Primary Circulars

2024-25

Dear parents,
Greetings from S.P.M. School! Hope you had a fantastic break!
Welcome back to a brand new academic year, filled with opportunities to learn, explore and succeed.
Kindly note the highlights of this month.

    1.  The school reopens on Saturday, 15th June 2024 Timings - 9:30 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. (half day school)
    2. The students are expected to wear their regular uniform on Wednesdays and Saturdays. PT uniform should be worn on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
      Parents should pick and drop their ward at Gate Number 1 for Std 1 & 2 and Gate No. 2 for Std 3 & 4
    3. The students commuting by van or rickshaw should use Gate number 2.
    4. Children should carry umbrellas/rainwear to school daily.
    5. Classes and floors-
ClassFloor
I3rd Floor
II4th Floor
IIIA/B/C – 3rd / 4th / 5th floor respectively
IV5th Floor

Orientation programme and book sale -
We are excited to share insights and strategies to foster a positive and enriching educational experience for the students. So, an orientation programme is scheduled for the parents of the primary section.

Kindly note the details given below.

STDDAY and DATE
IMonday, 10th June 2024
IITuesday, 11th June 2024
IIIWednesday, 12th June 2024
IVThursday, 13th June 2024
  • Timings for orientation - 10.30 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.
  • Venue for orientation – 6th floor hall only for std 1,3 & 4 AND for std 2 – Respective classrooms
  • Only one parent should attend the orientation.
  • The sale of books will commence only after the orientation i.e. 11:30 a.m. onwards.
  • The school timings on all month end days will be from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (half day school)
  • From 1:30 p.m. onwards a PTM is arranged for the parents to discuss about their wards academic progress and holistic development.
  • Students are permitted to wear coloured dress on all month end days.
  • Kindly note- Friday, 28th June 2024 school timings will be 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Please check the school website www.spmenglishschoolpune.org for any instructions or changes.

Half – days
Wednesday, 19th June 2024
(Std 10th felicitation programme, to be attended by 9th std students only)
School timings – 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Students are expected to wear regular uniform.

Activities -
Join us as we celebrate creativity, teamwork and personal growth through our exciting array of school activities.
Friday, 21st June 2024 - International Yoga Day celebration.
Monday, 24th June 2024 - House activity - Election for Badge Holders.

Let's continue to work together to nurture and guide our students towards their fullest potential. Looking forward to your active participation and support.
Thank you. !

 Mrs. Rama Kulkarni
 Headmistress

Dear parents,
Warm greetings from S.P.M. school!
As we continue our collaborative efforts to nurture your child’s academic and personal growth, we are excited to share important updates and upcoming events with you.

***Parents kindly note –
Maaja Sanstha in collaboration with the Rotary Club has organized a recitation competition. The information regarding its entry fee, topic, prizes, rules and regulations is posted on the school website, on 27th June 2024.

** External Exams –
External exams serve as a catalyst for personal and academic growth providing a platform for students to excel and succeed.
The parents who wish to enroll their ward for the external exams are expected to take a print of the form and duly fill it. Please submit the exact amount with the duly filled form in a sealed and labelled envelope before 24th July 2024.

Details regarding the external examinations are mentioned below –

S.P.M. ENGLISH SCHOOL, PUNE (PRIMARY SECTION)
Year 2024 – 2025
School Copy Name________________________________ Std - ________ Div ____
Kindly note the following are the External Competitive Exams (Optional). Parents should write and tick mark the amount being sent, against each respective exam. Pay the amount to the class teacher on or before Monday, 24th July,2024 in a sealed and labelled envelope.


Common Reasoning Book for NSO, IMO Rs. 150/-


Parents Sign - _________ Total Amount received in Rs. _______
Date ___________ Teacher’s sign ______________
NOTE: - Interested children can enroll for the external exams on or before Wednesday, 24th July 2024. Please fill the above form and submit the printout or the handwritten copy along with the examination fees in a labelled and sealed envelope to the class teacher on the given date (Wed, 24th July 2024)

 


Headmistress


 

2023-24

 

Dear Parents,
S.P.M. Primary Section welcomes all the students and parents to yet another exciting school year. We would like to brief you on some important instructions:
• The school reopens on Thursday, 15th June 2023 for the students of the primary section.

• Kindly note the changes:
1. The school timings will be from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. The reporting time for children is 9:20 am. Please make sure that your child comes to school on time. Parents are expected to leave their children at the gate.
2. If late, the child will be sent home. Please do not ask for consideration.
3. The P.T. uniform is to be worn on every Thursday (for M.P.T.) and on the day of their P.T. period. The regular school uniform should be worn on the days when they do not have P.T. period.

Kindly note:

1. Parking place for vehicles is not available in school premises. So parents are requested not to bring their vehicles to the school.
2. The sale of books will commence only after the orientation.

Instruction for the payment of fees:

  1. No fees will be accepted in cash.
    2. Parents can pay fees online or by cheque.
    3. Payment of fees by any other mode is not accepted.
    4. Only the exact amount of each instalment mentioned on the fee chart given on the school website must be paid.
    5. Fees to be paid using the given virtual account number.

Parents should check the school website www.spmenglishschoolpune.org for any instructions or changes.

  • Holidays: 
  1. Thursday, 29th June 2023: Ashadhi Ekadashi
  • Activities:
  1. Wednesday, 21st June 2023: International Yoga Day
  2. Wednesday, 28th June 2023: Ashadhi Ekadashi Celebration
  3. Friday, 30th June 2023: House activity: Election for Badge holders
  • Half-days:

Friday, 30th June 2023: Month–end School timings: 09:30 am to 1:00 pm.
Students are permitted to wear a colourful dress.

Let us welcome the new academic year with new energy and new hope. Thank you!
Headmistress

Dear Parents,
Warm greetings from S.P.M. School! As we have successfully begun the academic session 2023 – 2024, we would like to thank you for your support in all our endeavours.
Kindly note the details of the curricular and co-curricular activities conducted in the month of July 2023.

House Activity: –
We cater to the holistic development of your child through co-curricular
activities that weave values and tradition together.
We are glad to inform you that we will be conducting
– अभंग गायन competition for std I & II
– पाऊस, समुद्र,श्रावण,पक्षी या ववषयांपैकी कोणत्याही एका ववषयावरील कववता for std III & IV


Selection round – Friday 28th July 2023
Final round – Monday, 31st July 2023
Students who wish to participate in the competition should enrol their names with
the class teacher on or before Friday, 21st July 2023

External exams (Std. I to IV): –
External exams are the gateway to letting students know their educational strengths. These exams enhance the student’s learning capacity, Logical reasoning and scientific ability.
The Olympiad examination scheduled for the academic year 2023-24 is as follows:

Indian Talent Olympiad –

IDO – International Drawing Olympiad – Thursday, 7th December 2023

ICO – International Computer Olympiad – Friday, 8th December 2023

Science Olympiad Foundation Exam Schedule (SOF):

IEO – International English Olympiad – Tuesday, 26th September 2023

IGKO – International General Knowledge Olympiad – Tuesday, 10th October 2023

NSO – National Science Olympiad – Tuesday, 5th December 2023

IMO – International Maths Olympiad – Thursday, 30th November 2023

NCO – National Cyber Olympiad – Tuesday, 28th November 2023

Maharashtra Pradnya Shodh Pariksha (Std. II to IV)
Exam date: Sunday, 21st January 2024


Note: A prior notice will be sent before the exam. The exams will be conducted on the given date mentioned above.

The Brainstorm examination scheduled for the academic year 2023 – 24 is as follows (Std. I to IV):

 Participants should enter the competition at level I (school level). Level I is open to all students.

Recommended SpellBee material will be provided to enrolled students at the level I

Apart from the study material provided by brainstormm, participants may choose to read/refer to any other spell bee resource as deemed fit by school / parent.

Registration fees for Level I is Rs. 250 /-

SpellBee level I exam for standards I to IV will be conducted on Monday, 25th September 2023

A prior notice will be sent before the exam.

Note: Exams will be conducted during school hours by the teacher.
Your ward will receive a detailed external exam circular shortly.

Shrisaj Chitra – Dnyanvardini Academy has organized a competition for the students of standard I to III. The participants have to dress up in historical costumes from the Shivaji Era to Peshwa Era only. (AD 1630 to 1858)


Duration: 1.5 minutes to 2 minutes
Fee: Rs. 30
Competition date: Sunday, 20th August 2023
Interested students should enrol their names with the class teacher on or before Friday, 14th July 2023.
Details will be given later.

Uniforms: –
Please Note –

 1. Students should wear the regular uniform on Tuesdays and Thursdays. (Irrespective of Mass P.T and P.T. periods shown on the class time-table)

2. P.T. Uniforms should be worn on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Follow the same for the entire year.

Activities: –
Monday, 3rd July 2023- Guru Purnima celebration.


Half–Days: –
Monday 31st July 2023 month-end. School timings: 9:30 am to 1:00 pm
Students are permitted to wear a colourful dress.


We look forward to your support and co-operation as always.
Thanks and regards
Headmistress

Dear Parents,
Warm greetings from S.P.M. School!
We are glad that our students are enjoying at school and are well settled now.
We have a list of activities, celebrations and exams lined up for our students.
So let’s take a look into the month of August.

Holidays:
– Tuesday, 1st August 2023: Anna Bhau Sathe Jayanti.
– Wednesday, 16th August: Parsi new year.
– Wednesday, 30th August: Rakshabandhan.

Activities:
Tuesday, 15th August 2023: Independence day celebration.
Timings: – 7:00 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.
Reporting time for students is 7:00 a.m. sharp.
Dress code – P.T. uniform.
Attendance is compulsory.

– Tuesday, 29th August 2023: Rakshabandhan celebration.

House activity for std I to IV: –
A collage greeting card making competition will be conducted on
Thursday, 31st August.
Theme – Nature/ Flower Vase/ Design
Students should select any one theme and use old, waste materials for the same.
Drawing materials, glue sticks, and decorative materials should be brought from home.
A card sheet for the greeting will be provided by the school.
The last date to enrol for the same is Friday, 25th August (No selection round)

We wish to access our students to see what their needs are and how we can best help them to learn and achieve. As a part of this process, we will be conducting Unit Test I. The exams will be conducted from Thursday, 17th August 2023 to Wednesday, 23rd August 2023.

Kindly note – During the exam days i.e. from Thursday, 17th August to Wednesday, 23rd August 2023, the school timings will be from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. only.
Students should bring the books according to the timetable i.e. till 1:00 p.m.
Unit Test I portion will be given to the students on Wednesday,2nd August 2023


The timetable of the exam is as follows.

Half days: –
-Thursday, 31st August 2023. Month end. Timings: 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Students can wear a civil dress.
A parent Teacher meeting has been scheduled for std I to IV to discuss the performance of your ward.
Day/ Date: – Thursday, 31st August 2023
Venue: – Respective classroom Timing – 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Parents are requested to abide by the timings given below.

The school is organising an educational trip for the students.
Std I will be visiting ‘Rajiv Gandhi zoological park’ on Saturday, 5th August 2023.
Details will be given later in the school calendar.

Please note the change: –
As per the instructions given by the S.P.Mandali, the school will remain closed on 13th, 14th and 15th September 2023. However, these working days, (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday) will be compensated with 5th August, 19th August and 2nd September, which are Saturdays as regular working days. Parents are to take note that attendance on these days is mandatory for the children. The timetable to be followed on these days will be given to the students on their calendars.

We look forward to your support and co-operation as always.
Thanks and regards
Headmistress

Dear Parents,
Warm greetings from S.P.M. School!
The month of September is loaded with activities and celebrations for our students.
The most awaited moment is to welcome the God of wisdom, Lord Ganesh to our school and our homes and worship him. Ganpati Bappa Moraya !
Let’s have a glimpse of the events conducted in the month of September.

Holidays:
Thursday, 7th Sep: Gopalkala
Tuesday, 19th Sep: Ganesh Chaturthi
Thursday, 21st Sep: Gauri Agaman
Friday, 22nd Sep: Gauri Poojan
Thursday, 28th Sep: Anant Chaturdashi
Friday, 29th Sep: Anant Chaturdashi (next day)

A gentle reminder-

As per the instructions given by the S.P. Mandali, the school will remain closed from Wednesday, 13th September to Friday, 15th September.

Saturday, 2nd September school will work as usual.
Timings: 9:30 to a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Students should follow the timetable of Friday. Wear P.T. uniform.

Celebrations:
Tuesday, 5th Sep: Teachers’ Day
Wednesday, 6th Sep: Gokulashtami

House Activity for Std I to IV :
“Handwriting is the mirror of knowledge”
Handwriting competition will be conducted for all the students from Std I to IV,
on Wednesday, 27th September 2023.

English handwriting competition for Std I, II, III

English and Marathi handwriting competition for Std IV

Field Trips:
The school is organising educational trips for the students of std—II to IV.
Kindly note the details given below.


Students should submit the duly filled consent slip to the class teacher as instructed by the teacher.
Further details will be given in the school calendar.

Half days:
Tuesday, 5th Sep: Teachers’ Day celebration.
Timings: 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, 27th Sep: Month end.
Timings: 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Students can wear a civil dress.
We look forward to your support and co-operation as always.

 


                                                                                                  Thanks and Regards
                                                                                                        Headmistress

Dear Parents,
Greetings from S.P.M. School!
The month of October and November marks the end of the 1st term. Apart from celebrations and holidays, it’s time to focus on academics since exams are around the corner. Collect all your efforts and give the best of your capability.

 

Kindly note the details for the months of October and November.

Holidays:
Tuesday, 24th October 2023 – Dussehra
Thursday, 9th November 2023 to Friday, 24th November2023 – Diwali vacations
Monday, 27th November 2023 – Gurunanak Jayanti
The school will reopen on Tuesday, 28th November 2023.
School timings: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Half days:
Thursday, 30th November 2023 – Month end
School timings: 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Students may wear civil dress.
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. Keeping this view in mind, we have planned some activities for the students.

Activities:

Monday, 2nd October 2023 – Gandhi Jayanti celebration / Sevak – Sevika day.
School timings: 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
To include the value of dignity of labour, our students will participate in the spring cleaning activity. Students must bring a water bottle and an old napkin. Please do not bring your school bag (bagless day)

Monday, 23rd October – Dussehra celebration

Wednesday, 8th November 2023 – Diwali and Children’s Day celebration.
Students are permitted to wear festive clothes.
Exams are a gateway to let students learn their educational strengths.
Students, stay calm and prepare well for the exams!

Term I Evaluation will begin on Tuesday, 31st October 2023 to
Wednesday, 8th November 2023
School timings: 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

 Kindly note:

Tuesday, 31st October to Tuesday, 7th November
School timings: 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

 Wednesday, 8th November
School timings: 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
The children will have Diwali and Children’s Day celebrations after the exam.

Open day:

Thursday, 30th November 2023
Parents are invited to view the answer papers of their ward
from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in their respective classes. Please abide by the time.

The report card will be handed over to the students later.
Wishing you all the best for your exams.
Wishing you and your family a very happy and prosperous Diwali!
Thank you!
Headmistress

Dear Parents,
Greetings from S.P.M. School!
Welcome back to the 2nd term of this academic year.
We are glad to share with you the highlights of this month.
While November was a month of relaxation; December kicks into gear with the
upcoming Annual Concert. It is this event which brings the students out of their
own limitations and get an opportunity to show case their hidden talents.
Parents please note: –


 Holidays –
Monday, 25th December 2023 – Christmas
Tuesday, 26th December 2023 – Dutta Jayanti


Wednesday, 27th December to Friday, 29th December 2023 – winter break.
This break is also a great opportunity to spend quality time together as a family.


Monday, 1st January 2024 – New year


School will reopen on Tuesday, 2nd January 2024
School Timings – 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (full day school)


Concert Details –
The Annual concert will be held on Friday, 22nd December 2023
Venue – Ganesh Kala Krida, Sarasbaug
Timings – 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Reporting time for students – 12:30 p.m.


Dress rehearsal on Thursday, 21st December 2023.
Venue – Ganesh Kala Krida, Sarasbaug
Reporting Time – 12:30 p.m.
Pickup Time – 3:45 p.m.
Please abide by the timings.


  • On 21st and 22nd December, all participants should come dressed up in their proper costumes with makeup.
  • The non-participants will have a holiday on 21st December 2023 (rehearsal day)
  • Parents are requested to drop and pick the students in time on both the days.

    For concert practice the school will work on Saturdays
    i.e. 2nd, 9th, 16th December 2023.
    School timings – 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Student, should wear P.T. uniform.

The non-participants will have a holiday.


Students should bring the school diary, compass box, snack tiffin and water bottle.
Parents are cordially invited to cheer and encourage our budding artists on
22nd December 2023.


An official invitation will be sent later.


We look forward to your support and cooperation to make this event a grand
success.


Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
May this New Year bring new hopes, success, good health and pleasure in your life.


Thank You!

Headmistress

Dear Parents,
Wishing you all a very Happy and Prosperous New Year 2024!
We hope you enjoyed a joyful winter break.
As we reconvene for the new year, we are excited about the opportunities and experiences that lie ahead.
Let’s note the important information regarding the upcoming events of this month.

Holiday –
Monday, 15th Jan 2024 – Makar Sankranti

Half-day –
Wednesday, 31st Jan 2024 – Month End
School Timings – 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (half-day school)

Activities –
Friday, 12th Jan 2024 – Makar Sankranti Celebration.
Friday, 26th Jan 2024 – Republic Day celebration.
(Details will be sent shortly)

House Activities –

Std I & II – English Conversational Skill Competition
Topics – 1) My favourite day.
2) Nature.
3) Pencil and its uses.
Students have to select and talk for 1 minute on any one topic from above for the selection round.
For the final round, different topics will be declared in the school diary only to the selected students.

Std III & IV – English Elocution Competition
Students will choose a topic/ subject on the spot by picking up a chit and they have to talk on the same topic/subject.
Please note: -The topic/subject will not be disclosed beforehand. Students will pick up the chit with the topic on the spot.

The selection round for both competitions is on –
Wednesday, 17th Jan.

The final round for both competitions is on – Wednesday, 31st Jan.

Interested students should enrol their names to the class teacher on or before 10th Jan 2024.

Field Trips –
Outdoors bestow individuals an excellent opportunity to develop the ability in themselves, by means of experiencing and exploring.

We are glad to inform you that we will be organizing field trips for the students of Std I to IV.

 

Students who wish to join the field trip should submit the money in a labelled and sealed envelope with the field trip consent slip on or before Wednesday, 3rd January 2024 for std I, II & III and Std IV can submit on Wednesday, 10th Jan 2024.

Sports –
Sports are an integral part of the school curriculum. They contribute to the physical and mental growth of students.
The students of Std I to IV will be participating in the sports event, which will be conducted on Monday, 29th Jan and Tuesday 30th Jan 2024 during school hours.

 


                                                                                                                                                                   Headmistress

Dear Parents,
Greetings from S.P.M. School!
We are glad to share with you the highlights of this month.

Half day –
Thursday, 29th Feb 2024, – Month End
School timings – 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Students are permitted to wear civil dress.

Activities –

Monday, 5th Feb 2024 – Founder’s day.
Regular school – 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Monday, 19th Feb 2024 – Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti celebration.
School timings – 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Students should wear their P.T. uniform. Do not bring your school bags.
(bagless day)
We are excited to announce the upcoming Science Day celebration at school. This event is a tribute to the marvels of Science and innovation that shape our world. Parents can visit the Science exhibition on Thursday, 29th Feb between 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Venue – 6th floor.

House Activities –

‘Show n Tell’ competition for Std I & II –
The students should show any object/ chart/ model and talk about the same for 2 mins.
Please note – The students should bring the object/chart/model for the competition.

English Poetry Recitation Competition for Std III and IV
– Interested students should enrol their names with the class teacher on or
before Wednesday, 7th Feb – 2024.

Selection round for both the competitions will be conducted on Tuesday, 20th Feb 2024.

The final round for both competitions will be conducted on Wed, 21st February, 2024.
Please Note – The students will talk on the same object/chart/model and recite the same poem for the final round.
We wish to assess our students to see what their needs are and how we can best help them to learn and achieve. As a part of this process, Unit Test II will be conducted for the students of std I to IV.
The tests will commence from Monday, 12th Feb 2024 to Tuesday 20th Feb 2024.
Kindly Note: – During Exams i.e. from Monday, 12th Feb 2024 to Friday, 16th Feb 2024, the school timings will be 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. only.

Regular school on Tuesday, 20th February 2024.

 

Parents kindly note –
We are excited to capture memories that will last a lifetime!
Our class photograph session is scheduled on Tuesday, 6th Feb 2024.
Please, ensure your ward’s presence.
Dress code – Regular uniform. Id card compulsory.

  Warm regards!
  Headmistress

Dear Parents,

Greetings from S.P.M. School!


As we step into the month of March, we are excited to share with you the upcoming events in the primary section.

Holidays –
Friday, 8th March 2024 – Mahashivratri
Monday, 25th March 2024 – Dhulivandan
Friday, 29th March 2024 – Good Friday
Tuesday 9th April 2024 – Gudi Padwa
Thursday 11th April 2024 – Ramzan Id

Half day –
Thursday, 28th March 2024, – Month End
School timings – 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Students are permitted to wear civil dress.

Activity –
Friday, 22nd March 2024 – Holi celebration

As the end of the academic year approaches, students will have various assessments and exams. Please ensure that your child is well prepared for the exams.

Term II evaluation will begin from Tuesday, 2nd April 2024 to Friday, 12th April 2024. School Timings: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Computer, Fine Arts and PT – Exam will be conducted in the month of March, during their regular periods as per the time table.

Portion for oral exam will be given to the students on Monday, 4th March 2024.

A portion for the written exam will be given to the students on Monday, 18th March 2024.

Open Day
Parents are invited to view the answer papers of their ward on Tuesday, 23rd April 2024 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Please ensure your presence for fruitful discussions on your child’s academic progress.

Report Day – Wednesday, 1st May 2024
Timings: – 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Thank you for your continued support and co-operation.
Wish you all the best for your exam.

Thank you.
Headmistress