Code of Conduct

 

Code of Conduct

The following table is taken from Yu Ming’s Code of Conduct.  The complete Code of Conduct is available in the Yu Ming Parent Handbook.

Our policy for ‘best behavior’ comprises 3 simple rules;

  • Be Safe
  • Be Responsible
  • Be Respectful
Where? Be Safe Be Respectful Be Responsible
The classroom
  • Remain seated unless given permission to get up
  • Walk only
  • Do not throw objects
  • Keep hands and feet to yourself
  • Enter the classroom quietly and calmly
  •  Listen to others when they are speaking
  • Look after the school’s equipment
  • Ask before you borrow
  • Encourage your fellow students and don’t make fun of others
  •  Follow the teacher’s instructions
  • Raise your hand if you have a question
  • Leave personal items such as mobile phones, DS, toys, playstations and ipods at home
  • Try your best in class
All common areas
  • Walk facing forward
  • Keep hands, feet, and objects to self
  • Get adult help for accidents and spills
  • Use all equipment and materials appropriately

 

  •  Use kind words and actions
  • Wait for your turn
  • Clean up after self
  • Follow adult directions
  •  Follow school rules
  • Remind others to follow school rules
  • Take proper care of all personal belongings and school equipment
  • Be honest
  • When leaving, get permission and take a buddy
Gym as Cafeteria
  • Keep all food to self (don’t share)
  • Sit with feet on floor, bottom on bench, and facing table
  • Allow anyone to sit next to you
  • Use quiet voices
  •  Raise hand and wait to be excused
  • Get all utensils, milk, etc, when first going through the line
Gym as recess
  • Walk to and from the gym
  • Stay within boundaries
  • Be aware of activities/games around you
  •  Play fairly
  • Include everyone
  • Use encouraging language
  • Share equipment
  • Take turns
  •  Find a conflict manager to solve problems
  • Look after the equipment
  • Clean up and return all items
Hallways and passing areas
  • Stay to the right
  • Allow others to pass
  • Hold the door open for the person behind you
  • Use quiet voices
  • Greet passers-by warmly
  •  Stay on sidewalks
  • Walk quickly
Bathrooms
  • Keep feet on floor (no standing on toilets)
  • Keep water in sink
  • Wash hands
  • Put towels in garbage can
  • 1 person at a time
  •  Knock on stall door
  • Give people privacy
  • Use quiet voices
  •  Flush toilet after use
  • Return to room promptly
Arrival and Dismissal Areas
  • Walk on campus
  • Use sidewalks and crosswalks
  • Wear helmets on bikes
  •  Keep your hands and feet to yourself
  •  Arrive on time
  • Leave on time
  • Get permission to use the phone
Assemblies and special events
  • Wait for arrival and dismissal signal
  •  Use audience manners
  • Sit on bottom
  •  Participate when invited