School Bag Policy And Template
Your SMART bag to a healthy back.
|Self – discipline||:||Only take what you need, plan and pack ahead for the next school day.|
|Must carry right||:||Carry your bag using both straps of the haversack bag over both the shoulders. Onestrap bag or carrying on just ones shoulder can put unnecessary weight on your spine.|
|Avoid heavy material||:||Choose light weight materials for pencil case, bag, lunch box and water bottle to lighten your load. Do not use trolley bags as they are heavy and not user-friendly when you use the stairs.|
|Rest||:||Give your shoulders a rest whenever possible e.g. while waiting at the bus stops and assembly area.|
|Take good care
of your posture
|:||Bad posture can lead to pains in the back and shoulders. Care for your posture and stay healthy.|
Pupils should be carrying weight of between 10 – 15% of their body weight. Are you observing the SMART way? Let’s find out.
|Date||My Weight||Weight of my bag||Acceptable weight of bag||Excess weight||What can I do||Signature of parent|
To encourage responsibility and self-directedness, parents are discouraged from sending items forgotten by their child/ward.