In the heart of North Bengal and in the midst of beautiful tea gardens, Father LeBlond School towers majestically on ten acres of land-area on a green hilly terrain with the high Himalayas in full view at a distance. The school is well connected with Airlines, Railways and Road Transport, the nearest city being Siliguri. Away from the crowd and noise, dust and smoke, a moderate climate, pollution-free environment and aesthetically pleasing vista make Father Leblond School the ideal destination for the joyful learning and all-round growth of young boys and girls. The school aims at providing effective and comprehensive education of quality for the growing generations of all communities. The F.L.S. model of education provides for holistic development of individuals through a plethora of modern and cutting-edge extra co-curricular activies.
There are separate Boarding Houses for boys and girls with round the clock adequate adult-supervision by resident Masters and Mistresses inside the premises. Hostels are equipped with provisions for comfortable and hygienic living. The school also has provisions of CCTV cameras and other effective security apparatus in place for ensuring security of all its residents. Recreational and educational facilites also make the hostels ideal for holistic development of the pupils. Daily laundry facility and 24x7 medical provisions are also provided.
The pupils of the school are divided into two Houses (namely, Teesta and Vaigai; named after the famous rivers of India) for Inter-House competitions and events. Each House in under the care of a Housemaster/Housemistress who is assisted by several teachers (called Mentors/Tutors) attached to the House.
Each mentor plays the role of 'loco-parentis' of only about 8 to 10 pupils and discharge the responsibilities of implementing the pastoral care provisions of the school effectively so as to ensure safety-security, health-hygiene, academic, emotional growth and all round development of the pupils.
The Matron provides the very essential 'motherly touch' to the children.
Boarder pupils of the school are allowed to bring their personal mobile phones of ordinary category (without internet facility) and chargers. The mobile phones and chargers are kept under the custody of the mentors. The pupils are given with the phones on Sundays for 20 minutes only, to speak to their parents and guardians. While the mentors do not encroach into the privacy of the communications, they do keep a close track of the calls made and/or received so as to ensure that the children do not misuse the facilities.
The School keeps highly qualified, experienced and skilled teachers for imparting quality education to its students. In order to maintain the high standard of academics the school maintains a world-class teacher-student ratio of 1:6 so that each student is given individual care and attention. Weal students are given special attention through regular Remedial and Extra Coaching Classes in order to improve their grades.
Class rooms are well equipped with modern day teaching methods using the latest technology. All the classrooms have the latest Smart Class System installed for modern day teaching.
The School mobile application provides each parent with his or her child's academic information like Homework, Attendance, Teacher's Remarks, etc. The entire years academic progress of a student (including examination results) can be monitored through this application, by both, the teacher and the parent.
For smooth monitoring, the school has been divided into two wings: Junior Wing (Classes I-V) and Senior Wing (Classes Vi-XII). Respective heads are responsible to look after the Academic Development of the students in their wings. The Principal functions as an overall Academic Supervisor.
The Academic year has been divided into two semesters, from April to October and from November to March. Curriculum as per ICSE & ISC norms are followed.
AFFILIATION AND CURRICULUM
As a Higher Secondary School, FLS has its Permanent Affiliation (No. WB-263) with the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi and offers education/courses for Class – X (I.C.S.E.) & Class XII (I.S.C.).
With highly qualified and experienced faculty members, having reputation of consistently producing excellent Board Results and modern pedagogy & approach, FLS aims at preparing students for securing placements in top colleges/institutes of the country and abroad, thereby, opening windows of opportunities for studying various academic and cutting-edge professional courses in future.
Keeping in tune the principal mission of the School, ‘Educating Children For 21st Century Global Citizenship’, the very rich Special Curriculum for the Senior Secondary Wing of the School provides for Career Counselling, Leadership Training, Finishing School Workshops, Study Tours & Project Work, International Certification (like I.A.Y.P. and ‘YES’ Programme), Adventure Sport (Trekking & Expeditions) etc.
Father LeBlond School imparts education with English as the medium of instruction. However, the vernaculars are also given due importance. The Teacher-Student ratio is given high priority. The School is committed to imparting an intellectually stimulating curriculum within the framework of the established framework of the Final Examinations.
The School transmits to its students a comprehensive education comprising of General Knowledge and current affairs classes, learner centred, interactive teaching methods and state-of-the-art electronic equipment. Reading habits are cultivated and independent reference studies encouraged at the well-equipped library. English skills, the Sciences, Mathematics and a Vernacular is emphasised in the junior sections. Nature study is the springboard for encouraging students to take a keen and intelligent interest in the environment. Art, Music, hands-on Computer time for all classes, hobbies and sports, cultural events and competitions will be an integral part of the curriculum at Father LeBlond School.
The daily act of worship by the School Community in the School Prayer hall is the heart of its corporate life and the source of its unity and strength.However, every care is take to make the corporate act of worship appropriate and meaningful to pupils of a variety of Faith, that are represented in the School Community.
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|Year of Foundation1||2000|
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|School Trips :||YES|
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