By the end of his/her education in Notre Dame School, each student will have developed those values that not only enrich his/her personality but which will help bring about a change in the present set – up of society where there will be equality and justice for all. There-fore, the following values are considered to be of prime importance.

  • A deep inter-relationship with God that permeates his/her daily life and his/her contact with others.
  • Personal and group prayer to God whom he/she considers to be his /her loving Father.
  • Acceptance of and respect for all religions.
  • Deepening and broadening of his/her religious convictions.
  • Realizing that he/she belongs to a country that is rich in cultural heritage, he/she develops patriotism and pride in India.
  • As part of the school family he / she especially develops awareness of the needs of others and responds both to their spoken and unspoken wishes / demands by generously giving of his/her time, talents, and service.
  • He/she inculcates in himself/herself those social values which are a genuine response to others: responsibility, courtesy, honesty, punctuality, loyalty, obedience, generosity and deligence.
  • He/she integrates himself/herself readily with others of various social, religious, cultural and economic back grounds.
  • As a citizen of the world, he/she takes a keen interest in what is happening in other countries and easily discusses and empathizes with the social and economic situations prevalent in them.

Every Notre Dame student must be imbued with the fact that he/she is living in a very unjust society and that he/she must do all within his/her power to bring about a radical change in the present structures. Therefore he/she must develop:

  • A genuine love for the poor and needy. He/she must programme regular sessions during the week in which he/she has some positive contact and communication with the poor, the illiterate, the needy, and the suffering.
  • A loving concern for different types of oppressions suffered by women, minorities, underpaid labourers, and weaker sections of the society.
  • Proficient speaking and writing ability so that he/she can use his her talents as a platform to speak and write against any injustices and oppressions suffered by others, applauding others’ achievements whenever possible.
  • A willingness to involve himself/herself in programmes, projects, camps, workshops etc. in which he/she will be actively involved in helping the financially poor or deprived sections and marginalized people.
  • Acquisition of knowledge and sharpening of his/her memory, speed and accuracy.
  • Acquisition of the following skills :

Observing, recording, quoting, illustrating, demonstrating, analyzing, outlining, summarizing, integrating, evaluating, and criticizing.

  • Power of expressions through speaking, writing, and acting : debates, dramatics, elocution, extemporaneous speeches, dances, music, creative writing, and artistic expression,
  • An-on-going quest for knowledge that will last throughout his/her life.
  • An inner discernment which guides him/her to choose the correct values even when there is an opposition between home and school training or between society and school.
  • Physical exercises, sports, and athletic skills which help him/her develop a sound mind in a sound body.