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Code Of Conduct

Rules help the school run smoothly, making it a safe and happy place for students to learn.

Standards for students

ANI classroom/playground rules:

  • Follow directions
  • Be considerate – no teasing or put-downs
  • Keep your hands and feet to yourself
  • Respect others’ property and the environment
  • Be in the correct place at the correct time with the correct equipment

If students cannot follow these standards, there are consequences.

Uniform

  • Full school uniform must be worn to and from school
  • Sports shoes are only to be worn with PE Uniform
  • Only plain stud earrings and a watch are to be worn, no other jewellery is permitted
  • No t-shirts or vests are to be visible under the neckline of shirts
  • Nail polish is not to be worn
  • Blue or white ribbons only in hair

Around the School

  • Show consideration when moving around the school
  • Classrooms are out of bounds at interval or lunchtime, unless supervised by a teacher
  • Bikes and scooters are not ridden in the school grounds, they must be walked until you are out of the school grounds
  • Use the paths to walk to and from the school gates
  • Do not walk through the front car parks
  • Skateboards are not permitted at school

Boundaries

Out of Bounds:

  • University of Auckland: Faculty of Education
  • Car Parks
  • Behind the Technology and Arts areas and Rooms 1 to 3
  • Behind Rooms 7, 8 and 9
  • Behind Food, Fabric and Science Rooms
  • Kohia Terrace School grounds

At Auckland Normal Intermediate students will:

  • Use school equipment (Learning, Digital, P.E. and Furniture) with care
  • Ask permission for use of others’ things
  • Be prepared by having what they need for each subject – pens, pencils, ruler, PE gear etc
  • Do their best to stay focused and engaged in learning
  • Make every effort to complete all learning tasks
  • Return to class promptly when the bell rings
  • Ensure they are not involved in any form of bullying – physical, verbal, emotional or cyber
  • No physical or mental abuse; put downs or insulting language
  • Participate only in positive interactions – there will be no threatening behaviour

Mobile Phones/Devices

Students are permitted to carry their mobile phones with them during the day. The school accepts no responsibility for mobile phones that are carried around the school or are left in bags or desks. Teachers will lock student’s mobile phones in a secure cupboard or filing cabinet if requested. The use of mobile phones and devices are not permitted in the playground at morning tea or lunchtime.

Behaviour Plan

At ANI the definition of bullying is a continuation of the following:
  • Physical violence
  • Leaving students out of social activities deliberately and frequently
  • Frequent name calling and nasty teasing
  • Spreading nasty rumours
  • Deliberate damage to belongings
  • Threats – physical or verbal