GUIDELINES FOR PARENTS

Prime importance is given to building a sound character in students.

The co-operation of all parents is expected in ensuring the students regular and punctual attendance, good general behavior and execution of home work.

Parents should inspect the student’s school diary regularly.

Parents/Guardians must sign the Progress Report of their wards.

Change of address of parent or guardian must be intimated to the school office in writing without delay, failing which the school will not be responsible for non-receipt of communication addressed to the parents or guardian.

Parents are welcome to visit the school. However, they are requested not to enter the classrooms during school hours without first consulting the Principal. Complaints, if any, should be made only to the Principal and not to the teacher.

  • Parents should note that occasional reports from teachers are made in the School Diary/ online message system and they are requested to sign them / respond to them.
  • Parents are required to sign the P.T.M. register and any other similar document relating to their children when requested.
  • Absence from school even for a day must be noted in the “Student’s Leave Application Form” given in the School Diary. If absence lasts for more than three days the application for leave must be made to the respective Coordinator accompanied by relevant certification of the same.
  • If a child has an infectious disease parents should keep the child at home till he/she recovers. A Medical Certificate and a Fitness Certificate must be submitted on his/her return.
  • Students who are away from school for five consecutive days without permission, may have their names removed from the register, and will be re-admitted only if there is a vacancy and on payment of the admission fee. In all cases of leave of absence, prior permission from the Principal should be obtained, except in cases of unforeseen circumstances, for which an authenticated reason should be furnished by the parent or guardian. However, granting of leave is entirely up to the discretion of the Principal.
  • Long leave from school for marriages, vacation, family functions will be sanctioned only by the Principal. Leave from School must not be prefixed or suffixed to school holidays, that is: Summer & Winter holidays. If not appropriate action will be taken.
  • Parents are welcome to visit the school and meet the teachers during school hours with the prior permission of the Principal or Coordinators and on Parent Interaction Days. Complaints relating to academics, if any, may be made either to the Coordinator or teachers.
  • Parents/guardians should bring the ID card to collect the child from the school
  • Children will not be sent with any relative/uncle/aunt/cousins/neighbors etc. without written application/authorization letter from the parents.
  • Should parents wish to meet a teacher, they must seek prior written appointment on the proforma given in the school diary. On the day specified by the teacher for the appointment, the parents should bring the school diary with them. On the day of the meeting it is imperative to present the proforma at the school gate.
  • Parents of Junior School students can meet teachers on the working Saturday of the month and parent interaction days as specified in the academic planner of the school diary.
  • The observance of rules of discipline of the school and good behaviour is an essential condition to a student’s continuance in the school. In case a student violates the school rules or indulges in any form of indiscipline, strict action like expulsion/ suspension/ rustication shall be taken against the student.
  • Students are strictly forbidden to bring or burst crackers in the school or to introduce objectionable literature and other such material into the School. Strict disciplinary action will be taken against the student found doing so.
  • Mobile Phones, cameras and all other electronic items are totally banned in school. If confiscated they will not be returned. No appeal for their return will be entertained.
  • Fine of any kind or collection or sale for any purpose whatsoever requires the prior sanction of the Principal.
  • Gifts to members of the staff or other demonstrations in their honour also require the Principal’s prior sanction.
  • Celebration of birthday parties in school and ‘continuation’ parties are not permitted.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Change in the address or telephone number of parents or guardians must be intimated to the school in writing and without delay. When communicating with the Principal, parents are requested to mention in their letter the Class, Section and Student No. of their child / children.
  • Certain festivals e.g. Id are subject to sighting of the moon. As such, parents are requested to check the Doordarshan News for announcements. Sometimes an unexpected holiday may be declared. Please check the school website.
  • Whenever excursions and picnics are organized by the school, maximum participation by students is expected. All outings are under the supervision of school staff.
  • The school is not responsible for goods lost. Therefore, it is not advisable to bring valuable articles like expensive watches, fountain pens, gold or silver ornaments, friendship bands, any other fads or too much money. Students are also advised not to leave any of the above in the class room or P.T. room.
  • Students are not permitted to wear any jewellery to school (e.g. chains, rings, bangles, bracelets etc.) Girls may wear one pair of small earrings or studs.

RECENT NEWS & EVENTS

Teachers’ Day Celebration

The students and teachers of St. Patrick’s Academy Bengaluru celebrated the Teachers’ day – virtually - on 5th September 2020. While wishing their teachers, the students reflected the thoughts of Dr.S.Radhakrishna. They presented video recorded performances of their talents with the wishes and messages of the day. The Teachers thanked Co-ordinators and Brothers for arranging a virtual celebration of the day with games and inspiring words. The messages from our Principal, Rev. Bro. Paul; Manager, Rev. Bro.Christopher, Vice Principal, Rev. Bro.John Kennedy, ignited the passionate minds of our teachers.

Independence Day Clelebrations

St. Patrick’s Academy, Bengaluru, celebrated 74th Independence Day on 15th August 2020 by observing all Covid protocols. Rev. Bro. George Xavier, Deputy Congregational Leader of the Brothers of St. Patrick, hoisted the national flag and an inspiring speech was delivered by the Manager, Rev.Bro. Christopher Dawes. Brothers from the Novitiate community, NCC cadets, teaching & non-teaching staff were present at the school to commemorate the day. Our Principal and the management team addressed the students and teachers through online and enlightened the young minds. The students exhibited their talents through videos and audios during the occasion.

Online Class

During this pandemic - Covid -19 - we, at St. Patrick’s Academy, Bengaluru, continued our mission of education through online medium for the academic year 2020-21. The management took the challenge of getting all the teachers trained in time and began our online classes as per the guidelines from the Council and Govt. of Karnataka. The students are well prepared and enthused with the idea of online classes. Our teachers are putting lot of efforts and making the class more meaningful and interesting. Online classes enable our teachers to reach out to the students more efficiently and effectively through chat groups, video meetings, document sharing, etc. during this pandemic. The students also find it easier to communicate in this mode.