Policies and Child Safe Standards


One of the roles of our School Council is to formulate school policies which outline the approach and procedures undertaken by the school to meet various needs. Policies provide guidance for our staff and community, and promote a consistent whole-school approach and accountability.


We have included below our current school policies for your perusal.  


Please click on each item to open the corresponding policy.


Administration of Medication


Bullying Prevention
Camps and Excursions


Child Safety and Wellbeing

Child Safety Code of Conduct

Child Safety Reponding and Reporting Obligations

Child Safety Four Critical Actions

Class Placement

Communication with School Staff


Curriculum Framework


Digital Learning
Dogs at School

Dress Code Students
Duty of Care

Equal Opportunity
First Aid


Head Lice
Health Care Needs

Hire of School Facilities


Inclusion and Diversity

Mobile Phones (Mobile Phone Permission Form)

Parent Disputes
Parent Payment Policy

Parent Payment Arrangements

Personal Property

Photographing, Filming and Recording Students

Privacy Collection Notice

Dept. of Ed. Schools' Privacy Policy 

Privacy - G Suite Information for Parents & Guardians

Respect for School Staff 

School Council Standing Orders

Statement of Values and School Philosophy
Student Wellbeing and Engagement

WWCC Register Procedure

Yard Duty and Supervision




Child Safety and Wellbeing at Footscray West PS: information for families and the school community


Footscray West PS is committed to providing a child safe and child friendly environment, where students are safe and feel safe. 


Our child safety and wellbeing policies outline the measures and strategies we have in place to support, promote and maintain the safety and wellbeing of our students. These include:



We are committed to continuous improvement in our approach to child safety and wellbeing and welcome feedback from families and members of our school community on ways we can further strengthen our child safety policies, procedures and practices.


If you have any suggestions, comments or questions in relation to our child safe policies and practices, please contact Liz Beasley or Carolyn Lockie (Assistant Principals / Child Safety Officers) on 9687 1535 or the school email address, footscray.west.ps@education.vic.gov.au.



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