General Rules
General Rules

Whenever individuals live together, discipline is necessary and, this is especially true of an educational institution. This discipline is formative, not repressive, it leads the student to develop self control, which is the essence of a well ordered and successful life. Therefore, the school requires of its students to conform to certain regulations, aimed at the growth of the entire school, and more so, of the individual student

  • Every student should carry the school diary with him/her everyday.
  • The warning bell before class is a signal for all to go to their respective class rooms. This should be done in silence.
  • All pupils are expected to be present for the assembly.
  • The attendance is taken at the beginning of the two sessions.
  • No child is permitted to leave the school premises without the permission granted by the Principal / Headmistress only at the specific written request of the parents.
  • Students are expected to show respect to the members of the staff. They should stand up and greet them when they enter a class as well as when they leave the classroom.
  • Students are expected to show gentleness and courtesy to their companions. Refinement should distinguish every student of this school.
  • Students should be habitually clean and neatly dressed. The school uniform is to be worn on all school days. A student who is slovenly dressed may not be permitted into the class-room or may even be sent home.
  • The Principal has the right to confiscate from the pupils books, newspapers, periodicals, cell phones, pagers, radio phones, CD's cassettes, cosmetic and any other items which may be considered objectionable.
  • All students must speak English in the School.
  • Money should not be lent or borrowed, nor should articles be exchanged among the students.
  • Presents to the members of the staff or any gathering in their honour also requires the prior sanction of the Principal.
  • Any pupil desiring to be exempted from P.T. or games must produce a doctor's certificate to the effect that he/ she is physically unfit to take part in them.
  • Students are not permitted to attend parties, see movies or go to friends house on their way back home from school.
  • All pupils must read a minimum of 5 books in English in a year.
  • Proper care should be taken of the School property and no pupil should scratch or spoil desks or chairs or damage any school furniture, write or draw anything on the wall or in any way damage things belonging to others. Damage done even by accident should be reported at once to the class-teacher or to the Principal. Any damage done will be made good by the one who has done it. Anyone who sees something damaged should report the matter to the Principal even if he/she does not know who has done it. No pupil should bring razor blades or any sharp instrument to school.
  • All letters and correspondence addressed to students are subject to scrutiny by the Principal.
  • The school is not responsible for articles or money lost. Students must not bring valuables (like expensive watches, fountain pens, etc.) to school. No student is permitted to wear jewellery of any kind in the school campus. Pupils below Class V should not wear wrist watches in the School.
  • Running, playing, shouting and whistling inside the school building is not permitted.
  • Parents / Guardians are not permitted to walk into classrooms or meet teachers during the class hours.
  • The name of the class and the section of the pupil should be clearly marked on all his/her belongings.
  • The students should behave in a refined manner wherever they go; they should always remember that the school is judged by their conduct. They should always greet their teachers, elders and friends in a pleasant and audible tone of voice whenever they meet them inside the school or outside.
  • No vehicle should be driven in the School Campus. While entering or leaving the school gate, one must walk instead of riding.
  • Students who come to School escorted by servants should never leave before their servants / guards / escorts arrive. In case of any delay, it should be reported to the School Office.
  • Those who go home by themselves should reach home straight without loitering on the way. Students are warned not to buy anything especially eatables from street vendors.
  • All applications for certificates must be made in writing. These certificates will only be issued three days after the receipt of the application.
  • Students will not receive private tuition from school teachers without the permission of the Principal.
  • Enrollment in Sacred Heart Convent School implies on the part of pupils and parents, willingness to comply with the rules and regulations of the school.
  • The Principal has the right to suspend or require the withdrawal of any pupil without having to state any reason provided that she is satisfied that such a step is necessary in the interest of the school.
  • "All lasting education first begins at home." Parents are requested to check the diaries of the children at least once a week and ensure that instructions are being followed by their children properly. They must also spare enough time to assist their children in studies

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