Code of Conduct


At Riverdale all students are expected to learn and promote the following values:

  • Respect
  • Honesty
  • Fairness
  • Courtesy
  • Consideration
  • Rational Thinking
  • Self Confidence
  • Dignity
  • Politeness

Everyone in the school has six basic rights:

  1. To feel safe and comfortable
  2. To be treated with respect
  3. To learn and teach without interruption
  4. To communicate and be listened to
  5. To use, share and care for the school facilities and equipment
  6. To be valued for their achievements.

The school has agreed upon a definition of RESPECT:

  • Making sure we treat other people in a way that we ourselves would find acceptable
  • Showing acceptance and tolerance
  • Listening to and caring about others
  • Thinking carefully about how we talk to other people, about our tone of voice and body language