1. Anyone who has been absent on the previous day will not be allowed to enter the class without a letter from the parent, addressed to the Class Teacher, stating the reason for an absence.
  2. Parents should fill up the ‘Record for Non-Attendance’ for each absent day from School stating the reasons for their ward’s absence.
  3. Students who have been medically unfit/sick should bring a medical certificate from their doctor on joining the school.
  4. A student, returning to School after suffering from an infectious or contagious disease, should produce a doctor’s certificate permitting him to further attend the classes. Students suffering from the following disease must observe the prescribed period of quarantine before returning to class-
    1. Chicken Pox – till complete falling off the scabs.
    2. Cholera – until the child is completely well.
    3. Measles – two weeks after the rash disappears
    4. Mumps – until the swelling has gone, about one month.
    5. Whooping Cough – Six weeks
    6. Jaundice – Six weeks after recovery.
  5. Students who require medical attention during School hours must be sent by the teacher to the School clinic with the clinic record in the organizer.
  6. Repeated absence without leave or unexplained absence for more than fifteen consecutive days renders the student liable to have his name struck off the rolls. Re-admission may be granted only after payment of a fresh admission fee.
  7. All students are expected to attend School on an opening day after the vacations. Those absent because of sickness must present a medical certificate before entering the class.
  8. It is compulsory for the students to complete 80% of the attendance in the year to make them eligible to sit for the final examination. The percentage, however, could be relaxed on medical grounds; but such students will not be eligible to receive any prizes.

A student can proceed for a long leave only after a written application is submitted to the Principal and the leave is sanctioned by him/her alone. It is to be noted that the student would have to forgo all the test/examination marks that fall during his/her sanctioned leave.

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