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SCHOOL RULES


Students of Lakeside Primary School are expected to exercise good self-discipline and maintain a positive school environment conducive and safe for learning and play.

  1. GENERAL CONDUCT

  1. 1.1 Lakeside Primary students live up to the School Values of Love, Perseverance, Responsibility, Integrity, Diligence and rEspect.
  2. 1.2 All students:
      • should care for one another.
      • should understand and respect others.
      • are honest and truthful at all times.
      • are responsible for self, towards others and towards the environment.
      • should work diligently and persevere to achieve their goals
      • should take pride in their work and accomplishments.
      • are courteous and greet the Principal, Vice-Principals, staff and all visitors to the school with the ‘Lakeside Bow’.

  1. ASSEMBLY AND PLEDGE-TAKING

  1. 2.1 Students who are Singapore citizens must sing the National Anthem and take the Pledge. Students will take the Pledge with the right fist placed over the heart.
  2. 2.2 All students should stand at attention during the singing of the National Anthem and the taking of the Pledge.

  1. ATTENDANCE AND PUNCTUALITY

  1. 3.1 Students are expected to be regular in their attendance. Students who are absent must produce a Medical Certificate or a letter of explanation from parents on the day they return to school.
  2. 3.2 On the day of a test or an examination, only Medical Certificates will be accepted to cover the student’s absence. Parents/Guardians are requested to reschedule their child’s/ward’s non-school-based assessments such as piano examinations should they clash with school assessments.
  3. 3.3 Absence from school without any valid reason is a major school offence. Reasons for absence that are not valid include oversleeping and wilful absence from school.
  4. 3.4 Parents/Guardians who wish to take their child/ward overseas for holidays and/or to attend to personal matters are to do so during the school vacations.
  5. 3.5 Parents/Guardians will be contacted by the school if their child is ill and has to be taken home or to the doctor. Parents/Guardians must be present to accompany and sign out their child in order for him/her to leave the school. Prior approval must be obtained at the General Office for leaving school before dismissal time.
  6. 3.6 For safety reasons, students are not allowed to leave the school during lunch time unless parents’ letters of request are given to the form teachers. Students are strongly encouraged to eat in the school canteen.

  1. SCHOOL UNIFORM AND GENERAL APPEARANCE

  1. 4.1 Students are to wear the prescribed school uniform. Any modification to the school uniform is not allowed.
  2. 4.2 Male students must be neat in appearance, clean-shaven and no facial hair is allowed. For female students, accessories like hair clips and hair bands must be in dark blue or black.

  1. CLASSROOM AND HOMEWORK

  1. 5.1 Students are to wear the Out-of-Class Permission Pass when they are out of the classroom during lessons.
  2. 5.2 Students are to observe care and proper use of school property, which includes:
      • keeping classrooms clean, tidy and litter-free.
      • switching off classroom lights, fans, visualisers, projectors and/or air-conditioners when they are not in use.
      • setting all air-conditioners at 25oC.
  1. 5.3 Students are to ensure that quality assignments are submitted on time.

  1. PROHIBITED ITEMS

  1. 6.1 Students are not to bring any recreational items like toys, cards and electronic devices to school. Selling of items to peers is also not allowed.
  2. 6.2 Students are not allowed to have in their possession any weapon. They are also not allowed to bring or to be found in possession of any dangerous or weapon-like items including penknives.