of Paper Technology provides an outlet for students to innovate through paper, arguably the most versatile of all materials. The versatile nature of paper is explored through a myriad of fun and creatively stimulating activities. These include paper recycling, making eco-friendly products from paper, papier-mâché, starch coating, marbling, calligraphy and origami. The department regularly organizes workshops in some of the aforementioned activities, with many of the city’s top schools having participated in the past. Mr. Naval Singh, an expert in the field of Pulp and Paper Technology, heads the department.

Department of Sculpture & Woodcraft
  • Mr. Somesh Singh

  • Mr. Somesh Singh

    Modern School’s Sculpture department explores varied forms of three-dimensional art such as modelling, carving, casting and construction. Students use divers materials and hone different techniques like wood carving, clay modelling, plaster of Paris casting, fiberglass casting, cement casting, terracotta and iron sculpture. They work under the guidance of the head of the department, Mr. Somesh Singh.

Department of Vocal Music
  • Mrs. Baisakhi Samajdar

  • Mrs. Baisakhi Samajdar

    Headed by Ms. Baisakhi Samajdar, the Department of Vocal Music at Modern School aims to spread musical awareness amongst the students. It gives exposure to the talented and upcoming singers of the school, offering them the opportunity to perform at various events and school gatherings. The aim of the Department is to realize the untapped musical potential of budding performers is developed by the Department. Singers and musicians of this department enthrall the audiences with their splendid performances at every major school event.

Department of Classical Dance
  • Mr. Arindam Dasgupta

  • Mr. Arindam Dasgupta

    Headed by Mr. Arindam Dasgupta, the Department of Dance of Modern School is the oldest Activity Department of Modern School. The students learn Indian classical dance forms, with special emphasis on the dance forms of Kathak and Kuchipudi, along with different Indian folk dances. The department is also has a dance club; the two work in tandem to hone the ability, skill and confidence of the students. Various seminars and interactive sessions with great dance gurus and music maestros are arranged for the students to better their understanding of Indian classical dance.

Department of Western Music
  • Mr. Vikram Sharma

  • Mr. Vikram Sharma

    The department was set up in 1997, when Mr. Vikram Sharma - a guitarist and song-writer from the avant-garde Eternity Minstrel joined the school. Students are taught various instruments such as the guitar, the keyboard, the bass guitar and the drums. Students are encouraged to not only achieve mastery over technical skills, but to play soul-stirring music with passion. In addition, students learn about the evolution of music and have other interactive sessions where their music appreciation is fine-tuned. Each student is made to sing in order to develop his or her confidence and stage presence.

Department of Instrumental Music: Sitar, Flute etc.
  • Mr. Rais Ahmed Khan

  • Mr. Rais Ahmed Khan

    The Department of Instrumental Music (Indian) aims to promote classical Indian instruments, like the sitar and flute, amongst the younger generation. Under the guidance of Mr. Rais Ahmed Khan, an accomplished Sitarist, lyricist and composer, our young classical musicians have mesmerized many with their euphonious melodies on countless school events. Apart from performing at school functions, students of the department regularly participate in various music festivals and competitions, bringing laurels to the school through their amazing talents.

Department of Art
  • Ms. Aradhana Gupta

  • Ms. Aradhana Gupta

    At the Department of Art, the primary objective is to guide students in interpreting their thoughts and converting them to forms of artistic expression through the use of different techniques. In order to encourage the creativity and talent displayed by the students, the department actively participates in several exhibitions and auctions. In November 2008, the Department, in collaboration with UNESCO, successfully organized an auction on the theme ‘Women’. Ms. Aradhna Gupta has headed the department since 2008.

Department of Dramatics
  • Mr. Raj Kumar

  • Mr. Raj Kumar

    Young actors are taught how to approach their role and portray their character to the best of their ability. The department is also home to the theatre club ‘Parvaz’. With the skills they learn and hone, students regularly put up spectacular theatre performances in various functions in the school. Mr Rajkumar Upadhyay, an accomplished actor and director, heads the department.