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1 Preamble

1.1 The school recognizes the need and right of learners, teachers and all other school personnel to live, work and play in an orderly, safe and stimulating educational environment; as well as the responsibility of all in the school to work towards attaining and maintaining this ideal.

1.2 Integral to this Code of Conduct are the provisions of the Constitution, the SA Schools Act and other Laws, and the School’s Codes of Behaviour, incorporating or including the School Rules.

1.3 They also apply in public, off the school premises and/or outside of school hours, if the learner can be identified as a member of the School.

1.4 Any criminal action by a learner, whether at school or not, will be regarded as a breach of this Code of Conduct, and the school will be entitled to take action against, and impose punishments on, a learner found guilty of any criminal act.

1.5 The Code of Conduct and all School Rules apply to all school, school-related and school sponsored activities, including sport, cultural and recreational activities, tours, trips, dances, functions, meetings and on transport to or from school or school activities.

1.6 It is not possible to list the behaviour required of learners in every circumstance. However, it is required of all learners to act sensibly, decently and in accordance with the codes of behaviour generally accepted in the community served by the school. This is so, even if such actions or behaviour are not specifically required or barred in terms of the other sections of this code.