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Rules Regulation

General Rules

  • Be punctual, report to college and class on time. School begins at 9:00 a.m. If a student arrives in school after 9:00 he/she needs to report to the office to receive an admit / tardy slip. Strive to be present every college day. Parents/Guardians are not allowed to meet their children or interview a teacher during office hours without the permission of the Principal. Permission will be granted only on previous appointments as the members of the staff are not allowed leaving the class room during teaching period.
  • Respect each other at all times. Disagreements will be settled by discussing the problem and seeking a solution that is fair to all concerned.
  • Buildings and the campus will be kept clean and neat. Do not deface or damage college property. Students who vandalize the college property will make restitution.
  • Maintain order when moving to different areas. Do not run; running is a frequent cause of injuries.
  • The following are not allowed in college unless prior permission is granted by the college staff:
    • radios, cell phones, pagers and other electrical equipment
    • yoyos, darts, sling shots, and other potentially dangerous toys
    • pets
    • skateboards, roller skates, rollerblades, razors
    • valuables, extra money, computer games, items of sentimental value
    • fireworks, matches
    • weapons or expensive toys
    • gum
  • Remain within college boundaries at all times. Students leaving the campus must have a Student Pass and must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Avoid using abusive or profane language and gestures. (Disorderly Conduct, a Class B offense)
  • Do not climb trees, gates, railings, fences, and the college buildings.
  • Respect the property rights of others.
  • Leave the premises immediately after college duties/responsibilities are completed.
  • Buying/selling of personal items and trading are not allowed.
  • Parents are expected not to arrange any tuition without permission of the institution.
  • Parents/ Guardians should co-operate with the college authority by observing that their children comes neatly dressed to the College.
  • 7. They are also expected to see that their children prepare their daily lessons, do the homework and carry the necessary books to college.

Basic Classroom Rules

  • Be in your assigned seat/location, ready to work when the college bell rings.
  • Bring paper, pencils, books and all necessary supplies every day.
  • Keep hands, feet, body, objects to yourself.
  • Follow Directions
  • Respect others. Swearing, rude gestures, cruel teasing or put-downs are prohibited.

Disciplinary Guidelines

Philosophy

We believe that the best kind of discipline is self-discipline, one that comes from within rather than that which is imposed. We believe that discipline is best when it is preventative rather than punitive. In working with children, the staff will use those means that will promote and build good attitudes and respect for others.

Types of Consequences

Whenever a student violates school rules and shows disregard for their importance, college personnel will institute the consequences or disciplinary actions. The following will be considered:

  • Students will be counselled in addition to any consequence.
  • The severity of the infraction will be taken into consideration in determining the specific consequence. For example, a mild infraction may be handled with a reprimand and warning, while other infractions may warrant notification to the parents.
  • The number of times the offense has been repeated will be taken into account in determining the specific consequence. Progressive discipline will be used for repeat offenders.
  • Whenever possible, behaviour improvement plans will include natural or logical consequences of behaviour, e.g. loss of "free-time" privileges, cleaning up of graffiti.
  • The classroom teacher will refer a student to the administration when efforts to help the student have not altered the offending behaviour or when the severity of the offense requires disciplinary measures beyond the classroom.

STUDENTS’ IDENTITY CARD

College identity cards are issued annually. Students should report college authority in case any damage or loss of ID card immediately. Old identity card is to be surrendered by each student at the end of academic session of a year for renewal. The College authority reserves the right to issue a duplicate identity card in case of loss/damage of the original card.

CODE OF CONDUCT

TOWARDS COLLEAGUES:

  • The staff must refrain from any kind of criticism and gossip about their colleagues within or out of college.
  • No discrimination shall be made on the person's marital, social, financial status. There should not be any discrimination of caste/religion/gender.
  • Zero Tolerance for Harassment: Maintain a work environment free of sexual harassment, whether physical, verbal or psychological. This policy also envisages zero tolerance of any other forms of harassment or vindictive behaviour.
  • Comments which hurt a person's sentiments and doubts his/hers integrity and sincerity will not be tolerated or accepted at all. It will be dealt with very strictly by the management.
  • Policy matters regarding service rules and selection for a Unit Head / co coordinators post is based on a need and the selection procedure is democratic. Respect this process and seek whole picture when in doubt.
  • Do not air out lose comments that can create doubt, panic, rumour or unsettle the institutional process.
  • Discriminating behaviour towards colleagues will not be tolerated.

What the College Community expects of its members in all aspects of College life has a large bearing on the overall spirit and tone of the School.

The principles of the Code of Conduct are communicated to the children as part of their lessons; especially through story and the general handling of the class by the teacher.

All employees will have a copy of the Code of Conduct. Parents are made aware of appropriate aspects at the enrolment interview and at parent/teacher meetings.

It is recognised that:

  • All students and staff have rights and responsibilities
  • All students and staff have the responsibility to respect the rights of other student and staff.
  • When all rights are respected and responsibilities carried out the College will run harmoniously and efficiently and create an atmosphere of self-discipline and self- respect in which students are encouraged to develop their full potential.

staff CODE OF CONDUCT

Intended Use

This Code of Conduct is intended to be made available to the College’s staff at the commencement of their employment (e.g. preferably around induction and training) and it is to be available and/or provided to staff during the course of their employment or involvement with the college. The Code forms comprehensive directions to these employees or other workers as to the expected standard of behaviour. This Code is intended to apply to all employees and contractors and volunteers in their work with the college.

GENERAL:

  • Staff is expected to lead by example and ensure that they are upholding The R.P. College philosophy.
  • Staff is expected to be dressed in a presentable manner that is not provocative, disrespectful or offensive.
  • Helmets made compulsory for RPC staff. If coming by two wheeler without helmet staff will have to park the vehicle on the main road. If staff continue to ride two wheelers without helmet, penalty will be imposed on them. Cancellation from group medical insurance for confirmed and confiscation of the vehicle may be imposed.
  • Habitual late coming and negligence of duty will not be permitted.
  • Staff shall make or receive personal phone calls only during break time. Personal phone calls made from school phone are charged.
  • Usage of mobile phones during teaching hours is not allowed. If there is an urgent call to be made or attended, permission can be taken from the respective Unit Heads and the call can be made only in the amphitheatre. If anyone is found violating the rule, the mobile phone will have to be submitted to the security person every morning for next 5 working days. Specially assigned staff whose position requires them to contact outside world are exempted from this.
  • The internet facility is provided to update one's knowledge and keep abreast with the current development in the educational field. It should be used only for these reasons and not for any other personal requirements.
  • Net surfing for personal accounts, banned sites etc strictly not allowed. If caught for the same severe penalty to be levied.
  • If you need to surf the net for personal purpose, it can be accessed only in the office booth.
  • The staff is responsible for their computer login password and need to be careful of the same.
  • Smoking / tobacco chewing /consumption of alcohol is not allowed inside the School premises.
  • Taking private tuitions of RPC children without permission of school authorities is not allowed.
  • Teaching and Non-Teaching staff shall not part away any information of the college to any outsider, institutions, schools and any other associates, etc.
  • Non-Teaching staff including menial staff shall not take any part time jobs or take any assignment without the prior permission of the Principal /Director in writing.
  • All Teaching and Non- Teaching staff including menial staff shall not take any membership in any political parties, unions, etc without the prior permission of the Principal/ Director.
  • Teaching and Non-Teaching staff shall follow the guidelines issued to them from time to time by the Principal/ Director. In case the guidelines are not followed, the staff shall be liable for disciplinary action.