Rules & Regulations

FOR BOYS, low trousers are STRICTLY prohibited. They should have a proper haircut.

FOR GIRLS, are not allowed to wear short shirts or jewelry in school. Cosmetics are strictly

forbidden. Streaking or dyeing of hair & hair fringe is not permitted. They should setup their hair properly, which should be free of nits and lice.
Action will be taken against children with untidy uniform / unkempt hair

(a) Withdrawal:
For withdrawal during the academic session, the parents! Guardian will be required to give one month’s notice in writing or pay one month’s fee in lieu thereof. Students withdrawn on completion of an academic session are liable to pay the fee for the summer vacation. Further, The School Leaving Certificate will be issued on submission of a written application and when all the dues have been cleared.

1 - DISCIPLINE
a) Top priority of the school is character building of the students along with excellence in academics. We are inculcating high values of morality among our students. They are therefore disciplined, well organized and prominently distinguished members of the society.

b) As such a high standard of discipline is maintained throughout the school network and there is no compromise on this issue.
c) Students found involved in any indiscipline activity, in or outside the school may immediately be rusticated/serious action may be taken against them.
2 – SCHOOL PROPERTY
a) We develop a feeling of ownership and a sense of responsibility among the students, they are expected Intake care of school building and use all school belongings and equipments very carefully.

b) Any damage to the school property by student haste is compensated by the Parents/Students.
3 – ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION
Assessment and evaluation of the students would be a continuous process throughout the year and the decision of the management would be final and conclusive in this regard. The following factors would form the basis for the promotion of students.

a) Tests and Examinations:
Tests and Examinations in all classes (except Nursery & Kindergarten) would be conducted throughout the year. Final examination would be held before the end of the academic session. Promotion would be based upon the performance in Tests / Examinations conducted during the year & Final Examination.

b) Assessment Procedure:
For Nursery and Kindergarten:

There is no formal end of term tests in these classes. Class teachers and Directresses are required to informally appraise and assess the progress of the children throughout the year. For this purpose the Directresses maintain a record of remarks regarding the progress of each child throughout the year.
In the Montessori, assessment is totally informal (i.e. there are no written tests).
In the KG classes, the Directresses and teachers occasionally give small written tests to evaluate the children.

Term Test Reports are prepared and given to parents at the end of each test. These are compiled on the basis of the written observations maintained for each child throughout the year. However, there are no Mid-Term and Final Term Examinations.

c) For Promotion to class VI or Prep I
The School gives Students an opportunity for seeking education both in “Matric” as well as “0’ Level System”. The students passing class-V (five) may decide to continue in the “O’Level System” only after securing 60% marks and 45% marksat least for the ‘Matric’ system.

4 – PARENT-TEACHER MEETINGS
a. It is essential to attend the parent-teacher meetings as and when called. A circular will be sent to the parents for such meetings.
b. In special cases e.g. lack of student’s progress, misbehavior etc., parents may be asked to attend special meetings on specified date and time. The attendance at these meetings is mandatory. An appointment slip will be sent to the parents in such cases.
c. Parents, who want to meet the class / subject teacher, will have to send a written application in the student’s homework diary for an appointment.
d. They will not be allowed to see any teacher during school hours without prior appointment.
e. Visiting hours for the parents / guardian who wish to meet the Principal / Vice Principal are: Tuesday and Thursday 09:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

ALL OTHER WORKING DAYS
by prior appointment only.
f. Only the parents/guardians are allowed to visit the school/communicate with the school authorities. Siblings, aunts / uncles or tutors will not be entertained.

5 – NEW ADMISSIONS
a. Admission in School will be governed under the Admission Policy devised by the Management from time to time. The decision of the Management in this regard would be final and conclusive.

Admission Test end Interview
At the Montessori level an informal assessment based on the child’s age is conducted. The confidence in a child and development of motor-skills are taken into consideration. A child’s gesture as how he / she sit, walks and talks have an important bearing. Being healthy and toilet trained is also a pre-requisite. The child’s speech should be clear. At the Kindergarten levels, a written test in English, Urdu and Numbers is conducted. In addition to the above, a formal interview is conducted with both the parents / guardian.

b. New admissions during the academic session would be considered only in cases of parents migrating from other places, subject to passing the admission tests.
c. At the time of admission, admission fees, annual charges and one month’s fee is payable. All the formalities should be completed no later than the date given by the school.
d. Failure to do so will result in the cancellation of admission. Vacancy will be offered to the next candidate on the merit list. Photocopy of the child’s birth certificate, copy of Parents/ Guardians CNIC, six (6) recent passport size photographs an original school leaving certificate will be required for retention in school record.
e. All information given on the school form should be correct as it cannot be changed or modified later.

6 – GENERAL INFORMATION
a. All belongings (lunch boxes, water bottles, pencil boxes, bags and books) for the Montessori & KG children must be permanently marked with the child’s name.
b. Parents must see tort that their child brings his / her, text / exercise books according to the given time table in order to avoid carrying heavy bags to school.
c. Class work notebooks will be sent home on every Friday. Parents to return the notebooks with their signature on them. Class Tests should also be signed by Parents /guardians and copies to be kept in school.
d. No verbal messages between parents /guardians and teachers will be encouraged. Parents / guardians to give a note to the teachers / Principal to convey a message.
e. The children should be provided with wholesome and healthy food in their lunch boxes. Only and junk food to be avoided. Chewing gums, suparis, gutka and other chewable are STRICTLY prohibited.
f. Any kind of valuables including jewelry, mobiles, digital diaries, camera, photo albums etc. are not allowed within the school premise, These will be confiscated if found in the possession of any student. Children are not permitted to carry big amount of money with them nor are they permitted to bring valuable articles to school. The school will not be responsible for items or money lost in the school.
g. Parents are advised to inform the school about the change of address / telephone / mobile number in writing.
h. Field trips / excursions will be arranged for the students from time for me. Field trip forms will be sent to the parents / guardians well in advance so as to seek their permission for the trip.
i. No relative or servant would be allowed to come inside the premises during school hours bringing lunch boxes or other articles of use, for security reasons and also as it causes a lot of disturbance. The watchman / guard have been strictly instructed not to accept or carry any such articles to any class / student.
The cooperation of the parents / guardian, who adhere to the school rules & regulations, will be highly appreciated.

EXPECTATIONS
Hamdard Cambridge School considers its pupils to be mature, responsible young adults and as such it sincerely makes all efforts to develop their personality. The school will help them grow to be accomplished and useful citizens of the country.

• Students are supposed to be in proper uniform.
>> Use of cosmetics & jewelry is strictly prohibited.
>> Girls must either braid their hairs or pin them properly.
>> Boys are not allowed to keep long or raised hairs or to make weird hair styles i.e. spikes.