What we believe in… 

As students at Bayswater Secondary College we will:

Show Respect for others by:

  • Listening to one another and thinking about their feelings
  • Respecting other people’s property; hands off the belongings of others
  • Treating others the way we would want to be treated
  • Putting yourself in someone else’s shoes
  • Not forcing others to do things
  • Using appropriate language and not insulting other people
  • Welcoming others and not excluding them

 Demonstrate Honesty by:

  • Telling the truth
  • Not talking about other people behind their backs
  • Treating people equally
  • Being able to speak up if someone is in the wrong; admitting if you are in the wrong or made a mistake
  • Establishing trust between students and teachers; telling teachers if you need help
  • Being honest about homework

Demonstrate Teamwork by:

  • Listening to others and including everyone’s input into what we are doing
  • Communicating effectively
  • Encouraging the whole group and making sure everyone has a say
  • Fostering more team building activities
  • Cooperating with other people
  • Being prepared to go to each other for help
  • Having more group tasks rather than one person doing it all
  • Sticking up for each other

 Practice Creativity by:

  • Brainstorming and thinking outside the box; thinking of other ways around a problem
  • Think about new ways to teach something
  • Always finding the positive side of things
  • Expressing emotions through our work
  • Displaying art work around the school
  • Being prepared to try something new

Demonstrate High Expectations by:

  • Setting goals and aiming for them
  • Not competing against others but doing the best we possibly can; trying always to get better”
  • Wearing school uniform correctly every day
  • Being encouraged to go past expected levels
  • Teachers and students being well prepared and organized; set aside the time
  • Using all resources available
  • Always being respectful of students and teachers

 Foster Resilience by:

  • Never giving up; keep trying even if we don’t get it right at first
  • Teachers encouraging students
  • Respecting myself
  • Being prepared to go outside our comfort zone; trying new things
  • Knowing that actions speak louder than words