Baba Gandha Singh Public School

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Baba Gandha Singh Public
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"Onward and Upward"
Location
Barnala, Punjab
India
Coordinates 30°23′N 75°33′E / 30.38°N 75.55°E / 30.38; 75.55
Information
Type Private
Established 10 July 1977
Founder Gurbachan Singh
Principal Mrs. Kamaljeet Kaur Baath
Grades Nursery, Kindergarten, Classes I - XII
Campus type Suburban- open campus.
Affiliation CBSE
Website

Baba Gandha Singh Public School, or BGS Barnala, is a school in Barnala, Punjab, India. It is a senior secondary school with classes from Nursery to 10+2. It is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE), New Delhi.

Location[edit]

The school is located at the crossing of National Highway No. 71 and Dhanaula Road, near ITI Chowk in the outskirts of Barnala.

The school[edit]

Baba Gandha Singh Public School is an English medium, co-educational school affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi. It is run on public school lines. The school draws its inspiration from the ethical and moral principals enshrined in the teachings of the Gurus. Divinity is taught throughout at school as part of the curriculum. The school was inaugurated on 10 July 1977 with classes from Nursery to V. Now the school runs classes from Nursery to 10+2

Officials[edit]

The school is under the administration of the Baba Gandha Singh Educational Trust, Barnala.

  • Mrs. Kamaljeet Kaur Baath - Principal,
  • Mrs. Surinderpal Kaur - Vice Principal,
  • Mr. Sukhwinder Singh - Discipline and NCC
  • Mrs. Madhu - Head of the Primary Wing.

Aims[edit]

The school trains its pupils mentally, spiritually and physically to face the world in every sphere of activity by:

  • helping the students to become mature, spiritually oriented people of character by instilling in them the love of truth and honour based on the Universal teachings of the Gurus.
  • inculcating in them a spirit of team work and co-operation
  • letting competition promote a spirit of service and loyalty,
  • urging them to build a healthy and strong body by physical exercises, games and sports.

Co-curricular activities[edit]

All the students participate in these activities

  • Art and Drawing
  • Computer Education
  • Gardening
  • Needle Work
  • Music Vocal - Shabad kirtan
  • Moral Science
  • Cooking & Baking
  • Clay Modelling (for juniors)
  • Toy Making
  • Eco Club
  • First Aid Training
  • Traffic Training

Timings[edit]

Academic year: April to March

Timings Mon-Sat:

    • Summer 7-40am to 2-00pm
    • Winter 8-40am to 3-00pm

Courses: English, Punjabi and Hindi are the three languages taught under the three languages formula.

    • At Senior Secondary level: non-Medical, Medical and Commerce groups only with the following subjects:
      • Non-Medical - English Core, Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Physical education
      • Medical - English Core, Physics, Chemistry, biology, Physical education
      • Commerce - English Core, Business Studies, Economics, Commerce, Physical education

Houses[edit]

The students from class V to X are divided into four junior and four senior houses:

  • Sahibzada Ajit Singh House
  • Sahibzada Jujhar Singh House
  • Sahibzada Zorawar Singh House
  • Sahibzada Fateh Singh House

School tours[edit]

The students are sent on trekking, educational and historical tours during Dussehra break. Annual picnics are arranged.

School clinic[edit]

A school doctor attends to the students and they are medically examined once a year.

Games[edit]

Inter-house matches are arranged annually. Games played in school are cricket, badminton, table-tennis, basketball, Kho-kho, volleyball, handball, chess, football and athletics.

Faculty[edit]

Heads of departments (2015–2016)

Heads

  • Mrs. Surinderpal Kaur (Vice Principal)
  • Mr. Rajesh Kumar (Examination in-charge)
  • Mr. Sukhwinder Singh (NCC in-charge)

Department and Head

  • Maths Dept - Mr. Vijai Kumar Pandey
  • English Dept - Mrs. Surinderpal Kaur
  • Science Dept - Mrs. Lakhvir Kaur
  • Social Science Dept - Mrs. Seema Gupta
  • Punjabi Dept - Mrs. Harpreet Kaur
  • Hindi Dept - Mrs. Shashi Gasso
  • Sports/Physical Education Dept - Mr. Nirmal Singh
  • Music/Dance Dept - Mr. Hardev Singh
  • Arts and Crafts Dept - Mrs. Saroj Panday