VI Code of Conduct

College/Student Agreement

The College will

  • Value each individual.
  • Encourage students to set for themselves the highest possible standards of achievement in everything that they do, to value academic excellence and to develop a love of learning whilst at College and in preparation for further and higher education/employment.
  • To provide information, advice and support to students to help them make the right choices with regard to their future educational and employment needs.
  • Provide a range of extra-curricular opportunities and experience within the sixth form and outside college that will enrich the curriculum.
  • Encourage students to make maximum use of their time and develop their time-management skills.
  • Monitor and review student performance regularly and set  academic targets.
  • Develop a close and mutually supportive partnership with parents in the educational and personal development of our young people.

Student/College Agreement

As a student I will:

  • Respect and positively contribute to the College ethos.
  • Attend College between 8.55 and 3.15 daily*.
  • Maintain good attendance (target 97%).
  • Wear the code of dress as issued and displayed on the College Website / planner.
  • Work to the best of my ability at all times.
  • Behave in an adult and mature way.
  • Be respectful of other members of the College and community.
  • Ensure that all work is completed and handed in on time.
  • Meet Targets set.
  • Attend and be punctual for all timetabled lessons, tutor periods, directed study periods, assemblies and other collective actsof worship. Any absence must be accounted for.
  • Comply with any extra-curricular demands necessary to the course of study, e.g. attend field studies and engage in Enrichment days/Programme
  • Meet examination board requirements
  • Achieve a satisfactory** standards in Key Assessments and Examinations (**Target grade)
  • Not engage in outside activities to the detriment of my studies, including excessive paid employment.
  • Refrain from anti-social or illegal behaviour.
  • Refrain from smoking in College or near the College grounds
  • Use College equipment and facilities appropriately
  • ‘Sign Out’ with appropriate permission if I need to leave College throughout the day.
  • ‘Sign In’ if I am unavoidably late to College