Code of Conduct
CODE OF CONDUCT 2022 - 23
Kwantlen Park Secondary School’s Code of Conduct is designed to provide guidelines for appropriate student behaviour while under the jurisdiction of the school, while at any school-sponsored function or where engaging in the activity will have impact on a Safe, Caring and Orderly School environment.
Students have a responsibility to respect the rights and dignity of others and to become actively involved in their own academic learning and social growth.
Students at Kwantlen Park Secondary are expected to conduct themselves in a manner based upon three expectations.
Respect Yourself and Others
Respect the Environment
Acceptable conduct is demonstrated by:
Respecting oneself, others and the school’s facility and grounds
Engaging in responsible behaviour in all learning and school activities (attend classes regularly, be seated in your seat by the second bell, be prepared for class, complete all assignments, and use good manners and good common sense)
Modeling respectful and responsible behaviour to their peers and younger students, in the community and while acting as school ambassadors
Conducting oneself in a manner which in no way compromises the safety or well being of others
Safe & Caring School Environments:
Are Free From Acts Of
- bullying, cyber-bullying, harassment, threat, intimidation
- violence in any form (including clothing that depicts weapons or violence)
- abuse in any form
- discrimination in any form
- retribution against a person who has reported incidents
Do Not Tolerate the Presence Of
- Intoxicating or banned substances
- Weapons or replica weapons and explosives
- Intruders or trespassers (All visitors to the school must first report to the office)
- Vaping or smoking on school property
Or Misuse Of
- Cyberspace/Cell Phones/Electronic Devices/Computers
Students are to be aware that they may be subject to discipline (or, if applicable, confiscation of personal property) for misuse of technology if it negatively impacts on the school environment.
Students are not to wear their hoods while inside the building.
Forms of unacceptable conduct cited above are only some examples and not an all-inclusive list.
Consequences will be applied to unacceptable conduct in accordance with Surrey School District Safe & Caring Schools Reg. 9410.2 Disciplinary Guide found in the student agenda. Progressive discipline methods based on the severity and the frequency of the behaviour and age of the student, will be implemented to alter the inappropriate and/or unsafe behaviour.
As circumstances warrant, administrators have a responsibility to advise other parties following an incident:
Parents/guardians of the student offender(s)
Parents/guardians of the student victim(s)
Surrey School Board officials will be contacted as required by School District Policy, (i.e. Level I, II and III suspensions) Police and other agencies as required by law
School staff and school community as deemed appropriate by the school administration and/or District administration
Kwantlen Park Secondary School Code of Conduct has been structured to align with and adhere to the standards outlined in:
The School Act 85(1.1) 168 (2) (s.1) Provincial Standards Ministerial Order 276/07, effective October 17, 2007
B.C. Human Rights Code, as depicted in School District No. 36 (Surrey) Anti-Discrimination & Human Rights Policy No. 10900 and Regulation No. 10900.1
B.C. Ministry of Education: Safe, Caring and Orderly Schools A Guide (Nov. 2008) and Developing and Reviewing Codes of Conduct: A Companion (Aug. 2007), both found at
Surrey School District Safe & Caring Schools Policy 9410, Reg. 9410.1 and Disciplinary Guide 9410.2, found on the District website at
Consequences for Misbehaviour
The Progressive Discipline Policy of Kwantlen Park serves as a guideline to help determine consequences for student misbehaviour. Please see one of the administrators for more information.
Please see DISTRICT PROGRESSIVE DISCIPLINE POLICY
*This policy serves as a guideline to help determine consequences for student misbehaviour*