Rules Concerning Absence

1. No one who is late or has been absent on the previous day will be admitted to the class without the permission of

the Class Teacher/Coordinator of Discipline/Headmaster/Director of Prep Department.

2. (a) Except in the case of unforeseen illness, no leave may be taken without prior sanction from school authorities.
(b) For leave of absence for 1-3 days, it is sufficient to apply through the pages of the school diary. For leave of absence for more than 3 days, a letter of application along with a medical certificate must also be sent.
(c) Every absence (Sick leave or otherwise) must be entered briefly in the NON-ATTENDANCE AND LEAVERECORD and signed by the parent or guardian. Failure to do this will invite a fine of Rs. 20.
(d) Those absent without prior leave will be fined at the rate of Rs. 20 per day.
(e) For marriage within the family only one day’s leave is granted, as a rule. For this prior sanction is needed.
(f) Absence from school prior to a test (and on Saturdays that are marked as class days) will adversely affect the student’s grade in the test.

3. Repeated absence without leave or unexplained absence for more than five consecutive days renders the student

liable to have his/her name struck off from the rolls. Readmission, if granted will be done on payment of a

re-admission fee.

4. All are expected to attend class on the re-opening day after each of the vacations. Those absent without prior

leave-will be fined at the rate of Rs. 20 per day.Those absent because of sickness must inform the school before or

on the reopening day and present a medical certificate before they are admitted to the class, failing which they

too must pay the above penalty. Absence without leave for more than five days immediately after a vacation

renders the student liable to dismissal.

[ Note: The money collected in fines is used entirely to help financially under-privileged students of the school.]

5. A student returning to school after suffering from an infectious or contagious disease should produce a doctor’s

fitness certificate permitting him/her to rejoin class, and stating that the infectious period of the disease is over.