Students are expected to be Independent Learners.
It is the responsibility of the student to ensure that all assignments are handed in.
Always keep a back up copy of assignments.
Always get an assignment marked before you start the next one.
Students must retain all marked assignments to safeguard against possible discrepancies in their final mark.
Note: You can request to see your marks at any time you wish.
All issues of Plagiarism and Academic Honestly will be dealt with as outlined in the school's Academic Honesty Policy.
All students are expected to ...
- attend all classes regularly and punctually with the appropriate learning materials
- be attentive in class and participate positively in class activities
- produce quality work to the best of their ability
- be responsible for work missed due to absence
- seek extra help from the teacher when required
- have all the required class work, assignments and readings completed in the allotted time
- behave themselves in a manner that is respectful toward others and their learning environment
It is expected that every student will make a positive contribution to their school. To be successful it is essential that you ...
- Take responsibility for your own Learning
- Take responsibility for your own Actions
- Take responsibility for your own Environment
You are responsible for your own Learning when you ...
- are attentive, polite and positively involved in the class
- arrive in class, on time, with all of the appropriate equipment
- complete all homework assignments and tests, by given deadlines
- get help from your teacher when you need it
- see teachers after absence to make up work missed
- use class time wisely
You are responsible for your own Actions when you ...
- show respect for other people by
are supportive and encouraging to others
are honest and truthful
show respect for other people's property
look after your textbooks and other supplies.
- avoiding negative comments and gestures
- never poking fun at others
- not interrupting or leaving your seat while others are talking
- waiting your turn
Your are responsible for your own Environment when you ...
- attempt to keep the school and school property as clean as you can
- recycle any materials that can be recycled
- respect out-of-bounds areas during class time
- control noise levels and behaviour in unsupervised areas
If you wish to obtain maximum marks, you should consider the following:
- Are you in class every day and on time ?
- When you are absent or late, do you make a serious attempt to catch up on what you missed ?
- Do you respond to questions in class often and in a manner which supports the learning process ?
- When you encounter difficulties in the course, do you seek help from other students and/or your teacher ?
- If you are successful in the course, do you volunteer to help those students having difficulties.
- Do you take advantage of opportunities to make positive contributions to the course during work periods and classes ?
- Do you take group work, class work, and homework seriously and hand in your assignments on time
- Do you work co-operatively with others during class and small group work ?
- Do you follow your teacher's instructions ?
- Do you attempt to get involved in the course in a positive manner ?
- Do you attempt to understand the reasoning behind the teaching process and do you treat the teacher as a person being engaged in the learning process ?