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1. Uniform
 
1.1.       The College uniform must be worn correctly and with pride within and outside the school and at all school functions. [Refer to Guide­lines of School Uniform and Appearance.]
 
1.2.    The summer uniform includes a plain spread-collar, short sleeved white shirt with school tie, medium-grey school trousers with black belt and plain black leather shoes with black socks. (black V-neck sweater or vest optional.)
 
1.3.       The winter uniform includes a black blazer with school badge, a plain V-neck black sweater or vest, a long sleeved white shirt with school tie, medium-grey school trousers, plain black leather shoes with black socks.
 
1.4.       The correct summer and winter P.E. uniform is required for P.E. lessons.
 
1.5.       All students must strictly follow the Guidelines of the School Uniform and Appearance.
 
2. Attendance 

2.1. Students must be punctual for all lessons and school activities.

2.2. Students must line up at the assembly place by 7:58 am before the first lesson and by 1:23 pm at the end of lunch time (for winter timetable).

2.3. A student who is late for school is to register with the discipline team at the school main entrance from 8:00 am to 8:20 am or at the School Office after 8:20 am for a late slip, which is to be given to the teacher before the student may be admitted into class. [Refer to Latecomer’s Policy.]

2.4. Students must not leave the school premises during school hours unless permission has been granted by the Principal (or delegated authority).

2.5. Absence or early leave is permitted only in case of sickness or with prior permission by the Principal. Students must hand in a letter from their parent/guardian, with the support of valid documents (e.g. doctor’s medical certificate, or official proof), seeking permission prior to the absence or the following day of early leave due to illness.

2.6. Lateness, early leave and absence must be explained, especially on special school days, like Swimming Gala, Athletics Meet, School Outing, Christmas Mass, Christmas Gathering, and Founder’s Day Mass, otherwise it will be seen as truancy. If the absence is known before the above mentioned special school days, approval from the Principal must be obtained.

2.7. Students are advised not to have medical/ dental/musical appointments during school hours.


2.8. If a student becomes ill at school or wishes to leave early, he should report to the teacher in class and obtain an early leave slip from the School Office, which will be signed by the class teacher and countersigned by the Principal (or delegated authority). He will be sent home after the school has notified his parents.


2.9. A student who is unable to participate in P.E. lessons is to seek for prior approval from the Principal. (P.E. is a compulsory and essential element of the curriculum for all students.)

 

3. Conduct


3.1. Students must behave well at school and in public at all times.


3.2. Students should use the simple, polite and appropriate language of a school boy. Any student using vulgar, rude or threatening language is a disgrace to himself and to the school. Use of abusive/foul language both in and outside of school will be punished.

3.3. Students should observe proper protocol with their best behaviour during all school activities, assemblies and functions.


3.4. Unbecoming behaviour, like screaming and booing, is not allowed at all times in school or outside school.


3.5. Only one person talks at a time. Due respect should be given to the presenter by observing silence and attentiveness.


3.6. Students are to stand up and greet their teachers or visitors when they enter or leave the classrooms.


3.7. Students are to respect supporting staff, janitors and security guards.


3.8. To promote and cater for learning and teaching, the school does not allow students to participate in unauthorized activities of any sort on campus, let alone any unlawful or criminal activities.

 

 

4. General School Rules and Regulations


4.1. Students are to carry their student ID card at all times for identification purposes.


4.2. To enhance campus security, on non-school days, students must present their student ID cards when entering the campus. The guard will keep a record of their entry and exit of the campus.


4.3. Students are to bring their School Diary to school on all school days for recording homework and other notices.


4.4. Students must treat school property with care. Students should not deface furniture e.g. carve on the desk, draw with correction pen on desks or chairs, etc.


4.5. Students are not to bring any items that are disapproved of by the school. [Refer to Prohibited Items.]


4.6. Students are not permitted to enter any rooms without teacher supervision.


4.7. Students are to line up quickly and observe strict silence when the first bell rings or when they go to or come back from laboratories, special rooms, P.E. lessons, etc. Students should keep good order and keep to the left when using corridors and staircases.


4.8. Students are to leave their classrooms and corridors during recess and lunch break.


4.9. Students are to sit according to the seating plan. Seats can only be changed with the approval of the class teacher.


4.10. Students are not to leave their classrooms during a lesson without their teacher’s per¬mission. Use of personal lockers during and in between lessons is strictly forbidden. [Refer to Regulations Concerning the Use of Lockers.]


4.11. Phones and mobile devices are not to be used once a student is on the campus until the end of the school day unless directed by teachers. [Refer to Mobile Phone and Laptop Policy.]


4.12. Playing card games is not permitted at any time on the College campus except practices of the Bridge Club with teacher’s supervision.


4.13. Electronic games are not permitted at any time on the College campus unless directed and supervised by a teacher.


4.14. Food or drink are only allowed at the desig¬nated eating and drinking places. Gum is not permitted anywhere on the campus.


4.15. Students are to follow the directions of the school personnel and the security guards as they are carrying out authorized school instructions.


5.Safety Rules
 
5.1. Students are not to slide down the handrails.

5.2. Students are not to move the chairs and tables in the garden without good reason.

5.3. Students are not to leave any glass bottles on the floor.

5.4. Students are not to switch off or play with lights in the corridors or staircases, especially in LG1 and LG2.

5.5. Students are not to run along the corridors, staircases or in the Lower Quadrangle.

 
 
 
6. Assignments
 
 
6.1.       Students must complete all written and oral assignments every day.
 
6.2.       All mistakes in homework and tests must be corrected after these have been pointed out.
 
7. Out of Bounds
 
The following places are out of bounds to ALL students:
 
7.1.       The Brothers' living quarters on 5/F.
 
7.2.       The teachers' rooms
 
7.3.       The canteen and the tuck shop during lesson time
 
7.4.       The gym gallery and all corridors in LG1 and LG2 except those facing the football field
 
7.5.       The car park
 
7.6.       The lifts
 
7.7.       The Link Bridge
 
7.8.       Staircases in the Aimar and Cassian Wings
 
7.9        The Roof
 
8. Use Of School Facilities
 
8.1.      All students must carry their student ID card whenever they enter the school campus for checking purposes. Failure to do so will result in barred them from entering the school campus.
 
8.2.    All students (including students who have been dismissed for public examinations) must wear proper school uniform if they attend any school organized activities, events, student meetings, meeting teachers or study on school days until the end of the school year in mid-July.
 
8.3.     Students are to leave their classrooms and corridors during recess and lunch break.
 
8.4.     Students who need to enter a classroom after school or when the classroom is locked is to register at the School Office. Students are required to have a teacher / guard present.
 
8.5.   Students must not leave their valuables unattended to avoid loss or theft, especially during inter-class ball games and competitions. In case of any loss, they should report to the School Office immediately.
 
8.6.    No ball games are allowed in the covered play areas or in the Lower Quadrangle. Students are not to play football on the basketball court or in any indoor rooms. Football games may only take place on the football pitch.
 

8.7. All student activities are to finish by 5:30 p.m. from Monday to Friday except those with special permission and under the supervi-sion of the teacher advisors. All students must leave the school campus.


8.8. The security guards will check and lock all rooms at 5:30 p.m.


8.9. There should be no ball games during the examination period.

N.B.: The teacher in charge of school security matters will work with the Vice-Principal to monitor the security matters and help in the safekeeping of the school facilities after school.
 

 
9. School Cleanliness 
 
9.1.   Students should take their meals in the two designated eating places on the campus: the Canteen on LG1 and the Covered playground (beside the swimming pool) on G/F. They should return their plates and utensils to the designated trays and trolleys and put the rubbish properly in the rubbish bin.
 
9.2.       Students are not to eat or drink anywhere on the campus outside of the two designated eating places.
 
9.3.       Students are not to litter anywhere on the campus.
 
9.4.       Inside the classroom
                  9.4.1.        Students are to keep the floor clean of rubbish of any kind.

9.4.2.        Students are to clear the window sill of any objects.

9.4.3.        Students are to clear the inside of their desk of rubbish at the end of the school day.

9.4.4.        Students are to make their classroom attractive by decorating the notice boards. 

10. Disciplinary Measures

10.1. Depending on the nature and seriousness of the offences, penalties such as verbal warning, community services, detention, class suspension, school suspension and expulsion may result. The Principal will use his discretion in the final decision.

10.2. For students who violate regulations regarding uniform and appearance:


10.2.1. Students must immediately correct their uniform or hairstyle if it does not comply with the required standard. Parents will be notified.


10.2.2. If the student cannot meet the re¬quirement as said in 10.2.1, he will be sent home to change his uniform after notifying parents, even during examination time.


10.3. Form Teachers and class teachers will input those offences into the Classroom Record Book. Form Teachers and class teachers will deal with minor offences immediately, e.g. leaving seat without permission, talkative in class, etc. Verbal warning will be given.

 

10.4. Students may be required to perform a period of community service inside / outside school to show their wish to transform and correct their misbehaviour.

10.5. A teacher may send a student to the detention class after school for improper conduct or misbehaviour. A Detention Referral Form will be given to the student for parent’s signature and the signed form is to be handed in to the teacher concerned before detention.

10.5.1.  Homework Detention Class is a weekly 40-minute detention class for students who  fail to  submit  homework habitually. Students attending this detention class will be required to finish the assigned exercises by the teachers. Attendance is compulsor

10.5.2. Discipline Detention Class is a weekly 1-hour detention class for students who break  school  regulations. Students attending this detention class will be required to write a  self- reflection essay called the Lasallian Change Plan. The case will be followed by the Discipline Committee. Attendance is compulsory

10.6. The following offences will be dealt with by the Discipline Committee and may lead to lowering of conduct grades on their report card. Appropriate punishment will also be administered as decided by the Discipline Committee.


10.6.1. Cheating or dishonesty in tests/examinations


10.6.2. Reading/possession/distribution of pornographic material


10.6.3. Truancy


10.6.4. Habitual lateness


10.6.5. Violating school regulations in regard to student’s uniform and appearance 3 times or more


10.6.6. Disruptive behaviour in class, e.g. disrespectful or rebellious behaviour to teachers or repeated use of foul language


10.6.7. Skipping detention class without prior approval by the Discipline Master


10.6.8. Throwing objects from upper floors


10.6.9. Improper use of electronic devices


10.6.10. Skipping latecomers’ early reporting


10.7. The following offences will be dealt with by the Discipline Committee and may lead to a “Poor” conduct grade on their report card. Appropriate punishment will also be administered as decided by the Discipline Committee.


10.7.1. Physical attack of classmates / Fighting with peers on the school campus


10.7.2. Bullying of any sort e.g. physical assault, spreading rumours, cyberbullying


10.7.3. Smoking on the campus and / or smoking in uniform anywhere


10.7.4. Stealing or shoplifting


10.7.5. Malicious damage to property on the campus


10.7.6. Involvement/association with triad society or gang activity


10.7.7. Substance abuse (including alcohol and psychotropic drugs)


10.7.8. Unauthorized possession of keys to any room in school


10.7.9. Breaking into the server of the College or accessing files not shared with students.


10.7.10. Entering out of bounds areas.


10.7.11. Running or participating in unauthorized activities / groups including online groups which have the potential to damage the College’s reputation.

10.7.12 Any use of mobile phone/ other electric device to infringe the privacy, diginity or modesty of any staff or students.


10.8. All offences will be entered in the school WebSAMS for use in the recommendation of conduct grade on the students’ report card and testimonials. Serious offences could also be reported on the report cards.


11. Latecomer’s Policy

 

1.      A student who is late for school is to register with the discipline team at the school main entrance from 8:00 am to 8:20 am or at the School Office after 8:20 am for a late slip, which is to be given to the teacher before he may be admitted into class.

2.      Students entering the school campus after 10:00 am are regarded as absent for half a day. They are to report to the School Office when they come back. A half-day absent slip will be issued and must be handed to the class teacher before he is allowed into the class. Students must hand in a letter of explanation from his parent/guardian on the following school day.

3.      If a student is late 3 times in one term, the school will notify his parents and on every successive lateness. The student will report to the Discipline Master between 7:30 and 7:45 a.m. on the following two consecutive days. A discipline teacher and DB member will be stationed at the Discipline Office to monitor the attendance.

4.      Latecomers who can successfully report early for these two consecutive days, will be given no further penalty but the late records will still stand.

5.      Latecomers who cannot report early on both days, will be sent to the Discipline Detention Class after notifying his parents.

6.      If a student is late 5 times in one term, he will be sent to the Discipline Detention Class after his parents are notified.

7.      If a student is late 6 times or more in one term, he will be followed up by the Discipline Teachers.

8.      If there is still no improvement, a meeting will be arranged between the student’s parents, Vice-Principals, Discipline Master and Guidance Mistress to work out a counselling plan.

9.      If a student is late 7 times or more in one school term, his conduct mark will be downgraded in that term’s report card.

10. The number of late days will be recorded on the students’ report card.

 

12. Prohibited Items

1.      Students are forbidden to bring to school any of the following:

1.1.   Tablets / Smart watches

1.2.   Electronic games / computer games

1.3.   Router / mobile phone charger / portable charger

1.4.   Electrical appliance / equipment (Excluding laptop)

1.5.   Skateboard / rollerblades / scooters

1.6.   Toys

1.7.   Cigarettes / cigarette lighter

1.8.   Alcohol in any form

1.9.   Unsuitable magazines / books / comics / newspaper

1.10.  Unsuitable posters / pictures

1.11.  Personal valuables

1.12.  Camera / video camera

1.13.  Laser pointer

1.14.  Any item for sale

1.15.  Slogan banners, pictures, or any unauthorized items that will cause misrepresentation of the school or potential damage to the reputation of the school

2.      Prohibited items will be confiscated by the school. The items may be kept until the end of school term and then returned to the parent/guardian upon collection.

3.      If parents wish to claim the items earlier, they are to provide the school with a formal written explanation AND collect the items from the Discipline Master or Vice-Principal in person.

 

13. Regulations Concerning the Use of Lockers

1.      The school will not take liability for any loss of property.

2.      Routine inspection and search of lockers will be conducted by Form Teachers and the Discipline Committee. Students concerned will be informed and they are to be present during the inspection.

3.      Regulations concerning the use of lockers

3.1.   Form 1 and 2 students are assigned lockers by the school according to individual class number.

3.2.   Students are to prepare a padlock for the assigned locker within the first week of each academic year.

3.3.   Students must treat the lockers with care.

3.4.   Students are to lock their locker properly at all times.

3.5.   Students are to organize and clean out their locker regularly.

3.6.   Students are not to keep any items that are disapproved of by the school in their locker.

3.7.   Students are to take all necessary learning materials out from their locker before lessons; they are not to use their locker during or between lessons.

3.8.   Students are not to share their locker with anybody else in any way.

3.9.   Students are not to stick anything on the lockers.

3.10. Students are to empty their locker at least 7 days before the final examination begins.

3.11. In case of routine inspection or search of lockers, students are to follow the instructions to open the lockers and make voluntary disclosure of his property for inspection.

4.      Students should report to the Form Teacher or Discipline Teachers immediately if vandalism of the locker is discovered.

5.      Form 3 or above students can apply for one individual locker at the beginning of the school year subject to availability.

6.      Any student who is not able to comply with the regulations will be banned from using a locker.

 

14. Mobile Phone and Laptop Policy  

Whilst La Salle College provides Wi-Fi and elearning the following regulations apply to the use of devices as a means to guide and develop appropriate protocols and etiquette.

1.      Students may bring their mobile phone to school only if their parents deem it a necessity for them to do so.

2.      Students are to switch off their mobile phone and laptop / other electronic devices when they are on the campus on normal school days.

3.      If students are found using a mobile phone / other electronic devices on the school campus during school hours or found with their mobile phone / other electronic devices switched on during class time, their mobile phone / other electronic devices will be confiscated and will be returned to the parents within school hours for the first time. If the students are caught a second time, they will be banned from bringing their mobile phone / other electronic devices to school for one school term.

4.      If the offence involves breaching other school regulations, e.g. cyberbullying, it will result in a serious discipline case.

5.      Rules 1 – 4 apply to the BYOD programme. Students are not to use their laptop other than for learning-related activities.

6.      Students are advised not to bring expensive mobile phones to school. Students are to take good care of their mobile phone especially during recess, lunch and after school. The school will not take liability for any loss or damage.

7.      Laptops at school are for educational purposes and cannot be used in the canteen or recreation areas unless supervised by teachers and are only to be used in designated places such as classrooms, the library, the garden and study rooms.

8.      Violating mobile devices policies may lead to the lowering of the conduct grade on their report card.

 

15. BYOD Policy and Procedures

1.      Students can use College ICT resources if authorized to do so by College staff. Also, students can bring their own device for use at school.

2.      College ICT resources and students’ own devices may only be used for educational purpose as instructed by College staff.

3.      Devices other than ICT resources (e.g. mobile phones, iPads, Androids, digital cameras, mp3 players, etc.) may not be used during school hours unless by permission of a teacher whilst under their direct supervision, otherwise during school hours these devices are to be switched off.

4.      The use of student devices outside of class time and designated areas requires teacher’s permission. Prior permission should be sought if students are not under direct teacher supervision.

5.      The following offensive material or conduct is strictly prohibited and will be dealt with in accordance with the School Regulations and in some instances may result in the College involving the Police or other government agencies:

a.       infringing a person’s copyright or other intellectual property rights

b.      defaming and/or slandering a person or an organization

c.       containing sexually explicit, indecent, obscene or pornographic material

d.      discriminating against a person on the basis of, for example, sex, race, religion, disability or age

e.       dealing with a person’s personal information in a way that breaches privacy laws

f.        inciting racial hatred, racial harassment or cyberbullying

g.      introducing or passing on malicious software (“virus”)

h.      disrupting the school’s networks

i.        breaching school security

j.        constituting a ‘cybercrime’

k.      any other act or material otherwise contrary to school rules or policy

6.      In case of need, the School has the right to review the content on the mobile device. Parents give the right to the School to review the content on the students’ mobile device even though the content inside might involve a third party other than the student. The School is not to be held liable of breaching any privacy ordinances in this instance.

 

 

 

 

Code of Student Behaviour - General

1. Uniform
 
1.1.       The College uniform must be worn correctly and with pride within and outside the school and at all school functions. [Refer to Guide­lines of School Uniform and Appearance.]
 
1.2.    The summer uniform includes a plain spread-collar, short sleeved white shirt with school tie, medium-grey school trousers with black belt and plain black leather shoes with black socks. (black V-neck sweater or vest optional.)
 
1.3.       The winter uniform includes a black blazer with school badge, a plain V-neck black sweater or vest, a long sleeved white shirt with school tie, medium-grey school trousers, plain black leather shoes with black socks.
 
1.4.       The correct summer and winter P.E. uniform is required for P.E. lessons.
 
1.5.       All students must strictly follow the Guidelines of the School Uniform and Appearance.
 
2. Attendance 

2.1. Students must be punctual for all lessons and school activities.

2.2. Students must line up at the assembly place by 7:58 am before the first lesson and by 1:23 pm at the end of lunch time (for winter timetable).

2.3. A student who is late for school is to register with the discipline team at the school main entrance from 8:00 am to 8:20 am or at the School Office after 8:20 am for a late slip, which is to be given to the teacher before the student may be admitted into class. [Refer to Latecomer’s Policy.]

2.4. Students must not leave the school premises during school hours unless permission has been granted by the Principal (or delegated authority).

2.5. Absence or early leave is permitted only in case of sickness or with prior permission by the Principal. Students must hand in a letter from their parent/guardian, with the support of valid documents (e.g. doctor’s medical certificate, or official proof), seeking permission prior to the absence or the following day of early leave due to illness.

2.6. Lateness, early leave and absence must be explained, especially on special school days, like Swimming Gala, Athletics Meet, School Outing, Christmas Mass, Christmas Gathering, and Founder’s Day Mass, otherwise it will be seen as truancy. If the absence is known before the above mentioned special school days, approval from the Principal must be obtained.

2.7. Students are advised not to have medical/ dental/musical appointments during school hours.


2.8. If a student becomes ill at school or wishes to leave early, he should report to the teacher in class and obtain an early leave slip from the School Office, which will be signed by the class teacher and countersigned by the Principal (or delegated authority). He will be sent home after the school has notified his parents.


2.9. A student who is unable to participate in P.E. lessons is to seek for prior approval from the Principal. (P.E. is a compulsory and essential element of the curriculum for all students.)

 

3. Conduct


3.1. Students must behave well at school and in public at all times.


3.2. Students should use the simple, polite and appropriate language of a school boy. Any student using vulgar, rude or threatening language is a disgrace to himself and to the school. Use of abusive/foul language both in and outside of school will be punished.

3.3. Students should observe proper protocol with their best behaviour during all school activities, assemblies and functions.


3.4. Unbecoming behaviour, like screaming and booing, is not allowed at all times in school or outside school.


3.5. Only one person talks at a time. Due respect should be given to the presenter by observing silence and attentiveness.


3.6. Students are to stand up and greet their teachers or visitors when they enter or leave the classrooms.


3.7. Students are to respect supporting staff, janitors and security guards.


3.8. To promote and cater for learning and teaching, the school does not allow students to participate in unauthorized activities of any sort on campus, let alone any unlawful or criminal activities.

 

 

4. General School Rules and Regulations


4.1. Students are to carry their student ID card at all times for identification purposes.


4.2. To enhance campus security, on non-school days, students must present their student ID cards when entering the campus. The guard will keep a record of their entry and exit of the campus.


4.3. Students are to bring their School Diary to school on all school days for recording homework and other notices.


4.4. Students must treat school property with care. Students should not deface furniture e.g. carve on the desk, draw with correction pen on desks or chairs, etc.


4.5. Students are not to bring any items that are disapproved of by the school. [Refer to Prohibited Items.]


4.6. Students are not permitted to enter any rooms without teacher supervision.


4.7. Students are to line up quickly and observe strict silence when the first bell rings or when they go to or come back from laboratories, special rooms, P.E. lessons, etc. Students should keep good order and keep to the left when using corridors and staircases.


4.8. Students are to leave their classrooms and corridors during recess and lunch break.


4.9. Students are to sit according to the seating plan. Seats can only be changed with the approval of the class teacher.


4.10. Students are not to leave their classrooms during a lesson without their teacher’s per¬mission. Use of personal lockers during and in between lessons is strictly forbidden. [Refer to Regulations Concerning the Use of Lockers.]


4.11. Phones and mobile devices are not to be used once a student is on the campus until the end of the school day unless directed by teachers. [Refer to Mobile Phone and Laptop Policy.]


4.12. Playing card games is not permitted at any time on the College campus except practices of the Bridge Club with teacher’s supervision.


4.13. Electronic games are not permitted at any time on the College campus unless directed and supervised by a teacher.


4.14. Food or drink are only allowed at the desig¬nated eating and drinking places. Gum is not permitted anywhere on the campus.


4.15. Students are to follow the directions of the school personnel and the security guards as they are carrying out authorized school instructions.


5.Safety Rules
 
5.1. Students are not to slide down the handrails.

5.2. Students are not to move the chairs and tables in the garden without good reason.

5.3. Students are not to leave any glass bottles on the floor.

5.4. Students are not to switch off or play with lights in the corridors or staircases, especially in LG1 and LG2.

5.5. Students are not to run along the corridors, staircases or in the Lower Quadrangle.

 
 
 
6. Assignments
 
 
6.1.       Students must complete all written and oral assignments every day.
 
6.2.       All mistakes in homework and tests must be corrected after these have been pointed out.
 
7. Out of Bounds
 
The following places are out of bounds to ALL students:
 
7.1.       The Brothers' living quarters on 5/F.
 
7.2.       The teachers' rooms
 
7.3.       The canteen and the tuck shop during lesson time
 
7.4.       The gym gallery and all corridors in LG1 and LG2 except those facing the football field
 
7.5.       The car park
 
7.6.       The lifts
 
7.7.       The Link Bridge
 
7.8.       Staircases in the Aimar and Cassian Wings
 
7.9        The Roof
 
8. Use Of School Facilities
 
8.1.      All students must carry their student ID card whenever they enter the school campus for checking purposes. Failure to do so will result in barred them from entering the school campus.
 
8.2.    All students (including students who have been dismissed for public examinations) must wear proper school uniform if they attend any school organized activities, events, student meetings, meeting teachers or study on school days until the end of the school year in mid-July.
 
8.3.     Students are to leave their classrooms and corridors during recess and lunch break.
 
8.4.     Students who need to enter a classroom after school or when the classroom is locked is to register at the School Office. Students are required to have a teacher / guard present.
 
8.5.   Students must not leave their valuables unattended to avoid loss or theft, especially during inter-class ball games and competitions. In case of any loss, they should report to the School Office immediately.
 
8.6.    No ball games are allowed in the covered play areas or in the Lower Quadrangle. Students are not to play football on the basketball court or in any indoor rooms. Football games may only take place on the football pitch.
 

8.7. All student activities are to finish by 5:30 p.m. from Monday to Friday except those with special permission and under the supervi-sion of the teacher advisors. All students must leave the school campus.


8.8. The security guards will check and lock all rooms at 5:30 p.m.


8.9. There should be no ball games during the examination period.

N.B.: The teacher in charge of school security matters will work with the Vice-Principal to monitor the security matters and help in the safekeeping of the school facilities after school.
 

 
9. School Cleanliness 
 
9.1.   Students should take their meals in the two designated eating places on the campus: the Canteen on LG1 and the Covered playground (beside the swimming pool) on G/F. They should return their plates and utensils to the designated trays and trolleys and put the rubbish properly in the rubbish bin.
 
9.2.       Students are not to eat or drink anywhere on the campus outside of the two designated eating places.
 
9.3.       Students are not to litter anywhere on the campus.
 
9.4.       Inside the classroom
                  9.4.1.        Students are to keep the floor clean of rubbish of any kind.

9.4.2.        Students are to clear the window sill of any objects.

9.4.3.        Students are to clear the inside of their desk of rubbish at the end of the school day.

9.4.4.        Students are to make their classroom attractive by decorating the notice boards. 

10. Disciplinary Measures

10.1. Depending on the nature and seriousness of the offences, penalties such as verbal warning, community services, detention, class suspension, school suspension and expulsion may result. The Principal will use his discretion in the final decision.

10.2. For students who violate regulations regarding uniform and appearance:


10.2.1. Students must immediately correct their uniform or hairstyle if it does not comply with the required standard. Parents will be notified.


10.2.2. If the student cannot meet the re¬quirement as said in 10.2.1, he will be sent home to change his uniform after notifying parents, even during examination time.


10.3. Form Teachers and class teachers will input those offences into the Classroom Record Book. Form Teachers and class teachers will deal with minor offences immediately, e.g. leaving seat without permission, talkative in class, etc. Verbal warning will be given.

 

10.4. Students may be required to perform a period of community service inside / outside school to show their wish to transform and correct their misbehaviour.

10.5. A teacher may send a student to the detention class after school for improper conduct or misbehaviour. A Detention Referral Form will be given to the student for parent’s signature and the signed form is to be handed in to the teacher concerned before detention.

10.5.1.  Homework Detention Class is a weekly 40-minute detention class for students who  fail to  submit  homework habitually. Students attending this detention class will be required to finish the assigned exercises by the teachers. Attendance is compulsor

10.5.2. Discipline Detention Class is a weekly 1-hour detention class for students who break  school  regulations. Students attending this detention class will be required to write a  self- reflection essay called the Lasallian Change Plan. The case will be followed by the Discipline Committee. Attendance is compulsory

10.6. The following offences will be dealt with by the Discipline Committee and may lead to lowering of conduct grades on their report card. Appropriate punishment will also be administered as decided by the Discipline Committee.


10.6.1. Cheating or dishonesty in tests/examinations


10.6.2. Reading/possession/distribution of pornographic material


10.6.3. Truancy


10.6.4. Habitual lateness


10.6.5. Violating school regulations in regard to student’s uniform and appearance 3 times or more


10.6.6. Disruptive behaviour in class, e.g. disrespectful or rebellious behaviour to teachers or repeated use of foul language


10.6.7. Skipping detention class without prior approval by the Discipline Master


10.6.8. Throwing objects from upper floors


10.6.9. Improper use of electronic devices


10.6.10. Skipping latecomers’ early reporting


10.7. The following offences will be dealt with by the Discipline Committee and may lead to a “Poor” conduct grade on their report card. Appropriate punishment will also be administered as decided by the Discipline Committee.


10.7.1. Physical attack of classmates / Fighting with peers on the school campus


10.7.2. Bullying of any sort e.g. physical assault, spreading rumours, cyberbullying


10.7.3. Smoking on the campus and / or smoking in uniform anywhere


10.7.4. Stealing or shoplifting


10.7.5. Malicious damage to property on the campus


10.7.6. Involvement/association with triad society or gang activity


10.7.7. Substance abuse (including alcohol and psychotropic drugs)


10.7.8. Unauthorized possession of keys to any room in school


10.7.9. Breaking into the server of the College or accessing files not shared with students.


10.7.10. Entering out of bounds areas.


10.7.11. Running or participating in unauthorized activities / groups including online groups which have the potential to damage the College’s reputation.

10.7.12 Any use of mobile phone/ other electric device to infringe the privacy, diginity or modesty of any staff or students.


10.8. All offences will be entered in the school WebSAMS for use in the recommendation of conduct grade on the students’ report card and testimonials. Serious offences could also be reported on the report cards.


11. Latecomer’s Policy

 

1.      A student who is late for school is to register with the discipline team at the school main entrance from 8:00 am to 8:20 am or at the School Office after 8:20 am for a late slip, which is to be given to the teacher before he may be admitted into class.

2.      Students entering the school campus after 10:00 am are regarded as absent for half a day. They are to report to the School Office when they come back. A half-day absent slip will be issued and must be handed to the class teacher before he is allowed into the class. Students must hand in a letter of explanation from his parent/guardian on the following school day.

3.      If a student is late 3 times in one term, the school will notify his parents and on every successive lateness. The student will report to the Discipline Master between 7:30 and 7:45 a.m. on the following two consecutive days. A discipline teacher and DB member will be stationed at the Discipline Office to monitor the attendance.

4.      Latecomers who can successfully report early for these two consecutive days, will be given no further penalty but the late records will still stand.

5.      Latecomers who cannot report early on both days, will be sent to the Discipline Detention Class after notifying his parents.

6.      If a student is late 5 times in one term, he will be sent to the Discipline Detention Class after his parents are notified.

7.      If a student is late 6 times or more in one term, he will be followed up by the Discipline Teachers.

8.      If there is still no improvement, a meeting will be arranged between the student’s parents, Vice-Principals, Discipline Master and Guidance Mistress to work out a counselling plan.

9.      If a student is late 7 times or more in one school term, his conduct mark will be downgraded in that term’s report card.

10. The number of late days will be recorded on the students’ report card.

 

12. Prohibited Items

1.      Students are forbidden to bring to school any of the following:

1.1.   Tablets / Smart watches

1.2.   Electronic games / computer games

1.3.   Router / mobile phone charger / portable charger

1.4.   Electrical appliance / equipment (Excluding laptop)

1.5.   Skateboard / rollerblades / scooters

1.6.   Toys

1.7.   Cigarettes / cigarette lighter

1.8.   Alcohol in any form

1.9.   Unsuitable magazines / books / comics / newspaper

1.10.  Unsuitable posters / pictures

1.11.  Personal valuables

1.12.  Camera / video camera

1.13.  Laser pointer

1.14.  Any item for sale

1.15.  Slogan banners, pictures, or any unauthorized items that will cause misrepresentation of the school or potential damage to the reputation of the school

2.      Prohibited items will be confiscated by the school. The items may be kept until the end of school term and then returned to the parent/guardian upon collection.

3.      If parents wish to claim the items earlier, they are to provide the school with a formal written explanation AND collect the items from the Discipline Master or Vice-Principal in person.

 

13. Regulations Concerning the Use of Lockers

1.      The school will not take liability for any loss of property.

2.      Routine inspection and search of lockers will be conducted by Form Teachers and the Discipline Committee. Students concerned will be informed and they are to be present during the inspection.

3.      Regulations concerning the use of lockers

3.1.   Form 1 and 2 students are assigned lockers by the school according to individual class number.

3.2.   Students are to prepare a padlock for the assigned locker within the first week of each academic year.

3.3.   Students must treat the lockers with care.

3.4.   Students are to lock their locker properly at all times.

3.5.   Students are to organize and clean out their locker regularly.

3.6.   Students are not to keep any items that are disapproved of by the school in their locker.

3.7.   Students are to take all necessary learning materials out from their locker before lessons; they are not to use their locker during or between lessons.

3.8.   Students are not to share their locker with anybody else in any way.

3.9.   Students are not to stick anything on the lockers.

3.10. Students are to empty their locker at least 7 days before the final examination begins.

3.11. In case of routine inspection or search of lockers, students are to follow the instructions to open the lockers and make voluntary disclosure of his property for inspection.

4.      Students should report to the Form Teacher or Discipline Teachers immediately if vandalism of the locker is discovered.

5.      Form 3 or above students can apply for one individual locker at the beginning of the school year subject to availability.

6.      Any student who is not able to comply with the regulations will be banned from using a locker.

 

14. Mobile Phone and Laptop Policy  

Whilst La Salle College provides Wi-Fi and elearning the following regulations apply to the use of devices as a means to guide and develop appropriate protocols and etiquette.

1.      Students may bring their mobile phone to school only if their parents deem it a necessity for them to do so.

2.      Students are to switch off their mobile phone and laptop / other electronic devices when they are on the campus on normal school days.

3.      If students are found using a mobile phone / other electronic devices on the school campus during school hours or found with their mobile phone / other electronic devices switched on during class time, their mobile phone / other electronic devices will be confiscated and will be returned to the parents within school hours for the first time. If the students are caught a second time, they will be banned from bringing their mobile phone / other electronic devices to school for one school term.

4.      If the offence involves breaching other school regulations, e.g. cyberbullying, it will result in a serious discipline case.

5.      Rules 1 – 4 apply to the BYOD programme. Students are not to use their laptop other than for learning-related activities.

6.      Students are advised not to bring expensive mobile phones to school. Students are to take good care of their mobile phone especially during recess, lunch and after school. The school will not take liability for any loss or damage.

7.      Laptops at school are for educational purposes and cannot be used in the canteen or recreation areas unless supervised by teachers and are only to be used in designated places such as classrooms, the library, the garden and study rooms.

8.      Violating mobile devices policies may lead to the lowering of the conduct grade on their report card.

 

15. BYOD Policy and Procedures

1.      Students can use College ICT resources if authorized to do so by College staff. Also, students can bring their own device for use at school.

2.      College ICT resources and students’ own devices may only be used for educational purpose as instructed by College staff.

3.      Devices other than ICT resources (e.g. mobile phones, iPads, Androids, digital cameras, mp3 players, etc.) may not be used during school hours unless by permission of a teacher whilst under their direct supervision, otherwise during school hours these devices are to be switched off.

4.      The use of student devices outside of class time and designated areas requires teacher’s permission. Prior permission should be sought if students are not under direct teacher supervision.

5.      The following offensive material or conduct is strictly prohibited and will be dealt with in accordance with the School Regulations and in some instances may result in the College involving the Police or other government agencies:

a.       infringing a person’s copyright or other intellectual property rights

b.      defaming and/or slandering a person or an organization

c.       containing sexually explicit, indecent, obscene or pornographic material

d.      discriminating against a person on the basis of, for example, sex, race, religion, disability or age

e.       dealing with a person’s personal information in a way that breaches privacy laws

f.        inciting racial hatred, racial harassment or cyberbullying

g.      introducing or passing on malicious software (“virus”)

h.      disrupting the school’s networks

i.        breaching school security

j.        constituting a ‘cybercrime’

k.      any other act or material otherwise contrary to school rules or policy

6.      In case of need, the School has the right to review the content on the mobile device. Parents give the right to the School to review the content on the students’ mobile device even though the content inside might involve a third party other than the student. The School is not to be held liable of breaching any privacy ordinances in this instance.

 

 

 

 

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