Don Bosco Academy

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Don Bosco Academy
Address
Digha - Ashiana Road, PO Digha Ghat, Patna - 800011, Bihar, India
Information
School type Private Co-Ed
Motto For God & Country
Patron saint(s) St. John Bosco
Established 1973
Founded 1973
Founder Alfred & Dorothy de Rozario
Sister school Don Bosco Academy, McCluskiegunj, Ranchi-829208
School district Patna
Session April–March
School code BI005/1983
Director Alfred George deRozario
Principal Mary Alphonsa[1]
Vice principal Eric John de Rozario[2]
Treasurer/Bursar Michael Daniell
Medium of language English
Hours in school day 5-6 hrs
Campus size 2 acres
Houses BLUE, GREEN, RED & YELLOW
Athletics Yes
Sports Football, Volleyball, Cricket, Table-Tennis, Caroms, Chess, Throw ball, Karate, Yoga, Badminton
Nickname DBA
Affiliations Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations
Website

Don Bosco Academy, Patna is a co-educational institution located in the Digha area of Patna, India,[2] established in 1973. It is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi – ISC/ICSE school (till 12th standard). It was founded by Alfred de Rozario (one of the distinguished members and well-known personalities in Bihar) and Dorothy de Rozario and is now managed by the Don Bosco Anglo-Indian Educational Society.

The school has two branches in Patna, from Patliputra (for junior classes - class 4 ) 5 to Std 12 at the Digha campus. The school functions in its own campus, measuring 2 acres (8,100 m2) at Digha, Patna. The school building is four-storied, with a playing field and an open air stage. The school has science laboratories for Physics, Chemistry and Biology, 2 multi-purpose hall's and over 30 State of the Art Smart Class-rooms & other spacious classrooms, three computer laboratories and a library. It has school buses for transporting students. DBA organises various intra−school and inter−school football and cricket tournaments every year.

Don Bosco Academy celebrated its Silver Jubilee (25 years) in in 1998 and its Ruby Jubilee (40 years)in 2013.

Curriculum[edit]

The school is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi since July 1983 to conduct the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (ICSE-Year-10) and from 1999 to conduct the Indian School Certificate (Year-12 ) examination (ISC-12).

Subjects[edit]

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Sanskrit
  • Mathematics
  • Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology)
  • Value Education/Moral Science
  • History, Geography, Civics
  • Computer Studies/Science/Applications
  • Economics/Economic Applications
  • Commerce/Commercial Studies/Applications
  • Business Studies
  • Accounts
  • Yoga
  • Socially Useful Productive Work (SUPW)
  • Environmental Education/Science

References[edit]

  1. ^ Our Correspondent (2013-05-10). "Mercury rise relief for kids". Telegraphindia.com. Retrieved 2013-11-14. 
  2. ^ a b "'Children's Day still relevant' - The Times of India". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 1970-01-01. Retrieved 2013-11-14. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 25°38′11″N 85°05′09″E / 25.6364°N 85.0858°E / 25.6364; 85.0858