ELLIOTT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PLAYGROUND RULES Slides Swings Slide down, feet first & sitting up. Never Always sit in the swing facing forward. head first on your back or stomach. No standing or kneeling allowed. Never slide in groups. Hold on with both hands. Make sure bottom of the slide is clear Stop completely before getting off. before sliding down. Climbing Equipment Students may not push other students on the swings. Use both hands. When you drop from the bars, bend knees and land on both feet. Keep a safe distance from swings in When climbing down, watch for those use! climbing up—never race across or try to Important….please read: reach for bars that are too far ahead. No standing on top of or jumping from Shoes must be worn at all times. playground equipment. Students are not allowed to bring Playground Supervision their own toys or sports equipment from home unless Stay in reasonable proximity to the areas requested by teacher. of activity. On warm days, always test the When the bell rings or the whistle temperature of slides and other blows, stop play immediately and equipment before allowing students on walk to your line. the equipment. Keep all students within sight. If you can not see the students, the students are not being properly supervised. Be present, be attentive—do not become distracted from supervision of the students. Never move an injured child. If a broken bone is suspected or the child is unable to move, send a runner to the office immediately! A crowded playground can be a dangerous playground. If adequate supervision is not visible, please call for assistance from the office.