Our Policy

Our Policy

Below, you will find general admission guidelines and Learning Centre Procedures (LCP) for Pre-school, Nursery, Primary and Secondary (K-12). You are welcome.

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ADMISSION POLICY AND BASIC INFORMATION

  • How to register a student?

To register a student, please visit the Shalom Children Academy Admin office to pick up a registration packet. We will need proof of residency, a birth certificate, last school result and immunization records. You will receive forms to complete and return to the school. The principal will meet with staff, decide on classroom placement following assessment test and communicate when your child will be be able to begin, usually within couple of days of registration.

School Calendar

  • At what time are Students allowed to be dropped off?

Students are expected to be dropped off on or before 7:30am, the school assembly begins promptly at 7:40am. Students are tardy (late) after 7:30am

  • At what time does school end?

The school’s student dismissal bell rings at 2:00pm for nursery and primary and 2:30pm for secondary. After-school lesson or meeting may continue from 2 to 3pm, and so staff duties may continue to 3pm or 4pm where necessary.

Teachers ensure pupils classroom books are marked and recorded(leaving school without completing your statutory records e.g. lesson note, conduct chart, marking class work/homework and attending staff meeting where necessary will attract demerits).The Admin office closes by 4pm while on early dismissal days this scenario differ.

  • What time does school end on early dismissal day?

School will end at 12:30 on early dismissal days. These days are present on the calendar(usually Friday and after exam period).

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Transportation policy

  • How can I find out about bus routes?

Please call shalom administration office number on (+234) 08064873400,(+234) 08055242302.

  • Who is authorized to pick up my child at school?

Only individuals who are listed on your child’s emergency card may pick up your child from school or persons` notified the teacher. Nannies and teachers guarantee kids have been picked before leaving.

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HEALTH & SAFETY POLICY

Our Health &Safety policy reflects the consideration we give to the safeguarding of our pupils both within the school environment and when away from  the school when undertaking  school trips and  visits.

We are severely committed to ensuring that our children are in safe health condition at all times.  Working tirelessly in line with the National School Health Policy and the Implementation Guideline, since standard guidelines have been erected along this line as the National School Health Association (NSHA ) merging other  health related bodies crowned with the assistance of UNICEF have been able to deliver.

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POLICY GOALS

The goals of our health and safety policy are to:

  • Enhance the quality of health in the school community
  • Create an enabling environment for inter-sectorial partnership in the promotion of child friendly  school environment, for teaching and learning and health development
  • Providing a safe learning environment free from undue risk to health.

POLICY OBJECTIVES

  • Topromote the health of learners to achieve the goals of education
  • To facilitate effective monitoring and evaluation of the school health programme
  • To ensure that the children are free from fatal accidents
  • To promote the skill based health knowledge among the children

Several means and strategies have been observed so as to reduce the risk of accidents and health hazards to the barest minimum in our school. Educating our children on health related issues as it is specifically involved in their course of study.

The children are trained to refrain from violent activities and vigorous exercise so as to avoid inflicting injuries of any sort on each other. Discipline is being maintained at a reasonable standard. The children are equipped with a very high administrative knowledge of the “First Aid” treatment and various first aid items. The hands of skilled health workers and personals are also employed in the school’s health matters. All staffs, students and other personals are expected to keep to the school’s health and safety policies within the school’s confinement.

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ANTI-BUYING POLICY

       AIMS

  • To foster a community in which all its member are entitled to freedom and equal rights
  • To guide that the education at Shalom Children Academy takes place in a conducive sphere
  • To ensure that the attention of our children is not divided as a result of tension or fear

Bullying being an act of intimidating a weaker person to do something, especially such repeated coercion will not be accommodated in our school irrespective of the manner in which it is carried out, as it could be done in a verbal, physical, and emotional or cyber manner.

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EXTIRPATION OF BULLYING

Since bullying is a serious offense which could lead to psychological distort or even suicide if not prevented, We have derived appropriate means of educating our children on Anti- bullying through moral lessons, assemblies, stories, and through other moderate educating means .

STRATEGIES

To all parents and staff, all suspicion of bullying against your child or any other child should be reported to the class head teacher with evidence(s) if possible, so as it could be discussed among the school administrative heads and handled with genuine immediate effect.

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SAFEGUARDING POLICY

In accepting that children have the right to protection from neglect, physical, emotional and sexual abuse, Shalom Children Academy recognizes its responsibility for

  • Educating staff and pupils in such issues
  • Protecting pupils
  • Reporting concerns about pupil welfare or safety
  • Reacting to any child protection issue that may be
  1. Suspected
  2. Reported
  3. Disclosed

We acknowledge that listening to children is an important and essential part of safeguarding them against abuse and neglect.  To this end any concern in relation to an individual child will be listened to and acted upon in order to safeguard his or her welfare. We will also seek to ensure that the child who makes a complaint is informed not only about the action the school will take but also the length of time required to resolve reported issue is the case demands.

Members of staff have day to day contact with pupils and as such are well-placed to observe any possible signs of abuse and to report them to the designated senior member of staff.

 AIMS

  • To ensure that members of staff take part in inset courses leading to a good understanding
  • To ensure that  all  members  of staff are aware of their role in the safeguarding of  pupils
  •  To ensure that parents are aware of the schools role in the  safeguarding of pupils
  • To ensure liaison with other agencies involved  in  the safeguarding of children

PROCEDURES

  • Effective links are made with relevant external agencies
  • Safe recruitment practices are followed.
  • Members of  staff are aware of the procedures  to take where an allegation is made against a colleague
  • All records are securely kept separately from other students files in the administration office for important references as regards to safety matters.

The school has written recruitment procedures linking explicitly to this policy. The statement is included in the candidate information packs and the schools FAQs

Other school policies can be collected from the administration office which include

  • Curriculum Policy
  • Home Work Policy
  • School Dress Code Policy
  • Bus Movement Policy

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