ST. JOHN'S ACADEMY


VETTUKAD

RULES AND REGULATIONS

Admission

Admission is open to all pupils irrespective of caste, creed and social status. Admission to classes are subject to availability of seats.


Fees

The school fees can be paid in three installments.

The first installment-April to July

The Second Instalment-August to November

The Third Instalment-December to March


House System

Inorder to promote competitive spirit among the pupils and to inculcate the habit of co-operation and leadership qualities an efficient house system has been introduced in the school. Every pupil belongs to a house and will be guided by the house captains, vice-captains and a few teachers.


Co-curricular activities

For the all round development of personality, a variety of co-curricular activities are arranged for the students. Training is imparted for vocal music, dance, yoga and karate. Cultural and literary competitions are organized on regular basis. Sports Club, Literary Club, Science Club, Arts Club and Maths Club are efficiently functioning in the school.


Extension Lectures and Seminars

Teachers and pupils are given opportunities to attend seminars to develop their personality and to enrich their knowledge.


Rules of Discipline

1 .Every pupil of this school is required to have a copy of the Students Manual which must be brought to school on all school days. One should moreover make oneself acquainted with the rules and obey them.

2 .All pupils must reach the school well in time.

3 .All pupils should be habitually clean and neatly dressed.

4 .Pupils are responsible for the safe custody of their books and belongings. The school will not be responsible for their loss.

5 .The school building and premises should be kept clean and tidy. Any damage caused to school property or properties owned by others will have to be made good.

6 .Being an English medium school it is expected that all speak English in the school premises.

7 .Pupils who do not abide by the rules and regulations of the school will be dismissed from the school even during the course of the academic year.

8 .Permission from the Principal is necessary for leaving the school premises during school hours.

9 .It is compulsory on the part of the pupils to participate in co-curricular and other activities of the school.

10 .Pupils in one class are not allowed to be in any other class even during the intervals.


Attendance

A student must have minimum of 90% attendance for promotion to the higher classes. A deficiency of 10% can be condoned by the Principal on medical ground.


Leave of absence

1.Leave of absence may be granted to a pupil for sufficient cause but only on prior written application from parents. Leave for more than two days is to be granted by the Principal only.

2. If pupils, for some reasons, are absent from school for more than fortnight(02 weeks) their names will be struck off from the rolls, and as a rule they are not readmitted. If in case they are readmitted, they will have to pay the re-admission fee again.

3.If a pupil is absent due to illness or any other reason, the Principal must be informed immediately and the pupil on returning to school must bring a note from the parents or guardians stating the reasons for absence. In case of illness a medical certificate is essential.

4.Pupil must return to school after the holidays on the appointed day and be present on the closing day of each term. During school hours no student is allowed to leave the class room without the permission of the teacher until the class is dismissed.

5.It may be noted that the children will not be sent home in emergency with anyone who might come for them during school hours without a written request from the parent or guardian.

6.The school authorities will not be responsible for anything happening to a student of any class before school hours or after school hours. Parents/guardians must take this matter with some seriousness and see that their child/ward comes to school in time and reaches home soon after the classes.

Examinations and Promotions

A student should get a minimum of 40% marks in each subject.

The progress of the pupil is evaluated by a regular process of Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation. Progress report is issued after each evaluation.

Promotions are made after the annual examinations based on the overall performance of the pupil throughout the year.

There will be no re-examination at any time for any reason under any circumstance, except when a student is required to represent the school in some activities outside. A student found copying, helping other to copy during any examinations will be disqualified in that subject. Such a student is liable for expulsion from the school.