The right atmosphere in a boarding institution makes a child grow up with a sense of responsibility and self-discipline, respect for different customs and cultures. Boarding Houses at VSRCS are blended very well with modern technology and international outlook. Young boys and girls enter the portals of the Boarding House at a tender age and then emerge as mature and confident young men and women, bearing the distinctive VSRCIANS traits of Confidence, Discipline and Honesty which distinguishes them in a crowd.
The School has air conditioned hostels with separate facilities for boys and girls. The spacious, well-ventilated rooms are shared by Six students. Hot water facility is made available in winters.
Each hostel has a total capacity of 36 students under the efficient supervision of the House Parents. The students are expected to make their beds in the morning and to arrange and maintain their almirah and respective personal spaces. The hostels are inspected regularly by the Staff to ensure that the rooms are well kept. House-keeping and laundry are handled by the contracted staff of Compass.
The Boarding Houses also provide modern comforts with recreational facilities including indoor games in the Common Room where children are able to use their leisure time productively. They can watch television in the afternoon and in the evening after dinner.
Students take their meals in the comfortable ambience of the spacious Dining Hall guided on meal etiquettes by the House Parents and teachers. British caterers Compass provide hygienic and nutritive food and efficient service.
Food is served to the juniors while the seniors serve themselves. Stress is laid on quality, nutrition and hygiene.
A Menu Committee comprising students and teachers plan the menu and ensure quality, variety and diet options in consultation with a nutritionist. The menu includes vegetarian and non-vegetarian options
Students are allotted cubicles/rooms according to their age and class.
Students should not waste water and electricity.
Recreational facilities like Indoor games, Television and newspapers are provided to the boarders.
Boarders must bring the clothing and other essential things as per the list provided by the school.
The clothes should be labeled, listed and one copy should be given to the resident matron.
They should always be punctual and maintain strict discipline.
Rooms have to be kept neat and clean at all times
Should not waste water and electricity.
Boarders are not allowed to keep any money, valuables, any electronic gadgets or mobile phones etc. with them.
All purchases by the boarders must be done through the school authorities or parents and Guardians.
In case any parent sends food articles to any boarder, they will not be permitted to keep eatables inside the room.
Parents can visit their wards on Sunday or a holiday.
Students are expected to use the study time profitably and discipline has to be maintained in the study hall.
Fancy belts, rings, trinkets, make-up sets, nail polish, hair colours will be confiscated if brought to school.
Only hair clips, hair bands or ribbons for girls. Long hair should be braided.
Fancy hair cut or coloring of hair is prohibited.
Boarders have to wear the sports uniform provided by the school for games.
In case of sickness, it should be reported to the boarding mentor and to the resident nurse for appropriate action.
All incidental expenses of the boarders will be recovered from their pocket money.
Boarders are not permitted to visit or stay in other rooms after 10.00 p.m.
Boarders have to pay all dues towards the school before leaving the boarding.
Any damage caused to the school property will be recovered along with a fine.
Boarding rules have to be strictly followed by all boarders.
Continuation as boarder will be based on the academic performance, behavior and turnout.
Students are normally not allowed to leave the school during the term except in very special cases.
Students may be granted leave up to a maximum period of three days in case of an emergency and this can be availed only once in a year.
Leave may be granted for special medical treatment if necessary.
A written request from the parent should be sent directly to the boarding mentor for availing leave.
Prescription and Medical Bills to be submitted after a long absence. The Doctor's certificate only will not be taken into consideration.
The students should be picked up and brought back strictly on the dates and time given to them
The boarders will not be sent with any other person unless he/she brings a letter of authorization from the parent
Boarders are not allowed to go out the campus without the authorization of the boarding mentor.
While leaving the school campus they must wear the student identity card.
Boarders are not allowed to stay alone or with friends while they are in exeat.
In case of drop and pick up is required by the boarders, parents are to inform the boarding mentor in writing well in advance. The cost of the same will be recovered from their pocket money.
VSRCS offers weekly and regular boarding options for its students. These options have been planned to suit the diverse needs of parents and students.
Weekly Boarding - The weekly boarding option is particularly helpful for families that are nuclear and where both the parents are working. The children are in school through the week and are engaged in all the activities of the boarding house. The students visit their homes on Saturday aftternoon and stay connected with their family as well.
Regular Boarding - The regular boarding students stay on campus throughout the academic year except during vacations. They experience the complete boarding program of the weekend activities that are constructive, fun and engaging.
The house-parents and mentors of VSRCS are committed to being there for the students at any time of the day or night. It is their responsibility to ensure that all students are healthy, happy and well cared for. A homely environment is important for a child's well being and the house-parents completely understand this. The house-parents are well acquainted with the knowledge of first-aid, resolving disagreements or conflicts, puberty and adolescence age and emotional well being. In the absence of parents, house-parents play a significant role in the child's life by being a guide, friend, counsellor and a role model.
House parents and mentors are also responsible for ensuring that all boarders get supervised and personalised academic support by the skilled staff at EISB. Boarders are supported in all subjects and encouraged to develop a regular study schedule.
The School has a well designed fire-fighting system with fire hydrants connected to the overhead tank. The School has an environmentally friendly generator which ensures that the electricity supply is uninterrupted. A multilevel security system comprising CCTV cameras are installed for electronic monitoring. A Security Agency with well trained guards ensures campus security at all times. Mock evacuation drills are conducted regularly to teach the students to handle emergencies.
Celebrations and festivities are occasions that everyone looks forward to International and Indian festivals, National Day's are celebrated with the same vigour, pride and joy. Birthday celebrations are held at the Club with children inviting their classmates - they enjoy merry time dancing, partying and cutting the cake with friends, house parents and teachers.
VSRCS places great importance on the health and safety of children. A well-equipped infirmary with a nurse is available on campus fulltime. Regular health checkups are conducted by qualified doctors. Reports of the health check are conveyed to parents in case the student needs any treatment. In case of emergencies, the child is taken to the nearest clinic/hospital. Prescription drugs are administered to the child only when prescribed by the physician.
Professional personal counselling is available to students as and when needed to resolve any conflicts or disturbances that may arise at any time.
A professional career guidance counsellor guides students with their academic choices, co-curricular pursuits, careers and pre-university advice. Complete guidance on test preparations and support for college applications is provided without any additional monetary commitments.
At VSRCS, we offer a multi-cuisine food menu which caters to varying tastes and ethnicities. The food menu which changes daily has been designed in such a way that it adheres to the nutritional needs of the boarders, thus helping parents to be confident of their children's eating habits. Jain, Vegetarian & Non-Vegetarian meals are available.