Good behaviour and discipline are the key foundations for good education. We expect and insist on the highest standards of behaviour at school. Courtesy, good manners and consideration for others, together with self discipline and respect for authority are encouraged at all times and are important if we are to make our school a true caring community. We place great emphasis on praising students for practising politeness and exhibiting kindness to others.

Uniform

  • Students must be dressed in complete school uniform whenever they are in the school premises, for inter-school events, PTMs, hall ticket collection, attestation of marks card, special classes etc.
  • Students must not be found loitering in public places in school uniform.
  • Students will not be allowed to change into their casual attire on any working day in school.
  • If a student does not come to school in proper uniform, he / she will be marked under the defaulter’s list.
  • Students are required to wear the winter wear provided by the school.
  • Girls have to wear appropriate inner wear (including slips and bloomers that are provided by the school) at all times.
  • Girls must wear only small studs or small earrings. Extra piercing of the ears is not permitted.
  • Girls with shoulder length hair must wear one ponytail with black rubber bands. No streaking or colouring of hair is permitted.
  • Girls with long hair must neatly single plait their hair using a black rubber band.
  • Girls with short hair must ensure that their hair does not fall on their face. They need to wear their hair back either by wearing a black band or a black hairpin.
  • Boys should have a proper haircut. Fancy haircut, streaked hair, long hair, long side burns or shaving of hair in patterns is not permissible.
  • Boys are not allowed to wear caps, bracelets, chains, friendship bands and coloured T-shirts.
  • Low waist pants are not to be worn to school.
  • School belt and socks must be worn at all times.

 

Late arrival

  •  The school gates will close within 10 minutes after the first bell rings.
    Three late arrivals in a month will lead to strict disciplinary action, including the child being sent back home.

Absence

  • It is compulsory for students to be present on the first and the last working day after Dussehra, Christmas and Summer vacations unless in case of an emergency which must be notified through a formal letter to the Class Teacher explaining the absence. Parents are, therefore, requested to make travel plans accordingly.
  • Students are not permitted to write their test and go back home if they are not keeping well as permission will not be granted on any account unless it is an emergency.
  • If a he/she has not attended school, parents are to fill up the record of non- attendance on pg 39.
  • If a student has a medical condition and has not reported to school for more than 3 days, the leave letter should be accompanied with a medical certificate.
  • The student will not be given any retest if s/he has missed the same for any reason.
  • It is compulsory for all students to attend National Events and Special Assemblies notified by the School.
  • It is compulsory for a student to obtain 80% attendance in the academic year to make him / her eligible to appear for the final exam.

Special Classes

  •    Attendance is compulsory for all special classes.

Early dismissal

  • Students who leave early need an authorization letter from their parent, without which they will not be allowed to leave.
  • Students should take an exit slip duly signed by their Coordinator, Class Teacher and the Principal before they leave the school.
  • When parents arrive at school to pick up their ward, he or she must report to the school office to sign out the student. The student will then be called to the office for an early dismissal.
  • Students may contact their parents through the concerned coordinator if they have fallen sick after coming to school.

Assembly

  • Attending an assembly is compulsory for students even on days when Tests & Examinations are conducted.
  • Students ought to be sincere and respectful during the assembly.
  • Students are required to co-operate with the student cabinet members on duty.

Birthdays

  • Students are greeted during the Morning Assembly on their birthdays.
  • We request parents not to send expensive gifts to be distributed to  students  and  teachers in We expect you to send either one small chocolate or two toffees with your child to be given to his/her friends.

Electronic gadgets

  • Possession of mobile phones/other electronic gadgets is not permitted in the school premises. If a student is found carrying mobile phone/tab etc., in the school, it will be confiscated by the school authority and shall not be returned.
  • Students staying back for after-school activities cannot use it as an excuse to carry any gadgets to school.

Excuse from Physical Education

  • If a student is unable to participate in any kind of physical activity organized by the school because of illness, an advance diary note attested by the parent must be brought to the Physical Education Teacher explaining the illness.
  • In the event of a prolonged illness, a student must produce a medical certificate and seek exemption from Physical Education from the Principal.

Behaviour in school bus

Teachers travelling in the bus have complete charge of students using the bus and will report to the Principal any misbehaviour. For safety of all students who travel by bus, students are expected to obey the following rules:

  • The driver and the conductor are to be respected.
  • Students must stay away from the main road until the bus arrives.
  • Follow queue system while boarding and alighting the bus.
  • No student should come near the entry door of the bus unless it has made a complete halt.
  • Students must use only the bus and the bus stop assigned to them.
  • Students cannot enter or leave the bus at any place except the student’s assigned bus stop or school unless the student has a note from parents that has been approved by the Principal.
  • Students must remain in their seats while the bus is in motion. Students must not reserve place for their friends.
  • Students must keep the aisle of the bus clear at all times. Items such as books, bags must not block the aisle.
  • Students must not litter inside the bus, throw anything out of the window, or cause damage to the bus.
  • No bullying or verbal assault in the bus will be accepted.
  • Do not carry objects such as mirrors, lasers, flash cameras, or any other reflective device for this will distract the driver.
  • Shouting, singing aloud will distract the driver and also the passers-by. This is completely prohibited.
  • Eating in the bus is not permitted.

 

Use of bicycles

  • Students have to park their bicycles in the allotted parking area only.
  • Students should ensure that they lock their bicycles after parking.
  • The school is not responsible for the loss, damage or theft of bicycles.
  • Bicycles are never to be ridden within the campus.
  • Students are strictly prohibited from riding two wheelers like scooters, mopeds, motorbikes or driving cars to school

Cyber safety for children

The internet policy of the school has been issued in the best interest of the stake holders. The terms and conditions as stated below are applicable to the students of Presidency School:

  • The Internet, Social Media Platforms or the school network must not be used for cyber bullying which includes but is not limited to the following: misuse of technology, harassing, teasing, intimidating, threatening or terrorizing another person by sending or posting inappropriate and hurtful email messages, instant messages, text messages, digital pictures/images or web postings including blogs. Consequences may include: suspension / dismissal from school or expulsion
  • Students should refrain from introducing malicious software on to the network of the institution and/or jeopardizing the security of the organization’s electronic communication systems.
  • Students are to restrict themselves from sending or posting information that is defamatory to the institution and to the members of the school fraternity
  • Students are hereby directed to abide by this Internet Usage They are to further understand that, should they commit any violation of this policy, severe disciplinary action resulting in suspension or expulsion from the school will be taken.

General school rules

  • Decorum should be observed at all times in the school premises.
  • Students are expected to be attentive when it comes to class work and It must be done regularly within the accepted standard norms.
  • Movement between classrooms should be done in a disciplined manner. Students should keep to the left when walking in the corridors or climbing up or down the stairs.
  • Students must maintain discipline in the corridors at all times. Students will not leave the class after every period or loiter in the corridor.
  • Bullying, or lowering the self-esteem of a fellow student in any form, will not be
  • Theft, practical joking, or borrowing items without permission are forbidden.
  • School property should be respected. The school authorities have provided a conducive learning environment. Please keep it that way and refrain from defacing the environs, fixtures and fittings with Ensure that litter, if any, is disposed off in dustbins.
  • Students must use decent language at all They must ensure their speech is courteous and polite. It is compulsory for all students to converse in English as the school stresses on students’ competency to speak English fluently and confidently.
  • It is expected that the juniors show respect to their seniors and seniors treat the juniors with affection and care.
  • Bursting of crackers & playing with colours is liable to lead to expulsion of a student from the school.
  • Students found tampering with the school records like marks allotted by teachers in tests/exams are liable to strict disciplinary action.

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PARENTS

  • Parents and guardians are requested to meet the school authorities only with prior appointment on any working day
  • They are requested to cooperate with the school authorities in enforcing discipline. Please make sure that the child attends school regularly, completes his home assignments, devotes sufficient time for revision at home and takes interest in all co-curricular activities.
  • If you have any legitimate grievance, do feel free to discuss it with the class If the issue has not been redressed, it can be escalated to the school authorities.
  • The school has a health care center to take care of However, students who suffer from any specific ailment should carry their medicine with them and inform the class teacher about it.