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  • Enrollment of ISW Students at FIS
    under the following conditions Parents must make an application by March 15 Applications shall be dealt with under the normal considerations of space availability and educational requirements as outlined in regulation 8 202R Children attending the highest grade at FISW are assured a place in the next grade at FIS Children in lower grades will be admitted on a space availability basis with final decisions taken not later than April

    Original URL path: http://fispol.fis.edu/section8/8.205R.htm (2015-11-11)
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  • Admission of ESL students
    English as one of his home languages or b has not attended an English medium school for at least four years or c has not exited an ESL program at his former school Application and placement procedure The documentation sent out by the admissions office will contain a request that ESL applicants submit a writing sample when developmentally appropriate to be done under teacher supervision When the documentation is returned to FIS it is sent with the writing sample to the counsellor flagged with the need for ESL testing In the ES this will be sent directly to the ESL department The counsellor will alert the ESL department A provisional placement recommendation can then be made in advance of the formal placement testing which is carried out when the child arrives at FIS The formal placement testing will be developmentally appropriate In most cases it will determine proficiency levels in reading writing speaking and listening Admission is provisional until the ESL department among other interested parties confirms that a suitable programme can be offered to the child after formal testing procedures have been completed The ESL tester s in consultation with the ESL department head will determine the proficiency level

    Original URL path: http://fispol.fis.edu/section8/8.206.htm (2015-11-11)
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  • Exiting the ESL program
    increasing accuracy Students should be competitive with other exited students in fulfilling the student learning outcomes of the mainstream curriculum based i a on teacher observations portfolios writing samples and other appropriate class work Exiting from the program in the Primary School generally does not take place This is due to the fact that a even under optimal circumstances it takes at least five years for a foreign learner to

    Original URL path: http://fispol.fis.edu/section8/8.207R.htm (2015-11-11)
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  • Monitoring exited ESL students
    1 An existing student database should be updated at the beginning of each school year similar to the attendance system in the US on which a teacher can readily note which students are in a special situation e g ESL special needs IBDP etc Exited students should also be on this database This would necessitate teachers in the PS ES and at FISW having computer access to student databases Homeroom teachers should also check the Student Language Profile of all new students 2 Any teacher will be able to fill in an online ESL referral form indicating a concern about an exited student s progress This form will be sent to the ESL dept for further action 3 There is a need for more regularly scheduled meetings about student progress not just on an as needed basis If ESL students are on the agenda the ESL teacher s of that grade level should be free to attend the meeting If concerns are raised about exited ESL students students are then red flagged and one or more of the following consequences may ensue Possible return to ESL instruction Consult files for consistency in comments amongst other subject reports A meeting with

    Original URL path: http://fispol.fis.edu/section8/8.208R.htm (2015-11-11)
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  • Attendance
    appointments which cannot be made outside school hours A unique once in a lifetime experience where the student is required to plan ahead for homework and agrees on a method to reflect on and share the experience with others In the case of exceptional circumstances as approved by the Head of School up to two additional excused absences per year Except in the case of illness or other emergencies absences directly before or after a school holiday or during exam weeks will generally not be excused Upon returning to school after any absence parents should send a note of explanation to the school In the Upper School a doctor s certificate is required after three consecutive days of absence If the absence is officially excused students should make arrangements with teachers to make up any work missed Each division will follow procedures that allow students a reasonable time to complete work assessments either before or after an excused absence No absence that extends a school or public holiday will be considered excused without a medical certificate or the special permission of the Head of School Upper School students must be present 80 percent or more of a semester excluding excused absences in order to receive academic credit In all divisions a review of student progress will result in the event of extended absence Students who are sick may make up work with tutorial assistance and may receive credit if they complete the work successfully Absence from class without permission Students are required to attend all scheduled classes and activities If a student is absent from a class without permission the student will be reported to the principal or year head who will take appropriate disciplinary action Lateness to school School attendance is taken during morning homeroom If students arrive at

    Original URL path: http://fispol.fis.edu/section8/8.301.htm (2015-11-11)
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  • Students Leaving School Grounds
    be subject to disciplinary action Students leaving the school grounds during the day must bring a note signed by their parent or guardian stating the destination and time of departure Parents may personally request early dismissal by telephoning the administrative assistant in the appropriate division Students in grades 11 and 12 who have submitted a permission slip for off campus privileges signed by their parents will require an off campus

    Original URL path: http://fispol.fis.edu/section8/8.3040.htm (2015-11-11)
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  • Health and Life Skills Education
    building self esteem enhancing communication and conflict resolution skills stress relief and issues of reproductive health Health and Life Skills Education shall be available to all students in grades First Steps to Twelve in some or all of the following forms w the provision of a comprehensive physical education program w integration of health and life skills principles and concepts across the curriculum and in homeroom teaching and activities where

    Original URL path: http://fispol.fis.edu/section8/8.401.htm (2015-11-11)
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  • Student Conduct and Discipline
    and students When disciplinary procedures do not result in needed improvements in conduct and behavior the initial enrollment contract signed by the parent or guardian may be immediately rescinded or not renewed for the following year Where appropriate the police will be involved Unacceptable Student Conduct or Behavior Unacceptable student conduct or behavior take many forms Some of the more serious examples include Cheating and Plagiarism When a student uses the written or published work of another person he she must state or quote the source from which the material is taken Any student deliberately taking someone else s idea writing or work and passing it off as his her own is subject to failure on the piece of work or the term in which the work was done This also applies to anyone caught cheating on a quiz test or final exam In the case of externally examined subjects the rules of the external authority shall be used Bullying and Intimidation All students have the right to learn in an environment free from bullying abusive behavior or harassment Behavior that infringes on the safety of any student and or disrupts the educational process will not be tolerated A student shall not bully intimidate or harass another student through words or actions Such behavior includes but is not limited to direct physical contact such as hitting or shoving threats verbal assaults such as teasing or name calling and social isolation or manipulation either in person or on the internet while on FIS property or as an educational disruption brought to the school through a personal or internet communication This policy applies to students on school grounds while traveling to and from school while waiting for the arrival of or immediately following the departure of any school bus at designated school

    Original URL path: http://fispol.fis.edu/section8/8.402.htm (2015-11-11)
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