The School believes that proper communication with parents is an important step towards ensuring proper safety and security of our kids. We have send circulars to all parents regarding measures adopted by the school as well as measures expected from their end. This document is one such reassurance on defining the procedures adopted for the safety of our children.
Students’ grievances may be referred to this committee comprising of representatives of the Management Committee, Parent Community and School Staff.
The school has issued an ID card to all parents with photo of the student (child) and both the parents. The school advises all parents to bring these ID card(s) to collect their children from school. As a policy, the school ensures that all children up to standard III are handed over to parents at the end of the day by their class teachers.
In case, the parents are unable to come to collect their child and have assigned this task to one of their family members or a representative, the ID card should compulsorily be brought to school by them. The school also advises parents to inform the school office (over phone) about their absence and the subsequent arrangement being made.
All teachers and non-teaching at St. Patrick’s Academy are provided with ID cards. The drivers of the school bus are also provided with uniform and ID cards. The conductors of the school bus are all women staff and they are also provided with ID cards.
The school has verified the background of all bus drivers and conductors. Staff verification for all non teaching staff is performed with the help of Police. The school also maintains a record of these verification records for its internal verification.
We have implemented GPRS technology in all school buses. The parents are sent SMS-s on the location of the bus, both, for safety and informative purpose. Parents are requested to bring the Parent ID card while collecting their children at the pickup points. This is especially compulsory when they send representatives for pick-up. Also request parents to inform the conductor well in advance about their decision to send a representative to collect the child.
St. Patrick’s Academy, Bengaluru celebrated the 72nd Republic Day in the school premises on 26th Jan 2021 in the presence of NCC, the Brothers, the teaching and the non-teaching staff. The Indian National flag was unfurled by Rev. Br. George Joseph, Vice President of the Educational Society of the Brothers of St. Patrick followed by the day’s message by him. The Principal, Rev.Br. Paul, addressed the gathering. A rally was conducted by the NCC to build awareness on E-Waste Management in and around Kodathi. There was a virtual celebration for the Kindergarten section.
A one of its kind, virtual Christmas Program was organised this year for the students of St. Patrick’s Academy. The program revolved around the theme of hope and captivated the audience with mesmerising performances by students and teachers alike. The distinguished chief guest for the event Fr. Therese Babu also offered a beautiful message of hope to all during these trying times. The program had a variety of Christmas carols, Skits and dance performances which brought out the Christmas spirit in the best way possible. Happy Christmas and Prosperous New Year Greetings to all !!!
Childhood is about innocence and kindness. It is all about joy and fun, with this rejuvenating thought in our minds, we celebrated Children’s with great enthusiasm and zeal. The Covid 19 pandemic couldn’t stop us from showering our love and blessings on our young Patricians. The teachers put up a great show and organized the Virtual Children’s Day Program for their dear students. It was a fun frolic celebration packed with melodious songs, humorous skit and entertaining dance performance by our teachers. We also witnessed the interviews of our respected Principal Rev.Bro. Paul, Vice Principal Rev. Bro.Kennedy and Manager Rev. Bro. Christopher wherein they shared the beautiful memories of their childhood and inspired the children by their motivating words.