Devamatha CMI Public School Thrissur

CURRICULUM

Devamatha is an ISO certified School (ISO 9001:2008) that follows the curriculum of the Central Board of Secondary Education. The medium of instruction is English. Hindi and Malayalam are the additional languages taught, one of which can be dropped from class IX onwards.

CLASSWISE STUDY GROUPS

All students from class V to XII are grouped into 4-5 members each at the beginning of the academic year under the leadership of the mentors and group leaders. Each of these groups is monitored by a group leader who oversees the academic progress made by each member on a day to day basis. In addition to this, the class mentor will give help and advice to the pupils entrusted to their care. Pupil thus empowered and enriched with potential are expected to help others for improvement and excellence.

EXAMINATION AND PROMOTION

The pattern of examination is based on the evaluation scheme issued as per the directives of the CBSE. To increase the confidence of the students to start preparing for class X Board Examination, the CBSE has decided to implement the uniform system of assessment and examination adhering to the provision of RTE 2009. The scheme for class I - VIII is designed Termwise with gradual increase in the learning assessment as the students move forward. This would prepare the students to cover the whole syllabus of the academic year and face the challenge of class X Board examination and would thus ensure the ‘quality of education’. For the holistic development of the students co-scholastic activities will be graded termwise on the aspects of regularity, sincere participation, teamwork etc.

ATTENDANCE

Regular attendance in the class is expected from all the pupils. Any irregularity in this regard or absence without prior permission will adversely affect the evaluation of the concerned pupil and may entail disciplinary action.

No pupil shall absent himself/herself without prior permission. If this is not possible for unforeseen reasons, the reasons for leave should be entered in the diary on the first day of return to the school. A Medical Certificate should be produced by students who avail more than 3 days of absence.

Those who absent themselves for more than 10 days without leave will be removed from the rolls.

Half-a-day leave will not be granted to pupils unless requested by parents in case of an emergency.

A minimum of 80% of the total working days of the academic year is a pre-requisite for promotion.

Attendance on the dates of opening and closing of school is compulsory.

GRADING SYSTEM