Don Bosco Academy, Patna

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Don Bosco Academy
Don Bosco Academy, Patna logo.png
Address
Digha - Ashiana Road, PO Digha Ghat

, ,
800011

Coordinates25°38′8.64″N 85°5′8.98″E / 25.6357333°N 85.0858278°E / 25.6357333; 85.0858278Coordinates: 25°38′8.64″N 85°5′8.98″E / 25.6357333°N 85.0858278°E / 25.6357333; 85.0858278
Information
School typePrivate Co-Ed
Motto"For God and Country"
Religious affiliation(s)Christianity
Patron saint(s)Saint John Bosco
Founded1973; 46 years ago (1973)
FounderMr. Alfred & Mrs. Dorothy de Rozario
StatusActive
Sister schoolDon Bosco Academy, McCluskiegunj, Ranchi-829208
School boardIndian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE)
School districtPatna
SessionApril–March
School codeBI005/1983
DirectorAlfred George deRozario
PrincipalMary Alphonsa[1][2]
Treasurer/BursarMichael Daniell
GenderCo Education
Medium of languageEnglish
LanguageEnglish
Schedule typeMorning
Hours in school day5-6 hrs
CampusesDigha, Patna; McCluskiegunj, Ranchi
Campus size2 acres
HousesBlue, Green, Red and Yellow
SloganFor God And Country
SongBoys and girls of Don Bosco
SportsFootball, Volleyball, Cricket, Table-Tennis, Caroms, Chess, Throw ball, Karate, Yoga, Badminton
NicknameDBA
AffiliationsCouncil for the Indian School Certificate Examinations
Website

Don Bosco Academy, Patna[3][4] is a co-educational institution located in the Digha area of Patna, India, 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 his wife Dorothy de Rozario. It is now managed by the Don Bosco Anglo-Indian Educational Society. The current principal of the school is Mary Alphonsa.[5]

History[edit]

Don Bosco Academy, Patna was founded in the year 1973 by Alfred de Rozario and Dorothy de Rozario.[6] In 1972 they set up a small hostel for school going children in the name and style of Don Bosco Hostel. In 1973 they ventured to open an Anglo-Indian Co-educational school - Don Bosco Academy. Initially it served as a feeder school for the other but few, established schools of the area.

In 1981 they handed over the control and management of the school to the Don Bosco Anglo-Indian Educational Society, a registered body. In 1982 Mr. Rozario joined as Principal of Don Bosco Academy. In 1983 the school obtained affiliation to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi.

Location[edit]

The main school campus is located in Digha locality of Patna which caters to Std 5 to 12. A junior campus is located in Patliputra locality of Patna which caters to students up to Std 4.

School building and facilities[edit]

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 halls 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.[7][8]

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 and Productive Work -(SUPW)
  • Environmental Education/Science

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mercury rise relief for kids". The Telegraph. Archived from the original on 31 August 2017. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  2. ^ "'Children's Day still relevant' - Times of India". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 11 September 2017. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Kids line up special events to celebrate Teachers' Day - Times of India". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 3 September 2017. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  4. ^ "Jharkhand students shine in badminton championship - Times of India". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 11 September 2017. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  5. ^ "Schools gear up to meet summer blues - Times of India". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 11 September 2017. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  6. ^ "SCHOOL HISTORY". www.donboscopatna.com. Archived from the original on 31 August 2017. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  7. ^ "Boscoite excels in lawn tennis contest - Times of India". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 11 September 2017. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  8. ^ "Carmel, Don Bosco win carol competition - Times of India". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 11 September 2017. Retrieved 30 August 2017.

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