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Demerit Point System

The number of demerit point(s) given is according to the severity of the offences. 1 demerit point is given for minor offences, 3 demerit points is given for serious offences and 5 demerit points is given for very serious offences.

Minor Offence

M1 Latecoming*
迟到
M6 Littering
随地丢纸屑
M2 Skipping classes
逃课
M7 Not doing assignments
不交作业
M3 Other attendance related offences
其他与出席率有关的过失
M8 Using vulgar language
用污秽的言语
M4 Disruptive behaviour
不守秩序
M9 Other misconduct
其他不检点行为
M5 Improper attire and grooming
衣著不整/配戴金饰/蓄长发/涂发胶/染发
* Students will be given 1 demerit point for each instance of latecoming from the third time onwards.


 Serious Offence

S1 Leaving school grounds without permission
未经批准擅自离开校园
S3 Open defiance & rudeness
使用暴力/蔑视/挑战师长或同学
S2 Truancy
旷课
S4 Other Serious Offence
其他严重的过失


 Very Serious Offence

VS1 Bullying
欺负/欺压同学
VS9 Smoking
抽烟
VS2 Cheating in tests and exams
测验/考试作弊
VS10 Substances abuse
滥用药物
VS3 Forgery
弄虚作假
VS11 Arson
纵火
VS4 Assault and fighting
袭击殴斗
VS12 Theft, shoplifting
偷窃,扒窃
VS5 Gambling
赌博
VS13 Vandalism
破坏公物
VS6 Gangsterism
流氓行为
VS14 Other theft/ damage related offences
其他偷窃与破坏事件
VS7 Possession of pornographic materials
拥有猥亵物件
VS15 Other very serious offences
其他非常严重的过失
VS8 Possession of weapons
拥有具危险性武器


Disciplinary Actions

Any student who violates any school rule or flout any law within or outside the school (including hostel) will face consequences. Disciplinary actions taken are based on the severity of the offences. They include the following:

1 Demerit points / Warning Letters 8 Public Apology
2 Corrective work 9 Suspension from school
3 Counselling 10 Referral to outside agencies
4 Compensation 11 Police Assistance
5 Detention 12 Caning (For accumulation of 5 or more demerit points)
6 Home Involvement 13 $5 fine for late submission and re-print of discipline forms (money collected to be donated to charity.
7 Internal Suspension (Accumulation of 5 or more demerit points and/or very serious offences) demerit points and/or very serious offences)

Parents will be informed and warning letters will be given after the 5th, 10th and 15th demerit points are issued. For the very serious offences, parents will be informed immediately unless there is corporal punishment involved where parents/guardians will be subsequently informed of the action.

A student is liable to be expelled under any of these conditions:

When a student is recalcitrant and has accumulated more than 15 points within a year.
When safety and security of teachers and other students are jeopardised.
When the school’s reputation is tarnished

Conduct grades are given on a semestral basis. Offences committed in the first semester are not taken into account for conduct grades given in the second semester. Conduct grades are awarded based on the following criteria.

Integrity Respect for authority
Relationship with others Attire & Appearance
Attendance Responsibility
Service to school Discipline record

  • Students, who consistently behave in an exemplary manner, have clean discipline records, will be given Excellent conduct grades.
  • Students who consistently behave well, have clean discipline records, will be given Very Good conduct grades.
  • Students who behave well most of the time except for occasional instances of unacceptable behaviour (1–3 demerit points) will be given Good conduct grades.
  • Students who show unacceptable behaviour quite often (4-6 demerit points) will be given Fair conduct grades.
  • Students who frequently show unacceptable behaviour (more than 7 demerit points) will be given Poor conduct grades.