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School Rules

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  • School Uniform

Pupils must wear the prescribed school uniform when they are in school and when they represent the school in external activities unless prescribed by the teacher-in-charge. The school uniform consists of a white blouse, pinafore, white shoes, school socks and name tag. Modification to the uniform is not allowed.

    

  • P.E. Attire

Pupils must wear the prescribed attire for P.E. lessons, i.e. school T-shirt and blue shorts. Pupils must put on their pinafores after their P.E. lessons. Pupils are allowed to be in their P.E. T-shirts and pinafores the whole day only on the days that they have P.E. lessons.

    

  • Shoes and socks

Only white canvas shoes with plain white socks (without any logo) or socks with CCPS logo are allowed. The shoes must be kept clean for good hygiene. Only ankle-length socks are allowed (i.e. the socks must cover the ankles).

    

  • Hair

For short hair: The back of the hair should not touch the collar.

For medium-length hair (i.e. collar-length): It must be neatly tied up.

For long hair (i.e. shoulder length or longer): It must be tied up neatly, braided or tied into a bun. No strands of hair should be hanging down the side or front of the face. The fringe must be above the eyebrows. Long fringe must be pin up neatly. Dyed hair is not allowed.

    

  • Accessories

Only simple black hair accessories (i.e. hair clip, hair bands) can be used.

Only simple gold or silver coloured ear-studs can be worn.

Other accessories such as rings, necklaces, lockets, bracelets, friendship bands must not be worn to school.

No sling pouches and lanyards are allowed during curriculum time.

         

  • Fingernails

Fingernails are to be kept short and clean. Painting of nails using nail polish or henna are not allowed.



Punctuality

  • Students are to report to school punctually and be in the Hall by 7.30 a.m.
  • Students are to hand in all their work and homework punctually.



Attendance

  • Students must be present in school for all lessons. They must remain in school grounds once they have reported to school.
  • Students are not to do the following without permission
    • Leave school ground
    • Skip class / CCAs / any other enrichment classes
    • Be absent for a long period of time
  • Valid reasons must be given for any absence from school.



Use of Electronic Devices

  • Students must switch off their electronic devices once they are in school premises. Handphones can only be switched on when permission is granted by a teacher or when they need to contact their parents while waiting near the Guard Room.  
  • Any unauthorised use of handphone in school will lead to confiscation of the handphone. Confiscated phones will only be returned to parents.

 


Honesty

  • Students must be honest. They must not be involved in stealing, plagiarism, cheating in an examination or assessment and forgery (including altering signatures and school documents). 



Respect

  • Students who are Singapore citizens must sing the National Anthem and take the Pledge. The Pledge must be taken with the right fist placed over the heart. Non-Singaporean must stand at attention while the National Anthem is being sung and the Pledge is being taken.
  • Students must show respect to others. They must not be involved in disruptive behaviours, open defiance, showing disrespect to authorities and elders, using inappropriate language and bullying (including cyberbullying, extorting money, causing physical and mental harm).



Care for the Environment

  • Students must take care of the environment. They must not litter and vandalise any school property.


Others

  • All students are not allowed to have in their possession any weapon. They are also not allowed to bring any weapon-like item which used or intended to be used to cause harm to others.
  • Students must not be involved in trading of items, arson, assault, fighting, gambling, gangsterism, pornography, smoking, substance abuse and hacking into school system.

 


Any student who breaches the school rules is to face one or more of the following disciplinary actions, depending on the severity of the offence:

  • Confiscation of banned items
  • Dismissal from position of responsibility (i.e. student leadership position)
  • Signing behaviour contract of good behaviour endorsed by parent /guardian
  • Public apology
  • Community service (e.g. planting, cleaning)
  • Given “Fair” in Conduct
  • Any other disciplinary actions not covered above and deemed suitable for the offences.