Friday, January 11, 2008

School Rules

Classrooms must be kept clean at all times. Students on duty are to ensure that the classrooms are cleaned before school starts and before the last period of the day in the classroom.
All chairs are to be placed on top of the desks at the end of the last period of the day in the classroom. All windows must be closed.
Prevention of vandalism of chairs and desks is the responsibility of the class committee.
Lights and fans should be switched off when they are not in use.
Class notice boards have to be neatly maintained. Only articles with academic value can be displayed. A section of the notice board is to be devoted to National Education.
No textbooks, etc. are to be left in the classrooms overnight.
No students should remain in the classroom during recess.
No food or drink, except plain water is to be consumed outside the canteen.
Permission must be obtained from the teacher before students can leave the classroom. During changeover of periods, students must obtain the permission of the teacher conducting the next lesson.
Movement from and to the classroom should be brisk and orderly. Students should also move quietly so as not to distract other students having their lessons.
Students are not allowed to enter other classrooms without teachers’ permission, especially when no one else is in the classroom.
The canteen is out of bounds, except during recess and PE lessons when the PE teachers have given permission.
Students are to queue up to purchase food. Food and drinks are to be consumed in the canteen only.
Used crockery and cutlery are to be returned to the respective stalls/ receptacles provided in the canteen. Students are to ensure that leftovers/ empty cans and cups are thrown into the bins provided and not left on the tables.
Students are to get ready for lessons with relevant textbooks, notes, etc. on their desks. There should be no sharing of learning materials.
Bags should not be placed on tables.
Students must sit up straight and be attentive to the teacher during lessons.
All work given must be completed on time by the students themselves. Late work will not be accepted. Copying of work is considered as cheating.
The following are considered very serious offences and may lead to a student being severely punished. Punishment could be in the form of caning, suspension and even expulsion from the school.
Computer-related offences
Visits to cyber cafes, LAN shops and pool/billiards rooms
Smoking – in and out of school
Stealing – including the taking of other students’ books etc. without permission
Fighting – in and out of school
Open-defiance – including defying orders of those in authority, e.g. teachers, student councillors. It includes shouting, use of foul language and offensive body language.
Cheating during tests and examinations ( all students involved will be given a zero)
Hooliganism – in and out of school
Possession of pornographic material
Gambling/ betting
Students are not allowed to use the following items during curriculum time:
Discman / Mp3 Player
Mobile phone
2. All kinds of playing cards are not allowed in school.
3. There should be silence during morning assembly and assembly in the hall.
4. All students are expected to be well-behaved, polite and courteous at all times.
5. Students must treat school property with care. Vandalism is a serious offence. Students should practise proper toilet habits, such as flushing the toilets after use.
6. Students should not litter in any part of the school premises at all times. Littering in public is punishable by law.Examination Rules and Procedures
Students must report to school on time.
Students must be attired properly in full school uniform.
Students who are absent for any examination paper must produce a medical certificate (MC), or they will not receive any marks for the examination.
Students are to keep the examination venue litter-free.
Students must familiarise themselves with the classroom/hall seating plan.
All bags/books are to be left outside the classroom (or at the sides/back of the hall). Only permitted writing material and mathematical instruments can be taken into the examination room.
Students must be seated in the classroom/hall 10 minutes before the commencement of each paper.
Students should follow invigilators’ instructions to ensure that:
they have received the correct question paper;
the paper contains the stated number of pages or questions;
additional materials required (e.g. writing paper, graph paper, maps) are given.
5. Students must write his/her name, register number and class clearly on every answer sheet.
6. Students should read the instructions for each paper carefully.
7. Students are to number the questions correctly and according to the question paper.
8. No correction fluid is to be used in the examination.
9. No student is allowed to leave the examination venue unless permission is given by the invigilator.
10. It is desirable that answers are written neatly and clearly.
11. 2B pencils should be used to shade the correct answers on the OMR forms for MCQ questions.
12. Students must not remove any used or unused writing paper from the examination venue.
13. Only silent, battery-operated and non-programmable calculators are allowed to be used for papers where the use of a calculator is permitted.
14. Students are not allowed to borrow any stationery from other students during the examination.
A student who attempts to obtain unfair assistance or is caught cheating will be severely dealt with by the school. He/she will receive a zero mark for that paper.
A student who allows his/her answers to be copied by another student will also be severely dealt with by the school. He/she will also receive a zero mark for that paper.

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