History of St. Agnes School

St. Agnes School, Kharagpur started in January 1951, is an English medium School, run by the Sisters of the Apostolic Carmel. It is a Catholic School established and administered by the Apostolic Carmel Educational Society under the Roman Catholic Bishop of Kolkata. A Catholic School is a Learning Community which has Christ as its Central motivational force. His values as expressed in the Beatitudes are summed up in the virtues of love, sincerity, justice and freedom which so permeate the atmosphere that persons of all religions feel welcome in loving warmth and cherish even as it challenges. The school was recognized by the Educational Department of the Government of West Bengal, Primary School in 1953, Govt. order No. 4921. Edn. Dated 15/16th June 1963, Higher Secondary School in 1967, Order No. 1795 Edn-M dated 6th Sept 1967. Students are prepared for the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) Examination, in Class X, and Indian School Certificate (ISC) in Class XII. This examination covers most of the requirements of the Boards/Universities of the Central Government and the Indian Railways as an employment qualification.

The medium of instruction at all levels is English. However, either Bengali or Hindi is compulsory as second language. Students of Class V to VIII are offered Hindi or Bengali as the third language. Socially useful Productive Work (SUPW) and Work Experience is stressed upon and assessed by the school authorities, as directed by the Council at Delhi. Work Experience includes service such as keeping the class rooms and campus in the school clean. This is to enable the child to realize the dignity of labour. Physical exercise, Yoga, Dance, Karate, Singing, Music, Games and Sports, Art, General Knowledge, Service Learning, Educational tours, Literary and Cultural activities and other school activities are part of the general education given to the students. The school has Literary Club, Science Club, Leadership Training Service (LTS), Sports Club, and Bharat Scouts & Guides, Carmel Blossoms and SPICE CLUB (Spread Peace, Improve and Conserve Environment) Every effort is made to provide education in its fullest sense. There are two libraries (junior and senior) made available for students even on Saturdays. The other infrastructure is - two computer labs (junior and senior) with 90 computers, 2 audio visual rooms, music room, and conference room, well equipped Physics, Chemistry and Biology Laboratories.

Socially useful Productive Work (SUPW) and Work Experience is stressed upon and assessed by the School Authorities, as directed by the Council at Delhi. Work Experience includes service such as keeping the class rooms and campus in the school clean. This is to enable the child to realize the dignity of labour. Physical exercise, Yoga, Dance, Karate, Singing, Music, Games and Sports, Art, General Knowledge, Service Learning, Educational tours, Literary and Cultural activities and other School activities are part of the General Education given to the students. The school has a Literary Club, a Science Club, Leadership Training Service (LTS), Sports Club, and Bharat Scouts & Guides, Carmel Blossoms and SPICE CLUB (Spread Peace, Improve and Conserve Environment) Every effort is made to provide education in its fullest sense. There are two Libraries (junior and senior) made available for the students even on Saturdays. The other infrastructure is - two Computer Labs (junior and senior) with 90 computers, 2 Audio Visual rooms, Music room, and Conference room, well equipped Physics, Chemistry and Biology Laboratories.

 


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The Application forms for Admission to Nursery 2016-17 will be available on our school website on 14th and 15th Oct. 2015.

The eligible candidates are those born between August 2012 and August 2013 i.e. 2 years 8 months to 3 years 8 months in April 2016.