Codes of Behaviour

Derived, in part, from School Sport Australia

PLAYERS

  • Be a good sport
  • Play for enjoyment
  • Strive for personal excellence
  • Work hard for your team as well as yourself
  • Treat all team mates and opponents as you enjoy being treated yourself
  • Play by the rules
  • Co-operate with team mates and game officials
  • Control your behaviour off and on the field
  • Learn to value honest effort, skilled performance and improvement
  • Always present yourself, with pride, in your schools’ nominated sports uniform
  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of all participants, regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background and religion.

PARENTS

  • Encourage participation by your children
  • Provide a model of good sportsmanship for your child to copy
  • Be courteous in your communication to players, team officials, game officials and administrators
  • Encourage honest effort, skilled performance and team loyalty
  • Make any new parents feel welcome on all occasions
  • Do not interfere with the conduct of any events
  • Support our policy of a smoke and alcohol free environment
  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of all participants, regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background and religion.

SPECTATORS

  • Demonstrate appropriate social behaviour
  • Remember, children play for enjoyment. Don’t let your behaviour detract from their enjoyment
  • Let game officials conduct events without interference
  • Support skilled performance and team play with generous applause
  • Demonstrate respect for opposing players and their supporters
  • Support our policy of a smoke and alcohol free environment
  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of all participants, regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background and religion.

NHSSA Member Schools

NHSSA Member Schools