Acceptable Conduct

  • Respect for self and others at all times
  • Respect the natural environment on the playground
  • Respect for personal and public property
  • Make principled choices
  • Move safely in the school at all times
  • Demonstrate kindness
  • Be open-minded and take safe learning risks

Unacceptable Conduct

  • Students will not interfere with the learning of others
  • Students will not make others feel unsafe
  • Students will not use offensive language or gestures
  • Students will not engage in inappropriate towards others.  These behaviors include bullying, cyberbullying, harassment, intimidation, threatening or violent behaviours while at school, at a school-related activity or in other circumstances where engaging in the activity will have an impact on the school environment
  • Weapons or toy weapons are not to be brought to school
  • aggressive or threatening behaviours
  • Weapons or toy weapons are not to be brought to school
  • Students will not dress in a manner that is distracting or inappropriate for a learning environment
  • Students will not engage in acts of retribution against persons who have reported incidents
  • Students will not engage in acts of discrimination as outlined in the BC Human Rights Code

Safety Reminders

  • Let an adult know if you have to leave the group for any reason
  • Students should dress appropriately for the weather and go outside during the recess breaks
  • Use play equipment safely
  • Remain seated during the lunch hour
  • Students may enter the building at the first bell
  • Carry sports equipment within the hallways and classrooms
  • Conversations in the hallways are quiet and respectful
  • Visitors must sign in to the office and have an adult supervisor if underage
  • Students may not remain in learning spaces unsupervised
  • Students must follow the Ecole Cedardale Safe Technology Agreement
  • Movement through the hallways and on the stairs should be on the right hand side

Rising Expectations

  • Learners will demonstrate increased personal responsibility and understanding over time


Please note that special considerations may apply to specific students if they are unable to comply with a Code of Conduct expectation due to having an identified disability of an intellectual, physical, sensory, emotional or behavioural nature.