Silver Valley International School

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Email:admissions@silvervalleyschools.com

School Policies

School Policies

Parents are advised to familiarize themselves with the school policies and procedures. If you have any questions regarding a policy, please contact the college principal.


There are two admission windows through which students can be admitted into the college:

  1. Applicants from primary school that meet the age criteria into JS1 will apply through advertised application in April /May.
  2. Applicants into SS1 class from a recognized school will apply through the mid-stream admission path. A mid-stream admission is when a student already studying in a recognized school is admitted into the college. Students who are seeking for admission through the path of mid-stream will undergo a set of examination. 

Successful candidate in these examinations will produce his/her last 2 terms examination results from the school where he/ she is leaving from.  The performance of the applicant from his / her Continuous / Assessment and examination results and meeting the average cut off mark in SVIC tests will form part of the criteria for consideration for admission into the college.

In both cases, prospective applicants must sit for the entrance examination.  Only successful applicants will be invited for oral interview. The dates and centers for examinations are published in the school website, media and college notice board.

1 Introduction

1.1 The prompt payment of school fees is integral to the life blood of the school.

1.2 School fees are always due on or before the start of the current school term and are non- refundable.

2.1 The aim of this policy is to ensure a healthy, non-discriminatory and fair approach to the method by which we deal with parents who do not pay their child’s school fees on time.

2.2 The objective of this policy is to ensure there is consistency in terms of approach and methodology. It is imperative that a standard process exists and that all involved are aware of this.

3 Payment of fees

3.1 Parents or guardians jointly and severally (where applicable) agree to pay the fees applicable to each term directly to the schools nominated bank account.

3.2 Fees for each term are due and payable as cleared funds before the commencement of the term to which they relate. If an item on the fees invoice is under query, the ‘undisputed’ balance of that fees invoice must be paid.

3.3 An agreement by the school to accept payment of fees by instalments is concessionary and will be subject to separate agreement(s) between the parents and the School.

3.4 Any agreements (payment plans) will be confirmed in writing and signed by both parties.

3.5 Parents who have a prior agreement to pay by instalments via the bank will be allowed to continue to do so as long as they pay the agreed amount on time.

3.6 If parents have entered into a payment plan with the school and more than one payment is missed, then the school reserves the right to request the full amount immediately.

3.7 If instalments are missed and/or paid late the proprietor will be notified of the amount owing and details of the missed/late payments. Appropriate action, which could include exclusion, will then be taken.

3.8 If parents withdraw their child from school, they must pay all debts owed the school

CONDUCT ON SCHOOL BUSES AND OTHER SCHOOL VEHICLES

Any student transported is expected to abide by rules of conduct for riding in the bus and other vehicles in order to assure the safety of all students.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF PARENTS

  • The parent or guardian of a child transported with the school bus shall have the following responsibilities.

  • To ensure the child is ready and waiting in the morning on time as provided by the bus schedule.

  • To assume joint responsibility with school authorities for the proper conduct of the child;

  • To endeavor to understand transportation rules and to cooperate with school personnel responsible for students transportation.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES OF STUDENTS

Any student enjoying the school bus services or other school vehicle on a regular basis or on a special field trip shall have the following responsibilities:

  • To occupy the seat assigned and to refrain from moving about while the bus is in transit.

  • To obey instructions without argument

  • To be at the place designated both morning and afternoon ready to board the bus.

  • To walk to the left of any road facing traffic to and from the bus.

  • To wait until the bus has come to a complete stop before attempting to get on or off.

  • To keep head, elbows, hands and feet inside the bus at all times.

  • Seat belt must be fastened at all times when the vehicle is in motion.

  • To refrain from eating and drinking on the bus.

  • To refrain from throwing objects inside or outside the bus.

  • No use of profane language.  No form of immoral conduct will be tolerated. There shall be no pushing, fighting or misconduct.

  • To avoid the damaging or defacing of bus equipment. The student will be responsible for cost of any damage; and failure to abide by these rules will result in the student being reported to the principal. Students can be suspended and expelled from riding the bus.

Please obtain a copy of the student’s code of conduct from the college principal

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