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Our School Rules

At Dalestorth Primary and Nursery School we provide a safe, caring and friendly environment for all children where they are encouraged to reach their full potential and become the best they can be. We pride ourselves on ensuring our school community is treated fairly and that everyone feels valued and respected. Our main objective within school is to promote good relationships in which the children will thrive.


The Dalestorth 3 Rs


As a member of Dalestorth Primary  and Nursery School you have a


  • to let others get on with their work and play
  • to work to the best of your ability
  • to respect and care for others
  • to listen and respond thoughtfully when being spoken to
  • to be honest and truthful at all times
  • to show care and consideration for the environment
  • to tell a member of staff if you see or hear about someone being treated unkindly


As a member of Dalestorth Primary and Nursery School you have a


  • to get on with your work and play
  • to be yourself and proud of your achievements so long as this does not hurt others
  • to be treated fairly and with consideration
  • to express your views and know you will be listened to
  • to feel happy, safe and confident
  • to have clean and tidy surroundings
  • to tell a member of staff if someone or something is causing you problems


As a member of Dalestorth Primary and Nursery School, you are expected to follow our


  • Follow instructions first time
  • Speak kindly and politely
  • Always show good manners
  • Keep hands, feet and objects to yourself
  • Walk quietly in school


Good Manners

Good manners are promoted at all times.

In particular, we focus on our High 5 Manners-

  • Hold doors open for people and wait your turn.
  • If someone gives you something, look them in the eye, smile and say “Thank you”.
  • Say “Please” if you would like something.
  • If someone is speaking, look at them, wait until they have finished speaking or say “excuse me” if you desperately need to interrupt.
  • Use kind words and a quiet, friendly voice.


You can read our full behaviour policy below: