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Good Shepherd Convent, Shahdol

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Established  1971
Opened  1971
School district  Shahdol
Motto  "Life Is To Give"
Founded  1971
Status  Running
Phone  07652 240 282
Good Shepherd Convent, Shahdol

School type  Private Unaided, Independent
Address  Madhya Pradesh State Highway 9, Pandav Nagar, Shahdol, Madhya Pradesh 484001
District  Central Board of Secondary Education
School board  Central Board of Secondary Education

Good Shepherd Convent, Shahdol is a School in Shahdol district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.


The school educates its students using a modified block schedule program, eight periods each day. Students at the school are also taught through a standard-based essential skills program, where students must demonstrate mastery/pass exams of all skills deemed necessary in a class before marks/credits can be earned; additionally, students must achieve a grade higher than C by the year's end, as scores lower than C equate to a "No mark", and the course must be retaken.


The school is equipped with laboratories, a library, a staff room, garden, grass fields and playground.

Academic curriculum

In accordance with recommendations made by the India's Central Board of Secondary Education, students are taught using a standards-based curriculum; each student much fulfill a set of essential skills before they are allowed to pass the class. For some classes, like English, essential skills may be demonstrated by receiving a passing grade on assigned essays or tests. In classes like mathematics, Essential Skills must be demonstrated by receiving a passing grade on cumulative tests and annual tests/exams. Any grade below a grade of C is considered a No Mark (NM) or a No Credit (NC); the class must then be repeated to get a passing grade. This plan attempts to prepare students for the CBSE HSC and SSC Exam, the test covers six subjects in SSC and all the subjects of the selected stream and a compulsory language in HSC.

Extracurricular activities

School has four houses - Tagore, Nehru, Subhash and Gandhi, named after the Indian freedom fighters. Students participate in academic, sports, cultural activities and competitions. Every year school has an annual day with cultural and other programs. A science exhibition is organized.

Notably in Shahdol, the school maintains a high dignity among the division's school and only is considered to be competed by Carmel Convent, Amlai (One of its own undertaking) and the Kendriya Vidyalay, Shahdol. School though in terms of extracurricular activities is the most famous and respected offering various training and courses with regularly held competitions providing the young talent a stage to shine.


Convent school is undoubtedly the shining star among the congregation schools and Shahdol's Division's educational institutes. It has been too known for the charitable works done under the profit obtained as its operating income. The school acts as a fundraise for the "Shanti Dhaam" -old and neglected rehabilitation centre run by the nuns governing the school. Many of these nuns have too taught and are teaching at school along with service in Shanti Dhaam, Hindi school and Church.


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