Prudence School Policies


Main Policy Document

18 Nov, 2018

1. RECOGNITION & AFFILIATION

Societies running different schools have already filed the requisite documents as per Law and Government Policy, for early change of name in the Recognition Letter by DoE and Affiliation Certificate by CBSE. The matter is being pursued most vigorously with the authorities and all necessary approvals are expected to be in place shortly.

However, the Recognition Number (allotted by DoE) and Affiliation Number (allotted by CBSE) of each school shall remain the same, even after the change in the name of the school.

2. AGREEMENT

Agreement between Prudence and the Society running the school will be uploaded on the school website within 15 days.

3. ADVISORY BOARD

We have constituted an Advisory Board comprising of eminent educationists, technocrats and administrators to improve the academic delivery in the school through a systematic progression. Some of them are:

a. Mr. S.P. Aggarwal, former IAS UT:70 (Chairman Advisory Board) has had a long career of over 35 years in IAS. He had the distinction of occupying almost all important positions in Government of NCT of Delhi, as well as Government of India for over 10 years. A selfless and committed professional, he has already assumed responsibility as CHAIRMAN OF THE ADVISORY BOARD of the Prudence Schools, to totally focus on and to improve Academics.

b. Dr. Shreesh Bhardwaj (Member Advisory Board) is a highly qualified seasoned educationist having a vast experience as a Principal (23 years). He has headed many institutions of repute like Birla Vidya Mandir (Nainital), G.D.Goenka (Faridabad) etc. Presently Dr Bhardwaj is working as the Director Principal of Satyug institutions, Faridabad.

c. Mr. D.M. Sharma (Member Advisory Board) is an alumnus of Birla Institute of Technologies and Science, Pilani. He has had an illustrious career of 40 years in the field of education. He served for 21 years in India’s elitist school, The Doon School in various positions. He has also served as Principal of G.D. Goenka Public School, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi.

d. Mr. N.M. Bhatia (Member Advisory Board) started his career from the Premier institution of Delhi, Sardar Patel Vidyalaya, and worked as Founder Principal and Director of Chiranjiv Bharati School, Gurgaon, Swiss Cottage School and DPS, Dwarka Express Way. He has been awarded with Dr. Rajendra Prasad Award and by Bhartiya Shiksha Mandal for outstanding contribution in the field of Education.

Details about other eminent members will be uploaded on the website shortly.

4. CURRICULUM

a. Academic Initiatives : A plethora of tie ups with renowned professionals to enhance the overall excellence of students in both Scholastic and Co - Scholastic aspects are being explored for next academic session 2019-20 like :

i. Cambridge English Examination

Cambridge English helps to align the school’s goals with internationally recognised standards. Cambridge English Examination (CAE) is a part of the University of Cambridge, the world’s number one university, and committed to excellence in education. Their work is backed up with extensive research and validation. Exams and materials are based on a deeper understanding of how English works and how students learn. This program builds students’ confidence progressively with a range of fun, motivating tests from beginner to advanced level and has following advantages:

   Designed for children
   Familiar topics, engaging activities
   Step-by-step way to learn English
   Recognised internationally
   Extensive support for teachers and students

ii. NIIT Computer and Math Lab

   IT - This solution is a curriculum based content program that encourages students to go beyond the text books and equips them with skills required for shaping the future careers. It is focused on improving IT skills with a multi-disciplinary approach.

   Math - The solutions help build an appealing world full of color, touch, sound and exploration around the subject of Mathematics. With its specially designed lab and technologically empowered educational content, the solution fosters individualized and peer learning. It is focused on removing the stress in learning of Math.

iii. Avishkar Box – It is an EdTech company building an ecosystem that creates engaging experiences that spark imagination and foster innovation.

   Avishkaar Box School Robotics: The basic aim of robotics program is to develop logical, analytical and problem solving skills among students. Program allows children to use their imagination and discover an exciting and important connection with real world applications, an experience that is vital for success in the 21st century. The Robotics Programs can be integrated with the school curriculum and covers lesson plans with specific learning outcomes.

   General Science Lab: Avishkar Box general science lab caters to the needs of Secondary students. It helps them to build a scientific frame of mind and provides opportunity for hands on activity for the young scientists.

iv. Sports Academies - Tie up with professional sports agencies / academies with an aim to create interest and skill in sports through structured education model. Nurture talent by offering professional training via sports development centers. Promoting sports talent and enhance sports participation.

b. Book Set Review: There will be no change in the curriculum/ books for the current session. i. For Grade 6th-12th, there will be no change in books, NCERT books will continue to be used in the upcoming Academic session 2019-20. ii. For Grade Nur-5th, Parent representatives will be actively involved to decide upon the gradewise, subjectwise, books and publishers for the upcoming Academic session 2019-20. Meetings with parents representatives in this regard, will be conducted within the next 15 days.

5. UPGRADATION OF INFRASTRUCTURE

a. Upliftment of the ambience of the school buildings.
b. Upgradation of the laboratories with state of the Art equipments/ apparatus.
c. Modernization of the library with provision of E- library facility.
d. Addition of the Mathematics Lab and Social Studies Lab.

All the above will be completed by March 2019.

6. MEDICAL FACILITY

A well-equipped Ambulance with a Doctor will also be stationed in the school premises within 15 days. Tie ups with nearby reputed hospitals will also be done.

7. CCTV SURVEILLANCE

CCTV Cameras will be installed in all sensitive places like corridors, every entry & exit points, playgrounds etc. Safety and security of students is of utmost importance.

8. FEE

There will be no change in the Fee structure in the next academic session 2019-20.

9. SCHOLARSHIP POLICY

Scholarship Policy for students in the field of Academics & Sports will be announced within one month.

10. SIBLING BENEFIT

With the upcoming Academic session (2019-20) real siblings of the students already studying at Prudence will be entitled to a 50% waiver on the tuition fee of the elder sibling. This benefit is limited to only 1 real sibling.

11. UNIFORM

a. In order to reduce the unnecessary burden on the parent, there will be no change in uniform for next session (2019-20). Stickers/ Badges/ Buckles will be issued to all students (free of cost) for their shirts/ blazers/belts.
b. Uniform rates are also being negotiated with the vendor for the next academic session 2019-20.

12. PTA

Immediately after the approval of the change of name of the schools, action will be initiated to hold the elections of PTA in all the 3 schools and completed in the minimum time laid down for ensuring a well publicised, free and fair election of the PTA.

13. STUDENT DOCUMENTATION

a. Marksheet, Passing Certificate & Migration Certificate for all students of Grade 10th & 12th (Session 2018-19), will be issued in the name of Presidium.
b. From session 2019-20, all the above certificates will be issued in the name of Prudence.
c. Transfer Certificates/School Leaving Certificate issued to the students will mention the change of name from Presidium to Prudence.

14. GRIEVANCE REDRESSAL/ MONITORING YOUR WARD’S DEVELOPMENT

A three tier system of grievance redressal and monitoring your ward’s development has already been introduced.
  1st Level – Class Teacher
  2nd Level – Academic Head
  3rd Level – Vice Principal

You are requested to kindly avail of it to ensure that your ward is able to accomplish all that he/ she has potential for. Hierarchy of staff at different levels will be put on the website within one week for convenience of parents. Sectionwise WhatsApp groups are being created for faster and smoother communication between Parents and Teachers.

15. CONNECT WITH CHAIRMAN

In our endeavor to have a direct and transparent communication channel with our parents, we propose:

a. To conduct Parents Meetings with Chairman on a quarterly basis, so that parents can share their feedbacks/ concerns with complete transparency.
b. An email-id has also been created, wherein parents can mail their relevant queries: connect@prudenceschools.com