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Social Studies
School Based Assessment

Name: Giselle Campbell
Grade:11-7
Teacher: Ms. Wray
Topic: School Rules

Table of Content
Title Page
Acknowledgement………………………………………………………………………….3
Introduction…………………………………………………………………………………4
Statement of the problem…………………………………………..………………….……5
Rationale ………………………………………………………..…………….…………….6
Method of Investigations………………………………………..……….………………….7
Instrument used to Collect Data…………………………………………...…………….….8-12
Procedure Used to Collect Data………………………………………..……….…………..13
Presentation of Data………………………………………………………..………………..14-17
Analysis of Interpretation of Data………………………………………….………………18
Findings………………………………………………………………………..…………….…19
Recommendations and Implementation of Strategy…………………………..………………. 20
Bibliography…………………………………………………………………………………….21

Acknowledgement

The successful of completion of this study would not have been possible without the assistance and co-operation of my mom, dad, bother and cousin Melissa. I acknowledge the steadfast support of my teacher Ms. Wray, who gave me invaluable help and guidance in the preparation of this project. My gratitude to the teachers, students and administrative staff of St. Hugh’s High School who assisted in having the survey completed. Finally to all whom I have not mentioned but have contributed in some way I say a big thank you and to God for giving me the strength and ability to do this project.

Introduction

St. Hugh’s High School is a traditional high school located in the county of Surrey, Jamaica, and consists of about 12 acres of land from the city of Kingston. The school hosts 1600 girls on a daily basis.

The researcher has been a member of the student body for four (4) years. During this time the researcher has observed a high level of indiscipline amongst the student population. As a result of this it has lead the researcher to conduct a survey to assess the problem students have in obeying the school rules.

Statement Problem
Topic
An examination of the attitude of students towards school rules at St. Hugh’s High School.

Problem Statement
Are students responding positively to the schools’ disciplinary?

Research Questions
* What are the measures put in place to maintain order and discipline at St. Hugh’s High School? * How effective are the rules in maintaining discipline?
* What measures can be put in place to further ensure compliance to these rules?

Rationale

The problem of indiscipline at the St. Hugh’s High School has increased significantly. The researcher became aware of this problem due to numerous complaints from students and teachers. The researcher has chosen this question to investigate what causes this level of indiscipline, what measures can be put in place to maintain discipline and how effective the rules are in order to maintain discipline.

Method of investigation

In order to collect this data the researcher has decided to do a written questionnaire which will be distributed to students. This questionnaire has numerous advantages three of which are listed below; * Questionnaires are more objective as standard questions are asked of each student * The data is quick to collect

* It guarantees confidentiality as students identity remains anonymous

Instrument Used To Collect Data

Dear students,
This is a survey being carried out at the St. Hugh’s Highs School to examine the students’ towards school rules at this institution. It has been observed that there have been numerous deviations from stated rules of the school by students. This has resulted in the activation of the disciplinary code by the school’s authority. This survey is being carried out to assist in the process of finishing the researcher’s Social Studies School Based Assessment.

Thank you.

Yours truly....
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