Schools that are part of The Hindu's Newspaper in Education (NIE) programme were in a celebratory mood as they have secured excellent results in the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) examinations announced on Thursday.

Authorities attributed the success to the planned and organised work put in by the students as well as the teachers.

A. F. Kudroli, chairman, Carmel School, Padmanabhanagar, expressed his happiness over the school securing 100 per cent pass results for the past 21 years.

“This is the result of consistent good teaching and individual attention. The average students supported equally through individualised teaching as well as by providing simplified question papers. Hence, the results over the years are above my expectations,” he said.

In all, 287 students appeared for the examination and 286 students have passed in first class.

R. Abhilash, the school topper with 613 marks, said: “There is no substitute for hard work. I received excellent support from parents, teachers and friends.”

Excellent results

Prasiddhi School, Vasanthanagar too has been securing 100 per cent results for the past 12 years. “We recognise the effort of our teachers for the excellent results. They constantly in touch with parents and kept them informed about the progress of each child through the entire academic year. They also took special classes for students weak in studies,” said Robina Farooq, principal, Prasiddhi School.

Bhavana H.K., the school topper with 585 marks said: “I must thank my school, principal, and teachers for their constant encouragement and effective guidance. There was peaceful atmosphere at home which was very important. From day one, I was keen on doing well in the board examinations.”

Full marks

Achala Vidya Mandira High School, Rajajinagar, SBM Blossoms School, Kanakapura and Cluny Convent High School, Jalahalli too have secured 100 per cent results. Meghana B.S., by securing 588 marks is the school topper at Achala Vidya Mandira, while Anusha S., with 601 marks is the school topper at SBM Blossoms. Sushmitha Biradar with 615 marks is the topper at Cluny Convent High School.

Extra efforts

At Poorna Prajna Education Centre, Indiranagar 50 students have secured above 85 per cent. “We had organised special workshops by a counsellor to improve the study skills of students,” said M. Sannaiya Maiya, principal of the school. Ananda Rao H., the school topper with 617 marks, who has also scored 100 marks in Mathematics, said: “Mathematics was a very interesting subject for me and excellent maths teachers and good reference books made me get centum in the subject.”

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