players, coaches, parents and spectators are required to follow our school
recognised code of behaviour outlined below. Each individual involved in a
sporting endeavour is required to agree to and sign a Code of Conduct document
before representing Algester State School.
Student Code of Conduct
Take responsibility for your own behaviour and performance
Compete by the competition conditions and rules
Never argue with the Judge's, Referee's or Umpire's decision
Control your temper – no criticism by word or gesture
Work equally hard for yourself and your team
Be a good sport. Encourage and support your own team members
Show respect for yourself, your team mates, officials, your opponents and their skills
Behave in a manner that respects the rights of others
Stay in the designated team area and support other team members during times when you are not competing
Parents and Spectators Code of Conduct
Cooperate with the school to achieve the best outcomes for your child
Support team and event officials in maintaining a safe and respectful learning environment
Maintain positive relationships with team officials
Encourage participation by your children
Provide a model of good sportsmanship for your child to copy
Be courteous and constructive in your communication with players, team officials, game officials and sport administrators
Encourage honest effort, skilled performance and team loyalty
Do not interfere with the conduct of any events
Demonstrate appropriate social behaviour at sport events
Remember children play for enjoyment
Let game officials conduct events without interference.
Support skilled performances and team play with generous applause
Demonstrate respect for opposing players and their supporters
Support School Sport Australia's policy of a smoke and alcohol free environment
Coaches Code of Conduct:
Set a good example for your players
Encourage and create opportunities
Teach a wide range of team skills
Ensure that the sport is appropriate for the age group and the skill development level of the players involved
Teach your players to be friendly towards officials and opponents
Give all selected students a chance to participate in training and in games
Remove from the field of play any players whose behaviour is not acceptable
Keep your own knowledge of coaching and the developments of the game up to date.
Breach of School Policies:
The following may apply to players deemed to have breached the schools policies:
For minor incidents, the coach has the authority to remove players from the field/court.
For major incidents, the coach will remove the player from the field/court and at their earliest convenience refer the matter to the principal/deputy for final decision on action to be taken; including suspending players from participation. Should players representing two or more schools be involved in the incident the school administration of each school should collaboratively determine the response to the incident and a report to the relevant organisation responsible for the coordination of the sport may be deemed necessary.
For all other participants in school sport (coaches/managers/spectators/parents) deemed to have breached the school policies, the principal has the right to:
1. Require a volunteer to withdraw from coaching/manager roles at any time if concerns exist about their suitability for the role.
2. Remove a person (parent, caregiver or otherwise) from the school grounds if their behaviour threatens the well-being of staff, parents or children.