School Rules & Regulations
1. ATTENDANCE AND PUNCTUALITY
1.1. Attendance in school is compulsory. Attendance will be taken by the first period of the day.
1.2. For the AM session, pupils are required to be with their classes no later than 7.30am.
1.3. Pupils who are not with their classes when the flag-raising ceremony commences will be considered to be late .
1.4. All students and staff who are Singapore citizens must sing the National Anthem and take the pledge. The
pledge must be taken with the right fist placed over the heart.
1.5. Absence from school must be accompanied by a medical certificate and/or where appropriate, a note from parents.
2.1 Pupils are to wear the prescribed school uniform and modification to the uniform is not allowed. The School
uniform is to be worn whenever a pupil comes to school and at all school related activities including those held
during the school vacation or outside the school premises.
2.2 Uniform Prescription
2.2.1 For boys, their name tag should be sewn on the shirt, below the school badge.
2.2.2 For boys, shirt is to be tucked in at all times.
2.2.3 For girls, their name tag should be sewn is sewn on the left of their pinafore, below the school badge.
2.2.4 For girls the pinafore should be at least of 3 fingers length from the knee cap.
2.2.5 For girls, the belt must be worn within the belt hoops.
2.3 Shoes and Socks
2.3.1 Only white canvas shoes are allowed.
2.3.2 Only RVPS socks are to be worn at all times.
2.4 School Tie
2.4.1 School ties are to be worn on General Assembly day .
2.5 PE Attire
2.5.1 Pupils are allowed to report to school in their PE attire on dats which they have PE lessons. PE t-shirts are to be tucked in at all times.
2.5.2 On CCA days (Fridays) , P3-P6 pupils may wear their CCA T-shirt for the whole day.
2.6.1 No ornaments or jewellery are allowed.
2.6.2 For girls, only a pair of simple gold or silver ear studs is allowed.
2.6.3 For girls, only a set of ear hole piercing is allowed.
2.7.1 For boys, hair must be cut short and neat with slope at the back and not touching the collar. The hair at both sides should
not touch the ears. Long side burns are not allowed. Hair must not be gelled / waxed.
2.7.2 All boys must be clean shaven, and no wearing of beard and moustache.
2.7.3 For girls, if they have hair touching the second line of the collar, it must be tied up neatly only with black or navy blue elastic
band. Loose hair or fringe must be neatly pinned up. Fanciful haircuts are not allowed. Hair must not be tinted, dyed or
3. CLASSROOM CONDUCT
3.1 Every class will be assessed based on the Model Class Rubric.
4. CONDUCT IN THE CANTEEN
4.1 Pupils should not run or play in the canteen.
4.2 Pupils are to queue up to purchase food. Food and soft-drinks are to be consumed in the canteen only.
5. MOBILE PHONES
To provide a conducive learning environment within the school, we discourage students from bringing their mobile phones to school. At the same time, we recognize the need for parents/guardians to contact their children/ward on urgent matters. In cases where the need is genuine, we would permit the students to bring their mobile phones. However, the students would be bound by the following rules on its usage.
5.1 Mobile phones should not be seen or heard or used during school hours.
5.2 For urgent cases during school hours, pupils are allowed to make calls to their parents at the school’s General Office.
5.3 Mobile phones can only be used to contact parents/caregivers at the Foyer, outside the General Office, after school hours .
5.4 Students must be responsible in the use of their mobile phones. Non-compliance on the use of mobile phones in the school
will result in the following consequences:
5.4.1 Students who do not adhere to the above rules will have their mobile phones confiscated. Parents/Guardians will be
required to personally collect the mobile phones from the HOD / Pupil Development or SH / Pupil Management.
5.4.2 Students who have mobile phones in their possession during examinations and tests will be considered as having
the intention to cheat. This will be regarded as a serious offence.
5.4.3 The privilege of bringing phones to school will be withdrawn from repeat offenders.
5.4.4 Mobile phones, which are brought to school are the sole responsibility of the owners and the school bears no
responsibility for their loss.
5.4.5 If you allow your child to bring his/her mobile phone to school, you have to sign and return the mobile phone contract to
6. ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
River Valley Primary School considers environmental education as an important part of providing a holistic education for our students. Our school aims to inspire and edify a proactive and environmentally conscious school comunity with programme and green activities to promote learning and environmental conservation efforts.
Each individual in RVPS is an advocate an a leader in:
conserving water and energy,
taking responsible action to stop pollution,
maximising the use of recyclable and reusable materials,
educating and participating in school-wide and community greening efforts, and protecting , preserving and caring for the biodiversity of the environment in school, in our country and the world.