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Peterhouse Girls

Alcohol Policy

1. Introduction
This policy relates to the misuse of alcohol and applies to all pupils at Peterhouse.
i. This policy applies at all times to the school premises, school transport, school visits, trips, fieldwork, expeditions and camps etc. from the day a pupil joins Peterhouse to the day he/she leaves, including school holidays.
ii. This policy makes clear procedures for responding to and managing alcohol related incidents including the sanction following any incident.

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Bus Booking Policy

Parents: Bus Booking Policy (PH Group)

Foreword
The Peterhouse Group of Schools provides various regular weekend bus services for pupils. Parents are requested to take note of the guidelines in this policy document regarding booking and use of these services.
In all cases parents should contact the relevant Housemaster, Housemistress or School Secretary (SVH) with regards to bus bookings. 
Bus booking are consolidated for the Peterhouse Group by the Bus Administrator who can be reached onThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Please note that changes to arrangements should NOT be made via phone, whatsapp or any other email address.

Staff accompanying
Please note that pupils who travel in a hired bus will be accompanied by a Peterhouse member of staff but pupils who travel in a Peterhouse bus with a school driver (including airport buses) on a routine basis will not be accompanied by a Peterhouse member of staff. When dropping off pupils at Harare airport the school driver will ensure that pupils are delivered safely to the check in counter.


Fixture Free Weekend and Half Term Intercity Buses
Bookings are open two weeks before the date of travel. Please take note of the procedure:

i. Pupils at PHB/PHG are required to book their Fixture Free w/e and Half Term transport arrangements with their Housemaster/Housemistress before 17.00 on the Wednesday of the week before the Fixture Free w/e or Half Term (i.e. 10 days in advance). This includes all airport bookings, which also require a copy of the air ticket to accompany the booking. Failure to meet this deadline may result in the pupil concerned not getting a booking on the bus.
ii. Springvale House parents should confirm their bus bookings directly with the Springvale House School Secretary before 17.00 on the Wednesday of the week before the Fixture Free w/e or Half Term (i.e. 10 days in advance).
iii. The Bus Administrator will email details of bus bookings to all parents (please ignore these messages if you do not require a bus) by 13.00 on the Friday of the week before each Fixture Free w/e or on the Thursday of the week before Half Term. 
iv. Parents will be asked to notify the Bus Administrator via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and cc housemaster/housemistress or the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. of any changes that need to be made to their children’s bookings before 09.00 on the following Monday i.e. the Monday before the date of travel. Please note that changes to arrangements should not be made via phone, whatsapp or any other email address.
v. Hard copies of the Pupil Bus Lists are placed on notice boards by lunchtime on the Tuesday prior to the date of travel. 
vi. Once this deadline is passed, no further changes of a routine nature will be accepted.
vii. In the case of an emergency every attempt will be made to accommodate a change after the deadline. Please note the regulations in this regards:

• There must be space available on the bus (pupils will not be permitted to stand or sit on the floor).
• The request must be in writing to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and cc housemaster/housemistress or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
• Any booking or booking alterations after the 09.00 Monday morning deadline will incur a US$20.00 administration fee.

Please also note that if a pupil or parent has made a booking on a bus for the Fixture Free w/e or Half Term and fails to cancel the booking by the 09.00 Monday deadline and does not travel, the charge will still be made.

No changes at all (outbound or inbound) will be accepted within 24 Hours (working days) of the outbound bus departure. 

Bus Bookings – Sunday Floating Return Bus (SFRB)

Bookings are open on the Monday before the date of travel. 

i. Housemasters and Housemistresses will submit the list of names of pupils (on hard copy or electronically) requiring the Sunday Floating Return Bus to the Bus Administrator by 08.00 on the Thursday prior to travel.
ii. Bookings are CLOSED at 08.00 on the Thursday prior to travel. Failure to meet this deadline will result in pupils NOT getting booked on the bus.
iii. The Bus Administrator compiles a list of pupils on SFRB and sends it to the Transport Department, Housemasters and Housemistress by 09.00 on the Thursday prior to travel.
iv. The Bus Administrator and Transport Department finalise bus requirements by 17.00 on the Thursday prior to travel. The Pupil Bus Lists (indicating allocation of pupils to buses) will be sent to all Housemasters and Housemistresses for display on notice boards by 18.00 on the Thursday prior to travel.
v. Transport gives a Pupil Bus List to the Driver. All SFRB are accompanied by a chaperone. The chaperone has to tick off the pupils onto the bus. 
vi. Pupils not booking and “bus hopping” will be charged double. “Bus hoppers” will also be banned from using the service for a month.
vii. Seats are NOT guaranteed to “bus hoppers”. Preference will be given to pupils who have booked the bus previously. If the bus is full “Bus hoppers” will be left at the bus stop. They will have to call their parents. These Parents will have to return to collect the pupil(s) and arrange to take the pupil(s) school.

Pupils who miss the bus without cancelling (in writing) at least 24 hours (working days) before time of travel will be charged. Bookings cannot be changed over a weekend.

Bus Bookings – Airport Bus

Bookings open two weeks before the date of travel. 

i. The Airport Bus Schedule (which must include a Parent Contact Number, departure and arrival time etc.) is filled in by the Housemaster, Housemistress or SVH School Secretary. 
ii. Housemasters / Housemistress MUST be fill in all the travel details on the Airport Bus Schedule. Copies of tickets should be sent to the Bus Administrator to verify booking times. The deadlines HAVE to be met or bookings cannot be accepted. 
iii. The schedule is submitted to the Bus Administrator one week before departure. The Bus Administrator and Transport finalise bus requirements by the Monday before departure (using the process above). Only bookings with all information completed will be accepted. 
iv. Deadlines for changes to Airport buses bookings will be two (2) working days before date of travel. No changes will be accepted within 48 Hours (working days) of outbound bus departure. 
v. Drivers/bus chaperones will be given a checklist for all international pupils – pupils will be required to sign that they have in their possession a VALID Passport/Visa/Ticket etc. 
vi. No responsibility for delays to pupils’ arrival will be accepted by the school.

Any pupils missing a bus or failing to follow the bus booking procedure will have to be transported by their parents/guardians.

Booking Alterations

Changes in Bus Bookings must be sent in writing to Housemaster, Housemistress or SVH School Secretary (copied to the Bus Administrator) via email only. 

i. Peterhouse will endeavour to accommodate any emergencies or compassionate requests for changes in bus bookings after a deadline. No other requests will be considered.
ii. No changes at all (outbound or inbound) will be accepted within 24 Hours of outbound bus departure (48 hours for Airport Bus). 

Pupils missing a bus

Any pupils missing a bus will need to be transported by their parents/guardians. Parents will still incur the bus charge if the bus has been booked.

Pick-up at Harare Bus Stop
The official school bus stop for Harare Bus is Cresta Lodge. (All other bus stops are available on the School web site and the school reserves the right to change these).

For any Fixture Free or Half Term buses we expect the buses to arrive at Harare between 11.30hrs and 12.00hrs.

All pupils must be collect from the bus stop by 13.00hrs. 

A warning to be given to the remaining pupils at 12.45hrs (15 minutes before the deadline), that the bus will be returning to Peterhouse in 15 mins time. At the deadline the bus will return to Peterhouse with any pupils not already picked up.

Parents who miss the deadline will have to drive to School to fetch their children. The returning bus cannot be stopped while travelling on the open road.

Luggage

Pupils may only carry one small (hand luggage size) bag on any Fixture Free Weekend or Half Term bus.

Charging
Current Destinations and Rates are: $US

Airport Bus (Pro Rata by number of Pupils)  -  100.00
Chivhu  -  11.50
Chegutu  - 14.00
Chipinge  -  23.00
Exam Bus  -  10.00
Floating Bus  -  8.40
Harare  -  12.00
Headlands  -  3.50
Kadoma  -  16.00
Kariba - AMC Total Garage  -  40.00
Kariba - Zambia Border Post  -  40.00
Lomagundi College  - 15.00
Macheke  - 2.00
Mutare  - 10.00
Mutare - Rusape  - 10.00
Norton  - 13.00
PA Corner  - 22.00
Rusape  - 5.00
Ruwa  - 10.00
Tete  - 50.00
Triangle  - 33.00





















































<strong>Parents: Bus Booking Policy (PH Group)</strong><br /><br /><strong>Foreword</strong> <br /><br />The Peterhouse Group of Schools provides various regular weekend bus services for pupils. Parents are requested to take note of the guidelines in this policy document regarding booking and use of these services.<br />In all cases parents should contact the relevant Housemaster, Housemistress or School Secretary (SVH) with regards to bus bookings. <br />Bus booking are consolidated for the Peterhouse Group by the Bus Administrator who can be reached on: <a href="mailto:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..</a> Please note that changes to arrangements should not be made via phone, whatsapp or any other email address.<br /><br /><strong>Fixture Free Weekend and Half Term Intercity Buses<br /></strong><br />Bookings are open two weeks before the date of travel. Please take note of the procedure:<br /><br />i. Pupils at PHB/PHG are required to book their Fixture Free w/e and Half Term transport arrangements with their Housemaster/Housemistress before 17.00 on the Wednesday of the week before the Fixture Free w/e or Half Term (i.e. 10 days in advance). This includes all airport bookings, which also require a copy of the air ticket to accompany the booking. Failure to meet this deadline may result in the pupil concerned not getting a booking on the bus.<br /><br />ii. Springvale House parents should confirm their bus bookings directly with the Springvale House School Secretary before 17.00 on the Wednesday of the week before the Fixture Free w/e or Half Term (i.e. 10 days in advance).<br /><br />iii. The Bus Administrator will email details of bus bookings to all parents (please ignore these messages if you do not require a bus) by 13.00 on the Friday of the week before each Fixture Free w/e or on the Thursday of the week before Half Term. <br /><br />iv. Parents will be asked to notify the Bus Administrator via email to <a href="mailto:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.</a> and cc housemaster/housemistress or <a href="mailto:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.</a> of any changes that need to be made to their children’s bookings before 09.00 on the following Monday i.e. the Monday before the date of travel. Please note that changes to arrangements should not be made via phone, whatsapp or any other email address.<br /><br />v. Hard copies of the Pupil Bus Lists are placed on notice boards by lunchtime on the Tuesday prior to the date of travel. <br /><br />vi. Once this deadline is passed, no further changes of a routine nature will be accepted.<br /><br />vii. In the case of an emergency every attempt will be made to accommodate a change after the deadline. Please note the regulations in this regards:<br /><br />• There must be space available on the bus (pupils will not be permitted to stand or sit on the floor).<br />• The request must be in writing to <a href="mailto:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.</a> and cc housemaster/housemistress or <a href="mailto:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.</a> . <br />• Any booking or booking alterations after the 09.00 Monday morning deadline will incur a US$20.00 administration fee.<br /><br />Please also note that if a pupil or parent has made a booking on a bus for the Fixture Free w/e or Half Term and fails to cancel the booking by the 09.00 Monday deadline and does not travel, the charge will still be made.<br /><br />No changes at all (outbound or inbound) will be accepted within 24 Hours (working days) of the outbound bus departure. <br /><br /><strong>Bus Bookings – Sunday Floating Return Bus (SFRB)<br /></strong><br />Bookings are open on the Monday before the date of travel. <br /><br />i. Housemasters and Housemistresses will submit the list of names of pupils (on hard copy or electronically) requiring the Sunday Floating Return Bus to the Bus Administrator by 08.00 on the Thursday prior to travel.<br /><br />ii. Bookings are CLOSED at 08.00 on the Thursday prior to travel. Failure to meet this deadline will result in pupils NOT getting booked on the bus.<br /><br />iii. The Bus Administrator compiles a list of pupils on SFRB and sends it to the Transport Department, Housemasters and Housemistress by 09.00 on the Thursday prior to travel.<br /><br />iv. The Bus Administrator and Transport Department finalise bus requirements by 17.00 on the Thursday prior to travel. The Pupil Bus Lists (indicating allocation of pupils to buses) will be sent to all Housemasters and Housemistresses for display on notice boards by 18.00 on the Thursday prior to travel.<br /><br />v. Transport gives a Pupil Bus List to the Driver. All SFRB are accompanied by a chaperone. The chaperone has to tick off the pupils onto the bus. <br /><br />vi. Pupils not booking and “bus hopping” will be charged double. “Bus hoppers” will also be banned from using the service for a month.<br /><br />vii. Seats are NOT guaranteed to “bus hoppers”. Preference will be given to pupils who have booked the bus previously. If the bus is full “Bus hoppers” will be left at the bus stop. They will have to call their parents. <br /><br />These Parents will have to return to collect the pupil(s) and arrange to take the pupil(s) school.<br /><br />Pupils who miss the bus without cancelling (in writing) at least 24 hours (working days) before time of travel will be charged. Bookings cannot be changed over a weekend.<br /><br /><strong>Bus Bookings – Airport Bus<br /></strong><br />Bookings open two weeks before the date of travel. <br /><br />i. The Airport Bus Schedule (which must include a Parent Contact Number, departure and arrival time etc.) is filled in by the Housemaster, Housemistress or SVH School Secretary. <br /><br />ii. Housemasters / Housemistress MUST be fill in all the travel details on the Airport Bus Schedule. Copies of tickets should be sent to the Bus Administrator to verify booking times. The deadlines HAVE to be met or bookings cannot be accepted. <br /><br />iii. The schedule is submitted to the Bus Administrator one week before departure. The Bus Administrator and Transport finalise bus requirements by the Monday before departure (using the process above). Only bookings with all information completed will be accepted. <br /><br />iv. Deadlines for changes to Airport buses bookings will be two (2) working days before date of travel. No changes will be accepted within 48 Hours (working days) of outbound bus departure. <br /><br />v. Drivers/bus chaperones will be given a checklist for all international pupils – pupils will be required to sign that they have in their possession a VALID Passport/Visa/Ticket etc. <br /><br />vi. No responsibility for delays to pupils’ arrival will be accepted by the school.<br /><br />Any pupils missing a bus or failing to follow the bus booking procedure will have to be transported by their parents/guardians.<br /><br /><strong>Booking Alterations<br /></strong><br />Changes in Bus Bookings must be sent in writing to Housemaster, Housemistress or SVH School Secretary (copied to the Bus Administrator) via email only. <br /><br />i. Peterhouse will endeavour to accommodate any emergencies or compassionate requests for changes in bus bookings after a deadline. No other requests will be considered.<br /><br />ii. No changes at all (outbound or inbound) will be accepted within 24 Hours of outbound bus departure (48 hours for Airport Bus). <br /><br /><strong>Pupils missing a bus</strong> <br /><br />Any pupils missing a bus will need to be transported by their parents/guardians. Parents will still incur the bus charge if the bus has been booked.<br /><br /><strong>Pick-up at Harare Bus Stop<br /></strong><br />The official school bus stop for Harare Bus is Cresta Lodge. (All other bus stops are available on the School web site and the school reserves the right to change these).<br /><br />For any Fixture Free or Half Term buses we expect the buses to arrive at Harare between 11.30hrs and 12.00hrs.<br /><br />All pupils must be collect from the bus stop by 13.00hrs. <br /><br />A warning to be given to the remaining pupils at 12.45hrs (15 minutes before the deadline), that the bus will be returning to Peterhouse in 15 mins time. At the deadline the bus will return to Peterhouse with any pupils not already picked up.<br /><br />Parents who miss the deadline will have to drive to School to fetch their children. The returning bus cannot be stopped while travelling on the open road.<br /><br /><strong>Luggage</strong><br />Pupils may only carry one small (hand luggage size) bag on any Fixture Free Weekend or Half Term bus.<br /><br /><strong>Charging</strong><br />Current Destinations and Rates are: $US<br /><br />Airport Bus (Pro Rata by number of Pupils)&nbsp; -&nbsp; 100.00<br />Chivhu&nbsp; -&nbsp; 11.50 <br />Chegutu&nbsp; - 14.00 <br />Chipinge&nbsp; -&nbsp; 23.00 <br />Exam Bus&nbsp; -&nbsp; 10.00 <br />Floating Bus&nbsp; -&nbsp; 8.40 <br />Harare&nbsp; -&nbsp; 12.00 <br />Headlands&nbsp; -&nbsp; 3.50 <br />Kadoma&nbsp; -&nbsp; 16.00 <br />Kariba - AMC Total Garage&nbsp; -&nbsp; 40.00 <br />Kariba - Zambia Border Post&nbsp; -&nbsp; 40.00 <br />Lomagundi College&nbsp; - 15.00 <br />Macheke&nbsp; - 2.00 <br />Mutare&nbsp; - 10.00 <br />Mutare - Rusape&nbsp; - 10.00 <br />Norton&nbsp; - 13.00 <br />PA Corner&nbsp; - 22.00 <br />Rusape&nbsp; - 5.00 <br />Ruwa&nbsp; - 10.00 <br />Tete&nbsp; - 50.00 <br />Triangle&nbsp; - 33.00<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><img src="/images/stories/BusDestin1_17.JPG" alt="" /><br /><br /><img src="/images/stories/BusDestin2_17.JPG" alt="" /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />

Car Policy

This policy is in place to ensure that the use of cars by pupils at Peterhouse is restricted and that the risk of serious accidents is kept to a minimum.

6th form pupils are allowed cars in school strictly on the conditions laid out below:

1. Prior to a car being driven to school the parents of the pupil concerned are required to write to the relevant Housemaster/Housemistress to seek permission for their son/daughter to use a car for transport to/from school; ( See item 6 )

2. The car must be registered with the relevant Housemaster/Housemistress before it is driven to Peterhouse (a form is provided for this exercise). A copy of the pupil’s driving license and vehicle insurance document must also be submitted to the relevant
Housemaster/Housemistress;

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Careers’ Guidance Policy

The overarching aim of careers’ guidance within the Peterhouse Group is to provide pupils with the opportunity and knowledge to assess their subject preferences and careers options to enable them to make informed choices for tertiary education.

1. D Block There is no formal careers’ guidance at this level but pupils are encouraged to discover the advantages of a broad based academic curriculum

2. C Block Careers’ guidance at this level focuses on subject choices and their implications at IGCSE level. Pupils participate in an externally arranged and conducted Cognitive Ability Test to assist with their subject selection at IGCSE level. 
In the Infinity Programme the pupils cover Subject Choices and are introduced to the DOE – IA and the value of this on any CV.

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Cell Phone Policy

Cell phone policy (PHB & PHG)

Preamble
The purpose of this policy is to govern the pupil use, and security of cell phones at Peterhouse. It is made with the best intentions for the pupils’ wellbeing and to take account of their requirements for essential communications.

General conditions governing use of cell phones
At the beginning of every term all phones of any kind must be registered with the Housemaster / Housemistress for security purposes. Any new phones brought into school during the year must be added to the register.

No cell phones are allowed out of the House unless (with the permission of a coach / Housemaster / Housemistress) it is needed for travel home or on a long distance sporting fixture.

If a cell phone is being used on travel it will be entirely at coach’s discretion and pupils must maintain perfect cell phone etiquette in public (i.e. don’t dismount from the bus with earphones / talking on the phone etc.).

The use of mobile phones is prohibited at any school fixture. Pupils can use their phone once the fixture is complete to contact parents. If the pupil is seen using a phone, it is confiscated until the end of the fixture.

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Child Protection Policy

Child Protection Policy for the Peterhouse Group of Schools

Foreword

The Peterhouse Group of Schools (Peterhouse) takes the matter of child protection seriously. This document outlines the guidelines and procedures of relevance to child protection.

Every pupil should feel safe and protected from any form of abuse. Peterhouse is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and care of its pupils and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Peterhouse will take all reasonable measures to:

i. ensure that suitable staff and volunteers are recruited to work with pupils;
ii. be alert to signs of abuse both at Peterhouse and elsewhere;
iii. do all that is possible to protect each pupil from any form of abuse, whether from an adult or another pupil;
iv. deal appropriately with every suspicion or complaint of abuse;
v. support pupils who have been abused;
vi. design and operate procedures which ensure that teachers and others, who are innocent, are not prejudiced by false allegations;
vii. be alert to the needs of pupils with medical conditions;
viii. operate robust and sensible health and safety procedures;
ix. operate clear policies on drugs, alcohol and substance abuse;
x. teach pupils about safeguarding through the curriculum and specifically via Life Skills lessons; and
xi. take all practicable steps to ensure that Peterhouse premises are as secure as possible. (All three schools are surrounded by a security fence and a team of guards gives 24/7 cover throughout the year. The two Peterhouse campuses each have a guard house and all visitors are checked in and out).

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Complaints Procedure

Parents: Complaints’ Procedure (PH Group)

The Peterhouse Group takes all complaints seriously. Complaints of all types are dealt with in accordance with this procedure:

Complainants can be assured that:
i. their complaint will be addressed courteously and efficiently and within a reasonable time
ii. as far as is possible their complaint will be treated as confidential
iii. if and when necessary appropriate action will be taken to address their complaint

Parents can, in particular, be reassured that their child will not be discriminated against because they have made a complaint.
Parents are encouraged, in the first instance, to raise a complaint of a general nature with their son’s Housemaster (PHB), daughter’s Housemistress (PHG) or the Head (SVH). If the complaint is of an academic nature parents are encouraged, in the first instance, to raise the matter with the Director of Studies (PHB and PHG) or the Head (SVH).

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Curriculum Support Policy

Introduction

The Peterhouse Group is sympathetic to the needs of pupils with a learning difficulty.

This Curriculum Support policy sets out the measures which are taken across the Peterhouse Group to ensure that pupils with curriculum support needs are properly supported. Curriculum support needs includes:
1. Pupils who have a learning difficulty (dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)) which has been formally diagnosed by an Educational Psychologist and which necessitates curriculum support and possibly access arrangements (e.g. additional time) in Public or internal examinations.
2. Pupils in receipt of curriculum support who have not been be formally diagnosed with a learning difficulty but benefit from support for their learning needs (e.g. helping with literacy, numeracy, study, revision skills or organisation).

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Disciplining Pupils

Disciplining pupils (PHB & PHG)

Introduction
The purpose of this disciplinary code is to ensure that pupils:
i. maintain high standards of academic work;
ii. maintain high standards of personal presentation/appearance;
iii. maintain high standards of punctuality; and
iv. are well-mannered and courteous towards teaching staff, support staff, parents, visitors and each other.

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Drugs Policy

1. Introduction
1. This policy relates to the misuse of drugs and other substances and applies to all pupils at Peterhouse.
2. This policy applies at all times to the school premises, school transport, school visits, trips, fieldwork, expeditions and camps etc. from the day a pupil joins Peterhouse to the day he/she leaves, including school holidays.
3. This policy refers to the possession, use and supply of drugs and the paraphernalia of drugs or substances intended to resemble drugs, performance enhancing drugs, anabolic steroids, glue and other substances held or supplied in each case for purposes of misuse.
4. This policy makes clear procedures for responding to and managing drug-related incidents including the sanction following any incident.

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Floating Weekends Policy

All pupils are allowed six “floatings” when they are permitted to stay at home over a weekend.

Floating nights may be applied for and taken with the permission of the housemaster/housemistress. If a pupil has a Sunday detention, is gated, or is being otherwise punished then the floating request is likely to be denied.

Pupils are allowed a total of six floating nights per term, taken in any combination of the following:

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School Rules (Standing Orders)

1 Introduction
i. These Standing Orders apply at all times during a pupil’s career at Peterhouse i.e. behaviour which is prejudicial to the good reputation of Peterhouse and/or is likely to bring the school into disrepute, even during fixture free weekends or holidays, may be deemed to be a breach of these Standing Orders.
ii. No set of Standing Orders can possibly cover all eventualities. Every Peterhouse pupil is expected to show common sense and to behave at all times with proper consideration for other people. Pupils are therefore expected to observe the common courtesies of greeting other people appropriately and to behave in a considerate and civilised manner.
iii. The HMPHG reserves the right to amend these Standing Orders as necessary and to discipline pupils whose behaviour is contrary to the letter/spirit of these Standing Orders; this may lead to a decision "to expel, or to request the removal of, a pupil for any cause judged by her to be sufficient" (the Declaration signed by parents of a pupil on admission to Peterhouse).
iv. Serious cases of bullying, theft, or of a pupil being found in possession of alcohol, tobacco or drugs are always referred to the Rector. The likely outcome of breaches of this nature is permanent exclusion from Peterhouse.

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Smoking Policy

1. Introduction
i. This policy relates to the misuse of tobacco and applies to all pupils at Peterhouse. Smoking means the use of tobacco products and paraphernalia, including cigarettes, cigars and pipes and any other smoking-related products such as nicotine substitutes and electronic cigarettes.
ii. This policy applies at all times to the school premises, school transport, school visits, trips, fieldwork, expeditions and camps etc. from the day a pupil joins Peterhouse to the day he/she leaves, including school holidays.
iii. This policy makes clear procedures for responding to and managing smoking related incidents including the sanction following any incident.

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