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Leave Of Absence

  • Leave of absence is not granted except for serious reasons and only on a previously written application of the parent/ guardian. Kindly discourage leave merely for social and religious functions.
  • Parents should notify in writing any absence from School owing to illness or otherwise of their ward. A Medical Certificate must be produced if a student is absent for more than a week on medical grounds.
  • Parent/guardian who for a good reason would like to take their children home during school hours must come themselves, or submit an authorisation letter signed by them to the school office.
  • A student will be allowed to go home only escorted by a family member during school hours.
  • During School hours, parents/guardians are not allowed to see their children or interview teachers or visit the class room or walk about in the School premises etc.
    They need permission from the Principal to do so.
  • On return to School the absentee must produce her/his parent's written explanation for her/his absence. This note will be given to the Class Teacher to be kept in the file for record. Failure to produce explanation may result in the student being sent home.
  • Students availing more than one week's leave of absence must get the leave note signed first by the Principal.
  • Pupils who leave without due notice or keep away from School for more than fifteen days offering no explanation for their absence, are struck off the rolls; as a rule are not readmitted, but if readmitted they must pay their admission fee again.

Discipline

All Josephites are expected to behave well at all times and in all places. The whole-hearted co-operation of the parents/guardians is expected at all times in the formation of the character of their children. As the child progresses from the lower to the higher classes, She/He will be given ample opportunity to shift from conforming to externally imposed order to self-imposed discipline.

The school will insist on strict punctuality, regular school attendance, cleanliness in dress, general grooming and fidelity to study and work assignment.

Rules Of Conduct

  • Students should always be clean and neatly dressed. They should wear the School uniform on all class days, PTMs and School functions.
  • Irregular attendance at School, habitual laziness, disobedience, objectionable moral influence and intentional discourtesy or disrespect to teachers, are each sufficient cause for dismissal.
  • Bullying is strictly prohibited inside the school premises and no such act will go unnoticed or unpunished.
  • Any student who is found to have done damage of any kind in the class room or anywhere in the premises of the School has to make good the damage done.
  • All should be particularly careful to avoid throwing remnants of food, papers etc. anywhere in the School premises except in the bins provided for the purpose.
  • No fines of any kind or collections for any purpose whatsoever or sale may be made without the Principal's prior permission.
  • No mobile phones, cameras, unwanted books or periodicals may be brought to the School campus. Students found with immoral books, pictures, CDs, pen drives etc. in their possession or seen lending them to others are liable to be expelled from the school.
  • Running, playing or shouting inside the school building is not allowed.
  • When students moving along corridors or up and down the stairs, when changing classes they walk in silence and the rule is 'keep left'.
  • Students with health problems during the school hours can avail the facilities of the sick room only with the written permission of either the Principal or the class teacher.
  • Pupils must attend physical education, games and other activities outside School hours when required to do so. Participation on such occasions will be deemed compulsory by the School authorities, since games and athletics play an important part in the student's all-round education. They will be excused from participation only on a previous written recommendation of a medical officer.
  • Pupils are answerable to the School Authorities for their conduct both in and outside the School. Hence misbehaviour of any kind in the streets and other public places justifies their dismissal.
  • No late arrival to School may be admitted to class without the Principal's signature on the Record of Late Arrival in the School Diary. The teachers will also sign the same.
  • School starts with an assembly. Before the commencement of the first period lessons, students recite the Prayer before study. When the last period is over, the students recite together the Prayer after class.
  • No pupil may leave the School premises during school hours (recess time included) without the prescribed gatepass duly signed by the Principal.
  • The School is not responsible for the loss of books, pens, money etc. Each student is responsible for her things. It is not advisable to bring valuable articles like expensive watches or fountain pens to School. Books and other property must be marked, as far as possible, with the owner's name.
  • No meetings, demonstrations, party or picnic may be held by the students without the previous permission of the Principal.
  • Sufficient care is taken for the security of the children, however in case of natural, accidental mishap or third party negligence the school shall not be responsible.
  • A student who uses unfair means during examination will be awarded zero in that subject.
  • There will be a PTM after every assessment / examination and parents are allowed to meet the teachers on every Saturday after school for 20 minutes.
  • Students are permitted to apply 'henna' on their palms but only with prior permission. If a student applies 'henna' without prior permission or on more than permissible areas, she will not be allowed to come to school till the colour of 'henna' fades away. Wearing of nose pins / two or three sets of earrings / rings or bangles is not allowed.
  • During all the PTMs students should come with their parents and should themselves be in complete school uniform.
  • All students should greet their teachers whenever they meet them. No student should use abusive / foul language against any teacher or others.
  • After the school hours all students are expected to go home. They are not allowed to go to their friend's house for parties etc. from the school.
  • All the students must converse in English in the school premises. English conversation at home too is encouraged.
  • Every student should strive to keep up the high standard of the school by excelling in studies, cocurricular activities, good conduct and maintaining a high moral character.