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Behavioural Policy - Guiding Values

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Guiding Values
Internal Structure and Procedures
Ladder of Referral
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Promoting Good Behaviour Policy
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Guiding Values

The guiding values taken into consideration when establishing discipline structures for the school were:

  • Respect
  • Justice
  • Diligence
  • Fairness
  • Responsibility for ones’ own actions
  • Encouragement of students to work hard to achieve their individual potential (Academically, Spiritually, Socially, Emotionally, Aesthetically, Creatively and Physically)
  • Provision of equal opportunities for all abilities and situations
  • Positive affirmation of student’s behaviour and their schoolwork
  • Engender a sense of belongingness and Community Spirit

Scope of Code of Behaviour

  • This Code of Behaviour applies to the students of St. Declan’s Community College
  • This Code of Behaviour applies within the school, throughout the school day and to all activities organised by or through the school
  • This Code of Behaviour applies to misbehaviour that may occur in the vicinity of the school, that is likely to have a damaging effect on the reputation of our school and the safety, health and welfare of students, staff or members of the public.
  • Our Code of Behaviour is not a definitive document. It may be added to or altered should the need arise.   Our Code of Behaviour is required so that the safety of our students is maintained and to assist in the smooth running of the school. 



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