General Rules at School

ENTRY INTO SCHOOL

Every student must bring his student record book to school daily. If he fails to do so he may be refused entry to school. No student will be entered into the college premises without the proper uniform within school hours. Bringing mobile phones, all forms of disks, flash drives, music players or any form of software, data storage mediums or unauthorized hardware into school premises is strictly prohibited.

 

PUNCTUALITY

Students should arrive at school before 7.15AM.All students must remain in the classrooms from 7.17AM to 10.20 AM and from 10.40AM to 1.15PM.Loitering outside the respective classrooms during school hours (from 7.15-1.20pm) is strictly prohibited. Those who wish to leave the classroom within school hours for Co-curricular and extra-curricular activities should acquire permission from the respective teacher in charge and possess the SRB throughout the given time to produce whenever requested.

 

ABSENCE FROM SCHOOL

No student may keep away from school except on grounds of illness or when on leave approved by the authority. The reasons for absence must be submitted only in the special page, provided for this purpose in the SRB with the signature of the parent/guardian, only on the next day to be signed by the class teacher at the first opportunity. Letters or such documents will not be accepted. When the period of absence exceeds 3 days a medical certificate must support the entry in the SRB. It would be appreciated if parents refrain from making requests for leave for reasons other than illness, such as functions and excursions. It would be noted that if a student is absent for a period exceeding 2 months his name will be removed from the class register.

 

SCHOOL DRESS

Students must come suitably clad wearing the school uniform and the school badge. Unorthodox fashions and styles will not be allowed.

Senior students (Grade 10 and above) must wear long white trousers and white shirts of inexpensive material. Junior students must wear white shirts and short blue trousers. Long hair, other forms of hairstyles and colored or tinted hair is strictly prohibited. Students must wear plain black shoes and white socks (Fancy shoes, shoes with buckles and colored laces are not allowed) The badge should be sewn onto the right hand corner of the shirt pocket. Chains, wristbands, shirts with collar buttons or double lining along the center are strictly prohibited. White and yellow religious wrist bindings are permitted to be worn on the right hand, black wrist bindings will be permitted only for the relevant religion, any other wrist bindings other than the prior mentioned bindings are strictly prohibited to be worn at school. Chains with talismans can only be worn with special written permission. Students are strictly prohibited from entering school with tattoos.

Specific rules related to uniform:

GENERAL CONDUCT

Strict disciplinary action will be taken against any student whose behavior in public would bring the school into disrepute. This should be kept in mind by all students wherever they may be, e.g.; when traveling in public conveyances, attending functions etc. It should be particularly noted that smoking, the possession of cigarettes etc. & the consumption of alcoholic beverages. 

 

MEALS AT SCHOOL

Breakfast, Tea, Lunch, and water etc… Should be brought from home or purchased from the school canteen. Students are especially warned against patronizing wayside boutiques, restaurants etc. Students are not permitted to purchase any food item from outlets outside the school premises during school hours. Please note that students who go to the food stalls, outside the college premises, to buy food will be punished. Students are not allowed to enter any canteen from 7.17 a.m. To 10.20 a.m. And 10.40 a.m. To 1.15 p.m.

 

F&S FEES

The facilities and service fees (FSF) and the SDS Fee should be paid at the beginning of the first term. This would facilitate the work of the school.

 

ACADEMICS

Students should devote as much time as possible for their education at home on a regular basis. Parents should check the student’s work daily and make certain that their children are involved in their studies meaningfully. Each student has been instructed to put the date in their respective exercise book at the beginning of each period. Absence of such notes and other forms of written work may indicate regular absence and negligence on the part of the teachers or students. Checking the student’s work regularly, will enable parents to discern such issue and bring them to the attention of the school authorities. The student’s work is assessed regularly and will be considered when prizes, awards and certificates are given. At grade 6 students should discuss with their parents and choose an aesthetic subject and at Grade 10 students should choose a technical subject of their choice. No student is allowed to change his aesthetic subject or technical subject afterwards.

 

GAMES AND SOCIAL ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE THE SCHOOL

No student may join, obtain membership or participate in activities of any club or society outside school without prior permission from the Principal. A special letter from the parents is required for the such permission to be granted.

 

INQUIRIES REGARDING STUDENTS

All inquiries regarding students, must be made either from the Sectional Head or the Assistant Principal/Deputy Principal of the respective section. If necessary, the parent will be directed to the class teacher or the subject teacher. On occasions when such inquiries are made parents are expected to obtain prior appointments with the school authorities.

 

STUDENTS RESIDING OUTSIDE HOME

When a student is not residing with his parents, a guardian must be nominated by the parents. It is important to appoint a guardian suitable to hold responsibility for the student. If the boarding place changes within the course of the year class teacher should be informed of it and provided with the new address.

 

CHARACER CERTIFICATES

Only the achievements duty recorded and certified by the respective teacher in this record book will be mentioned in the character certificate. (No other achievement will be mentioned) Examination and school certificates must be applied for at least 7 days in advance. Applications for certificates could be submitted only on Tuesdays and Thursdays. All students must obtain the character certificate within a year after leaving school. When coming to school (for obtaining character / leaving certificates or offence to any other related issues.) It’s essential to be properly clad. The original birth certificate submitted at the admission of the student will be returned only when the child collected the leaving certificate.

The information entered in students’ record books will be computerized from year 2011. Thus please enter all the essential information before 30th November 2011. The perspective teacher should endorse that information provided is correct. Uncertified information will not be entered into the computer.

 

Visitors

No person may visit the school for any purpose without permission. Any visitor wishing to meet a teacher or student must see the Deputy/Assistant Principal of the section. Keeping in mind that this is an educational institution, Parents are requested to clad in appropriate attire.

 

Entry of Vehicles into School

Gates will be closed to all vehicles unless a prior gate pass has been issued.

 

Attendance And Examinations

80% attendance is compulsory for students sitting the G.C.E Advanced Level Examination as a school candidate. Any student who has attendance below 80% will not be accepted to sit the general examinations. Students who are going on sports practices/training (or) leaving school o essential purposes, should make a note of their attendance on the CRB & class register. They should also note the reason in the SRB on the relevant page to make sure that the class teacher is informed regarding the student’s absence. For this purpose attendance in the morning as well as the afternoon will be counted.

 

Attendance and Co-Curricular Activities

Representing College, taking part in games & promotions  appointments of Stewards & Prefects, the student’s attendance is taken into consideration. Students should maintain a 80% attendance at school and for this purpose attendance in the morning as well as the afternoon will be counted as well as the electronic attendance that is marked by the school identity card in the morning. Students are allowed to take part I co-curricular activities, practices etc…. In the afternoon only if they had been present in school in the morning. When representing College the student should obtain a recommendation from the respective class teacher regarding disciplined and school attendance. The TIC of the co-curricular activity is expected to pay attention to the class teacher’s recommendation.

 

Road Safety

Parents must instruct drivers of school vans and other conveyance carrying students to travel at a sped less than 20 kmph and not to sound horns while driving along Rajakeeeya Mw, Reid Avenue and Thurstan Rd. Parents must warn children not to get in or out of moving buses and other vehicles. Parents must warn students not to travel on the footboard of buses and dangers involved in such careless conduct. Parents should guide their children to follow road safety rules and regulations.

 

College Identity Card

All students will be provided with the computerized College Identity  Card. It should be brought daily to school and attendance should be marked at the student’s individual data profile.

 

Students Profile Tracking

Parents can access the students updated data profile through the web portal www.royalcollege.lk by visiting myRoyal

 

The Standard Uniform to be worn in Representing College

It is compulsory for all the students, to be clad in the standard uniform, in representing the college. This includes, white long sleeved shirt folded up to the elbow, white trouser and the college tie. Junior students should wear a pair of white shorts. The College colours men should wear, the blue blazer with crest on left side, only in the occasion of representing College for sports events. White Blazer can be worn, only by senior prefects and executive officials of clubs and societies. In exception, white blazer can be worn for extra-ordinary occasions with special permission

 

Medical Appointments

Students should place all medical related appointments after 12.15pm.

It is to be noted that the school has an equipped first aid and dental clinic facility.

 

Educational Excursions

In order to go on educational excursions, students are required to produce a letter of permission by their parents to the class teacher. Participation of the class teacher is compulsory. The excursion should be limited to one night, and the first day must be a school day, and second day, a holiday.

 

Participation in co-curricular and extra curricular activities

a)      Students should wear the college uniform, or the attire prescribed by the respective teacher-in-charge, when participating in activities relating to sports, clubs and societies, either inside or outside the school.

b)     Students should obtain prior permission of principal when participating in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities outside the school, and it is necessary that the respective teacher-in-charge should accompany the student.

c)      The student shall always maintain the dignity of the school, and strictly follow the rules and regulations of the school. They should not indulge in any activity which will be hamful to the good name of the school. Otherwise the administration wikll be compelled to take strong disciplinary action against them

d)     When students participate in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities outside school it must be kept in mind that their conduct should reflect the true spirit of Royal College.

e)      No student should engage in any disreputable activity that may cause inconvenience to the general public because such behavior will bring disgrace to the institution

f)       If anyone wants to get  excuse from practices, a letter of excuse must be produce to the teacher-in-charge.

g)      No member of the sports pool is a allowed to represent any outside club without prior approval of the principal.

h)     No member of the sports pool is permitted to attend practice, on days he is absent from school.

i)       No member of the sports pool will be allowed to attend any outside club practice during the school season.

j)       Only those who have more than 80% school attendance will be selected to represent the college.

k)     All players must leave the college premises as soon as practice is over, and reach home as early as possible.

l)       The chairman of each club/society/association should submit the annual report to the principal at the end of the active year, and also submit the proposal of activities planned for the following year at the beginning of the active year. Any club/society/association which fails to submit the annual report at the end of the active year will result in the suspension of activities of the respective club/society/association in the following year.

m)   All international representatives should obtain permission from the principal and the respective officer at the education ministry prior to any event.

n)     Any student who fails to complete anyone of the compulsory assessments and term tests will be suspended from any sport, society for co-curricular, extra-curricular activity from that date onwards.

o)     Any student who is attending the sport/co-curricular activity is eligible to represent the school at any event/competition/match of the respective sport/co-curricular activity upon their suitability. If the student/parent feels that he/the student is not capable of representing the school due to personal or official reasons, he will have to inform the  respective teacher-in-charge one week prior to the immediate event/competition/match etc. Those who fail to comply with the above mentioned procedure will be denied eligibility to represent that sport/co-curricular activity thereafter.

p)     If no special permission is granted, co-curricular activities/sports practices should be concluded by 7.00 pm.   And furthermore, no student is allowed to stay within school premises after  7.00 pm. Without due permission for the purpose.