In the classroom

Students are expected to meet the following expectations:

  • Arrive to class on time
  • Line up and enter room on teacher request - silently
  • Sit where the teacher requires them to sit
  • Take out the necessary materials immediately – place pencil case and planner in top right hand corner of desk.
  • Exhibit good body language – SLANT – Sit up, Listen, Activate Thinking, Note Taking, Track.
  • Listen carefully, without calling out
  • Join in during lessons, respecting the views of others
  • Actively participate in your learning by thinking and contributing
  • Refrain from talking to classmates unless it is part of a class activity
  • Wait until after class to discuss (in a respectful manner) a disagreement about behaviour with the teacher—absolutely no arguing in class
  • Stay on task during class activities
  • Refrain from eating or chewing gum
  • Follow the school procedure for requesting and going to the toilet.
  • Refrain from sitting on tables or desks and from putting feet on chairs
  • Refrain from disrupting the order and learning atmosphere of the class
  • Come to class in full uniform
  • Follow the correct procedure for finishing lessons and exiting the classroom.


Around the academy

Students are expected to adhere to the following expectations throughout the academy:

  • Discourage conflict between other students
  • Use appropriate voice level inside the building and on the play spaces
  • Respect other students, their work and belongings.
  • Follow established school routines (e.g. lining up for lunch, appropriate behaviour in the dining hall, etc.)
  • Walk everywhere
  • Refrain from chewing gum
  • Refrain from eating except in the dining hall
  • Follow the uniform policy while on school grounds
  • Exhibit calm, orderly behaviour inside the building
  • Keep the school clean

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