Amenity Public School Amenity Public School

School Policies

1. Mission and Vision

Mission Statement: “I don’t teach my children, I create conditions for them to learn.” Amenity Public School is committed to providing a nurturing and inclusive environment that fosters academic excellence, personal growth, and social responsibility.

Vision: To empower students with the knowledge, skills, and values necessary for success in an ever-changing world.

2. Academic Policies

Curriculum: The school follows a comprehensive and dynamic curriculum that aligns with national educational standards, promoting intellectual curiosity and critical thinking.

Assessment and Grading: Assessment methods are designed to measure students’ understanding and growth. Grading systems are transparent and reflect academic achievement accurately.

3. Attendance and Punctuality

Attendance: Regular attendance is crucial for academic success. Parents/guardians are encouraged to notify the school in advance for any absences. The students are responsible for making up missed work.

Punctuality: Timely arrival to school and classes is expected. Tardiness disrupts the learning environment and may result in consequences outlined in our attendance policy.

4. Code of Conduct

Respect: Students, staff, and parents are expected to treat each other with respect, courtesy, and consideration.

Integrity: Academic honesty and personal integrity are values upheld by all members of the school community.

Responsibility: Everyone is accountable for their actions, and students are expected to take responsibility for their academic and behavioural choices.

5. Discipline and Behaviour

Behaviour Expectations: Clear guidelines on acceptable behaviour, including consequences for violations, are outlined in the school's code of conduct.

Conflict Resolution: Procedures for resolving conflicts in a fair and constructive manner are in place, encouraging open communication and understanding.

6. Safety and Security

Emergency Procedures: Detailed protocols for various emergency situations, including fire drills and lockdowns, are communicated and practiced regularly.

Visitor Guidelines: Strict procedures are in place for visitors to ensure the safety and security of students and staff.

7. Technology Use

Internet Safety: Guidelines for responsible and safe use of technology, including internet safety, are emphasized to students, and parents are encouraged to actively monitor online activities.

8. Extracurricular Activities

Participation: Students are encouraged to engage in a variety of extracurricular activities to enhance their overall development.

Sportsmanship: Participation in sports and other activities is coupled with expectations of good sportsmanship, teamwork, and respectful behaviour.

9. Parental Involvement

Communication: Open communication between school and parents is essential. Regular updates, parent-teacher conferences, and other communication channels are utilized.

Volunteer Opportunities: Parents are invited to participate in school activities, events, and committees to foster a strong school-home partnership.

10. Review and Amendments

These policies are subject to periodic review and may be amended as needed to reflect changes in educational laws, societal norms, and the evolving needs of our school community.

11. Inclusive Education

Diversity and Inclusion: Amenity Public School values and celebrates diversity. We are committed to providing an inclusive learning environment that respects and embraces the differences in our student body.

Special Education Services: The school provides appropriate support and accommodations for students with diverse learning needs, in collaboration with parents and specialists.

12. Health and Wellness

Healthy Lifestyle: Amenity Public School promotes healthy living habits, including nutritious eating, physical activity, and adequate rest.

Illness and Medication: Guidelines for managing student health, including the administration of medication and communication of illness, are outlined to ensure the well-being of all students.

13. Uniform and Dress Code

Uniform Policy: Students are required to adhere to the school's uniform policy, promoting a sense of unity and pride in our school community.

Dress Code: Clear guidelines regarding appropriate dress are provided to maintain a positive and respectful learning environment.

14. Transportation

Transportation Safety: Students using school transportation are expected to follow safety rules and guidelines.

Drop-off and Pick-up Procedures: Clear procedures for drop-off and pick-up, including designated areas and times, are communicated to ensure the safety and efficiency of these processes.

15. Bullying and Harassment

Anti-Bullying Policy: Amenity Public School has a zero-tolerance policy for bullying and harassment. Clear definitions, reporting mechanisms, and consequences are outlined to create a safe and inclusive environment.

Cyberbullying: The school addresses and educates students on the impact and consequences of cyberbullying, both within and outside the school premises.

16. Environmental Responsibility

Sustainability Practices: Amenity Public School is committed to environmental responsibility. Students and staff are encouraged to adopt eco-friendly practices, such as recycling and energy conservation.

Outdoor Education: The school promotes outdoor learning experiences to foster an appreciation for nature and the environment.

17. Student Leadership and Governance

Student Council: Opportunities for student leadership and governance are provided through a Student Council. Elections and responsibilities are conducted to encourage student participation and responsibility.

Student Rights: The school acknowledges and respects the rights of students, providing avenues for student voice and participation in decision-making processes.

18. Community Engagement:

Community Partnerships: Amenity Public School actively seeks partnerships with local organizations, businesses, and the broader community to enrich educational experiences and opportunities.

Community Events: The school organizes and participates in community events to foster a sense of community and strengthen connections among students, staff, and parents.

19. Communication Protocol:

Communication Channels: Clear communication channels are established, including newsletters, emails, and an online portal, to facilitate effective communication between the school and parents.

Parent-Teacher Conferences: Regular parent-teacher conferences provide opportunities for discussing student progress and addressing any concerns collaboratively.

20. Professional Development:

Staff Development: The school invests in ongoing professional development opportunities for staff to enhance teaching practices, stay updated on educational trends, and contribute to the school's continuous improvement.

Note: Amenity Public School is committed to fostering a comprehensive and enriching educational journey for our students. The policies have been formulated to uphold our core values, ensure a secure and nurturing atmosphere, and enhance the overall welfare of our school community. We invite all stakeholders to actively participate in the realization and enhancement of these policies. These guidelines aim to establish a constructive and supportive learning environment.