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FROM THE DESK OF THE PRINCIPAL

JOHN STEVENS GUPTA
PRINCIPAL
PAILAN WORLD SCHOOL
KOLKATA

Education is a life-long learning process. Learning happens all the time; not only in a pre-designated place called the school. It happens in the home, between home and school too. The home’s and school’s mission therefore is to provide a learning environment and opportunities to the children as the learners.

Shaping young, impressionable minds is one of life’s biggest challenges. At Pailan World School, Kolkata , we aim to empower our students to grow as individuals with strong open discerning minds with a perspective, to prepare them to make a future.

Our distinctive academic programmmes and innovative teaching methodologies encourage students to develop critical-thinking and learn through enquiry and reason, to exchange thoughts and ideas, to develop key personal and social values, to take ownership for his/ her choices and to set goals to realize their own unique potential.

Authentic education implies an on-going, continuous interplay between the five moments of context, experience, reflection, action and evaluation between parents, students and teachers. This is not to lead to mere information but to appropriation, integration into the very activity of God within the created reality of our world but especially within each person. This then leads from information to transformation. The School by deepening a sense of wonder, reverence, creativity, fidelity, communication, openness and charity to each other and to the whole world seeks to work for the transformation of the complete person.

The teachers approach the classroom as one does a temple. Teacher-student relationships take time to develop and deepen and need a climate of love and trust. There must also be continuity between teachers and students both within the classroom and in the wider school environment.

We strive to provide an environment that is basically sacred, and has a framework of discipline that is flexible yet supportive, a freedom that allows students to learn even from their mistakes, to develop into person moulded by the correlatives of freedom and responsibility.

I wish to convey my gratitude to the parents, guardians, students, teachers and well wishers of the school for all the support, encouragement, co-operation and understanding. I am confident that Pailan World School will rise to greater heights of achievements in the years to come. This school educates and channelizes our students’ aspirations to be fulfilled. In the present and promising years ahead.

I look forward to meeting you,

Recent Activities

Recent Activities

Covid-19 Awareness Program

Student’s name – Nihal Gupta Class -12 B

Nihal Gupta, a grade 12 student of Pailan World School was chosen for an International event named , Khana: Taste the Culture. It was an auspicious cultural event in which international students participated from countries like Sri Lanka, Philippines and Nepal . There were also interactors from all over India , representing the different states of India. Pailan World School is the only school from West Bengal that participated in this event .

It is an occasion of immense pride for the school as Pailan World School was one among the top 10 schools in the competition. Nihal prepared a dish named ‘Bata Macher Jhol’ which is prepared in every Bengali household and represents the healthy food habit of Kolkata. It is a very wholesome dish and has high nutritive value which is the need of the hour. Nihal wonderfully presented his dish and earned high accolades from the judges. It was a fruitful event and in future, such events will provide greater opportunities to the students , bringing greater glory to the school.

SARASWATI PUJA 2021

Warm greetings to everyone on the occasion of Saraswati Puja and Vasant Panchami.
Saraswati Puja marks the birthday of the Goddess of knowledge, light and truth. The day is celebrated on the Panchami Tithi of the Hindu month of ‘Magha’, Shukla Paksha. The festival of Vasant Panchami is also celebrated on this day, which marks the arrival of the spring season with the bloom of yellow mustard flowers.

Pailan World School held a glorious celebration of Saraswati Puja ‘2021 on its premises, in the presence of the Management, the Principal, the teachers and a few students, following the COVID-19 rules . The Puja was followed by servings of ‘Prasadam Bhoga’ at the dining hall.

A cultural programme was arranged in reverence for Goddess Saraswati : Speech by Debadrita Dutta, Shloka recital by Shyamal Roy, dance performances by Akshaya N. M. and Swahansa D. Baidya, poetry recitations by Anchal Kumari, Mysha Sheikh, Arkojyoti Barman and Siddhi Siwani Singh and Rabindra Sangeet recital by teachers.

May the occasion bring us the wealth of knowledge. We seek the blessings of Goddess Saraswati to help us succeed in eliminating ignorance and darkness from our lives.

Covid 19 Awareness/Safety Measures

The WHO recognised the spread of COVID-19 as a pandemic on 11 March 2020 as Italy, Iran, South Korea, and Japan reported surging numbers of cases. Later that month, the number of cases outside of China quickly surpassed the number of cases inside China.
UNICEF is urging schools – whether open or helping students through remote learning – to provide students with holistic support. Schools should provide children with vital information on handwashing and other measures to protect themselves and their families; facilitate mental health support; and help to prevent stigma View More

Annual Sports Day

The Annual Sports Meet 2019-2020 of Pailan World School was held on Thursday, 23rd January 2020, with great excitement. The event was graced by our Chief Guest Mr. John Rafi, Principal, La Martiniere for Boys, Kolkata. The other dignitaries present were

Mrs. Karisma Saraff Principal – Chinese School of Languages,

Mrs. Ranjana Agarwal – Chairperson – Morning Smiles Preschool,

Mrs. Rachana Agarwal – Coordinator – Morning Smiles Preschool,

The Programme commenced with paying floral tribute to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, followed by March Past. and lighting of the torch. The sports meet was declared open by Chief Guest- Mr. John Rafi and the oath by the School Prefects.

This was followed by a series of track events, fancy races, Drills, Karate Display and the dragon dance. View More