• STUDENTS IN THE SCIENCE LAB
    STUDENTS IN THE SCIENCE LAB
  • HANDING OVER
    HANDING OVER
  • AMANADEHYEE
    AMANADEHYEE
  • THE SCHOOL CHOIR
    THE SCHOOL CHOIR
  • CULTURAL DANCE
    CULTURAL DANCE
  • CULTURAL TROUP
    CULTURAL TROUP
  • ASANTEWAA WARRIORS
    ASANTEWAA WARRIORS
  • THE CADET DISPLAY
    THE CADET DISPLAY
  • CADET ON ANNIVERSARY DAY
    CADET ON ANNIVERSARY DAY
  • INSPECTION OF PARADE
    INSPECTION OF PARADE
  • JUBILEE THANKSGIVING SERVICE
    JUBILEE THANKSGIVING SERVICE
  • THANKS GIVING SERVICES AT NEW ASSEMBLY HALL
    THANKS GIVING SERVICES AT NEW ASSEMBLY HALL
  • HOUSE FOUR (SERWAA NYARKO HOUSE)
    HOUSE FOUR (SERWAA NYARKO HOUSE)
  • YAA ASANTEWAA STATUE (SIDE VIEW)
    YAA ASANTEWAA STATUE (SIDE VIEW)
  • ADMINISTRATION BLOCK (FRONT)
    ADMINISTRATION BLOCK (FRONT)
  • STREET THROUGH SECURITY OFFICE
    STREET THROUGH SECURITY OFFICE

G.E.S Unified Code of Discipline

 

OFFENCE AND ACTION (SCHOOL DISCIPLINE)

Throughout the policies listed below there is reference to Consequences and Sanctions for certain inappropriate behaviours. Some of these behaviours are dealt with in accordance with Board policies and regulations.

  • With respect to Yaa Asantewaa Girls’ Senior High School’s discipline policy, the consequences and remedies listed below may be used at the discretion of the Disciplinary Committee and School Administration to deal with any and all inappropriate student behaviour.
  • These rules and regulations are based on the G.E.S Unified Code of rules and punishments and  these are tabulated below. It is hoped that these strategies will aid the students in becoming more consciously aware of their actions and to develop socially acceptable behaviours.

SCHOOL CODE OF CONDUCT

 

OFFENCE

ACTION

1 Leaving the Compound without permission

  1. Returning the same day

 

  1. Returning after several days

 

Two weeks suspension

  1. Suspension and loss of boarding rights
  2. Forfeiting boarding rights
2 Staff bungalows. Strictly out of bounds to all students Indefinite suspension
3 Leaving the compound to attend discotheque Same as step 1 above
4 All girls leaving the compound must obtain exeats signed by a Housemistress / Senior Housemistress. Failing that amounts to breaking of bounds. On return, students should report back to the signatories of exeats Internal Punishment
5 If a student is not found in the house after lights out but found elsewhere on the compound Loss of Boarding facility or indefinite suspension depending on circumstances
6 Siesta shall be strictly observed by all students Offenders will be punished
7 Lighting, Coalpots, cooking stoves, electrical appliances, candles and utensils are not allowed in the school Such items will be confiscated and the offender forfeit boarding rights
8 All lights in the dormitories shall be switched off after lights out Offenders will be punished1st Offence: 2 weeks suspension

2nd Offence: Loss of boarding facilities

 

9 If a student attends hospital and she is not in position to return to school, the parent or guardian should inform the school authorities immediately Offenders shall be severely punished. Habitual absentees will be made day students.Parents are to take note of this.
10 Students who fall sick and cannot attend classes / Prep should be at the sick bay. Offenders shall be given internal punishment unless it is found out that they have broken bounds
11 All students shall be present for all meals at all times. No food is to be taken to the dormitory Offenders shall be given internal punishment
12 All school assemblies are compulsory for all students. These include morning assemblies, Sunday morning worship, Entertaiment, Prep, Opening and Closing Assemblies Punishment will depend on the gravity of the offence (Ranging from internal punishment to indefinite suspension).
13 There shall be no STEALING in the school Punishment ranges from internal punishment to indefinite suspension
14 Cheating during exam in any form will not be tolerated The paper will be cancelled, and offender given indefinite suspension.
15 Examinations are compulsory for every girl in the school Any girl who dodges exams will be punished severely
16 Visiting hours are from 12.30 p.m to 5.00 p.m on the 2nd Sunday of each month only Failing to comply, the student will forfeit boarding facility.
17 Visitors outside the specified times should see the Headmistress or Housemistress The student concerned will lose boarding facility.
18 Visitors should be received only at the Assembly Hall
19 No visitor should drive to any of the houses during visiting hours.
20 All students shall report to school by 4.00 p.m Those who report late without any tangible reason will forfeit boarding facility
21 The school gate will be closed to all vehicles bringing students to school after 5.00 p.m.
22 All students shall wear the prescribed style of school uniform. Unprescribed styles will be confiscated and the offenders punished
23 All students shall wear brown sandals with low heels.
24 Cheating in internal examinations
  • 1st Offence – One month suspension
  • Subsequent Offence/Repetition – Withdrawal
25 Drunkenness
  • 1st Offence – Suspension
  • 2nd Offence – Withdrawal
26 Marijuana (Wee) possession, smoking and drug abuse
  • Dismissal (Recommendation for Psychiatric Treatment if necessary)
27 Incitement to riot and or rioting
  • Suspension (for those pressured into rioting)
  • Dismissal (for ring leaders). Parents should be made to pay for cost of damages
28 Breaking bounds/Truancy, including refusal to attend classes or official functions
  • 1st Offence – Manual work with Counselling
  • 2nd Offence – Suspension
  • 3rd Offence – Withdrawal
29 Leaving School under false pretences
  • 1st Offence – Suspension.
  • 2nd Offence – Withdrawal.
30 Sexual misconduct
  • Withdrawal
  • Dismissal for cases of rape
31 Pregnancy
  • Withdrawal /Transfer
32 Termination of Pregnancy/Abortion
  • Dismissal
33 Flouting the authority of the Head and other members of staff
  • 1st Offence – Caning
  • 2nd Offence – Withdrawal from

Boarding or school

34 Assault on members of staff and their dependants
  • Dismissal
35 Assault on groups of students
  • 1st Offence – Warning
  • 2nd Offence – Withdrawal from Boarding or school.
36 Anonymous letters giving false information
  • 1st Offence – Warning
  • 2nd Offence – Suspension
  • 3rd Offence – Withdrawal
37 Deliberate distortion of facts/Character assassination
  • 1st Offence – Suspension
  • 2nd Offence – Withdrawal
38 Failure to write internal examination without Justifiable cause
  • 1st Offence – Suspension
  • Repetition – Withdrawal
39 Stealing
  • Withdrawal
40 Flouting the authority of school prefects or seniors
  • 1st Offence – Manual work
  • 2nd Offence – Suspension
41 Making unnecessary noise to disturb the peace of the school
  • 1st Offence – Manual work
  • 2nd Offence – Suspension
42 Failure to attend school classes
  • 1st Offence: Manual work with counseling
  • 2nd Offence: Suspension
  • 3rd Offence – Withdrawal
43 Doing any act to tarnish the image of the school
  • To be considered on its own merit
44 Tattooing
  • 4 weeks suspension. Student is to resume school after suspension only on erasure of the tattoo mark
45 Hiding in the dormitory or refusal to attend prep and general school functions, official gathering
  • 1st Offence: Manual work
  • 2nd Offence: Suspension
  • 3rd Offence: Deboardinisation
46 Possession of Mobile phone
  • 1st Offence: Temporary seizure & caning
  • 2nd Offence: Permanent seizure (confiscation)
47 Possession of Offensive Weapon
  • 1st Offence: Suspension
  • 2nd Offence – Withdrawal
48 Students may use the library at times specified by librarian. Students who lose or damage library books/material
  • Offenders to pay 3 times cost of item
49 Damage to school furniture or property
  • Offenders pay cost of item damaged
50 Defacing school walls (grafitti)  etc.
  • 1st Offence: Offenders to pay cost of painting and manual work
  • 2nd Offence: Offenders to pay cost of repainting and suspension
  • 3rd Offence: Withdrawal
51 Parents or Guardians who visit wards outside visiting hours
  • De-boardinisation of ward
52 Students must not visit opposite sex tutors or non-teaching staff bungalow after 6.00 p.m.
  • 1st Offence: Manual Work
  • 2nd Offence: Suspension
53 Refusal to attend meals
  • Manual Work
54 OCCULTISM:Consulting mediums, soothsayers, casting spells, engaging in trial by ordeal or any other occulted practice
  • 1st Offence – Suspension and Deboardinisation (if culprits are boarders)
  • 2nd Offence: Indefinite Suspension