EDUCATION POLICY

The policy of education for the Presentation Schools is derived from the life, love and compassion of Jesus and from the dedicated life of Nano Nagle. Education in our schools aims at awakening the consciousness of the pupils of the dignity and right of every person. We impart education in such a way as to promote development of knowledge and skills to equip the students for life to be resourceful for oneself, the society and the nation .We endeavor to provide quality education to end poverty in all its forms which influences Sustainable Development Goals like healthy living, clean water, health for all and gender equality by empowering all girls. In this way our students become an agent of change and contribute towards the establishment of God’s reign on earth.

In our schools, we cater to all sections and classes of society irrespective of caste color or creed, leaving no one behind so that the type of education imparted may be a channel of integration. Our school offers special attention to the Christian children and those made poor.

• We provide qualitative, technology and value based teaching learning process.

• We provide students with the best of infrastructure.

• We aim at awakening their social and environmental consciousness.

• We aim at moulding the young to be resourceful, competent, responsible and worthy citizens of the society.

• We aim at making them agents of transformation.

• We foster critical thinking.

• We foster our rich and spiritual heritage for peaceful co- existence.

• We make them spiritually oriented, emotionally balanced and physically fit.

• We enable them to uphold the sacredness and inter-dependency of humanity, the Earth and all life forms.

• We create awareness among students about life and education through various clubs like Nano club, eco club, health club, peace club, science and maths club, literary club etc

CHILD-SAFEGUARDING POLICY

We value and encourage the participation of children in any activity that enhances their spiritual, physical, emotional, intellectual and social development. We are committed to safeguarding the dignity and rights of all children. We do all in our power to create a safe environment for children. We cooperate fully with the National Board for safeguarding children. Therefore, we:

1. Foster best practice

2. Ensure accountability through establishing effective structures

3. Support personnel in safeguarding children

4. Respond effectively to allegations and suspicions of abuse

5. Report allegations where there is reasonable cause for concern and cooperate with the civil authorities

6. Take just and appropriate action in relation to Presentation personnel who have abused

7. Take effective measures against future risk of abuse

8. Promote healing and reconciliation

ENVIRONMENT POLICY

We, at Presentation Convent Hr. Sec. School Srinagar, regard Environmental protection and preservation as our prime responsibility.

We shall help our students in becoming environmentally knowledgeable, skilled and dedicated citizens who are willing to work individually and collectively towards achieving and maintaining a dynamic equilibrium between the quality of life and the quality of environment.

We shall investigate environmental issues, evolve alternative solutions and work towards sustainable development.

We aim at making our school an Eco- Friendly oasis and strive for continual improvement in our environmental performance by setting appropriate goals and periodically reviewing our objectives and targets.

We shall take initiatives to promote Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to cover a broad range of social issues, such as education, poverty, hunger, climate change, social justice and gender equality.

We shall document, maintain and communicate this policy to all our stake holders.

SCHOOL MOTTO AND LOGO

The motto of the school is “VIRTUE” and “LABOUR”. The students are expected to strive for these ideals and to practise justice, charity, honesty, truthfulness, generosity, loyalty and gratitude. They must work hard in school and at home and realize the dignity of labour.

CODE OF CONDUCT

Do the right act….Think the Right Thought….Communicate right speech.

The school is committed to developing positive inter personal relationships between members of the school community and outside. Any disruptive activities are un-acceptable and will be dealt with accordingly.

GUIDELINES FOR PARENTS/GUARDIANS
• Pupils are expected to show gentleness and courtesy to others at all times. Refinement of manners should distinguish every pupil of this school. Students should always remember that school is judged by their conduct.
• The school designed uniform, made according to the school pattern, must be worn daily with the I-Card for the session, as part of the school discipline and no other patterns are allowed. Students wearing old, discoloured or badly fitting uniform will not be allowed to attend classes.
• Parents are requested to read the contents of the School Diary carefully in the interest of the child, and abide by the rules and regulations laid down by the school.
• Parents should fill and sign the three personal memo pages in the diary within a week of commencement of the new session.
• Parents should carry out their responsibilities as joint educators by instilling in their children respect and strict obedience for all school rules and regulations.
• Pupils are expected to take good care of their books and personal belongings. The books should be covered and marked distinctly with the pupil’s name, class and section with their Roll Number/Admission number.
• Students must remedy at their cost any damage to school property including ink stains or writing on the wall. Each child will be responsible for the desk and chair that she uses.
• Children who travel by bus must carry their bus pass daily.
• In- disciplined behavior in the bus will make a student ineligible to use the school bus.
• Pupils must have the textbooks and stationery prescribed for their respective classes before the school reopens.All pupils should carry their books in a canvas or a cloth bag. Borrowing of books, pens, pencils, etc will not be allowed.
• Students are advised not to bring valuables like Gold chains, finger rings, bangles, expensive pens, watches, jewelry, etc. to school. The school is not responsible for goods or money lost by students.
• Use of polythene is strictly banned in the school.
• Any confiscated material like lotions, creams, lip balms etc from the bags of students will not be returned.
• Students are allowed to enter school premises in their school uniform only.
• Do not keep long nails nor apply nail polish on them.
• Do not dye hair. It is strictly forbidden.
• Tattoo on any visible part of your body is not permitted.
• Applying of henna / decoration of hand or shaping of eyebrows is not allowed.
• While in school, all the students should have a white ribbon tied on their hair.
• Multiple piercing of ear lobes is discouraged. Wearing earrings is not allowed. Ear tops may be worn in place of earrings. More than one ear top is not allowed.
• No gadgets such as iPods, mobile phones or cameras are allowed in the school.
• Your uniform should be clean and ironed, shoes polished and socks should be clean. Long hair should be plaited.
• Every student is expected to maintain an attendance record of at least 90% during the academic year, failing which she may not be allowed to appear in the final examination.
• Apart from the training given by the school, parents should devote quality time regularly with their ward at home and supervise her private study at home.
• Any problem relating to home work should be recorded in the school diary by the parents.
• Parents are requested to sign the reports, test papers, teacher’s remarks in the school diary in order to show that they have seen the same.
• Parents are also expected to visit the teachers whenever requested and on PTMs.
• Encourage healthy eating habits, especially a healthy breakfast and give home cooked food in your ward’s tiffin and regulate their sleeping hours to at last 8 hours a day.
SCHOOL TIMING
School business will be transacted only during school hours, which as of now are:
Principal
Summer 10:00 AM 11:00 AM
Winter 11:00 AM 12:00 PM
School Office
Summer 10:00 AM 11:30 PM
Winter 10:30 AM 12:00 PM
• The Principal can be met only by prior appointment on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.
• For appointments please call school office landline two days in advance.
• Parents and guardians will not be allowed to visit their wards or meet the teachers in the class room during school hours.
• Office will remain closed on all Sundays and on all public holidays.
• Any change in school timings will be notified through the students.
• Visitors will not be allowed to enter school premises during the lunch break and except the above mentioned timings.