Oppon Memorial Senior High School

 

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Code of Conduct


Rules/Offenses and Penalties

NO OFFENCE PUNISHMENT
1.

(a) Insubordination to school prefects. (SP, ASP Dining Hall Prefect, etc)

(b) Insubordination to teacher (threats, abuses, refusal to do punishment given by a teacher)

FIRST OFFENCE
Six lashes to be administered by the Headmaster or his representative at assembly

SECOND OFFENCE
Withdrawal
2. Flouting the authority of school prefects or seniors

FIRST OFFENCE
2 weeks suspension

SECOND OFFENCE
Withdrawal
3. (a) Assault on Students
(b) Assault on members of staff and their dependents
(c) Cursing other students and staff

FIRST OFFENCE
Suspension

SECOND OFFENCE
Withdrawal
4. Incitement to riot/rioting Suspension of those pressurized into the rioting Dismissal for ring leaders and parents should be made to pay for cost of damages and each student made to sing bond to be of good behavior.
5. (a) Lateness to all school functions e.g. church services, Assembly, Dining hall, etc
(b) Lateness to class
(c) Habitual late comer to classes
(d) Absenteeism (Absence from dining hall for three consecutive times

FIRST OFFENCE
Suspension

SECOND OFFENCE
Manual work

THIRD OFFENCE
Withdrawal
6. (a) Failure to write internal school examination without any justifiable reasons.
(b) Cheating in internal examination
To Repeat Class
7. Failure to submit class or home work. Must be punished by the form master
8. (a) Bullying
(b) Fighting
(c) Beating

FIRST OFFENCE
Suspension after the culprit has settled the hospital fees incurred by the victim

SECOND OFFENCE
Withdrawal
9. Petty theft/pilfering

FIRST OFFENCE
Suspension

SECOND OFFENCE
Withdrawal
10. Final year student refusing to attend school gathering

FIRST OFFENCE
Suspension

SECOND OFFENCE
Withdrawal
11. Breaking bounds/truancy including refusal to attend classes or official functions. Standing or sitting at school gate.

FIRST OFFENCE
Suspension

SECOND OFFENCE
Manual work

THIRD OFFENCE
Withdrawal
12. (a) Drunkenness
(b) Possession or smoking of marijuana or cigarette

FIRST OFFENCE
Punishment to administered by the Headmaster or his representative at Assembly (Suspension or removal from the boarding house)

SECOND OFFENCE
Withdrawal
13. a) Improper dressing e.g Otto Pfister, or Scorpion and wearing of unprescribed attire.
(b) Failure to tuck shirt inside the pair of shorts or trousers.

FIRST OFFENCE
Dress to be confiscated. Culprit should be made to put on the prescribed uniform.

SECOND OFFENCE
Suspension
14. Loitering around during classes' hours and after lights out.

FIRST OFFENCE
Punishment to be administered by the Headmaster or his representative at Assembly.

SECOND OFFENCE
Suspension
15. Taking a bowl to the dining hall to collect food Bowl to be confiscated and food seized and destroyed
16. Using electrical and electronic appliances, e.g. Mobile phone, handset, cassette player etc.

FIRST OFFENCE
Gadget to be confiscated

SECOND OFFENCE
Suspension
17. Behaving in a manner that will bring the name of the school into disrepute

FIRST OFFENCE
Warning

SECOND OFFENCE
Withdrawal and transfer
18. Leaving school under false pretence or without permission

FIRST OFFENCE
Warning

SECOND OFFENCE
Withdrawal from boarding house.
Withdrawal and transfer.
19. (a) Pregnancy
(b) Abortion
(c) Rape
Dismissal
20. Anonymous letters

FIRST OFFENCE
Punishment to be administered by the headmaster or his representative at Assembly

SECOND OFFENCE
Suspension.
21. Deliberate distortion of facts or character assassination

FIRST OFFENCE
Warning.

SECOND OFFENCE
Withdrawal.
22. Harbouring day student in the boarding house/entertaining visitor in the boarding house Harboured student to be suspended and the student doing the harbouring punished.
23. Occult practices/formation of or belonging to groups such as

FIRST OFFENCE
Suspension.

SECOND OFFENCE
Withdrawal.
24. Use of mobile phone by students

FIRST OFFENCE
To seize the mobile.

SECOND OFFENCE
To seize and punish student.