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Prospectus

General Information

Gospel Home School, Rishra, established in 1976, is MANAGED BY THE GOSPEL HOME SOCIETY (Registered under the West Bengal Societies Act, XXVI of 1961 No. S-18645), a co- educational English medium school run by Christian Community, children of all sects, castes and creed are admitted.

Care is taken to build the character of the pupils and to inspire them with love of morals, to train them to be gentle, to acquire the habits of cleanliness, to cultivate good manners and to prepare them to be worthy citizens of India.

Courses of studies

Gospel Home School, conducts classes from L.N to class X, and is affiliated to Council for Indian School Certificate Examination, New Delhi, (School Code WB 204), for the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education Examinations (ICSE). The curriculum includes English Language and Literature, Bengali, Hindi, History & Civics, Geography, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Applications /Economics Applications etc. Bengali or Hindi is compulsory from Class – 1 onwards as a second language. A third language is compulsory from V to VII.

Admission:

1. Owing to the large number of students in each section, the school is now not in a position to give admission to any class. Admission is only granted in Lower Nursery. (Age 3+)

2. The school does not accept donations for Admission. We have no agents who are intermediaries in the Admission process. Do not avail of assistance from them. No third party candidates will be entertained. We have no branch.

3. Parents are requested to collect the Admission Form only if age of the is child is 3+. There will be no relaxation in age, not even for one day. Those whose wards are under age and over age are advised not to collect the admission form. Such admission forms will not be accepted.

The Principal in consultation with the Managing Committee is solely responsible for the processing of applications and for the final list of selected candidates. His decision shall be final.

Parents/ Guardians are required to fill the application forms with utmost care. No subsequent changes will be permitted.

Under no circumstances will the date of birth once entered in the admission register be altered.

New candidates must be introduced personally to the Principal by the parents who will be responsible for her/his conduct and fees.

SCHOOL FEES( See fee book)

1. The school fees cover twelve calendar months and may be paid in monthly installments or in advance. Fees of September and October must be paid in September and fees of February and March must be paid in February.

2. The fee book must be duly filled up in block letters before submission of school fees.

3. No reduction is made for holidays.

4. Students are charged full fees as long as their names are officially on the rolls. Fees once paid will not be refunded.

5. The fees, if paid monthly, must be paid on or before the due date. Due dates are clearly given in school calendar, failing which, a late fee will be levied.

6. Names will be struck off from the school register if the fees are not deposited with the late fine by the end of the third month.

7. Fees for the holiday months must be paid in advance before the school closes. All dues must be paid before the school year ends.

8. Fees should be paid in cash only.

9. The school reserves the right to increase the fees at any time of the year if an increment is considered necessary.

School Uniform

The Uniform will be as follows: -

Lower Nursery

For Boys:
Blue Check short sleeves shirt with Gospel Home School monogram and blue shorts , plain black shoes and white socks. Plain blue cardigan and white stockings for winter.

For Girls:
Blue short sleeves shirt, blue check tunic with Gospel Home School monogram, plain black shoes and white socks. Plain blue cardigan and white stockings for winter.

Classes Upper Nursery to II

For Boys:
Blue stripe shirt with Gospel Home School monogram, deep blue shorts, necktie and belt (supplied from the school), plain black leather shoes and blue socks. For P.T. days—Tee shirt , white shorts, white keds and white socks. Plain blue cardigan and blue stockings/white stockings during P.T. days in winter

For Girls:
Blue stripe Frock with Gospel Home School monogram, necktie and belt (supplied from the school), Plain black leather shoes and blue socks, Blue Ribbon. For P.T. days white frock, tee shirt and divided skirt (Class II onwards), white keds and white socks. Plain blue Cardigan and blue stockings, white stockings during P.T.day in Winter.

Classes III to IV

For Boys:
Blue stripe shirt with Gospel Home School monogram, deep blue shorts, necktie and belt (supplied from the school), plain black leather shoes and blue socks. For P.T. days House Tee-Shirt (supplied from the school), white shorts, white keds and white socks. Plain blue cardigan and blue stockings, white stockings P.T. days in winter.

For Girls:
Blue stripe frock with Gospel Home School monogram, necktie and belt (supplied from the school), Plain black leather shoes and blue socks, Blue ribbon. For P.T. days House Tee- Shirt (supplied from the school) and white divided skirt, white ribbon, white keds and white socks. Plain blue cardigan and blue stockings, white stockings during P.T. days in winter.

Classes V to X

For Boys:
Blue stripe shirt with Gospel Home School monogram, deep blue long pants, and belt (supplied from the school), plain black leather shoes and blue socks. For P.T. days House Tee-Shirt(supplied from the school) , white long pants, white keds and white socks. Plain blue cardigan for winter. Low waist trousers/pants are not permitted.

For Girls:
Blue stripe shirt with Gospel Home School monogram, deep blue skirt, blue bloomer, necktie and belt (supplied from the school), Plain black leather shoes and blue socks, Blue Ribbon. For P.T. days House Tee- Shirt(supplied from the school) and white divided skirt, white ribbon, white keds and white socks. Plain blue cardigan for winter.

SCHOOL HOURS

Lower Nursery : 8:30 A.M. to 11:35 A.M.

U.N to K.G. : 8:30 A.M. to 12 Noon

Classes I to II : 8:30A.M. to 1:20 P.M.

Classes III onwards : 8:30 A.M to 2:30 P.M.

The school hours shall be from 8:30 A.M. to 2:30 P.M. on all days except Wednesdays and Sundays. Unscheduled holiday will be made up on the following Wednesday according to the class time table of the missed day. Students must be on the school premises at least five minutes before the second bell rings (8:25 A.M).

Vacation

There are three vacations during the academic year:

a) Summer vacation : May- June

b) Puja vacation : September- October

c) Winter Vacation : December- January

Vacations are given in the School Calendar. These holidays may not be extended or anticipated. Attendance on closing and reopening day is compulsory. Unauthorized leaves on the last days before vacation and delays in returning to school ,will invite a penalty as decided by the principal.

In view of the required number of working days as prescribed by the council unscheduled holidays will be made up with classes on Wednesdays as and when required.

FOR RULES REGARDING REGULARITY RECORD (ABSENCE, LEAVE, DELAY) CONDUCT AND DISCIPLINE EXAMINATION & PROMOTION LIBRARY RULES PLEASE REFER TO THE SCHOOL DIARY.

MEDICAL ATTENTION

In case a child falls sick/meets with any accident in the school premises he can be helped with immediate first aid only. The parents will be informed and are expected to come and attend immediately. It is important to give the correct contact numbers, especially when there is a change.

Others Rules Of Conduct and Discipline

FOR RULES REGARDING REGULARITY RECORD (ABSENCE, LEAVE, DELAY) CONDUCT AND DISCIPLINE EXAMINATION & PROMOTION LIBRARY RULES PLEASE REFER TO THE SCHOOL DIARY.

FOOD

a) Parents are requested to give their children the kind of tiffin that she/ he would be able to eat without messing and wasting.

b) Students are strictly forbidden to buy eatables from street vendors.

c) Smoking, drinking, chewing pan, betel nut or tobacco by students is strictly forbidden.

d) Parents are not allowed to send any food to the school for the class in which their child is studying on the occasion of his/her birthday.

EXAMINATION & PROMOTION

For rules regarding regularity record (absence, leave, delay), conduct and discipline, examination & promotion, library rules, etc., please refer to the school diary.

THE PRINCIPAL HAS THE RIGHT TO

1) Declare holiday to the school.

2) Promote or detain students.

3) Demand withdrawal of any pupil who frequently breaks school rules or whose conduct is injurious to the moral tone of the school in any manner.

4) Take disciplinary action, whenever required to ensure smooth functioning of the school.

5) Change the existing rules.

Note:The management reserves the right to modify or change the rules and regulations as and when required. The Management’s decision will be final.

GHS LIBRARY RULES

For rules regarding regularity record (absence, leave, delay), conduct and discipline, examination & promotion, library rules, etc., please refer to the school diary.

HINTS FOR GOSPEL HOME SCHOOL STUDENTS

ATTITUDE TO TEACHERS

a) Respect every teacher whether of your own class or not. Be grateful towards those who taught you in the past.

b)As a mark of courtesy you shall greet your friends, classmates and the members of the staff at their first meeting of the day.

c) Always rise when your teachers enter the class and again when they leave. If they delay in coming do not make any noise, but wait for them in your places in silence reviewing your lesson.

d) During class avoid any talking or distracting behaviour when the teacher is teaching.

e) Wish all members of the Staff when you see them at any place out of school.

ATTITUDE TO SCHOOL–MATES

a) Strive to edify your school–mates by your good example at all times. Greet your friends and classmates. In fact no sermon is more efficacious than good example.

b) Never make fun of those who are backward in their studies or any one with a physical defect. What you laugh at or despise in others may some day befall you.

c) Gladly help one another and let there be no selfishness.

BEHAVIOUR AT SCHOOL

a) Speak well of all, think well of all, do good to all.

b) Always speak well of your school and of your teachers.

c) While attending the school or public functions students shall conduct themselves in such way as to bring credit to themselves and to the institution.

d) Students shall promptly stand to a solemn attention when the National Anthem is being played/ sung at any meeting or function.

e) While leaving the classrooms do not push or shove one another. Go out in an orderly manner.

RECOMMENDATIONS TO PARENTS AND GUARDIANS

The active support and co-operation of parents in all cases shall be considered indispensable to the success of the child.
Parents/Guardians are requested to co-operate with the school authorities in the following manner.

a) By ensuring regularity and completion of homework.

b) By sending their children to school on time daily, with proper clean uniforms.

c) By developing habits to maintain neatness and cleanliness in all respects.

d) It sometime happens that children complain to their parents concerning school matters. Parents are requested to inform the principal of such matters and to withhold their judgement until proper investigation in made. A little care in such things often prevents unhappy consequences.

e) Criticizing the school and its teachers could undermine your child’s respect and love for teachers and the school. Should you have a legitimate complaint, please meet the Principal.

f) Irregular or insufficient attendance may prevent promotion – a minimum attendance of 80% is required in both academic and SUPW classes.

g) The School does not accept any responsibility for pupils left on the school premises after 2:30 p.m.

h) Parents/Guardians must see that their ward in lower classes are taken back home immediately after the classes are over.

i) Parents/ Guardians should carry the Escort Card whenever they come to collect their ward from school.This is compulsory for students of classes Lowery Nursery to II, for their security.

j) Parents and guardians may not normally meet the teachers or see their children during school hours, but in case of an absolute necessity they may do so with the consent of the Principal.

k) In case your child is unwell and not fit to come for the class tests/ revision tests , please send a leave note with a Medical Certificate for follow up within 2 days of rejoining. Under no circumstances will the child be permitted to go home after the class tests/ revision tests.

l) Parents are strongly recommended to give a packed lunch everyday to the children. Buying food outside is discouraged.

m) No cold drinks bottles or plastic bottles are allowed to be used as water bottles in the school.

n) Students from Classes III upwards are not allowed to wear coloured clothes on birthdays

o) You are also requested to be vigilant and keep a check on the kind of literature, CD/DVD, website being read and viewed by your ward.

p)Parents/Guardians threatening the school by various methods by levelling malicious or false allegations or spreading rumours or giving false information which tends to bring into disrepute the school or its employees or spreading panic among them, might result in issuing a Transfer Certificate to their ward from the school.

q) Admittance into the school premises is at the sole discretion of the school authorities, who reserve to themselves the right to refuse admission to anyone without assigning any reason whatsoever.

r) Though the school takes care of your ward while in school, the school cannot be held responsible for any self inflicted or accidental mishap/injury physical or otherwise, that may befall your ward.

s) Exemplary behaviour is expected in the school campus.

t) All communication to the school should be directed through the Principal. Telephonic conversation with teachers during school hours is NOT ALLOWED.

u) If any child has a problem with another child in the school the concerned Parent should bring the matter to the notice of the Principal or Vice-principal. One Parent should not confront another because of differences between their children.

v) Parents should respond to any call given by the school related to their child. If the parents do not abide by the rules and regulations then they will be asked to withdraw the child.

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