Rights & Responsibilities

Jarjum’s Rights:

  • To be shown Respect and Kindness regardless of their behaviour, background or present circumstances
  • To feel important and valued
  • To develop as an individual and to be respected for individual gifts and talents
  • To understand how learning will help them to participate fully in the community, to make a contribution and to derive pleasure from doing so
  • To physical and emotional safety and protection
  • To access to materials and resources
  • To competent teaching and interesting learning experiences
  • To teacher assistance and support
  • To enjoy learning and to become confident and empowered by it
  • To express opinions openly, with respect
  • To be protected from abuses by authority and systems
  • To receive specialist support as required
  • To privacy and confidentiality
  • To be free from unnecessary restrictions and rules

Jarjum’s Responsibilities:

  • To respect themselves, family, community and country. (See Guidelines)
  • To respect and show kindness to teachers, staff, Elders, visitors.
  • To respect all living things and our environment
  • To be honest and ethical, kind and considerate
  • To speak out for justice and fairness
  • To be a peacemaker
  • To listen and not obstruct the opinion of others
  • To be active, responsible citizens and to make a contribution to the school community and to the wider community
  • To apply themselves to their studies
  • To complete assignments to the best of their ability