˘ General Student Information
Student - Manners
Be friendly and polite.
Be punctual, clean and
Stop and listen to all PA
Return library books on
time! Someone else may need them.
Bring note to Class Teacher
for absence, illness, appointments, etc.
If you fail to do your
duties or keep appointments, explain or apologise.
Students – Care of Self
Remember the simple rules
of road safety.
Cross highways by the
overpass and Kaoota Road by the marked crossing across the school driveway.
If injured or sick, report
to Administration to see the First Aid Officer.
Never go home early without
reporting to the office and signing out.
ONLY go to the sick room
with permission. Report to office when leaving.
Are you getting 9 - 10
hours sleep? Start your homework early.
Students - Care of the School
Leave no litter - use
No short cuts - mind the
Care for furniture and
equipment. Report any breakages.
Keep rooms tidy,
whiteboards clean, etc.
Put your chair under the
desk as you leave the room.
Students - Lunch
Eat only in suitable places
- never during lessons or in corridors or entrances.
No eating food or drinks
inside the buildings. Chewing gum is banned.
Listen carefully to
announcements about lunchtime meetings. Find where notices are
Wet day? Get your lunch;
eat it in the rooms allocated; don't wander.
Cold and showery? Listen
for instructions. If you go out- stay out!
Lunch and Recess
Students dismissed from class
go to their lockers, move outside and remain outside until the bell rings.
After recess or lunch the bell will ring, students move to their lockers and
then promptly move to class. Students are not permitted to consume food inside
the building on fine days.
An announcement will be made
just before recess and lunch to indicate Wet days (stage 2). Another
announcement will be made just before lunch to indicate Grey/Cold days (stage
1). Students may eat in designated rooms when the weather is inclement.
Study rooms may be made
available at the discretion of duty teachers.
All buildings are non-student
areas at lunchtime. Exceptions are students who have been requested to see
teachers or those involved in supervised activities. External toilets are to be
Lunch Time Activity in
Equipment is available from
the gym. Students are encouraged to play cricket, tennis, handball, etc, rather
than engage in silly unstructured, potentially dangerous physical contact
games. Consult your House Captain regarding establishment of a roster for such
games as non stop cricket.
Staff Versus Student
It is hoped that these can be
organised on a regular basis. Consult the Student Representative Council if you
wish to sponsor a contest.
Use Of Gym In Lunch Hours
Students may use the gym
during the lunch hours, provided they obey the following rules:-
No eating in gym
No school shoes to be worn
Sensible behaviour at all
times while in the gym
You may only
come into the gym in first 20 minutes of the lunch time. If you leave you do
not come back in that lunch hour.
There will be
GIRLS ONLY days allocated.
One staff member
will be allocated for duty in the gym each day.
Sports Equipment During
The Lunch Time
Sports equipment is available
from the gym each lunch time but it must be collected at the start of the lunch
hour and returned promptly at the end of the lunch time.
If you take it out - you
Mobile Phones & Personal
Students must leave mobile
phones and personal stereos in their lockers or at the office. Should these
items be found in class they will be confiscated for collection at the end of
the day and a lunchtime detention given. A second instance will result in an
after school detention and the phone/stereo will need to be collected by a
The school cannot accept
responsibility for the safety of mobile phones and personal stereos when brought
Locker System - Advice to
Always keep them locked and
Locker times: before
school, after school, morning recess and lunchtime
Every student will be
issued with a locker and a combination lock on payment of the annual $10 per
student hire fee
Lost combination lock – a
fee of $15 will be charged if a lock is misplaced
Do Not interfere with other
Do Not share your
combination with anyone else
Mark everything -
stationery, pencil case, calculator, school bag, clothes. Students are
responsible for their own property.
Leave nothing behind in
desks, bags or coats.
Keep bags in lockers.
Lost or found something?
Report it to your Class/Subject Teacher at once or take it to the front
If you have to bring
valuables to school (including large sums of money), give them to your Class
Teacher or hand them to the office for safekeeping.
The school cannot take
responsibility for lost or stolen items.
Out of Bounds
A reminder that car parks and
the area near the lawn and flagpole west of B Block are "out of
The area in front of the
school parallel to the highway is out of bounds.
The area beyond the end of
the tennis courts and top oval is out of bounds.
Pupils may go to lockers
before school, at the beginning and at the end of recess and lunch time.
Students should not go to
lockers at other times.
Bikes, Skateboards, Roller
Blades and Scooters
Students who wish to ride
bicycles to school must wear helmets to and from school. Bikes
must also be chained to the bike railing outside the main office.
To ensure the security of
students’ bicycles written permission must be obtained to be in this area at
recess or lunchtime.
2. Skateboards, Roller
Blades and Scooters
Students are discouraged from
bringing these to school. Should this be necessary, students are expected to
store these in their lockers or at the front office for safekeeping.
3. Use in School Grounds
Students riding bikes to and
from the school must ride with all care and exercise extreme caution within the
grounds. Students must not ride bikes on pathways within the school.
Students must not ride
skateboards, scooters or rollerblades within the school grounds unless this is
part of an organised and supervised activity.
Outside School Behaviour
Students in school uniform
“off campus” such as at Eastlands, on buses, school excursions or after school
are expected to uphold exemplary manners and conduct. Failure to meet this
expectation will bring the school into disrepute. Serious consequences may
follow for any breach of this requirement.