Our School Rules
Your school community of teachers and parents expect:
That you come to school every day and arrive on time. This means:
- That you attend school everyday unless it is absolutely unavoidable; - That if you miss school you bring in a note or a Doctor’s Certificate;- That if you must leave school during the day, you get permission;
That if you are unavoidably late, you bring in a note;
That if you are unavoidably late, you bring in a note; - That you arrive at all classes on time and not delay.
- Time missed is hard to make up; - The school is entitled to an explanation’
- The school is responsible for you during the day;
- Out of courtesy
- It wastes your time, the teachers’ time and class time.
That you do your best to work both in class and at your homework. This means:
- That you listen to the teachers;
- That you don’t disturb the class;
- That you do your homework each night, written and oral;
- That you always carry your journal and take down your homework in it; - That you get it signed by your parents.
- The teacher is only trying to help you;
- It is unfair to other who wishes to learn;
- It is a back-up to the work done in class;
- It helps you remember what you have to do;
- It lets your parents see how you are getting on.
That you come in properly prepared for your subjects. This means:
- That you have the proper pens, books and copies; - That you carry them in a schoolbag;
- That you bring any special equipment needed.
- It only wastes time if you haven’t got them; - It prevents loss and keeps books from becoming tattered; - It is impossible to do the subject without them.
That you come to school in uniform, clean and tidy. This means:
- That you don’t drag in mud or dirt;
- That you wear suitable clothing in changeable weather.
- It prevents dirtying the school;
- It means not sitting in wet or missing class.
That you have respect and consideration for other students. This means:
- Being helpful and treating others with good manners and respect; - Not picking-on or bullying others;
Not fighting; - That you don’t push and shove your way around;
That you respect their property.
That you respect the instructions of your teachers. This means:
- That you are courteous and respectful to them;
- That it applies especially when accompanied by teachers outside the school.
- Everyone is entitled to this;
- It makes the outing more enjoyable for all.
That you act in a proper manner around the school. This means:
- Walking in an orderly way between rooms along the routes specified; - Waiting quietly in line before entering classrooms;
- Taking your break in the manner and area specified;
- Taking your bag and coat home.
- It is unhealthy and dangerous;
- It avoids confusion and accident;
- It is safer and helps with supervision; - You won’t lose them.
That you are tidy and careful with school property. This means:
- That you don’t break, damage or deface school property;
- When using equipment or books, returning them tidily after class; - Taking pride in the appearance of the school and avoiding litter.
- Others have to use it and it is expensive; - To facilitate other users;
- No one like messy surroundings.
Thank you for keeping our school rules. Your teachers, fellow pupils and parents all appreciate your efforts.
Mrs Anne-Marie Ford