Homework and home assignments are given as part of continuous learning and to encourage and develop independent study skills.
No homework is given to kindergarten and lower primary pupils. One subject per day will be given to upper primary school and two subjects’ homework is given to Middle and Secondary School Students. It will be returned after two days. No project work can be given to be done at home. A diary is maintained and updated on daily basis by class teacher for guidance to the parents. The total duration of the home work will not exceed more than 1 hour.
Class works will be corrected by the teachers after the completion of each lesson and Homework on weekly basis. The general policy of the correction of the answer scripts of the Term Examinations is as per marking scheme.
There will be separate model of progress report cards for classes I-II, III-VIII, IX, and X. The marks and grades both will be reflected in all the classes.
Tests & Examinations
- For classes I and II scheme of eight cycle assessment would be conducted throughout the year.
- For classes III – VIII pattern of assessment given by CBSE will be implemented having two terms i.e. 1st term and 2nd term. However, both the terms will be treated separately without including portion of 1st term in the 2nd term.
There will be periodic test in each Term of 40 marks which will be reduced to 10 marks in report card for final assessment.
In classes VI- VIII, the student scoring E grade in Half Yearly and Yearly examination will be given one opportunity to improve their performance in Half Yearly and Yearly examination separately.
- For class IX and X CBSE pattern will be followed. There will be annual exam and three periodic written tests in the entire academic year and the average of the best two will be taken. For the purpose of graded learning, three tests may be held as one being the midterm with portion of syllabus cumulatively covered. The average of the best two tests will be taken for final assessment. The co-scholastic activities for all classes will be graded term wise on a three point grading scale as given by CBSE.
- The remodeled assessment structure for Class X
- Scholastic Area
Mathematics, Science, Social Studies and Two Languages: Board will conduct Class – X Examination for 80 marks in each subject covering 100% syllabus of the subject of Class – X only. Student has to secure 33% marks out of 80 marks in each subject Marks and Grades both will be awarded for individuals subjects.
20 Marks (Internal Assessment) Student has to secure 33% marks out of overall 20 marks earmarked in each subject.
- Periodic Test (10 Marks): Periodic written Test, restricted to three in each subject in an Academic Year. Average of the best two tests to be taken for final marks submission
- Notebook Submission (5 Marks): This will cover Regularity, Assignment completion, Neatness and upkeep of notebook. Notebook submission as a part of internal assessment is aimed at enhancing seriousness of students towards preparing notes for the topics being taught.
- Subject Enrichment Activity (5 Marks): These are subject specific application activities aimed at enrichment of the understanding and skill development. These activities are to be recorded internally by respective subject teachers.
For Languages: Activities conducted for subject enrichment in languages should aim at equipping the learner to develop effective speaking and listening skills.
For Mathematics: The listed laboratory activities and projects as given in the prescribed publication of CBSE/NCERT may be followed.
For Science: The listed practical works/activities may be carried out as prescribed by the CBSE in the curriculum.
Details regarding split up of syllabus, design of question paper, blue print and progress report will be provided in due course.
Schools shall promote co-curricular activities for the holistic development of the student. These activities will be graced on a 5 – point grading scale (A to E) and will have no descriptive indicators. No up scaling of grades will be done.
Work education is a distinct curricular area for students for participation in social, economic and welfare activities. Student gets a sense of community service and develops self-reliance. (for Pre-Vocational Education as per scheme of studies)
iii. Discipline (Attendance, Sincerity, Behaviour, Values):
Discipline significantly impacts career shaping and it helps build character, Sincerity, good behaviour and values develop strength and foster unity and co-operation. Therefore, the element of discipline has been introduced. Class teacher will be responsible for grading the students on a Five-point scale (A to E). The internal assessment comprising 20 marks (10+5+5) entails objectivity and a structured approach. For a holistic assessment, the teachers are expected to make it an effective tool.