Pfunanane Academy Code of Conduct

PREAMBLE:
•    The Code of Conduct of Pfunanane acknowledges the Bible as paramount in the training and educating of our children.
•    The Code of Conduct of Pfunanane acknowledges the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa (Act No 108 of 1996), the National Education Policy Act (Act No 27 of 1996), the South African Schools Act (Act No 84 of 1996), as well as Pfunanane Academy’s Vision and Mission Statement.
•    The Code of Conduct of Pfunanane Academy informs learners of the way in which they should conduct themselves at school in preparation for their conduct and safety in civil society.
•    In order to achieve this objective we acknowledge that the following is important:
    Self discipline and obedience
    Responsible behaviour
    Mutual respect and self respect
    Basic rights of educators to teach
    Basic rights of learners to learn
GENERAL:
As a learner of Pfunanane Academy, I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.
Therefore I shall live to glorify Him in everything I do in and out of school. (1 John 4:15)
I acknowledge the Holy Scriptures as the Word of God
Therefore I will seek a Godly living and a lifestyle that exhibits the fruits of the Spirit and to strive to become more like Jesus. (Gal 5:16-26)
I accept that in all aspects of life these eternal truths must hold value
Therefore, in gratitude, I will always be of service in my community and focus more on the needs of others than myself. (Eph 5:21 and Matt 6:19-22)

I understand and accept that every action has a consequence
Therefore I will think wisely before I act and use self-discipline to control my thoughts and actions. I shall not abuse any person by bullying, shoving, pushing, kicking, pinching, biting, swearing or any other form of harassment. (Prov 16:32 and Prov 1:7)

I acknowledge that the Christian teachers of Pfunanane Academy are properly placed in authority and that they, in partnership with my parents, have my best interests in mind.
Therefore I will treat each teacher with respect and be obedient;  I will not willfully disobey their instructions or defy their right to correct me where necessary. (Rom 13:1-7)

I acknowledge that my body is the temple of God and that we are all created in the image of God.
Therefore I will maintain a healthy lifestyle that is above reproach (integrity) and I will treat each person with dignity and respect. (Prov 11:3/20:11)

I acknowledge that God has a plan for each learner at Pfunanane Academy and that each learner has the right to gain the knowledge and skill that they would need to reach their full potential in Christ.
Therefore I will behave in a disciplined and responsible manner and always try to be dependable in every given task. I shall not steal or vandalise any property that does not belong to me. (Gal 6:1-5)

I understand and accept that nothing will exempt me from complying with this Code of Conduct and that disciplinary action will be taken against me if I contravene the Code of Conduct.
Therefore I will strive for excellence and do everything as if I am doing it for God. (Col 3:23)

 

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