Code of Conduct for Pupils

Code of Discipline for Pupils

This Code of Discipline has been drawn up for the guidance of children of Calvary Hillcrest Schools, Cape Coast.

The rules and regulations in this Code should not be regarded merely as a catalogue of offences and penalties or negatively on constituting restraint on the pupils’ freedom.

The purpose of this Code is to provide a guide on disciplinary matters. It is expected that the sanctions exercise self control and self discipline in their day to day activities in the school.

  OFFENCE RECOMMENDED SANCTION(S)

1.

Lateness up to 8.30am

  • Work on the field of the school or canning
  • Sweeping classroom after school

2.

Absenteeism, truancy/ leaving school under false pretence

  • Tidying or cleaning of area littered.
  • Sweeping classroom after school

3.

Littering on school compound

  • Tidying or cleaning of area littered
  • Sweeping classroom after school

4.

Plucking of flowers

  • Strong warning
  • If persistent, report is made to parents

5.

Tale bearing / telling lies

  • Strong warning
  • Caning
  • Rendering of apology

6.

Fighting

  • Strong warning
  • Caning
  • Ground work
  • Suspension

7.

Bullying

  • Strong warning
  • Caning
  • Ground work
  • Suspension

8.

Quarrelling / Teasing

  • Strong warning
  • Caning
  • Ground work
  • Suspension

9.

Stealing

  • Strong warning after counseling
  • Replacement of stolen item
  • Withdrawal

10.

Flouting Authority

  • Caning
  • Suspension

11.

Assault on colleague

  • Warning
  • Caning
  • Suspension

12.

Sexual misconduct

  • Counseling
  • Suspension
  • Withdrawal

13.

Failure to do home work

  • Detention during pupils leisure time to do the work
  • Caning

14.

Damage/ Misus /Loss of school property

  • Warning
  • Replacement of lost item(s)

15.

Noise making /Disturbance

  • Cleaning/ Scrubbing

16.

Improper Dressing

  • Warning
  • Detention during pupils leisure time

17.

Insubordination to Staff

  • Counseling
  • Caning
  • Suspension

18.

Hair do with attachment

  • Child will be sent to the General Office

19.

Unprescribed material/ wrong styled school uniform

  • Child will be sent to the General Office
  • Child will not be allowed into the classroom

20.

Non-payment of School fees

  • Children will be sent home

21.

Extortion

  • Strong warning
  •  Replacement of item/ money
  • Suspension
  • Signing of undertaken to be of good behaviour (Child and Parent)

22.

Any other offences not mentioned here

  • Shall be decided upon its merit

23.

The use of Profane words

  • Warning
  • Caning
  • suspension