Administration :  Tel: 435 5885

Rector : Tel 435 5242

1.  A pupil is under school discipline from the moment he leaves home in uniform  for                school until the time that he is back at home.

2. The misbehavior of a pupil on his way to school and back home is considered more serious because then any offence or form of misbehavior is in violation of both internal  school rules and external regulations governing the attitude that a pupil is expected to adopt towards outsiders and the public at large.  The offence in the latter case throws discredit on the good name of the college,

3. A pupil must see to it that his behavior in the bus or whenever he represents the                  college outside is impeccable.

4. The Uniform
​(a) A pupil of the college must wear the school uniform on all occasions when he is under school discipline.  The rule holds good for all school functions/activities such as Sports Day, Prize Giving Ceremony, Cross –Country, Flag Raising Ceremony, Examinations, last school day, etc.
(b) The uniform consists of a plain white shirt (long sleeved or short sleeved) and plain black trousers.  Jeans are not permitted.  White T-shirt and black shorts should be worn for Physical Education.
(c) Tracksuit will not be accepted as school uniform.  It is meant only for P.E. classes.
(d) A pupil failing to wear the school uniform may be sent back home to get properly dressed           or face disciplinary action.
(e) Tidiness of presentation matters a lot and a pupil is expected to be well groomed at all               times.

5. School Hours
(a) School starts at 8.00 a.m and ends at 14.30.  Form I and II are released five minutes earlier, that is, at 14.25 p.m.  A pupil who comes after 8.05 a.m is considered late.
(b) No pupil is allowed to leave school premises during school hours without having obtained the permission of the Rector or Deputy Rector and accompanied by Responsible Party. Any pupil caught outside school premises during school hours will be punished.

6.  (a)  The school day begins with the Morning Assembly which lasts from 8.00 to 8.10 a.m.
      (b) The Form Period
            The attendance of the pupil is recorded by the
            Form Teacher from 8.10 a.m to 8.15 a.m.

7.     Punctuality and Lateness
(a)  If a pupil turns up after the Form Period, he will be marked absent.  He must, therefore,         fill in the lateness book found in the Administrative Block before entering the classroom.

(b)  Pupils should be in their respective classes by 8.10 a.m. for the Form Period.  As soon as the bell rings to mark the end of the short break or long break, pupils should proceed without delay to their respective classrooms.  If they have to move to other rooms between periods, they should do so without undue delay.  After 8.30 a.m pupils will be admitted to class only after having received written authorization from the Rector or Deputy Rector.

(c)  Such excessive lateness, if repeated and if no explanatory letter from the Responsible           Party is submitted, will lead to disciplinary measures.

8.  Shirking Classes
  (a)  Any pupil caught shirking classes at any time
        (i)  will be given two Saturday detentions;
        (ii)  in case of relapse, will be sent back home and should return accompanied by his                  Responsible Party; and
       (iii)  If caught a third time, will be rusticated.

9.   Absences
   (a)  All absences must be explained in writing immediately on the day on which a pupil                comes back to school.  The pupil hands over to the Form Teacher.
   (i)  the letter of explanation and 
   (ii)  the absence Card duly filled in by the Responsible Party.
It is the Responsible Party’s duty to send this letter and it is the pupil’s duty to hand over the letter and the Absence Card to the Form Teacher.  Should no letter be submitted at latest on the second day after the pupil has returned to school, disciplinary measures will be taken.
   (b)  All absences of more than three consecutive days must be covered by a medical                       certificate which must reach the Rector on the fourth day of absence.
  (c)  A pupil who is officially absent has no right to be on school premises or to attend                        classes.

10.  Truancy
  Missing from classroom and /or running away from` school is considered as very serious and will be dealt with accordingly.  Here, as in all cases f punishment, failure to turn up for a punishment shall lead to temporary suspension from school.  The banal excuse of private tuition is inadmissible.

11.  School Assembly 
  (a)  As the school Assembly is an important feature of school life, it must be attended by all pupils.  Shirking such an Assembly is a serious breach of discipline, and is therefore punishable,
  (b) The behavior of all pupils should be irreproachable on such an occasion.  They must be fully alert and attentive as important instructions may be communicated to them.  Failure to comply with such instructions may entail disciplinary action.

12.  Detentions
  The invariable rule is that a detention must be carried out, if not, the punishment shall be increased, and, if insubordination, persists, temporary suspension shall be envisaged.  A detention consists of one hour in the afternoon and three hours on Saturdays, from 8.30 to 11.30 hours.  A pupil must bring all necessary writing material, do the work as set by the teachers, and produce sufficient work.

13.  Temporary Suspension
  Temporary suspension, also called ‘Rustication’, is not a regulation of the college but a law of Mauritius (Regulation 13-(1) of Education Ordinance).  This measure is the last before expulsion and is applied in the case of very serious offences.

14.  Very Serious Offences
  Insulting members of staff :- teaching, administrative and ancillary; threats of violence, intimidation, abusive language, tampering with and damaging college property, cheating at tests or examination, falsifying signatures, forging documents, leaving school without permission, shirking classes, prolonged periods of unexplained absences, failure to carry out detentions, insubordination, reading or being in possession of pornographic materials, stealing under any form, acts of vandalism, subversion or intimidation, obscenity, hooliganism, drug addiction or trafficking and misbehavior in stadiums and in public shall be considered as very serious offences that can lead to immediate suspension and ultimately to expulsion.
15.  A pupil who has got a police case is automatically expelled from school.

16.  Any form of indecency may entail immediate suspension/expulsion.

17.  Cleanliness
              As a measure to promote cleanliness in the school, any pupil caught throwing away litter in school premises will be punished by a detention.  If the offence is repeated a more severe punishment will be inflicted.

18.  Ornaments, dyeing of hair, etc.
  (a)  Earrings and other ornaments are not allowed.
  (b)  Dyeing of hair is not allowed.

19.  Physical Education
  P.E. classes are compulsory for all pupils.  Requests for temporary exemption should be made in writing by the Responsible Party, stating clearly the reason.  Requests for longer periods of exemption will be entertained only if they are backed by a valid medical certificate.  Parents are advised to inform the administration if their wards are suffering from any medical problems.  All pupils must change into their P.E. outfit: Vests T-shirts , short and training shoes for their P.E classes.  Form I pupils must buy white T-shirts and black shorts.  Responsible Parties should submit to the school administration via the Form Teacher, or directly to the Usher, a letter specifying whatever illnesses/medical problems from which their wards may be suffering (e.g. asthma, some deafness, wearing of a hearing aid, etc).  This letter will be treated as confidential and only the appropriate people will be briefed thereon.  This measure will permit school staff help the child if circumstances demand it.

20.  Absence of Teachers
  If a teacher is absent, pupils must wait in the classroom for another teacher to replace the absent one.  They do not have the right to leave the classroom to go elsewhere or play games.  The class captain/vice class captain only must contact the Usher immediately in connection with the replacement.
21.  Library Period
  If the library is closed, pupils must return to their classroom, where they will be supervised by a replacement teacher.  On no account should they loiter in the yard or near the canteen.
22.  No pupils shall leave his normal classroom for another except with the written                approval of the Rector or Deputy Rector.

23.  Pupils absent from classrooms when a teacher is absent shall be considered to be         missing from classroom – the explanation “there was no teacher” is unacceptable.​

24.  Pupils are not authorized to make changes in the timetable or mare arrangements          with staff in order to leave school earlier.

25.  For practical purposes, in the absence of the class captain, the vice captain takes over; if both are absent, the student council representative takes over and he is also in charge of the attendance card.

26.  If a class captain/vice class captain fails to carry out his duties properly, the                  Rector will choose a more reliable pupil.

27.  Request for Early Leaving
Request for early leaving because of a religious ceremony or other will not be granted unless the Responsible Party comes to meet the Rector.  As far as possible, appointments with doctors or dentists should be scheduled outside school hours.

28.  Parents/Responsible Parties who call at school to seek permission for early departure of their wards must bring along with them their Identity Cards.  On no account will pupils be authorized to leave school with people other than parents or Responsible Party.

29.  Behaviour outside School
Pupils must behave properly at the bus-stop, in the bus and at all sports meetings and in all activities such as debate competitions, talks etc. in which the school may participate.  Severe measures like rustication will be taken in case of misbehavior outside school, specially in the bus.
30.  Disciplinary Measures
  (a)  One hour detention:  This punishment is carried out after school hours on a specific day.  Responsible Parties are informed of this punishment after it has been carried out through a detention form which their wards will give them to sign and return to the Usher on the following working day.
  (b)  Saturday detention:  This punishment is given for gross misbehavior, for repeated failure to submit work and for failure to carry out a one-hour detention.  It I carried out on Saturday mornings between 08.30 hours and 11.30 hours.  Responsible Parties are informed beforehand.
  (c)  Special Report:  In case a pupil misbehaves repeatedly, he is put on Special Report.  His conduct and work are then closely monitored by the parents concerned, the teachers and the Rector.
  (d)  Rustication:  If a pupil’s conduct does not improve after having been on Special Report, he is rusticated from school for a specific period of time.
  (e) Expulsion:  This is the final step in the punishment process.  On the Rector’s recommendation, the Ministry can expel a pupil from school.  All cases of detention, special report and rustication will be recorded in the student’s personal file.  Pupils with unfavourable records will not be allowed to participate in school activities.

31.  Student Pass
     The student pass is a valuable document.  If it is lost, the student must report the matter to the Police after having obtained a memo from the Usher so that a new one may be issued.

32.  Personal belongings
  (a)  Pupils are expected to look after their personal belongings.  They should not bring large sums of money and valuables to schools. Under no circumstances will the school administration be held responsible for any losses incurred by pupils on school premises.  Mobiles Phones will be confiscated if they are heard ringing in class or pupils are caught playing games on them.
(b)  No pupils should bring electronic games, ipods, psp or any such device.  Use of mobile phone on school premises is strictly prohibited.
33.  Miscellaneous
No pupil is authorized to leave the school premises during school hours except with the Rector’s written permission.

34.  However, a pupil is authorized to leave classes for sports purposes or because he has to play or train for the college.  In such cases, he must obtain a written note from the Sports Officer and inform the teachers concerned.  He is advised to keep this note so that he may not be reported missing from classroom.

35.  The above also applies to pupils who are engaged in an approved project.                     Written authorization from the Rector will have to be obtained, as usual.

36.  No pupil shall stay after school hours on college premises except with the Rector’s        written permission.

37.  All activities implying financial transactions must be carried out under the control of a member of the staff (or more) who is directly responsible to the Rector for any such transactions (e.g badges, jackets, excursions, schools camps, etc.)

38.  Whenever pupils write to the Rector, the name and the form of the pupil should be         clearly inserted in the letter and not on the envelope.

39.  All library books, challenge trophies, sports equipment etc. must be returned to the        school at the appropriate time periods.

40.  Whenever a cyclone warning class 2 is in force before the beginning of a school day, pupils must not come to school.  This applies also if there is a general paralysis of transport services.  Directives given by the Ministry must be always observed.  If at home already a child is so ill/weak that he cannot follow classes, parents must do what is necessary.

41.  Pupils are expected to give an annual contribution of Rs 300/- to the P.T.A. in the first week of the academic year.  Form I and newly admitted students are expected to pay Rs 200 as entrance fee.

42.  Withdrawal
   In case they withdraw their wards from the school, parents should write an official letter to that effect to the Rector.

43.  Change of Address
Whenever there is a change of address it is the duty of the Responsible Party to inform the school of it.

44.  Alcoholic drinks, cigarette, drugs
   Alcoholic drinks, cigarette and drugs are strictly forbidden on school premises.  Severe actions will be taken by the school authorities.  This will automatically lead to rustication.

45.  School property
It is a serious offence to willfully damage school property.  If any pupil is found guilty of damaging school property, he will be 
(i)  Rusticated immediately;
(ii) Asked to meet the cost of repairs; and
(iii) In case of no refund, the case will be referred to the Police.

46.  Transition points
  In between periods when there is a change of subject, pupils are expected to get ready for the next class.  They should not make excessive noise or move about in the classroom or on the landings.  If they have to leave their classroom for the Library, P.E. classes etc., they should not create any disturbance on the way.

47.  The Report Book
  The report book is an official document belonging to the school.  It will therefore always be kept at school.  It will therefore always be kept at school.  End of term/year examination results will be issued in Report Sheets to be kept by pupils.

48.  The Journal
  Journals are available at the office.  It is compulsory to have a journal.  Parents should consider the journal as a link between the school and themselves.  All daily notes and official instructions are inserted in the journal.  Parents are advised to check the journal everyday for notes given in class and for remarks inserted by teachers in case a pupil misbehaves or does not submit homework.

Since​ compliance with these Rules is indispensable for the smooth running of the school, there will be no compromise when the rules are broken.