Don Bosco Bandel(Redirected from Don Bosco School, Bandel)
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|Don Bosco School, Bandel|
|Avinash Mukherjee Road, Bandel 712103, India|
|Type||Minority Educational Institution|
"Knowledge and Service"|
(Scientia et cultura)
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic|
|Established||16 January 1978|
|Principal||Fr.Noby K. George, S.D.B|
|Grades||1 to 12|
|Age range||6+ to 17+|
|Number of students||2200 approx.|
|Education system||Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations|
|Houses||Savio (Red), Bosco (Blue), Francis (Yellow), Rua (Green)|
|Color(s)||White and Grey|
|Publication||Hues of hope|
Don Bosco School, Bandel, or DBB, is an all-boys, English medium school established in 1978. It is run by the Salesians of Don Bosco which is a congregation within the Catholic Church. The school operates under the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations. DBB is one of the International Don Bosco "family of schools". The first Don Bosco Institution in India was set up in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu by the Salesians in the early 1900s. The school is a Christian Minority Institution, recognized by the National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions, Government of India (Vide. F. No. 1508 of 2006, dated 18/01/2007) and Department of Education of the government of west Bengal, and is affiliated to council for the Indian School certificate examination, new delhi, (School Code WB 085) for the Indian Certificate for Secondary Education Examinations(ICSE) and the Indian School Certificate Examinations(ISC).
The motto of the institution is "Scientia et cultura"(Knowledge and Service).
Don Bosco Bandel is the largest educational complex in the district. It is situated on the banks of the river Hooghly and adjoins the Bandel Basilica, one of the landmarks of West Bengal. The school building comprises multiple wings that house the junior section, the senior section, the auditorium, the library and staff rooms, the assembly hall, the AV room, the Seminary Hall, the seminary, etc.
According to the school's prospectus:
The aim of the institution is to impart sound value based education by forming in the boys habits of piety, virtue, discipline and self-reliance during the years of their studies
This is a cultural fest hosted by DBB during the last week of July or the first week of August.