General Code Of Conduct
The wilful failure / refusal by the student to follow any of the norms of conduct laid down will lead to facing level wise consequences, depending on the severity of the offence committed, as per the laid down norms.
Behaviourial Expectations - during Celebrations, Functions, Events, Outings, Field Trips, Corridors, Classrooms:
- Students will not be allowed to enter or leave the school premise unless they swipe their R.F.I.D. card at the entrance, even if they are accompanied by parents/ guardians.
- Students are not allowed to use the school telephone without the permission of the Receptionist. They will not be called to answer phone calls during class hours.
- All students are expected to behave in an appropriate manner.
- Students shall follow the instructions given by their teacher.
- Students shall not carry/munch any eatables during on-going teaching sessions.
- Students will listen attentively; respect the feelings of others; behave courteously toward speakers, performers, and guests; and applaud at appropriate times.
- Cheering and shouting during presentations is discouraged.
- Booing is not permitted.
- Disturbing the classmates or teachers, bullying, frequent inattention, impulsive behaviour will not be tolerated.
- Plotting plans against classmates, solving out of school matters in the school premises shall not be permitted.
- Students will conduct themselves in an orderly and safe manner.
- Pushing, shoving, playing, fighting or shouting, will not be tolerated on the campus, in the classrooms, washrooms or playgrounds.
- Frequent visit to the washrooms shall not be permitted during on-going classes.
- Running and shouting is not permitted within the school building.
- Students will not use vulgar or profane language on school campus under any circumstances.
- Students are not allowed to bring any sharp instruments such as knives etc. to the school, or any kind of object that can be cause injury to others.
- The school is not responsible for goods lost. It is not advisable to bring valuable articles (like expensive watches or fountain pens) to school.
- The school does not permit the celebration of birthday or festivals on the school campus. Parents are advised not to send sweets etc. with children for celebration of birthdays. An exchange of gifts is also not allowed. Birthday bumps are a punishable offence.
- Moving through hallways during passing time or any other time will be done quietly and in an orderly way with respect for classes which remain in session.
- Students out of class for any reason MUST have an Out pass.
- As a norm no student should be allowed to move out during regular teaching unless it's urgent. The teacher in class to take a call and he/she will be responsible for the student permitted to move out.
- If a student's is found carrying a cell phone/ electronic gadget to school, it will be confiscated and deposited in the office.
- No student shall indulge in bursting crackers or throwing colours on one another/ or painting faces within the school premises.
Expectations With Regards To Work and Learning
- To be punctual and prepared for lessons.
- To raise a hand before contributing to class discussion.
- To co-operate with others.
- To listen attentively to adults in the class.
- To attempt tasks independently.
- To try to achieve the highest possible standard.
- To attempt the given task without wasting time.
- To complete homework tasks within the required time.
School Mess / Cafeteria Rules
- Follow the instructions of all supervisors.
- Treat all workers, supervisors and other students respectfully.
- Generously use “Please” and “Thank you”.
- Follow procedures for mess/cafeteria seating; no moving of chairs to other tables and no reservation of seats.
- Stand in a queue.
- No fighting, pushing, shoving, taking or giving “cuts”.
- Turn in your tray to appropriate window after disposing of garbage in the proper receptacle.
- No throwing of food, leaving a mess on tables or littering the floors.
- No food or beverages to be taken outside the mess/cafeteria area.
- Move in a queue before and after the meals accompanied by the teacher on duty.
- Respect and obey P.T.I. or playground supervisors. All activities are subject to their approval.
- Play safe games refraining from rough play, fighting, pushing, tripping, and tackling objects which are harmful and/or disruptive.
- No disrespectful or abusive language, inappropriate voice volume or screaming.
- No eating or drinking on the playground.
- Keep balls away from the windows and roofs.
- Stay off mud and puddles.
- Stay away from the fences, K.G. Block, K.G. Park, bushes and behind the garage. Only Classes I and II students are allowed in the play equipment area near the K.G. Section.
- Supervisors need to be notified before a student retrieves a ball that has strayed from the playground area.
Dress Code Guidelines
All students should be habitually clean and always neatly dressed. The school uniform should be worn on all working days and for all school functions. If any student is not in clean and proper specified uniform
- Proper attire is expected of all students while in attendance at school.
- Clothing is to be kept in excellent repair, clean, well ironed and labelled.
- Administration reserves the right to confer with a student and parent in the event a certain style or form of dressing is detrimental to positive classroom and school environment.
- Students are permitted to wear sunglasses only in outdoor settings.
The following is NOT permitted:
- Wearing narrow bottom trouser; low waist trouser or skirts.
- Caps and hats are not permitted to be worn in school during the school day.
- Make up, coloured nail polish and coloured lip gloss
- Suede shoes, boots, fashion shoes and sneakers
- Short shorts or skirts
- Strapless or spaghetti strap shirts and halter tops
- T-shirts or tops that expose the midriff when arms are raised
- Jeans or pants that expose navel or lower back
- Over-sized or baggy jeans that drape below shoes
- Any clothing containing words referencing alcohol, drugs, or inappropriate language
- Army fatigues or any type of camouflage clothing
- Beach shoes or flip-flops
Hairstyles are to conform to the following guidelines:
- Hairstyles should be natural, neat and conservative.
- Hair must be kept tidy throughout the normal activities of a School day.
- Unnatural colours, or extreme colouring, or streaks and patches of colour, are not permitted.
- Girls' hair must not hang below the shoulders and must be clear of the face and eyes.
- Plain black ribbons and clips may be worn by girls to contain long hair.
- Long hair must be dressed up or tied back.
- Boys' hair must be well clear of the face and not below the top edge of the collar.
- Boys should not wear their hair tied up or back.
- Shaved or extreme styles are not permitted.
- Use of hair gel is not allowed.
- Sikh boys must tie a black under turban.
- One matching pair of small plain earrings or studs
- Sleepers or studs are to be worn only in the ear lobe, with no more than one per lobe
Failure to comply with the hair regulations may result in a student's suspension until the situation is rectified.
Dress Code Infraction
- 1st infraction: Call to parents to bring appropriate clothing to school.
- 2nd infraction: Written warning issued.
- 3rd infraction: Suspension from School for three days.
- Tardy cards are given to each student with a space for a three numbers of free tardies per quarter.
- When the student is late after the breaks/recess/assembly, etc. the teacher marks off one of the spots in the tardy card.
- When the tardy card is full, the school's discipline plan as per the Consequences mentioned below will be followed.
- If a student gets through a quarter without any Tardies, then an award shall be given to such students.
School Bus Conduct Norms
The following rules apply to students at all times while travelling in the school bus:
- Be on time for the bus – helps keep the buses on schedule.
- Do not attempt to board the bus before it stops.
- Reach your seat in the bus without disturbing other students.
- Share your bus seat with others.
- Respect and obey the instructions given by the Bus Captain (Teacher) and Bus Marshal (Student).
- Seats will be assigned by the Bus Captain on fortnightly rotation and students are expected to follow the seating arrangement.
- Help keep the bus clean by refraining from throwing thrash and debris in the bus.
- Throwing and snatching hats, caps, books, pencils, and various other personal items in the Bus are not permitted. Such actions may contribute to accidents.
- Any loud talking, laughing, singing, chanting or other unnecessary confusion that may divert the driver's attention and contribute to accidents is not permitted.
- Keep arms, hands, and head inside the bus, when in motion.
- Be courteous to fellow students, the bus attendant and the bus driver.
- Conversation in the bus should be appropriate, low toned, and not boisterous.
- Use of foul or profane language is not permitted.
- English Speaking in buses will be appreciated.
- Treat school bus equipment as you would your possessions at home. Students are liable for any damages they cause.
- The destination of the student (home, school, or place of the activity) is the only place students are permitted to leave a bus.
- The Bus Attendant shall check and verify the R.F.I.D. cards of the students while they board the bus. If the students fail to carry the R.F.I.D. cards they will not be permitted to board the bus.
- Parents and Students are requested to co-operate to make bus travel safe and comfortable for their ward by following the guidelines given above.
Consequences of not abiding by the above mentioned
- Bus Captains shall note the failure of following the guidelines in the Handbook under the Bus Conduct Log. Parents are requested to sign and notify the remark mentioned in the Bus Conduct Log.
- Three remarks in the Bus Conduct Log, the student shall submit an apology letter duly signed by the parents, to the Bus Captain.
- After the reception of the apology if the student fails to abide by the guidelines his/her Bus services shall be terminated.