- Students are to take pride in École Cobble Hill and show respect by cleaning up after
themselves and respect school property.
2. Students will follow the instructions of all supervising adults.
3. Rough play such as tackling, wrestling, shoving, or grabbing is not permitted.
4. Students will stay within designated play areas. Unless under direct supervision by an adult,
students will not play in the parking lot, in the forested area, or off of the school grounds.
Students will not climb trees located on or near the grounds to protect our delicate
5. Climbing will be limited to designated climbing structures.
6. Students are expected to show respect for others. This includes taking turns and
sharing, and inviting others to join in. Bullying, intimidation, fighting, racial slurs,
gender slurs, cruel teasing (taunting), aggressive play, swearing and overt defiance are NOT
acceptable behaviours at École Cobble Hill.
7. Students will not use objects in a dangerous manner, including but not limited to rocks, bark,
branches, sticks, pine cones, broken glass, scissors, etc.
8. Students will leave unsafe objects at home such as toy guns, knives, multi-tools, and hard
balls (i.e. lacrosse, baseball, field hockey, hockey pucks).
9. During the winter, snowball throwing or face washing is not permitted.
10. Students are to line-up quickly and quietly when the bell rings.
11. Students will use crosswalks when crossing the parking lot, and to enter or leave
12. During school hours, students will not leave the school or playground for any reason
without direct supervision, or unless they have a note signed by their
parent/guardian, giving them permission to do so.
13. If a ball should go out of the school grounds, students will get permission from a
supervisor/teacher before going to retrieve it (over the fence, the parking lot, etc.).
NO STUDENT HAS THE RIGHT TO INTERFERE WITH THE LEARNING OF OTHER STUDENTS
NO STUDENT HAS THE RIGHT TO INTERFERE WITH THE TEACHER’S ABILITY TO TEACH
Please Note: Bullying is defined as persistent unwelcome behaviour, mostly using unwarranted or invalid criticism, psychological or mental aggression, nit-picking, fault-finding, also exclusion, isolation, being singled out and treated differently, being shouted at, or humiliated.
Solving Problems at School:
School staff will respect the individual differences of students and respond to each situation according to the student’s age, maturity, capacity and past conduct.
Standards of conduct and behaviour are explained, practiced and reviewed throughout the year. In case of misconduct or misbehaviour, a procedure similar to the following will be documented:
1. Discuss with students what happened.
2. Help them take ownership of their role.
3. Help them find ways to solve the problem.
4. Ensure everybody’s dignity remains intact.
5. Make restoration and/or apologies when necessary and possible.
Every effort to support students and to determine the root causes of disrupting or inappropriate behavior will be made. If the safety or educational program of others is compromised, or if there is an ongoing failure to meet the expectations of the Code of Conduct, one or more of the following consequences may be applied. These may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Phone call to parents
- Email to parents
- Meeting to discuss the problem
- Referral to school administrators
- Replacement or repair of damaged property
- Writing about the incident
- Temporary loss of playground privileges
- Walking with a noon-hour supervisor
- Referral to counselor (after consultation with parents/guardians)
- Loss of privileges such as field trips, school-sponsored extra-curricular events
- Restricted school hours
- In-school suspension
- Out of school suspension
- Actions directed by district policy and regulations
- Actions directed by Criminal Code
Consequences will be based upon the type and frequency of the behavior. If a student is being sent to see the principal or vice-principal, the teacher will ensure that:
- students know the reason why this step was taken
- parents/guardians receive a call or email to discuss the incident