The purpose of the Silver Star Code of Conduct is to promote the values expressed in the BC Human Rights Code respecting the rights of all individuals in accordance with the law – prohibitting discrimination based on race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, religion, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability, sex or sexual orientation, gender identity, expression and age in respect of discriminatory publication and discrimination in accommodation, service, and facility in the school environment.
At Silver Star School, our Code of Conduct is based on the following Rights and Responsibilities:
The Rights and Responsibilities of everyone, whether child or adult, at Silver Star School are:
Everyone has a right to learn.
Everyone has a right to hear, and be heard in our school.
Everyone has a right to be respected.
Everyone has a right to feel safe, and be safe in our school.
We have a right to privacy and to our own personal space in our school.
Positive Behaviour Support (PBS)
At Silver Star School we believe in Positive Behaviour Support (PBS). PBS emphasizes modeling and reinforcing positive social behavior. Students are taught expected behaviors and are acknowledged and rewarded for following them. Collaboration, consensus, and consistency are the keys to a successful PBS system. Please refer to the School-Wide Behavior Expectations and Settings Matrix. Please note, these expectations apply to behaviour at the school, during school-organized or sponsored activities, and behaviour beyond these times (including on-line behaviour) that negatively impacts the safe, caring, or orderly environment of the school, and/or student learning.
At Silver Star, we also believe that: