Sunday School Exams

Local Exams:

Mid-term exam: Dec-Jan (teacher's choice)

Annual exam: May ?, 2020 (during Sunday School time for nursery to Grade 4)

Diocesan Exam:

Applicable to Grade 5 - Grade 10 kids only

Diocesan Exam 2020 information

Sunday School Competitions

2020 COMPETITION DATES (Refer below for the rules)

Singing Competition (all grades)

  • English (Refer 'The Celebration Hymnal')

1. Nursery: <Any Sunday school song, based on the child's ability>

2. KG/G1: 713 - Seek Ye First

3. G2/G3: 337 - What Can Wash Away my Sin

4. G4/G5: 123 - How Sweet the Name of Jesus Sounds

5. G6/G7: 214 - I Will Enter His Gates

6. G8/G9: 295 - Tell Me The Story of Jesus

7. G10: 638 - I Need Thee Every Hour

  • Malayalam (Refer 'Christiaa Keerthanagal')

1. Nursery: <Any malayalam song, based on the child's ability>

2. KG/G1: 213 - Anpin Rupi Yeshu Nadha

3. G2/G3: 241 - Ninodan Daivamay

4. G4/G5: 302 - Verum Kayal Njan Varunnu

5. G6/G7: 231 - Ellam Angay Mahatwathinay

6. G8/G9/G10: 236 - Yenikay Chinti Nin Raktham

  • Competition Date:​

    • Grade 4 and below: ?

    • Grade 5 and above: ?

 

Coloring Competition (Nursery - Grade 2)

  • Competition Date: ?

 

Story Telling Competition (Nursery - Grade 4)

  • Competition Date: ?

 

Bible Reading Competition (Grade 4+)

  • 4th to 6th grade - Passage from New Testament only

  • 7th to 10th grade - Passage from Old and New Testament

  • Competition Date: ?

Elocution/Essay (Grade 5+)

  • Topic: Mathew 25:35 - “For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me.”

  • Competition Date:?

*** General rule: Final decisions will be by the judges in each category.

RULES AND EVALUATION CRITERIA FOR EACH COMPETITION

Memory Verse Competition (all grades)

  • Use the NIV Bible to study (Bring the bible you used to study for judges’ reference)

  • Minimum criteria for KG and above is to have at least one Psalms recited.

  • Adherence to Bible passages

  • Clarity

  • Prizes will for maximum number of recited memory verses in respective grades.

Singing Competition (all grades)

  • Voice clarity

  • Technique ( like Tune, tempo, rhythm etc.)

  • Stage presence (like appearance, confidence etc.) 

 

Coloring Competition (Nursery - Grade 2)

  • Use crayons or color pencils only

 

Story Telling Competition (Nursery - Grade 4)

  • Adherence to Bible passage

  • Application of story to today’s world

  • Clarity and audible

  • Audience contact

  • Voice power and projection

  • Some action while telling the story

 

Bible Reading Competition (Grade 4+)

  • Bible portions for reading will be given at the time of competition.

  • Time to find the portion

  • Clarity and audible

  • Voice power and projection

Elocution (Grade 5+)

  • Participants name should be provided at least a week before the competition date.

  • Topic: Provided 15min prior to the start of competition. Note: This rule will be finalized based on the number and grade range of participants.

 

Essay (Grade 5+)

  • 1 or 2 topics will be provided in advance and kids can select one of it.

    • Example:​

      • “Let the children come to me.”    (Matthew 19:14)

      • OR

      • “I am the vine; you are the branches” (John 15:5)

  • Participants name should be provided at least a week before the competition date.

  • Participants will be given 30 minutes to finish the essay during Sunday school time. Note: This rule will be finalized based on the number and grade range of participants.

  • Adherence to Bible passages

  • Application to today’s world

*** General rule: Final decisions will be by the judges in each category.