Regular attendance is important for students to be successful learners. When a student is absent, he/she misses out on the sequence of instruction and must spend extra time catching up with their classmates upon returning to school. It is mandatory for the children to have a minimum of 75% of attendance to qualify for Annual Assessment and promotion.
Punctuality: Students are required to attend school and classes on time each day. Punctuality is a measure of responsibility and SDCS deems it important that all students learn the value of being punctual.
Late Arrival/Early Exit: If a student arrives late to school or takes early exit the record for the same must be filled on page 33 and 34 (Student’s Almanac), duly signed by the parents.
Excused Absences: Absence will be excused only on grounds of health, family emergencies and justifiable personal reasons.
Students reporting late to school must obtain permission from school office before going to their class.
Students will be sent home in an emergency with a written request from the Parent/Guardian responsible, whose name has been noted in this Almanac
A doctor's certificate permitting him/her to attend school, must be submitted to the Class Teacher when the student joins after recuperating from illness
Students should take rest in case of illness during the tests. Re-examination will be allowed strictly on the basis of submitting medical certificate and relevant pathology reports
It is mandatory for a student to take prior sanction of leave in case of emergency, where he/she may be absent for a period of 15 days or more