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Student Development

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Mission / Objectives of Department


Vision: Dunmanites who are Disciplined in Mind and Conduct.

Mission:
1. To provide Dunmanites with a conducive environment to
  •     achieve academic excellence in line with the school’s academic goals.
  •     excel in CCA in line with the school goals.
  •     be creative and innovative and forge breakthroughs
2. To instil in students Discipline and Discernment through a set of expectations.

3. To develop a caring and sharing environment, where pupils put the interest of others before their own.

Programmes and Activities


A whole-school approach is adopted where teachers are strongly encouraged to manage discipline at the classroom and form-class level.
  1. Advisors - Principal and Vice-Principal.
  2. Overall In charge – Discipline Master.
  3. Discipline Committee – Level Coordinators, OM and AEDs.
  4. All staff – managing discipline at the classroom level.
A referral system has been put in place to support teachers in their management of serious (BETA) offenders.

Philosophy on Student Development & Management


To promote a 
safe & conducive environment and discipline with care & dignity.

Student Development & Management Approches


The school adopts a whole-school, multi-pronged approach to student development and management through the following key strategies:

  1. Whole School Approach through involving all staff and students in establishing supportive policies, systems and practices.

  2. Building a culture of care through establishing positive school and school classroom environments in which students feel safe and cared for and have a sense of belonging to the school.

  3. Delivering structured Character & Citizenship Education Programme that teach and provide opportunities for application of values and skills necessary for demonstrating positive behaviours.

  4. Providing intervention support for specific groups of students who require help in managing their behaviours and address unmet developmental and intrapersonal needs.

  5. Providing capacity building opportunities for teachers to enable them to carry out their disciplinary role effectively.