St. Don Bosco's College

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St. Don Bosco College
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St. Don Bosco's College
In Love and Service
Address
Kheri Road
Lakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Pradesh, 262701
India
Coordinates 38°08′N 47°02′E / 38.14°N 47.03°E / 38.14; 47.03
Information
Established November, 1979
School district Kheri District
Authority The Catholic Diocese of Lucknow[1]
Faculty Above 85 members
Pupils Above 3200
Medium of language English, Hindi
Hours in school day 6
Campus size 6.8 acres (28,000 m2)
Houses Don Bosco, Dominics, Patricks, Francis
School colour(s) Red, Blue, Green, Yellow
Song Don Bosco's Anthem by Ms M Sealy
Affiliation Central Board Of Secondary Education (CBSE)[2]
Website
St. Don Bosco's College

St. Don Bosco's College, Lakhimpur is an English Language college in India.

The college was founded in November, 1979. It was started with the object of imparting modern education to the students in a manner that conserves their religion, language, script and culture. The school is owned and managed by "The Catholic Diocese of Lucknow", a charitable religious society.[3]

This institution is situated in Lakhimpur Kheri a district of Uttar Pradesh in the Lucknow division. It is equipped with laboratories, classrooms, a library, badminton courts, table-tennis, basketball and volleyball courts and extensive playgrounds for football, hockey, cricket with athletics, and a computer lab.

St. Don Bosco's College
St. Don Bosco's College

Students[edit]

The College provides co-education for boys and girls.

Medium[edit]

English is the only medium of instruction.

Sections[edit]

The College has the following sections:

  • Pre-Primary – Nursery and KG
  • Primary – I to V
  • Middle and Secondary – VI to X
  • Senior Secondary – XI to XII

Affiliation[edit]

The College is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi and prepares students for the Central Board Of Secondary Education (CBSE) examination.

Courses of Study[edit]

Curricular: From Nursery to Class X General education in all the subjects is provided.

For Classes XI and XII the College provides courses of studies in English, Hindi, Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology), Mathematics, Computer Literacy and Socially Useful Productive Work (SUPW) only.

Co-curricular: Besides academic courses, the College provides co-curricular activities like debates, dramatics, elocution, music, art/craft, socially useful and productive works, electronics and food craft.

Games and Sports: The College has large play-fields for hockey, football, cricket, badminton, table-tennis, courts for basketball, volleyball and facilities for Athletics.

Physical Education : For physical education and fitness regular training is provided through Physical Training classes.

Functions and Programs: Teachers' Day, Children's Day, Parents' Day, Independence Day, Republic Day, Patron's Day, Christmas Day, Workers' Day, etc. are celebrated with cultural and field activities.

Service to the community: Awareness and action oriented Programs. Participation is compulsory for all the students.

Other Activities: Excursions, picnics and various projects are undertaken during the year.

Administration[edit]

"The Catholic Diocese of Lucknow"[4] – The Founder Body through the Catholic Education Society Lucknow administers the College.

Management Committee : This body manages the day-to-day affairs of the College.

Academic Council : Sectional and subject-wise Staff Representatives form the academic Council of the College to manage the curricular and co-curricular activities.

Student Council : College captain. House captains/Vice captains and other prefects appointed from among the Class XII.

Disciplinary Committee: Headed by the Vice-Principal, the House Masters and the P.T.I, see to the discipline on the Campus.

Parent-Teacher meetings: Regular Parent-Teacher meetings are held to bring together parents and teachers to co-ordinate and co-operate for the all round growth of children.

Publication[edit]

The College annual magazine is published to give an insight to parents/guardians and well wishers about college happenings and to encourage literary skills among the students.

Houses[edit]

The school is divided into four houses –

  • St Don Bosco (red)
  • St Patrick (green)
  • St Dominic Savio (yellow)
  • St Francis (blue)

Throughout the year inter-house events are organised, such as sports and social work. The house with the best performance in all the events is awarded the Best House Trophy at the end of the year.

Alumni[edit]

The alumni association of St. Don Bosco College is called the "St. Don Bosco College Lakhimpur Ex Student's Association". The Alumni's have established an executive committee which hosts several events throughout the year.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The history of Catholic Diocese of Lucknow. Catholicdiocese-lucknow.com. Retrieved on 2013-12-21.
  2. ^ [1][dead link]
  3. ^ Catholic Diocese of Lucknow. Catholicdiocese-lucknow.com. Retrieved on 2013-12-21.
  4. ^ EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS IN THE DIOCESE. Catholicdiocese-lucknow.com. Retrieved on 2013-12-21.
  5. ^ St. Don Bosco School Lakhimpur Ex-Students Association. facebook.com

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