BISHOP MOORE VIDYAPITH, KAYAMKULAM
Bishop Moore Vidyapith is named after EDWARD ALFRED LIVINGSTONE MOORE, the fourth Anglican bishop of erst-while Diocese of Travancore and Cochin (1925-1937) and is run by the CSI Madhya Kerala Diocese which is a minority community enjoying protection under the Indian Constitution to run educational institutions of their choice for its members.
(a) To impart a full disciplined liberal and comprehensive education to both boys and girls to enable them to achieve a very high standard of intellectual, physical and spiritual development in the background of the rich cultural and spiritual heritage of our nation, so that they may discharge the duties of an upright citizen of our democratic country without fear or favour.
(b) To develop the talents of pupils:
(c) To create a social consciousness, a sense of dignity of labour and a concern for the downtrodden and the suffering ones in the minds of the pupils so that they may become instruments of social change;
(d) To inform the pupils of what is happening in the world around us and prepare them for a purposeful life;
(e) To cultivate in the pupils the motivation to undertake national tasks and enable them to participate in the shaping of a new humanity.
(f) To teach values in life and to create a sense of national integration.
We aim at creating intellectually mature, morally upright, socially committed and spiritually inspired young men and women with a deep sense of values of life and national integration who can play an effective role in the 21st Century in the background of the rich heritage of our democratic Motherland.
Bishop Moore Vidyapith, Kayamkulam started in May 1995 with all the necessary facilities of a New School, in the spacious compound, Krishnapuram, Kayamkulam. At present we have classes from Lower Kindergarten to Standard XII.
(a) The Vidyapith is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination, New Delhi.
(b) The course of studies in this school is of 12 years duration (excluding two pre-primary classes) and prepares the pupils for the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (I.C.S.E. / I.S.C.)
(c) The Indian Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (I.C.S.E.) is widely recognised for its excellence. All Indian Universities accept its results for admission to Pre-Degree/Pre-University/Higher Secondary Courses. Its product is a student who not only has a fine store of knowledge in the required subjects, but also has developed the ability to reason clearly and accurately.
(d) The academic year starts in May and ends in March. The academic year consists of three terms. May to August, September to December and January to March. Holidays are given from the third week of March to the third week of May. The mid-summer vacation is for a period of two months.
(e) The medium of instruction is English. However the national language and mother tongue are assigned a vital role in the curriculum, in conformity with the three language formula of our national educational policy. Malayalam is taught from Upper K.G and Hindi, from standard II. Either Malayalam or Hindi can be taken as second language for the I.C.S.E. examination.