Major and Minor Offences
The following are other minor offences and major offences and their consequences that
the school will take disciplinary action.
A student who commits any major offences will be referred to HOD PM immediately.
Students who are recalcitrant will be referred to the Principal/Vice-Principal. A male pupil
will be caned 1-3 strokes and a female pupil will be suspended from school for 3-5 days.
All students are not allowed to have in their possession any weapon. They are also not allowed to bring any weapon-like item which is used or intended to be used to cause harm to others.
|1||Littering||One hour detention|
|2||Absent from detention||An addition hour of detention|
|3||Use of handphone and other unauthorised electronic and mobile devices during curriculum time||
|4||Late-coming before 8am||
|5||Late-coming after 8am||
|6|| Unsupervised consumption of food and
drinks outside the canteen.
|Food to be disposed of in the presence of the teacher.|
|7|| Skipping lesson / remedial / supple-mentary /
enrichment programmes without valid reasons
or leaving school grounds without permission
for the first time
|Two hours detention|
|8|| Attempt to be absent / absent from school
without valid reason for the first time.
|Four hours detention|
|9||Damage / breaking of any school property||
Students who do not report for detention will have an additional hour of detention added. Students with repeated minor offences will be subjected to more severe consequences in discussion with parents and the school.
|1|| Malpractice and dishonesty in tests and exami-nations
(pupil will also be awarded zero marks)
|2|| Forgery (eg. signatures, altering MCs,
consent forms, progress reports)
|3||Silent defiance and rudeness to teachers / school staff|
|4|| Skipping lesson / remedial / supplementary / enrichment
programmes without valid reasons or leaving school grounds
without permission for the second time
|5|| Attempt to be absent / absent from school without valid reason
for the second time.
|6||Smoking/possession of cigarettes, tobacco, lighters or matches||
|7||Acts of mischief (vandalism)||
|8||All forms of bullying|
|9||Abuse of technology|
|10|| Open defiance to teacher/school staff (eg. challenge
a teacher verbally or in action)
|11|| Theft/shoplifting inside or outside school/
Misappropriation of Property
|12||Gambling (includes possession of gambling cards)|
|13|| Pornography (consumption/possession/distribution/
sale of pornographic materials)
|14||Possession/consumption of narcotic drugs/alcohol|
|16|| Assault and fighting (includes all participants in the fight
and student spectators who encourage or condone the fight)
|19||Involvement in secret society activities|
|20||Other criminal offences|
|21||Police cases and activities in public that tarnish school image (includes inappropriate behaviour)|
The school reserves the right to carry out the following consequences in addition to the above-mentioned
on a case-by-case basis and involve the police whenever necessary:
• Verbal / Written Apology (Private / Public)
• In-house Suspension
• Community Service
• Special Projects
• Removal from any current leadership position
• Suspension from School
• Referral to external agencies
Be aware that the offence records will be updated in the Ministry of Education School Cockpit
Student Offence Module (SOM). An accumulation of such records will have an impact on the student’s