10 PK Guha Road, Dum Dum, Kolkata 700 028
Website : http://auxiliumdumdum.org
Know, love, help one another and keep united
Schools of Salesian Sisters of Don Bosco
Daughters of Mary Help of Christians (FMA)
St. John Bosco & St. Mary Mazzarello
In the year
More than 14000 Sisters
94 Nations in 5 Continents
An Educational & Spiritual Method Known as PREVENTIVE SYSTEM which means:
• A constant search for values which promotes one’s personal growth and contributes to the development of one’s human and civil culture
• The authentic experience of God lived with simplicity and translated into a communal rapport with one’s brethren
• The kindness that strengthens the bond of friendship builds up the family spirit and creates solidarity
• Accepting Mary the Model Woman as teacher and mother, who helps, guides, protects and teaches self-giving for the service of others.
• The Sisters involve themselves in various forms of apostolic presences such as the oratory youth centers, catechetical apostolate, schools, street children, boarding houses, students centres and technology centers, and in many other various forms of human- social promotion such as medical-dental and livelihood programs.
Auxilium Convent School, Dum Dum is an English-medium School established in 1960. It is owned by the Salesian Sisters of Kolkata, a registered body under the Societies of West Bengal Act XXVI of 1961. It is a Catholic Educational Institution run by the Salesian Sisters. It is a minority School recognized by the Education Department of West Bengal for both the Indian Certificate of Secondary Examination (ICSE) and the Indian School Certificate Examinations (ISC).
AIM OF OUR SCHOOL
• To educate in a family atmosphere
• Intellectually enlightened
• Spiritually profound
• Emotionally balanced
• Socially committed
• Morally responsible
• Young women who can play a competent, critical and creative role in the Society and Church for a better humanity
Important Code of Conduct
• Students are forbidden to join social media till they complete ICSE. They are not allowed to have the school staff as their friends in the social media. Students who are in classes 11 and 12 are permitted to join social media, but must do so with great discretion. They should have no negative comments in the social media about any individual. Breach of the above code of conduct justifies expulsion from the school without further notice.
• Students from Class 8 onwards are allowed to wear wrist watches with black belts.
It is the policy of the school to discourage private tuition, as a student should be able to progress in her work as a result of good teaching in school. Teachers are not allowed to undertake private tuitions.
• New admissions are made only to Nursery Class. Other admissions, if any, will depend on the availability of seats and the competence of the student at the admission test.
• At the time of admission, the Original Birth Certificate from the municipality/corporation along with the photocopy should be produced. Catholic students must also produce a Baptism Certificate. The date of birth, once registered, will not be altered.
• Pupils coming from a recognized school are required to bring a leaving certificate from the school last attended and also the Mark Sheet of the last examination. Transfer Certificate from a school outside Kolkata must be countersigned by the Education Officer of the District concerned.
ISC (Classes 11-12) COURSE
The Course follows the ICSE Examination. It is a separate course and admission to it is entirely restricted to students who have completed the ICSE Examination. Admission is granted at the discretion of the School Authorities. A fresh application letter is required for admission to this Course. The School provides with Humanities, Commerce and Science groups.
Criteria for admission to ISC
• Only unmarried candidate will be allowed to continue the ISC Course.
• Regularity in attendance and performance in class 9-10, good character and involvement in co-curricular activities; more academic proficiency will not make the students eligible for admission to Class 11.
• High performance in the Board Examination and’ consistent academic performance in Class 9-10.
• Admission however, will be barred to those students, whose parents do not attend the Parent-Teacher Meetings or whose Report Card remain uncollected after the examinations students who have been irregular in school, regularly defaulting in doing home work and projects and submitting it for correction. Conduct record of a student and her parents has a major role to play in her admission to ISC.
• Since the seats are limited in class 11, those who fail to fulfill the eligibility norms cannot be considered for admission.
Introduced from Class 3 upwards - Aims
• To stimulate a keen sense of union among all pupils in school
• To stimulate a greater effort in sports and academic achievements
• To develop a sense of belonging and consequently a good spirit
• To train in leadership and sense of responsibility
• To offer the pupils models whom they can imitate
The cultural and co-curricular activities of the School are conducted through House System and Group System in accordance with the educational method of St. John Bosco.
The House System provides ample opportunity for an all round education and development of the students. There are Four Houses each having its own Colour, Patron and Motto and guided by the appointed Moderators.
Its main aim is to work in unity and collaboration in the exchange of ideas, opinions etc. for the integral growth of the child. Each House is guided by their own Captains and Vice-Captains respectively.
• The school fees cover twelve calendar months and must be paid in six installments. No reduction is made for holidays or broken periods. Pupils are liable to be charged full fees as long as their names are officially on the rolls.
• Pupils joining or leaving the school during any term will have to pay the tuition fee of the month and the annual fees. Absence from examination does not mean exemption from Examination fees.
• Annual Fees and Examination Fees shall be paid at the time of admission or renewal of School Calendar.
• There will be a very nominal yearly increase in the tuition fees that will take care of the yearly increment of the staff.
• The school reserves the right to increase the fees at any time of the year if any increment is considered necessary.
• Computer centre
• Science labs
The Association of Past Pupils of the Salesian Sisters (FMA), which is recognized as a member of the Salesian Family, is a lay group, promoted by the Institute of the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians (Salesian Sisters).
It is made up of men and women who have been educated in any work of the Salesian Sisters. irrespective of their religious, cultural, social or ethnic background. Membership is also open to those who, though not educated by the Salesian Sisters, have become aware of Salesian values and have assumed them in their own lives, through an appropriate formation process.