Terms and Conditons

RULES ARE DRAWN UP IN ORDER TO REALISE THE VALUES CONTAINED IN THE CODE

The purpose of roles is, therefore, to:

  • Create and maintain a positive learning environment.
  • Define acceptable and unacceptable behaviour
  • Promote educational goals
  • All learners need to adhere to the following rules at all times in order to maintain an acceptable behaviour.

GENERAL RULES AND MANNERS:

  • Arrive on time for school.
  • Say 'please' and 'thank you'.
  • Greet all adults at all times.
  • Stay away from the carports because they are out of bounds at all times
  • Refrain from throwing any objects on the playground or in the classrooms
  • Not use unacceptable language.
  • Not deface any desks or school property
  • Not remove or tamper with anything that does not belong to me.
  • Refrain from any form of challenge of an educator's authority whatsoever.
  • Speak to the educator personally at an appropriate time after the lesson if I have a problem.
  • Use the toilets properly and leave them clean.
  • Do not bring my cell phone to school and use it during school hours. If the phone is at school I am aware that the school cannot be held liable for its loss and damage.
  • No smoking and drinking.

AT SCHOOL

  • NOT BULLY OR BE BULLIED
  • Not run or play on the corridors.
  • Keep left and walk briskly in single file.
  • Not tamper or vandalise any fixtures or fittings of the school.
  • Not leave the school ground or classroom during school hours without the permission of the principal or educator.
  • Not bring pets or toys or valuables to school.
  • Obey the instructions of prefects, any monitors and scholar patrol members without complaint.
  • Leave the school premises by 14h20 unless I am attending the aftercare or an enrichment programme activity.
  • Not be involved in any form of initiation and unmannerly farewell celebrations.
  • Not be guilty of any form of rowdiness or loud behaviour.
  • Not bring or distribute undesirable reading matter.
  • Enter and exit from the hall in an orderly and disciplined manner.
  • Only use the public telephones during breaks or after school.
  • Not use the telephone in the office.
  • Report any accidental breakages to the office immediately
  • Not climb over any school fence
  • Not go into the school building during break unless I am visiting the Media Centre.
  • Not rollerblade or skateboard or ride my bicycle on school premises.
  • Keep my hair neat, clean and in an appropriate style for primary school pupils.
  • Keep my nails short, clean and free from nail varnish / polish.
  • Exercise exemplary behaviour when making use of public transport.
  • Behave as an ambassador for my school when on an excursion or tours.
  • Bring a note written and signed by my parents or doctor's note after I have been absent.
  • Catch up any work missed after I have been absent.
  • Not smoke on the school grounds or while in school uniform.
  • hold the school responsible for any valuables lost or damaged at school including cellphones.

IN THE CLASSROOM:

  • NOT BULLY OR BE BULLIED.
  • Line up quietly in an orderly manner.
  • Be prompt and on time for lessons.
  • Lead in quietly.
  • Wait to greet the teacher.
  • Listen to instructions.
  • Respect my own equipment as well as that of other people.
  • Make sure that I have my own equipment and stationery so that I do not have to borrow from others.
  • Raise my hand when I wish to say or ask something.
  • Not interrupt when someone else is speaking.
  • Not be disruptive, thereby preventing the other pupils from receiving quality education.
  • Respect textbooks and all other equipment.
  • Not touch or remove anything from my teacher's desk.
  • Not throw any objects in the classroom.
  • Not challenge a teacher's authority during a lesson but rather speak to him / her privately after the lesson.
  • Pick up any litter around my desk and place my chair neatly under my desk before leaving the classroom.
  • Complete all homework and class work assignments to the best of my ability.
  • Be honest in all my work, including tests, and in all that I say.
  • Stand up and greet any adult who enters the classroom.
  • Not eat or chew bubble gum.

ON THE PLAYGROUND

  • NOT BULLY OR BE BULLIED.
  • Avoid rough or dangerous games.
  • Avoid fighting.
  • Refrain from using unacceptable language
  • Remember that all classrooms and parking areas are strictly out of bounds during breaks and before and after school.
  • Move aside to allow an adult to pass Include other children in my games.
  • Consider other children and not disrupt their games.
  • Move quickly to class when the bell rings.
  • Get up and greet all adults who walk passed.
  • Offer assistance to adults.

DURING SPORTING ACTIVITIES:

  • Dress appropriately and neatly as prescribed.
  • Display sportsmanship whether winning or losing.
  • Respect the umpire's/referee's/educator's decisions.
  • Thank the umpire/referee/educator and opponents at the end of the match/practice.
  • Listen to instructions.
  • Sit quietly while being transported.
  • Thank the driver and coach.
  • Assist the teacher in accounting for all the equipment and packing it away neatly.
  • Attend every practice/match or make my apologies to the educator/coach.

DURING CULTURAL ACTIVITIES:

  • Listen to instructions.
  • Respect the venue I am using and not touch anything that does not belong to me in the venue.
  • Pack away all equipment, neatly.
  • Leave the venue in a neat, orderly and acceptable condition

AT THE AFTER CARE CENTRE:

Person in charge of aftercare will be accountable, however the code applies to the children in the aftercare facility.