The rights and responsibilities of students are set out in the table below.
||STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES |
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.