Rules and Regulations
Parents MUST read and abide by the School Rules and Regulations
1. SCHOOL TIME
- OPENS EVERY Saturday & Sunday
- Starts at 10.30 am – please do not come earlier than 10.15 am or leave your child unattended
- Short Break for snacks from 12 noon to 12.15 pm – please ensure your child bring his/her own drinks, water and light snacks. No students are allowed to go to the nearby shop at any time.
- School finishes at 12.45 pm.
Parents MUST collect their children from the front door of the Mosque.
- School is closed for the weekend during Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Adha; where applicable and the mid-weekend in April (during Easter holiday) and mid-weekend in December (during Christmas holidays).
- A 4 week holidays takes place in July every year.
3. MONITORING ATTENDANCE AND ABSENCE
3.1 ARRIVAL AND LEAVING THE SCHOOL
- All students must be punctual and must arrive not later than 10.30 am
- Any late arrivals must be noted, recorded and reported to School Office (see 3.2 below)
- Upon arrival, all students must take off and arrange their shoes and hang their coats accordingly.
- Upon finishing the lesson, students must line up before leaving the class.
- Teachers must ensure that each class takes turn at one time in leaving the school building.
- All students of Grade 1, 2, 4 and 4 must be with their teachers until collected by their parents.
- All students must be collected by 12.50 pm and not later than 1 pm. Any delays in collecting the child, the parents are held liable and are responsible to contact the School Management at the earliest time possible.
3.2 ABSENCE/LATE ARRIVAL (SENDING OR COLLECTING YOUR CHILD)
- Please submit a letter outlining the reason (s) in the case of absence if it takes more than one day; in particular if it is taking more days of absence, to the class teacher
- Please contact the numbers stated above or the class teacher if you expect to arrive late to school either when sending or collecting your child
- Please inform the class teacher or school management if your child I your child is expected to be absent from school for your family holidays or special occasions; or been absent due to illness
- Parents are deemed the responsible parties in taking up this task and to communicate with the School.
- CONTINUOUS ABSENCE of more than 3-consecutive weeks without prior written notification (by email or letter from parents) will allow the School to remove the child from the register
- CONTINUOUS LATE ARRIVAL (arrived after 1100) of more than 5 times within a period of 2-consecutive months without prior written notification (by email or letter from parents) and will allow the School to send reminders to the parents and after the 3-reminders will entitle the School to remove the child from the register.
NOTE: The school only runs during weekends and each day your child is absent, a considerable amount of lesson could have been missed. Please help your child and lessening the amount of catching up to do for the child and the class teacher.
The school fee is £350 per child for an academic year (August until June). Full upfront payment is expected with regard to the annual fees of £350. A registration fee of £50 is required at the time of registration.
For families with more than two children, the payment of fees will be that the fees for the first two children remains £300 per child and reduction of 20% to third & more children. (For eg: Child 1 £350, Child 2 £350, Child 3 £300, Child 4 £300 and so on).
The mode of payment is cash or cheque payable to Al Noor Aberdeen Mosque School. Please observe the requirement of upfront payment as it is important for managing the budget for the school.
4.2 DIFFICULTY TO PAY THE FEE
Please contact the School management should there be any difficulties to meet pay the fees. An application form for financial help can be obtained from the Office and can be forwarded to the Mosque Committee.
In absence of such application, parents are deemed fully liable to pay the full amount of fees of each child and answerable for the community at large for the failure to do so since it will only cause disruption and ultimately unfair to all other children and parents.
4.3 FAILURE TO PAY FEES
Parents are fully responsible to pay the fees in full at the start of the session, by or before the final payment date as announced by the School management.
Failure to pay the fees on time will severely affect the status as a student of the Al Noor School.
The student will not be allowed to attend any classes until full payment of fees is completed. Should the student still come to the School, he or she will be asked to leave the class and the parents will be contacted to collect their children from the School office.
5. ABSENTEEISM AND PAYMENT OF FEES
5.1 ABSENT FROM SCHOOL
Please inform the class teacher or school management if your child is expected to be absent from school for your family holidays or special occasions; or been absent due to illness.
5.2 PAYMENT OF FEES
Full payment is needed even when your child is not attending school due to family holidays etc. Any overdue fees because of this absence must be paid.
In the event of your child being absent for more than 6 weeks, the School will have to take off your child’s name off the Register and you have to re-register to be back to the School.
6. ATTIRE/DRESS CODE
6.1 REQUIREMENT FOR ALL – MALE AND FEMALE
- All teachers and students must wear loose clothing.
- No see-through or tight clothes or short clothes are permitted during school; anyone found in such attire will be reported to the school office or sent home.
6.2 REQUIREMENT FOR FEMALE STAFF AND TEACHERS
- Female teachers and female students over 10 years of age must wear loose and long tops which cover their awrah
- All female staff and students must have a head covering.
7. ISLAMIC ADAB (MANNERISM)
Respect and mutual understanding (please also refer to School Golden Rules).
- All students must respect the teachers and staffs at all time; and follow their instructions.
- No bad language should be used in school at any time under any condition.
8. SNACK TIME AND TUCK SHOP
- Each student must bring their snacks to school.
- Parents are required to provide snacks for their children.
- No students are allowed to leave the school or to go the shops during school time. This also includes prohibition of going to the shop closed-by.
- Alternatively, the students can buy snacks from the school tuck-shop.
9. RULES ON MOBILE PHONES AND GAMES CONSOLES
- Mobile phone or game consoles (psp, Nintendo ds etc.) are not allowed at any time during school time and must be switched-off at all times.
- In case of emergency, the student may seek permission to contact their parents via the school mobile number.
- All mobile phones and consoles must be kept in the teacher’s box throughout the class and is to be returned to the students at the end of the day.
10. TEXTBOOKS AND REFERENCE BOOKS
10.1 PURCHASE OF TEXT BOOKS
Each student is required to buy his / her own copy of textbook which could be bought from the school (if available) or directly from the publisher or from online bookstores.
10.2 GOODWORD BOOKS SERIES
The Goodword Books series from Grade 1 to Grade 10 will be referred to as the textbooks since the Academic Session 2013-14.
10.3 ADDITIONAL REFERENCES
We are still referring to the books: Islam for Younger People (for junior classes Grade 1 to 6) and the book Islam, Beliefs & Teachings (for senior classes Grade 7 to 10).
11. STATIONERIES REQUIRED
- Students MUST bring their basic stationeries such as: notebook/jotter, pen/pencil, rubber, sharpener etc. These can also be purchased from the school at a minimal price.
- All students must come prepared with basic stationery – pencil, eraser and sharpener; and with the Qur’an and/or with all relevant books and worksheets.
- Each student is provided with Homework Diary (for Islamic Studies) and Reading Record (for Qur’an recitation) and he/she must ensure it is kept in good condition. The school provides these Homework Diary and Reading Record only once and subsequent if it is lost or damaged, the school requires that it is available to purchase from the office.
12. PARENTS SUPPORT AND PARTICIPATION
We strongly request for parents’ cooperation with the School to help improve the child’s progress. The school merely provides an extension of the Islamic tarbiyyah that every parent is expected to conduct within their homes and that this responsibility rests with the parents.
Thus, a very strong link has to be forged between home and school and this requires direct involvement and commitment between the child, parent and teacher.
SCHOOL CODE OF CONDUCT – GOLDEN RULES
It is agreed that students and teachers to work together to uphold school rules and codes of behaviour. They agreed that all learners want a calm and happy atmosphere in all areas of the school and the Mosque.
They shared ideas and then agreed on these GOLDEN RULES which are displayed throughout the building:
1. We must always remember that we are Muslims with Islamic Akhlaq.
2. We must uphold Islamic Adaab (manners).
3. We treat everyone with respect at all times.
4. We follow instructions.
5. We are helpful, truthful and honest.
6. We keep our school tidy.
7. We are responsible for our own behaviour.
8. We are kind to each other.
9. We show consideration for others when we move around the school.
Our older students are expected to set examples of appropriate behaviour and mutual respect between all students and staff is integral to our school ethos.