Discipline is the mode of living under established rules and regulations and subjected to a higher authority. Discipline is the ‘Gateway’ to education. Therefore, it is imperative to have a good discipline established in the school. Students' discipline is an important part of providing a congenial learning environment for all. Discipline is integral for peaceful and harmonious living as well as for ensuring a safe and secure school environment. It is essential for inculcating the right values so that children grow up to be productive and responsible citizens imbued with good human values and principles. Recognizing the importance of discipline in schools where future citizens are groomed, it is essential to institute proper disciplining mechanisms, so that the schools have a safe and supportive environment. Therefore, realizing the significance of good discipline, this policy is prepared based on the guidelines of the Ministry of Education to achieve high expectations in academics. However, any criminal offense is beyond the scope of this guideline will have to be dealt with by the law of the land.
To formulate clear school rules and regulations and familiarize the students.
To maintain uniformity, consistency, and fairness in addressing disciplinary issues.
To create a safe, supportive and conducive learning environment.
Aim at high expectations in academics with zero occurrences of indiscipline in the school.
Reiterate the importance of bringing on board the parents and other stakeholders.
Directives / Guidelines:
Students will be taught the skills to enable them to actively participate in the
development, implementation, and review of their school's behaviour codes, and will be involved in decision-making processes within the school
The school behaviour code will reflect processes for restorative and reconciliatory
Students' responsibility for their behaviour will be reinforced consistently in a
the manner which enhances their understanding of responsible social behaviour.
Social responsibilities will be taught across the curriculum and modelled in all
aspects of school life
Schools will model and teach values of honesty, trust, respect, and cooperation.
Students will have access to services and agencies which can support them in
developing responsibility for their behaviour.
• Staff, parents or caregivers, and students will work together to create safe, caring,
orderly and productive learning communities which support the rights of all students to learn and all teachers to teach. To support and protect the rights of all members of the school community.
Schools will develop consequences for both responsible and irresponsible
behaviors, and will consistently apply these consequences.
System-level procedures such as suspension and exclusion will be used to support
a change in the behaviour of students who do not respond to school level consequences of irresponsible behaviour
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