Summer Camp @ Fountainhead Preschool

Dear Parents,

A gentle reminder for summer camp starting at Fountainhead Preschool.

Summer camp 2015

FUN FAC TORY May workshop

 

Regards,

Fountainhead Preschool

Parent Feedback Summary 2014-15

Dear Parents,

This is in reference to the “Parent Feedback Form – Academics” (survey form with questions relating to the HRT, subject teachers and overall comments which was sent in February, 2015) and Administrative Support Feedback Form” (survey form with questions relating to administrative support) which was sent in April, 2015).

We would like to take this opportunity to thank the parents who filled up the forms for their valuable feedback. We appreciate the time and effort you have put in. We have received a total of 520 responses in academic support and 236 responses in administrative support and we hope to get more contribution from the parents in the coming year. We are working on our areas of improvement wherever applicable. Specific concerns will responded by 15th June, 2015. 

Please watch this “Parent Feedback Summary ” presentation below that was made with the general responses we have received from parents.

Some key insights from parents related to culture, pedagogy, systems & policies and administration are mentioned below:

Specify 3 things about the school that you are happy and/or satisfied with Specify 3 things about the school that you want us to improve upon
1.Staff of the school is cooperative & Knowledgeable.
2.Systems of the schools are also very nice like Blog, Transport,Lunch,reminder sms etc.
3.We are very Happy with Teaching methodology which provides the Application based Knowledge to students.
1) Uniform can be made better and more comfortable.2) Shift the morning time half an hour ahead.

3) The buses should have A/C for Summers.

1) Novel and Highly Effective Learning Methods2) High Quality of Teaching and Non Teaching Staff

3) Equal Focus on Extra Curricular Areas

1.Exposure in extra curricular areas such as arts & sports should be more for the children who are interested.
- Open , Creative & innovative ideas
– Use of cutting edge technologies to communicate , schedule appointments , alert ,remind , inform etc…… which is convenient for parents , but still needs to improve .
-Teaching methods & explaining concepts along with facts ….  
1) annual gathering to be improved. 2) More exposure with outside world and other school and education system in India. 3) should improve more on sports and exposure of students to other state/ national sports activities.
1. Academics are taught in a very diferent manner which is not rote language
2. Practical approach to all aspects from history to math from UOI to wvn music and PE
3. Out of the box thoughts and super planned classroom activities which really makes children love studies
1. Consistency in the way literary events are conducted and assessed across grades.2. Amount of homework given should be balanced. Sometime they don’t get any homework and sometime they have lot.
1. The focus in building character is the best thing that the school offers.2. Balanced curriculum- equal importance given to academics, sports and arts.

3. Apart from academic skills, children are also developing different other skills like social skills, self management skills, research skills etc. through different programs like night out, nature camp, field trips etc.

Bag weight by lot of books n Chromebook weight increase should be manage in good way is highly required,
More new good quality buses n cleaning in it required,
food taste according to kids liking can be done. 
1) Over all teachers are good, with whom we have come across and the efforts put by them
2) Nice balanced environment, not too strict, not to casual….gives right platform for children to grow
3) Lot of efforts put in by school’s administration in each and every area, be it academics or extra curricular activities or any events or any trips………we can really feel that……keep it up!
Discipline,
Measures to be taken for effective transition from PYP to IGCSE as students take almost half academic session to adjust which hinders their learning.
Competitive exams like Olympiads should be contiued in Grade 7 also.
Availability of same subject teachers throughout the year.
1. The systematic approach towards sports and studies.
2. Practical understanding of concepts
3. Regular feedback of the school activities shared through the blog.
For PCM, private vehicles should be allowed.
Chromebooks should be kept in the school only as it is been misused (Homework should be given in the notebook only).
Night out and Nature camps should be discontinued. 
1. The staff’s enthusiasm and not being shy in front of us and giving a friendly and a frank feedback for my child.
2. Increase in self confidence of my child.
3. The discipline.
1. Sometimes in very rare case maximum worksheet comes at a same time
2. During interschool competition school dress code must be compulsory to maintain school reputation.
3.Time limitation exercise must be given so that they can prepare themselves for board exams
The open, healthy and positive environment.Helpful staff and teachers.

Helping kids to reach towards their goals.
Life classes.

UNIFORMITY IN TEACHING PATTERN OR METHODS IN EACH CLASS OF SAME STANDERS LIKE
IN MATHS , BOTH TEACHERS WERE TAUGHT DIFFERENTLY.
Need MORE IMPROVEMENT IN X box performances and VA performances.
1)Child feels connected to school environment.
2) Has good overall exposure.
More social activities
Less homeworks
A bit of more holidays

Regards

Fountainhead School

Final Reminder- Art and Design Special form- 2015-16

Today is the last day to submit Art and Design special form.

Here is the link of for same,

Arts and Design special form 2014-15 

The form will be closed by 12 pm on 05/05/15.

Important Information_G8_Book Club Presentations

Dear Students,

Kindly Note:

This is a gentle reminder to all the students who have not yet completed their book club presentations.

You can complete your book club presentations tomorrow, i.e. 5th May 2015.

  • Timing: 7:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
  • Venue: Library

Kindly ensure that you bring the books with you, it’s compulsory. Also those who have read e-books are requested to bring them on their device. Presentations will be followed by viva.

On completion of the presentations, your papers will be handed over to you and report cards will be shared.

 

Regards,

Urvashi Choksi

Data of admission in India (State wise) / Abroad – Published by IBDP School

Dear Parents,

We recently had a session conducted by Vardan Sir, on Thursday, 23rd April, 2015, regarding the IGCSE & IBDP queries where we also shared the Data of admissions in India (Statewise) / Abroad – Published by IBDP Schools with the parents who had attended this session.

We are now sharing this data with all of you so that those who were not  part of this session can also refer to it. Based on the feedback given by the parents who had attended, we have updated this file. There are 4 sheets in this file as mentioned below:

Sheet – 1 (IBDP Schools in India) – This data has the details of the total number of IBDP schools in India who have published their placement details with the reference link of their website.

Sheet – 2 (College Placements-Abroad) – This data has the details of the IBDP school placements in foreign countries. It can be filtered as per country and courses opted by students.

Sheet – 3 (College Placements-India) – This data has the details of the IBDP school placements in India. It can be filtered by courses opted by students, mainstream course offered by college/university, state wise colleges/universities and formal recognition status in India (as highlighted).

Sheet – 4 (Recognition Data (Indian Colleges/Universities) – This data has the details of the IBDP school placements in colleges/universities within India who have formally given the recognition letter for the  IB Diploma Program. All these colleges and universities have formally given a letter of recognition to the IB Diploma Program and the the ones highlighted (in the sheet) in blue have provided admission to the IBDP students.

Below given is the summary of the data:

Total IBDP Schools in India (As per IBO”s Site)

101

Total IBDP schools with published placement details

38

 

No. of published admissions in India (Statewise)

State

No. of IBDP schools statewise

No. of IBDP schools published college admission details

Andhra Pradesh

3

1

Gujarat

5

3

Haryana

5

1

Karnataka

9

3

Kerala

1

0

Madhya Pradesh

2

0

Maharashtra

40

16

Madhya Pradesh

2

0

New Delhi

3

2

Odisha

1

0

Rajasthan

7

2

Tamil Nadu

10

3

Telangana

6

3

Uttar Pradesh

3

2

Uttarakhand

1

1

West Bengal

3

1

Total

101

38

 

No. of published admissions by country

USA

427

India

302

UK

145

Canada

40

Australia

27

Singapore

20

Hong Kong

14

UAE

12

France

7

Germany

7

Netherlands

6

New Zealand

6

Thailand

6

Switzerland

5

Italy

4

Korea

4

Malaysia

4

Spain

4

Europe

3

Japan

3

South Africa

3

South Korea

2

Mexico

2

Poland

2

Bahrain

1

Czech Republic

1

Indonesia

1

IRELAND

1

Pakistan

1

Philippines

1

Srilanka

1

In case of any query, please email us at career.counselor@fountainheadschools.org.

Regards

Fountainhead School

Second Reminder- Art and Design special form 2015-16

Dear Parents/Students,

Please complete your registration as early as possible (last date is May 4). You will need to submit your cheque to front desk along with the student once the school reopens. If this form and cheque are not submitted on time then your child will be assigned to any free segment chosen by our faculty.

For parents who could not attend the PTC today

Dear Parents,

Those of you who could not attend the PTC today, can come to school and meet the teachers on any of the following  2 dates. 

Please note that this arrangement is made available for this year only. Next year onward, the parents are expected to come on the PTC day.

Option 1 Option 2
Date: 5th May Date: 5th June
Time: 7:45 a.m. to 9.30 a.m. Time: 12:30 p.m. to 03:15 p.m.
Venue: Library Venue: Library

The examination papers have to  be collected from the front desk when you come for the PTC. Even if you choose not to come for PTC, you can collect the papers on any of the following days.

Dates for collecting the papers from front desk: 4th May to 9th June

Time for collecting papers from front desk: 09:00 a.m to 01:00 p.m.

Please note that the students who have not met the book club requirements can get their reports and examination papers, only after the presentation is done. The language teachers will handover the papers after the presentation and the reports will be sent.

 

“FUN FACTORY” @Fountainhead Preschool

Dear Parents,

Fountainhead Preschool is organizing cool summer camp “Fun Factory” at preschool. For more details refer to the below attachment.

FUN FAC TORY May workshop

 

Regards,

Fountainhead Preschool

Grade 8 _ Math _ Important announcement regarding Summer vacation homework _ 30th April, 2015

Dear students,

This is to inform you that you are required to do only the ticked questions from the            summer vacation homework worksheet that is given to you.

Note:-

1) All the ticked questions are supposed to be done with all the proper steps.

2) You can do the homework either in a new Math notebook or on paper.