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Carisbrooke Elementary
North Vancouver School District
Handbook
Introduction

This handbook is intended to be a reference for students, parents and staff when they require information about Carisbrooke’s policies and procedures.  The contents should be considered as standard practice for all members of the Carisbrooke School family.

 
The book is organized into seven major divisions:

 
I Philosophy 
II Policies and Procedures
III Programs
IV Student Services
V Community Involvement
VI School Map & Boundaries
VII School Floor Plan

 
A series of related topics is included in each section.  The table of contents on the page following this introduction should be used to locate the appropriate section and topic.

 
All of the policies and procedures are subject to periodic review.  Any suggestions for changes should be directed to the Principal or Vice Principal.
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I PHILOSOPHY
Mission Statement
Commitments
Code of Conduct

 
II POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
Assemblies
Attendance
Combined Classes /“Split” Classes
Communication
Complaints
Consequences for Misbehaviour
Emergency Procedures
Entering and Leaving the School
Evaluation and Reporting of Student Progress
Extra Time in School
Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy
Homework
Hours of Operation
Illness While at School
Leaving School Early
Lost and Found
Lunch at School
Medication
Out of Bounds
Parent Teacher Conferences
Placement of Students
Registration of Students
School Photographs
Scooters, Skateboards, Bikes and Rollerblades
Smoke Free Space
Student Fees
Supervision of Students
Textbooks and Student Supplies
Traffic and Parking
Use of Telephone
Valuables at School
Weapons at School

 
III PROGRAMS
Band
English as a Second Language (E.S.L.)
Extracurricular Activities
Field Trips
Gifted Program
Information Technology
Orff Music
Outdoor School
Provincial Curriculum
Student Council

 
IV STUDENT SERVICES
Counsellor
Learning Assistance
Library Resource Centre
Medical Services
School Based Resource Team

 
V COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Absentee Call Back Service
Community Use of School Facilities
Parent Advisory Council
Visitors
Volunteers
School Directory
School Planning Council

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