Preferred Code of Conduct
- All students are expected to converse in English within the school campus.
- Students are expected to maintain a high standard of courtesy in their speech, in their interactions with teachers, colleagues, and elders, and they must extend these courtesies to the support staff who maintain the school.
- Students must reach the school at least 10 minutes before the first bell.
- Changing classrooms between periods should be done in a quiet, orderly manner. Students should be habitually clean and always neatly dressed. The school uniform must be worn on all school days.
- Students should take pride in keeping their school environment clean.
- Students should take care of the school property as their own. Special care should be taken to ensure that the walls, furniture, computers and learning accessories are not subject to misuse. Any damage seen or done should be reported promptly to the class teacher or the Principal.
- Shouting or whistling is not allowed on the school premises.
- Students are advised not to carry valuables to the school.
- Each student should take responsibility for his/her own belongings.
- Students should have a deep and abiding respect for their work. Attentiveness in the class and regularity in homework and project work are of prime importance.
- Personal hygiene and cleanliness must be maintained at all cost. Hair must be well groomed. It must be cut short in the case of boys and must be neatly tied up in the case of girls. Dyeing or colouring of hair is strictly prohibited.
- Parents are requested not to visit the students in the classroom without prior permission of the principal.
- The name, class and section of the students should be clearly marked on all
belongings brought to school.
- Students are not allowed to use the school telephone without the permission of the principal. They will not be called out to answer telephone calls during class hours.
- Students are warned against buying any eatables from street vendors. They are not permitted to digress and go elsewhere on their way back from school.
- Girl students should not wear nail polish or mehendi during school hours.
- The use of skates, skateboards, bicycles, roller blades, or any conduct which may lead to injuries or property damage is not permitted on campus.
- Personal electronic devices of any kind are prohibited.
- Long leave from school will not be granted. However, should it be absolutely
necessary, a written application for the same should be made to the Management
well in advance. The decision of the Management will be final.
Parents have the opportunity to participate in a 3-way communication between the students, teachers and administration.
- Whenever you correspond with the school about your son / daughter, please quote his / her full name, class and section.
- All communication shall be addressed to the Principal.
- Parents are requested to read the contents of this calendar carefully and abide by the rules of the school.
- No child will be allowed to leave the premises before the end of the school hours unless permission has been granted in writing.
- If a parent needs to meet the teachers, he/she can do so with the prior permission of the Principal.
Library / Media Center
The Library is open during school hours. All borrowed items will be the responsibility of the user. Personal / additional reading, study sessions and facilities for the preparation of research projects will be made available to the students on request. A library pass is necessary if a student wishes to enter the library during class hours. Any loss / damage to any library resource will have to be paid for by the user.
Normally visitors are not permitted on the campus during the school hours. However, in exceptional cases permission may be granted. Parents are welcome to visit the campus on Saturdays between 10.00 a.m. and 3.00 p.m.
Lockers are assigned to each student by the class teachers. Students who paint or damage their lockers will be charged. Any mechanical problem with the lockers should be reported to the teachers / coordinator. Do not leave money or valuables in your locker or around the campus. Loss of personal property will not be reimbursed by the school.
ID cards will be issued to all the students. This card must be presented to any school employee when asked for. Students are expected to display the ID cards in order to leave the campus as well as to gain admission in school-related functions. Admission will be denied to any student who is unable to present his/her card. Students who lose their ID card need to pay for a new one.
Student Services – Counselling and Guidance
Our Counseling and Guidance Services stress the individual uniqueness of students and is based on the belief that all students should be directed to a level of self-actualization. The scope of the services is preventive and proactive in focus and developmental in content and processes. ‘Developmental Counseling’ and ‘Crisis Intervention’ are the two main components of the services.
The developmental Counseling programme assists students in exploring social, emotional, and intellectual tasks, which lead to personal, social and academic developments. The services are proactive and preventive in that they anticipate challenges of personal growth and assist students in gaining maturity. The underlying focus of the programme is to help students develop the skills, attitudes and knowledge base they need.
Psychological services are available for students who may experience learning difficulties, or who have emotional or personal problems that prevent them from reaching developmental goals.
Health and Medication
Students are usually up-to-date on their immunization till they reach the age of 14.
Please be sure to update their immunization records and provide the school with the copy. Allergies, if any, needs to be intimated to the school.
When taking medication during the school hours the following requirements will have to be met:
- The medicine must be prescribed by the physician.
- There must be a written permission from the parents to administer the medicine to the student.
If a student becomes ill during the day, she/he has to get a pass from the teacher to the health aide. A prolonged stay in the rest room, due to illness, but without prior permission, amounts to truancy. If the condition warrants, parents will be called to school to collect the student.
The students’ council for the academic year 2011-2012 will be elected in the month of July 2011. The student council will be given their badges during the investiture ceremony in the school.
There are numerous activities and clubs for students studying at Dr. Pillai Global Academy. Participation is encouraged as a means to develop leadership and lasting friendships. The inauguration of various clubs will take place at suitable occasions.
All students are expected to maintain discipline and order in the school buses. The students have to be punctual. They will be expected to follow the instructions of the staff members on the bus.