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We would like to find a number of schools to participate in our art project. We are hoping to explore and represent what we can see from our window in a range of styles and techniques. We would then like to swap these with other schools so that we can compare and discuss our different localities. I am hoping that this swapping can be done both in an online gallery and by post. I look forward to hearing from anyone who may be interested in joining our global network! Gemma Corpus Christi Primary School Portsmouth England

Age range
5 - 18
Language
English
Owner
Gemma Cleall
Project stage
In progress
Last update
4 years ago
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Our questions to India...

Thanks for sending your art work... Please answer our questions! Corpus Christi Portsmouth, England

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Do most people in your area own farms?
8 years ago

From Class 5/6 GC

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Re: Do most people in your area own farms?
8 years ago

First of all thanks for asking questions and showing your interest in us. All JNVs are in remote areas and they are near villages mostly .Our school is also surrounded by farms and the village is 2 kms away from our campus. But the pupils generally belong to city or remote villages. In vacations we go our home towns.We are lucky to see village life closely. When we came here we thought we could not adjust but now it's lovable to leave here now.

Prafful

JNV Bhiwani

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Re: Do most people in your area own farms?
8 years ago

No ,not the all but most of them own farms .Those who have no farms they do other works related with the farming or go out of the village for some job.

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What subjects do you study in school?
8 years ago

From Class 5/6 GC

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Re: What subjects do you study in school?
8 years ago

We study English, Hindi, Social Science, Maths, Art, P.E.,Music, S.U.P.W.( SOCIALLY USEFUL PRODUCTIVE WORKS, Telugu (Regional Language of South India for promoting harmony), Computers, Science or Environmental Studies. Besides we learn Social Services too through N.C.C. & N.S.S., Scouts& Guides

Prafful

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Re: What subjects do you study in school?
8 years ago

We learn moral values too by living in school. We learn to adjust with our fellows and do social service. Our parents are proud of us.

Prafful

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Re: What subjects do you study in school?
8 years ago

In our school we teach main subjects like English,Hindi ,Maths ,Science,Social Science,Computers,Art,Music,.Besides these subjects we impart education about values  and socially usefully productive work in which the students learn how to use waste material.Students are also taught about scout and guide and also about the rules of games.

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Re: What subjects do you study in school?
8 years ago

We study Russian, Maths, Literature, English, Geography, etc

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Re: What subjects do you study in school?
8 years ago

Olga

what are you doing in math at present specially in grade 5

Hira

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Is your village very isolated? How far is it to the nearest town?
8 years ago

From Class 5/6 GC

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Re: Is your village very isolated? How far is it to the nearest town?
8 years ago

Yes ,our village is far away from main city but here all facilities are available. The city is about 40 kms away. We go to city only when we are returning back to home towns. Teachers are also from other states. School is residential so we live in this village. We have no connection with outside world or village generally as everything is available in campus.Only we have to study and play.

 

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Re: Is your village very isolated? How far is it to the nearest town?
8 years ago

Our school is three km away from the town .It is isolated but surrounded by the villages.

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Is farming the most popular job in your village?
8 years ago

From Class 5/6 GC

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Re: Is farming the most popular job in your village?
8 years ago

No, a few people do farming and others do business or go to services in the city. Natives of villages have moved to metropolitans also for jobs. Some of the villagers are successful businessmen in Kolkata , Gujarat and often come to village and help poor people.Our village has Public Schools too.Farming is done by servants of rich merchants or poor people.

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Re: Is farming the most popular job in your village?
8 years ago

No ,farming is not the only job of the villagers .They do different work and also go out for the service.There you can find a doctor,ironsmith,shopkeeper,contractor,midwives,teachers,policeman,butcher etc.A village in our India is a small community with all the facilities and jobs in it .They depend on each other for getting the services.

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What is the examination pattern in your school?Do you conduct test to evaluate your students?If yes then how many time in a year?
8 years ago

We in Navodaya conduct unit test and term test.Now our examination system has changed.From last year we have adopted grading system.

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Re: What is the examination pattern in your school?Do you conduct test to evaluate your students?If yes then how many time in a year?
8 years ago
We take exams in May at the end of Key Stage 2 (aged 11) - these are compulsory government led tests and are marked externally. In addition to these we test each year in the summer and mark these tests in school. We also carry out informal assessments throughout the year.
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Tests
8 years ago

We take exams in May at the end of Key Stage 2 (aged 11) - these are compulsory government led tests and are marked externally.

In addition to these we test each year in the summer and mark these tests in school.

We also carry out informal assessments throughout the year.

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Re: Tests
8 years ago

Its good practice but I want to know how do you carry out informal assessments ,What are the tools and indicators do you adopt for assessment?What are the objectives behind these assessments?In India now the government has started grading system in which we have to assess the overall performance of the child.Besides it we have to conduct two summative examinations ,one in the middle of the session and another in the end of the session.I would be happy if you please tell us the ways and techniques which you adopt for the assessment.

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Re: Tests
8 years ago

We use a system called APP (Assessing Pupil's Progress). It is based on levels beginning at 1c and ending at 5a (e.g. 1c, 1b, 1a, 2c, 2b, and so on). We have a set of objectives that a child must meet to achieve each level. Evidence for the is assessment is collected through a range of independent working opportunities and recorded by the class teacher on a crib sheet. This is then triangulated with test results to give an accurate assessment of the child. We currently assess in this way for reading, writing and maths.

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math
8 years ago
What are you doing in math at present--class VA, Birla high School, Kolkata, India
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Evauation
8 years ago

How are students evaluated in Science at IX and X standard

                        Madan

JNV Moradabad is located in the midst of farming lands, far away from the maddening crowd.One can see only rustic people busy in work morning till night .They have their own way of living but the atmosphere and environment of the place is very soothing.calm and quite.You can enjoy the scenic beauty of not only the local area but the hills of Uttrakhand are also there to cature the natural beauty.No doubt the vidyalaya is located in Uttar Predesh but it is near to the boundary of Ramnagar and Kashipur which are the worth visiting places of Uttrakahnd.Lets see what you feel and think about the school after watching the snaps taken from my window.

 Km Veena Rawat

What we see outside our window -JNV Bhiwani India

Scenes outside our window

Students' drawings JNV Bhiwani

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