Code of Conduct
GIBS CODE of CONDUCT September 2011
The purpose of this code of conduct is to ensure the safe and efficient running of the school, the comfort and well being of all students, staff and visitors to the school and the protection of the school premises.
Moving around school, arriving and leaving
Enter school by the main door.
Stay away from the very top of the concrete structure at the front of the building.
At the front of the building, do not go beyond the entrance to the Aula.
The ACE area is for the use of ACE students only.
Stay away from the gym area.
You may only use the lift with staff permission. To ensure the safety of students and to respect the privacy of staff and of others who share the building.
Only enter the staffroom if you are asked to do so.
You may not leave the school premises in the course of the morning without staff permission.
Free time __________________
GIBS is a no-smoking area.
You may only listen to music on personal media players.
Dangerous items (e.g. knives, lighters, matches) must not be used on school premises.
Outdoors To provide opportunities for relaxation and study
outside class time in a safe and orderly environment.
You may go outside via the back door during the 10- and 20-minute breaks.
Do not go behind the school building.
Stay away from the wall at the corner of the staffroom window.
Do not stand or run on any walls.
You may only play frisbee and ball games on the grass.
Do not climb trees.
Bikes and mopeds must not be used on school premises.
Wheels must be removed from Heelys.
Skates, skateboards and scooters must be kept in lockers during school time.
Do not stand on furniture or sit or climb on parapets, banisters or radiators.
Do not throw or drop things over parapets or out of windows.
Do not sit or stand around on the stairs or landings or on the third floor.
You may only open or close windows with staff permission.
Running, kicking and throwing games are not allowed.
After period 6/7 you only have access to classrooms when a teacher is present.
Keeping things clean, tidy and in good condition
Do not write on desks or otherwise vandalize school property.
Waste separation must be taken seriously.
Food must be out of sight during class. (Drinks at discretion of class teacher.)
You may only use school media equipment with staff supervision.
After period 6/7, leave your classroom clean and tidy with chairs up on desks.
Put your belongings in your locker. You are personally responsible for the safety of your valuables.
To create a pleasant, hygienic environment and to protect school property and personal belongings.
Appropriate behaviour and attitude
Go to your desk when the bell rings and be ready to work when your teacher arrives.
If you are late for class, apologize and explain why. To promote good manners and
consideration for others and to create
an appropriate atmosphere for efficient study.
Class stands when the teacher enters the room.
Personal media players and phones must be switched off and kept out of sight during class.
You must follow the instructions of staff (janitors, secretaries, co-teachers, teachers) at all times and address them politely.