St. John's School
Sec-7A, Faridabad

Academics

Exhibition

“Opera tells stories through the pure emotion of music. An exhibition has to tell a story purely visually. I’ve tried to incorporate both of those things- pure emotion and being more visual....”   "Lisa See"

St. John’s School, Sector- 7A, Faridabad was in news again continuing their old tradition. It organised an exclusive exhibition on 17th July’ 2015. Chief-Guest, Jitesh Malhotra, ACP HQ, Faridabad and guest of honour Rev. Fr. Sanjeev Thomas, All Saints Mar Thoma Syrian Church, Sector- 9, Faridabad, were given a floral welcome and they appreciated the creativity, discipline, presentation, leadership skills and team spirit of the students. School principal Ms. Aparna Gautam Panda motivated and congratulated the students for putting their efforts towards the show. Star attraction was ‘the Bank & the Market Stalls set-up by the students of class XII. Exhibiting various aspects of commerce, other models included miniatures of villages (Chennai), creating best out of waste, Plasma Ball, DNA- Structure, Robotics etc. Parents were provided with the awareness related to the diseases caused by hypertension. Art and craft Exhibition offered applying Mehandi, Tattoo and Nail Art to the visitors too. It was indeed a knowledgeable get-together. Students were also appreciated for their creativity and immense hard-work.

Examination & Tests

Annual Assessment of a student for promotion to the next class shall be decided on the basis of all examinations conducted in one academic year which has been divided into two terms i.e. April to September/October to March. There will be Comprehensive and Continuous Assessment to take care of all round development of the pupil’s personality in both scholastic and co-scholastic areas through the two types of assessment i.e. FA & SA.

  • The Formative Assessment is not restricted to paper-pencil tests only rather it includes periodical testing through quizzes, conversation, recitations, debates, speeches, projects, practicals & assignments. Even on getting the qualifying marks through FAs, it is compulsory to get passing marks in SA1 and SA2, for getting promoted to the next class.
  • The Summative Assessment will be in the form of pen-paper test at the end of each term from the syllabus in all subjects given in the syllabus book.
  • Marks Distribution will be as follows:-
  • After each test, evaluated answer sheets will be given to the student which should be signed by the parent and returned on the next day.
  • Promotion on trial basis will not be granted.
  • It is compulsory for the students to appear in all the examinations conducted from time to time. In case of being indisposed, the matter should be reported to the principal prior to the examination. Medical certificate with application should be produced while seeking admission.
  • Re-examination will not be conducted for absentees in any case. The school reserves the right of taking decision on such cases.
  • Any student found guilty of using unfair means or attempting to do so in the examination, will be marked zero in that paper or will be liable to any punishment solely at the discretion of the Principal. The students can be dismissed if found with any unauthorised material related to the examination being conducted.
  • Report card, after every test will be handed over to the student, parents must sign the report card and send it back within two days.
  • Dates of Parent Teacher Meeting will be informed through circulars.

Excursions

“Learning should be a joy and full of excitement. It is life’s greatest adventure; it is an illustrated excursion into the minds of the noble and the learned”.

Our school provides opportunities for students to experience life in community situations outside the family. Appropriately planned and surprised camps and excursions assist greatly in the student’s understanding of the community in which they live in.


Trip 2015

Assembly

The day of our school begins with a prayer. Children come forward and present a thought of the day, news-headlines, recitation of poem. Everyone in the school starts the day by making a strong commitment to put their maximum efforts for the school and ourselves.

In Special Assemblies students celebrate different occasions, festivals and special days. Festivals: Rakshabandhan, Vaisakhi, Lohri etc.

Important Days: World Environment Day, Children’s Day etc.

Children get a wide and open platform to express and exchange their ideas. They share their views about different aspects of their daily lives and surroundings. They learn & grow together with their peers and friends.

Clubs

There are a number of clubs for the students to choose from and each child from class III – XII has to participate in one club according to their interest. The school focuses on the Personality Development Programme and encourages students to broaden their horizon and to display their hidden talents. The clubs include:-

Eco Club:- This club plays a vital role in creating environmental awareness among the students. On the occasion of Earth Day, Tree Plantation Drive was launched in the school in which the students and teachers organized a plantation drive in the school. Drawing & Poster making competition on the theme ‘Save Earth’ was conducted in the school for classes III – XII in which students participated most enthusiastically. The club in-charges educated the students about the harmful effects of plastic bags as it causes the drains and sewers to choke causing water logging and a breeding ground for mosquitoes. Students are also educated about the re-use of waste materials and preparation of products out of waste. Eco Awareness March was organized by the school students and staff spreading awareness about no plastic bags, optimum utilization of natural resources, water conservation etc.

ECO CLUB COORDINATORS
Ms Madhu Bhatia Ms Preeti Sharma Ms Durga Aggarwal Ms Rachna Singh

Performing & Fine Arts Club:- Students enrolled in this club receive quality instruction in dance, music, acting etc. Fine Arts students participate in numerous local, national, regional festivals and competitions and are known for their excellent performance standards.

PERFORMING & FINE ARTS CLUB COORDINATORS
FINE ARTS MUSIC & DANCE MONO ACTING / FANCY DRESS
Ms Seema Sharad
Ms Sangeeta Malik
Ms Kavita Sharma
Ms Anshu Sapra
Ms Sunita Pandita
Ms Anu Gupta
Ms Geeta Kulshrestha
Ms Kalpana Singh (2)

Health & Wellness Club:- As it is rightly said, ‘Health is Wealth’. The motto of this club is “STAY FIT”. As per the requirement of the present day, the health of the citizen has to be taken care right from the childhood. The aim of the club is to make the students aware about the importance of their health & hygiene. Activities of the club include:-

  • Assembly on Health Awareness.
  • Yoga
  • Meditation
  • Regular checking of nails, tidiness of dresses etc
  • Decorating notice boards on certain occasions like World Health Day, Red Cross Day etc
  • Assembly on Cancer Awareness
  • Seminar on Women’s Health & Hygiene

HEALTH & WELLNESS CLUB COORDINATORS
Ms Jyoti Dadhich
Ms Kiran Sethi
Ms Lucky Sethi
Ms Bimla Choudhary
Ms Monica Papneja
Ms Rashmi Sharma
Ms Ekta Singh
Ms Vimla Thakur
Ms Sushma Prabhakar
Ms Anita Kapahi

Heritage Club:- The purpose of this club to create an awareness among the students for promoting and preserving their country’s culture and traditions. Under this club students learn to respect and protect their heritage. The club promotes activities like skids on the occasion of Republic Day, Independence Day etc. This club is also bound to make history more interesting.

HERITAGE CLUB COORDINATORS
Ms Premlata Chaudhary
Ms Mamta Bajaj

Integrity Club:-
Ms Abha Pathak
Ms Manisha Punde

Reading Club:- The purpose of this club is to develop reading habits among the students.

READING CLUB COORDINATORS
ENGLISHHINDICALLIGRAPHY
Ms Brigit CarvalhoMs Surinder KaurMs Archana Loona
Ms Sajini Basil

Intellect Club:- The purpose of this club is to improve the general knowledge of the students. Students actively participate in various quiz competitions. Students are also prepared for interschool competitions both at the state level and national level.

INTELLECT CLUB COORDINATORS
GENERAL QUIZMATHS QUIZSCIENCE QUIZ
Ms Geeta Chauhan
Ms Jayeeta Bhattacharya
Junior
Ms Sarita Shahdadpuri
Senior
Ms Pooja Goel
Junior
Ms Poonam Batra
Senior
Ms Sumita Nandi

Curriculum

“One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw-material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child”.

Curriculum of class VI to VIII

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Sanskrit
  • Maths
  • General Science
  • Computer Science
  • Social Studies
  • Value Education
  • Drawing

Curriculum of class IX & X

  • English
  • Hindi/Sanskrit
  • Maths
  • Science – Physics, Chemistry, Biology
  • Social Studies – History, Civics, Economics, Geography
  • Literary & Creative Skills
  • Drawing
  • Scientific & ICT Skills
  • Sports
  • Yoga

Curriculum of class XI & XII

According to the CBSE scheme of education, each student has to opt for one compulsory language at the core-level along with four electives. The school offers the following subjects under two streams:

1) Science Stream
The details are as follows:-
  • English
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science/ Physical Education
2) Commerce Stream
The details are as follows:-
  • English
  • Maths / Physical Education / Multimedia & Web Tech.
  • Accountancy
  • Business Studies
  • Economics