Through this policy we aim to enable our students to be resilient, resourceful, responsible learners who have the confidence, skills and attitude to be successful life-long achievers. We aim to promote a nurturing yet challenging learning culture that helps them develop as mindful global citizens. Specifically, the aim is to enhance student outcomes as they learn at Sacred Heart International School, Marthandam. Following are the learning outcomes from asynchronous teaching:
How do we define conflict?
Conflict can arise through personal differences between individual pupils, problems from outside school interwoven with school life or from difficulties arising from the breakdown of relationships between individuals or groups of pupils. The ultimate purpose of this internal procedure is to encourage the healthy growth and development of SHIS Marthandam SHIS Marthandam recognizes that effective communication is paramount in effective conflict resolution and therefore strongly encourages communication strategies that include:
Sacred Heart International School, Marthandam aims to enhance the intra-personal skills of our students and staff. Intra personal skills helps in building internal abilities and behavior to manage emotions, stress and other challenges.
Guidelines for enhancing intra-personal skills
Sacred Heart International School, Marthandam encourage to create the environment of mutual respect in and around the campus. Mutual respect helps in reducing the workplace stress, conflict or problems. Increase in workplace respect helps to improve communication between colleagues, increase team work and increase productivity, knowledge and understanding.
Expectation of Mutual Respect from Learners and Staff:
It is the safe and responsible use of information and communication technology. It is not just about keeping information safe and secure, but also about being responsible with that information, being respectful of other people online, and using good internet etiquette.
Includes sending, posting or sharing negative harmful, false or mean information and content about someone. It is a serious offence which is punishable under cyber laws.
Activities coming under Cyber Bullying:
|67A||Publishing images containing sexual acts.||Imprisonment up to seven years, or / and with fine up to Rs 1,000,000.|
|67B||Publishing child porn or predating children online.||Imprisonment up to 05 years and with fine up to Rs. 1,000,000 on 1st conviction. Imprisonment up to 7 years, or / and with fine up to Rs. 1,000,000 on 2nd conviction.|
|68||Failure/refusal to comply with orders.||Imprisonment up to seven years and possible fine|
|69||Failure/refusal to decrypt data.||Imprisonment up to three years or/and with fine up to Rs. 100,000|
|70||Securing access or attempting to secure access to a protected system||Imprisonment up to ten years or/and with fine.|
|71||Misrepresentation.||Imprisonment up to three years or / and with fine up to Rs. 100,000.|
Nutritional wellbeing is both a precursor and a product of good health. The policy of Sacred Heart International School, Marthandam aims to improve the health of students by adopting nutritional food habits and to generate the awareness about the healthy food choices
Sacred Heart International School, Marthandam aims to promote and improve nutrition status of learners in order to enhance and sustain their physical, social and mental well-being. And our target is to maintain the health status of learners through the initiation of effective health promoting activities. We provide health and nutrition education and promotion of activities at all levels of the students.
Our school promotes the consumption of healthy food which not only fulfills the daily nutritional requirements but also have positive effect on learner’s wellbeing. Nutritious and healthy food improves the learning and academic performance also.
School Health Team Comprises of:
The Sacred Heart International School community is committed and concerned about environmental sustainability keeping in mind with current trends on various environmental issues like climate changes, population growth and use of natural resource cause a major global health concern. Hence the community including all stake holders has made a detailed policy on sustainability thereby achieving Green Campus status.
Green campus is a place where environmental friendly practices and education combine to promote sustainable and eco-friendly practices in the campus. The green campus concept offers an institution the opportunity to take the lead in redefining its environmental culture and developing new paradigms by creating sustainable solutions to environmental, social and economic needs of the mankind.
Scope of the Policy
The policy for Green Campus and sustainability will develop exciting new co-curricular and extracurricular practices that encourage students to take the lead in creating positive change. These initiatives call for a thorough review of all infrastructural, administrative functions from the standpoints of energy,y efficiency, sustainability and the environment. The focus areas of this policy are:
The Sacred Heart International School community is committed and concerned about environmental sustainability keeping in mind with current trends on various environmental issues like climate changes, population growth and use of natural resource cause a major global health concern. Hence the community including all stake holders has made policy on energy conservation.
We aim to assess energy and water use and identify areas of waste throughout the school and then to set targets for reductions.
Sacred Heart International School, believes that a respectful, sensitive and safe working and learning environment for all members of the SHIS community is of utmost importance. This Child protection policy applies to all the staff, including teachers, non-teaching staff, student or anyone working for Sacred Heart International School, Marthandam. The child protection policy also demonstrates the commitment of organizations and professionals to children and ensures public confidence in its safe practices.
The purpose of this policy is:
Social Welfare Organization is an initiative undertaken by the students and teachers of Sacred Heart International School, Marthandam. Social empowerment is understood as the process of developing a sense of autonomy and self-confidence, and acting individually and collectively to change social relationships and the institutions and discourses that exclude poor people and keep them in poverty.
The aim of this policy and related procedure is to contribute towards the safeguarding of both children and staff during the school timings and outside of school near to the school premises.
The purpose is to ensure the safety and well being of all children, staff members and every single member associated with the institution.
The policy aims to have in place a clear protocol and procedure for the admittance of external visitors to the school which conforms to child protection guidelines and prevents unsuitable people to enter in the campus.
The following procedures will be followed by all the stakeholders:
This policy applies to all parents seeking admission for their children at Sacred Heart International School Marthandam.
To promote a good academic environment with serious and dedicated students, and to ensure maximum progression is made throughout the session. Students of Sacred Heart International School are expected to attend all of their classes, every day. If for any reason they cannot attend the school must be informed before their class starts through the class teacher/reception.
Unauthorised AbsenceAny day on which the student has not attended any classes, and has not informed the school by phone/letter/email as to their non-attendance is counted as an unauthorised absence.
1 & 2
3 & 4
Telephone call from class teacher/school
4 & above
Review of student’s seriousness towards the school, In person meeting with the Principal by the parents.
The goal of our discipline program is to promote responsible decision making, respect for self and others, respect for property and pride in appropriate behavior. One of our primary responsibilities as a school is to promote a safe, productive learning environment, and it is our belief that communication and teamwork between the home and school are important in promoting good citizenship and a secure school.
Teachers will present basic rules and regulations for the classrooms and playground. Our rules involve creating a safe and orderly working environment for all and will include the following principles:
Sacred Heart International School Discipline Plan
We believe that together, we will promote an academically, physically, socially and emotionally safe environment in which every individual accepts personal responsibility for making a positive contribution to the harmony and welfare of the school as a whole.
We strive to have excellent character and good citizenship!
Make a choice to be your best; be honest, be loyal, honor your commitments; and keep your word.
Make a choice to treat others with courtesy and respect.
Kindness and Compassion
Make a choice to be thoughtful of others, always striving to be kind and considerate.
Make a choice to think before you act; consider consequences; and be accountable.
|Make a choice to play by the rules; do your share; and be charitable.|
We play by the rules!
We accept responsibility....
As students, we will…
As parents, we will…
As teachers, we will…
As support staff, we will......
As the principal, I will…
This Policy has been adopted by the School Management and applies to all teachers and support staff employed to work at Sacred Heart International School (thereafter referred to as ‘the school’).
This policy aims: For complaints to be settled fairly and promptly, as close to their point of origin as possible. To encourage professional behaviour and a productive working environment. The emphasis is on informal resolution and empowering individuals to effect change without threatening good working relationships between managers and employees. To empower individuals to challenge and tackle inappropriate behaviour, including bullying and harassment. All allegations will be treated seriously and sensitively. They will be investigated thoroughly and a speedy resolution sought. It is essential that managers and employees approach the process as an objective method of resolving differences and avoiding conflicts rather than “winning or losing”.
All parties involved in the process must respect confidentiality at all times. Information must not be shared with anyone except those directly involved and as necessary to ensure a fair process.
Dignity at Work
Raising A Formal Complaint
An employee wishing to have a complaint considered formally under this procedure must submit their complaint in writing to the Headteacher The written complaint must provide as much information as possible and:
Desired outcomes may include:
The Transport Department of Sacred Heart International School is established by seasoned transportation professionals to provide strategic solutions to student transportation issues.
We endeavor to provide the best possible transport service for all our students. We place the safety and responsibility of the children as our highest priority.
We are committed to provide the best school transport service with highest safety measures and comfort to each student. Our transport team is engaged in research, development and implementation of systems and practices to make our service the best in the industry.
Buses will ply through their regular routes and this will not be changed to individual needs. The school bus facility cannot be demanded as a matter of right. The Transport Department reserves the right to disallow any student from availing the bus facility for any justifiable reasons at their own discretion.
The Sacred Heart International School examination committee strive to guarantee the quality of all the examination held in the institution. The SHIS exam committee has a well-designed structure including, following members as representatives: The Principal, Exam Coordinator, Academic Coordinators, HOD’s and faculty representatives.
Exam Committee Policy:
Sacred Heart International School Marthandam establishes the Logo Use Policy to avoid any legal or Policy related issues which can be raised by any governmental or non-governmental agencies or organizations. It is also to exhibit the organization's identity based on the logos received by it through certification and recognition. The following are the criteria regarding the use of school logo and the other logos received by it from other agencies or organizations:
As part of the New Education Policy of inclusive classroom Teaching-Learning process, the SHIS EOMS has hereby established the policy for gifted and talented learners:
SHIS Marthandam, as adhering to the 21001:2018 International Standard, has established a communication policy: