Our School Charter

CLASSROOM CODE OF CONDUCT

 

EXPECTATIONS                                                                                     

 

PREPARING FOR YOUR LESSON & TUTOR TIME

  • Be punctual, prepared and fully equipped for the lesson/tutor time
  • Line up outside the classroom quietly in one line
  • Check that your uniform is correct
  • Enter calmly & silently, standing behind your chair for the start of lesson
  • Take books, equipment and planner out and put them on your desk

 

DURING YOUR LESSON & TUTOR TIME

  • Remain silent whilst your teacher takes the register
  • Be polite, well-mannered and respectful to all staff and fellow students
  • Always follow instructions without debate
  • Listen, be attentive, stay focused
  • Never disrupt the learning of others
  • Be mindful that there may be 30 of you and 1 teacher; patience is a virtue
  • Know when to question things and when not to
  • Respect resources – do not damage or graffiti planners, books or any other resources you are given
  • Use your planner to record Lesson Prep or Homework

 

BE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR OWN LEARNING BEHAVIOUR:

  • Expect to participate in every lesson and be willing to contribute
  • Be willing to challenge yourself
  • Be independent and try to problem solve before asking the teacher 
  • Be resilient if you make a mistake – don’t give up
  • Realise the importance of learning information 
  • Develop your ideas thoughtfully and clearly giving detailed evidence
  • Focus on both what and how you are learning
  • Take a purposeful approach to your own progress

 

ENDING YOUR LESSON & TUTOR TIME

  • Make sure you have written your Lesson Prep or Homework in your planner
  • Stand behind your desks in silence and wait to be dismissed   
  • Ensure your uniform is still smart before leaving tutor/classroom                       
  • Walk smartly and quietly to the next lesson