Good Shepherd Convent, Shahdol

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Good Shepherd Convent Sr.Sec School, Shahdol
Good Shepherd Convent school, Shahdol, Madhya Pradesh (1985).jpg
Address
Opp. Govt. Polytechnic college
Pandav Nagar
Shahdol, Madhya Pradesh 484001
India
Coordinates 23°18′15″N 81°20′57″E / 23.3043°N 81.3492°E / 23.3043; 81.3492Coordinates: 23°18′15″N 81°20′57″E / 23.3043°N 81.3492°E / 23.3043; 81.3492
Information
School type Private Unaided, Independent
Motto "Life Is To Give"
Established 1971
Founded 1971
Opened 1971
Status Running
School board CBSE
School district Shahdol
Authority Carmel Convent Congregation
Principal Sr. Mercelet
Headteacher Mrs. Mini
Number of students 3000
Average class size 51
Classes offered Play school, Nursery, Kinder Garden, Elementary, and middle school for boys and girld, and 10+2 for girls
Medium of language English
Hours in school day 6 hours
Campus size 2 acres
Houses 4
Song "Jaan se bhi pyara..."
Nickname Convent school
Rival Kendriya Vidyalay
Accreditation CBSE (India)
Publication The Shephered's Voice

Good Shepherd Convent, Shahdol is a School in Shahdol district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

The school educates its students using a modified block schedule program, eight periods each day. Students at the school are also taught through a standard-based essential skills program, where students must demonstrate mastery/pass exams of all skills deemed necessary in a class before marks/credits can be earned; additionally, students must achieve a grade higher than C by the year's end, as scores lower than C equate to a "No mark", and the course must be retaken.

Facilities[edit]

The school is equipped with laboratories, a library, a staff room, garden, grass fields and playground.

Academic curriculum[edit]

In accordance with recommendations made by the India's Central Board of Secondary Education, students are taught using a standards-based curriculum; each student much fulfill a set of essential skills before they are allowed to pass the class. For some classes, like English, essential skills may be demonstrated by receiving a passing grade on assigned essays or tests. In classes like mathematics, Essential Skills must be demonstrated by receiving a passing grade on cumulative tests and annual tests/exams. Any grade below a grade of C is considered a No Mark (NM) or a No Credit (NC); the class must then be repeated to get a passing grade. This plan attempts to prepare students for the CBSE HSC and SSC Exam, the test covers six subjects in SSC and all the subjects of the selected stream and a compulsory language in HSC.

Extracurricular activities[edit]

School has four houses - Tagore, Nehru, Subhash and Gandhi, named after the Indian freedom fighters. Students participate in academic, sports, cultural activities and competitions. Every year school has an annual day with cultural and other programs. A science exhibition is organized.