Student Rights and Responsibilities

 

My Rights My Responsibilities

JUSTICE

To be justly treated  at all times

This happens when I have, for example:

  • opportunities for spiritual growth 
  • privacy and confidentiality maintained
  • opportunities to reach my potential 
  • access to technology and resources 
  • the opportunity to learn

To Act Justly at all times

This happens when I, for example:

  • respect the need for spiritual growth in self and others 
  • am patient and fair
  • respect the privacy and confidentiality of others
  • encourage others to use opportunities which will enable them to reach their potential
  • use technology and other resources responsibly
  • cooperate and participate in lessons, complete all work and bring my equipment
  • am punctual

HOPE

To engage in a community which is positive, affirming and nurturing

This happens when I, for example:

  • am happy at school 
  • participate freely in a variety of college activities 
  • have a comfortable and safe environment  
  • have efforts and achievements recognised 

To create a supportive, affirming and positive environment

This happens when I, for example:

  • create a safe environment
  • respect the personal space of others
  • accept the individuality of others
  • do my best and treat others with understanding and acceptance.   
  • support others to freely participate in college activities

COMPASSION

To feel safe and valued

This happens when I, for example:

  • have a voice which is heard and respected 
  • am supported at the personal, educational and social level 
  • am treated with tolerance, compassion, empathy and understanding

To ensure that others feel safe and valued

This happens when I, for example:

  • listen to others and am co-operative
  • am supportive of others within our community and beyond
  • use privileges appropriately
  • accept responsibility for my actions

RESPECT

To be treated with respect and dignity

This happens when I, for example:

  • am treated with courtesy and respect
  • attend a college whose reputation is respected 
  • am respected as an individual within the community  
  • have a clean and attractive environment
  • am assured of the safety of my personal items

To treat others with respect and dignity

This happens when I, for example:

  • respect others in the way I speak with and about them
  • acknowledge and accept differences
  • wear the uniform correctly
  • respect the property of others
  • keep the college clean and tidy
  • show respect for visitors and members of the public
  • support others and their talents

In The Spirit of Mary MacKillop

St Joseph's Catholic College

Contact Details

PO BOX 4041
Russell Drysdale St. East Gosford
NSW 2250, Australia
P: 02 43 244022 F: 02 43 233512
sjcc@dbb.catholic.edu.au