“The object of
education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.”
(Robert M. Hutchins)
At CJM, we try to inculcate the virtues of the heart, mind, body and soul to engender
an overall development of personality. The academic curriculum is supplemented by
physical training, value education, co-curricular activities and vocational training.
The Convent of Jesus and Mary School is recognized by the Delhi Administration and
is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).
The school has provision for the 10+2 scheme of education with approved facilities
for the academic stream from KG to XII. The academic year extends from April to
March of the following year and is divided into two terms.
“The very spring
and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.“
Catechetics for Christians and Value Education for students forms an integral part
of the school curriculum. The primary aim of the teaching faculty of CJM is to make
God known and loved; therefore, the spiritual development of pupils is their prime
is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of
creative intellectual activity.”
(John Fitzgerald Kennedy)
Exercise, games and sports are compulsory activities. Students are trained in yoga,
karate and gymnastics as well as table tennis, lawn tennis, basketball, throwball,
volley ball and badminton in preparation for inter-school competitions.
Symposiums and Activities like "Anveshan", a Science symposium; "Focus-Finance",
a Commerce Symposium; "Kaleidoscope" , a spectrum of co-curricular activities are
held periodically. Students are encouraged to participate in debates, quizzes, elocution,
art and craft competitions, essay-writing etc.
Other fields in which girls can hone their skills are Social Service, Textile
Designing, Art and Craft, Journalism, Computers, Environmental Preservation, Home
Science, Meal Planning and Hindustani and Western Music.
Students actively participate in the activities organised by the English Literary
Society, Peace Club, Community Service Club and the Environment and Disaster Management