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.
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.
St Patrick’s Academy Bengaluru organised its 11th Investiture Ceremony on 7th November, 2020. The honourable chief guest, Rev. Bro. Christopher Dawes graced the occasion with his august presence. A spirit of unity and dynamism filled the air as the grand ceremony commenced with a prayer song followed by the lighting of the lamp. It was a solemn occasion where all the young students were well prepared to don the mantle of leadership and responsibility with utmost dedication. The senior coordinator, Miss Lucy Jacob welcomed all the invited guests. She also motivated the students by saying, "Don’t let what you can’t do, stop you, from, what you can do."
St. Patricks Academy Bengaluru, in order to reach out to the less privileged of the school community, laid foundation stone for the house for Mr. Somashekar, one of their service staff, on February 28,2020. Rev.Bro. George Xavier, Deputy Congregational Leader of Brothers of St. Patrick, led the blessing prayer of the event. The Principal, Rev. Bro.Paul and other members of the Patrician family were present there. The construction of the house has been completed and the Handing Over Ceremony of the New House to the family has been formally completed by the Principal, Rev.Bro. Paul and the Student Office Bearers on 17/10/2020 at 3.pm.