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Expectations outside of lessons

  1. Registration/tutor period
  • You must not be in any school building before 8:10am unless you are attending Breakfast Club in the Hall or are studying in the Library;
  • You must arrive on time and sit in your allocated seat (not on tables, lab benches, window sills, the floor etc.);
  • As well as taking the register, tutors will deal with matters of uniform, diary completion, collection of homework, the state of the room and they will follow up incidents/problems when these have been brought to their attention;
  • Tutors will also take an interest in your general achievements, both in extra-curricular activities, and in life outside school as well as academic progress;
  • You will be expected to contribute positively to any discussions about issues such as tutor group ethos, general behaviour, punctuality/attendance, bullying and whole-school issues.
  1. Tutor rooms
  • Students in Years 7 and 8 are not allowed in their tutor rooms unless a member of staff is present. Break and lunchtimes should be used for experiencing new clubs or activities and/or socialising with friends outside.  Students will only be allowed in tutor rooms at break and lunchtime when it is “wet break”;
  • Packed lunches must be eaten outdoors unless it is a “wet break” ensuring at all times that litter is disposed of properly.
  1. The Canteen
  • Entry will be permitted in year group order on a daily rota;
  • You must queue up in an orderly fashion at your designated time (full uniform must be properly worn) ensuring you are wearing your lanyard;
  • You must sit down to eat your food;
  • Courtesy and consideration for others is expected at all times;
  • As a user of the canteen, you clear your own tables and put rubbish in a bin;
  • All hot food purchased from the canteen must be eaten there, as must ‘unwrapped’ cold items.
  1. Around the school
  • Staff (teaching and support) deal with minor offences on the spot;
  • All infringements meriting further action will be referred initially to the tutor;
  • Certain kinds of offence (for example, damage to the building; refusal to co-operate) will be referred on to the appropriate Head of Year and/or a Deputy Headteacher;
  • At the end of the school day, students must have left the school site by 3:45pm unless they are engaged in an activity supervised by a member of staff (e.g. a club, sporting activity, revision session or a detention).

Main School students routines and expectations SRJ