Classroom Conduct

General Conduct

  • Students must stand up to greet the teacher before the lesson and thank him/her at the end of the lesson.
  • Students must be attentive, cooperative and diligent in class - e.g. there must be no sleeping or disruptive behaviour.
  • Students are to copy notes/exercises, complete and hand in all assignments on time.
  • Students who need to leave the classroom for valid reasons must obtain permission from the teacher.
  • In the absence of the class teacher, students must take permission from the class prefect at all times.
  • Students must keep the classroom presentable at all times.
  • All food must be consumed in the canteen or the classroom in good manners.
  • Students' personal effects are not to be left in the classroom after curriculum time.

Responsible Behaviour

  • Students must behave with integrity and in a socially responsible manner at all times.
  • Students must uphold the law at all times and report students who misbehave or behave suspiciously.
  • Students must follow the security procedures of the school and take care of their belongings.
  • Gambling or betting in any form is prohibited.
  • Students must not vandalise school, public or private property.
  • Students must not waste electricity or water.
  • Students must adhere to the schools' directives on the use of school facilities.

Attire and Appearance

  • Students are to wear the prescribed school uniform and modification to the uniform is not allowed.
  • Shirts must be tucked in at all times.
  • School uniforms must be in good condition and not torn, stained or faded.
  • House or Class T-shirts and other attire may only be worn when specifically directed by teachers.
  • Students are not allowed to wear religious ornaments, amulets, jewellery or make up of any kind.
  • Nails must be short, clean and unpainted.
  • Only girls may wear a simple (without design) ear stud and are only permitted to have one piercing per earlobe.
  • Piercing of any other part of the body is not allowed.
  • Tattoos on any part of the body are strictly prohibited.
  • Coloured contact lenses are not allowed.
  • Male students must be neat in appearance, clean-shaven and no facial hair is allowed.