The Rules of Coláiste Éanna

  1. All pupils have the right to an environment free of intimidation.  All forms of bullying are unacceptable and will be dealt with vigorously.
  2. Pupils shall show courtesy and respect to each other and to the members of the staff at all times.  Failure to do so is a serious offence.
  3. Pupils shall see to it that:
    1. They attend classes on time.
    2. All homework, written, oral and practical is completed.
    3. They themselves are neatly presented.
    4. The full school uniform is to be worn on all school days and on school outings except where explicit permission to the contrary has been given.
    5. They observe the normal discipline of the classroom.
  4. When a pupil is absent from class(es),
    1. a note (signed by parent or guardian) of explanation shall be given to the Year Master stating (a): date and (b):period of absence. Notes are available at the back of the Journal for this purpose.
    2. Mitching from school is a serious offence.
    3. No pupil shall leave the school during school hours without the permission of the appropriate authority.
  5. When cycling or driving to and from school or while on school grounds, pupils shall exercise due care and attention for their own safety and that of others.
  6. Substance misuse (including tobacco) is strictly forbidden.
  7. Lunch is to be taken in the hall.  Littering the school premises or grounds is strictly forbidden.  Eating in class is not allowed.
  8. Students are expected to move between classes in an orderly manner.
  9. Loitering and unnecessary noise in the toilets or corridors are forbidden.
  10. Classes begin at 8.45 a.m. and 1.50 pm (Half-day on Wednesday). Students should visit their lockers at allowed times only (See page 11).
  11. Students may visit toilets at appropriate times only.
  12. Pupils selected for school teams are expected to train and play when requested to do so.
  13. All mobile phones and all personal audio devices must be “switched off” in the school buildings.
  14. The School Management reserves the right to impose sanctions up to and including suspension and expulsion for failure to comply with school discipline.