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Schools in Kolkata

Loreto Day School, Elliot Road



Day School

  • Locality: Elliot Road
  • Full Address: 9, Elliot Road, Kolkata - 700016.
  • Phone No: 033 2229 4256
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Our School is often considered to be a 'School with a Heart'. Here, the cosmopolitan structure of the School coupled with an encompassing social structure of society gives a 'real window' to the values that Loreto stands for. Social, cultural, religious and ethnic bonding with its true meaning is found here. The perfect mixture of conservativeness with modernity is the basis of our success. Humility and humbleness are the cornerstone of our school -be it our efficient office staff, our ever willing support staff or our mainstay-our very own teaching faculty headed by our Principal, Sister Nirmala.

The vision of the Principal ensures that every individual gets her due recognition and respect and that she is allowed to be 'her'.

With this we proudly state that our Motto,"We Can and We Will" has been our inspiration, guiding force and the motivating factor


Loreto Day School was founded on the 10th of January 1956 by S.M. Gertrude O'Keefe. This School is a Catholic Institution under the management of the Sisters of the Institute of The Blessed Virgin Mary (Loreto Sisters), which was founded by Mary Ward in the 17th century, who recognized the significance of education for women and the important role they play in society.

In 1821, Teresa Ball established the first House of the Institute in Ireland and called it Loreto, the name by which all the subsequent foundations made from Ireland are still known. In 1841, Loreto Sisters under the leadership of Delphine Hart came to India. The religious Order is now spread throughout the world and engages itself in many fields, including the education of girls

  • Type Of School: Private
  • Grades: Nursery/1-12
  • School Day: 5 days
  • Timing: 08:00 am to 02:00 pm
  • Gender: Girls
  • Religion: All
  • Principal: Sr. A. Nirmala
  • Curriculum: ICSE
  • Language: English

We have three wings in our school. One is for the Senior School one for the middle school while an entire wing houses the primary and Junior school. There are two school buildings, facing each other across the street The Senior School has its own library and the middle school has one too while the juniors have book corners in every classroom to foster the love of reading in the little ones with readily accessible books within their range. The Playground is mainly for the primary section and the juniors from classes II to V are permitted to play there. The School has Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Home Science laboratories. The Senior and Junior school have their respective halls. There is one basket ball court in the Senior school premises. The Computer room, the Singing room, the Dancing room and the Chapel are housed in the junior school building. Our very own Rainbow children along with the Roshni children live in their quarters in the Junior school building. This night shelter is a social service project undertaken by this Loreto school.

Extra Curricular Activities

ART AND CRAFT EXHIBITION Creative hands of Loreto Junior School joined together to present their Art and Craft Exhibition. Each class displayed their items in their respected classrooms. Hard work and creative skills was quite evident. Each class made an effort to display excellent work and was guided by their teacher made beautiful craft items out of paper plates, glasses and cups. Items made from waste materials were also displayed. Dry leaves painted gold, flowers made from green coconut top and napkin holders or greeting cards made from Old CD disc were simply fantastic and portrayed creative ideas and skills. Neatly made embroidery work also attracted attention. Many wanted to take home a piggy bank or a bunny note pat or a kulu! Classes IV and V also displayed a Project based on their theme. The students of class IV represented their state in their traditional costumes. Both the students of Classes IV and V explained their respective topics were given quite well. Sheer excitement was visible on their faces ! The children as well as the teachers worked tirelessly to present this exhibition. The parents being happy with their children’s work we realised how very successful we were in our endeavour. YOGA CLASSES
Sr. Nirmala had organised yoga classes for the Staff of both the Junior & Senior School. Classes were held every Wednesday in July from 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. The sessions were conducted by Mrs. Anindita Banerjee and Mrs. Sonali Mukherjee. A number of Asanas, breathing exercises and basic stretches were taught. We, as teachers, looked forward to every Wednesday as this learning was fun and it helped us to bond and interact. The teachers who attended the classes benefitted greatly from it. CURRICULUM The medium of instruction of this Institution is ENGLISH. Bengali and Hindi are taught as Second Language from Class I to XII. Third Language is compulsory from Class VI to VIII inclusive. We offer Commerce and Humanities stream in the Plus Two department. The pupils are prepared for the ICSE and ISC Examination, New Delhi. In addition to the subjects prescribed in the Board and Council Syllabus, the Curriculum includes Religious Instruction (for Catholics) and Value Education (for Non-Catholics) as compulsory subjects. Apart from these, the curriculum may include carol singing, dancing and games.


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