1. Every student of Riverside Primary School must conduct himself/herself in a manner which upholds the good name of the school.
18. Students are to consume food only in the canteen.
19. Students are to return all plates and utensils to the pails provided at the canteen after eating.
20. Students should not run and play in the canteen.
21. Students must not litter.
22. Students must not mess up any part of the school premises.
23. Students are not allowed to bring personal items that will cause distraction to themselves and others (e.g. toys, trading cards and *mobile devices) to school on their own accord.
24. Students who bring such personal items to school without permission will have the items confiscated by the school as a disciplinary measure or for the purpose of investigation.
*Mobile devices include, but not limited to, handphones, tablets, laptops and smart watches.
25. Students can bring a handphone to school, after parents inform the school through a letter.
26. Students who bring a handphone to school are to be fully responsible for the safety and security of the handphone.
27. Throughout the school day, students are to switch off the handphone or put it to the silent mode, unless otherwise instructed by the school staff.
28. Students can only use the handphone after the end of all activities in the school day for the purpose of contacting their parents and family. They can do so only in the school canteen or the school foyer.
29. Students found using their handphones during any learning activity (e.g. classroom lesson, CCA session and academic support/enrichment lesson) without permission may have their handphones confiscated as a disciplinary measure or for the purpose of investigation.
30. All students are not allowed to have in their possession any weapon. They are also not allowed to bring any weapon-like item which is used or intended to be used to cause harm to others.
Other Serious Offences
31. Students must not commit the following serious offences:
b) Use of vulgar language or gestures
h) Cheating during a test or examination
i) Setting off of fire alarm
l) Substance abuse
m) Bringing of undesirable or banned items to school
n) Altering or hacking of computer programs
o) Surfing of undesirable websites or installation of undesirable software or programs
p) Being rude, disrespectful or openly defiant to a teacher or staff member
q) Misbehaviour and misconduct in the neighbourhood and outside school
r) Any other offence deemed serious by the School Disciplinary Board
32. Students who breach any of the above school rules will be appropriately dealt with. The consequences will be in accordance with the type and nature of the offence. The consequences may include corrective work order, in-school suspension, home suspension, caning and expulsion, among other consequences deemed suitable by the School.