Regulations

CODE OF DISCIPLINE

The school day begins with an assembly at 8.00 a.m.  The students must be on time for the assembly. Those who come late require an admit slip from the Principal or her deputy. Habitual late-comers are not allowed to attend classes, or meet other sanctions given by the authorities.

The school day is divided into three sessions

Session I                   : 8:00 am - 10:30 am.
Break                        : 10:30 am - 10:45 am. 
Session 2                  : 10:45 am - 12:30 pm. 
Lunch                        : 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm 
Session 3                  : 1:00 pm – 2:45 pm.
Dismissal v-xi            : 2:45 pm. 

Students of lower classes have dismissal half-hour before the senior classes.

During the school day, if a student needs to leave the school campus, he/she must get a written permission from the Principal and Class Teacher. No student is allowed to leave school premises unless accompanied by parent guardian.

Punctuality and regular attendance are required of every student. He she should abide by the holidays granted by the school and not prolong vacations and holidays without urgent need. Attendance on the opening day and closing day of every term long vacation is compulsory.

The Student's name will be struck off the rolls and re- admission will be required depending on the availability of seats for any unaccounted absence at the beginning or closing of every school term.

Leave Application for sickness or other crucial serious need must reach the office prior to the opening day.

Late fee is charged to the defaulters, the amount confirmed at the discretion of the Management.

Any student needing to be exempted from PT or games must produce parents appeal along with doctor’s certificate to the effect that he/she is physically unfit.

Students are not allowed to receive visitors. They are not allowed to make or attend phone calls unless the school deems it necessary. Urgent messages if any will be given to them.

Mobile Phones are strictly prohibited in the school for students. It will be confiscated if any student is found to carry one in the school premises. The confiscated items shall not be returned.

Students are prohibited from bringing CDs, cameras, Slam Books, Novels. Picture Magazines, Toys, comics, Video, Audio tapes, Cosmetics, change of clothes or shoes without specific permission from the class teacher.

Care should be taken for school property: Students liable are to make good all damages they cause to school property.

In order to preserve simplicity and uniformity among students wearing bindhi, mehendi and jewellery are not permitted. Avoid wearing expensive earrings, and coloured glass frames to school. These will be confiscated and handed over to the parents. A pair of simple earrings, preferably studs may be worn.

Students may not offer presents to their teachers.

Books, cardigans, bags, shoes and other articles brought to the school should have the name of the student, her class and section marked on them. Any property found on the premises may be handed over to the reception counter. The students should take good care of their own belongings. The school will not undertake any responsibility of money or articles lost or stolen in the school premises. Students are solely responsible for their personal belongings.

13 Students are expected to put in a minimum of 90% of the attendance.

Any leave of needs to be requested to the Principal absence in writing indicating the section of the child and the reason for absence. The student must also present a leave note from the parents when he/she returns to school. Medical certificates must always be produced for illness exceeding one week.

A Student who has been suffering from an infectious disease must produce a medical certificate from a registered medical practitioner, so that she he may attend school without the risk of conveying infection. The Principal reserves the right, however, of extending the time of re-admitting the Student to classes after obtaining medical advice.

16 All correspondence with the school should be addressed to The Principal. Sophia High School. The full name of the child, along with the class and section, should be included.

17 Parents and guardians are requested to make prior appointment to meet the teachers so that classes are not disturbed. No one is allowed to interrupt a class or go into the staff-room without the permission of the Principal.

Parents and guardians are requested not to enter the buildings and classrooms. If a student or teacher needs to be contacted during the school time, this should be done through the office of the Principal.

This Diary should be brought to school every day.

All children are expected to carry the identity card daily.

Books must be brought to the school according to the daily time table.

The following behavior patterns will be considered as acts of misconduct:

  1. Rudeness to fellow students.
  2. Disobedience to School leaders.
  3. Rudeness to a staff member.
  4. Lack of refinement in public places.
  5. The use of indecent or abusive language.
  6. Non- adherence to any school regulation.
  7. Physically hurting or wounding another student.
  8. Forging signature
  9. Missing a class without permission
  10. Colouring Hair.
  11. Writing in school library books, walls or desks or destroying school property.
  12. Leaving the School premises without permission.
  13. Eating or drinking in class or during assembly.
  14. Chewing gum
  15. Littering the class or school premises.
  16. Wearing fancy watches.
  17. Applying nail polish, Lip gloss and Lip balm with glitter or colour.
  18. Misbehaviour on the School bus.

Behavior Outside School Hours:
A Student of Sophia represents the school even outside school hours and wherever she he goes. Therefore, the school will take necessary action when misconducts may be reported which are immoral or violent.
HINTS TO STUDY BETTER

  1. Do your home study in a quiet place, away from all distractions.
  2. Do first the subject you like. Then the rest of the work will be easier.
  3. Do all the assignments if you have written your homework in your diary correctly, then you will be sure to do the right assignment.
  4. Do your best work, best thinking and best writing. Check your work when you have finished.
  5. Get enough rest and exercise in the afternoon.
  6. If you have something to memorize, do it at night, then recall it again in the morning.
  7. Repeat at the end of the week all that was leant during the week. The tests are meant to help you do this. Pray before and after your studies that God may bless your efforts to succeed.