Demerit Point System
The number of demerit point(s) given is according to the severity of the offences. 1 demerit point is given for minor offences, 3 demerit points is given for serious offences and 5 demerit points is given for very serious offences.
Not doing assignments
Other attendance related offences
Using vulgar language
Improper attire and grooming
|* Students will be given 1 demerit point for each instance of latecoming from the third time onwards.|
Leaving school grounds without permission
Open defiance & rudeness
Other Serious Offence
Very Serious Offence
Cheating in tests and exams
Assault and fighting
Other theft/ damage related offences
Possession of pornographic materials
Other very serious offences
Possession of weapons
Any student who violates any school rule or flout any law within or outside the school (including hostel) will face consequences. Disciplinary actions taken are based on the severity of the offences. They include the following:
|1||Demerit points / Warning Letters||8||Public Apology|
|2||Corrective work||9||Suspension from school|
|3||Counselling||10||Referral to outside agencies|
|5||Detention||12||Caning (For accumulation of 5 or more demerit points)|
|6||Home Involvement||13||$5 fine for late submission and re-print of discipline forms (money collected to be donated to charity.|
|7||Internal Suspension (Accumulation of 5 or more demerit points and/or very serious offences) demerit points and/or very serious offences)|
Parents will be informed and warning letters will be given after the 5th, 10th and 15th demerit points are issued. For the very serious offences, parents will be informed immediately unless there is corporal punishment involved where parents/guardians will be subsequently informed of the action.
A student is liable to be expelled under any of these conditions:
When a student is recalcitrant and has accumulated more than 15 points within a year.
When safety and security of teachers and other students are jeopardised.
When the school’s reputation is tarnished
Conduct grades are given on a semestral basis. Offences committed in the first semester are not taken into account for conduct grades given in the second semester. Conduct grades are awarded based on the following criteria.
|Integrity||Respect for authority|
|Relationship with others||Attire & Appearance|
|Service to school||Discipline record|
- Students, who consistently behave in an exemplary manner, have clean discipline records, will be given Excellent conduct grades.
- Students who consistently behave well, have clean discipline records, will be given Very Good conduct grades.
- Students who behave well most of the time except for occasional instances of unacceptable behaviour (1–3 demerit points) will be given Good conduct grades.
- Students who show unacceptable behaviour quite often (4-6 demerit points) will be given Fair conduct grades.
- Students who frequently show unacceptable behaviour (more than 7 demerit points) will be given Poor conduct grades.