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Skegby Junior Academy

Code of Conduct

It is important that pupils and parents are fully aware of the Skegby Junior Academy’s high expectations for pupil conduct. Our children are expected to follow the five rules stated below:

  1. We use appropriate language
  2. We are honest
  3. We use kind hands and feet
  4. We follow instructions first time
  5. We try our best

In addition to this we expect our children to display the areas displayed in our Code of Conduct for the Academy:

Pupils are to:

  • Respect all other people, regardless of race, culture, gender and religion;
  • Behave in a quiet, polite and orderly manner;
  • Follow the instructions of the teaching and non-teaching staff;
  • Knock at classroom doors before entering;
  • Wear the full Academy uniform;
  • Be punctual for the Academy and for lessons;
  • Line up for lessons where possible;
  • Remove outer clothing (scarves, coats, gloves) before entering classrooms;
  • Leave lessons only when directed by a member of staff;
  • Hand in all homework on time;
  • Look after Academy property;
  • Be clean and tidy at all times;
  • Work to the best of their ability during lessons;
  • Follow the Academy digital citizenship contract.

Pupils must not:

  • Use bad language or swear anywhere on the Academy site;
  • Wear make-up or earrings;
  • Write on desks, walls or the Academy fabric;
  • Show intimidating behaviour – physically, verbally or otherwise;
  • Leave classrooms without permission;
  • Eat or drink (pupils are allowed a water bottle) during lessons;
  • Run along the corridors or on the stairways;
  • Interfere with other pupils’ work either physically or verbally;
  • Steal Academy property, or that of other pupils;
  • Chew gum at any time;
  • Access other pupils’ files on the Academy’s computer network.