Student Behaviour

  • Wakefield Elementary School

Student Behaviour

Wakefield Elementary is a TRIBES school. Tribes is a democratic group process striving to develop a positive environment that promotes human growth and learning for all – students, staff and parents. Our 4 Tribes Community Agreements are:

  • Attentive Listening
  • Appreciation/No put-downs
  • The Right to Pass
  • Mutual Respect

Behaviour at School and Daycare

We have high expectations of our students:

  • Students will attend all classes on time.
  • Students will be prepared for class with the appropriate materials
  • Students will be honest with all staff and students.
  • Students will show respect and follow direction from all school staff members.
  • Students will respect the personal property of others as well as the school’s property.
  • Students will show respect for others by not participating in teasing, intimidation, harassment, swearing, verbal and non-verbal threats, extortion or bullying.
  • Students will not bring to school any weapon or any replica of a weapon for the purpose of threatening or intimidating any person.
  • Students will follow a no physical abuse policy that includes no play fighting.

Inability to follow the expected behaviors could lead to the following consequences:

  • Mediation with an adult
  • Loss of recesses – time for reflection
  • Parental contact
  • Loss of privileges, such as noon hour sports, sports tournaments, trips and/or other special activities outside the classroom timetable.
  • Removal from class
  • In school suspension
  • Out of school suspension
  • Repair or replacement of damaged property

You can find the complete discipline policy and code of conduct on the Policy page.