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School Conduct

Gan Eng Seng Primary School is committed to provide a safe and caring environment for every student. We seek to inculcate in our students the sense of responsibility and respect for oneself, towards others and also the environment.

Schools rules help to establish standards of behaviour and provide safety and security for students and staff.

Students must adhere to the following schools rules:

1) Looking After Self – To be smart in appearance

i) School uniform
  • Students should be smartly attired in clean and ironed uniforms.
  • Boys using the old uniform design must have their shirts tucked in at all times.
  • Girls must wear their pinafore with the belt fastened.
  • The name tag must be placed about 1 cm above the name of the school as shown in the pictures below.

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School Shirt
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School Pinafore
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 School P.E. T-shirt

                                       ii) School shoes and socks
  • Shoes must be plain black, clean and in good condition. Shoes shall not have stripes, lines, logos and coloured edges. Slippers/sandals are not allowed to be worn in school. 
  • Only white socks are allowed and they must be worn visibly above the ankle.
  • Students who are in sports CCAs are allowed to wear sports shoes on days that they have CCA and inter-school competitions but only with prior permission given by the teachers-in-charge.

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iii) P.E. attire
  • Students are to wear only the official school P.E. attire during their P.E. lessons.
  • P3-P6 students are allowed to wear their CCA T-shirts to school when they have CCAs on Friday afternoons.
iv) Jewellery
  • Jewellery is not allowed except for small, simple ear studs for girls. Only one pair of ear studs are allowed to be worn at a time.

v) Grooming
  • Make-up is not allowed.
  • Fingernails must be kept short, clean, neat and unvarnished.

vi) Hairstyle
  • Hair must be kept neat and clean. Hair fringes should not touch the student's eyebrows.   
  • Dyeing/tinting of hair is not allowed. 
  • Girls with long hair that reaches their shoulders must tie their hair up with black or navy blue hair bands. They must keep their hair neatly in place and away from their face with black or navy blue hair clips. 
  • Boys must have the hair on the sides and back of the head cut in a slope. The hair must not cover the ears or touch the back collar of their shirts.  The hair on the sides of the head must not be shaved very short while keeping the hair at the top of the head thick and long.

Examples of acceptable hairstyles:

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School Uniform / P.E. Attire

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Boy's Attire
 - School Uniform
 Boy's Attire
 - P.E. lesson
(T-shirt & shorts)
Girl's Attire
- School Uniform
Girl's Attire 
P.E. lesson
(T-shirt & shorts)

2) Looking after Personal Belongings

  • Students should take care of their belongings. 
  • Students should bring only sufficient pocket money for the day.
  • Students are strongly discouraged from bringing mobile phones/ smartwatches/ electronic devices to school.
    • The school will not be responsible for any damage or loss of these devices and peripherals.
    • Mobile phones/ smartwatches with calling and recording functions such as video and photography capabilities must not be activated during curriculum hours so that students can be fully engaged in their lessons.
    • In the case of an emergency, students should seek the teacher's permission to make an urgent call. After curriculum hours, students should only use their mobile phones outside the General Office, after obtaining permission from the office staff, or at the Main/Side gates.
    • Students caught breaking these rules will have their devices confiscated by the school. A parent may be asked to come to school to claim the item.

3) Looking After The Environment

  • Students should only eat and drink in the canteen.  After eating, they must clear the table  and return their plates and cutlery to the receptacles provided by the canteen operators.
  • Students must take care of school property and keep the school litter-free.

4) Attendance

  • Students must attend school regularly.  Medical certificates/parent’s letter for absence from school must be submitted to the Form Teacher the day the student returns to school. Parents/Guardians are encouraged to inform the Form Teacher of their child's/ward's absence by 7.30am.

5) Punctuality

  • Students must be in school on time (by 7.30am) for the singing of the national anthem and pledge taking.