1. School Year

The School year is divided into 2 terms

Term I Term II
April to September October to March

There are summer and winter holidays.


2. School Timings

Descriptions Summer Winter
Assembly 8:15 am 8:45 am
Classes Nursery & KG 8:30 am to 11:30 am 9:00 am to 11:45 am
Classes I & above 8:30 am to 2:00 pm 9:00 am to 2:30 pm
Note:


a) The Students must reach the school premises before 5 minutes of the morning assembly.
b) The parents should accompany their wards and clarify the reason in person, if the student is delayed due to an unforeseen contingency.
c) Late comers shall be sent back home and shall be marked absent for that day.


3. School Service

Gifted and Talented :

The gifted and talented program is designed to meet the unique needs, abilities, and talents of academically able students. Qualifying students are provided enrichment and/or acceleration within the regular classroom, and/or they may meet once a week in their buildings to engage in supplemental activities.

Guidance Counsellors :

Students having social, emotional, and behavioural difficulties may be referred to a guidance counsellor. Individual or group sessions are available. Prior to joining these sessions, the counsellor consults with teachers and parents. Parent referrals to outside agencies are made when necessary.

Instructional Support Team (IST):

The instructional support teacher convenes this group of educators when a child is experiencing difficulty in school. Teacher and special services personnel evaluate student learning, prescribe educational activities or programs to assist the child, and monitor progress. Parents are notified when students are recommended to the team and are a necessary part of the team.

Learning Support Program:

This service is provided for students who are evaluated and qualify under school guidelines. It is individually designed for the learner according to their identified needs. Some services may require assignment to a location away from the neighbourhood school.

Adaptive Physical Education:

This early intervention program is provided through our physical education teachers to kindergarten through primary grade students who demonstrate a developmental lag in perceptual and/or motor skills.

Reading Recovery:

Reading Recovery is an early intervention program for young readers. It targets first grade students who are having trouble with basic reading skills. Through the program these at-risk children work daily with a specially trained teacher to help bring their reading skills on par with the class average. Reading Recovery is a nationally-recognized program and continues to be implemented as part of the district’s elementary program.

Homework:

Homework is an integral part of the learning process and an important component of the curriculum. The purposes of homework are to provide practice and reinforcement of skills presented by the teacher, to broaden areas of interest through enrichment, and to provide opportunities for parents/guardians to know what their child is studying. Additionally, the completion of homework can encourage parent/guardian and child interaction. Each student shall be responsible for completing homework assignments as directed.


4. ID Card

Students are issued identity cards as per instructions of the school authorities. These identity cards are for the security of the students and hence should be maintained by the student for the full session. Students are expected to carry their I-Card every day to school. No student shall be allowed to enter the school premises without the I-Card, once it has been issued. In case the I-Card is lost by the student, it shall be mandatory to get a new I-Card issued on extra charge. The previous session’s I-Cards must be worn by the student till the new one is not issued.


5. Code of Conduct

Behaviour reflects the academic and social progress of a student. We expect our students to behave at all times in a manner that reflects the culture, traditions and beliefs of our society and is conductive to a positive working environment. The administration and staff of Radiance School believe that it is important to encourage and reinforce positive behavioural patterns and to discourage negative behavioural patterns, and rely upon parental support and cooperation to accomplish this objective.

1. Students should behave according to the following guidelines at all times.


a. Be punctual for school and all classes.
b. Wear correct school uniform.
c. Respect the rights of others and avoid disturbing or interrupting the class.
d. Respect and cooperate with teachers, staff and other students.
e. Complete the assigned school work.
f. Work quietly during class and follow all the instructions of the teacher.
g. Obtain the permission of the teacher before asking questions, moving, or addressing the class.
h. Have all materials required for each class.
i. Remain in class until dismissed by the teacher.
j. Keep the classroom and school premises clean and tidy at all times.
k. Avoid rough games in the playground.
l. Walk quietly and orderly in the corridors when moving around the school.
m. Respect school property and the property of others.

2. Behave in an honest and honourable manner. 3. Unacceptable Conduct the following types of behaviour are unacceptable and should be avoided at all times.


a. Displaying a negative attitude towards school.
b. Showing disrespect in any way towards religion, honour, or honesty.
c. Taking or damaging property belonging to the school or other people.
d. Defacing the walls or other school properties.
e. Smoking or involvement with illegal substances (drugs/alcohol).
f. Trespassing on school property during holidays.
g. Showing disrespect towards others.
h. Cheating during tests or examinations.
i. Falsifying school reports and certificates.
j. Dealing with videos, pictures and magazines which are unacceptable in our society.
k. Fighting, bullying or violent behaviour towards others.
l. Swearing or using abusive language.
m. Throwing or using abusive language.
n. Throwing or using objects in a manner that may hurt others.
o. Playing or looking around restrooms.
p. Chewing gums while on school premises.
q. Littering the playground or campus.
r. Any other conduct deemed in appropriate or unacceptable by the school principal/In-charge.

4. Ways to Develop and Reinforce positive behavioural patterns Teachers should always try to encourage and reinforce positive behaviour of students. Below are some guidelines that will help to develop such patterns.


a. Treat students in a fair and non-discriminatory fashion at all times.
b. Consider the age and needs of all students.
c. Develop activities that show positive behaviour.
d. Praise positive behaviour, efforts and work done.

5. Suspension from school/class for 2 days or more. Misdemeanour:


a. Smoking.
b. Displaying a negative attitude towards school.
c. Bringing fireworks to school.
d. Bringing tapes or pictures deemed inappropriate by the school.
e. Showing disrespect towards teachers.


An Appeal to Guardian :

Parents and guardian are requested to co-operate with the school authorities :
1. By seeing that the children are punctual and regular in attendance and by sending leave applications in case of absence.
2. By seeing that the child's clothes and person are neat and clean, books covered, diligent at their homework and lessons.
3. By providing the child with all the necessary books and stationery.
4. By meeting the Principal during the prescribed time to ascertain the performance of their child in school.
5. By leaving / taking the child at the entrance of the school.
6. By avoiding interviews with the teachers causing unavoidable interruption to the class.

Withdrawal :


1. Before withdrawal a student from the school an application must be made by the parent or guardian for the transfer certificate of a student and a calendar month's notice in writing is to be given.
2. No leaving certificate is issued until all dues to the school have been paid in full.




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