Principal: Mrs Anju Rattan
GAV Senior Secondary School, Kangra (HP)
Q. What is unique about your school ?
This has been 113 years old School. We develop Moral values among the students. The students of our institution have been placed at higher posts. We inspire the students to become better human being and live to serve others and respect elders.
Q. What is an ideal school environment and how do you encourage it ?
Ideal school environment is one which provides friendly atmosphere to the students. A school that provides an environment where the students feel free while asking their problems and without any fear is an ideal school environment. We lay stress on the overall growth and development of the students. An ideal school environment is one in which both teaching and non-teaching staff is excellent and they are ready to help the students.
Q. How to you see the teachers role in the learning process?
The teachers have a great role in the process of learning of the students. As school is considered as the second home for the students so teachers are just like their parents in the school. Teacher is not only a guide of the students but also the friend and philosopher of the students.
Q. What strategies have been adopted to ensure each students and parent is engaged with the school?
Various important days like Teachers Day, Mothers Day, Fathers Day, Grand Parents Day etc. are celebrated in the school. Fancy Dress competition is also organised for tiny tots. Parent Teachers Meeting is held regulary. Annual Day function, Sports Day etc. are also organised in which students and teachers participate with great enthusiasm. Parents are encouraged to give their views regarding the activities of the school and they are also encouraged to come out with the suggestions for the overall growth and development of the students and also for the upliftment of the institution. Students and teachers are involved in the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Mission. Workshops regarding Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Mission are also organised in the school.
Q. The personal safety of the students and staff is crucial. What steps have you taken to ensure the same?
For the personal safety of the students , CCTV Cameras have been installed in the school campus. In higher classes CCTV Cameras have also been installed. A security guard manages the entry gate of the school. Counselling of the students is done at regular interval. Mockdrills are also organised in the school. Fire safety system has also been updated, visitors have to fill visitor card only then they are allowed to enter the school premises. Students are not allowed to go outside the school premises during normal working hours of the school. Parents are requested to pick their ward(s) from within the school premises. If any person, other than parents, come to pick the child then they are allowed to pick the child only on the presentation of authorization letters and a valid ID Proof.
Q. Given the Competitve environment how do you help the students deal with the pressure?
Today in the competitive environment, students have the pressure of showing peak performance. Workshops and seminars are organised in the school from time to time to guide the students regarding time management. Students are encouraged to face competition without taking pressure. Sometimes they are told stories of great personalities who got success in life without taking much pressure.