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CODE OF CONDUCT

 

STE-FOY ELEMENTARY – Learning Together. Achieve. Succeed

 

Values and Objectives

 
At Ste-Foy Elementary, students and staff are encouraged to
 
Develop a sense of responsibility
 
Enjoy a sense of belonging
 
Have respect for themselves and others
 
Live a safe and healthy lifestyle 
 
Maintain a harmonious school climate that favors concentration and thoughtful work.
 
Respect the environment
 
Stay motivated and develop new interests
 
Strive for academic and personal achievement
 

 

Staff Roles

All staff members are responsible for

Helping students in need
 
Maintaining order in the school
 
Intervening with students who violate the rules
 
Being concerned with the well-being of students
 
 
 

Teachers are responsible for

Educating their students, but also any student in the school
 
Explaining the rules to their students
 
Setting up an appropriate class structure
 
Apply the planned steps and announced sanctions that fall within their level of responsibility.
 
 

Management  

 Is responsible for the application of the rules.
 
 Management is responsible for the application of measures that involve the suspension or exclusion of a student.
 
 
                                                                       
        
 
 
 

Rules of Conduct for Fostering Calm, Harmony and Respect

 Students are expected to behave politely with every staff member.
 
Students must cooperate to maintain a positive school environment. 
 
School is a learning environment and students must do their part to keep it calm, orderly and clean.
 
Students must walk calmly in the school, stairs and corridors for their safety and out of respect for others who may be working.
 
Students must respect others in their language and gestures and not insult others, or say rude, hateful, sexist and discriminatory comments.
 
Every student is entitled to feel safe and that they belong and are welcome at our school, any form of verbal, physical and sexual harassment is forbidden.
 
Ste-Foy Elementary, Central Quebec School Board and the Ministry of Education have adopted a policy to prevent and banish all forms of psychological harassment. The offending student may be suspended from school.
 
School is a public place, out of respect for oneself and others, overt displays of affection are forbidden. (In other words, kissing is not allowed.)
 
 
 

 

1) What does it mean to be RESPECTFUL? 

Being RESPECTFUL means being kind and good to other students as well as yourself. 
 
Being RESPECTFUL is treating another student the same way you would want to be treated.

 

Here are some examples of RESPECT from SFE students

Treating yourself and others with kindness
 
Listening carefully to others 
 
Behaving appropriately
 
Showing consideration for the privacy of others
 
Paying attention to the feelings of others
 
Taking care of possessions and property
 
Treating others the way you would like to be treated
 
Saying and doing kind things
 
Being polite
 
Appreciating each other’s differences and abilities
 
Including others in work and play
 
 

2) What does it mean to be RESPONSIBLE?

Responsible students are trustworthy and make good choices. They have good behaviour. 
 
 

Here are some examples of being RESPONSIBLE from SFE students

Giving your best in all you do
 
Contributing by doing your part
 
Keeping the school and grounds tidy
 
Sharing with others
 
Cleaning up after yourself
 
Being honest to yourself and others
 
Admitting mistakes, apologizing, and making things right
 
Moving safely in and outside the school
 
Getting permission before leaving the school
 
Helping when someone is hurt
 
Playing safely without pushing or play fighting
 
Being a role model and helping others
 
Reporting problems to staff
 
Looking out for each other
 
 

3) What does it mean to be READY TO LEARN?

 
A student who is READY TO LEARN comes to school with an open mind and a willingness to listen. They arrive in class prepared to do the best they can. They attempt to stay focused on learning throughout the period while allowing their classmates to learn without distraction. They contribute in a positive way as an active learner.
 
 

Here are some examples of being READY TO LEARN from SFE students

 Completing homework on time
 
Keeping on task and using time wisely
 
Being organized – keeping the space around you neat
 
Arriving at school on time
 
Having all the material necessary
 
Handing in work well done and on time