Code of Conduct

Students have the right to learn...

  • Aim to 'be the best you can be'
  • Be proud of your achievements and celebrate the success of others
  • Respect everyone's opinions, listening to others and allowing all to take part in learning
  • Take pride in your work and your environment
  • Take opportunities to improve your work based on marking and feedback
  • Recognise it is OK to fail and get things wrong if you learn from it Work in silence when you're asked to
  • Make sure your behaviour does not distract other students

Teachers have the right to teach...

  • Everyone needs to be on time for lessons
  • Bring your books and equipment to every lesson 
  • Follow instructions first time
  • Engage positively in each activity - try your best
  • Behave sensibly and concentrate on the lesson
  • Listen carefully to others and take turns when speaking

Everyone has the right to feel safe...

  • Walk around the school in a calm manner - keeping to the left and being aware of others
  • Speak up for others and 'call out' bullying
  • Challenge unacceptable language and comments
  • Treat each other as you want to be treated
  • Make sure everyone is included - be thoughtful and kind
  • Think about how your behaviour affects others
  • Show tolerance and acceptance of everyone
  • Be safe on the internet
  • Make sure you know who to turn to for help

An effective programme of personal development has been created for pupils in key stages 3 and 4. This prepares pupils well for their future, giving them opportunities to have important discussions about healthy relationships, social and moral issues.

Ofsted 2022

There is a strong culture of safeguarding in place, with clear systems to record any concerns. Leaders keep safeguarding relevant to all members of the school community through regular updates, training, alerts and reminders.

Ofsted 2022

Leaders provide effective careers guidance to pupils from Year 7 through to Year 13. Clear guidance, including preparation for interviews and ‘Work Ready Days’, helps pupils and students to make considered choices for their next steps.

Ofsted 2022

Pupils including students in the sixth form, are proud to attend Caldew School. They feel well supported, happy and safe in this welcoming community. There are high level of trust and respect between pupils, students and staff.

Ofsted 2022

Staff have high expectations for pupils’ and students’ behaviour and learning. Pupils and students behave well in lessons and around the school site. They are polite to each other and look out for others in the school.

Ofsted 2022