Student Code of Behaviour

Members of this school have the right to be treated with respect from others, to be treated fairly without any discrimination based on religion, culture, race, gender, age, disability, physical appearance or socio-economic status

This means that students are expected:

  • To treat each other fairly and make sure everyone gets a fair go.
  • To respect the rights of others.
  • To avoid using offensive behaviour including language, gestures, notes or drawings.


Members of this school have the right to be free from all forms of intimidation

This means that students are expected:

  • Neither to cause nor encourage physical harm to others.
  • Not to verbally abuse others.
  • To refrain from teasing, bullying, harassing or ganging up on others.
  • To ensure they don’t make others feel bad by deliberately leaving them out of games or activities.


Members of this school have the right to work and play in a clean, safe, orderly and co-operative environment

This means that students are expected:

  • To take care of the school environment.
  • Place their rubbish in bins and contribute to keeping the school clean.
  • To go outside promptly at recess and lunch times, unless using a room to which students have access e.g. Cafeteria, Library, VCE Common Rooms, computer room.
  • To follow instructions and established rules for both classrooms and the yard.
  • Not to leave class without the teacher’s permission.
  • To walk quietly and sensibly when inside buildings and to follow rules governing movement around the buildings.
  • To show care when moving through congested area.
  • To get on their bus promptly after school is dismissed.
  • To stay within the confines of the school grounds or obtain appropriate permission from both home and school.
  • To use acceptable manners in their dealings with others.
  • Not to have in their possession any cigarettes, alcohol, non-prescribed drugs or any dangerous articles.
  • Not to transport any other student in a vehicle without the permission of their parent and the Assistant Principal.


Members of this school have the right to have their personal property and the communal property in which they have a share protected from damage or misuse

This means that students are expected:

  • Not to touch or use the personal property of others without permission.
  • To use school property in the correct manner.
  • Not to steal or damage property.
  • To contribute to the cost of repair for any damage they cause through misbehaviour.


Members of this school have the right to have any disputes in which they are involved settled in a fair and rational manner

This means that students are expected:

  • To settle their differences without resorting to violence or verbal abuse.
  • To seek assistance from a teacher if disputes cannot be settled amicably.
  • To allow others to put their side of the case.
  • To accept the decision of a teacher without continuing conflict.


Members of this school have the right to work and learn in a supportive environment without interference from others

This means that students are expected:

  • Not to interfere with the learning of other students.
  • To ensure that they do not waste teaching and learning time.
  • To arrive at class punctually.


Members of this school have the right to express and share ideas, and to ask questions

This means that students are expected:

  • To listen when others speak.
  • To follow classroom procedures which ensure that everyone gets a chance to participate.


Members of this school have the right to expect that our school will be highly valued by the wider community

This means that students are expected:

  • To behave appropriately when on trips, excursions, and camps and on school buses.
  • To recognise that they are seen by the wider community as being representatives of their school and behaving accordingly.
  • To act in a way which engenders pride in the school and the achievements of its students.
  • To comply with the uniform policy of the school.