Student Responsibilities

Macarthur Girls High School rules are expressed in terms of responsibilities which each member of the school community is expected to honour appropriately. All the rules are based on the principle that every teacher has the right to teach and every student has the right to learn in a safe, positive environment.


a macarthur girl...

  • takes pride in our school  

  • wears the school uniform correctly

  • takes pride in her work

  • enjoys being recognised for academic, performing arts, sporting and community achievements

  • respects the school environment by keeping it clean and attractive


a macarthur girl...

  • participates in class activities / discussions

  • joins in social activities around the school

  • participates in concerts, camps, carnivals and other extracurricular activities.

  • joins school teams or groups (e.g. sport, choir, debating)

  • becomes involved with activities that support the community


a macarthur girl...

  • treats everyone as she would like to be treated herself

  • models respect in her dealings with others

  • is considerate of others and accepting that everyone has different strengths and abilities

  • does not bully others

  • obeys school rules

  • recognises that teachers have the right to tell students to follow instructions that support school values


a macarthur girl...

  • acts with honesty, truth and honour

  • displays actions that match her words

  • follows school values and rules

  • has trust in others

  • returns property to its rightful owner

  • understands and accepts consequences for inappropriate actions

  • acknowledges sources of published work


a macarthur girl...

  • celebrates multiculturalism  

  • acts in ways that are not racist

  • learns about and respects other cultures

  • has empathy for the different beliefs of others

  • acknowledges and accepts individual differences


a macarthur girl...

  • tries to achieve her absolute best in everything she does

  • takes advantage of high quality teaching and well prepared lessons to reach her potential  

  • takes pride in the way she presents herself

  • is considerate and supportive of others while she is learning

Macarthur Girls High School
02 96831866
1-19 Macarthur Street
Parramatta NSW 2150