I. General Information :-
1. The Aim of the Institution is to impart sound education by
forming in the students habits of piety, virtue, discipline and
self-reliance during the years of their studies.
2. The school aims primarily at education of the Catholic
Christian Community around and to the extent possible
assistance to the members of all other communities irrespective
of religion / caste / creed / sex / race.
3. The lCSE Section : (Lower Nursery to Class X) prepares the
students for the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education
Examination of the Council for the Indian School Certificate
Examination – New Delhi.
The ISC (+2) Section : (Classes XI and XII) accepts students
who have passed ICSE or its equivalent and prepares students for
the Indian School Certificate Examination of the Council for the
Indian School Certificate Examination – New Delhi.
NOTE: The ISC is a separate course. Admission to it is entirely
at the discretion of the School Authorities even for the students
who have completed ICSE at Rose Bud School. A new
application is required for admission to this course.
4. Rose Bud School is an English Medium School and every
effort is made to teach the students to use English effectively as
a written and spoken language.
5. Hindi and Bengali, however, are compulsory subjects and in order
to get promotion a student must pass in either of these Languages.
6. Being a Christian Institution, it is compulsory for Catholic
Students to study Catechism and others to study Moral Science/
7. The School is not responsible for any accident or Injury of children inside the school and declines to have any responsibility beyond the school hours.
II. School Hours:-
8. Class LN -to- Class I : 08:40am -to- 12:40 pm.
Class II -to- Class V : 08:00am -to- 02:00 pm.
Class VI -to- Class VIII : 08:00am -to- 02:00 pm.
Class IX -to- Class X (Commerce) : 08:00am -to- 02:00 pm.
Class IX -to- Class X (Science) : 08:00am -to- 02:00 pm.
Class XI -to- Class XII : 08:00am -to- 02:00 pm.
9. Admittance into the school premises is at the sole discretion of the school authorities who reserve to themselves the right to refuse admission to anyone without assigning any reason whatsoever.
All communications to the school should be addressed to the
Principal : 02:00 pm -to- 03:00 pm
Administrator : 02:00 pm -to- 03:00 pm
School Office : 08:00 am -to- 03:00 pm
10. The school gate will close for each respective class/department according to the class time table, students arriving to school after the first bell will not be allowed to enter school and may be sent home for which the school will not be liable or responsible.
11. Ordinarily Admissions are granted to children for the Kinder Garten. Application Forms may be collected from the School Reception in November for admissions to other classes in case of chance vacancy.
12. New Candidates must be introduced personally to the Principal by the one who will be responsible for his conduct and fees.
13. A candidate who has attended a recognized school cannot be admitted without a Transfer Certificate from the school he last attended. Catholic students must also produce Baptism Certificate.
15. The selection of students is done as per merit system from among the eligible candidates by admission test and interview.
16. A Transfer Certificate is necessary in case of admission beyond class III.
17. Admission to higher classes is subject to availability of seats and the performance of the students in admission tests.
18. The Principal is the final authority in granting admission.
IV. Age Requirement:-
19. The students age must conform to the table below on the 1 st of April of the Academic Year.
For Admission to Age
Lower Nursery : 31/2Years
Upper Nursery : 4Years
KG : 5Years
Class I : 6Years
Class II : 7Years
Class III : 8Years
Class IV : 9Years
Class V : 10Years
Class VI : 11Years
Class VII : 12Years
Class VIII : 13Years
Class IX : 14Years
Class X : 15Years
Class XI : 16Years
Class XII : 17Years
No fresh Admission for class X and XII.
V . WITHDRAWAL AND DISMISSAL:-
20. Before withdrawing a student from the school either a month’s fee, in lieu of notice, is to be given.
21. The Transfer Certificate will be given free of charge if taken with the Report Card.
22. Certificates will be issued only on receipt of a written application to the Principal, from the parent / guardian and when all dues to the school have been paid in full.
23. Any student failing two years in succession in the same class will have his / her name struck off the Register and a Transfer Certificate will be granted.
Important Rules for Classes IX, X/XI/XII (ICSE/ISC)
24. Students must maintain 75% of Attendance in order to be promoted to the next class and must maintain 75% to appear for the Board Exam. Failure to do so will lead to disqualification and students will not be promoted, and will not be permitted to appear for the Board Exam. Failure in the Selection Exams will automatically disqualify a child from appearing for the Board Exam.
25. A student who is dismissed from the School is not readmitted.
VI. SCHOOL FEES:- (See Fee Book)
26. The School fees cover twelve calendar months and may be paid in monthly instalments or in advance. No reduction is made for holidays or broken periods. Students are liable to be charged full fees as long as their names are not withdrawn from the rolls. Fees once paid will not be refunded.
27. The fees, if paid monthly, must be paid by the 20th of every month, failing which a late fee or Rs. 20/- will be levied up to the end of the month and thereafter Rs. 30/- per month cumulatively.
28. The school reserves the right to increase the fees at any time of the year if an increment is considered necessary.
29. Admit Card for the first terminal examination will be issued prior to the month of the Examination, parents are requested to pay the school fees till the month preceding the month of the examination.
30. The school fees for classes IX to XII appearing for the annual and ISCE & ICSE examination have to pay the school fees till March by January in order to collect the admit card for the above mentioned examination.
VII. SCHOOL UNIFORM :-
31. Every student must wear a c1ean, complete and proper uniform daily. Wearing a School Uniform is compulsory for all school activities. Defaulters maybe sent back home. Low waist, Balloon, drain pipe pattern pants will not be allowed in school.
32. The RFID digital attendance system has been successfully tried and tested for classes X & XII, from this session-2019-2020 RFID cards will be provided to all students from classes Nursery to XII Students must swipe the RFID identity card on entering and departing from school. Parents will be intimated immediately about the time of entry and exit from school.
33. A Standard suggestive hair cut pattern has been fixed for the students to maintain uniformity, parents are requested to make sure students follow the same, fancy hair cut, long hair will not be permitted on any account.
34. The Sample hair cut has been marked as Annexure A in the diary for your Reference.
35. The uniform will be as follows:-
White shirt with half sleeves.
RBL monogram stitched ‘on the left side of the shirt as a full pocket.
Grey Shorts (for Nursery to Class V)
Grey long pants (for Class VI to XII) Blue tie
Plain black leather shoes with laces and white socks.
White canvas shoes on PT days. Recommended PT Uniform.
For winter: Plain light grey pullover, Blue Blazer.
Stylish hair cuts for boys is not permitted.
White blouse with half sleeves.
RBL monogram stitched on the left side of the blouse as a full pocket.
Grey pleated divided skirt is compulsory.
Plain black leather shoes and white socks.
White canvas shoes on PT days. Recommended PT Uniform.
For winter: Plain light grey pullover.
Black ribbon, (Fancy) hair band, hair clip or rubber band for the hair. Nail Polish, Mehendi, Rings, bangles, Fancy ear-rings, Bracelets etc. will not be allowed. However, Only Punjabi students will be allowed to wear a ‘Kara’.
VIII. PRIVATE TUITION :-
36. As a policy the school, forbids all private tuitions, as the pupil should be able to progress in his work as a result of good teaching.
37. Teachers are not permitted to engage in private tuitions since they will interfere with the proper execution of their school duties, including the preparation of lessons at home and the correction of exercises. Private tuitions are not to be undertaken by the class teachers or by the subject teachers concerned.
38. In case a student is exceptionally weak, assistance can be given from the school in consultation with the Principal / Administrator.
IX. REGULARITY RECORD :-
(Absence, Leave, Delay)
39. Absence from the school without prior permission will not be permitted.
40. Every effort must be made to make an absence into leave by informing about the absence on the same day and getting the diary duly signed in the leave page.
41. Reason for an absence must be entered briefly in the Regularity Record under “Absent”. Reasons of private nature may always be submitted in a letter.
42. An absence due to illness for two or more days, besides being entered in the Regularity Record under “Absent” must be accompanied by a doctor’s prescription and certificate.
43. Leave for religious ceremonies or special occasions must be obtained in advance.
44. Leave of absence is not given without a previous written application from the parent / guardian stating the reason, which must be a serious one. Such reasons as birthdays, excursions, festivals, weddings, time to stay for an examination, are not considered sufficient.
45. A leave granted must be recorded in the Regularity Record under ‘Leave’ in the calendar. This must be signed by the Principal/ Administrator.
46. Late arrival to school is a breach of discipline. A student who comes late to school must enter the date and time of arrival into the Regularity Record under ‘Late’.
47. Five late arrivals may be condoned with a fine of ` 5/- per day. Then late arrivals may lead to suspension from the school.
48. The School declines all responsibility if through failure to produce a letter giving reasons for his / her absence of delay the student is obliged to return home during school hours.
49. Permission to attend class, for absentees and late-comers, is granted when they show the teacher in charge the Regularity Record duly counter-signed by the Principal / Administrator.
50. It is mandatory for a student to attend the school on days marked “Compulsory Attendance”. In case of sickness / eventualities the matter must be notified to the Principal with relevant documents.
X. OTHER RULES OF CONDUCT AND DISCIPLINE:-
51. School begins with the Morning Assembly and students must be on time for it and be present in the Assembly Hall. Students must go to class from the assembly in silence according to class.
52. Every student must have a School Diary which has to be brought to school every class-day.
53. No student will be allowed to leave the school campus during school hours except on the strength of a letter of authorization from his parents / guardians.
54. Students are to address their teachers and all members of the School Staff with due respect and politeness. Arrogant and Challenging behavouring towards teaching or non-teaching staff is not desired.
55. On their way to and from school, students must behave in a proper manner with due honour to the name of the school.
56. Smoking, chewing pan, chewing gum, betel-nut or tobacco etc. are strictly forbidden within and outside the school premise.
57. Students are not allowed to bring fancy items such as electronic gadgets, fancy watches, toys, digital diaries, cell phones, cameras, walkman, belts with stylish buckles earring etc.
58. Any damage to school property must be made good by the student concerned.
59. No books, periodicals, comics, printed matter of an objectionable nature, audio cassettes, video cassettes, and CDs must be brought into the school. All printed materials (except those mentioned in the school book list) when brought into the school must be presented to the Principal for approval and may be retained in the school and read only if it bears the signature.
60. Students are responsible for the safe custody of their own books and belongings. Each article should be marked with the student’s name.
61. Every student attending school is obliged to take part in curricular activities organized by the school.
62. For students of Classes IX to XII, active participation in any one of the Youth Groups/Clubs in recommended.
63. Students must speak only in English within the school campus. Action will be taken against those found speaking vernacular in the school campus.
XI. FOR PARENTS / GUARDIANS:-
64. Parents retain their rights and duties in the education of their children, even though they delegate them in part to the school. The support and collaboration of parents are in all cases considered indispensable for the success of the work of education carried out by the school.
65. Parents / guardians are requested to co-operate with the school authorities:
– by urging their wards to be regular and punctual in attendance.
– By checking the School diary on a regular basis.
– By seeing that their wards are diligent at their homework and lessons.
– By not engaging a private tutor without consulting the school authorities.
– By insisting on neatness and cleanliness in their text books, exercise-books and personal appearance.
– By occasionally interviewing the Principal/Administrator to discuss the progress’ of their wards.
66. Periodic reports, and the Report Cards, will keep parents / guardians informed of the progress of their wards. These reports are to be signed and returned on time. Delays may result in students being sent back home.
67. Parents will not be allowed to meet the Principal/Administrator during the examination time. They must avail the time after the examination on a particular day with a prior appointment.
68. Parents / guardians are not allowed to see their wards or to interview teachers during class hours without the special permission of the Principal / Administrator.
69. Parents / Guardians are not allowed to enter the class on any account.
70. Parents/Guardians must see that their ward (s) is (are) taken home immediately after the classes will give over.
71. Children will not be allowed to go out during tiffin break.
72. Parents must submit an application for Birth Certificate/transfer Certificate or any other record from the school.
73. Parents can meet the Principal between 02:00 pm – 03:00 pm.
74. All communication to the school should be addressed to the Administrator. In all such communications besides ID number, Name, Class, Section and Roll Number of the student must be quoted.
75. Parents are requested to register all complaints in the Complaint Register kept at the reception. Please allow a processing time of 48 hours after which the parent concerned will be contacted directly by the school authorities. On no account will any Parent / Guardian make / discuss a complaint to any Teaching / Non-Teaching staff.
XII. RBL LIBRARY RULES:-
76. Strict silence and order must be observed by all in the library.
77. A student must have his/her Library Card to enter the library.
78. All articles and personal belongings must be left outside when entering the library. Only a copy-book, School Diary and library books, if to be returned, may be taken into the library.
79. Only one book will be issued per card and no student can take a book on another’s card. A book can be kept for one week only and subsequently renewed if required for the second week.
80. Books exclusively for reference are not to be taken out of the library. They remain available to students all the time.
81. Before leaving the library, every student must submit their books for scrutiny..
82. All magazines, reference books(s) used while in the library must be put back into the proper place after reading.
83. Books borrowed from the library must be returned directly to the librarian. They must not be circulated. A student who circulates books borrowed from the library may have his library card withdrawn and may be fined as well.
84. If any defect is noticed in a book that is being borrowed, the librarian should be notified. Failure to do this checking renders one liable to be considered responsible for the defect noticed on the return of the book. Fines will be imposed for damages done to books and articles in the library.
85. Books lost must be replaced by the borrower.
86. A remark will be entered in the library page of the School Diary for every books returned late. Three such remarks will result in the confiscation of lending card and a fine of ` 50/-
87. No fine will be charged for books overdue if a letter can be produced showing that the borrower has been absent for valid reasons.
88. Library cards are distributed once a year, in April. A lost card may be replaced by a new one but a fine of ` 50/- will have to be paid in the school office.
89. No books may be retained during the Summer, Puja and Winter Vacations.
XIII. RBL COMPUTER CENTRE RULES:-
90. The Computer Center is a place of learning and serious work. Silence is a very necessary element. OBSERVE STRICT SILENCE.
91. Dust is the greatest enemy of the Computer. REMOVE SHOES BEFORE ENTERING THE ROOM. WEAR CLEAN SOCKS.
92. Take nothing into the’ computer room without the prior permission of the teacher.
93. The computer is a complicated electronic instrument which is learned through instruction and operation. FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTION OF THE TEACHER CAREFULLY.
94. The Computer is a very delicate and expensive machine. Damages must be paid for by the student. Report immediately any kind of defect or damage, so that prompt action may be taken and the machine is available for the next user.
95. Computer time is precious. Don’t waste it.
96. Students should strictly observe the following rules when they are in the laboratories.
97. No students will be allowed to handle any instruments / apparatus without the permission of the Teacher / Laboratory Assistants.
98. The student will be explained the scientific principle involved in the experiments and initially they will only be allowed to view the experiments only when the concerned teacher is satisfied that the experiments are safe for the students.
99. Students are advised to be extra cautious while handling the equipments / apparatus / chemicals in the laboratories. Students who flout the laboratory rules will not be allowed to enter the laboratories.
100. Silence and discipline shall be strictly maintained in the laboratories. Those students who are noisy and who do not behave properly will be penalized.
101. Rough handling of the instruments in the laboratories will not be tolerated. Report /complaints of laboratory assistants will. be taken seriously by the school authorities.
102. The students who break / damage instruments will have to pay for them.
103. Instructions of the teacher and laboratory assistants should be strictly followed by attending students, failing which, they will not be allowed to do their practical / laboratory work.
XV. ATTITUDE TO TEACHERS :-
104. Respect every teacher whether of your own class or not. Be grateful towards those who taught you in the past. Show your teachers those exterior signs of reverence to which they are entitled, such as, greeting them whenever you meet them.
105. Be convinced that your teachers deeply feel their serious obligation of promoting your welfare in the best way they possibly can ,and that in advising, commanding and correcting you, they have nothing else in view but your own good.
106. Use of abusive language, fighting in the school or out of school, destroying school property, thieving or any in disciplinary conduct will lead to suspension from school followed by a transfer certificate depending on the severity of the insubordination, the principals decision regarding the same is final.
107. Always rise when your teachers enter the class and again when they leave. If they delay in coming do not make any noise, but wait for them in your places in silence reviewing your lesson or reading some good book.
108. During class avoid whispering or interrupting.
XVI. ATTITUDE TOWARDS SCHOOL-MATES:-
109. Strive to edify your school-mates by your good example at , all time.
110. Never make fun of those who are backward in their studies or not so quick to grasp their lessons. Let there be no ridiculing of any-one on account of his physical defect.
XVII. BEHAVIOUR AT SCHOOL:-
111. To write or draw on the blackboard (except when called upon to do so), to write offensive words, to soil walls or maps or anything else, are things absolutely to be avoided.
112. Take great care of your text-books, copy books and other belongings. Beware of appropriating your neighbor’s property: Should you find a lost article give it at once to the Administrator.
113. The school is not responsible for loss of any books, pencil, copies, clothes ,musical instruments, etc.
114. Keep the floor clean by allowing no paper or ink to fall on it.
115. Always speak well of your school and of your teachers. Breaking this rule could lead to serious consequences.
XVIII. MOTOR VEHICLE:-
116. No student under the age of eighteen years shall drive a motor vehicle in any public place. No owner or person in charge of a motor vehicle shall cause or permit any student/person who does not satisfy the provisions of motor vehicle Act to drive the vehicle to and from school.
XIX. SOCIAL MEDIA:-
117. It has been found off late that students are very much inclined to social media and often misuse the same by uploading, sharing and participating in wrongful activities considered to be of criminal nature according to the Cyber Crime Act. Any student who sends, by means of a computer resource or a communication device,
(a) Any information that is grossly offensive or has menacing character / defaming the name of the institution.
(b) Any information which he knows to be false, but for the purpose of causing annoyance, inconvenience, danger, obstruction, insult, injury, criminal intimidation, enmity, hatred or ill will persistently by making use of such computer resource or a communication device.
(c) Any electronic mail or electronic message for the purpose of causing annoyance or inconvenience or to deceive or to mislead the addressee or recipient about the origin of such message, shall be suspended from school for any term which may extend up to giving Transfer certificate. Explanation -For the purpose of this section- electronic mail|| and _electronic mail message means a message or an information created or transmitted or received on a computer system, computer resource or communication device including attachments in text, image, audio, video and any other electronic record, which may be transmitted with the message must not contain any such intolerable offensive information.
(d) Necessary action which may extend to a transfer certificate may be given in case of breach of the Cyber Crime Act.