“Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, But great actions speak to a mankind”

In the late 1960 ‘s Puttur had grown to be a town with people of other states residing in the town. Most of them were central government employees, especially working in the Mangalore- Hassan Railways.

Fr. Antony Pathrao, who had become the beacon of light to the people of Puttur, especially to the children and the youth through his adventure in the field of education, was quick to sense the need for an English Medium school, mainly for the children of these people and for the people of linguistic minority . With his characteristic determination and his attitude of service to all, he once again plunged into the noble cause of education. Another educational flower blossomed in Puttur, when he started the St. Victor English Medium Higher Primary School - the first in Puttur Taluk, in 1970.

To make it convenient for the little children to come, the school was started in the Mai De Deus church campus as it is in the heart of Puttur town and close to the bus stand.

Miss Jessy Fernandes, another stalwart in the field of education, supported this noble venture whole heartedly . Though it would be an additional responsibility as she was already the Headmistress of St. Victor Girls’ High School, she willingly accepted to be the first Headmistress of this school and saw to its functioning in the right direction. Sr. Lieta, Ms. Theresa Cutinho, Ms. Marceline Mascarenhas, Ms. Jacintha Leena Mascarenhas, Sr. Anna D’ Souza have served as Headmistress.

St. Victor English Higher Primary School, the tiny seed sown in 1970, has grown into a fully grown tree where the children receive guidance and help to form themselves into good , responsible and peace loving citizens of our country.

SALIENT FEATURES :

Objectives :

  • To educate children for life, instilling in them the value of love and service for God and the country.
  • All round development of our students- intellectual, physical, psychological & Spiritual
  • Suitable opportunities for all to build up character, grow in good values such as justice, truth, equality, peace & love.
  • Child – centered , value based education.

General Administration :

  • Unaided school, recognized by the State Government Department of Education.
  • Managed by the Catholic Board of Education – Diocese of Mangalore.
  • Has well trained, qualified, dedicated experienced staff

Staff :

  • Headmaster,
  • 17 teaching staff for Std. I to VII
  • 4 teaching staff for kinder garten
  • 2 Computer education teachers
  • 1 part time drawing teacher
  • 4 Non-teaching staff

Classes:

  • Kinder garten : LKG & UKG with 2 sections each
  • Primary and Hr. Primary : Std. I to VII with two sections in each class.

Academic Study :

  • Excellent performance in tests and semester exams

Moral Education :

  • Regular classes in value education, to instill spiritual and moral values.
  • Seminars based on Moral education
  • Formation of good character is emphassised
  • Catechism classes according to the diocese
  • Std. VII students have been getting 100 % results in diocesan catechism exams.

Academic studies : Besides regular subjects the following facilities are provided.

  • Introduction of Teach Next classes from L.K.G. to Std. VII
  • Computer classes from Std. I to VII.
  • Has adequate laboratory equipment and a good collection of library books for students and teachers
  • Good class rooms with adequate furniture.
  • Good children park & Play ground.
  • Drinking water facilities with water cooler
  • School buses

Extra classes conducted :

  • Drawing
  • Karate
  • School band

Extra curricular activities :

  • Scouts, Guides, Cubs and Bul buls
  • Meaningful celebration of National festivals.
  • Celebration of three main festivals of Hindu, Muslim & Christian
  • Morning and evening assembly with prayer.
  • Various competitions are conducted to detect, bring out and develop the talents, skills and abilities of students.
  • Students are encouraged to participate in the competitions conducted by different organizations & the department of educations
  • Many students have come out receiving prizes at different levels.
  • Teachers are actively involved in all the activities, organizing and helping students to take interest and participate with interest .

There is good support, cooperation and collaboration of the staff – both teaching and non-teaching creating an atmosphere of love respect and trust.

Sports and Games:

  • Students have come out well in track, athletic and field events in Badminton and volley ball.
  • Weekly Mass P.T.
  • There is a P.T.A. which functions well with the help of the committee members.

Medium of instruction from Std. I to VII & kindergarten - ENGLISH
Correspondent - Rev. Fr. Gerald D’ Souza since 03.06.2007
Headmaster - Ms. Harry D’ Souza, since 01.06. 2010.

Name of the School and Address : St. Victor English Medium Hr. Pry School
School Contact No : 08251-231270
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Name of the Correspondent : Rev. Fr. Gerald D Souza
Contact No : 08251-234570, 230570
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Name of the head of the Institution : Mr. Harry D Souza
Contact No : 9449998981

Year of Establishment : 1970

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MAI DE DEUS CHURCH
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Puttur Taluk, D.K. District

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