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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.

LEVELS

DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS

1.

Verbal Warning.

2.

Note on Student’s Diary by the Class Teacher and countersigned by the Parents.

3.

Parent/Teacher/Counsellor/Student meeting with Coordinator. Parents and the student apprised of consequences.

4.

Report to Principal for investigative action by the discipline committee and written intimation to parents.

5.

Suspension for a period.

6.

Permanent Expulsion.


Sr No

OFFENCE

DEFINITION

LEVEL

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.& of 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 student without permission or knowledge of the owner.

4

11

Carrying devices not allowed in the school

Bringing cellphones, i-phones, 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

Fidgeting 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 behaviour 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

27

Obstinate Behaviour

Showing unpleasant gesture/turning back on teacher.

 

5

28.

Harassment

Making drawings/caricatures of teachers, students.

5

29

Willful Absence from School

Any instance/incident of Parent or Guardian willfully/forcefully taking away student in uniform without written permission after the child enters the school gate.

4 to 6

30

 

Indulging in any unauthorized use of  Social Media platforms

Indulging in any Social Media platform other than the official platformmade available by the School, by making a reference to the School, itsstaff, employees in a derogatory for eg. On Facebook, Instagram, Snap chat, Twitter, etc./ use of Platform Tinder or any other such sites.

4 to 6

31

Indecent Exposure and Physical Harassment

Fidgeting with or touching or trying to remove clothing/uniform of other students anywhere in the Campus or inthe Bus.

 

6

32

Hooliganism and gross misbehavior

Spitting on paper and throwing towards teachers or fellow students.

 

6



NOTE:

  • 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.


 
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