The Code of Conduct in effect at Helen Gorman Elementary School for 2016/2017 is based on the standards of Safe, Orderly and Caring Schools.
The purpose of this Code of Conduct is to:
establish and maintain a safe, caring and orderly environment for purposeful learning
establish and maintain appropriate balances among individual and collective rights, freedoms and responsibilities
to clarify and publish expectations for student behaviour while at school, while going to and from school, and while attending any school function or activity at any location
Helen Gorman Elementary promotes the values expressed in the BC Human Rights Code respecting the rights of all individuals in accordance with the law – prohibiting discrimination based on race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, religion, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation – no personal shall discriminate within the school environment or system in its related function through publication or in accommodation, service or facility.
For more detailed information on the Code of Conduct, please see Section 455 of the School District 23 Policies and Procedures