buy antabuse tablets visit our website STUDENT BEHAVIOUR POLICY

A. Student Expectations

The school administration and staff is committed to the principle of fair and equal treatment of all students within the school as well as uniform and equal enforcement of school policies. Through co-operative relationships between students, school staff and parents, the school experience for all students can be meaningful, stimulating and produce lifelong benefits.

Parents and guardians can best support the school experience by preparing their students emotionally and socially and by teaching them to be receptive to learning and discipline.

Students are expected to adhere to the following guidelines:

  • students should attend school on a regular basis and be prompt in arriving at school and to assigned classes
  • students should understand and adhere to all school policies and be willing to accept the responsibilities that go along with their rights and privileges
  • students should respect the worth and dignity of each individual and respect the rights of fellow students
  • students should respect the rights and responsibilities of all staff members as they perform their duties
  • students should observe a code of conduct for all citizens through the use of proper language, etiquette and appearance
  • students should exercise proper use of and care of school facilities and equipment

B. Student Code of Conduct Violations and Consequences

As citizens of the school community, students need to understand and adhere to all school policies and be willing to accept the responsibilities that go along with their rights and privileges.

Negative behaviors that will prompt disciplinary action are divided into three major categories as follows:

Category I Infractions: General Misconduct

Examples of general misconduct behaviors include the following:

  • refusal to follow the prescribed rules and regulations
  • profanity or obscenity in English or in Arabic
  • being in an unauthorized area
  • plagiarism and cheating
  • bringing prohibited electronic devices to school
  • inappropriate dress or out of school uniform

In addition to discussing violations with students at the time of the infraction and making contact with parents when appropriate, teachers and staff will utilize one or more of the following disciplinary consequences:

  • verbal reprimand
  • teacher/student conference
  • parent contact and/or conference
  • extra work assignments
  • detention
  • withdrawal of privileges

Category II Infractions: Serious Misconduct

Examples of serious misconduct behaviors include the following:

  • intimidation
  • inciting others to break school rules
  • disrespect towards a teacher or staff member
  • intentional damage or destruction of property
  • repeated disruptive behavior
  • inappropriate physical contact

Consequences for serious misconduct include suspension and probation.

Category III Infractions: Illegal Misconduct

Examples of illegal misconduct behaviors include the following:

  • theft or possession of stolen property
  • arson
  • the possession or use of illegal substances
  • being in possession of a weapon
  • extortion
  • harming or threatening harm to fellow students or staff

Consequences for illegal misconduct include suspension, expulsion and alternative school placement on the first offence.

The following guideline should be posted in each student’s homework diary and posted on the class fusion page:

Dubai Scholars Students Are Expected to…

  • Study hard.
  • Respect others.
  • Make good choices.
  • Do quality work.
  • Be on time for school and be prepared for class.
  • Follow instructions.
  • Respect other’s rights.
  • Be courteous to others.
  • Keep hands off others.
  • Never leave the schoolyard without permission.
  • Play safely in assigned areas. You may not play in the following areas – the halls – the
    parking lot – bathrooms, planted areas – in front of the building.
  • Use the playground equipment safely (never throw rocks, bark, etc.).
  • No rough play (no shoving, tackling, tumbling, etc.).
  • No teasing. Treat others with respect and courtesy.
  • Don’t bring dangerous play articles to school (hardballs, bats, etc.)
  • Don’t bring dangerous play articles to school (hardballs, bats, etc.)
  • When the bell rings, stop all play immediately and walk quietly to line. While in line,
    always keep hands off others.
  • Arrange for your lunch before school.
  • Wait quietly in line with your hands off other people.
  • Walk in the cafeteria and eat sitting at a table.
  • Stay in your seat and talk quietly while you eat your lunch.
  • Clean up the space around your seat and put your trash in the garbage.

“A good education is the most important thing we can give our children”

- Ms. Aparna Verma, Founder, Dubai Scholars