Behavior Policy & Its Implications
Decisions related to the 'offence level' of the nature of misbehaviour in question, shall be investigated and earmarked by the School's Disciplinary Committee. Severe level (5-6) shall be applied depending on the seriousness of the offence .For example if a student is absent without information for a day for the first time, you will apply level 1 and encourage the student to get a signed letter by Parent. On the other hand, if a student injures another willfully, School's Disciplinary Committee may apply level 4,5 or 6.
|1||Absence from School||Absence from school without written intimation/telephonic intimation/email to the school||1, 2|
|2||Bunking Classes||Absence from a class or school activity without permission of the concerned teacher||3|
|3||Regular late arrival to school||Late arrival to school for more than two days in a month||3|
|4||Destruction of school property||Damage of the school property intentionally like smart boards, computers, fire extinguishers, etc||4|
|5||Disruption of Classroom||Behaviour that interferes with safe and orderly environment of the class or class activity||4|
|6||Disrespect towards peers and adults and use of abusive language||Inappropriate comment, communication or physical gestures to classmates or any other staff member (pointing finger, shouting aloud, use of words like bitch, etc, swearing or cursing)||4|
|7||Bullying and teasing||Engaging in actions or statements that makes the individual mentally upset||5|
|8||Fighting leading to indiscipline in the school / classroom||A confrontation with physical contact involving two or more students without harm||4|
|9||Fighting leading to injury||A confrontation with physical contact involving two or more students with injury like bleeding of nose, fracture, etc||5, 6|
|10||Theft||Taking or obtaining property of another without permission or knowledge of the owner||4|
|11||Carrying devices not allowed in the school||Bringing cellphones, iphones, CD, pendrives||Confiscation and 4|
|12||Computer /electronic communication misuse||Misusing website, intranet and internet facilities. Watching inappropriate/ porn films, or scenes on computer||6|
|13||Carrying cash||More than Rs 50||3|
|14||Drug Violation, including alcohol||Possession or use of any inhalants or other intoxicants, alcohol or any other dangerous substance or drug||6|
|15||Sexual Harassment||Intentional exposure to sight of private parts of body, indecent physical contact anywhere in the school premises or school bus||6|
|16||Fireworks or explosives||Possession or use or threat to use firecrackers, smoke, flare, combustible or explosive substances or articles||6|
|17||Weapons Violations||Possession of an object capable of causing harm or used in such a way as to cause harm to another (includes all sharp objects, guns, bullets, knives etc)||6|
|18||Fidgetting with another student’s uniform / clothing||Touching / pulling / tearing the uniform of another child||3 to 6|
|19||Discouraging touch on body||Touching the body of another child (other than shoulder, behind shoulder, on upper arm)||4|
|20||Threat to staff (verbal/physical)||Expression conveyed by word or action, to a staff member, Aggressive action with physical contact directed at a staff member in school premises||5, 6|
|21||Defamation||False statements or representations about an individual/school that harms the reputation of the individual/school||4|
|22||Cheating/ Academic dishonesty||Copying / altering records||4|
|23||Discrimination||Use of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, physical or mental disability, age, gender, physical traits as a basis for treating another in a negative manner||3|
|24||Bus Misbehavior||Any violation of the behavior policy in the Bus (refer to 6,7,9,10,11,15,16,17,18,19,22,24,26 in behavior policy)||4 to 6|
|25||Gambling||Wagering money or property, selling or buying articles, paying for any work||4|
|26||Dress Code Violation||Wearing clothing or mode of dress that attracts undue attention||5|
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- The above policy will stand applicable in school premises and school bus.
- A motivational nudge / pat in the school is required sometimes for increasing the confidence of the student. It may be considered appropriate for the benefit of the child.
- Unsolicited calls or messages or communication on any platform/ devices, also use of un-parliamentary speech while interaction with (other than official communication without use of any un-parliamentary words) made to any employee of the school, gratification/ bribe offered to any employee of the school in cash, kind or quid pro quo will not be accepted by the school authorities.