School Rules


SAFETY– Play with others and equipment safely.
RELATIONSHIPS- Treat others the way you wish to be treated.
ENVIRONMENT– Care for our environment.
PLAY AREAS– Play and eat in the correct areas.
UNIFORM– Wear the correct Montpellier Uniform.

Safety
Expectations:

Safety:

  • Follow directions of the duty teacher.
  • Play appropriate games.
  • See a teacher if you feel unsafe.
  • Keep hands & feet to yourself.
  • Leave sticks and stones alone.
  • Walk when you are near a building (especially around corners).
  • Tackling is not permitted with football – kick to kick only.
  • Play games that are not dangerous (no piggybacks or ‘play fighting’).
Play Areas & Equipment
  • Share equipment and space.
  • Use playground equipment in a sensible and safe manner:
    • The playground is not open before school.
    • Play only on your Grade level playground.
    • No flips, skipping bars, or walking/sitting on top of the monkey bars.
    • Chasing games are not to be played near or on play equipment.
    • Go down slides in a sitting position with feet forward.
    • Be mindful of other people playing on the equipment.
  • Soccer balls, footballs and cricket are only to be played on the oval where it is the safest.
  • Digging is only permitted in the sandpit (not the long jump pit).

For all incidents mentioned above, 1st infringement WARNING, 2nd infringement WALKING WITH TEACHER.
NB: TEACHER DISCRETION AS TO WHEN THE REMOVAL OF EQUIPMENT HAPPENS

Play Areas Expectations:

  • Playing in the toilets is NOT permitted.
  • Environment shed and gym storeroom only to be visited with a teacher.
  • Stay within boundaries and away from the following areas:
    • Front of the school.
    • Behind Multi-Purpose Room.
    • Behind Rooms 20 & 21.
    • The back of the oval and gym (road side of the running track).
    • Car park and the gate/front fence.
    • Gardens.
    • Inside the school buildings (before school, recess and lunch breaks).
    • Only visit canteen/ gym foyer when buying food items.

Relationship Expectations:

  • Treat others the way you would like to be treated.
  • Use kind remarks only.
  • Swearing is not permitted.
  • Include others in play - if someone is lonely ask them to play.
  • Respect, care and cooperate with others students, teachers and parent helpers.
  • Say no to bullying – tell a teacher.

For all incidents mentioned above, 1st infringement WARNING, 2nd infringement WALKING WITH TEACHER.

Uniform Expectations:

  • Wear the correct Montpellier Uniform.
  • Be Sun Smart – Hats must be worn in Terms 1 & 4 (and encouraged in Terms 2 & 3).
  • Nail polish, make up, glitter/sparkles are not permitted.  No jewellery to be worn EXCEPT watches, sleepers/studs (boys & girls).
  • Coloured message bands are not permitted.
  • Leggings are NOT permitted under summer dresses.
  • Coloured hair gel and coloured streaks in hair are NOT permitted and hair gel needs to be kept to a minimum (except on special days).
  • Hair accessories are to be kept to a minimum (use green and white).
  • Socks or tights must be white, green or grey (coloured socks are not permitted).
  • Visible temporary tattoos are not permitted.
  • Hair should be neat and tidy and long hair (shoulder length or longer) is to be tied up (boys and girls) in a style appropriate for school.

Please note: for ALL uniform offences children will be warned and for a second offence a note placed in their diaries.

Environment Expectations:

  • Enjoy and be proud of our yard.
  • Care for our gardens and trees – do not play in garden beds.
  • Place litter in bins.
  • Eat in the designated eating areas.
  • Saving water is encouraged.
For all incidents mentioned above, 1st infringement WARNING, 2nd infringement WALKING WITH TEACHER.