A REFERENCE HANDBOOK OF SCHOOL RULES,REGULATIONS AND DISCIPLINARY MEASURES FOR NON-EDUCATION GRADUATES AND INTENDING PROPRIETORS (2)

CONTINUATION FROM PART 1

A REFERENCE HANDBOOK OF SCHOOL RULES,REGULATIONS AND DISCIPLINARY MEASURES FOR NON-EDUCATION GRADUATES AND INTENDING PROPRIETORS (2)

ballroom dancing by ex-students of Mason College

 RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR STUDENTS – LIST OF OFFENSES

THE FOLLOWING SHALL CONSTITUTE OFFENSE PUNISHABLE BY IMPOSITION OR AS OTHERWISE  SHOWN ON THE SCHEDULE OF PUNISHMENT ATTACHED

A.                  NON- ACADEMIC OFFENSES

1.       UNIFORMS:

(B) Torn/Dirty uniforms or uniforms with loose buttons (1)

(C) Incongruous color of uniforms with school specification (1)

(D) Shirts and blouses without school badges (1)

(E) Foot sandals and socks that are different from those specified in the school prospectus or by management (1)

(F) Irregular hairstyle e.g permed or stretched hair shall not be allowed. Low cut hairstyle which is even shall be preferred for boys (1) 

2.    ATTENDANCE/LATE COMING/ABSENCE FROM SCHOOL

(B) Default in signing the attendance register on entry in the morning and on exit later in the day(2)

(C) Late coming to school without authority of parents (3)

(D) Absence from the school for a day or more without the knowledge of the parent or/and without a letter from the parent in acknowledgement of such absence (4) 

3.    CONDUCT

(A)   Tampering with school records and notice boards (5)

(B)   Noise making/Restlessness in class/Disturbing other students (6)

(C)   Wandering and loitering around the school premises (6)

(D)   Eating or drinking in the classroom without lawful authority (7)

(E)    Rudeness to seniors / Wickedness to juniors (8)

(F)    Rudeness to tutors or school management (9)

(G)  Breakage or willful damage of school property (10/11)

(H)   Fighting or smoking (12)

(I)     Smearing of walls/Writing on walls (13)

 NOTE: Numbers in brackets refer to the schedule of offenses and punishment below.

B.      ACADEMIC OFFENSES

1.       NOTEBOOKS/TEXTBOOKS/PRACTICAL NOTEBOOKS/ ABSENCE FROM CLASS

(A)   Incomplete notebooks (18)

(B)   Torn/Dirty notebooks (18)

(C)   Incorrect notebooks without regard to dates, headings, punctuation marks etc (18)

(D)   Drawings in subject or practical notebooks not done in pencil or done illogically without heading and appropriate labeling on one side of the diagram

(E)    Notebooks and textbooks lost, misplaced carelessly by students and found within the premises of the school (19)

(F)    Absence from class lectures or practicals (19) 

2.       SUMMARY OF NOVELS

(A)   Default in submitting summary work on time (15)

(B)   Copying of previous or current summary work of classmates (16)

(C)   Lifting passages verbatim from books and misrepresenting these as personal summaries (16) 

3.       ASSIGNMENTS/TESTS/EXAMINATIONS/REMEDIAL CLASSES

(A)   Default in submitting assignments according to schedules given by school management (15)

(B)   Copying of solutions from classmates (15)

(C)   Tests and examination absenteeism without due clearance (18)

(D)   Cheating and other fraudulent practices during tests, examinations (19)

(E)    Tampering with performance records (5)

(F)    Absconding from remedial classes without permission (18)

(G)  Not keeping proper “RED NOTES” for remedial studies (20)

(H)   General nonchalance to studies (20)

 NOTE: Numbers in brackets refer to the schedule of offenses and punishment below

SCHEDULE OF OFFENSES AND CORRESPONDING PUNISHMENT

NON-ACADEMIC OFFENSES

1.    Improper Dressing (Hair, Uniform, Shoes)

Imposition after school (at least 200 lines).4(b)-(d) below  also apply for repeat offenses

2.    Non-signing of attendance Register/Signing register on behalf of another student dishonestly

Imposition (200 lines). 4(b)-(d) below  also apply for repeat offenses

3.    Lateness to school after discussion/warning

4 strokes of the cane or imposition of 200 lines for incorrigible offenders.4(b)-(d) below  also apply for repeat offenses

4.    Absence from school without clearance

(a)Imposition (200 lines) (1st time offender)

(b)Imposition (500 lines) (2nd time offender)

(c)Suspension (2 weeks) (3rd time offender

(d)Expulsion (4th time offender)

 

5.    Tampering with school records, notice boards and performance reports.

Same as (4) above

6.    Restlessness in class/wandering aimlessly around school/disturbing other students/noise making

4 strokes of the cane for incorrigible offenders.4(a)-(d) below  also apply for repeat offenses

7.    Fighting/eating/chewing or drinking in classrooms without authority

Same as (4) above

8.    Rudeness to seniors/wickedness to juniors

Imposition (200 lines).4(b)-(d) below  also apply for repeat offenses

9.    Rudeness to tutors/management

As in (4) above

10.   Accidental breakage of school articles, equipment or assets.

Replacement or reimbursement to the school of broken or damaged article.

11.   Willful damage of school property

(a)Suspension (2 weeks) in addition to (10) above (1st time )

(b)  Expulsion (2nd time

12.   Stealing/Smoking/Drinking of liquor

(a)Suspension (2 weeks) (1st time ) + Return of stolen property (if any)

(b) Expulsion (2nd time)

13.   Smearing of walls/writing on walls

4 strokes of the cane and purchase of paint for wall.

14.   Refusal to carry out impositions or outright disobedience to constituted authority.

(a) Suspension (2 weeks) (1st time)

(b)  Expulsion (2nd time)

ACADEMIC OFFENSES

15.   Non-submission of assignments/related offenses on assignments

Detention at school to complete assignments properly.

16.   Non-submission of summaries of novels/related offenses on summaries.

Same as (15) above

17.   Not having good notes/incomplete notes or “Red notes”not prepared as instructed

Detention every day until all notes are completed. For students on remedial studies, detention shall take place after remedial classes (if any)

18.   Non-attendance of tests, examinations, practicals or remedial programs without parents clearance/loss of note books.

See (4) above.

19.   Cheating in examination hall/tests

    (a)    4 strokes of the cane/cancellation of paper submitted and retaking of another with a report to parent (1st time)

    (b)   Suspension (2 weeks) in addition to 19(a) above (2nd time)

    (c)    Expulsion (3rd time)

20.   Nonchalance to studies/school

programs (after one recorded conversation and warning)  

    (a)    Imposition (200 lines) (1st time)

    (b)   500 lines (2nd time)

    (c)    Suspension (2 weeks) (3rd time)

    (d)   Expulsion (4th time).

21.   Use of “pidgin” English or vernacular as medium of conversation.

    (a)    2 strokes of the cane (1st time)

    (b)   Payment of N50.00 + 4 strokes of the cane (2nd time)

    (c)    Suspension (2 weeks + 4 strokes of the cane) (3rd time).

REMARKS:

(a) All impositions and detentions given shall take place after school each day except decided otherwise by the Principal or the Director only. In Mason it shall take place after remedial classes if such student is not performing well.

(b)  Management shall not allow students to know the exact wordings of the imposition to be given before the close of school

(c)  Management shall ensure that every effort is made to prevent friends helping offenders to write impositions. And if management fails to observe such help/aid when impositions are submitted such manager shall be severely disciplined.

(d) Imposition for PASS students shall take place on Saturdays only.   

Basic Notes on Administration of Nigerian Secondary Schools for Non-education Graduates and Intending Proprietors (3) (lagosbooksclub.wordpress.com)

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