ASSESSMENT AND PROMOTION (Classes XI & XII)
Promotion from class XI to XII is given only to those students who secure 33% marks in all the subjects in the Annual Examination. In the case of subjects involving practical work, a student must obtain 33% marks in theory and 33% marks in practical separately in order to qualify for promotion.
ASSESSMENT AND PROMOTION (Classes VI to X)
• The assessment for Scholastic and Co-Scholastic areas of the students will be done in a Continuous and Comprehensive manner.
• The assessment will be recorded at the end of every two months in the CCE card. This card has been divided into three parts.
Part 1: Part 1 consists of the evaluation of Scholastic Attainments which will be reflected in this card in the form of Grades.
• There will be two terms in every class. For class X the First Term will be from May to September. For classes VI to IX the first term will be from June to September. For classes VI to X the Second Term from October to March.
• Each term will have two Formative and one Summative Assessment.
• A series of Formative assessments will be held throughout the academic year an average of which in every two months will be indicated in the CCE card.
• Summative Assessment 1 and 2 will be held in the months of September and March respectively.
• Summative Assessments will be pen and paper tests whereas Formative assessments will use a variety of tools like Seminars, Conversation/Interviews, Assignments, Oral Questions, Projects, Quizzes, Research Work (Group), Surveys, Observations, Explorations, Experimentation, Class work, Homework, Simulated activities, Discussions and Class Tests.
• The grading Scale for the Scholastic Domain is based on a nine point grading Scale.
Marks Range Grade Grade Point
91-100 A 1 10
81-90 A 2 9.0
71-80 B 1 8.0
61-70 B 2 7.0
51-60 C 1 6.0
41-50 C 2 5.0
33-40 D 4.0
21-32 E 1
00-20 E 2
• Based on the score the students obtain in Co-scholastic Areas, their grades in Scholastic Areas may be upscaled.
• The CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average) will be provided.
• Overall indicative Percentage of marks = CGPA x 9.5
• Promotion to higher classes is based on obtaining a grade higher than E1.
• Any student who failed in obtaining the qualifying grade in classes VI to IX will be given one chance to improve his/her performance within a period of two weeks after the Second Summative Assessment.
Calculation of Overall Grade:
Formative Assessment 1 : 10 marks
Formative Assessment 2 : 10 marks
Summative Assessment 1 : 30 marks
Formative Assessment 3 : 10 marks
Formative Assessment 4 : 10 marks
Summative Assessment 2 : 30 marks
Part 2: consists of Co-Scholastic Areas where students are assessed in four parts on a five point grading scale once in a year.
Grade Grade Point
A 4.1 – 5.0
B 3.1 – 4.0
C 2.1 – 3.0
D 1.1 – 2.0
E 0 – 1.0
• Minimum qualifying grade in Co-scholastic Areas is D.
Part 2(A): Life Skills:
(For Classes IX & X):
• This consists of Thinking Skills, Social Skills and Emotional Skills
(For Classes VI to VIII)
• This consists of Self Awareness, Problem Solving, Decision Making, Critical Thinking, Creative Thinking, Interpersonal Relationships, Effective Communication, Empathy, Managing Emotions and Dealing with Stress.
• Work Education
Suggestive Activities: Cookery Skills, Preparation of Stationary Items, Tying & Dying and Screen Printing, Preparing paper out of waste paper, Hand embroidery, Running a book bank, Repair and maintenance of domestic electric gadgets, Computer operation and maintenance, Photography etc.
• Visual and Performing Arts
Suggestive Activities: Music (Vocal, Instrumental), Dance, Drama, Drawing, Painting, Craft, Sculpture, Puppetry, Folk Art forms etc.
• This consists of attitude towards Teachers, Schoolmates, School Programmes and Environment and Value Systems.
• Value Systems refers to the framework which must be developed right through primary to secondary level.
Part 3: consists of Co-Scholastic Activities wherein choice in participation and assessment thereof is available. This part consists of two sub parts. In both the parts assessment is done on a five point grading scale.
Part 3(A): Literary & Creative skills, Scientific skills, Information and Communicative Technology (ICT) and Organizational and Leadership Skills (Clubs). A student is expected to choose two activities from these four groups and will be assessed on their level of participation and achievement.
Literary & Creative Skills: Debate, Declamation, Creative Writing, Recitation, Poster-making, Slogan Writing, Theatre etc.
Scientific Skills: Science Club, Projects, Maths Club, Science Quiz, Science Exhibition, Olympiads etc.
Information and Communication Technology (ICT): Power Point Presentation, Website and Cover Page Designing, Animation, Programming, E-books etc.
Organizational & Leadership Skills: Eco Club, Health & Wellness Club, Heritage Club, Disaster Management Club, Literary Club, Scientific Club etc.
Eight different kinds of activities have been provided.
1. Sports/ Indigenous sports (Kho-kho etc.)
2. NCC / NSS
3. Scouting and Guiding
7. First Aid
The learner will be assessed on any two activities that are chosen from within the eight different activities.
(Class I to V)
• From Class I to V, every student’s performance in Scholastic, Co-scholastic and Personality Development areas will be observed based on a series of evaluations the average of which will be indicated in the Achievement Record twice in an academic year as Evaluation 1 and Evaluation 2.
• The assessment will be indicated in the Record as grades.
• A student should obtain at least a C Grade for promotion to higher classes.
Though the school follows a no pass no fail system in the Kindergarten section, regular assessments will be conducted to ensure that the students achieve age related academic and non-academic proficiencies.
• All assessments with regard to the academic status of the students shall be done in marks and overall assessment will be given in grades.
• The students are expected to come well prepared for all examinations and tests. On no account the use of unfair means will be condoned.
• Absence during examination will be viewed seriously and will affect the promotion of students.
• Presence of the students throughout the academic year is obligatory as promotion is based on the day to day work of the students throughout the year which is evaluated through Formative Assessments and also on the performance in the Summative Assessments. Any student who absents himself/herself except in the case of inability due to sickness and the like will have to run the risk of being detained in the same class. Request for re-tests will not be considered.
• Progress Reports will be issued to the parents after each assessment and parents are to meet the Principal to discuss remedial measures if the student has not reached the pass level.
• The name of any student failing two years in succession in the same class or failing twice in three consecutive years will be struck off the rolls and considered withdrawn. The same applies to students who are too old to repeat the class. Transfer Certificate will be granted to such pupils on request.
• No student who has less than 85% (75% in Kindergarten) attendance to his/her credit in a particular academic year shall be permitted to appear for the Annual Examination. They will not be promoted to the next higher class even if they obtain pass mark in overall grading.