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 Our Expectations

The rights and responsibilities of students are set out in the table below.

RULE STUDENT RIGHTS STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES
 
TREATMENT
  • to be treated with courtesy and respect.
  • to be free from violence, intimidation, bullying and harassment from other members of the school community.
  • to have legitimate problems listened to and acted upon justly.
  • to treat others with courtesy and respect
  • to take care of themselves and others
  • to refrain from using violence of any sort. (e.g. physical, verbal, psychological)
  • to refrain from bullying, intimidating or harassing others.
 
SAFETY
  • to be provided with facilities and equipment that are safe and free from hazard.
  • to have access to safety equipment including hats and sunscreen.
  • to have safety rules clearly explained and carried out.
  • to be familiar with lockdown and emergency evacuation procedures.
  • to be provided with shade areas and a variety of play options in the playground.
  • to listen to safety directions and follow them implicitly and immediately.
  • to always wear safety equipment, including hats and sunscreen.
  • to move around the school sensibly, quietly and in an orderly manner.
  • to follow directions promptly and cooperate fully during lockdown and emergency evacuation procedures.
  • to refrain from participating when not fulfilling safety requirements.
  • to assemble as instructed by teacher at the end of breaks.
  • to sit in designated eating areas at lunch time before play.
 
LEARNING
  • to be provided with a variety of learning experiences and opportunities.
  • to learn with minimal disruption in an environment conducive to learning.
  • to have the opportunity to have a turn
  • to be offered necessary assistance with learning.
  • to learn at an appropriate level which meets needs.
  • to be familiar with a clearly stated and consistently implemented school Behaviour Management plan.
  • to participate in learning activities and experiences.
  • to have a turn and give others a turn.
  • to refrain from being disruptive.
  • to listen attentively.
  • to assist in creating an environment conducive to learning.
  • to make a genuine effort to learn.
 
COMMUNICATION
  • to be listened to.
  • to have a turn to speak.
  • to be spoken to respectfully.
  • to listen to others
  • to refrain from interrupting while others are speaking.
  • to follow standard school communication procedures.
 
PROPERTY
  • to be provided with a safe and accessible place to store personal property and equipment.
  • to expect that their property and equipment will be well cared for and won’t be damaged.
  • to work, learn and play in a clean and tidy environment.
  • to be provided with materials / resources necessary to assist in maintaining the school environment in this way (e.g. bins; school cleaners).
  • to take care of own and others' property and equipment.
  • to assist in maintaining a clean and tidy working, learning and playing environment.
  • to refrain from bringing inappropriate / undesirable property or equipment to school.
  • to report possession of this type of property or equipment.