In Our Garden of Growth every Chong Boonite has the personal responsibility to be committed to cherishing and adopting the school core values of Perseverance, Respect, Integrity, Dedication to nation and Excellence (PRIDE) in all that we do.
The school rules and regulations guide us to achieve our school mission and vision.
These rules apply at all times. All Chong Boonites are ambassadors of the school when wearing the school uniform or when representing the school in events held outside the school.
All Chong Boonites are expected to respect and abide by and uphold the school rules, failing which they will have to face the consequences as determined by the school management.
School uniform provides a common identity and creates the common space for all Chong Boonites regardless of their race, language, religion and social status. All students must look clean and smart in their school uniforms.
- All pupils must be in the prescribed school uniform at all times including all school and inter-school functions.
- No modification of the school uniform is allowed.
- Pupils’ name must be stitched on to the left pocket of all blouses/shirts
- The school executive T-shirts may be worn on Fridays. Boys need to tuck in their executive T-shirts.
- Only school PE T-shirts and shorts are allowed during PE lessons.
- School PE T-shirts or school CCA T-shirts (including Growth Camp T-shirts) are allowed during CCA or school excursions when permission is granted by teachers in-charge.
- School shoes or plain laced-up white shoes must be worn at all times with school socks or plain ankle-length white socks. Shoes and socks must be clean at all times. Slippers or sandals are strictly forbidden unless on medical grounds. In such cases, sandals will be allowed as long as the students produce a medical certificate.
- On weekly assembly days and special functions boys must wear their school tie and girls their scarves. Shirts/Blouses must be buttoned to the top when tie/scarf is worn
- Hairstyle for both boys and girls should be neat and simple.
- Hair must be of natural colour. No dying, tinting or highlighting of hair is permitted.
- Hair fringes must lie above the eyebrows.
- Girls with longer fringes must keep their fringes off the face using hair bands or clips.
- Girls who keep shoulder-length hair should braid or tie up their hair neatly into a ponytail.
- Only simple black or dark blue ribbons and hair accessories are allowed
- Hair at the back should be clearly above the collar
- Hair at the sides should not cover the ears
- Boys must be clean shaven at all times: no sideburns, moustache, beard or goatie are permitted
- No jewellery or ornaments are allowed except for one pair of small studs/earrings for the girls.
- Pupils are forbidden to wear make up of any form or pluck their eyebrows
- Finger nails must be short and clean and should not be varnished
- Pupils are not permitted to wear dark or tinted glasses unless they have been advised to do so by an ophthalmologist.
- Spectacles with fanciful rims are not allowed
- Pupils are not permitted to have tattoos
Pupils must assemble in the morning in designated areas by 7.20am to get ready for morning assembly. For all other programmes and events, pupils must be present at least five minutes before commencement time or as instructed by teachers in-charge.
2. Flag Raising Ceremony
All pupils must attend the flag-raising ceremony. All Singapore Citizens must sing the National Anthem and take the Pledge while the others stand at attention.
All pupils must bring their reading materials, as advised by their teachers, and make it a habit to read during the morning reading period as well as the pre flag-raising and assembly periods.
Students who are absent from school or other school activities must produce valid medical certificates to their form teachers on the day they return to school.
5. Weekly Assembly
The weekly assembly takes place in the school hall. All pupils must sing the School Song and recite the Pupils’ Creed. Order and silence must be observed during school assemblies.
6. Handing in assignments
All school assignments must be completed diligently and handed in punctually.
7. Handphones and other Personal Electronic Equipment
Handphones and other personal electronic equipment are not allowed in school. If seen, these items will be confiscated and handed over to the form teacher. The items will only be returned to parents by the form teacher after a warning.
8. Permission to leave school
Pupils are not allowed to leave the school grounds during school hours, including recess and PRIDE time without permission. A pupil who needs to leave school during school hours must first obtain the permission from his/her Form Teacher before endorsement of the HODs on duty.
Pupils who are sick and need medical attention must be accompanied by parents/guardians.
9. Permission to leave class
Pupils are not allowed to leave the class without permission and a CLASS PASS from the subject teacher.
10. Moving to and from special rooms
All pupils required to move to and from special rooms are expected to move as a class/group along the prescribed routes in an orderly manner. They must always proceed directly to their destination.
11. Recess and consumption of food
Besides recess and designated lunch hours, students are strictly forbidden to go to the canteen to buy food or drinks.
Purchase of food items should be done in an orderly manner.
Food and drink should be consumed in the canteen and are not to be brought into the classrooms
12. Attending CCA
Regular attendance and commitment to CCA is compulsory. Pupils attending CCA must be in appropriate school attire and abide by all school rules
13. Visitors in school
All visitors must obtain school pass after clearance at security posts. Pupils are not allowed to bring or make arrangements to meet their friends and relatives in school premises without the permission or invitation from the school.
Pupils must keep their classrooms and the school clean at all times. The canteen and the school should be also kept clean and free from litter at all times. Hygenic habits must be observed in use of toilets, wash basins and urinals. Toilet bowls must be flushed after use. Personal hygiene must be observed at all times.
15. Dealing with misunderstanding/disputes
Pupils are strictly forbidden from involving outsiders in settling any dispute that occur in school. Line of reference to help pupils resolve issues of concern:
- Class Chairman/Vice Chairman/School Councillors
- Full Time School Counsellor
Pupils are expected to be polite, courteous and considerate at all times
Pupils must greet their teachers, non-teaching staff and all guests of the school. Every subject teacher must be greeted before lesson and thanked after lesson.
All pupils who break school rules will attend a few sessions of PRIDE time, depending on the severity of case. They will also be counselled, warned and corrected immediately.
PRIDE Time includes R, R & R (Review, Reflect and Reform conduct/behaviour), Remediation of actions, School Service and Restorative Practice.
A minor offence that is repeated more than 3 times may be deemed as a serious offence. All serious offences will be entered into the pupil’s records in the School Offence Module. Some of these offences could be referred to the police. Unrepentant / repeat offenders could be expelled from school or be dealt with through measures deemed appropriate by the school management.
School authorities will take appropriate corrective measures which may include:
- Parents to meet with Discipline Comm / Vice-Principal / Principal
- Offences recorded in School Offences Module
- Pupil to be given Fair / Poor conduct grade
- PRIDE Time
- Referral to other agencies
- Public Apology
- Corporal Punishment
- Police Involvement