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St. Joseph's English Medium School

Under the Management of the Catholic Diocese of Asansol

THE PRESENT St Joseph's English Medium School is an English medium co-educational school.Caters to students from classes 1-10 and offers ICSE Examination, New Delhi, at the end of class 10. Academic year current: April  2016 to March 2017School tuition fee for 2016-17 ranges between Rs700 and Rs850 School overall hours summer 6.55am-1.35pm / winter 8.00am-1.50pmSchool weekly holiday: Saturday but may have to attend on special occasions

Headmaster: Fr Michael Dias (from 2015)

DEVELOPMENTConstruction of new wing for studentsVarious small steps taken to enhance spread of educationSmart classrooms

THE NEAR VISION to bloom in to a Higher Secondary School

ADMISSION FORMALITIESApplication for all classes invited on prescribed form in the month of December Admission: class KG 1-2: on the basis of first come first serveAdmission: other classes:  in case of vacancy, test is conducted in the month of January

AIMS AND FUTURE VISIONFrom darkness to lightTo have an enlightened worldTo train students to be better citizens of tomorrow in thought, word and action

Aim high academic excellenceEmphasize on self discipline and character formation with good moral and spiritual training Conserve, protect and nurture nature through special project Taru MitraHelp students for all round development so that they may sing aloud: “I have a dream, a song to sing / To help me cope with everything…” (cf school diary p25)

FACILITIES FOR STUDENTSTata Class Edge System Computers Three Science Labs (Physics, Chemistry, Biology)Library – reading and lendingPlay ground lined with flower bedsExtracurricular activities: drama, elocution, music, school choir etcGames and athleticsIndoor gamesAnnual sportsPicnic and cultural activitiesThematic assemblies / bulletin board / wall magazine

FACILITIES FOR TEACHERSStaff roomThree Science Labs (Physics, Chemistry, Biology)Boarding and lodging for outstation teachers

TIMES GONE BYFounder body of this Institution is the Catholic Diocese of Asansol

2005 started as Kindergarten in a rented place at B.I.T premises with help from local dignitaries, to cater to the Santhals, a tribe in Katwa, under the initiative of Rev Fr Lawrence Pinto, the then Priest-in-Charge of Mother Teresa Ashram, Dak Bangla

2007 shifted to newly-constructed building aided by the Austrian friends of Fr Lawrence Pinto, local donors and Catholic Diocese of Asansol

Recognized by the National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions [F.No. 451 of 2007] as a Minority InstitutionAffiliated to Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) Examination, New Delhi

  • School Motto - From darkness to Light.
  • School vision – To have an enlightened world
  • School Mission - To train the students to be better citizens of tomorrow in thought, word and action.

Nanagar, 

P.O. Koshigram, Katwa

Dist. BurdwanWest

Bengal  713 150

Phone No: 7063698045

E-Mail  stjosephskatwa@yahoo.in