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School Rules and Policies


Flag Raising Ceremony and Late-Coming

  • Students are to report to school at the assembly venues (classrooms, parade square or the school hall) by 7:55 am each morning for the 8:00 am flag-raising ceremony.
  • Students are considered late for school if they have not crossed the school gates by 7:55 am.
  • Students should report in their appropriate uniform, be seated and begin their reading or self-study.
  • Students who are Singapore citizens must sing the National Anthem and take the pledge. Students will take the pledge with the right fist over the heart.
  • The school song will be sung on Mondays.

Grooming

  • Students should be neat and tidy in grooming, befitting as the school’s ambassadors.
  • Modifications to the school uniform are not allowed.
  • Boy’s face must be clean-shaven and without moustache and beard.
  • Spectacle frames should be dull-coloured and without bold decorative designs. Coloured contact lenses are not allowed.
  • Wearing or displaying of any body piercing (including ear sticks), tattoo or other body ornaments or decorations are not allowed.
  • Fingernails should be kept short and clean.
  • Wear white canvas/sports shoes with white laces (no visible logo/brand name).
  • Coloured sports shoes, fanciful footwear, slippers and sandals are not allowed.
  • Socks must be white-coloured and above (covering) the ankle-bone.

Attire

  • On Mondays, pupils are to report in full uniform with tie.
  • On PE days, students are to report in half uniform.
  • On non-PE days and examination daysstudents are to report in full uniform or school polo t-shirt.
  • Students are not permitted to be attired in PE attire during curriculum time (lesson time).
  • Students are not permitted to be attired in their CCA or Class T-shirts at all times, unless permission is granted for special events only.
  • Students may report in half uniform during school holidays or on SaturdaysReporting to school in home clothes is not permitted in the interest of safety.
  • Non-prescribed uniforms and inappropriate footwear (e.g. slippers) are not allowed at all times.
  • Students would be advised to leave the school if found to be in inappropriate attire.

Handphone Policy

  • Use of mobile devices in school can be both, an integral part of learning or a distraction from learning.
  • For students’ safety and to facilitate contact tracing due to COVID-19 cases, students must bring either their Trace-Together token or a mobile device with the Bluetooth activated to enable the Trace-Together App.
  • Mobile devices should not be used during curriculum time except before morning assembly, during recess time and lunch time.
  • Rules and regulations must be observed when using mobile devices in the library.
  • No charging of mobile devices is allowed at all times.
  • No video recording is allowed at all times unless permission is granted.
  • Mobile devices can only be used in class for ICT-based lessons when instructed by teachers.
  • Mobile devices are required to be kept in student’s bags during examinations.
  • Mobile devices are to be handed over to the invigilators for safe-keeping during practical and oral examinations. This is to maintain the integrity of the examination.
  • The above rules governing the use of mobile devices must be adhered to even on Saturdays and school holidays.
  • The school will not be liable and responsible for any damages or loss of mobile devices due to theft or otherwise.
  • Non-conformance to the above conditions, as well as taking mobile devices out of bag/pockets and taking videos constitutes violation of the use of mobile devices policy.
  • Violator’s mobile devices may be handed over to their parents when they are called in for further intervention.
  • Mobile devices used in committing of unlawful offences, where evidence of text messages, photos and videos are found will be confiscated for further investigation.
  • Mobile devices Include, but not limited to, mobile phones, tablets, laptops and smart watches.