Fairfield Methodist School (Primary) RULES & REGULATIONS
1. General Conduct
1.1 All pupils should uphold the core values of the school.
1.2 All pupils should be polite, courteous and well-behaved at all times.
1.3 All pupils should greet the teachers and visitors when they see them.
1.4 All pupils should be orderly and self-disciplined at all times.
1.5 All pupils should be punctual for school and all school activities.
1.6 All pupils should respect school property.
2. Assembly / Pledge-Taking
2.1 All pupils who are Singapore citizens must sing the National Anthem and take the Pledge. Pupils will take the pledge with the right fist placed over the heart.
2.2 All latecomers, as well as parent / visitors, who are on the school premises, should stand at attention during the singing of the National Anthem and the taking of the Pledge.
3. School Uniform (see Pupils' Handbook for illustration)
3.1 All pupils must wear the prescribed school uniform and no modification to the uniform is allowed.
3.2 All pupils must be in their school uniform at all school activities / programmes when coming to school for CCAs.
3.3 Only school T-shirts and approved CCA T-shirts are allowed during activities and other school / class activities.
3.4 If there is a leg injury, pupils are allowed to wear proper sandals instead of their school shoes
4. Hair & Personal Hygiene
4.1 Hair must be neat and tidy at all times.
4.2 No gel, mousse, fancy hair styling or tinting of hair is allowed for all pupils.
4.3 Girls' hair should be above base of collar or neatly tied up.
4.4 Fringes should be neat and above the eyebrows.
4.5 All ribbons, rubber bands and hair clips used should be black.
4.6 Boys' hair should be short, sloped at the sides and rear.
4.7 Boys must be clean-shaven with no facial hair like moustache and beard.
4.8 Nails should be kept short and clean.
5. Classroom Conduct
5.1 All pupils must stand up and greet the teacher when he / she enters or leaves the class.
5.2 All pupils must leave the classroom during recess. Pupils must at all times be accompanied by a teacher should they remain in the classroom.
5.3 All fans / air-conditioner and lights must be switched off when leaving the classroom.
5.4 All pupils must seek permission from the teacher and obtain a leave pass before leaving the class during lessons. 5.5 No pupils are allowed to eat or drink in the classroom.
6.1 All pupils should queue up in an orderly manner when purchasing food.
6.2 All food and drinks must be consumed within the school canteen.
6.3 Used crockery should be returned to the respective stalls.
6.4 All pupils must finish their food/drinks before the recess ends.
6.5 All pupils should help to maintain the cleanliness of the school canteen.
6.6 P1 to P4 pupils are to assemble at the canteen immediately after recess before proceeding to their classrooms
7.1 Pupils should not bring any valuables to school.
7.2 Any confiscated valuable will be returned to the child at the end of the year.
7.3 Girls may wear plain stud earrings. Multiple earrings are not allowed.
7.4 Spectacles (if worn) should be plain frame and non-tinted, unless recommended by the physician.
7.5 Pupils should not bring electronic games, cards and toys to the school.
7.6 Pupils should not bring excessive pocket money to school.
8. End User IT Security Policy
8.1 Be a responsible user:
As end-users of the school's IT equipment, pupils are responsible for:
- All activities carried out at the computing facilities through the use of their user IDs and passwords.
- Behaving in a morally upright behaviour whether online and offline. This means that pupils must observe proper etiquette online and offline. Pupils who violate good etiquette, access offensive material or use vulgar language when operating IT equipment will face disciplinary action.
- Keeping their access passwords secret and ensuring that they select secure passwords for their accounts.
8.2 Protect your passwords
Pupils should observe the following tips on setting up passwords:
- Keep passwords confidential and private. Do not disclose them.
- Each password should contain a minimum of 8 alphanumeric characters. That means a mix of letters and numbers (e.g. gS83982Y).
- Do not use passwords that are easy and can be figured out by others e.g. the user's own name, birth date or ID number.
- Change default passwords at the first log-on to prevent others from assessing your accounts.
8.3 Handle software with care
- Do not install any illegal, unlicensed or unauthorised software, including freeware and shareware, on the school computer or laptops.
- Do not use the CD/DVD-RW for any unauthorised copying or transferring of applications or software, music, movies and games.
- Do not use removable thumbdrives or portable harddisks for any unauthorised copying or transferring of applications, software or files.
8.4 Handle hardware with care
- Only teachers or trained IT Monitors are allowed to operate the classroom IT equipment e.g. visualisers, projectors, projector screens, control panel, microphones, etc. This means that all other pupils who damage IT equipment will face disciplinary actions.