Student Learning Code

Our expectations of students as learners

Learning in all its forms is the fundamental purpose of our school. Unley High School
has a strong record of academic achievement. We have a clear set of expectations of our
students as learners:

  • Students will be organised
  • Students will cooperate with their teachers
  • Students will be engaged with their learning

Students who are organised display the following type of behaviour

  • Attend all lessons
  • Are punctual
  • Arrive with all relevant materials and equipment
  • Are dressed appropriately for the lesson
  • Meet all deadlines
  • Use their Student Planner effectively: up to date, accurate, all details recorded etc

Students who are cooperative display the following type of behaviour

  • Pay attention in class
  • Do not distract or disrupt the learning of other students
  • Follow instructions
  • Contribute positively to the lesson
  • Behave in a courteous manner
  • Are careful with all resources, facilities and equipment
  • Tidy the workspace at the end of lessons

Students who are engaged display the following type of behaviour

  • Complete all set work, including homework
  • Work to achieve at their highest standard
  • Work to understand themselves as an active learner
  • Discuss their work and learning needs with their teachers
  • Are actively involved in their learning program