The school fees are collected in advance for a period of three months (quarterly) at a time as follows :
i) April – June To be deposited by the 10th of April
ii) July – Sept To be deposited by the 10th of July
iii) Oct – Dec To be deposited by the 10th of October
iv) Jan – March To be deposited by the 10th of January
When the 10th happens to be a school holiday, the fees will be accepted on the next working day.
Fees are to be paid through cheques / Debit Card / Credit Card at the School Fee Counter or through Online Payment. No cash will be accepted.
PROCESS TO MAKE ONLINE PAYMENT:
Visit the School Website: https://somervillevasundhara.in/ and click on the Online Payment Tab. (Top of the Website)
* Transaction charges as applicable
* This facility can be availed only by students paying the amount as per the fee book.
* This portal will be active from 1st to 20th of the first month of every quarter. (April, July, October, January)
Cheques are to be drawn in favour of “Somerville School, Vasundhara Enclave”. Parents are advised to ensure that the name, the class and the admission number of their ward and parent’s mobile number is neatly written at the back of the cheque. If a fee cheque is dishonoured due to insufficient funds, or any other reason, the parent should immediately contact the School Office. In such cases, the fee must be paid by Demand Draft with bank charges of Rs. 300/-. Dishonour of cheques is a criminal offence.
Annual Charges and Development Fees may be paid in two equal installments in the months of April and October quarters.
In case a parent fails to deposit the fees by the end of the relevant quarter / month, a late payment amount of ` 200/- will be charged. If the fees are not paid by the end of the concerned fee quarter / month, the name of the defaulter shall be struck off the rolls. Fresh admission will then have to be taken (at the sole discretion of the Principal) and in such cases parents will have to pay Rs. 2,000/- (fine) + Rs. 200/- (re-admission fees).
No tuition fees or bus fees will be refunded by the school authorities even if a student attends class for one day and is subsequently withdrawn from the school. Annual Charges and Development Fee will be refunded proportionately according to the student’s attendance.
Bus fee is charged for eleven months in an academic year. At least one calendar month’s notice should be given for discontinuation of the bus facility or one month’s bus fees should be deposited in lieu thereof.
The Parent’s copy of the fee deposit slip is the valid fee receipt. No other receipt will be issued.
Tuition fee certificates will be issued only annually (in the month of March) on a written request after clearing all payments. The certificates will be issued from 2.00 to 3.00 pm within two working days after the receipt of the application.
If the Fee Deposit Booklet is lost, a fresh booklet can be obtained from the School Office on payment of Rs. 50/-.
FEE STRUCTURE & OTHER CHARGES FOR THE YEAR 2020 – 2021
MONTHLY TUTION FEES
Class XI-XII(For science students only)
Class XI-XII(Computer Fee for students opting Computers as optional subject)
Class Pre Primary – II
Class Pre Primary – II
ONE TIME PAYMENTS (At the Time of Admission)
INSTRUCTIONS FOR BUS USERS
Parents are requested not to enter school buses to see off and receive their wards.
Parents should not try to overtake and stop the School bus to facilitate the boarding of their wards as this endangers the safety of the bus and its occupants. This act would lead to strict disciplinary action, including withdrawal of school bus facilities to the concerned student.
Parents should not argue with the teachers present in the bus or the conductor / driver. If there is any problem, a written complaint to the Administrative Officer/Assistant Administrative Officer/ Bus In Charge should be given.
Under no circumstances students are allowed to go behind or under the parked buses within the school campus. Students are also not allowed to sit in the parked buses during school hours.
Under no circumstances, should students touch the instrument panel of the buses.
A student using the school bus is expected to be at the bus stop at least ten minutes before the scheduled arrival of the bus. The student has to be on the correct side of the arriving bus. The scheduled pick-up time is available with the Transport-in- charge/ Admin Office at the school. The school reserves the right to alter the timings, routes and stoppages as and when necessary.
If any parent whose child is availing school transport service wishes to take their ward privately in his/her own transport, he/she has to collect the Permission Slip from the school authorities half an hour before the end of the last class.
Students are allowed to use only the allotted bus and bus stop. No change can be allowed without prior written permission of the school.
If a student misses his allotted bus he should not try to board any other bus. It is the responsibility of the parents to drop off their wards to the school. However the student will return by the allotted bus.
The buses will not wait for latecomers.
No student should sit near the entry door or get up from his/her seat to come near the entry door of the bus until it comes to a complete halt. The front door of the bus is the only authorized entrance and exit. No student is permitted to open or close the door. This is the duty of the bus conductor.
Boarding and alighting from buses should be done in silence and in an orderly manner.
All students must occupy vacant seats immediately after boarding their respective buses. Reservation of seats for co-commuters is not allowed under any circumstances.
No student should travel standing on the footboard.
Students must not move around in the bus when it is in motion.
Students must make sure that the aisle of the bus is clear and school bags and other belongings are placed properly.
Students must not put any part of their body outside the bus. They should not put their hands out even for waving.
No object should be discarded inside or thrown outside the bus.
Consumption of edibles is not permitted in the buses.
Unruly behaviour like shrieking, shouting and playing foul is strictly prohibited. Courteous behaviour is expected at all times.
The driver’s attention must not be distracted for any reason. The driver shall not use mobile phone while driving. If any urgent call comes from the school, he should stop the bus by the wayside and attend to the same. However the driver should be called only in an emergency, and all other calls from the school should be made to the conductor of the bus.
The drivers are authorized to stop buses at the designated stops only. The list of stops is prepared keeping in view the convenience and safety of all bus commuters and is always subject to change.
The bus monitor (to be detailed by the teacher travelling in the bus) on duty is responsible for maintaining discipline in the buses. Any serious offence must be reported to the teacher on duty immediately. On a day when the teacher is not present the information may be given to the Administrative Office.
In case of any change, of a temporary or permanent nature, in transport pick-up / drop point or transport route, the permission for the same has to be sought by making an application to the Transport/ Admin department at the School office. In case of a permanent change of the transport route, the application must be filed along with an administrative charge of Rs. 50/- (Rupees Fifty only) at the School Office.
Students of classes Nursery to V must be escorted to and from the bus stops by parents or authorized persons. Parents must submit an application with photographs of persons other than themselves, who they authorize to pick-up and drop off their wards. In case no one turns up at the bus stop to receive their ward from the respective bus drop points, the student will be brought back to the school and will be handed over only to persons authorized to collect him/her.
Parents of students from classes VI XII must submit an application on the prescribed form stating clearly whether their children are to be permitted to go home unescorted from the bus stop. The form for the above application will be provided by the school. The filling in of this form will be an annual exercise.
The Monthly Transport service charges for the scheduled route / routes will be as per notification. Fees will be charged for 11 months from January to May and from July to December. A parent, who wishes to withdraw the transport facility is required to give a month’s notice or fees in lieu. A parent who wishes to withdraw the transport facility before the vacations and rejoin after the vacations, may not be given the transport service facility. The amount is payable along with the school fees on a quarterly basis/ or as per State rules.
Children are required to listen and be polite to the conductor and the driver of the bus.
Parents are advised not to gift, bribe or tempt the crew of the bus in order to extract an obligation. Also parents should not take the law in their own hands in dealing with the crew of the bus or any child in the bus.
Indiscipline in the school bus, disregard for instructions of Bus Staff or teachers and flouting of any rules outlined above will invite disciplinary action, suspension or withdrawal of bus facility.