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School Rules

School Rules and Regulations

1.    General Conduct

Pupils are expected to:

- Exhibit values such as Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Confidence, Care and Harmony and work towards giving their best.

-  Be polite and well-behaved at all times in and outside school.

- Greet all members of Anchor Green Primary School community – teachers, non-teaching staff, parents and visitors politely.

- Move quietly and in an orderly manner when moving around the school.

- Handle all school equipment and properties with care.

- Keep the classrooms and school premises clean at all times.

- Be safe at all times.

- Ensure the safety of oneself and of others.


2.    Attendance and Punctuality

- Daily attendance is compulsory.

- Absenteeism must be covered by either a medical certificate from doctor or letter with valid reasons from parents.

Be present at the assembly venue for flag raising by 7.30am.

Display punctuality for school and all school activities.


3.    Assembly/Pledge Taking

Pupils who are Singapore citizens and Permanent residents must sing the National Anthem and recite the Pledge. Pupils will take the Pledge with their right fist over their heart.

All pupils are required to sing the school song.

- Pupils to observe all the commands for assembly without fidgeting. Upholding the integrity of the flag-raising ceremony is mandatory for everyone.


4.    Classroom Conduct

Pupils are required to stand and greet the teachers before and after lessons.

No food and sweet drinks are to be consumed in the classroom unless during prescribed snack time. Only plain water is allowed.

No pupil is to remain in the classroom during recess without any teacher’s presence or supervision.

No pupil is to leave the classroom without the teacher’s permission.


5.    Attire and Appearance

Pupils should be properly and neatly attired at all times. Pupils are to wear the prescribed school uniform and no modification to the uniform is allowed.

Pupils are allowed to wear the PE attire (T-shirt & shorts) to school on days they have PE lessons and Co-Curricular Activities.

(Refer to the last page of the pupil’s handbook for the examples.)

            Girls:

Long Hair must be plaited or tied up neatly.

- Fringe must be neat and above the eyebrows.

- Hair must not be tinted or dyed.

- All hair accessories must be BLACK or NAVY BLUE.

- Fanciful hairstyle is not allowed.

- Wearing of make-up is not allowed.

- Multiple earrings are not allowed. Girls are only allowed to wear plain ear studs.

- Nails must be kept short and clean without nail polish.

Boys:

- Hair must be kept short and neat.

- Fringe must be neat and above the eyebrows.

- Hair must not be tinted, dyed, spiky or gelled.

- Ear studs or earrings are not allowed.

- Facial hair such as moustache and beards are not allowed.

- Nails must be kept short and clean.

Accessories

- Pupils are not allowed to wear wrist or friendship band, jewellery or accessories of any kind to school for uniformity and safety reasons.


6.    Weapons Possession

- All pupils are not allowed to have in their possession any weapon. Pupils are also not allowed to bring any weapon-like item which is used or intended to be used to cause harm to others.


Types of Minor and Major Offences

Types of Minor Offences

Recommended Actions

·         Late coming

·         Failure to complete assignment

·         Littering

·         Improper attire and grooming

·         Disruptive behaviour (creating disturbance in the classroom, school bus or on school grounds)

·         Vandalism (minor defacing of school property such as writing on desks and walls)

·         Warning

·         Counselling

·         Confiscating of materials

·         Conferencing between teachers and parents

·         Cleaning of school property or paying for any item damaged upon proof of offence

·         Any other actions deemed appropriate by Principal or Vice-Principal

Types of Major Offences

Recommended Actions

·         Skipping class (present in school however fails to attend lesson)

·         Leaving school grounds without permission during school hours

·         Truancy

·         Cheating (tests/examinations)

·         Forgery

·         Disruptive behaviour (causing distraction/hurt on others)

·         Open defiance and rudeness

·         Bullying (in any form)

·         Use of vulgar language/gestures

·         Gangsterism

·         Abuse of technology

·         Theft/shoplifting

·         Assault

·         Fighting

·         Smoking

·         Substance abuse

·         Gambling

·         Pornography

·         Possession of weapon (refer to school rules and regulations)

·         Stern warning

·         Counselling

·         Confiscating of materials

·         Conferencing between teachers, parents and/or school leaders

·         Behavioural corrective Duty (BCD)

·         Reflection Time (RT)

·         Offence to be keyed into School Offence Module

·         Caning depending on the severity of the offences. Caning can be carried out either in the Principal’s officer or in the classroom or during assembly in the hall

·         Cleaning of school property or paying for any item damaged upon proof of offence

·         Any other actions deemed appropriate by Principal or Vice-Principal