Community Conduct Expectations
Takanini School is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for students, staff, and visitors.
Our Code of Conduct serves as a reminder to all parents, caregivers, and school visitors that their conduct must support everyone’s emotional and physical wellbeing, and not harm it in any way.
The Code of Conduct applies:
to all conduct, speech, and action, and includes emails, texts, phone calls, social media, or other communication
while on school grounds or at another venue where students and/or staff are assembled for school purposes (such as a camp or sports match).
Standards of conduct
Takanini School expects parents, caregivers, and visitors to:
treat everyone with respect
work together in partnership with staff for the benefit of students
respect and adhere to our school values
set a good example for students at all times
follow school procedures to handle any complaints
adhere to school policies and procedures (such as those listed below), and any legal requirements.
Examples of unsuitable conduct include:
threats, bullying, harassment
insulting, abusing, or intimidating behaviour
racism or discrimination (e.g. based on ethnicity, religion)
damaging school property
smoking, vaping, possessing, or using alcohol/drugs/other harmful substances on school premises or at another venue where students and/or staff are assembled for school purposes (except possession or use of alcohol in accordance with school policy)
placing unreasonable and excessive expectations on staff time or resources
pursuing a complaint or campaign, or making defamatory, offensive, or derogatory comments, regarding the school, its board, or any staff or students on social media or other public forums
wearing gang insignia on the school grounds. (This is not allowed under the Prohibition of Gang Insignia legislation, and anyone wearing it will be asked to leave.)
The full policy this except is taken from can be viewed on SchoolDocs as shown in Policies area of this website.