1. GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS
St Marys school follows the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Syllabus and English is the medium of instruction. Due importance is given to national language as well as regional languages. The academic year is divided into 2 terms. The first term is from June to September and the second term is from October to April.
1.1. ADMISSION :
- Admission is open to all children irrespective of caste, creed, religion or region, subject to rules of SMCS.
- Application form for admission can be obtained from the school office on payment of prescribed fee Rs 100.
- Only those who have completed 2 ½ years on 31st may are eligible for admission to Pre-Primary.
- Only those who have completed 3 ½ years on 31st may are eligible for admission to LKG.
- A child should have completed 5 ½ years by June of that year for admission to Class I. The same will be the basis for calculation of age for admission to higher classes.
- Parents should note that the date of birth entered in the school records will remain the same throughout the academic career of the student.
- Original Date of birth certificate and a photocopy have to be submitted along with the application for admission.
1.2. Entrance Test:
Fresh admissions to class II and above shall be based on merit in the entrance test and interview. The test will be on English, Hindi, Science and Mathematics subjects. It will be of general nature appropriate to the class of entry and not based on any particular syllabus.
Application for admission should be made in the prescribed form and should be submitted along with the Transfer Certificate from the school last attended. Every pupil on admission shall pay the prescribed fees. Regular attendance in classes is a condition for promotion. Regular attendance in classes is a must.
The school conducts examinations on regular basis so as to remove fear, stress and strain in the children. The Examination schedule is in the School Diary.
- Regular attendance in class is a condition for promotion. A student will not be promoted to the next higher class if his / her attendance falls below 75%.
- Promotion is based on a total performance in the tests and exams for attendance. The school conducts examination, on regular basis so as to remove fear, stress and strain in the children.
- Punctual and regular attendance is insisted upon. No leave of absence is granted except on prior written application from parents/guardian in the form provided in the diary. Should the absence exceed 3 days, notice must be forwarded to the principal.
- In order to be punctual those who depend on both public and private conveyance to come to school, must leave early from the residence.
- When a pupil is absent from school without leave for some reason not foreseen e.g., illness, she / he must on returning to school, bring a note of excuse from her/his parents/guardian in the form provided in the diary.
- Parents are not permitted to take their child out of school during term time or extend holidays. It is upsetting for a child to miss lessons and to lag behind in work. In some sequential subjects absence can create great difficulties.
- If leave of absence is unavoidable, details of dates should be intimidated in a leave letter in advance and a record maintained on the relevant page in the school diary.
- Extension of leave without informing the school authority can result in a student’s name being struck off the class register.