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General Discipline

  1. Both parents and pupils should keep in mind the following principles of discipline laid down in the Secondary Schools Code (1979), Rule 56.

    "Pupils should realise that they are responsible to the school authorities not only for their conduct in school but also for their general behaviour outside. any reported or observed objectionable conduct out of school on the part of pupils shall make them liable to disciplinary action.

    Parents or guardians are given to understand that they cannot dictate to the management and that the management has a right to say on what conditions that they will admit or retain pupils in their school."

    Care is taken to ensure that no untoward mishap occurs while your child is with us. However, acidents can occur, either on the school premises, or while the children are on the school bus, or at a picnic, the school will bear no financial responsibility.

    Likewise, if there is a problem in the city (eg. riots), and parents feel that venturing outside the house is risky, they are advised to keep their sons at home; or leave them at school, at their own risk.

  2. Regular attendance is one of the conditions under which a boy is admitted. No leave of absence is granted except on previous written application from the parents/ guardians and then only for serious reasons which should be mentioned. Absence without leave renders a boy liable to a fine. Such absence before or after holidays renders a boy liable to be struck off the rolls.

    Leave during school days will not be given for more than three days at a time, except in cases of serious sickness, or death in the family. Religious pilgrimages should be planned for the period of holidays.

    Those boys who absent themselves from school without the knowledge of their parents/ guardians, will be liable to severe disciplinary action or even dismissal. Should such absence be during the time of Unit tests/exam, he will be given 0 marks for the respective Unit Tests/Exam.

    Newly admitted boys must be present on the reopening day of school or else have their names struck off the rolls.

  3. Regular attendance and study habits, prompt obedience, courtesy in speech and conduct, cleanliness of dress and person, a short haircut are expected from each boy.

  4. Non-Christians will be allowed the Sectional Holidays pertaining to their creed but only on the strength of a Previous Written Application from their parents/guardians.

  5. A boy who has been absent from school will not be admitted to class without the Principal's signature in the calendar. Boys who are late will be sent to the Principal or Vice-Principal for their signature.

  6. In case of illness the boy, on returning to school, must bring a note in the Calendar from his parents/guardians certifying to the fact. Failure to produce this note may oblige the school to send the boy home even during school hours.

  7. Games may be played on the sport-grounds of the school till 6.15 p.m. After 6.30 p.m. a boy should be at home doing his homework.

    The school authorities will not be liable or responsible for any accident or injury that may occur on the playground, anywhere else on the school campus, or at picnincs / educational excursions.

  8. A boy of school-going age is not expected to take part in political activities.

  9. A boy must look after his own belongings, coats, raincoats, caps, jerseys, umbrellas, tiffin carriers and all books must be marked with the name and class of the owner. It is not advisable for a boy to have money or any other valuable article with him. No rings or ornaments of any type are to be worn in school. Boys of Std. I to VI are not allowed to use wristwatches in school. Boys of Std. V to VI may use wristwatches on the days of unit tests and examinations only. Boys of std. VII to XII may use wristwatches in the school. However, neither expensive watches nor other valuables are to be used in school.

  10. Even though they may possess a driving licence St. Vincent's boys may not enter the school premises driving a car or riding a motor-cycle, scooter or scooterette.

  11. Each boy must have his own calendar and bring it to school each day. Parents should check the calendar of their children from time to time. A boy who mutilates or losses his calendar will have to pay a fine of Rs. 50/- and buy a new one.

  12. Boys birthdays may be celebrated in a modest way i.e by distributing sweets or small chocolates only.

  13. School Telephone No : 6352135 : Do not ring the office except in urgent cases. Boys & Staff will not be called to the phone.
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