CODE OF CONDUCT

A To do the right thing at KRSS, I will

A1 be punctual by making sure I arrive at school by 0720 and report for lessons/activities/CCA/school assembly on time.

A2 attend all school activities.

A3 submit my medical certificate or letter of excuse from my parents/guardians for my absence on the day I report back to school.

A4 get permission from my Principal/HOD/teacher to leave the classroom or school grounds. I will clearly display the Exit Pass when I am out of the class.

A5 not bring unauthorised material/electronic devices/persons to school. I will report all visitors to the security guards at the main gate.

A6 hand in my completed assignments/projects on time.

A7 pay attention during lessons/activities.

A8 be a diligent and responsible student.

B To respect other people, property and myself, I will

B1 sing the National Anthem and School Song, and take the National Pledge proudly.

Kent Ridgeans who are Singapore citizens must sing the National Anthem and take the pledge with their right fist over their heart.

B2 respect my schoolmates and my teachers by using polite language.

B3 ask for permission when borrowing things.

B4 protect school property and maintain cleanliness. I should report students who damage or deface school property to the authorities.

B5 be considerate to other people and their needs.

B6 move together with my classmates from one venue to another quietly and in an orderly manner.

B7 switch off gadgets such as mobile phones, MP3 players etc and use them only after curricular/co-curricular time, unless special permission is given.

B8 be responsible for my personal belongings and not leave them unattended.

B9 not leave any book or materials in the classrooms or in the school (except in lockers) after school hours.

B10 obey the laws of Singapore, such as NO littering/cheating, illegal gambling, smoking, possession of tobacco products, vandalism, acts of violence, drug taking or inhalant abuse.

B11 use social media platforms responsibly, e.g. when uploading photos/videos/comments etc.

B12 not have in my possession any weapon or weapon-like item which is used or intended to be used to cause harm to others.

C To be healthier and happier, I will

C1 exercise and eat healthily.

C2 attend all PE lessons, unless exempted.

D To help one another to make Kent Ridge a friendlier place to study in, I will

D1 be courteous.

D2 be kind to others.

D3 knock and wait before entering a room.

D4 resolve disagreements amicably.

D5 report to the teacher if someone needs help.

E To be a good ambassador of Kent Ridge, I must

E1 uphold and honour the image of the school.

E2 wear the prescribed school uniform/school-approved T-shirt smartly.

E3 not modify any part of my school uniform.

E4 tuck in my P.E. T-shirt neatly during P.E./CCA/sports activities.

E5 wear plain white shoes and socks above the ankles. I will not wear slippers or sandals, unless I have medical reasons. I can wear track shoes on Saturdays and during the school holidays.

E6 put on one pair of simple earrings/ear studs/ear sticks. (For girls only)

E7 not wear tinted glasses unless prescribed by a doctor.

E8 maintain a clean-shaven look with no moustache or beard. (For boys)

E9 not wear unauthorised accessories such as rings, bangles, nose and tongue studs, tattoos etc. I will submit through my Form Teacher a letter from my parents seeking permission for any religious ornaments that I need to wear.

E10 leave my hair in its natural colour.

E11 keep my hair short, simple and neat, and my hair should not touch the collar, ears, cheeks or eyebrows.

E12 trim my sideburns to no longer than half of my ear length. (For boys)

E13 tie my hair up neatly if it is long. (For girls)

E14 wear black hair accessories only and will not use cosmetics/hair extensions. (For girls)

code-of-conduct

Student's Conduct Rating

Criteria for grading a student’s conduct in the report book

Conduct Rating

Criteria

Personal Qualities for HRC

Excellent

  • Consistently behaves in an exemplary manner
  • is always courteous and respectful
  • is always helpful toward teachers and classmates
  • is always dependable, behaves sensibly on his/her own
  • shows very clear sense of right and wrong through speech and action
  • Attends school regulary and punctually and has not been absent from school or school activities except with valid reasons
  • Gets along very well with classmates
  • Work is always submitted on time
  • Has not committed any minor or serious offence for the past one year

Demonstrates very strongly

Very Good

  • Consistently behaves well
  • is always courteous and respectful
  • is always dependable, behaves sensibly on his/her own.
  • shows very clear sense of right and wrong through speech and action
  • Attends school regulary and punctually and has not been absent from school or school activities except with valid reasons
  • Gets along very well with classmates
  • Work is always submitted on time
  • Has not committed any minor or serious offence for the past 6 months

Demonstrate strongly

Good

  • Behaves well most of the time
  • is always courteous and respectful
  • is always dependable, does rightful things on his/her own
  • shows very clear sense of right and wrong through speech and action most of the time
  • Attends school regulary and punctually and may have been absent from school or school activities not more than 3 times except with valid reasons
  • Gets along very well with classmates
  • Work is usually submitted on time
  • Has not committed any serious offence, but may have 5 or fewer minor offences in the past 6 months

Demonstrates adequately

Fair

  • Occasionally shows unacceptable behaviour
  • Needs guidance from teachers on behaviour
  • Attendance: has been absent from school or school activities without valid reasons, or late for more than 3 times
  • Has occasional relationship difficulty with classmates
  • May have committed one serious offence or have accumulated 6 or more minor offences in 6 months

Demonstrates to some extent

Poor

  • Frequently shows unacceptable behaviour
  • Needs regular counselling by teachers on behaviour
  • Attendance is irregular: Truancy or absent from school activities without valid reasons
  • Has difficulty getting along with classmates
  • Work is often not submitted on time
  • Has either a few serious offences or multiple occurrences of the same serious offences

Needs improvement