The Student Code of Conduct replaces the:
- Responsible Behaviour Plan for Students
- Statement of Expectations, and
- Code of School Behaviour.
Queensland state schools have the full 2020 school year to develop and consult with their community on the new Student Code of Conduct. Until a school finalises their Student Code of Conduct, the existing Responsible Behaviour Plan for Students continues to apply.
The Student Code of Conduct clearly sets out expectations about staff responsibilities to support students to understand and meet discipline expectations of the school, and guidance on the application, where required, of disciplinary consequences. This document will be available on each school's website and provided to newly enrolled students and their parents.
Student discipline procedure provides guidance to schools in the development of their Student Code of Conduct.
The following documents are available for school staff to assist in the development of their Student Code of Conduct:
For more information regarding the Student Code of Conduct in Queensland state schools refer to the
Fact Sheet—Student Code of Conduct (PDF, 449KB).