A Handbook for Parents 2017-2018
Code of Discipline
In our school we value every students right to a quality education in a caring, safe and respectful environment. We strive to encourage personal excellence and aim to help our students become their best selves. Therefore, we have high and realistic expectations for our students.
Our Code of Conduct seeks to reflect and support these expectations. At all times we seek to encourage self discipline, respect and reason. Our hope is that the code will be not so much imposed, as followed because it is understood.
Every effort is made to encourage positive behaviour:
The rules and sanction guidelines below outline expected behaviour and some usual steps taken when a rule is breached. However, it should be understood that it is impossible to anticipate every single unsafe action in any given context. Therefore, the school reserves the right to vary these procedures and sanctions, taking into account the particular circumstances of incidents, the individual record of students, the health and safety of students, and the rights of other students to learn and of teachers to teach, in a safe and respectful environment.
In addition to the sanctions listed in the following guidelines, the school has formal procedures that are designed to positively uphold and support the code of conduct. They are:
Note that only the introduction to this document has been published
publicly online. For a full copy of this document please email
firstname.lastname@example.org requesting a copy. Please remember to include your name, address, son/daughters
name and their class.