School Report

Annual Report

The Annual Report is a summary of the happenings, results and plans for the year past. All public schools must produce an Annual Report. Principals are required to certify that information in this report is the result of a rigorous school self-evaluation process and is a balanced and genuine account of the school’s achievements and areas for development.

Introduction

The Annual Report for 2018 is provided to the community of Saroj Mehta International School, Karanjani  as an account of the school’s operations and achievements throughout the year. It provides a detailed account of the progress the school has made to provide high quality educational opportunities for all students, as set out in the school plan. It outlines the findings from self–assessment that reflect the impact of key school strategies for improved learning and the benefit to all students from the expenditure of resources, including equity funding.

 Mrs. Ritu Mehta
Principal

The 2019 Saroj Mehta International School, Karanjani Annual Report articulates and demonstrates the dynamic nature of our school, our commitment to excellence and our relentless pursuit of achieving Our Best. Our teachers are reflective and responsive to student needs and there is quality commitment from our school community.

Established in 2016, SMiSK  has been preparing our children for the future for over a century.

We focus on supporting all students to reach their full potential academically, socially and emotionally.

We have committed, proactive teachers and dedicated support staff working to help each child to reach their potential. Our staff have high expectations and adopt a wide variety of innovative teaching practices.

The SMiSKSchool Business Plan communicates to staff, parents and the community our strategic direction and what we aim to achieve over a three year period. The 2018 – 2019 Business Plan was developed with significant input from staff and School Board members. As principal, I regularly report to the School Board on the school’s progress towards the implementation of strategies within the Business Plan, as well as on the achievement of milestones and targets. The SMiSK School Business Plan communicates to staff, parents and the community our strategic direction and what we aim to achieve over a three year period.

 

 Inter House Different competitions-

  1. Speech Completion
  2. Rakhi Making
  3. Hindi Elocution
  4. Quiz Competition
  5. Toran And Puppet Making Competition
  6. Poster and Mask Making
  7. Sweets Box and Greeting card making
  8. Fancy Dress Competition
  9. Marathi story telling
  10. Debate Competition

Competition For Parents –

Rangoli  and Flowers Bouquet / Fruits Decorations

OVERALL WHOLE SCHOOL PRIORITIES FOR 2019

  • English with a specific focus on Interpreting, Analysing and Evaluating in Reading and Ideas, Vocabulary and Cohesion in Writing.
  • Numeracy with a focus on Proficiencies: Fluency, Understanding, Problem Solving, Reasoning.
  • Effectively analysing data and planning for student improvement.
  • Technologies – Design (Semester 1) and Digital (Semester 2).

Students with well-developed social and emotional skills find it easier to manage themselves, relate to others, develop resilience and a sense of self-worth, resolve conflict, engage in teamwork, and feel positive about themselves and the world around them. Overall focus areas for 2020 include friendship building, resilience, mindfulness and strategies to address teasing. The possibility of a whole school program will be investigated.

Positive wellbeing programs and initiatives include Mindfulness, Crunch n Sip, September Fruit and Veg month Bring a Cup and Fill it up parent initiative, First Aid Club, Peer Mediation, Social Justice Group, development of student leaders, extra curricula opportunities and the selection of resiliency programs. Leadership opportunities for Year 4-6 students include; Play Pod Monitors, Nature Play Maintenance, Buddies, Uniforms; ICT Leaders, School Leaders (Grounds, Communications and Operations), Peer Mediators, Lunch Monitors; and Year 1 Buddies.

In 2019, 126 students, 245 parents and 21 (teaching/non-teaching staff) completed the online survey. The results were positive.

Survey Questions

 5-Strongly agree 4-Agree 3-Neither agree nor disagree 2-Disagree 1-Strongly disagree

Students Parents Staff
My teachers expect me to do my best  4.2 4.5 4.1 4.7 4.3 4.6
My teachers provide me with useful feedback about my school 4.2 4.1 4.4
Teachers at my school treat students fairly 4.0 4.2 4.5
My school is well maintained 4.2 4.5 4.1
I feel safe at my school 4.4 4.5 4.4
I can talk to my teachers about my concerns 3.9 4.4 4.5
Student behaviour is well managed at my school 3.9 4.1 4.4
I like being at my school 4.2 4.4 4.5
My school looks for ways to improve 4.3 4.3 4.7
My school takes students’ opinions seriously 3.8 4.1 4.1
My teachers motivate me to learn 4.3 4.2 4.5
My school gives me opportunities to do interesting things 4.2
My child is making good progress at this school 4.2
This school works with me to support my child’s learning 4.0 4.5
Parents at this school can talk to teachers about their concerns 4.4 4.5
Students’ learning needs are being met at this school 4.1 4.3
This school works with parents to support students’ learning 4.0
I receive useful feedback about my work at this school 4.0
Staff are well supported at this school 4.1

Strengthening positive school community relationships is of utmost importance to our school. There is strong community participation through our School Board, the P&C Association and parent volunteers. The Buildings & Grounds, Chaplaincy and Well-Being, Events and Healthy Eating active partners in setting school direction. In addition to these subcommittees, the P&C has established a Building Fund, operates the school uniform shop, manages the operation of the school’s pool and maintains an effective communication network for parents. In 2019, a Sustainability community was established launching several successful projects including composting bays and planting baths. Each term the Class Liaison Parents met with the school administration team to discuss curriculum and school priorities.

  • Workshops for parents are strongly supported as one way to strengthen understanding and partnerships between home and school.

2020 Focus

  • Whole school approach to student health and wellbeing
  • Effective paperless communication
  • Supporting staff in whole school Literacy and Numeracy strategies, data driven planning and targeted teaching
  • Plan, teach & moderate in Design & Digital Technologies Continue to embed Habits of the Mind and Higher Order Thinking
  • Improved Literacy & Numeracy through targeted teaching Effective Data analysis to improve student performance Design & Digital Technologies

Affiliation Status

Affiliation No.1130797
Name: Saroj Mehta intenational School
Affiliation Status

Self Affidavit

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Period of Affiliation

Affiliation No.1130797
Name: Saroj Mehta intenational School
Head/Principal Name:Mrs.Ritu Mehta
Status of the School: Secondary School
Affiliated up to: 31/03/2021
Address: Saroj mehta international school ,415712
Phone No: 1262 ,9920033006
Email: spm0057@gmail.com
Website: http://sarojmehtainternational.com

Period of affiliation