CHRIST CHURCH VIDYAPITH, KODUKULANJI
Christ Church Vidyapith, Kodukulanji stands as a jewel in the heart of Kodukulanji at Chengannur Taluk of Alappuzha District in Kerala. Christ Church Vidyapith is a CBSE affiliated Secondary School situated 8KM off Chengannur, in the Kollam-Theni Highway.
The School was established in the year 1999. Christ Church Vidyapith is owned by the Educational and Charitable Society of CSI Madhya Kerala Diocese and managed by the Governing Council (of CSI Madhya Kerala Diocese, Kottayam) headed by the CSI Bishop of Madhya Kerala Diocese, Kottayam.
Though the School has finished only 19 years and is in the 20th year of its existence, it has made in roads in the field of education and catering the needs of Students in and around Kodukulanji. The Society has taken up an ambitious multicrore project to provide modern infrastructure in the field of education including laboratories, class rooms, play grounds and toilets. The work on the project is underway and hope to finish in a phased manner as soon as possible. The school has 5 acres of level land with a good source of water.
At present we have a team of excellent, dedicated and highly qualified Teachers and I have no doubt in my mind that Christ Church Vidyapith will be the one of the best schools in the state of Kerala if not in India.
In order to give prepared environment for studies, all class rooms in Christ Church Vidyapith are having awesome Classrooms facility with Computer. The furniture and seating arrangement are made keeping in mind the interactive environment in the classroom. In our School provide several lab Fcilities such as Maths Lab, Biology Lab, Physics Lab, Computer Lab, and having a very good play ground
Inspired by divine Providence, Christ Church Vidyapith aims to be a beacon of light and a treasure-trove of knowledge for the young minds, moulding and developing them into individuals with clear conscience, high morality and social responsibility; and to create an environment-friendly campus thus fulfilling the needs of the nation and the earth.
This academic year commenced with a staff retreat on 29th May 2017 at Christ Church, Kodukulanji. Rev Nelson Chacko, Former Treasurer of CSI Madhya Kerala Diocese led the meditation and Rev Sam Mathew Kavumkal was also present. Activities of the school and year plan were formulated after the retreat
As part of our efforts to save the Earth, World Environment Day was observed in the school on 5th June 2017.The programme was conducted to create an awareness to protect nature. Students took a pledge to save the Earth and Mr. T K Soman, Panchayat member was the Chief Guest. Saplings of various trees were planted in the school campus.
Honouring the toppers of Class X and Activity Inauguration of various clubs
A meeting was held on 4th July 2017 at 9.30 am at Christ Church Parish Hall, Kodukulanji to honour the toppers of class X and for the inauguration of various club activities of the school. Rev Sam Mathew Kavumkal, Local Manager of our school presided over the function, Very Rev Oommen George, Clergy Secretary of Madhya Kerala Diocese, inaugurated the meeting. Mr. Jose Paikad, Manager of Self Financing schools of Madhya Kerala Diocese was the guest of Honour, Mrs. V K Sobha, President of Ala Grama Panchayat inaugurated activities of various clubs of the school. Mr. Eipe John, Bursar, Mr. Leju Jose Chandy, PTA President, Mr. Chandy C George, Church Warden and Kumari Ancy Mary Philip spoke on the occasion. Toppers were introduced by Mrs.Elizabeth Jori and Mementos and cash prizes were distributed to the students. Mr. K G Samuel, Principal welcomed the gathering and Mrs. Liby Elizabeth Mathew Proposed the vote of thanks.
In order to inculcate reading habits in students, vayanadinam was observed in the school on 19th July 2017 at 9.30 am. Prof V I Johnson, Malayalam Department faculty member, Bishop Moore College, Mavelikara was the chief guest. Principal Mr. K G Samuel presided over the function. Mr. T K Soman our ward member, Mr. Eipe John, Bursar spoke on the occasion. Students presented various programmes. Mrs. Ani O S welcomed the gathering and Mrs. Liby Elizabeth Mathew proposed the vote of thanks In connection with Vayanadinam competition like news reading, recitation etc were conducted in the school.
Installation ceremony of students as leaders of the school was conducted on 7th August 2017. Rev Sam Mathew Kavumkal blessed the students and they were presented with badges.
Independence Day Celebration
Independence Day celebration was conducted in the school on 15th August 2017. Rev Sam Mathew Kavumkal hoisted the National flag. Lt Koshy Vaghese was the chief Guest of the occasion. A mass drill was performed in which 100 students participated under the leadership of Capt. Joy Varghese our Physical Education Teacher. Lt Koshy Varghese was honoured by presenting Ponnada. Patriotic songs were sung by the students. Mr. Eipe John, Bursar, Mr. Leju Jose Chandy, PTA President, Kumari Kesia Grace Biji felicitated on the occasion. Mrs. Liby Elizabeth Mathew, Vice Principal welcomed the gathering and Mr. Nisha Mareen Joseph proposed vote of thanks. A quiz competition was also held in connection with Independence Day celebration.
Onam celebration of the school was conducted on 22nd August 2017. Students presented various programmes and competitions were also held. Onam payasam was sponsored by the PTA.
Rubella Awareness Programme
An awareness programme for parents regarding Rubella vaccine was conducted by PHC,Ala on 29th September 2017 and the vaccine was administered to students. Most of the students were vaccinated.
The simplest acts of kindness are far more powerful than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.In order to instill the act of kindness, in students and to help the needy in the society a programme sandwanam was conducted by the charity club on 6th October 2017 at 9 am. Rev Sam Mathew Kavumkal presided over the meeting. Mr. Jebin P Varghese, Alappuzha District Panachayat Member, Mr. T K Soman,Panchayat Member, Mr. Leju Jose Chandy, PTA Presidents, Church Wardens Mr Koshy Varghese and Mr. J Johnson were present at the meeting. Mr. Eipe John, Bursar felicitated on the occasion. Mrs. Manju Elizabeth Mathew introduced the beneficiaries. Financial assistance was extended to patients suffering from cancer and kidney disorders. Mr. K G Samuel Principal welcomed the gathering and Mrs. Liby Elizabeth Mathew proposed vote of thanks.
Field trips and study tours help a student to acquire factual knowledge about nature. As part of education of students a two day study tour was conducted by tour committee to Trivandrum & Kanyakumari. Students visited the Planetarium, zoo, vivekanda rock, royal palace at Thakkala and Bay Watch.
During the academic, we have conducted two scholarship examinations of Association of Sahodayas of kerala, Bicentary Scholarship Examination of CSI Madhya Kerala Diocese.
Annual sports meet
The annual sports meet was held on 17th November 2017. An inaugural function was held as part of the annual sports meet.Rev Sam Mathew Kavumkal, Local Manager was chairman and Dr. B Anish SI of Police, Venmony was guest of honour. Mr. Eipe John, Bursar and Mr. Leju Jose Chandy, PTA President were present on the occasion.
The Christmas celebration of the school was conducted on 23rd December 2017. Rev Sam Mathew Kavumkal, Local Manager presided over the function and gave the Christmas message. Mr. Eipe John, Bursar and Kumari Lakshmi Santhosh spoke on the occasion. Mrs. Sinu Thomas welcomed the gathering and Mrs Vidya V proposed Vote of thanks. Students sang Christmas carols, presented various dance, programmes and a tablo.
To bring out various talents embedded in students, Kalotsavam was conducted for two days. Various competitions were held between the four houses. The winners were sent to Nirmal Jyothi Public School, Mallappally and Believer’s Church Residential School, Thiruvalla conducted by Central Travancore Sahodaya Complex(CTSC).
The ground floor of the school building was renovated and the nursery section was shifted there during this academic year. The nursery section has all the necessary facilities. The renovation work was done under the supervision of Mr. Eipe John, Bursar of our school. Let me convey our heartfelt thanks to Mr Eipe John.
Periodic staff meetings are held and subject wise discussions are made. New strategies are planned for the betterment of the school and to empower teachers. Yearly and monthly plans are formulated during the staff meeting.
Teachers attended various training programmes during the academic year.
- Teachers training programme on 10th June2017 at Nirmal Jyothi Public School, Mallapally.
- Teachers training programme for teachers was conducted by CTSC on Class rooming (22nd July 2017) at Eminence Public School, Kulanada .
- Capacity building programme on Remodeled Assessment structure conducted by CBSE at SDV English Medium High School, Alappuzha.
- Capacity building programme for teachers by Kerala CBSE School Management Association was held at St. Gregorious Senior Secondary School, Mulakkazha.
Unit tests, periodic tests and half yearly exam were conducted as scheduled. Parents were informed about the progress of their wards and open house was also conducted. Governing Council
The Governing council evaluates the functioning of the school and gives necessary guidance and support for the smooth conduct of the school. This year a new Governing Council was constituted. I extend my whole hearted thanks to the governing council.
I use this opportunity to extend my heartfelt thanks to our moderator and Bishop Most Rev. Thomas K Oommen and Diocesan office bearers for their relentless guidance.
Let me convey my sincere thanks to Mr. Jose Paikat, the manager of self financing schools, Madhya Kerala Diocese for the support and guidance in the day to day functioning of the school. We are lucky to have the unfailing support of the church wardens, church committee members and all the members of CSI Christ Church, Kodukulanji.
Our Local Manager, Rev Nebu Achen has been with us in each and every activity. With great reverence I thank Achen for his selfless service and involvement.
Rev Chandy Jose has always readily accepted our invitation and been with us. Achen is a well wisher of our school. I express my deep gratitude to Achen.
Students participated in the YMCA painting competitions and Christmas carol celebration at Kodukulanji.
Students also participated and presented a dance performance at the Christmas carol function at St Thomas College of Engineering, Kozhuvalloor.
Annual Day Celebration
The annual day of Christ Church Vidyapith, Kodukulanji was celebrated on 19th January 2018 at 2 pm in the CSI Christ Church Parish Hall. The public meeting began with a prayer by a Rev Chandy Jose. Rev Sam Mathew Kavumkal, Local Manager presided over the meeting. Mr. K G Samuel, Principal presented annual report of the school and Mr. Jacob Philip, Registrar of CSI Madhya Kerala Diocese inaugurated the function by delivering the inaugural address and thereafter lighting the traditional lamp. Mr. Anish V Korah , DySP Chengannur, was the Chief Guest and Mr. Jose Paikat, Manager Self Financing School, CSI Madhya Kerala Diocese delivered the Keynote address. Mr. Eipe John, Bursar, Mr. J Johnson, Church Warden CSI Christ Church Kodukulanji, Mr. Leju Jose Chandy,PTA President and Master Cyril P John spoke on the occasion.
Endowment prizes were given to students of classes 7, 8, 9 and 10. Proficiency prizes were given to students from class 1 to 10.
Trophies were presented to
- The Best outgoing student
- Sports champion girl and boy
- Best House
- The team which won the football tournament
Mrs Liby Elizabeth Mathew, Vice Principal welcomed the gathering and Mrs Nisha Mareen Joseph, Staff Secretary proposed vote of thanks. The public meeting was followed by variety entertainments by students.
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Christ Church Vidyapith
BJSM Complex, Kodukulanji P. O. Chengannur(Taluk),
Alleppey (Dist), , Kerala