Scartleigh National School Code of Behaviour for our Children & Parental Endorsement









Code of Behaviour for our Children & Parental Endorsement



The following is a list containing ideas to help you to make our school a better place in which to learn.

General Rules
• Be polite and mannerly
• Show respect to friends, teachers, support staff, parents and visitors
• Respect school property and equipment
• Be on time

Classroom Rules
• Stay seated in class unless instructed otherwise
• Listen to your teacher and to your classmates.
• Join in class discussions …. but wait your turn.
• Always work hard doing your best
• Present your work as neatly as you can
• Illustrate your work
• Keep your own space tidy, keep your classroom tidy
• Look out for litter and things out of place
• Use bins for recycling paper, pencil parings etc

Lunch Time Rules
• Bring a healthy lunch, junk-free
• Start your lunch straight away and stay seated
• Finish your lunch inside the classroom
• Bring your waste and litter home in your lunch-box

Toilet Rules
• Flush every time
• Wash your hands every time
• Inform your teacher if the bathroom needs paper, soap etc
• Report any mess you may discover

Yard Rules
• Play safely
• Include others
• Be on the lookout for younger children who might be in need of help
• Stay within the boundaries and learn where there no-go areas are
• On hearing the bell stop, wait for it to finish and then walk to the line

And finally…..always…

• Say hello! Dia duit! Slαn!
• Keep our school a bad language-free zone
• Keep our school a bully-free zone
• Avoid taunting, teasing, mocking, name-calling, spitting, aggression, violence and horse-play
• Admit to mistakes, apologise when necessary
• Be happy, enjoy your school days
• Smile every day a lot

I have read the Code of Discipline and I understand that as a child I have rights and responsibilities.
I have also read the Code of Behaviour and agree with the rules.
I will do my best and play my part in keeping this school a happy place to learn


Signed:…………………………………..

Date ………………………………………

Parental Endorsement

Please sign and return to the school secretary. Endorsement slips will be kept on file.
Alternatively please send an email to saleenns@eircom.net stating your name, your child(ren)’s name(s) and your endorsement.

I/We have read the Code of Discipline and wish to endorse it.


Signed ……………………………….

Parent(s) of ………………………………….