Health is Wealth
School Activities to ensure health and hygine of students:
- School boundaries and gates are well guarded 24x7, by trained guards in proper uniform.
- Entry of parents and visitors is restricted and entry pass is issued to all the visitors. Visitors' Register is maintained at school reception as well as at the school gate. Visitors' badges are issued to visitors while in school, for their identification
- Visiting time is well defined and printed in the school diary.
- The entire School campus is well covered with CCTV cameras with recording remote viewing.
- CCTV display can be accessed in the office of the Principal, VP, HM and AO for efficient supervision.
- For announcements Public Address System is also installed and covers the entire school campus.
- The school has a well planned disaster management plan. Evacuation routes are well defined. Evacuation route indicators are put up in entire building. Disaster management committee undertakes disaster management drills and awareness programmes regularly.
- Fire safety equipment as per norms is installed in school. Fire extinguishers are available in all labs and school auditorium. Staff has been trained in the use of the equipment. NOC from the Fire Department is available.
- All buses are run as per Supreme Court & STA guidelines. Buses are well equipped with First-aid box. Bus reflectors are installed in all the buses. GPS system will be installed in buses shortly.
- In all the buses, in addition to the attendant, staff members are put on duty as bus in-charges according to a pre-planned roster. Consequently, till the last stop of each bus route, a staff member is present in the bus on duty. Senior students as bus monitors further assist in enhancing the safety of bus users.
- Dispersal of students is regularly monitored by bus in-charges, coaches and PETs. All bus users assemble in the play ground at dispersal time and attendance is marked. Dispersal time is scattered to ensure safety by avoiding overcrowding at exit points.
- The school terrace cannot be accessed by students. Gates to the terrace are kept safely locked.
- Swimming pools have life guards on duty as well as a security guard to regulate entry.
- Take a bath daily, preferably with a medicated soap.
- Wash your armpits and clean behind your ears properly, with soap.
- Wash your face regularly to prevent blackheads and pimples.
- Pat your skin dry with a clean towel after a bath.
- Keep your skin moisturized to prevent it from becoming dry.
- Oil your hair once a week.
- Use your fingertips to massage your scalp while shampooing.
- Shampoo your hair at least twice a week.
- Do not comb or brush wet hair as it’s weakest then.
- Avoid using hairdryer and styling products as much as possible.
- A diet rich in vitamin E(green leafy vegetables, nuts, especially almonds, corn oil, liver, wheat germ helps prevent premature graying and hair fall).
Care of hands and feet
- Use a medicated soap to wash your hands.
- Clean your hands for at least 20 seconds at a time. Don’t just rub your palms together but clean the entire space between the fingers as well as the back of your hands. Also, clean the space between your toes thoroughly, whilst taking a bath.
- Cut your finger and toe nails at regular intervals.
- Wear cotton socks and comfortable shoes.
- Keep your feet dry and clean by dusting them with talcum powder. This helps prevent bacterial and fungal infection.
- Gently splash your eyes whilst keeping them closed with cold water every morning.
- Avoid reading in dim light.
- Do not strain your eyes by watching T.V. from too close or by sitting in front of a computer for too long. Every twenty minutes or so, look at a distant object, about 15-20 feet away. Take a break every half an hour or so.
- Whilst reading or writing, keep an erect posture.
- A diet rich in vitamin A (whole milk, cheese, butter, eggs, liver, red, green and yellow fruits and vegetables, especially carrots) is good for the eyes.
Caring for your ear and nose
- Do not use pointed or metallic objects to remove excess wax from your ears.
- Use soft and moist cotton buds to clean your ears. Do it very gently.
- In case of an earache or ear discharge consult a doctor immediately.
- Breathe through your nose as the hair in it prevents any foreign matter from going inside.
- Blow your nose, one nostril at a time, to prevent rupturing delicate membranes lining the inside of the nose.
- Brush your teeth twice a day, preferably after breakfast and after dinner.
- Rinse your mouth after every meal and especially after eating anything sticky or sweet, to prevent tooth decay and bad breath.
- Flossing is useful for keeping gums healthy and for preventing tartar build up.
- When you see your dentist next, ask him how to brush the teeth and massage the gums. Also clean the tongue with a silver or plastic cleaner.