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Rules of Discipline (For Students)

  1. All the Rules and Regulations that are in force from time to time are binding upon the students and their parents. Ignorance of the prevailing rules and regulations will not be an excuse for lack of compliance. The current rules and regulations, which supersede all the previous ones, are given below. Some relevant extracts thereof are also published to the School Diary. Parents will abide by the school from time to time.
  2. Punctuality and regularity in attendance, proper uniform, earnest efforts in home-work assignments and polite behavior inside and outside the school, are always insisted on, and in all these matters, the parents’ full co-operation is expected at all times.
  3. Students must stand up smartly and greet teachers who enter the classroom. They must also stand when the teacher leaves the room. They must respectfully greet all staff members whenever they meet them, inside or outside the school.
  4. Honesty is expected of every student. If a student finds something that does not belong to him / her, he / she should inform the Principal of the articles found and leave the same in the Office. Students who have lost articles may also inquire about them in the office.
  5. Students are answerable to the school authorities for their conduct both inside and outside the school. Hence, misbehavior in public places and conveyances justifies dismissal / expulsion. The bringing of weapons (knives, chains, etc.) to school and ganging up with students of other schools is strictly forbidden. Bullying in any form will not be tolerated in the school. Students found guilty in any form of threatening or intimidating behavior warrant instant dismissal / expulsion. Irregular attendance, habitual idleness, disobedience, objectionable moral behavior and, above all, discourtesy, indecency and disrespect to teachers are each a sufficient cause for suspension or dismissal / expulsion.
  6. On their way to and from school, students must remember that the school is judged by their conduct. Thus, every student is urged to contribute to the high tone of the school by his / her manners and deportment.
  7. Students must come to school neatly dressed in the proper school uniform. Untidy clothes, torn shoes, rubber slippers, etc., will not be tolerated under any circumstances.
  8. Students are strictly forbidden to introduce objectionable literature into the school or to purchase any article of food from unauthorized dealers at or near the school premises.
  9. Any damage to school property will not be condoned. Stringent disciplinary measures will be taken against such offenders and the parents will have to bear the expenses for repair / replacement of the damaged property.
  10. Students should attend the school regularly. No leave of absence is granted except for genuine reasons. Students who are absent from school for five consecutive days without permission will have their names removed from the register and will be readmitted only if there is a vacancy and on payment of the re-admission fee. In all cases of leave of absence, prior permission from the Principal should be obtained, except in cases of unforeseen circumstances, for which an authenticated reason should be furnished by the parent / guardian. However, granting leave is entirely at the discretion of the Principal. Attendance on the last day of school before a long vacation is compulsory. Merely submitting an application for leave of absence will not be tantamount to automatic sanction or grant thereof.
  11. Absentees at an examination will be considered as having failed, unless it is established that their absence was due to illness. 85% attendance is compulsory for promotion.
  12. Students caught using unfair means in an examination shall get a ‘zero’, in all the subjects and the examination as a whole will be canceled.
  13. The Management reserves to itself the right to dismiss students who continually / consistently fail to make satisfactory progress in their studies or whose conduct is in any way detrimental to the orderly life of the school.
  14. Students are not allowed to leave the school premises without permission from the Principal or Section Coordinator.
  15. Smoking is strictly prohibited inside and outside the campus. Those found smoking will be dismissed / expelled on the spot.
  16. Students must cultivate the habit of quiet, controlled movement and speech. Necessary movement about the school must be made in a quiet, orderly manner.
  17. When students eat their tiffin, they must see that the place is clean before they leave. They must not litter the campus with sweet papers and biscuit wrappers. Dustbins are provided and should be used.
  18. Students are responsible for the safety of their own books, pens, watches, tiffin carriers or any other articles which they bring to school. The school is not responsible for the loss of any student’s possessions. It is, therefore, not advisable to bring valuable articles such as expensive watches, gold ornaments, etc. to school.
  19. No fine of any kind or collection for any purpose whatsoever may be made without the prior sanction of the Principal.
  20. Gifts to staff members or other demonstrations in their honor also require the Principal’s sanction.
  21. During the absence of the teacher from the class, the students must obey the Prefect or the Monitor appointed to maintain good order.
  22. All students are expected to participate in the games programmers. Credit will be given for effective participation.
  23. Every student must take part in physical training and games unless declared unfit on medical grounds and exempt by the Principal. Students are forbidden to join any outside sports organization without the prior permission of the Principal.
  24. Lack of co-operation, misconduct, issuing of threatening letters and issuing in unwarranted communication by the parents / grandparents / guardian(s) / close relative(s) with the Principal / Section Coordinators / Class Teachers / Subject Teachers and the school, which tantamount to threats, would entail action against the ward, which could vary from a warning to expulsion at the discretion of the Principal.
  25. Though the school will make every endeavor to ensure the safety and security of the students during school hours, in case a child indulges in acts which amount to violating the rules / norms of the school and, as a consequence, the child endangers his / her life or suffers any bodily harm, the school in no way will be liable / responsible for any such act of the child.
  26. The school diary is a record of reference. Students must bring their diary to school everyday, and parents should check and sign these diaries regularly, to jeep in touch with what is being taught and the homework that is being assigned to the pupils. The page containing personal information of a student must be completed. Parents should not forget to enter in the diary their specimen signatures, which may be referred to, if necessary.
  27. Parents should attend the Open Days and collect Progress Reports, sign them and return them to the class teacher within a week. The school will not be responsible for a parent’s failure to see his / her child’s report or to monitor the child’s progress.
  28. Parents’ failure to attend meetings called by the Principal amounts to a lack of cooperation and defeats the whole aim of education. In such a situation, the school authorities will have no option but to require the parent to withdraw the child.
  29. A student must not attend school, should there be any infectious disease in the home, until the danger of the infection has passed. An intimation to this effect must be given to the Principal.
  30. If an absence of illness lasts for more than three days, an application for leave must be made to the Principal, accompanied by a certificate by a registered medical practitioner.
  31. Those who return to school after absenting themselves without leave, shall not enter the class without the permission of the Principal.
  32. Changes in the address or telephone number of the parents or guardians must be intimated in writing to the school without delay, failing in which the school will not be responsible for non-receipt of communications. All communications at the last address recorded in the records of the school shall be deemed to be sufficient service on the concerned.
  33. When communicating with the Principal, parents are requested to mention in their letter the class, section and account number of the student.
  34. Parents are welcome to visit the school and discuss any problems about their children with the teachers or the Principal, by prior appointment. However, they are requested not to enter the classrooms during school hours without first consulting the Principal or Section Coordinator, without whose sanction they are not allowed to interview teachers during school hours. Complaints related to academics, if any, may be made either to the Principal or the Section Coordinator.
  35. Private tuition are not encouraged. Private tutors from the school may be engaged only after obtaining a written permission of the Principal. Any lapse in this regard will be dealt with seriously. Teachers are not allowed to give private tuition to the students of their own classes.
  36. Parents should instruct their children who come to school in the care of servants that they should never leave school before the servants arrive. In case of delay, the student should report to the school office.
  37. Those students who go home alone, particularly after games, should not loiter on the way but return straight home.
  38. Parents of girls must be strict about their daughters returning home immediately after games.
  39. All co-curricular activities of the school are compulsory for everyone unless and otherwise medically unfit or exempted by the Principal.
  40. When the students are taken on picnics, trips or excursions, utmost care will be taken of their security and safety. However, the school authorities accept no responsibility for any untoward incident / mishap takes place, the school will not be liable to pay any compensation, damages, etc.