Rules & Culture

 Discipline is necessary for the smooth and efficient running of the school. Punctuality, Neatness, Courtesy, Generosity, Hard work, Consideration for others, Cooperation spirit is insisted upon in the school.

 Discipline is also necessary to help the students to acquire self-discipline, without which a person cannot become upright and grow towards freedom. True freedom is the ability to freely choose what is really true and good. But, “it is a long way to freedom”.

 A student’s mistakes are tolerated to some extent as part of the process of growing up, but repeated misbehavior and action against the spirit of the school is not tolerated even if this causes pain to the parents of the stubborn, uncooperative student.

 A student should carry his diary and his identity card to school every day.

 Pupils are answerable to the school authorities for their moral behavior even outside the school.

 Habitual idleness, objectionable moral and indisciplined behavior is a sufficient reason for expulsion. Every student is urged to contribute to the high moral standard of the school by his/her manners and deportment.

 English to be used in the school premises. Those not willing to abide by this regulation will be asked to leave the school. The number of times students are found talking in Hindi, marks will be deducted from English.

 The school does not accept responsibility for the loss of books, money, clothes and other things.

 All should arrive in time for classes. Those who are late or who have been absent must obtain an ‘Admit Ticket” from the Principal/Vice-Principal/Prefect before going to class. Habitual late comers may be sent back home.

 Cycles must be locked in the cycle stand and may not be kept in the compound or in the verandah.

 No body will be allowed to go home during class time except in case of emergency.

 Students should get their Report Cards signed by the guardians within two days of the receipt of the Report Cards.

 The Name, Class and Section of the students should be clearly marked on all belongings of the students.

 The school authorities reserve to themselves the right to dismiss anybody at anytime when for good reasons, concerning which the Principal/Vice-principal is the sole judge, if they consider the presence of the student prejudicial to the standard of the school. Parents, when they apply for their ward’s admission to St Xavier’s Doranda are understood to accept the Principal’s judgement in such matters, as final.

 The school reserves the right to expel a student whose diligence or progress in studies is habitually and repeatedly unsatisfactory.

 No shouting or whistling is allowed in the school building.

 It is mandatory for students, teachers and office staff to attend the morning assembly.

 If a student comes late, after the 3rd day of his/her late coming, he/she will not be allowed to attend the classes.

 At the first bell, all must assemble for prayer in the usual place; at the second bell all stand in silence and recite the prayer with devotion. After the assembly all walk in silence to their respective class rooms accompanied by the class teacher. Boys should not play any kind of games in the corridors during recess.

 All should take pride in keeping the whole school compound clean. Waste papers should be thrown in the baskets or bins.

 Care must be taken of all school property and no student should scratch or spoil the desks or chairs or damage any school furniture, write or draw anything on the walls or in any way damage things belonging to others. Damage done should be reported at once to the class teacher or to the Principal / Vice-Principal. Any damage done will be made good by the one who did it if judged serious by the school authorities, the student may be dismissed.

 Collection of money for any purpose is not permitted in the school without the written permission of the Principal /Vice-Principal.

 Parents /Guardians are welcome to meet the faculty to discuss the progress of their wards every now and then except in Feb. and March.

 Silence is to be maintained during the instructional hours.

 While class is going on and something is not understood, the student wishing to put a question should raise his /her right hand and wait till the teacher gives the sign to speak.

 The students have to sit in their assigned places in the class.

 During games and breaks nobody is allowed inside the classrooms.

 Students are strictly forbidden to bring any electronic gadget (Mobile, CD, Pen-drive, Camera etc). Once they are found with any, they will be seized and will never be given back. Parents must not give any justification for the faults.

Leave of Absence

A student who is absent without previous leave for more than eight days immediately after vacations will have his name removed from the roll. Once the name is struck off re-admission may be the only alternative. A student who wants to take leave must bring a written application from his parents and get it approved by the Principal /Vice-Principal in advance.

If a student is late or has been absent for an unforeseen reason, the guardian is requested to fill in the reason for this on the page provided for it in this diary along with an application or else the student will not be allowed to enter the class. Absence because of illness emergency or accidents has to be reported to the school on the same day or latest by the next day.

A student returning after sickness from an infectious disease must produce a clearance certificate from the doctor. If circumstances force you to withdraw your child from the class before the scheduled time, then persons other than own parents (i.e. uncle, cousin , peon, driver) should carry an authorization letter from the parents; otherwise your child will not be allowed to leave the class.

 Incase a student is absent for three consecutive days without any prior permission or information parents should meet the principal; else permission to attend class will not be granted.

 Incase a student is absent for 8 consecutive days without any information whatsoever; his name shall be struck off from the rolls. In such a situation re-admission will have to be taken.

In the Class Room

 Silence is to be kept at all times during the class period.

 While class is going on and something is not understood the student wishing to put a question should raise his/her right hand and wait till the teacher gives the sign to speak.

 The students have to sit in their assigned places in the class.

 During games and Breaks nobody is allowed inside the classrooms.

 

Withdrawal

The intended withdrawal of a pupil should be made known in writing to the Principal/Vice-Principal at least one calendar month in advance, or else one month’s full fee will be charged.

Bus Service

 The school bus follows a fixed route and stops only at the established centers, where the students of the neighborhood should gather. The bus may not deviate from that route.

 The bus service is given for the whole year. It cannot be withdrawn at any time in the Academic year.

GPS Bus Tracking System

All buses are equipped with GPS Tracking System to govern speed and to ensure security. CCTV Cameras are installed for the same. Parents can locate the position of the buses through our school app cute brains SXD.

In The Bus

 The students who have subscribed to the school bus must carry their bus pass everyday.

 Students should enter and leave their bus in single line without pushing.

 As a safety measure nobody should put his hand out through the protecting bars of the windows, not even to salute someone.

 Singing or shouting is strictly forbidden.

 Students should wait at their respective stoppage for the bus. While waiting they should be mindful of good manners and exemplary behavior. Playing at these centers is not allowed.

 Eating in the bus is not allowed.

 Speaking in English in the bus and in the school campus is obligatory on all.

Transport

Bus fee is payable bi-monthly starting from April.

Kindly fill in all the entries before making the payment.

While paying the fees it is compulsory to write on the counter foil, the name of the student, class, section, roll number, admission number and the year of the admission.

Bus fees for the months of April & May must be paid in the month of April by 30th.

The cheque payment will be accepted at the school fee counter. The name of student, class, admission number, year of admission and contact no of parents are to be written clearly behind the cheque. If your cheque bounces, penalty will be charged from the parents.

Kindly clear all fee dues term wise before they write their examinations. Admit card for the examination will be issued only after the dues are cleared.

For the new academic year students have to pay bus fee for eleven months.

Charges for CCTV, GPS, Bill Book and Bus Pass etc. Rs. 350/- (one time in a year) is charged.

Note: – The fee should be paid before 20th of every month. After this date late fine will be charged Rs. 50/-.

During Co-Curricular Activities

  • These activities from part of the educational system and have to be attended by all.
  • Students have to bring their own material or craft according to the instructions given by the teacher.
  • Exemption from drill and games is to be asked for through a letter by the parents of the students.

Rules and Hints about Study at home

  • A fixed time for study should be set aside daily at home. From Std.-VII onwards a minimum of 3 hours.
  • Parents should create an atmosphere in the home which is conducive to study, and strictly control the watching of T. V.
  • Home tasks must be done in the exercise book set aside for that purpose.
  • As a general rule two exercise-books are needed for home-work in English and Hindi. For the other subjects only one exercise book is needed for class-work. In the upper classes a special exercise book in which notes are recorded may be kept.
  • Try to repeat daily what has been seen in class; learn promptly any new word you have seen in the course of the language class.
  • Memory lessons are better learnt in the evening before retiring and repeated the next morning when the mind is still fresh.
  • All books should be kept neat and clean. It is conducive to neatness to have all books covered with a wrapper of strong brown paper.
  • The class teacher has the right to hand over any soiled book or exercise book to the Principal/Headmaster who will either discard it or fine the student.

Library

The reading of library books is conducive to the formation of good style and it is a source of general knowledge.

  • Students of standard VI and above can ask for books from the librarian. For the boys of Prep to Std. V library books will be available from the class teacher.
  • Damage to a book or a loss of a book is to be made good by the offender.
  • All must read a minimum of twelve English books and six Hindi books in a year. A one page summary of each book read must be shown to the librarian or three marks for every book not read will be deducted from English I in the final examination.

Some Recommendations to Parents

  • Parents should not allow their children to bring valuable articles to school such as costly fountain pens, costly books, watches etc. The students are not permitted to bring crackers, colors, transistors, electronics gadgets, scooters, motorcycles etc, to school. Bursting of crackers and playing with colors are liable to lead to expulsion from the School.
  • As a general principle, parents should not give their children whatever they want, but what they need. When coming to school they should not be given more than Rs. 50/-.
  • Check the uniform and punctuality of your ward in the morning.
  • Boys should have proper hair cut. It should be decent and small.
  • See that your ward carries books/ exercise books according to the routine of that day.
  • See that he does his homework. See the teacher’s or Principal/ Vice-Principal’s remarks on his behavior, his class work/homework written in the diary.
  • Encourage your ward to take a balanced interest in studies, co-curricular activities and sports.
  • Private Tuition by our teachers for our students should not be taken up except with the written approval of the Principal /Vice-Principal, because it can become a racket and do more harm than good.
  • Parents should bring along with them ‘Parents’ ID’ whenever they come to the school.s

Private Tuition

  • Private tuition by our teachers for our students should not be taken up except with the written approval of the Principal/Vice-Principal, because it can become a racket and do more harm than good.

Parent’s Involvement

The parents of St. Xavier’s School, Doranda have entrusted the school with bringing to maturity, the seed of manhood that has been so carefully sown in the home. They however, should co-operate with the school by their total involvement, which calls for a real understanding of the school’s philosophy.

Parents should be living examples of the values taught to and expected of their wards. They should inform the principal and the teachers concerned of any family problems or other pertinent facts that are necessary for a proper understanding and guidance of their wards. They should participate in the growth and development of St. Xavier’s school, Doranda.

  • To attain total harmony between the home and school
  • Fr. Principal sends information thro’ letters to Parents about the activities, achievements, growth and development of the school.
  • Progress Cards are given at the end of each Assessment/Term Examination.
  • Parents harassing a St. Xavier’s Doranda teacher (in or outside the School) for favours for their wards may be asked to withdraw their wards from the School.
  • Parents are encouraged to meet the teachers, by appointment, to discuss the progress of their wards.
  • The School can do very little for students whose parents give bad example or teach something contradictory to what is taught in school.

CRUSVEER /C.L.C

The catholic boys of class IV and V are required to join the club of Crusveer or Crusaders and those of class VIII and IX Christian Living Community (C.L.C). The purpose of these clubs is to inculcate Christian values in the students for their character formation. St. Xavier’s Doranda being a Christian school it needs to bring Christian atmosphere of love and acceptance. With this end in view regular meetings are held in the school on Thursdays/Sundays/holidays and instructions are given to them and from time to time. CLC rallies, prayer sessions, retreats and excursions are arranged for them. the students {VI to XII} are expected to come to the school in their respective House dress.

Conclusion : While trying to observe school regulations, our students are asked to cultivate a spirit of willing collaboration rather than a spirit of mere submission. In this way they will learn to act out of conviction and not out of fear of punishment.

Choice of Subjects for Class-XI
  • Group 1 : English, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology
  • Group 2 : English, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer
  • Group 3 : English, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Engineering, Drawing
  • Group 4 : English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer
  • Group 5 : English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Engineering, Drawing