Don Bosco School, Park Circus, Kolkata

Don Bosco School, Park Circus, Kolkata imparts value based, quality education and overall grooming to make the students responsible future citizens. As the school is a Christian institute, the Catechism or Christian doctrine classes are compulsory for all students. Don Bosco, Park Circus, Kolkata has tied up with the German and UK schools into a student exchange program. Germany has recognized it as one of its four partner schools in the city, to promote the German culture and language among students, through a MoU (Memorandum of Understanding). The institute has also a partnership program with the Don Bosco School Chertsey, London. As per a MoU, Don Bosco, Kolkata has also collaborated with the Maxmuller Bhavan to teach German language. The institute conducts free evening classes for the underprivileged children. It also has a technical section imparting vocational education in machine shop engineering. The commerce students of the school organized Bosco Empresarios or Bosco Business Meet (BBM), which was the first of its kind in the city.

Facts

Name of the School

Don Bosco School, Park Circus, Kolkata

Board affiliated to

ICSE (Xth) and ISC (XIIth)

Location/Contact Details

The Don Bosco School

Park Circus

23 – Darga Road

Kolkata – 700 017

Phone: 033 – 6450 2444, 2287 9202, 2287 0414, 2290 0703

Email: dbkolkata@gmail.com

Type

  • Private

  • Boys’ only

  • Administered by the Salesians of Don Bosco

  • Christian Minority Institution

  • Classes: I to XII

Medium of Instruction

English

Admission Procedure

Admission to class I is offered to boys who have completed 5 years of age. Notice for admission is generally published in the month of August. For the 2012-2013 session, admission to class I is closed. Admission forms can be downloaded from the school website. The school selects approximately 225 students for admission in class I. Both the parents along with the child need to appear for an interaction session with the school authority. The documents (in original) need to be presented at the time of interaction are as follows:

  • A hard copy of the application form, along with the photograph

  • Postcard size photograph of the child along with parents in formal dress

  • Nursing home discharge certificate or corporation certificate

  • Baptism certificate along with the letter from the Parish Priest (for catholic children)

Admission to classes II to VIII is subject to availability of seats. The completed admission forms need to be submitted to the school by the end of March. Documents required to be submitted along with the application form are as follows:

  • Photocopy of birth certificate

  • Recent mark sheet or report card from the school last attended

All applications should be accompanied by a covering letter, signed by both parents, stating the reasons for changing of school. The covering letter should have photos of both parents along with the child.

Admission to class XI starts after publication of ICSE (Xth board) examination result. Admission is based on performance in the board examination. Priority is given to the internal students. Candidates getting a minimum of 90% in the 5 subjects in the Xth board examination can only apply. Application for admission needs to be accompanied by the ICSE mark sheet.

[The school normally does not admit students in Classes IX, X and XII. The admission procedure is exclusively conducted by the Don Bosco Brothers and Fathers and the Rector.]

Extracurricular Activities

Some of the sports and extra curricular activities offered by the school are as follows:

  • Cricket

  • Basketball

  • Football

  • Badminton

  • Table Tennis

  • Carrom

  • Chess

  • Debate

  • Quiz

  • Dramatics

  • Golf

  • Rowing

  • Swimming

  • Squash

School Timing

  • Classes I & II: 8.00 am to 1.20 pm

  • Classes III to V: 8.00 am to 2.00 pm

  • Classes VI to XII: 8.25 am to 2.35 pm

Infrastructure Facilities

Some of the infrastructure facilities of the institute are –

  • Science laboratories

  • Computer Laboratories

  • Table Tennis Room

  • Basketball Court (two)

  • Skating Rink

  • Football Ground

  • Auditorium with Dolby Digital Sound

  • Audio Visual Rooms (two)

Established in the Year

1957

Website

http://web.donboscoparkcircus.org



The subjects offered at different classes are as follows:

Class I to X:

  • English
  • Bengali/Hindi
  • Science
  • Mathematics
  • Social Studies
  • Commercial Application
  • Computer Application
  • Economic Applications
  • Environmental Education



Class XI (Science):

  • English
  • Bengali/Hindi
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Environmental Education
  • Computer Science



Class XI (Commerce):

  • English
  • Bengali/Hindi
  • Mathematics
  • Environmental Education
  • Principles of Accounts
  • Economics
  • Computer Science
  • Structures of Commerce

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