Holy Angels' ISC

Academic Activities

Academic year

The academic year is from June to March. For classes VIII to XII, the school year commences in May. The year is divided into three terms with the first term beginning in June, ending with the first term examinations in August/September after which the school closes for the ten-day Onam vacation. Unit tests, a regular feature of each term are conducted usually in the middle of the term. The second term also has a duration of approximately three to four months; usually beginning with August/September and ending with the end-of–term Christmas examination. This is followed by a ten day Christmas vacation. The third and final term begins in January and goes on to the end of March, when the final examinations are conducted. The school is closed for the summer vacation for two months (April, May).

School schedule

The school timing is from 8.45am to 3.30 pm. The whole school assembles at 8.45 am for the morning prayers, led by the principal and coordinated by the teachers and house captains. Each day is divided into eight study periods of forty minutes duration. From 10.45 am to 10.55 am is the brunch interval. The morning session ends at 12.45 pm. After a 45 minute lunch break, the afternoon session begins. Class prayers mark the beginning and end of the afternoon session.

Working hours

School working hours 8.45 am to 3.30 pm
Interval 10.50 am to 11.05 am
Lunch break 12.45 pm to 1.30 pm

The school office works between 8.30 am to 4pm. The office remains closed on the second Saturdays of every month, on Sundays and on Public Holidays.

Scheme of study

The courses offered are ICSE and ISC. The academic pattern is prescribed by the Indian Council of Secondary Education.

Assessments and examinations

Teachers conduct periodic assessments by way of class tests, mid term and term examinations. Grades and ranks are awarded. Promotions are based on overall progress of the student.

Project work is an essential part of the curriculum of the ICSE examination. The project work in each subject carries 20 marks. Regular evaluation of SUPW (Socially Useful and Productive Work) are made and sent to the Council.