School Regulations

School Uniform

School Rules

Use of Lockers

Laboratory Rules

Internal Examinations Standing Instructions to Students


Queen’s College

School Regulations

(All parents and students are requested to read them carefully)

1. School Uniform


Full Summer uniform:

Full Winter uniform:

(a)   All students must be in proper attire to attend school.

Summer uniform:    white short sleeve open-neck shirt (button up, except the first one) with the school badge sewn onto the pocket, and white shorts or trousers. The shirt must be tucked in, so the belt is visible around the entire waistline.

Winter uniform:       blue blazer with pocket badge, white long sleeve shirt and school tie, and grey flannel trousers. Sweaters must be either grey or navy blue in colour. Except the school wind-breaker (red and white), other outfits are NOT allowed.

(b)   Students must wear black leather belts.
(c)   Students must wear leather shoes or sports shoes. Leather shoes should be black in colour. As for sports shoes, the basic colour should be white, and the laces should also be white.
(d)   Students must wear white, black or grey socks with trousers during summer and winter time.  Students who wear shorts during summer time must wear white socks that cover the ankles.
(e)   Students should wear full school uniform at all school functions whether inside or outside school.
(f) Students should not use hair gel or other hairstyling products. The school generally disapproves of students wearing the latest or most cut-edged hairstyles. Dyeing and perming are prohibited.
(g)  Except for school picnic, Dress Special Day, Christmas party, Secondary 6 last day or other special school functions, class T-shirts and other class-designed outfits cannot be worn as school uniforms.
(h)   When the Cold Weather Warning is announced, students are permitted to wear plain overcoats (black, blue or grey), other than the school blue blazer for keeping warm.  In addition, students may also wear plain coloured scarves (black, blue or grey) to keep warm.
(i)   On occasions when students are allowed to have casual wear for their normal school days (e.g. school picnic, casual wear day), they must wear their metal house badges for identification and security purposes.


2.  Care of school property

(a)    Students must make responsible use of the school property. To keep tidy and clean, nothing should be posted in the classrooms, on the walls or doors without permission from the school authority.
(b)    Every student is expected to look after his own desk and chair in the classroom. Any damage to school property must be reported at once to the teacher or the School Office and the person causing the damage may be required to pay for it. 
(c)    Students must not play with chalk.
(d)    Except with the permission of Physical Education (P.E.) teachers, students are not allowed to kick balls within the school premises. They must not play ball games in the classrooms or in the corridors.
(e)    Students must not walk on the lawn.


3. Using of stairs

Students must walk on the left side of the stairs. Running is forbidden at all times.


4.  Manners and courtesy

(a)     Students should behave and mind their appearance, etiquette and behaviour both at school and in public at all times. Students must not dawdle in game centres or internet bars.
(b)     Good manners should be practiced at school. When students meet their teachers or schoolmates for the first time in the morning or afternoon, they should give greetings: i.e. “Good Morning”, “Good Afternoon”. At the end of the day, they should say “Good-bye”
(c)    Students must stand and give greetings when a teacher or a visitor enters their classroom. When the teacher or the visitor leaves, the students must again stand and say “Good-bye, Sir/Madam”.
(d)    A student wishing to see a teacher in a staff room must knock on the door and wait. Students should not enter staff rooms without permission of teacher.
(e)    Students should respect teachers and schoolmates as well as develop the QC spirit of mutual assistance and care.


5.  P.E. Lessons/Inter-class or Inter-house Sports Competitions

(a)   Clothing: Students should wear proper P.E. uniform and white shoes with rubber soles during P.E. lessons/inter-class or inter-house sports competitions.

(b)  Students must change their clothes in the changing rooms, not in the classrooms.

(c)   Application for exemption from P.E. lessons may only be granted by the Principal on presentation of a medical certificate.

(d)  Students, wishing to have friendly matches with students of other schools at the school basketball court, must obtain approval from the Principal.


6.  Security of personal belongings

It is the individual’s responsibility to safeguard his own belongings. Students having lessons in special rooms must carry their school bags or valuables along with them. Students should not bring to school valuable articles or large amount of money. The school will not be responsible for any loss of such things.


7.  Lost Property

All articles found are to be taken to the teacher-in-charge, to whom the articles should be reported. A list of articles not claimed will be put on the school notice board at regular intervals. Any property not claimed within two weeks after a notice has been put up may be disposed of.


8.  Classroom Regulation

Special regulations are issued and explained by the class teacher.


9.  Disciplinary Actions

Student offenders may be given Major Demerit Points, Minor Demerit PointsBlack Marks, Written Warning, Verbal Warning or Detention according to the extent of seriousness of their offences. Students found committing serious offences such as stealing, fighting, truancy, cheating in examinations, being triad society members or insulting teachers are liable to be suspended from school. Punitive records will be printed on school’s reports. However, the school does offer correctional programmes for these offenders through the “Bright Future” Scheme, so as to provide them with a chance of mending their ways.


10.  Mobile Phones/Devices

(a) Students are not allowed to use any mobile devices to carry out activities unrelated to academic studies, otherwise they will be punished. Students should switch off their mobile devices before entering the school.

(b)  Students are not allowed to charge their own mobile devices with school’s power supply.


11.  Punctuality

(a)   Students must arrive at school and enter their classroom before 8:30 am and 1:30 pm. Students who fail to do so will be marked late. In the morning, all students must enter the school through the main entrance at Causeway Road.

(b)  Latecomers should report to the teacher-on-duty or the clerical staff. The teacher or clerical staff will keep their student ID cards for reference. Students should fill in necessary information in the Late Record Book, get the Late for Class Slip and then return to their classrooms. Students who have lost their student ID cards should immediately inform the Discipline teacher-on-duty.

(c)   Habitual latecomers will have to face a downgrading of conduct mark.


12.  Early leaves / Leaving school during school hours

No students may leave the school during school hours without permission from his class teacher. Such leave should be supported by documents and parent’s letter. Students should fill in an “Early Leave Permission Form” obtainable from their class teacher and hand it to the minor staff on duty at the school main entrance when leaving.


13.  Absence

(a)   A student requiring leave of absence for urgent private affairs must bring a letter from his parents addressed to his class teacher asking for such leave. Except for emergency, permission must be obtained in advance, otherwise it will be treated as truancy.

(b)  After absence due to sickness, a student must hand in a letter of explanation to his class teacher within two school days after he resumes school. And if a student is absent for more than one day or during the examination period due to sickness, he should hand in a medical certificate, otherwise it will be treated as truancy or zero mark will be awarded for the examination paper(s).

(c)   Any student feeling ill must report to the class teacher or to the subject teacher. In case of injury, it must be reported to the teacher or the school office at once.

(d)  School will not entertain any application for absence during the Post-examination periods* other than those justified with medical certification, otherwise it will be treated as truancy.

(e)   If a student’s examination results are unsatisfactory and his attendance has not reached 90%, he will not be allowed to take the supplementary examination.


14. Change of address or personal particulars

Any change of address, guardians or other important personal particulars must be reported at once to the class teacher.


15.  Withdrawal from school

Students withdrawing from school must bring a formal letter from their parents. They must also return their student identity cards to the school.


16.  Photos on documents

For all pictures on certificate, testimonials or other documents, students must be photographed in school uniform with the school tie or the school badge being visible. Photos used should be taken within two months.


17.  Free study periods and self-study room

(a)  For self-study periods, S5 and S6 students must report to and study at designated locations.

(b)  The arrangement of the self-study rooms will be announced after school starts.


18.  Library and gymnasium

Special regulations are issued and explained by teachers concerned.


19.  The tuck shop

(a)   Students are not allowed to go to the tuck shop or QCOBA Canteen for food or drinks during lessons, free periods, or when flowing to other classrooms.

(b)  When the bell for lessons rings, students should stop eating and buying food.

(c)   Hot beverages and soups must be consumed inside the tuck shop or QCOBA Canteen.


20.   Fire

When the fire alarm siren system goes off (ringing of electric bell and/or hand bells, flashing of  indicator lights), all students must proceed immediately to the designated locations as guided by teachers.


21.   Cleanliness

(a)   Students must not litter in the school premises.

(b)   Lunch boxes or beverage containers should be discarded into the litter bags along the corridors. They should not be dumped in the classrooms’ litter bins.

(c)   Students should keep the corridors and basketball courts clean. Eating and drinking are prohibited in the mentioned areas.


22.  Prefects and Monitors

Prefects and Monitors are responsible for the general discipline of the school and their instructions must be followed.


23.  Posters, circulars, bulletins, etc.

(a)   Posters to be posted in the school campus must be approved by the school, signed by the Teacher-in-charge and stamped with the school chop in advance.

(b)   Club circulars must be approved by the school and signed by the Teacher-in-charge before circulation. All publications should be checked by the teacher(s)-in-charge and approved by the school before published.


Post-examination periods are normal school days.  Applications for leave during post-examination periods MUST be supported by medical reasons and students have to submit their valid medical documents to class teachers to justify their applications. Ungrounded absence for reasons like travelling or visiting relative may be considered as truancy. 







  1. Students should be polite at all times. They should greet guests, teachers, clerks, janitors and schoolmates. When a teacher or a guest enters or leaves their classroom, students must stand up and greet him/her. 
  2. A student wishing to enter a classroom attended by a teacher, he must knock on the door and wait for the teacher’s instructions.
  3. Students should respect their teachers. They have to put up their hands to ask for the teacher’s permission before a question is raised.
  4. Students should bring their own textbooks and stationery and should not borrow them from their schoolmates.
  5. To foster a positive learning environment, students are not allowed to bring audio-visual appliances, magazines or toys back to school. Use of mobile phone is strictly prohibited in the school campus.
  6. Students should follow their teachers’ instructions, be attentive in class and finish all their assignments on time.
  7. Students should be honest when working on their assignments, tests and examinations. They should do their homework by themselves and should never plagiarize.
  8. Students should help keep the classroom clean. Scrap papers and rubbish should be discarded in the rubbish bin provided.
  9. Hot beverages and soups can only be consumed at the tuck shop and must not be brought into classrooms.
  10. Students are not allowed to enter staff rooms without teachers’ permission.
  11. Students should queue up outside the classroom quietly before going to other rooms for lessons. They should not talk or wander at the corridor. If students should go to special rooms for lessons, they have to queue and wait for their teacher outside the room.
  12. Before leaving the classroom for other lessons, students should help conserve energy by switching off the air-conditioners, lights and fans, and close the door. During lesson, students are not allowed to go to toilet or use the drinking fountain without teachers’ permission.
  13. If students need to go to the toilet between lessons, they should seek permission from the teacher of the following lesson.
  14. Students should ask for teacher’s permission before using any audio-visual aids and IT appliances.
  15. Students are not allowed to charge their own mobile devices with school’s power supply.
  16. Students should be self-disciplined. They should not skip lessons, leave their seats or swap seats without teachers’ permission. They should not leave their classrooms or enter other classrooms without teachers’ permission between lessons. They should not quarrel, fight, or yell at each other.
  17. Students are only allowed to open their lockers before lesson starts, during recess, lunch time and after school.
  18. Students should put their personal belongings in their lockers after school. They must not leave anything in their drawers.
  19. Students should protect public properties and respect the properties of others. If anything is damaged, the student will be liable for compensation and subject to disciplinary action.
  20. Students should take good care of their personal belongings. Valuable items should not be brought to school. Students are held responsible for any losses and damages of their own valuable items brought to school.





Regulations Concerning the Use of Lockers

1. Lockers are provided for students use up to the last day of the school term only.

2. Lockers are used for keeping books and stationery only. Expensive articles, sportswear, dangerous articles or obscene publications are strictly prohibited. If necessary, the school reserves the right to search any lockers in the students

3. The school is not responsible for the loss of any articles kept inside the lockers.

4. Lockers are to be used before and after school, during recess and lunch break only. Students wishing to use the lockers during lesson time must seek approval from the teachers concerned.

5. Students failing to abide by the above regulations will forfeit their right to use the lockers and the school will impose a punishment if necessary.





1. No student is allowed to enter the laboratory without the permission of the teachers or the laboratory technicians.

2. Do not work in the laboratory without supervision of the teacher. Do only the experiments assigned or approved by the teacher. Unauthorized experiments should never be attempted.

3. Follow the directions strictly when doing an experiment and note all precautions.

4. Do not take away any object or chemical from the laboratory without the teacher's permission.

5. Never leave experiments unattended.

6. No playing or running is allowed in the laboratory.

7. Eating or other activities involving putting something in the mouth is not permitted. Never taste any chemical or solution in the laboratory.

8. Record the results of your experiments honestly. Do not create data or copy data from other groups.

9. Reagent bottles should be kept in their proper places with labels to the front. Stoppers of bottles must be replaced immediately after a bottle has been used. The bottles must then be put back in their original places immediately after use.

10. Never return unused chemicals to the reagent bottles and do not put any object into reagent bottles.

11. All apparatus should be washed at the earliest possible moment after use, but hot glassware should be left to cool first.

12. Check that there is no fault in the apparatus before using them. Hot glassware must not be placed on cold objects, on water or directly on the benches.

13. Insoluble solids, matches and filter papers must not be discarded into the sink. They should be put into the waste paper basket or dustbin.

14. Chemical wastes must be disposed according to the teachers' instruction.

15. Wash your hands before leaving the laboratory.

16. All accidents and breakage should be reported to the teacher immediately.





1. Boys must read the examination timetable with care to ensure that they would sit for the examination at the right time and place. Boys who are absent from an examination session must provide a valid reason (e.g. sick leave supported by a medical certificate), or they may take a high risk of getting zero mark for that paper, in which case, their aggregate order of merit may be seriously affected. In the case of abs ence with an acceptable reason, the word ‘ABS’ would be indicated on the report sheet for that subject and the student concerned will not be ranked for the whole examination.

2. After entering the Hall / the Gymnasium / a classroom to take an examination, boys must cease talking. They should take their places quickly and quietly.

3. Boys are forbidden to bring to their examination desks any books or writing paper. Any attempt to cheat may lead to disqualification or deduction of marks and disciplinary punishment.

4. Students can use electronic calculators except the examinations of language subjects. The calculators must be self-powered, silent in operation, and bear the approval label from HKEAA.

5. Boys who enter the examination room after a paper has begun would not be given extra time.

6. Boys must write their class, their examination number (e.g.4A/25) and the subject/paper at the
top of their answer sheets or on the front cover of their answer books; their own names must not be given.

7. Boys must not leave the examination room without the permission of the invigilator. Those who have to leave early must still enter their class, examination number and the subject/paper on their answer scripts.

8. Boys will not be allowed to leave the examination room during the first half an hour and the last fifteen minutes (in the case of mock examination for conventional papers) of an examination. In the mock examination, boys should not leave early for multiple choice papers.

9. Boys must NOT take away any stationery provided by the school, such as writing paper (used
or unused), graph paper, etc.

10. To avoid disturbances, no ball games are allowed during the examination period (during the examination sessions, in between sessions and after school).

11. During the break between successive sessions in the morning, boys should stay in the school premises for revision.

12. In case of bad weather that causes the closure of the school, students should check the notice from the intranet.