The Ramsay Principles of Care
At Ramsay School we make every effort to support students in building social skills for problem solving and conflict resolution. We believe that students should take care of themselves, take care of others, take care of this place and take care of their learning.
The Calgary Board of Education is committed to providing students and staff with a welcoming, caring, respectful and safe learning environment that respects diversity and fosters a sense of belonging. With this in mind, the CBE has created a system-wide Student Code of Conduct (Administrative Regulation 6005) with input from students, parents and CBE employees. This code of conduct will apply to all CBE schools, individual schools will no longer have their own codes of conduct. All CBE students are expected to abide by the system regulation.
Students and parents can use the following checklist to talk about how the Ramsay Principles of Care are embedded in our learning.
1. Take care of myself
- I will come to school ready to learn- by bringing materials, doing homework, having my take home folder, with my indoor shoes
- I will speak up when I have a concern, problem or worry
- I will commit to working hard to be the best I can be
2. Take care of others
- I will keep my hands, feet and objects to myself
- I will respect others, taking action as a bystander for what is right
- I will treat others the way I want to be treated
- I will be a friend, be empathetic and reach out to include others
3. Take care of this place
- I will be a responsible and caring citizen
- I keep my space clean-pick up garbage/recycle
- I will respect all people and I will be there to help others in need
- I will be generous with my words and actions
4. Take care of my learning
- I will work to the best of my ability
- I will believe in myself and see the best in others
At Ramsay School, we seek to eliminate bullying and other dangerous behaviour, and in turn create an atmosphere of tolerance and respect. Our common understanding of bullying is:
- When over time a person is the target of repeated negative actions
- When one person has more power so the person being victimized feels they can’t defend themselves
- When a person, who is the target, may feel embarrassed, hurt, scared and/or angry
It is everyone’s responsibility to report incidents of bullying to the school. Intervention will occur 100% of the time.