CODE OF CONDUCT

Punctuality and regularity in attendance, proper dress, an earnest effort in class and home work assignments and proper behavior in and outside school are always insisted on. Hence, hands in pockets, slouching gait, untidiness, unclean uniforms etc. are considered unbecoming.

  • English is the medium of instruction. Hence, students are expected to speak English at all times.
  • Students are not permitted to engage any of the school teachers for private tuition without the written permission of the Principal.
  • The school is not responsible for goods lost. Therefore, it is not advisable to bring valuable articles such as expensive watches, pens, gold ornaments, excess amount of money etc. to school.
  • Students are strictly warned against carrying or using mobile phones in the campus. Any violation of this rule will result in the authorities confiscating the same. Carrying any material that are visual or in literature form other than that of educational need is strictly forbidden.
  • When spoken to by elders or teachers, pupils are always expected to stand to attention and not lounge with their hands in their pockets.
  • Students who come to school in the care of anyone such as domestic workers, drivers, etc. are not to leave the campus on their own. In case of any delay, they should report to the school office.
  • Students are not expected to loiter around once the school is over. They are also cautioned against buying anything, especially eatables, from street vendors.
  • Maximum precaution will be taken for the safety of every child. However, the school authorities will not be responsible for any unavoidable accidents in or outside the school.
  • Parents must be strict regarding their daughters returning home from school immediately after school hours. Any problem in this connection must be reported to the Principal immediately.
  • No nail polish, long nails, dirty nails, mehandi or tattoos are allowed.
  • No flowers or ornaments should be worn. Short hair must be pinned neatly. Long hair must be plaited or tied neatly with blue hair bands or blue ribbon.
  • Fireworks are not allowed inside the campus.
  • Students are permitted to stay back after school hours, only, if they are involved in sports and games, extra-curricular activities or remedial classes.
  • The management reserves the right to dismiss students who fail to make satisfactory academic progress in their studies or whose conduct is in any way detrimental to the good order and discipline of the school.
  • Students are not allowed to leave the school premises during class hours without the gate pass duly signed by the appropriate authority.
  • Damage to school property, however small, will not be condoned. Stringent disciplinary measures will be taken against such offenders. The parents will have to bear the expense of the damaged property.
  • Pupils must stand up smartly and greet teachers who enter the class room. They must also stand up when the teacher leave the class room. They must respectfully greet all the staff of the school, whenever they meet them inside or outside the school.
  • Ragging in any form is strictly forbidden. Anyone who indulges in ragging will be expelled from the school.
  • Students who are guilty of rude language towards the staff of the school, assault or attempt to assault the staff or fellow students of the school are liable to be expelled from the Institution.
  • The Principal or other constituted school authorities may frame and issue from time to time disciplinary rules of a permanent or temporary character regulating the conduct in and outside the school that seem necessary to maintain the credit, usefulness and reputation of the school.

RECENT NEWS & EVENTS

Joy of Christmas

Christmas is a season of celebration, joy and happiness. The students were eager and enthusiastic to celebrate Christmas in school after a one-and-a-half-year gap. The spark in the eyes of the students was like the bright shining star in the night sky when Jesus was born. Christmas celebrations were conducted by following all the covid protocols and the participation was limited only to students of offline schooling.
The mystery of a Friend at Christmas has its own magic. Every staff member was overwhelmed to see their santas and were thankful for the love, prayers and gifts which they had been receiving from them on 18th of December.
Online Christmas celebration was held on 22nd December by sharing a video of students enactment of skit, dance and various other cultural events. It showed us the importance of Christmas and taught us all Christmas is a celebration of sharing, love, peace, joy and happiness.

Childrens' Day

Children's day is celebrated in India on 14th November every year. It is celebrated on the birthday of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru who loved and was loved by children. Due to the present pandemic situation, a video encapsulating a plethora of events – songs, skits, and dance performances by teachers was released for students on 13th November, a day prior to Children's Day. The celebration commemorated with our Coordinators greeting the students with enthusiasm, thereafter the Principal Rev. Bro. Tomy Varghese, shared an awe– inspiring message and greeted the children on this special day, a day to celebrate the bond between teachers and students. A day marking childhood, and to make this event a memorable one for our little ones the SPAB team put together a Jaw dropping show with bubbly & amusing dances, a hilarious skit, and a few soulful renditions of songs to showcase their love and affection for our kids. The programme was a grand success with the efforts and the coordination of our beloved teachers.

Back to School

After the long turbulent period of uncertainties and apprehensions, St. Patrick's Academy opened its gates for its students of grade VI-XII on 8th November 2021, Monday. During the meetings arranged earlier with the parents, the Principal had listened to their concerns and revealed his plans for the re-opening of the school with their consent. The school had taken all possible precautionary measures for the safety of the students and Staff in the atmosphere of ongoing but slackening threat of the pandemic. RTPCR test was conducted for the students and staff for ensuring their safety. The campus and class rooms were well decorated and the students were welcomed heartily by the management and staff. It was the aspiration of our young learners, co-operation of parents and teachers and above all the strong determination of our respected Principal, Brother Tomy Varghese that made the reopening possible.