Carmel Convent Sr. Secondary School, Bhopal
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Carmel Convent Sr. Sec. School, BHEL, Bhopal has taken the challenge to enhance and acquaint the learners to understand the new perspective of education by to meet the challenges of the present era by developing a world view in every field of education for this dynamic generation.  We are making ceaseless efforts to develop the skills needed by developing support materials and literature for curriculum transaction.  Attempts are made to test the global comprehension and exploration beyond the set text. The whole module has been reset and a new format and type face is used to stimulate the imagination of students and create an incentive to create expression.
Throughout the session, emphasis is placed upon :
  • valuing ones experience
  • observing and investigating
  • aiming to instruct, convince and to persuade through careful planning and         clear thinking.
Students and teachers measure the degrees of progress made through various tests conducted from time to time and the results of which are entered on individual progress charts.

Students are taught to practice self-criticism which helps them in the valuable educative process through their self-criticism charts. Through this the child acquires the ability to learn and measure his progress by weighing his work against his own intention.  The main motto of the school curriculum is to inculcate the human values, faith in God, love for fellow beings and the academic excellence to transform their mind with a greater vision to see this world with a positive outlook and hence always be a channel of love and morally upright human being, so that they can be an asset to this world at large.
 
COURSE CONTENT
 
The Courses and Evaluation system used in our institution is purely based on the latest scheme, norms and directives of CBSE namely Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) Pattern of school based assessment, which focuses on continuity in evaluation and assessment of elaborate learning of individual outcome.  Students too get familiar with the new pattern, rubrics and new schemes introduced by the Board.
Examinations are conducted according to the CCE System.  The whole academic session has altogether four formative Assessments and two Summative Assessments used as a tool to monitor the students progress in the scholastic areas.  Under this, the students will be tested internally in the form of pen paper based on Board Syllabus.  Different methods and approaches are adopted for defining the educational outcomes of the students studying at various levels.
 
KINDER GARTEN
 
As the pre-primary level is the foundational stage of the tiny tots, our main focus is to set their mind fear free by providing a secure environment through play-way method making the formal schooling interesting and entertaining with a perfect balance of Activity based learning, inculcating within each child the essence and meaning of love.
 
STD  I -V
 
At the primary level we strive and focus on Extra-Curricular Activities apart from the academic course, to develop good communication skills with a perfect blend of discipline and inculcating, moral values as the basic component within each child for their scholastic development.
 
STD VI -X
 
The middle schools follow the NCERT curriculum through different methods and approaches and the school caters to the needs of each child infusing them with knowledge and understanding for enriching their overall personality by promoting the reading habits with a purpose to create independent thinking not. This not only helps to create their own knowledge but also critically interpret, analyze and evaluate everything with objectivity and fairness.  Special focus is laid on the scholastic and co-scholastic areas emphasizing on life skills that consist of Thinking Skills, Social Skills and Emotional Skills.
 
Part 1 : Scholastic Areas
 
  • There will be two terms in both classes IX & X, the First Term will be from April-September and the Second Term from October-March.
  • Each term will have two Formative and one Summative Assessment.
  • Assessment will be indicated in Grades.
  • The Grading Scale for the Scholastic Areas is a Nine Point Grading Scale.
  • Overall grade of Formative Assessments over the two terms (FA1+FA2+FA3+FA4) and the overall grade of Summative Assessment (SA1+SA2) must be given. The total of the two grades which comprises (Formative and Summative) needs to be given in the relevant column.
  • The CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average) will be provided excluding additional 6th subject as per Scheme of studies.
  • An indicative equivalence of Grade Point and Percentage of marks can be computed as follows :
Subject wise indicative percentage of marks = 9.5 x GP of the subject.  Overall indicative percentage of marks = 9.5 x CGPA.
 

Part 2 : Co - Scholastic Areas

 
Part 2 consists of Co-Scholastic Areas where students are assessed in four parts on a Five Point Grading Scale.
2 (A)  Life Skills
2 (B)  Work Education
2 (C)  Visual and Performing Arts
2 (D)  Attitudes and Values
Part 2(A)  :  Life Skills consist of Thinking Skills, Social Skills and Emotional Skills.
Part 2(B)  :  Work Education
Part 2(C)  :  Visual and Performing Arts
Part 2(D)  :  Attitudes & Values consists of attitudes towards Teachers, 
schoolmates, School programmes and Environment .
Value systems refers to the framework which must be developed right from Primary to Secondary level.
These are to be filled in after a period of observation over the year by the Class  Teacher in  consultation  with  the  subject teachers. The guidelines for filling this are given in detail (Chapter 4).
 
Part  3 : Co-Curricular Activities
 
Part 3 consists of Co-curricular Activities wherein choice in participation and assessment thereof is available. It has two sub parts to be assessed on a five-point grading scale.
 
Part 3 (A) :
 
1. Literary and Creative Skills
2. Scientific Skills
3. Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
4. Organizational and Leadership Skills (Clubs)

A student will be expected to choose two activities from these four groups and will be assessed on their level of participation and achievement.

Part 3(B)Eight 

different kinds of Eight Health and Physical Activities have been provided.
1. Sports/ Indigenous sports (Kho-Kho etc.)
2. NCC / NSS
3. Scouting and Guiding
4. Swimming
5. Gymnastics
6. Yoga
7. First Aid
8. Gardening/Shramdaan.
 
STD  XI -XII
 
The senior classes in the + 2 level, the students are free to choose any of the three streams ie., PCM, PCB and Commerce with optional subjects of Hindi, Sanskrit, Computer Science, Physical Education, Painting, Economics following the prescribed text books published by the NCERT, creating learners for the 21st century through thoughtful studies and aiming at a mastery of their techniques by continuous practice and examples through a practical approach and a minimum of theory and rules.
School provides various opportunities to discover, develop and deploy their talents through various competitions, team work, assigning responsibilities, developing leadership qualities; generating values and empathy towards their fellow-beings through their daily life experience. Time bound study programme, workshops, seminars, educational tours help the students to face the daily challenges and to make a difference in their life.
Through their formal education students are sensitized about coping with the time management to explore the world beyond the set text .
Curriculum
Carmel Convent Sr. Sec. School, BHEL, Bhopal has taken the challenge to enhance and acquaint the learners to understand the new perspective of education by to meet the challenges of the present era by developing a world view in every field of education for this dynamic generation.  We are making ceaseless efforts to develop the skills needed by developing support materials and literature for curriculum transaction.  Attempts are made to test the global comprehension and exploration beyond the set text. The whole module has been reset and a new format and type face is used to stimulate the imagination of students and create an incentive to create expression.
Throughout the session, emphasis is placed upon :
  • valuing ones experience
  • observing and investigating
  • aiming to instruct, convince and to persuade through careful planning and         clear thinking.
Students and teachers measure the degrees of progress made through various tests conducted from time to time and the results of which are entered on individual progress charts.

Students are taught to practice self-criticism which helps them in the valuable educative process through their self-criticism charts. Through this the child acquires the ability to learn and measure his progress by weighing his work against his own intention.  The main motto of the school curriculum is to inculcate the human values, faith in God, love for fellow beings and the academic excellence to transform their mind with a greater vision to see this world with a positive outlook and hence always be a channel of love and morally upright human being, so that they can be an asset to this world at large.
 
COURSE CONTENT
 
The Courses and Evaluation system used in our institution is purely based on the latest scheme, norms and directives of CBSE namely Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) Pattern of school based assessment, which focuses on continuity in evaluation and assessment of elaborate learning of individual outcome.  Students too get familiar with the new pattern, rubrics and new schemes introduced by the Board.
Examinations are conducted according to the CCE System.  The whole academic session has altogether four formative Assessments and two Summative Assessments used as a tool to monitor the students progress in the scholastic areas.  Under this, the students will be tested internally in the form of pen paper based on Board Syllabus.  Different methods and approaches are adopted for defining the educational outcomes of the students studying at various levels.
 
KINDER GARTEN
 
As the pre-primary level is the foundational stage of the tiny tots, our main focus is to set their mind fear free by providing a secure environment through play-way method making the formal schooling interesting and entertaining with a perfect balance of Activity based learning, inculcating within each child the essence and meaning of love.
 
STD  I -V
 
At the primary level we strive and focus on Extra-Curricular Activities apart from the academic course, to develop good communication skills with a perfect blend of discipline and inculcating, moral values as the basic component within each child for their scholastic development.
 
STD VI -X
 
The middle schools follow the NCERT curriculum through different methods and approaches and the school caters to the needs of each child infusing them with knowledge and understanding for enriching their overall personality by promoting the reading habits with a purpose to create independent thinking not. This not only helps to create their own knowledge but also critically interpret, analyze and evaluate everything with objectivity and fairness.  Special focus is laid on the scholastic and co-scholastic areas emphasizing on life skills that consist of Thinking Skills, Social Skills and Emotional Skills.
 
Part 1 : Scholastic Areas
 
  • There will be two terms in both classes IX & X, the First Term will be from April-September and the Second Term from October-March.
  • Each term will have two Formative and one Summative Assessment.
  • Assessment will be indicated in Grades.
  • The Grading Scale for the Scholastic Areas is a Nine Point Grading Scale.
  • Overall grade of Formative Assessments over the two terms (FA1+FA2+FA3+FA4) and the overall grade of Summative Assessment (SA1+SA2) must be given. The total of the two grades which comprises (Formative and Summative) needs to be given in the relevant column.
  • The CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average) will be provided excluding additional 6th subject as per Scheme of studies.
  • An indicative equivalence of Grade Point and Percentage of marks can be computed as follows :
Subject wise indicative percentage of marks = 9.5 x GP of the subject.  Overall indicative percentage of marks = 9.5 x CGPA.
 

Part 2 : Co - Scholastic Areas

 
Part 2 consists of Co-Scholastic Areas where students are assessed in four parts on a Five Point Grading Scale.
2 (A)  Life Skills
2 (B)  Work Education
2 (C)  Visual and Performing Arts
2 (D)  Attitudes and Values
Part 2(A)  :  Life Skills consist of Thinking Skills, Social Skills and Emotional Skills.
Part 2(B)  :  Work Education
Part 2(C)  :  Visual and Performing Arts
Part 2(D)  :  Attitudes & Values consists of attitudes towards Teachers, 
schoolmates, School programmes and Environment .
Value systems refers to the framework which must be developed right from Primary to Secondary level.
These are to be filled in after a period of observation over the year by the Class  Teacher in  consultation  with  the  subject teachers. The guidelines for filling this are given in detail (Chapter 4).
 
Part  3 : Co-Curricular Activities
 
Part 3 consists of Co-curricular Activities wherein choice in participation and assessment thereof is available. It has two sub parts to be assessed on a five-point grading scale.
 
Part 3 (A) :
 
1. Literary and Creative Skills
2. Scientific Skills
3. Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
4. Organizational and Leadership Skills (Clubs)

A student will be expected to choose two activities from these four groups and will be assessed on their level of participation and achievement.

Part 3(B)Eight 

different kinds of Eight Health and Physical Activities have been provided.
1. Sports/ Indigenous sports (Kho-Kho etc.)
2. NCC / NSS
3. Scouting and Guiding
4. Swimming
5. Gymnastics
6. Yoga
7. First Aid
8. Gardening/Shramdaan.
 
STD  XI -XII
 
The senior classes in the + 2 level, the students are free to choose any of the three streams ie., PCM, PCB and Commerce with optional subjects of Hindi, Sanskrit, Computer Science, Physical Education, Painting, Economics following the prescribed text books published by the NCERT, creating learners for the 21st century through thoughtful studies and aiming at a mastery of their techniques by continuous practice and examples through a practical approach and a minimum of theory and rules.
School provides various opportunities to discover, develop and deploy their talents through various competitions, team work, assigning responsibilities, developing leadership qualities; generating values and empathy towards their fellow-beings through their daily life experience. Time bound study programme, workshops, seminars, educational tours help the students to face the daily challenges and to make a difference in their life.
Through their formal education students are sensitized about coping with the time management to explore the world beyond the set text .
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