Students should be co-operative, courteous, and considerate at all times; they should respect themselves, other people and other people’s property.
Poor and disruptive behaviour will be referred to the appropriate Curriculum Team Leader Student Managers and Heads of House.
The school operates a clear and robust policy on behavior that work under the principle of the “Wilmslow Way”. Students will be sanctioned accordingly dependant on the severity of the offence. We are all in school to help students achieve, and achievement can only take place in an ordered, purposeful atmosphere.
The Code of Behaviour is given to everyone in school and includes a small number of rules, which are for the safety, and mutual benefit of each member of the school community. Details of ‘The Wilmslow Way’ can be found in students’ planners.
Wilmslow Way – Rules
At Wilmslow High school we:
- TREAT EVERYONE WITH COURTESY AND RESPECT
- BE PUNCTUAL FOR SCHOOL AND FOR EACH LESSON, MAKING SURE WE HAVE ALL THE MATERIALS, BOOKS AND EQUIPMENT NEEDED
- DRESS ACCORDING TO THE DRESS CODE
- TAKE CARE OF, AND SHOW RESPECT FOR, OUR OWN BELONGINGS, FOR THOSE OF OTHERS, AND FOR THE SCHOOL AND ITS GROUNDS.
It is sometimes necessary to use sanctions in support of good school discipline. These may include a referral for discourtesy (at break, lunchtime or after the core day for fifteen minutes), curriculum study support for up to an hour, community service, internal monitoring and withdrawal of privileges.
Parents receive notification by telephone or in writing (sometimes via the planner).
Our intention is to always include parents where there are concerns regarding a student’s work or behaviour. The tutor, Student Manager, Senior Student Manager, Head of House or Director of Student Services will discuss matters with parents as appropriate and parents may on occasions be asked to come into school.
Only the Head teacher may decide to exclude a student, either for a fixed term or permanently. In the rare event of this happening the school will advise parents of their opportunities to appeal against the decision.
The school makes every attempt to ensure everyone is aware of the standards of behavior, dress and punctuality that we expect and makes every effort to be consistent with issues which arise. We ask parents to work with us so that we can be consistent with students about standards, expectations, values and attitudes.
In order to encourage and enforce positive discipline the following levels of sanctions apply:
The school will also send text messages to parents alerting them of any behavior issues at school. Below is a template of the types of text received.