General Rules and Discipline

General Rules

Late Arrival In School

1. The school gate will be closed after the first bell rings at 07.40 a.m.
2. All late arrivals will be punished / action will be taken.
3. Three consecutive late arrivals in a month would lead to the students being sent back home.
4. Late comers should get their diary signed by the Class Teacher before entering their class. They should also have their late/leave record in the diary signed by their parents.


Leaving School Premises

1. Attendance for the full day is mandatory.
2. No student will be permitted to leave school after a test/assessment.
3. If a student is unwell he / she should stay at home.

Parents must ensure that the same person collects the child after School, at the GATE OR FROM THE BUS STOP. Please introduce NEW SERVANTS/DRIVERS/AYAHS to the TEACHERS on DUTY. This is for the security of the children.Children who come to school escorted, should never leave before the escort reports to the teacher on duty.


Absence:

  • A. It is necessary for every student to complete 75% attendance to be eligible to sit for the examination. In case attendance is short, student will not be eligible for promotion / any academic award.
  • B. Unexplained or continued absence for more than 10 consecutive days renders the student liable to have his / her name struck off the rolls; re-admission may be considered only on payment of fresh admission fee, provided the vacancy still exists.
  • C. Every student is expected to attend school on the opening day after every vacation and must be present before closing for the vacation. Those absent due to sickness must present a medical certificate.
    D. Those absent for one day for any reason (including sickness) should have entered it in the leave record in the diary and have it sanctioned by the Class Teacher the following day. Those in Class X and XII should get it sanctioned by the Principal.
  • E. Absence due to sickness: A student returning to school after an infectious or contagious disease should produce a fitness certificate from a  Doctor permitting him / her to attend the class. The following diseases need to follow the prescribed period of quarantine before a child is allowed to return to class:
    – Chicken Pox:          6 days after disappearance of the blisters
    – Measles:                 7 days from rash
    – Mumps:                 Until swelling of the swollen gland has subsided, which may take up 9 days from the appearance of the symptoms.
  • F. Skipping Class: Those who are absent from class without proper permission, will be given a yellow card.
    • Irregular attendance, habitual idleness, neglect of homework, use of foul language, bullying, disobedience and disrespect towards the members of the School staff justify dismissal.
    • Electronics : Pupils are strictly forbidden to carry electronic gadgets, fancy & expensive watches, mobile phone or any music systems to school. Anything confiscated, will be returned only at the of the academic session.
    • School Diary : It is mandatory for every child to bring his/her diary to school every day.
    • SCHOOL PROPERTY:-Care must be taken of all school property, i.e. play grounds, furniture, classrooms etc. Any damage to the school property must be made good by the student concerned. Wilful damage of the school property will lead to dismissal.
    • MONEY:-Children are not allowed to carry money to school.
    • BIRTHDAYS:-Only sweets / chocolates may be distributed. No cakes, ice-creams, cold drinks etc. are allowed. Parents and students (individually or collectively) are forbidden to give teacher/gifts. Students are forbidden to give birthday gifts to one another.

     

    • PLASTIC BAGS:-Plastic Bags are injurious to environment. “SAY NO TO PLASTIC BAGS”. Please ensure that the children do not carry them to school.
    • Silence Zones are clearly marked where all students should always maintain silence, so that others are not disturbed. Disciplinary action will be taken against offenders.
    • Yellow cards are given for breaches of discipline or irregularity in attendance, and Pink Cards for serious offences. 2 Yellow Cards are equivalent to 1 Pink Card, and one who gets 2 Pink Cards will be dismissed from school. These cards are issued by the Principal, or on recommendation of the Coordinator / Class Teacher. Cards are cumulative and cannot be cancelled.

     

Parents must ensure that the same person collects the child after School, at the GATE OR FROM THE BUS STOP. Please introduce NEW SERVANTS/DRIVERS/AYAHS to the TEACHERS on DUTY. This is for the security of the children.Children who come to school escorted, should never leave before the escort reports to the teacher on duty.

One Way Traffic Zone

Please observe ONE WAY TRAFFIC ZONE specified by the School. Please also ensure that you or your drivers DO NOT stop vehicles in front of the School gate. This disrupts traffic and can prove hazardous for the children.

Change Of Address & Telephone

The school must be informed immediately if there are any changes in address and telephone numbers. School will not be responsible for non-receipt of communication.

Uniform

Students are expected to attend school daily in proper school uniform and be dressed neatly at all times, with hair properly trimmed. Appropriate action will be taken against those not adhering to the same.

  • Students are not allowed to wear make-up or jewellery to school. Mehandi on hands, nail varnish and streaking of hair is not permitted.
  • Students should be clean and always neatly dressed.
  • The school uniform should be worn on all working days and for all school functions.
  • Students who are slovenly dressed and not in uniform will be sent home.
  • Use of hair gel is not allowed. Wearing low waist trousers and skirts is forbidden.
  • All boys (except Sikhs) must keep their hair short. Girls must tie their hair neatly with a maroon band.
  • Non-Sikh boys should get their hair cut at regular intervals.

Scheme Of Examninations & Evaluations

  • For classes I to III there will be NO FINAL EXAMINATION. There will be continuous assessments on the basis of day to day work of each child.
  • Classes IV to VII students should score minimum 45% and those in classes VIII to XII minimum 50% to qualify for promotion.
  • Retest will not be given if a child is absent.
  • Passing all compulsory subjects is mandatory.
  • All school dues for the term must be paid before the commencement of the I term/Final Examinations.
  • CCE : The Pinnacle School is affiliated with CBSE upto Class XII. The school follows the scheme of Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) for classes IX and X. Under the scheme a candidate has to undergo assessments in Scholastic as well as Co-Scholastic Areas.Term wise (Term I & II) assessment of the candidates will be carried out in the school for candidates of class IX and X in the month of

September and March respectively during the academic year. The Board will supply Question Papers and Marking Scheme and evaluation is carried out by the school itself. However, the certificate will be issued by the CBSE based on the data provided. Those candidates who wish to move out of CBSE system after Class X, will have to opt for Board Conducted Examinations.

Promotion Policy / Report Cards

  • For promotion to the next class, a student must secure 45% in aggregate and a minimum of 50% in each of the academic subjects. It is also compulsory for the student to pass in the third language.
  • In view of the system of the year’s average in determining eligibility or promotion, it will not be possible to hold retests. Thus, results declared at the end of the year are final and will not be reconsidered.
  • The answer papers of the Final Examinations will not be shown either to students or parents.
  • Promotion is granted on the basis of the whole year’s work of the pupil, hence the importance of regular attendance. The annual examinations are meant to confirm the result of the year’s work. NO DUPLICATE REPORT CARD WILL BE ISSUED.