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Duruelo Convent High School

Rules of Discipline

  1. Catholic pupils are responsible to the school authorities for the performance of their religious duties.
  2. Students are expected to come to school wearing the prescribed uniform. If the children attend school without full uniform they are liable to be sent home at their own risk and cost. No ornaments except simple earrings are permitted. Nails must be short and clean. Watches with calculators or games, fancy bangles and anklets are not allowed.
  3. Students must be present in school before the bell for Assembly. At the first bell all must fall in line in silence for the assembly where they will recite the prayers and move silently to their classrooms. Late comers require the Principal’s permission to enter class. Habitual late comers will be sent home.
  4. Irregular attendance, unjustified or unexplained absence, habitual idleness, willful disobedience or conduct injurious to the tone and discipline of the school will be seriously dealt with. No leave of absence is granted except on previous written application from parents or guardians and that to for sufficient reasons. All letters must be addressed to the Principal.
  5. If a student is absent owing to illness, she must, on return, bring a note, written on the special page provided for the purpose, in the calendar and signed by her parent or guardian.
  6. Absence from any examination will ordinarily be allowed only on Medical grounds and if it is supported by a Medical Certificate from a Registered Practitioner. This should invariable be accompanied by a covering letter from the parents indicating the full name, class and section of the student concerned (vide page for statement of sick leave which should also be filled in).
  7. English will be spoken at all times in the school premises as further opportunity for practice. Besides the school authorities and the teachers, it is also the duty of house and class captains to implement this rule in the school. They must inform the Principal about a student who frequently and habitually breaks this rule.
  8. A person is judged by her manners. Every student, therefore, shall always greet her teachers and elders warmly wherever they meet them, in school or outside.
  9. Students on their way to and from school are expected to behave in a responsible manner.
  10. Monitors are appointed at the beginning of the scholastic year by the class teachers in consultation with the headmistress. They should be exemplary in conduct and good in studies so that they can command respect from their classmates.
  11. Running or shouting inside the school building is forbidden. Students should not be seen walking along the corridors during class hours without permission. As and when changing classes they must walk in silence. They are not permitted to enter any classroom other than their own.
  12. Care should be taken to keep the school building clean. Students should not write or scratch on desks, chairs, walls or doors of the school nor should they damage property belonging to others. Any damage done to the school property must be reported immediately and remedied by the offender. The decision of the Principal in this matter will be final.
  13. During recess no student is to remain in the classroom. Students should not throw paper or food anywhere in the School premises. They should use the bins provided for this purpose.
  14. No books, periodicals, comics can be brought to school without the Principal’s permission.
  15. The school is not responsible for lost articles. Children should not have valuable things with them, especially mobile phones, Cameras, etc.
  16. No pupil shall leave the school premises without the Principal’s permission.
  17. Pupils should realize that they are responsible to the school authorities not only for their conduct in the school but also for their general behaviour both in the school and outside.
  18. Every pupil must possess a copy of the school Hand Book which is to be brought to class on all School days.
  19. Students should return after holidays on the day fixed. Delay is subject to fine unless they have a strong reason to justify their delay.
  20. Any pupil who is persistently insubordinate or is repeatedly or willfully mischievous or is guilty of malpractice in connection with examinations or has committed an act of serious indiscipline or misbehaviour, or who in the opinion of the Head of the school has an unwholesome influence on her fellow pupil may be removed from the rolls. The removal may be temporary or permanent, according to the gravity of the offence.
  21. Infringement of the rules of the examination by any pupil will make her liable to repeat the class or be dismissed from the school.
  22. CHILDREN ARE NOT PERMITTED TO APPLY MEHNDI OR NAIL POLISH, EVEN IF IT IS REQUIRED FOR WEDDINGS & FESTIVALS WITHOUT PRIOR PERMISSION FROM THE PRINCIPAL.
  23. 23. CHILDREN CAN WEAR ONLY RED SEATERS, NO DESIGNS WILL BE ALLOWED ON THE SWEATERS.