Student Expectations

Upon accepting a place at St Francis Xavier College, parents agree to support the expectations of the College regarding student behaviour. Students are expected to adhere to the College’s high standards for:

  • Behaviour, dress and self-discipline
  • Application to course work and study, participation in College activities
  • Respect for property and people through observance of the school rules

Regulations are made for the safety and wellbeing of all members of the College community.

The following standards of conduct are expected of all students:

  • Show courtesy and respect for staff and fellow students
  • Behave in ways which allow all community members to feel safe at all times
  • Co-operate in the school’s program
  • Show care for health and personal appearance
  • Show respect for safety, good health, the environment and property.

Mobile Phones and devices must be kept in lockers and checked only at recess and lunch. Their use should not interrupt teaching and learning in the classroom. Use of mobile phones or technology should at all times be respectful of personal privacy of all members of the College community.

Permission notes, providing details for parents about time, cost, place and transport arrangements, are always issued for activities such as excursions, socials and special events. Notes must be returned by the specified due date to enable final arrangements to be put in place. If students do not arrive for an event for which parental permission has been arranged. Staff will notify parents. Students who do not meet the permission deadline will not attend the excursion.

Expectations of all students are summarised in Student Regulations, and can be found here: Student Regulations.