THE SCHOOL STRUCTURE AND SYSTEM
ASSESSMENTS AND PROMOTIONS
The school will conduct assessments as scheduled in this calendar and attendance is compulsory for all the students. If a holiday for unforeseen reasons is declared on the scheduled assessment day, the same will be conducted after the last day of the assessment.
Class 1 to 10
The school has adopted the system of two Periodic Assessments, a Half Yearly Exam and Yearly Examination.
EVALUATIONS AND TESTS
Assessments shall be as follows:
(Assessments Pattern is subject to change in accordance to CBSE norms / guidelines)
*Subject enrichment activites will be conducted for all subjects over the course of the year and carry a weightage of 5%. Students have to adhere to the format as instructed and follow the time schedule for submission of the same.
* Notebooks – Maintenance and completion of class work and homework will carry a weightage of 5%.
Scholastic Area: The Area: assessment structure and examination have been prepared in view of the provisions of RTE-Act 2009 and comprises of two terms i.e. Term-1 and Term-2 as explained:
|Subjects||TERM-1 (100 marks) (1st half of the session)||TERM-2 (100 marks) (2nd half of the session)|
|20 marks Periodic Assessment + 80 marks for Half Yearly Exam||20 marks Periodic Assessment + 80 marks for Yearly Exam|
|Language-1||PA 20 marks||Half Yearly Exam||PA 20 marks||Yearly Exam Written exam for 80 marks with syllabus coverage as below:|
|* Written exa for 80 marks with syllabus covered till announcement of Half Yearly exam dates by school||Class 1-6|
|* Periodic Test for 10 marks with Syllabus covered till announcement of test dates by school||* Periodic Test for 10 marks with Syllabus covered till announcement of test dates by school||Class 6: 10% of 1st term covering significant topics|
|Language-2||+ entire syllabus of 2nd term Class 7: 20% of 1st term covering significant topics|
|+ entire syllabus of 2nd term Class 8: 30% of 1st term covering significant topics|
|Language-3||+entire syllabus of 2nd term|
|Mathematics||* Note Book Submission 5 marks at term-end||* Note Book Submission 5 marks at term-end|
|Science||* Subject Enrichment 5 marks at term-end||* Subject Enrichment 5 marks at term-end|
|Any other Subjects|
Subject Enrichment Activities
These are subject-specific activities aimed at enhancing the understanding and skills of the students. These activities are to be carried out throughout the term, however, they will be evaluated at the end of the term.
The Languages will devise their own methods and parameters for assessment of the languages and students listening and speaking skills.
Practical work and activities in Science will be undertaken as suggested by the NCERT Syllabus and Text Books.
Map or the project work will be undertaken as suggested by the NCERT Syllabus and Text Books.
Grading Scale for Scholastic Areas (Class 1-10)
School will award grades as per the following grading scale
|91 – 100||A1|
|81 – 90||A2|
|71 – 80||B1|
|61 – 70||B2|
|51 – 60||C1|
|41 – 50||C2|
|33 – 40||D|
|32 & Below||E (Needs improvement)|
Co-Scholastic Activities (Class 1-10)
For the holistic development of the student, co-curricular activities in the following areas be carried out in CBSE affiliated schools by the teachers and will be graded term-wise on a 3-point grading scale (A=Outstanding, B=Very Good and C=Fair). The aspect of regularity, sincere participation, output and teamwork be the generic criteria for grading in the following
(a) Work Education – Work Education refers to skill-based activities resulting in goods or services useful to the community
(b) Art Education (Visual & Performing Art)
(c) Health and Physical Education (Sports / Martial Arts / Yoga / Scouts / Guides etc.)
Discipline (Class 1-10)
The students will also be assessed for discipline which will be based on the following factors – attendance, sincerity, behavior, values, tidiness, respectfulness for rules and regulations, attitude towards society, nation and others. Grading on Discipline will be done term-wise on a 3-point grading scale (A=Outstanding, B=Very Good and C=Fair).
St. Joseph’s Indian Primary School
23, Vittal Mallya Road,
Bengaluru – 560 001