St. Joan’s School is an educational institution located in Zirakpur, SAS Nagar ,India. The school was founded by Shanta Khosla Nayyar in the year 2005 .It follows the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) curriculam.
The school started in the year 2005, as a primary school from nursery to class five with a staff of twelve members. It is a school with an Indian mind ,an Indian heart and an Indian soul ;-a school that celebrates the culture of excellence and is an embodiment of values .We believe that a curriculum of excellence with a global dimension is central to the education of children to face the challenges of 21st century with confidence and strength of character.
The school is housed in its own newly built ,well -ventilated two-storey building with a playground It has more than 800 students and 40 staff members
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
The motto of the school is “knowledge is power”.
This mantra inspires all our students the inexhaustible potential of knowledge and helps them shape their destiny. We lead, direct, motivate and guide the students entrusted in our care and instil in them values of justice, peace and love. The school helps them become keen learners by developing their skills as academic achievers, progressive thinkers, effective communicators and responsible citizens. The combined energies of the teachers and the students assist the ‘Joanians’ to emulate the motto and receive blessings in abundance from the Lord .
“A good start is very essential for a better finish”. Following this path St.Joan’s Public School,Zirakpur follows CBSE NEW DELHI. The school follows the continuous comprehensive evaluation (CCE) pattern of examination to evaluate a child’s performance throughout the year.
We recognize that education needs to focus on the development of the students, who need to be nurtured, engaged and challenged intellectually, emotionally and physically. The school provides ample opportunities to the students to tap and nurture their inherent talents. For this, a synergistic blend of following co – curricular activities has been made the part of the school curriculum.
3.Debate and declamation contests.
4.Audio and video activities e.g. arts, music, theatre and dance.
5.Brain storming sessions e.g. quizes, exhibitions.
6.Educational games and simulations.
CO-SCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES (sports)
STAFF AND TEAM
The biggest asset of any educational institution is its teaching faculty. We have been fortunate and blessed enough to have a well-knit team of dedicated, trained, highly qualified and experienced experts in various disciplines. Our teachers are facilitators, who hold the hands of the children, helping them for taking flight into a world of opportunity, self-help and success.
The child has a body that grows and the soul that develops. Such mysterious things should neither be left undirected nor stifled. Hence classroom teaching are interactive & appropriately supported by multimedia teaching aids. Group discussions, seminars, visits by eminent personalities of the society, field visits, projects work, other activities [Literary, Cultural, Sports & Information Technology] form an integral part of learning at school.
The School stands committed to provide comprehensive education which seeks to develop the children into academically strong, morally upright and socially well integrated individuals. Our efforts are to inculcate in our students, the appreciation & understanding of our rich cultural heritage along with the values of secularism, tolerance & fair play.