The School presently runs from Nursery to Class-XII with the Primary classes from Nursery to Class V being conducted in the Wesley Church campus at 20, U. K. Dutta Road, Dum Dum Cantt, and the remaining classes at the Main School building at 11, R. B. C. Road, Dum Dum.
The School term runs from April to March. The Final examination is held towards the end of the academic year. There are terminal examinations and unit test prior to the final examination.
There are normally three vacations, namely a Summer Vacation in May-June, a Puja Vacation in September-October and a Christmas Vacation in December-January. Saturdays and Sundays are normally holidays for students. A brief Easter Vacation is also given in accordance with the Christian religious calendar.
Some of the major School Rules are as follows:
- Pupils are expected to come to School neat and tidy. The prescribed School Uniform is to be worn in school and at School functions by all students, and by those students representing the School anywhere else.
- Students must be punctual and be present on time at all places where they are supposed to be – assembly, regular classes, P.T., Library, functions, etc.
- Irregular attendance, habitual idleness, regular lack of application of School rules, neglect of home work, disobedience and disrespect towards members of the Staff, any kind of unfair practice either within or beyond this school’s premises will be sufficient reason, after consulting with other. Staff forgiving a forced Transfer Certificate with other staff for giving a forced Transfer Certificate to the student. Pupils are responsible to the Principal / Vice – Principal / Department Head / In charge for their conduct both in and outside the School.
- Students remaining absent on the previous day/ days must bring to the Principal / Vice – Principal / Department Head / In charge a written explanation from their parents in the School Calendar, which is to be carried to School everyday.
- During the absence of a teacher from class, pupils must obey the Monitor / Captains / Vice Captains / Prefects appointed.
- Any damage done to School property must be made good by the student responsible or by the class as a whole as will be decided by the authorities. Individual or collective fines can be imposed by the School authorities.
- Parents are expected to co-operate in the working of the School by enforcing regularity and discipline, and by taking an interest in their children’s progress. Parents should check the School Calendar regularly and note the teacher’s remarks, put their initials and sign the Prep. Book regularly.
- Students who fail to reach a satisfactory academic standard and whose over-all results are not satisfactory will on no account be promoted. Students who fail to get permitted to continue their studies in the School. A detailed programme of all major examinations / tests will be given to the students in due time.
- Special arrangements cannot be made for pupils who, for any reason, are absent from any written examination / test.
- Parents are requested to communicate with the Principal / Vice -Principal by letter or to meet personally by taking prior appointment, regarding the progress and welfare of their wards. The Principal / Vice – Principal / Department Head / In charge may also require any parent to meet personally in the matter of progress of the pupils.
- Parents are not allowed to meet their wards during School hours without permission from the Principal / Vice – Principal. Entry into the School Office and the Staff-rooms is also prohibited unless permission from the Head has been obtained.
- This being an English-medium School, the students are to be encouraged to speak in English at all times during School hours, except when attending the vernacular classes. (Failure to do so may entail imposition of a fine.)
- The result of the Final Examination of the defaulters will not be published. All dues as applicable must be paid before the commencement of the Final Examination (by 15th February tentatively).
- Students are responsible for the safe custody of their books and personal belongings at school. Anything lost will not be compensated by the School Authorities. The parents are requested not to allow cash or costly articles to be brought to School by their wards. Watches (for pupils below class IX) and gold ornaments are forbidden. All matter of objectionable nature is prohibited. Unauthorized cash and / or articles found on a student will be confiscated.
- An Identity Card is issued to every student. Students must have updated Identity Cards every year. Parents must bring the Identity Cards of their wards at the time of taking them home from Nur. to Class II , Class III to XII students must carry the Identity Card with them.
- Students must pay the Annual (Session) Charge and other dues before the commencement of the new academic session with the stipulated date to be notified at the end of the Final Examination, failing which their names may be removed from the School Register and they have to seek readmission.
- Provision is made for Sports and Athletics. Pupils should participate in game when required to do so. They must apply themselves whole-heartedly to all co-curricular activities.
- Pupils may be required to take part in extra – curricular activities such as Scouts, Guides, Debate, Drama, Quiz, Games, Art, Music and Singing. Participation in such activities and practice after the School hours / Saturday / Sunday may pe deemed compulsory. Absence on grounds of attending coaching classes / private tuitions will not be tolerated.
- School Badge, School Tie, School Belt, Text Books, Exercise Books, Identity Card, School Diary, School Uniform etc. are to be purchased from the School or through School-approved organizations.
- Parents / Guardians / Visitors are requested to correspond, if necessary, through letters which are to be dropped in the School Letter Box.
Leave Rules :
No half day or early leave shall normally be granted. If the Parent / Guardian feels that his / her ward is required at home or elsewhere for some purpose, the student should not be sent to School on that day. A letter stating the reason for absence of the student, should be sent on the next working day. Attendance is compulsory on the closing day, and on the reopening day after holidays/ vacations, barring exceptional circumstances, failing which a fine of Rs. 107- per day may be levied. Parents must understand that since the School provides at least two long vacations in a year, there should be no reason for a student to visit outstation at any other time. Students of must have their Monthly Attendance Records, Late Records, and Absent Records regularly counter-signed by the class teacher.
Applications for leave, both short and long, should reach the Principal / Vice Principal, preferably in advace, with a copy to the Class Teacher concerened. All application must contain (1) the name of the student in full, (2) the class and section, (3) the full address of the student, (4) the Roll Number, and (5) the full signature of the Parents or Guardian. Whenever a student is ill for more than three days, an application from the parent/ guardian, enclosing the Medical Certificate from the attending Doctor, should be submitted. Submitting a bare Medical Certificate, as is often done, is advised against.
SPECIAL NOTE FOR PARENTS/ GUARDIANS :
Parents / Guardians aggrieved on any ground are requested to see the Principal/Vice – Principal / Department Head/ Incharge personally by prior appintment instead of airing their grievances in public in front of the School campus, as this creates confusion and chaos amongst other Parents/ Guardians, leading to the development of a not too cordial relation between the Parents/ Guardians and the School Authorities. Parents/ Guardians should refrain from uttering comments or doing things that are detrimental to the interest of the school and its students.
Violation of these rules on the part of a Parent/ Guardian might lead to expulsion of the ward from the School.
On no occasion should a Parent/ Guardian try to meet or telephone the members of the School Management, the Principal/ Vice -Principal/Department Head/ Incharge at their residences. In all matters of the School, the Secretary’s decision is final. The Principal/Vice Principal / Department Head/ Incharge will not meet any visitor after the School hours or on holidays.
INFORMATION REGARDING TRANSFER CERTIFICATE
- A written notice of one calendar month is to be given by the parents/ guardians to the Principal before the issue of a Transfer Certificate.
- No Transfer Certificate will be issued to any student until all dues to the school are paid in full.
- In case of an Emergency, the Principal may apply his / her discretionary power to issue the Transfer Certificate to a student within 7 days from the date of such application from the parent / guardian concerned. In such a case the parent / guardian shall have to pay the subsequent month’s fees, along with all dues, if any.
- Students who fail twice in the same class will be served with a Transfer Certificate.
- A student may be given a forced Transfer Certificate after receiving a third written warning for serious breach of discipline or for gross misconduct as observed by the Management.
- Three month’s tuition fees and Annual charges (Session) will be charged if a request for a Transfer Certificate/ withdrawal is made at any time within 3 months after reopening of the new academic session / after taking admission
- The transfer certificate charge is Rs. 50/- payable at the Account Office before submitting the application for the Transfer Certificate. The receipt for the same is to be attached to the application.
- Caution Money will be refunded after one month of taking T.C. or submitting an application for refund which ever is later. Refund of caution money should be claimed within 3 months after taking T.C. or else the same will be forfeited.
EXAMINATION SYSTEM 2006 – 2007
- PRE – PRIMARY & PRIMARY CLASSES (NUR. to V)
Pre – primary & primary classes will have 3 Assessment on Grade.
- SECONDARY SECTION (CL. V TO X)
Secondary Section will have two terminal examinations including for 100 marks each in all subjects. Unit tests will also be con ducted. Pass marks 40% in each subjects.
- Passing in SUPW and Community Service is compulsory for all students.
Note : 1) Should a pupil be absent for any test / examination, then he / she will be Marked absent. 2) No child will be permitted to appear for any test / examination, if he / she is seriously ill or is suffering from any infectious / contagious disease. 3) Students must not take study leave unless granted by the School. 4) Promotion is decided at a special meeting with concerned teachers. Hence, the Results declared are final and requests for reconsideration from detained cases will not be entertained.
CRITERIA FOR PROMOTION IN THE PRE-PRIMARY AND PRIMARY CLASSES N – V
- Students should appear all three assessment for promotion.
- Students should have a minimum of 75% attendance. However, on grounds of serious illness another 15% may be considered. This must be supported by a medical certificate furnished at the outset of the illness.
CRITERIA FOR PROMOTION CLASS VI, VII AND VIII
- Pass Marks (overall i.e. yearly) 40%
- Passing is SUPW and Community Service is Compulsory for all students.
- All students must Pass in English compulsorily.
- Major Subject Groups
- Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology)
- Environmental Education (Geography, History, Civics)
- Second Language (Paper I and II)
- Computer application / Commercial application (where applicable)
- Minor subject Groups
- Third language
- Value Education / Bible
- Promotion will be withheld on any one of the following conditions as applicable in the context of the entire academic session:
- Failing in English
- Failing in two of the Major Subjects
- Failing in one Major and both Minor Subjects.
CRITERIA FOR PROMOTION CLASS IX – XI
- Pass Marks for each subject is 40%
- Passing in SUPW & Community Service is compulsory for all Students.
- All Students must pass in English compulsorily.
- In addition to the above, Students must pass each of Class IX & XI in all subjects.
- Students whole attendance in below 75% of total working days in each academic session will ordinarily not be eligible for promotion. However, the Principal may condone the shortage in the case of students whose minimum attendance is not less than 60% of the total working days in the session, on grounds of serious illness, provided timely advance written intimation supported by proper medical certificates is provided by the parents / guardians.
EXAMINATION SYSTEM Plus 2 Classes:
There will be two terminal examinations including final and unit test for 100 marks each in all subjects. For those subjects having a practical component, there will be a 70% marks Theory Paper and a 30 marks Practical Paper. All papers will be of 3 hours duration. Pass marks for each subject 40%.
CRITERIA FOR PROMOTION IN THE PLUS 2 CLASSES :
- Pass Marks for each subject is 40%. (Overall i.e. for the entire academic session.)
- All students must appear for all subjects.
- Certain subjects have practical papers. Students must also take the practical examination, failing which the subject in question will be considered incomplete, and promotion may be with – held.
- Passing in SUPW and Community Service is compulsory for all students.
- Students whose attendance is below 75% of the working days in an academic session are ordinarily not eligible for promotion. However, the Principal has authority to condone the shortage in the case of students whose minimum attendance is not less than 60% of the working days on grounds of serious medical illness.
ACCORDING TO GOVT. NORMS. PRIVATE TUITION IS NOT ALLOWED BY THE SCHOOL TEACHERS STRICTLY. PARENTS ARE REQUESTED TO FOLLOW NORMS.
OFFICE TIME SCHEDULE
Fees collection: 8.30 a.m. – 12 noon (Mon to Friday)
Fees collection: 2nd Saturday : 9.00 a.m. – 11.00 a.m.
The School will normally remain closed on Saturdays and Sundays for students.
Visiting Hours For Parents :
Mon, Wed, Friday – 10 a.m. 12.00 p.m.
Tue, Thurs, Friday – 9.30 a.m. to 11.00 a.m.
In-charge Wesley Deptt.
Monday to Friday – 9 a.m to 10.00 a.m. 11 am to 1 pm
Monday and Friday – 1.45 p.m. 2.00 p.m.
Monday and Friday – 1.45 p.m. 2.00 p.m.Through Prior Appointment