Code of Conduct


Our goal at Macphail is to create a safe, secure and respectful learning environment for all members of the school community.

Macphail will create positive leaders that foster a school climate that supports academic achievement for all students, through healthy relationships and appropriate behaviours.

Respect and Responsible Citizenship

The Students will:

  • Demonstrate respect and dignity for all members of our school community;
  • Come to school prepared, on time and ready to learn;
  • Acknowledge that vandalism to school property, including learning materials,
  • and school buses is unacceptable;

  • Respect the dress code, which demonstrates respect for all members of the
  • school community. (Refer to Macphail's dress code in the student planner

    and in the classrooms);

  • Respect the needs of others in the learning environment;
  • Demonstrate mutual acceptance and inclusion modeled by all.
  • Safety

  • All students will refrain from bringing anything to school that may compromise the
  • safety of others;

  • Unacceptable behaviour, such as physical, verbal, sexual or psychological abuse,
  • harassment, bullying or discrimination will not be tolerated;

  • Inappropriate behaviour will not be tolerated in our school community, including
  • school grounds, school buses, school (field trips) or Board sponsored events;

  • Any activity that will have a negative impact on the school climate will be dealt with
  • by school administration;

  • The administration has the authority to search school property, such as desks and lockers,
  • and personal property, such as backpacks and handbags with reasonable grounds.


  • All members of the school community are to be accountable for their behaviours and actions;
  • Consequences will be corrective in nature and a learning experience for those involved;
  • Clear and fair consequences for unacceptable behaviour are consistent with
  • Progressive Discipline and Safe School Policy and the Board's policy on Safe Schools.

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