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Rules and Guidelines

General Rules of the School

General Rules of the School

1. (a) A pupil who fails to attain the required standard in all the subjects will not be promoted. Reports of general progress will be given in the progress report. Promotions are granted on the basis of the whole year's performance. A student must acquire a minimum 40% marks. Hence, the importance of regularity in attendance and work is a must. Examinations are meant to confirm the result of the year's work. The decision of the school authorities with regard to promotion is

1. (b) The school reserves the right to dismiss those whose progress in studies is steadily unsatisfactory or whose conduct is harmful to others or whose guardians show little interest in the progress of the wards. Immoral behaviour, grave insubordination, contempt of authorities or wilful damage of school property, is always a sufficient reason for immediate dismissal.

2. (a) Parents are earnestly requested to see that their ward/s attend school punctually. They are expected to co-operate with the school by ensuring regularity and discipline and by taking a keen interest in their ward/s progress. They should check the diary daily and take note of the remarks and acknowledge the same promptly by putting their signature next to the remark.

2. (b) The school gates will be closed at 7.40 a.m. sharp. So parents must make sure especially those who drop their ward to school to reach them by 7. 35 a.m. Late-corners will be sent back home.

3. Students who have been absent must have the reason entered in the 'Information about Absence' page of the diary, stating briefly the reason of the absence. Reasons of private nature may be submitted through a letter.

A student's name will be struck off the rolls if he / she is absent without information for a week.

4. All students are expected to come to school daily in freshly laundered uniform, with clean socks and well-polished Any child who comes to school in a slovenly condition will be kept out of class or sent home. If he/she continues to offend in this respect he/she will be asked to leave the school.

5. (a) If for a serious reason a child has to be taken home, the parent must apply for it in writing. All exemptions, permissions, informations, etc. must be sought through the Principal.

5. (b) A student will not be sent home with any other person, unless he/she produces an authorisation letter of the parents.

6. No student is allowed to leave the school premises without the permission of the Principal or the Vice-Principal.

7. Every student is obliged to take part in singing, physical and cultural classes, games and other school activities.

8. No books, periodicals, pictures or newspapers, except those allowed by the school, shall be brought to school or circulated, without the permission of the Principal.

9. Students are responsible for the safe custody of their books and belongings. They should have their books neatly covered and labelled.

10. (a) Students are not allowed to buy eatables from vendors outside the school campus.

10. (b) Parents should not bring, send eatables, books etc. to their ward, during school hours, but they should see that the child brings along tiffin everyday.

11. (a) Parents / Guardians are not allowed to meet their children or the teachers during school hours, without the prior permission of the Principal.

11. (b) In case of an emergency, some urgency, please send a note through the gate-keeper and wait at the gate for the reply.

12. Students are expected to behave in a courteous and gentle manner on all occasions. They should address their teachers and all members of the staff with due respect and politeness. Good moral behaviour and gentle ways are prerequisites of every student. They should always remember that the school is judged by their conduct.

13. Parents and students should comply with the requirements and regulations of the school.

14. As the medium of instruction is English students should be helped to follow their classes easily and intelligently by a certain amount of regular conversation in English at home. On the school campus students have to speak in English

15. a) Children who are ill should not be sent to school to attend class or to appear for tests. The chances are that he/she will do badly and consequently, spoil the record of his/her term work. Cases of illness are settled on the basis of the term work in consultation with the teachers and his/her previous records.

15. b) In the case of parent bringing their sick ward only for exam, the child will be sent back only in consultation with the school doctor or may be given a zero if he/she insists in answering the exam.

16. Parents are expected to make their own transport arrangements whenever students are asked to come before or remain after school hours for activities.

17. Students' participation in co-curricular activities of the school after/outside school hours is compulsory. Parents need to give in writing why they seek exemption from co-curricular activities if they so desire.

18. Only students from classes IX to XII are allowed to wear simple wrist watches (No smart watch/fancy watch).

19. Students and parents are requested not to offer any presents or gifts to teachers.

20. After school if by chance a student misses the transport, he/she should not try to go home on one's own, but should immediately inform the school office.

21. Students are warned about use of abusive and obscene language against teachers and students in social media networking sites. This is a criminal activity and will be considered a serious offence. The school will take immediate action including suspension or dismissal.

Rules for Discipline

1. (a) Students must have their identity cards with them.

1. (b) Students should regularly bring their school diary. The school uniform is to be worn on all days and for all school functions. Parents should see that their son/daughter does not wear the uniform outside the school when he/she is at home or elsewhere.

2. All the students must be in their seats before the teacher enters the class and after teacher leaves the class. During the absence of a teacher the monitor of the class, responsible for maintaining discipline, must be obeyed.

3. Students should take care of school property. They should not write or scratch on the desks, chairs, walls or doors of the school nor should they damage the property of others. Any damage done to school property must be remitted by the

4. The school is not responsible if a student loses money or some article. Money should not be lent nor borrowed nor articles exchanged.

5. A student who uses unfair means during tests/exams, tampers with the marks, answer sheets or report card will be given a zero in the subject. The parents will have to give an

6. If any correction has to be made in the report card, it has to be brought to the attention of the school authorities within three days of receipt of the report.

7. Students who come to school with their domestic helpers should never leave the school premises before the person responsible arrives. If the person is delayed, they should report to the School Office.

8. Students are not allowed to go to their friends' homes for birthday parties, etc. directly from school.

9. Students are allowed to use the telephone kept at the reception, during C.T. period and lunch break. At other times the permission of the Principal / Vice-Principal / H.M. is needed.

10. A student who misbehaves in the school bus will be debarred from using the same. Teachers and monitors are expected to maintain discipline in the school bus.

11. Students must keep their cycles locked in the cycle-stand. They should not ride their cycle within the campus.

12. Students are forbidden to bring crackers, explosives, sharp objects and other dangerous materials to school.

13. Electronic gadgets like calculators, I-pods, CD players and mobile phones etc., should not be brought to school. If found it will be confiscated.

14. The use of polythene bags in the school premises is prohibited.

15. Students are expected to use fountain pens/gel pens.

16. Students who need to use the spectacles use simple black

17. Girl (students) should not wear ornaments. They are not allowed to use nail polish, kajal, mehendi, make-up or grow long nails.

18. (a) Boy's hair should be neatly trimmed. Fancy hair-cuts are not allowed.

18. (b) Girls' with long hair should be in two plaits (upto Std. VIII) and in single plait. (Classes IX to XII)

19. Students involved in fights or those found bunking classes will be either suspended or dismissed.

20. Students are forbidden to drive motorised vehicles while coming to school or going back from school.

21. No student should forge the signature of his/her parents or They will we asked to take T.C.

Rules for Fee Payment

Rules for Payment Fee

The fees are to be paid online through CampusCare.

Months Due Date
April, May, June 10th April / 10th of the respective month
July, August, September 10th July / 10th of the respective month
October, November, December 10th October / 10th of the respective month
January, February, March 10th January / 10th of the respective month

Payment of fees should be up to date as per schedule mentioned above

Those who are unable to pay online can contact the school via Email

Fees can be paid online monthly basis also. Kindly contact the school by Email

1. Every student should have minimum of 80% attendance for the academic year.

2. A student who is late or has been absent on the previous day will not be admitted to class, without the permission of the Principal /Vice-Principal / Headmistress.

3. (a) Leave of absence is granted only on the basis of a prior written application from the parents / guardian, except in cases of unforseen circumstances.

3. (b) Leave of absence to attend social functions outside Delhi will not be granted. These should be arranged during holidays mentioned in the diary.

3. (c) For marriage within the family only one day's leave is granted as a rule. Prior sanction is needed.

3. (d) For leave of absence upto 3 days, it is sufficient to apply for the same on the page of the school diary.

3. (e) For leave of absence for more than 3 days, a letter must be sent to the Principal. A note is to be made by the parents/ guardian in the school diary leave record.

3. (f) Absence from school for a Test / Examination will not be condoned, except in case of illness. The Principal has to be intimated on the same day, and a Medical Certificate will have to be submitted, failing which the average will not be given. However, an Application I Medical Certificate for leave on examination days for a student of classes 10 & 12 should be personally submitted by one of the parents concerned on the same day.

3. (g) No retest or re-examination will be conducted.

3. (h) Every absence must be entered in brief in the pages of the diary meant for the same.

4. Repeated absence without permission or unexplained absence for more than a week renders the student liable to have his/her name struck-off the rolls. Re-admission will have to be sought.

5. Students are expected to attend class on the first day and the last day of the academic year, on the re-opening day after each of the vacations (Summer, Dussehra, Diwali and Winter) and on the closing day before the vacations. Those absent because of sickness must intimate the school in writing on the above specified days when they remain absent and a medical certificate should be submitted on joining the school, failing which they must pay the fine.

6. Separate leave notes should be submitted if a brother and sister are in different classes / sections.

7. A student returning to school after suffering from an infectious or contagious illness should produce a doctor's certificate permitting him / her to join class, subject to conditions laid below:

Students suffering from the following must observe the prescribed period of quarantine before returning to class :

  • Chicken Pox : Till scabs are fully fallen and cleared.
  • Measles : At least 4 days after the disappearance of rash.
  • Mumps : Approximately 2 weeks (10-14 days) after the onset of swelling of salivary glands.

Note : Even after a fitness certificate by a Medical Practitioner has been given, if the School Doctor feels that the student should be quarantined for another few days on precautionary grounds, the School Doctor's opinion is to be respected by the parents.

"Your children need your presence more than your present."

1. Parents/Guardians are requested to check the School Diary of their ward daily and see that lessons and homework assigned for the next day are done. Remarks made in the diary should be signed regularly. Students should be encouraged to be neat and tidy and all slovenliness should be firmly disapproved of. You should see that child carries the days time table requirements and not all the books and materials he/she owns or has.

2. The Personal Memo page should be carefully filled up by the parents.

3. If you observe that your child / ward is not assigned homework for sometime, or he/she is unable to follow the lessons, the Principal should be contacted. Private tuitions are discouraged.   No SFS teacher is allowed to take tuitions.

4. Parents / Guardians should not visit the classrooms during class hours, except with the permission of the Principal. For any information regarding the school, contact only the school office during office hours.

5. A duplicate school diary can be purchased by the students only on a written request from the parents and with the permission of the Principal.

6. Avoid criticism of teachers and the school, particularly in the presence of students. It could lead to lack of respect for the teacher and the student may even fail to gain the benefits of being taught. Bring legitimate complaints to the Principal without any fear of reprisal.

7. As your child / ward advances in age it is our duty to guide him / her to become a resourceful and useful member of the home and of society. With this view in mind, students will be assigned various duties even manual work in the school. Encourage self-help for work and study. He / she should be taught to keep the room tidy, make his / her own bed, polish his/her own shoes, carry his / her own bag, etc. The formation of such habits early in life, inculcates in the student the idea of dignity of work, a fundamental personal virtue necessary for a successful career.

8. Often taking of your child / ward from classes for social functions is not recommended. It retards the child's progress in school and minimises his / her respect for regular hardwork resulting in failure to progress in his / her studies.


Profile of the Student

He/she believes in the living God and prays daily.

He/she trusts in God who helps those who help themselves.

He/she works hard to be of genuine service to others.

He/she is characterised by charity in thought, word and deed. He/she speaks truly, deals truly, lives truly.

He/she respects all elders, parents, teachers and other staff. He/she is neat, punctual and courteous to all.

He/she is responsible, faithful to duty and trustworthy. He/she is humble, docile and strong in character.

He/she has high deals and strives for excellence and competence He/she lives up to the motto: KNOWLEDGE, SERVICE, CHARITY.

Has great aspirations for India as a loyal citizen.

Points for Students to Remember

1. Never omit the lesson or home work assigned. If you do, it is like missing a train that you can never catch afterwards.

2. Always revise the work done in class. Do not consider this as a special assignment.

3. If memory work is arranged, see that it is completed within the given period.

4. Consider tuition as a social evil. Avoid it by concentrating and participating in the class and completing your home work of the day.

5. Never postpone what you can do each day.

6. Be enthusiastic in doing everything. Live well by doing everything well.

7. Daily show your school diary to your parents and get them to sign if there are any remarks or any information.

St. Francis de Sales Sr. Sec. School, New Delhi