Code of Conduct

Dress Code

At Summit Heights Elementary School students are asked to conform to a dress code that reflects a respectful attitude toward themselves, others, and in particular, toward learning.

The dress code is an important and valuable part of our school. The following describes our policy in specific detail to ensure that everyone fully understands what the expectations are for appropriate student, staff and volunteer dress in our school setting.

Appropriate Dress:

  • · Clothes are in good repair; free of holes, tears and slashes.
  • · Slogans on clothing are positive and appropriate for the school setting. Clothes should not display inappropriate language.
  • · Shirts, blouses, sweaters or T-shirts must come down over the pants or skirt, or be tucked in. Bare midriffs are not acceptable.
  • · Tank tops with shoulder width of at least 2 centimetres may be worn.
  • · Skirts, dresses and shorts are worn at mid-thigh.
  • · Appropriate non-marking indoor footwear is worn at all times.
  • · Head covers are to be worn for medical or religious reasons only.
  • · Move through the school building in an orderly, quiet and safe manner.
  • · Behave in a manner which reflects a respect for both private and public property.
  • · Observe, respect and obey the instructions of all school staff.
  • · Treat everyone with courtesy and respect.
  • · Obey classroom and Lunchroom Rules and follow routines.
  • · Complete assigned tasks to the best of your ability.
  • · Maintain your personal belongings in a neat orderly and responsible way.
  • · Remain within the defined school play area during recess periods, before classes in the morning and at lunch.
  • · Assist in the neatness of the school property.
  • · Keep the classroom, hallways and school property free from litter.
  • · Follow the teacher’s directions and be ready to learn.
  • · When there is a supply teacher in the room, follow this teacher’s direction and be ready to learn.

Students are expected to:

Positive Behaviour

The school believes in helpling children:

  • · Increase feelings of self-worth.
  • · Encourage respect and friendship of others.
  • · Contribute to a classroom atmosphere where everyone can learn.
  • · Give opportunities to participate in extra-curricular activities and field trips.
  • · Promote opportunities to take a leadership role in school organizations and teams.
  • · Obtain recognition through assemblies, certificates and awards.