Frequently asked Questions
Q. 1 What are school uniform store timings?
The school’s uniform store opens at 9:30 a.m daily barring Saturdays and Tuesdays.
Q. 2 What is the exam date (For orals and written) and when will the examinations finish?
The exam date for orals and written is clearly specified in the school calendar. Now due to changes in the curriculum by C.B.S.E, the dates for both Formative and Summative Assessments have been specified.
Q.3 What is the correct time to collect note books in case the child goes absent?
The parents’ can collect the copies or note down the work on Saturdays. You can also have a word from the teachers in case of any doubt.
Q. 4 What is the procedure for getting the tuition fee certificate, identity proof, certificate of bona fide student etc.
For getting a tuition fee certificate, identity proof or the certificate of bona fide student, the parents have to submit an application regarding the same. The certificates are issued after a day. In case of Transfer Certificate, the parents are required to submit an application along with Rs. 50 deposit.
Q. 5 How can I get my child a Half Day leave?
The Half Day leaves are generally not allowed. However in case of an emergency, the parents have to come personally to collect the child.
Q. 6 From where can we get the photographs of our wards if they participate in any Function?
The photographs can be downloaded from the school website.
Q.7 Are you offering any Career Counseling facilities in the school?
There is an exclusive facility of counseling at St. Edmund’s School. Counseling in terms of AEP (Adolescent Educational Programme), Life Skill education, Health and Hygiene etc. take place in regular interval of time. Career Counseling for Secondary and Senior Secondary classes is the part of the academic programme. A full time counselor is kept in the school for the same. General discussion and talk with the eminent personalities and successful person always held in the school to boost up the morale of the students and allow them to select a career of their choice.
Q. 8 How are Smart Classes helpful for the students?
Smart classes help the students learn the topic faster with the help of visual aids and animation. The recent researches in the field highlight the fact that a student tends to learn and recall faster through visual aids than any other medium.
Q. 10 How well other Board students’ can cope up in CBSE?
Students from various Boards can become a part and parcel of CBSE curriculum. The teachers’ with their proved efforts accommodate everybody for the former curriculum.
And as per the decision, after the launch of National Curriculum Framework (NCF), to some extent the variations will minimize.
Q. 11 What is the eligibility criterion for admission to the school?
The school invites application from the students for various classes from all walks of life. No discrimination in any form is done. As we firmly believe in “Education for one and All”. Entrance exams are mandatory for classes I and above. Direct admissions are granted to Pre-Primary section. There are no Direct admissions to classes X an XII except in case of transfer or shifting of house somewhere near the school. The admission granted is provisional and is only confirmed after the approval of Board.
Q. 12 When does the academic year begin at St. Edmund’s School?
The academic session starts on 1st April every year and continue till 31st March for the subsequent year. Summer vacations are held every year in the month of May and June. The school resumes in full flow from July onwards.
Q. 13 How can I register my ward’s name for admission?
You can download the registration form from the website or can collect it from the school campus. The form should be completed and submitted along with a transfer certificate and the report card of the previous year.
Q. 14 What are the documents required for the admission?
Following documents are required to be submitted:
1. Filled in application for registration and admission form.
2. 4 passport sized photographs.
3. Report Card/Books of the previous year.
4. Transfer Certificate/Birth Certificate whichever is applicable. The T.C should be countersigned by the concerned authority of the educational Board. For students coming from abroad, T.C should be countersigned by the Consulate of the concerning Embassy.
5. Character Certificate duly signed by the Principal of previous school.
6. Registration/Enrolment Number, in case the admission is sought directly in X and XII std.
7. Any other relevant document required by the office.