ELY HIGH SCHOOL
RULES OF THE SCHOOL
ALL PUPILS AND STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO DO EVERY-
THING IN THEIR POWER TO PRESERVE THE GOOD NAME OF THE SCHOOL, AND SHOULD BEHAVE AT ALL TIMES WITH COURTESY AND CONSIDERATION TOWARDS OTHERS. BEHAVIOUR ON JOURNEYS TO AND FROM SCHOOL ALSO SHOULD BE SUCH AS TO REFLECT CREDIT ON THE SCHOOL COMMUNITY.
The following rules are considered essential to promote the smooth running of the School, and the safety an welfare of all its members: -
source: Rosemary Askew, who left in 1972
1. General Order
Girls must move about the Schoolin a quiet and orderly way and never indulge in any kind of behaviour which might endanger themselves or others. Satchels may not be left on the floor in corridors.
2. Care of Premises
Girls must respect their own property and that of others and do their best at all times to keep the School furniture, buildings and grounds in good order.
Windows may be opened or closed only in the presence of a member of Staff. Sitting on windowsills is not allowed. The Venetian blinds may be raised or lowered only by a member of Staff or a Prefect.
3. Care of Apparatus, Books and Personal Possessions
(a) Apparatus and equipment may be used only with the permission of a member of Staff and should be treated with proper care. All text books must be kept in good order and to ensure this must have a paper cover. Files and exercise books should be used as economically as possible. The pages of a new exercise book must be numbered at once, space must not be wasted and pages may not be torn out.
(b) Lending and borrowing is forbidden unless special permission is given by a member of Staff.
(c) Money and dinner tickets must be kept on the person all the time and every girl should have a pocket with a secure fastening for this purpose. Nothing of value may be kept in cloakrooms, desks or satchels. In special circumstances valuable possessions may be handed to a member of Staff for safe keeping. No watches may be worn by girls below Form III and no rings or other jewellery below Form VI.
4. The following may not be brought to school: -
(a) Magazines or comics;
(b) Autograph albums, bottles of ink, transistors;
(c) Anything hazardous to property, safety or health.
5. Four o'clock Permits for girls who travel by bus
Every girl will go home on the School bus at 4.0 o'clock, unless she has brought a note signed by her mother or father or guardian requesting permission for her to stay in Ely. This note must be addressed to the Headmistress, and shown to the School Secretary on the day on which the perission is asked.
6. No girl, with the exception of Ely girls returning home to dinner, may leave the School premises without permission from the Head or the Deputy Headmistress.
7. Girls who cycle must possess a copy of the cycling rules and observe them on the journey to and from School.
8. School uniform regulations must be observed. All clothing removable in school and all personal possessions must be clearly marked with the owner's name.
9. In the absence of a member of Staff the authority of a Prefect of the School must be respected by every girl.
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page created 1 Nov 2010