Student Code of Conduct

LAL expects:

  • All staff and students to show respect for each other
  • school rules and the laws of the country to be followed at all times

Action will be taken by any student who does not follow this code of conduct.

Basic Rules

Students must:

  • Follow instructions by staff
  • Arrive at lessons on time
  • Take responsibility for their personal property
  • Be polite to staff
  • Move quietly around the school
  • Do not run
  • Keep the school clean
  • Do not drop rubbish
  • Report to the Welfare Department if they arrive at school late
  • Carry their LAL Student ID cards at all times
  • Smoke in designated areas only
  • Not smoke if on a Young Learner course

LAL Language Centres do not tolerate:

  • Bullying and harassment of any kind
  • Any type of violence
  • Vandalism or graffiti
  • Possession of, use of or dealing of drugs in school
  • Possession of alcohol and the drinking of alcohol at the school
  • Misuse of solvents
  • Misuse of LAL property and equipment
  • Serious breaking of health and safety rules
  • Deliberate damage to health and safety equipment e.g. fire or first aid equipment
  • Possession of any knives, guns or other weapons in school
  • Use of bad and abusive language
  • Theft of any kind
  • Any actions that break the law

If a student breaks any of the above rules or laws in the country, they may be disciplined which could lead to being removed from the course and any other services provided by LAL.

Disciplinary Action

Informal warning
for bad behaviour of a relatively minor nature
First written warning
for further incidents of bad behaviour
Final written warning
for further bad behaviour or if an incident of seriously bad behaviour happens
Immediate expulsion
for continued unsatisfactory behaviour or an example of unacceptable behaviour


Sometimes, a student may be suspended if the school needs to investigate whether bad behaviour has happened.


If a student thinks that they are innocent of bad behaviour, they can appeal to the School General Manager, within 5 working days of the decision. Ask reception for contact details.


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