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Canggu Community School Parent and Student Handbook 2017/2018 Nurturing learning, knowledge and diversity 1

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Table of Contents GENERAL MATTERS Acronyms and Abbreviations …………………………...…………..………………………………………… CCS Mission, Vision and Benchmarks ………………………………………………………………………... CCS Governance and Management Structure …………………………………………………………... School Year and Public Holidays ………………………………………………………………………..……. Friends of Canggu Community School ……………………………………………………………………… CCS Website ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… Office Hours ………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Finns Recreation Club ……………………………………………………………….………………………….. Appendix A: Compulsory Fee Schedule 2017-18 …………………………………………………………. Appendix B: 2017-18 Calendar ……………………………………………………………………………….. Appendix C: CCS Medical Matters ………………………………………………………………………….. POLICIES AND PROCEDURES Yayasan Swamitra Internasional (YSI) Board ..……………………………………………………………… School Committee (SC) ………………………………..………………………………………………………. Accreditation ……………………………………………….……………………………………………………. Smoking ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Security ……………………………………………………….……………………………………………………. Insurance …………………………………………………….……………………………………………………. Facilities ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………. The Canggu Club ………………………………………….……………………………………………………. Admissions Policy ………………………………………………………………………..……………………….. Admissions Procedures .……………………………….…………………………………….………………….. Class Sizes …………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Waiting List ………………………………………………….……………………………………………………... Enrollment …………………………………...….…………………………………………………………………. Visa Requirements …………………………………………………….…………………………………………. Withdrawal Notice ………………………………………………………………………………………………. Exclusions …………………………………………………..……………………………………………………… Fees and Charges ……………………………………………………………………………………………….. Indonesian Government Regulations …………..…………………………………………………………… Assessment and Reporting …………………………..………………………………………………………… External Assessments ………………………………….………………………………………………………… Graduation Standards ………………………………...……………………………………………………….. Official School Reports and Leaving Records .…………………………………………………………….. CLASSROOM MATTERS Pastoral Care ……………………………………………….…………………………………………………….. Student Recognition Policy …………………………..………………………………………………………... Curriculum: Organisation/Programme Delivery ..…………………………………………………………. Indonesian Government Regulations …………..…………………………………………………………… CCS Primary School: Early Years to Year 6 …….……………………………………………………………. Primary Curriculum Overview …………………………………………………………………………………. CCS Secondary School Curriculum: Years 7 to 11 ………………………………………………………… Years 7, 8, 9 ……………………………………….………..……………………………………………………... Inquiry Learning …………………….…………………….……………………………………………………… IGCSE: Years 10 and 11 ………………………………..……………………………………………………….. Subject Choices …………………………………………………………………………………………………. International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme ……………………………………………………… IB Subject Choices ………………………………………..…………………………………………………….. Assessment and Reporting …………………………..………………………………………………………… Reporting on Student Progress …………………….………………………………………………………….. External Assessments …………………………………..………………………………………………………... Graduation Standards ………………………………….………………………………………………………. Official School Reports and Leaving Records ..……………………………………………………………. 4 5 6 7 7 8 8 18 38 39 40 6 7 7 16 17 17 18 18 19 20 20 20 20 21 21 21 21 28 32 33 33 34 9 10 25 25 26 26 28 28 28 28 29 30 31 32 32 33 33 34 2

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BEYOND THE CLASSROOM Student Activities ………………………………………………………………………………………………… House Activities ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Student Council ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Field Trips, Excursions and Camps ………………..…………………………………………………………... After School Activities ………………………………….……………………………………………………….. CCS Music Centre …………………………….…………………………………………………………………. Health Matters and School Nurse ………………..…………………………………………………………… Library ………………………………………………………….…………………………………………………… Security ………………………………………………………..…………………………………………………… Facilities ……………………………………………………….…………………………………………………… School Counsellor ……………………………………………………………………………………………….. University/College Counselling …………………….…………………………………………………………. PARENT RESPONSIBILITES Student Arrival and Dismissal ……………………….…………………………………………………………. After School Supervision ……………………………………………………………………………………….. Communication …………………………………………………………………………………………………. School Newsletter and Class Letters …………….…………………………………………………………… Parent Coffee Mornings ……………………………….……………………………………………………….. Parents out of Bali ……………………………………….………………………………………………………. Change of Personal Information …………………..…………………………………………………………. Absence: Excused and Unexcused ………………..………………………………………………………… Admissions Policy ………………………………………..………………………………………………………. Admissions Procedures ……………………………….………………………………………………………… Waiting List ………………………………………………….…………………………………………………….. Enrollment …………………………………………………..…………………………………………………….. Visa Requirements …….………………………………………………………………………………………… Withdrawal Notice ……………………………………….……………………………………………………… Exclusions …………………………………………………….……………………………………………………. Fees and Charges ……………………………………………………………………………………………….. Application Fee …………………………………………….……………………………………………………. Registration Fee …………………………………………..……………………………………………………… Tuition Fees ………………………………………………….…………………………………………………….. Annual Capital (Building) Levy ……………………………………………………………………………….. Materials and Resource Levy ……………………….…………………………………………………………. Refundable Notice Deposit (RND) ………………..………………………………………………………….. Payments ……………………………………………………..…………………………………………………… Refunds ……………………………………………………….…………………………………………………… Additional Fees and Charges ………………………..……………………………………………………….. Scholarships ………………………………………………………………………………………………………. STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES Secondary Student Organiser Book …………………………………………………………………………. Behaviour Management Policy …………………….………………………………………………………… Attendance and Punctuality …………………………………………………………………………………. Late for Class ……………………………………………….…………………………………………………….. Absence: Excused and Unexcused ………………..………………………………………………………… Homework ………………………………………………………………………………………………………… Student Tutoring ………………………………………….………………………………………………………. Uniform Preschool to Year 11 ………………………………………………………………………………….. Dress Policy Years 12-13 ………………………………………………………………………………………… Year 12-13 Privilages …………………………………………………………………………………………….. Smoking ……………………………………………………….…………………………………………………… Lost Property ……………………………………………….……………………………………………………... Stationary …………………………………………………….……………………………………………………. Security ……………………………………………………….……………………………………………………. Facilities ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 15 15 15 15 16 16 16 17 18 18 36 37 7 7 8 8 8 9 9 12 19 20 20 20 21 21 21 21 21 21 22 22 22 22 22 23 24 24 8 10 11 11 12 12 13 13 14 15 16 17 17 17 18 3

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Parents, please take time to familiarise yourself and your son/daughter with this Parent and Student Handbook. We ask that you communicate with your son/daughter's teacher/s and other school personnel on a timely basis. Open, honest, timely and constructive communication helps all of us achieve the goals and the mission of the school. Acronyms and Abbreviations BSSA CAS CCS CIE CIS D&T EAL EARCOS FoCCS GPA IBDP IBO ICT IEP IGCSE ISA KS1 KS2 KS3 KS4 LOTE PC PE POI PSHE RA RND SC SEN SL/HL SPK SWLE TOK WASC YSI Bali Schools Sports Association Creativity, Action, Service Canggu Community School Cambridge International Examinations Council of International Schools Design and Technology English as an Additional Language East Asian Regional Council of Schools Friends of Canggu Community School Grade Point Average International Baccalaureate Diploma International Baccalaureate Organisation Information Communication Technology Individual Education Plan International General Certificate of Secondary Education International School’s Assessments Key Stage 1 – Years 1 and 2 Key Stage 2 - Years 3 to 6 Key Stage 3 -Years 7 to 9 Key Stage 4 -Years 10 and 11 Language Other than English Pastoral Care Physical Education Programme of Inquiry Personal, Social and Health Education Religious Awareness Refundable Notice Deposit School Committee Special Educational Needs Standard Level/Higher Level Satuan Pendidikan Kerjasama School Wide Learner Expectations Theory of Knowledge Western Association of Schools and Colleges Yayasan Swamitra Internasional 4

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CCS Mission, Vision and Benchmarks Internationalism At CCS, students develop an increasingly sophisticated sense of international mindedness through a considered appreciation of personal, social and global responsibility. As global citizens, they embrace cultural diversity and engage with the local and wider community, showing collaborative spirit and a strong sense of empathy. 5

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CCS Governance and Management Structure Yayasan Swamitra Internasional (YSI) Board Canggu Community School (CCS) was founded in 2001 by Tommy and Ruth de Jong, and Ilse Curic in Badung, Bali. Since 2006, CCS operates under the Yayasan Swamitra Internasional (YSI), a non-profit foundation, as stated in the notary deed of establishment of Notary Ni Ketut Alit Astari, SH Number 9, dated 30 January 2006. The deed of establishment was later approved by the Ministry of Law and Human Rights of the Republic of Indonesia Number: C-522.HT.01.02.TH.2006, dated 10 March 2006. Today, the YSI is led by the Board of Trustees and the Board of Supervisors, assisted by the Board of Management as recorded by Notary Lies Herminingsih, SH of South Jakarta Notoriety Office, on her notarial letter Number 37 dated 29 June 2016; legalised by the Minister of Law and Human Rights of the Republic of Indonesia dated 01 July 2016. YSI Board of Trustees Chair: Members: Barry Edward Tommy de Jong Ir. Edwin Nugraha Magnacharta Bastian Edward de Jong Nadia Marlinde de Jong YSI Board of Supervisors: Ida Widyawati Dinar Yuni Angelica YSI Board of Management Chair: Tarmi Pudjiastuti Secretary: Selvy Eka Purwandhini Treasurer: Agung Yuswanto The main goal of YSI is supporting and promoting the educational field. The objectives of YSI may include, but are not limited to:  The establishment of formal education from Preschool to Senior Secondary School;  Cooperating with local organisations, associations, and societies to assist informal education through various education courses and life skills training.  Promoting and organising voluntary programmes and services.  Supporting social awareness among children to prepare them to become global citizens.  Supporting social and humanitarian action in cooperation with the school community. YSI works closely with the Head of School in overseeing the implementation of the school mission, vision, values and beliefs. YSI is legally responsible to obtain all related operational permits and licenses required to operate and manage the school and its teaching and learning activities. YSI is also responsible for procuring work permits for expat teachers and study permits for international students. In addition, YSI is accountable for financial and taxation obligations and agreements in accordance with the Government of Indonesia’s policies and regulations. YSI is established for an unlimited period of time. School Committee (SC) The School Committee is an independent advisory committee that facilitates the school community participation, in order to improve the school quality, equality, and efficiency of education management for Preschool education, formal school education and informal school education. The School Committee is a self-perpetuating committee, with an elected Chair, operating under the name “School Committee of Canggu Community School”. The role of the School Committee is to advise the Head of School on school policies and issues. The School Committee functions as a formal communication link between the school community and the Head of School, in order to enhance parent communication and input into relevant school matters. 6

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Accreditation CCS is fully accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Accreditation to these prestigious international bodies ensures that CCS is committed to continuous self-evaluation and improvement, with external peer verification, in order to meet our Vision and Mission, to the highest of international standards. CCS is also authorised by the International Baccalaureate to offer the Diploma Programme, and is an authorised Edexcel and Cambridge International Exams Centre. We are fully registered with the Indonesian Ministry of Education and Culture with licensed approval to run all of our programmes. Friends of Canggu Community School The Friends of Canggu Community School (FoCCS) was established in 2004 as a parent committee with the aim of fostering the link between CCS and our parents, guardians and friends. The primary task of FoCCS is to organise a variety of social activities, many of which are fundraising initiatives that will ultimately benefit the students and the School, as well as the chosen FoCCS charity. From its inception, this partnership between FoCCS and CCS has proven to be a valuable asset, encouraging parents to take an active role in their child’s school and promoting a range of social and fundraising events. School Year and Public Holidays In compliance with the Indonesian regulations, all national (public) holidays are observed at CCS. In total, the number of days students are required to attend school varies a little from year to year, but is always between 180 and 185. This is accepted practice for international schools. Please ensure that family holidays are only planned during the published holiday dates. Student Arrival and Dismissal Year Group Preschool Reception, Years 1 & 2 Year 3 to Year 6 Year 7 to Year 13 Arrival Times 8:20am to 8:30am 8:00am to 8:15am 8:00am to 8:15am 8:00am to 8:10am Start Time 8:30am 8:20am 8:20am 8:15am End time 2:20pm 2:20pm 3:20pm 3:20pm 1. A parent or designated adult is required to supervise the students who arrive before 8:00am as staff members are not available for supervision before this time. 2. Students in Primary must be collected by a designated adult. If there is a change in the pick up arrangements please inform the school in writing via email or a phone call to the school office. 3. Students should be picked up promptly at the designated closing time. If you are delayed, please telephone the front office, or send a Remind message, so that we can reassure your son or daughter. a. Primary students to be picked up from their classrooms. b. Secondary students to proceed to their arranged pick up vehicle or location. After School Supervision After school supervision is provided only for: 1. Students in Early Years to Year 2 waiting for older siblings. 2. Students waiting for an After School Activity or Music lesson. 3. Students waiting for an After School Activity at the Canggu Club. Please note that all other students need to be collected at the designated closing time. Office Hours Day of the Week Monday to Friday Monday to Friday school holidays National Holidays during school days and school holidays Administration and Finance 8:00am to 5:00pm 8:00am to12:00pm Closed School Shop 8:00am to 4:00pm 8:00am to12:00pm Closed 7

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Communication Communication is the key to a successful relationship between home and school. The best form of communication is either face to face or via email. Should any issues arise, please bring the matter to our attention immediately by following these steps:  If the matter relates to academic progress, classroom discipline or other issues at school, always talk to the classroom teacher first. Please email the class teacher to make an appointment time. Please remember teachers are not available during lesson times.  If any matters remain unresolved, or further questions and clarification are sought, please make an appointment to speak with the respective school academic administrator. It is important these steps are followed as most concerns can be resolved by direct communication with the classroom teacher. There will be meetings scheduled during the school year to address specific issues. You will be informed of these meetings in the weekly newsletter. The goal is to give our parent community various forums for discussion and input. Teachers in the Primary School use the Remind app to communicate with parents. You will be given instructions on how to join the appropriate group so that you get the important information from the class teacher. Secondary Student Organiser Book Secondary students must develop and use self-management skills in order to meet their potential. In Years 7-9, students are expected to use their daily organiser books. They may also use other online or digital systems to record homework, manage their time and meet deadlines, including ManageBac. Students in Years 7-9 are gradually expected to develop their methods of selfmanagement and organisation. All students and classes are expected to use the ManageBac system. ManageBac is an online system that teachers use to share resources, set assessments and receive student digital work. ManageBac includes a calendar function that supports student self-management. PC teachers and IGCSE/DP Coordinators are available to support students in their use and development of these skills. Parents are also encouraged to utilise ManageBac to monitor and support student learning. School Newsletter and Class Letters At the beginning of each term, Primary class teachers will email parents a newsletter giving information about the learning happening in the class for the coming term. Parents are also encouraged to check the class Weebly site for up-to-date information about the classroom learning. Secondary class teachers share information via parent emails, the school newsletter, and online systems, including ManageBac. Parents are encouraged to use ManageBac to monitor their child's learning activities. Weekly school-wide newsletters will be emailed each Thursday to keep you updated with what is happening at CCS. A copy is also available from the Front Office and on the website. Assemblies Primary School assemblies are held every Friday at 1.45 in the MFH. Secondary school runs a combination of House meetings, Pastoral Care meetings and Assemblies. Whole School Assemblies happen periodically throughout the year. The Assembly dates and times are published in the weekly newsletter and on the website. Parent Coffee Mornings From time to time we invite parents to coffee mornings that focus on different educational issues. The coffee mornings are an opportunity to get information and also to engage in dialogue about different topics. CCS Website Please check the school website regularly as this is another forum that is used to keep the community informed of current and upcoming events, newsletters, calendars, information about different aspects of the curriculum at CCS, and interest groups, such as the School Committee (SC) and Friends of CCS (FoCCS). The address is www.ccsbali.com. 8

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Parents out of Bali If both parents are planning to be out of Bali, a guardian must be appointed. It is essential that the School is informed, in writing, of the dates that you will be away, your contact details during this period and the guardian’s name, address and telephone numbers. Change of personal information It is vital that the school is made aware of any change of address, telephone numbers and medical information. Failure to inform the school could lead to delays in times of emergency. Please use the Personal Details Update Form available at the Front Office and on the website. Students Pastoral Care In the Primary School, the class teacher is the person who is primarily responsible for the pastoral care of the students and should be the person that students, parents and other teachers speak with if they wish to raise a question or an area of concern. In the Secondary School, students are under the care of their designated pastoral care teacher. The pastoral care teacher oversees the progress and well-being of each student. Student Recognition Policy CCS shall recognise students for their contributions and achievements in a developmentally appropriate manner. The recognition shall reflect individual and team contributions. There shall be recognition for student contribution, effort and achievement in four categories, as defined by the SWLEs: Academic Excellence, Life Long Learners, Socially Responsible and Effective Communicators, plus Sporting Prowess. All staff members are responsible for promoting a positive ethos whereby praise, rewards and positive reinforcement, are a part of their day to day practice. Guidelines 1. House System: a. A house system will include four categories, as defined by the SWLEs: Academic Excellence, Life Long Learners, Socially Responsible and Effective Communicators plus sporting prowess. b. The main aim of the House System recognition is to help foster a sense of team spirit and community. c. During each semester, house points will be accumulated under each category; d. CCS Houses are: Barak (Red), Gadang (Green), Pelung (Blue) and Kuning (Yellow). e. The criteria for assigning students to their respective houses is: i. Students from the same family will be in the same house. ii. We will strive for a balance by age, by gender and by abilities and talents. f. At the end of each semester, the house with the most points in each category will be awarded a trophy and the house with the most points, overall, will be awarded the semester House Championship Trophy; i. Trophy 1: House with most points for Academic Excellence. ii. Trophy 2: House with most points for Life Long Learners. iii. Trophy 3: House with most points for Socially Responsible. iv. Trophy 4: House with most points for Effective Communicators. v. Trophy 5: House with most points for Sporting Prowess. vi. Trophy 6: House with the most overall points. g. The House Recognition Assembly will take place in a general assembly area for all students. 2. Individual Student Recognition: a. A system will be in place that is developmentally appropriate to recognise students for their individual contributions, efforts and achievements. b. For Secondary students, formal recognition will occur at the end of the second term (Semester 1) and the fourth term (Semester 2) and will take on a more formal tone. i. Secondary Student recognition will take place during a Student Recognition Ceremony in a general assembly area. Parents of Secondary Students will be invited to the assembly. 9

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Behaviour Management Policy CCS has behaviour expectations of its students, staff and parents. The CCS Behaviour Code states that at all times, we are expected to demonstrate respect for self and others, respect for property, and to be responsible for work and behaviour. Students have a responsibility:  to respect the rights and dignity of themselves and others, and  to become actively and productively involved in learning, and  to be prepared for all of their activities. Staff have a responsibility:  to establish a positive school climate, which encourages and supports students in developing self-discipline and in growing as caring citizens, and  to model the policy expectations and implement the policy fairly and consistently. Parents have a responsibility:  to ensure that their son or daughter is ready to learn, and  to help their son or daughter follow the policy, and  to behave in a respectful manner on the school premises. CCS Behaviour Interventions and Consequences Behaviours positive or negative result in consequences. It is imperative that students learn from their behaviours. Misbehaviours are categorised into three categories: minor, major and serious (illegal). For each level, there are positive interventions and consequences and appropriate documentation. Positive interventions may include: consultations with students, teachers, pastoral care givers and parents. 1. Examples of Minor Misbehaviours: a. Refusal to follow directions of a staff member or responsible adult. b. Not in compliance with the dress code or uniform policy. c. Chewing gum. d. Skateboards, rollerblades and similar vehicles are not permitted unless they are required for a pre-authorised school event. e. Misuse of Electronic devices including smart devices, i. Interventions/Consequences for Minor Misbehaviour: 1. Discussion with the student. 2. Reflective thinking/conflict resolution. 3. Develop a plan with the student (goal setting). 4. Student/parent/teacher contact a. Repeat Minor Misbehaviours i. Same as minor misbehaviour, plus ii. Meet with pastoral caregiver/admin team. f. Reflection periods will be held weekly after school or during lunch for Secondary students who repeat any misbehaviour on three occasions in a week (minor behaviour issues) or over the course of a term (tardiness, not completing work, not having PE kit, etc). g. Over the course of a semester, students receiving a third assigned Reflection Period for behaviour issues may serve an in-school suspension of at least 1 day. With respect to electronic gadgets and smart devices; CCS will not be held liable for any lost, damaged, or stolen items that are brought to school. The School staff have the right to request access to such devises given that the student has not complied with a staff member’s direction, and/or there is evidence that the student has used the device inappropriately. Consequences will follow the school intervention guidelines for Minor, Major and Serious and/or Illegal Misbehaviour. 10

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2. Examples of Major Misbehaviours: a. Repeated refusal to follow directions of staff member. b. Academic dishonesty. c. Willful destruction of property and/or stealing. d. Tobacco possession and/or usage, including e-cigarettes or vapes. e. Habitual neglect of responsibilities (e.g. attendance, homework, etc). f. Fighting, harassment, intimidation, bullying, verbal/physical abuse. g. Cyber bullying. i. Interventions/Consequences for Major Misbehaviours: 1. Same as Repeat Minor Misbehaviours, plus 2. In-school suspension 3. Out of school suspension up to 3 days. 3. Examples of Serious and/or Illegal Misbehaviours: a. Use, possession and/or trafficking of alcohol/controlled substance. b. Possession or use of weapons/firearms. c. Bomb threats. d. Physical and/or psychological threats. e. Vicious physical assault. f. Serious breach of CCS technology user agreement. g. Repeated major misbehaviours. i. Interventions/Consequences for Serious and/or Illegal Misbehaviours: 1. Meeting with student/parent/school support team, and 2. Immediate suspension, possible expulsion. Attendance and Punctuality It is important that your son/daughter arrives at school in time for the start of the day. Please inform the school by email or telephone if your son/daughter is absent from school. For planned absences, advance notice is appreciated. Primary students who have an extended planned absence from school may be asked to keep a log of their travel, to continue with regular reading and revising basic mathematical facts. They will not be provided with a full allocation of work to be completed while they are away. Work completed during an extended absence will be read and commented on by the teacher but not marked. Secondary students who have an extended absence are expected to inform the school and their teachers prior to the absence. Teachers are unable to provide a full allocation of work to be completed while a student is away. Secondary students are expected to demonstrate selfmanagement by utilising email, Managebac, and other resources to keep up to date with their studies and classwork as much as possible. Students in Year 11 and Year 13 who miss significant portions of class time prior to exams may be officially removed from their IGCSE or IB exams. If student attendance falls below 90% for the semester, the student may receive a modified written report at the end of that semester. Late for Class If students arrive late, they will be marked as late on the register. Primary students who are consistently late will be dealt with by their teacher directly and will meet with parents as required. Secondary students will go through the following progression of consequences for late/absence from class:  1 or 2 Lates: Student will be spoken to by the PC Teacher.  3 Lates: students will be asked to attend a lunch-time reflection period. For Year 10, 11 and 12 students 4 lates in any one class will be considered an absence. Absence for 10% of the scheduled class time may result in the student receiving NO credit for the course and may result in 1. Loss of participation in extra-curricular activities 2. Loss of participation in CCS Graduation (for Years 12 and 13) 3. Students not earning the CCS Diploma at Graduation 4. Students not achieving the full IB Diploma. 11

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Absence: Excused and Unexcused: Parents are asked to inform the school by telephone or email if their son or daughter will be absent from school. An excused absence is a circumstance, such as illness, a death in the family or a school sponsored activity, which the student has been asked to participate in. The student will have the opportunity to make up missed work. An unexcused absence is an absence for which the school did not receive any notification or the student did not meet the conditions for an excused absence. In Years 10-13, students missing class without approved reasons may not be allowed to make up missing assessments, at the teacher's discretion. Significant unexcused absences may also result in not earning credit for the course. During Years 10 -13, students will sit for externally set IGCSE and IB examinations. These exams are on specific dates set by either Cambridge or IBO. Should a student not be able to attend an externally set examination, they will need to provide very clear evidence, such as a doctor’s note (in English), as to why they could not attend the exam, or receive a mark of zero for that particular assessment component. Homework Homework is an important part of the learning process for students at CCS. The aims are:  to support and reinforce learning in school, and  to encourage self-discipline, and  to give parents a better understanding of what students are covering in class. Homework is also designed to encourage management of time, good work habits and responsibility. Students should attempt to complete homework on their own as it is an extension of work which they have done in class. Parents, please ensure that your son/daughter has a special work area and a specific and regular time for homework. Homework in the Primary School All Primary students should be interacting with books every night. All students can enjoy listening to stories and older students develop independent reading skills. Students from Year 1 are expected to revise maths facts at home to support their learning of mathematics at school. Homework connected to other areas of the curriculum will be given when appropriate, with the aim to enhance home-school connections and develop a love of learning in our students. Although we believe homework is important, we understand that for many families, life in Bali involves many visitors, outside activities and interruptions to our daily lives. If, for any reason, the homework cannot be completed, please contact the class teacher. In this situation, there will be no consequences for the child as homework is viewed as a partnership between home and school. Homework in the Secondary School (Independent Learning) Secondary students will be issued with learning opportunities to complete at home, as an extension of classroom activities. This work may include completing class tasks, working online, completing or adding to projects, revising, or preparing for class activities to come. Students are expected to record this work in their Student Organiser. Parents will be informed if a student is failing to complete work on time, and failure to do so on repeat occasions will result in further consequences. Independent learning in Secondary aims to develop students in the following areas: Learning Habits: Students develop learning habits through spending regular time on independent learning. The amount and length of work set for home will vary according to each subject. Students in Years 7-9 should expect approximately 1 to 1 ½ hours per night. Students should also engage in regular personal reading. It is expected that the amount of work to be completed at home will increase from Year 7 to Year 13 with classes studying for IGCSE and IB DP courses spending up to 2 hours per night, in addition to regular revision and work on long-term projects. 12

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Self-Management: Independent learning in Years 7-9 focuses on extending learning, as well as opportunities for students to develop time and self-management skills. In the IGCSE and IBDP programmes, it is essential that students take ownership of their learning by revising, consolidating, and reflecting upon learning on a regular basis. Students frequently complete assessments and inquiry projects that require consistent effort over a longer period of time with an increasing level of self-management. In the Diploma Programme, significant assessments like the Extended Essay must be completed with minimal teacher guidance and little or no in-class time. Life Long Learning: It is the aim of CCS that students develop as life long learners by completing home learning to the best of their potential. Independent learning is intended to be an extended opportunity for learning, not only a task to complete. Successful students fully engage in learning by setting goals, taking risks, and reflecting on their strengths, areas for growth, and accomplishments. Student Tutoring We believe that with regular attendance at school and a consistent effort, both at school and with their homework, students should be able to achieve academic success. It is not the policy of the school to recommend tutors. Further, it is our belief that students should only require tutors outside of school in extenuating circumstances. CCS teachers cannot provide fee paying tutorial services outside of school hours for CCS students. Uniform Preschool to Year 11 All CCS students shall be required to follow the CCS dress expectations while representing CCS, including off site school related activities (with the exception of school camps). Students shall wear the school uniform as designated for the learning activity with the exception of special occasions, as communicated in writing, where there may be a uniform-free day. Guidelines 1. Students are required to wear: a. The school uniform as sold through the school shop. b. Students have an option to wear shoes, sneakers or sandals; the sandals must have a heel strap and a toe strap, like a sports sandal. Flip flops or clogs are not acceptable. Crocs may be worn providing the heel strap is used. c. School sun hats are compulsory for all Primary students. Secondary students should wear a hat when doing activities in the sun. d. School hoodies, if they are cold. 2. Students are required to have the following for PE: a. White CCS PE shirt and PE shorts. b. Sports shoes and socks. c. School swim wear is available. i. Female students wearing their own swimwear must wear a one-piece. d. Reusable water bottles are required for every PE lesson. e. CCS House Team Shirt. f. BSSA team kit is for BSSA matches only. 3. Primary students may individualise their fashion statement by: a. Jewellery i. One pair of earrings: simple studs or small hoops. b. Hair: i. Hair out of eyes, tied back. c. Make up: i. No makeup allowed. 4. Secondary Students (Years 7 to 11) may individualise their fashion statement by: i. One piece of jewellery and one pair of earrings, simple studs or small hoops. ii. Jewellery must be taken off for PE lessons and stored safely, at the student’s own risk. iii. Hair must be out of eyes and tied back for PE and Science. 13

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Dress Policy Years 12-13 All CCS senior students (Years 12 and 13) shall be required to follow the CCS dress expectations while representing CCS. Students shall wear attire appropriate for the learning activity with the exception of special occasions, as per Special Occasion Dress Code e.g. Spirit Week. Guidelines: 1) All senior students are required to wear: a) Shoes, sneakers or sandals which have a toe/heel strap; (e.g. sports sandal). Flip-flops or clogs are not acceptable b) Jeans with minimal rips (smaller than 10cm) at the knees are acceptable. Pants/trousers that reveal too much skin, undergarments or sag excessively are not acceptable c) Disrespectful logos/phrases/images on attire is not acceptable. For example: ● Direct/indirect references to profanities/rude words ● Advertisement of drugs, alcohol, sex, stereotypes and blasphemy d) Body art is discouraged and must be covered appropriately 2) Senior students are required to have the following for specific activities: a) Sneakers/Trainers for sporting activities b) CCS House Team shirt c) Spare shirt for break time sport use d) PE kit 3) Female senior students are required to wear: a) Tops: i) A polo type shirt or blouse (shoulders covered) which is not revealing ii) Proper undergarments b) Bottoms: i) Must reach at least mid thigh ii) Skirts/Dresses/Skorts are to be knee length 4) Male senior students are required to wear: a) Tops: i) Shirts - button up/collared ii) Shirts must always be worn b) Bottoms: i) Knee length shorts, neutral trousers (ideal) ii) Board shorts are not acceptable iii) Bottoms must cover undergarments 5) Senior students may individualise their fashion statement by: a) One piece of jewellery and one pair of earrings, simple studs or small hoops i) Jewellery must be taken off for PE lessons and stored safely, at the student’s own risk. b) Hair must be out of eyes and tied back for PE and Science c) Hats/caps must be taken off during lessons Year 12-13 Privilages All students in year 12 and 13 are eligible to leave campus at lunchtime. It is expected that students will behave in an appropriate manner and follow school rules whilst off campus during the school day. Students need to register when leaving campus and check back in with their thumb prints on their return. The ability to leave campus at lunchtime is a privilege and may be removed at any time based on student behaviour and participation in academics. Students should not be off campus during any lesson times, including during study lessons. Year 12-13 students may order food to be delivered to the school security gate for their collection. 14

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Student Activities House Activities To nurture healthy competition, interaction, team spirit and understanding amongst the students from all year groups, each student is placed into one of four houses. CCS houses are named after the colour names in Balinese, namely Pelung (blue), Barak (red), Kuning (yellow) and Gadang (green). Inter-house activities include games, art and cooperative sport, with points awarded. All teachers and assistant teachers are assigned to a House so that they can provide leadership and support for the students. In addition, House Captains are elected at the beginning of the academic year. Student Council The Student Council at CCS is an important vehicle for student voice in our community and is separated into Primary and Secondary. The representatives are elected annually by their peers and they attend regular meetings with a dedicated teacher. During the student led meetings, student councilors discuss the major issues regarding the student community, voice opinions and suggestions made by their peers and consider ways to improve school life from the perspectives of the students. The Canggu Community School Student Council provides a representative forum for students to have their ideas heard. The Student Council is actively involved in the school community to improve student life. Finally, it is the role of the Student Council to build school pride for the entire school. The student council’s goals are to:  give all children a voice in the school.  promote good leadership throughout our school and community.  create a strong and functional student council that will continue on in the years to come.  give all children a sense of belonging and responsibility within CCS.  increase student morale, involvement and engagement in school.  improve the school environment.  Increase school pride. Field Trips, Excursions and Camps CCS recognises the value of learning beyond the classroom by providing opportunities for students to learn in various settings, hence students, at all year levels, are given opportunities to participate in school organised excursions and camps. Parents will be informed about these in advance; permission slips will be required for such excursions and, where necessary, the payment of transportation and entry fees will be required in advance of the trip taking place. As all of our staff have committed teaching obligations, we cannot provide a parallel instructional programme during camp days at school. Students in Year 3 and above may have the opportunity to attend a residential camp during the school year. In Year 3, this would take place at school with an overnight camp. As the students get older, the camp duration and the type of activities will change. Students also have the opportunity to visit various businesses which link with the planned curriculum aims and Units of Inquiry, for example textile printing in Art and Design. We also provide the opportunity for parents to come to school and to share information on their field of expertise with classes, year groups and even the whole school. After School Activities After School Activities (ASA) support the holistic development of our students; extending learning beyond the classroom in a relaxed and enjoyable manner. The activities are organised and supervised by Canggu Community School staff, parents and other members of the community. A wide range of activities are available. These include arts and cultural activities reflecting both our local setting in Bali and the international nature of our community, sports, science and other activities. Information regarding the ASA programme for each term is emailed to parents or is available on request from the school. There is usually an additional payment for these activities. 15

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