Frequently asked Questions(FAQ):
- What are the school timings?
Answer: The day begins at 8.15 A.M and ends at 1.55 P.M. Late comers and students without proper uniform will be fined with Rs.25 only. In extreme cases they may also be asked to return back home.
- Where can I find the information regarding admission?
Answer: You can get information from the accounts section (fee counter), check the school website regularly or meet the school authorities during school hours.
- Which classes do you give admission for?
Answer:Every year we provide admissions for classes Nursery and Class 11. However Admission to other classes will be granted depending on availability of seats. If you still insist on issuance of forms and prospectus, you will have to write an application to the principal. The principal may or may not accept the request.
- In what ways can a parent interact with the school?
Answer: Parents should visit the school during the Open Answer copy Day, parents can also interact with the class teachers and subject teachers after 1.55 P.M (after school hours), the parents can meet the Principal and Vice Principal during school hours. After each examinations as far as possible the school set aside a day as ‘open day for parents’. On this parents come and check answer sheets, interact with teachers and if needed with other members of the school managing body
- What sports facilities do you provide?
Answer: Basket Ball, Cricket Net Practice Sessions for budding under-17 and under-15 cricketers, Football, Volleyball, Boxing, Badminton and Chess.
- Can I visit the school campus and meet the teachers?
Answer: The parents can meet the teachers to discuss about their child on every Wednesdays and Saturdays after the classes.
- What is the daily schedule?
Answer: The day begins with a short assembly – brief silence, Prayer song, a prayer, thought for the day, newspaper reading, virtue of the month and National Anthem. Then all children disperse to their classes for a few minutes with the class teacher who helps the class settle down for the day. There are seven learning periods in a day each with duration of 40 minutes. The lunch break is from 11.55 pm to 12.20 pm. The day winds up with children praying to God before leaving the class – that fills the entire Don Bosco family with a sense of oneness and verve.
- What are special classes?
Answer: The teachers choose students who need more care and attention in particular subjects and give them coaching individually. The concerned teachers will send a note to parents in the handbook for their consent on the days the class is arranged.
- What is the procedure for payment of fees ?
Answer: All school fees are collected through the School Office from 08.45 A.M to 03.45 P.M. However fees can also be paid through online banking. The details of the bank are provided in the School Website.
- Which is the language for communication in the campus?
Answer: The language for communication is strictly English. Those who are found speaking in any other language will be fined for Rs.10, minus point for the House and given twenty new words to study.
In carrying out its educational and welfare functions, St. Xaviers School collects personal information about students, parents/carers and staff. The school is committed to protecting the privacy of all information collected. All employees, School Council members and volunteers are required by law to protect the personal information the school collects and holds. All members of the St. Xaviers School community have the right to understand how their personal information will be stored, used and disposed of.
1. Personal information means information or opinion that is recorded in any form and whether true or not, about an individual whose identity is apparent, or can be reasonably determined from the information or opinion. For example, this includes all paper and electronic records, photographs and video recordings.
Health information is defined as including information or opinion about a person’s physical, mental or psychological health, or disability, which is also classified as personal information. This includes information or opinion about a person’s health status and medical history, whether recorded or not.
Sensitive information is defined as information relating to a person’s racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion, trade union, or other professional, or trade association membership, sexual preferences, or criminal record that is also classified as personal information about an individual.
In this policy personal
information refers to personal information, health information and
sensitive information unless otherwise specified.
2. collects only information which is required for a specified primary purpose
ensures that the person supplying the information knows why the information is collected and how it will be handled
uses and discloses information only for the primary or a directly related purpose, or for another purpose with the person’s consent (unless otherwise required, permitted or authorised by law)
stores information securely, protecting it from unauthorised access and retaining it for the period authorised by the Public Records Act 1973, and takes reasonable steps to permanently de-identify personal or health information when it is no longer needed
provides people with access to their own personal information and permits people to seek corrections if necessary. This will usually be handled under the Freedom of Information Act 1982.