Code of Behaviour

Children at Holy Cross School are expected to interact and behave in a Christ-like manner.

Dignity

 
People have the right to be respected and be treated with dignity, ensuring their mana and tapu are not violated, and the responsibility to treat others with dignity by:
 
  • Treating others in a way that reflects the Gospel Values
  • Valuing others’ differences
  • Listening attentively
  • Not bullying in any way
 
Parents have the right to expect their child and themselves to be respected and treated with dignity, (mana and tapu), and the responsibility to treat the school, its children and adults with dignity and respect by:
 
  • Valuing differences
  • Addressing any conflict situations, complaints or concerns constructively through the right channels
  • Keeping informed of school events or issues by reading Newsletters
  • Adhering to and supporting the school charter, its policies, organisation and routines.

 

Safety

 
People have the right to be safe and the responsibility to act in a way that keeps others safe by:
 
  • Moving carefully around the school
  • Resolving conflicts peacefully
  • Keeping the school environment clean and tidy
  • Using equipment in the correct manner
  • Working and playing safely
 
Parents have the right to feel that their child is safe and the responsibility to keep others safe by:
 
  • Adhering to school safety standards when they are on the school grounds
  • Informing the staff should their child have an infectious disease
  • Encouraging their child to conduct him/herself in a safe manner

 

Respect

 
Students have the right to learn to the best of their ability and the responsibility not to prevent others from learning to the best of their ability by:
 
  • Adhering to classrooms routines for listening and on-task behaviour
  • Working co-operatively where required
  • Taking good care of classroom equipment
  • Not disturbing other students who are working

People have the right to be respected and be treated with dignity, ensuring their mana and tapu are not violated, and the responsibility to treat others with dignity by:

  • Treating others in a way that reflects the Gospel Values
  • Valuing others’ differences
  • Listening attentively
  • Not bullying in any way
 
Parents have the right to expect their child and themselves to be respected and treated with dignity, (mana and tapu), and the responsibility to treat the school, its children and adults with dignity and respect by:
 
  • Valuing differences
  • Addressing any conflict situations, complaints or concerns constructively through the right channels
  • Keeping informed of school events or issues by reading Newsletters
  • Adhering to and supporting the school charter, its policies, organisation and routines.