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GENERAL RULES

1. Every boy has been allotted a personal number. This has also been written in his free card. Kindly quote this number in all correspondence with the college.
2. Parents/Guardians are requested to notify the College of any change in address or telephone number.
3. All correspondence to the Principal should be addressed by designation, not by name.
4. When there is heavy rain, please do not telephone the school to ask if there is a holiday. The school will function normally for those boys who are present.
5. The College is not responsible for the loss of personal belongings. It is not advisable for boys to bring valuables to the College.
6. Parents and guardians are NOT allowed to see their sons or wards or to interview teachers during College hours.
7. Students should bring the College Handbook to College everyday.
8. All students are expected to attend their classes from the commencement of the term. If a student, who has been accepted for admission, does not report in time, the offer of admission may be cancelled.
9. Every pupil is required to do assignments set in class as well as all homework set for the day. Parents are requested to ensure that homework assigned is completed on time.
10. Written work is inspected at regular intervals.
11. Classroom observation of teachers and pupils is conducted at regular intervals by the Section Heads.
12. Should a boy be injured or take ill during class hours, every effort will be made to inform the parents/guardians. The school authorities will take whatever measures are considered necessary based on the emergency.
13. Enrolment in La Martiniere College, Lucknow implies a willingness to comply with all the requirements and rules of the College on the part of both pupils and parents. The Principal has the right to suspend from attendance at school or require a withdrawal of a pupil or expel, without having to assign any reason, provided that he is satisfied that such a step is necessary in the interest of the College.
14. The Principal reserves the right to waive any of the rules contained herein, without assigning any reason for his action.
15. All disputes are subject to the jurisdiction of the Courts at Lucknow.To be one of the leading schools by providing each student with a quality education in a safe and supportive environment to achieve self-discipline, self-motivation and excellence in learning

MISCONDUCT

The following may be interpreted as gross misconduct and may result in a boy’s dismissal from the College.

  • Truancy either from Assembly or from class.
  • Habitual late coming.
  • Being incorrectly dressed.
  • Shortage of attendance.
  • Indifference towards studies.
  • Rudeness or insubordination towards the College authorities.
  • Failure to participate in the co-curricular programme of the College held during School hours (eg. N.C.C., P.T., debates, elocution,dramatics, essay, competitions, quizzes etc.)
  • Driving a motorized vehicle on the College campus.
  • The meeting of friends who are outsiders or even ex-students on the College campus.
  • Smoking or chewing of addictive substances.
  • Drinking.
  • Stealing.
  • Spitting or writing on the walls.
  • Acts of violence or abuse.
  • Reading or purveying of obscene material.
  • Vandalism or wilful destruction of College property.
  • Bringing or using mobile telephones to the College.

ATTENDANCE

The attention of parents/guardians is drawn to the following extracts from the Regulations for the Indian School Certificate Examinations: “Entry to the Indian School Certificate Examination/Indian Certificate of Secondary Education Examination) in the case of eligible candidates, who are being entered for the first time, is restricted to candidates with a minimum of 75% attendance of the working days during each year of the two year course at school (s) affiliated to the Council and registered for the (Indian School Certificate Examination/Indian Certificate of Secondary Education Examination). The last date of computing attendance at schools is February 15 of the year of the examination.”

MINIMUM ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENT

“Candidates whose attendance is below 75% of the working days are ordinarily NOT eligible to sit for the examination.” Parents/Guardians are requested to ensure that their son’s attendance at school is regular. If it is not in conformity with the regulations quoted above, he runs the grave risk of not being permitted to appear for the Final examination at the end of the year. It is the responsibility of the parents/guardians to ensure that their sons/wards attend classes regularly. NO BOY, whose attendance IS BELOW 75% OF THE WORKING DAYS in the academic year, may be permitted to appear for EITHER THE HALF-YEARLY OR THE FINAL EXAMINATION.

DISCIPLINE

  • Irregular attendance, unjustified or unexplained absence, habitual late-coming, disobedience or objectionable behaviour of any kind may result in the removal of a boy from the school.
  • School property wilfully damaged or destroyed will be required to be made good. In addition a heavy fine may also be imposed.
  • Detention Classes will be held daily up to 2.30 p.m. Parents/Guardians will be intimated the day before through the boys detained.
  • Students of the school are not permitted to drive any vehicle, other than a bicycle, while coming to the institution or while returning home from it. A breach of this rule may result in the student’s name being removed from the school rolls.

EXAMINATIONS

  • All students MUST appear for all school examinations.
  • Promotion will be decided on the performance of student over the entire year and not only on the basis of the Final examination.
  • The Progress Report Card is an official document. No separate transcripts will be issued.
  • Parents are expected to sign the Progress Report Cards and to make a note of the record of attendance.
  • No student will be permitted to leave the room while the examination is in progress.
  • In the event of an examination having to be postponed owing to unavoidable circumstances, it will be conducted on the first working day after the last examination scheduled to he held, unless otherwise intimated.
  • The use of unfair means in all examinations and/or possession of unauthorized material in a test/examination will entail the annulment of the entire result. If it occurs during a final examination, promotion will be denied. If the offence is repeated in a subsequent examination, parents/guardians will be requested to withdraw their son/ward from the school.
  • A student who renders unfair assistance to another is equally culpable and will be punished in the same manner.
  • The Principal might use his discretion to call for re-examinations of those students who have failed an examination or have failed in a particular subject.