All staff and students at LIDER School have a right to work in a pleasant and supportive environment in which discipline and everyone’s welfare are seen as essentially interrelated. Students have the right to learn, and teachers have the right to teach in an atmosphere of order, cooperation and mutual respect. Consequently students are expected to adhere to the Student Code of Conduct, and to accept their share of responsibility for maintaining a productive educational environment. Parents have an obligation to support the college and staff in this endeavor to implement the Student Code of Conduct while the Principal and staff have an obligation to implement their Code of Conduct in a fair and consistent manner. The School implements such code within DEECD guidelines.
STUDENT CODE OF CONDUCT
- Students are encouraged to treat others like they would expect to be treated themselves.
- No student has the right to disrupt the process of learning by any other student.
- Both teachers and students are to remain courteous at all times.
- Every student is ultimately responsible for his own behaviour.
- Respect the differences of all people.
CLASSROOM RULES – DO
- Arrive on time.
- Bring all the required books and materials to your class.
- Follow all instructions of your teacher.
GENERAL RULES – DO
- Treat each other with respect and dignity.
- Respect the property of all students of our school.
- Take care of college property.
- Place all litter in bins.
- Display your very best behaviour when you both remain on a school ground or represent the school during excursions, community concerts and various community events.
- Students are expected to complete all required class and homework on time.
- Students may only leave the classroom with teacher’s permission.
- Obey and closely follow instructions of teachers and school admin staff.
- Respect the rights of others.
- Respect school property.
- Bringing dangerous/illegal materials to School is strictly forbidden.
Consequences for inappropriate behaviour will apply.
- Promote a positive, supportive learning atmosphere.
- Consult with Vice-Principal and Principal in case of a student’s repeated misbehaviour.
- In case of misbehavior teacher will initiate the process of notifying parents and discussing with them the best ways to address the situation and to solve the problem.
- Teacher will keep records.
- Extreme cases of misbehaviour may warrant a temporary suspension of a student from attending the school.
- Each such case of misbehaviour is discussed at an urgent staff meeting.
- Only Principal has the authority to make a final decision to expel a student.
- Parents are to be notified after the Principal authorizes such decision.
- If student’s behaviour is serious enough to pose a danger to staff and students, a suspension with immediate effect may be implemented while the expulsion is being considered. Suspension can be implemented by the Principal, Vice Principal or a person delegates by them for this purpose.