- All members of the school community have the right to teach, work and learn in a safe, supportive and respectful environment - no
pupil has the right to threaten the safety of others or to disrupt the learning of other pupils.
- All pupils are expected to abide by the school's Code of Conduct, which is based on the school's Care Principles and Values.
- Pupils are responsible for their words and actions.
- Pupils will receive the appropriate support and intervention if they do not abide by the Code of Conduct (details are spelt out in the School Rules section).
- The goal of discipline is self-discipline - pupils have internalized the school's Care Principles and Values and abide by the Code of Conduct across time, space and situations.
- This is in line with the school mission to nurture our pupils to be People of Character:
- Equipped with life skills
- Respected by peers
- With a sense of responsibility to family, school, community and nation
- Held in high regard by teachers, parents and the community
Townsville adopts a holistic, positive approach to discipline which
- encompasses pro-active and corrective measures.
Support: A positive school environment with support for pupils' holistic needs.
Teach: Inculcation of values and social-emotional skills.
Exercise: Opportunities to demonstrate good behaviour and positive reinforcement of good behaviour.
- Pupils to take responsibility through restitution and reconciliation with those who have been hurt by the pupils' actions.
- Meaningful punitive measures such that pupils see the relationships between actions and consequences (Details in School Rules, Consequences and Recovery Section).
- All Staff members are expected to be role models and have a repsonsibility to train, correct and mould the moral character of every child under our care.