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.
The new Child Safe Standards came into force in Victoria on 1 July 2022. The 11 Child Safe Standards are listed below. Each of the Standards is expressed as a statement of an expected outcome that organisations must achieve.
Standard 1: Organisations establish a culturally safe environment in which the diverse and unique identities and experiences of Aboriginal children and young people are respected and valued.
Standard 2: Child safety and wellbeing is embedded in organisational leadership, governance and culture.
Standard 3: Children and young people are empowered about their rights, participate in decisions affecting them and are taken seriously.
Standard 4: Families and communities are informed and involved in promoting child safety and wellbeing.
Standard 5: Equity is upheld and diverse needs respected in policy and practice.
Standard 6: People working with children and young people are suitable and supported to reflect child safety and wellbeing values in practice.
Standard 7: Processes for complaints and concerns are child-focused.
Standard 8: Staff and volunteers are equipped with the knowledge, skills and awareness to keep children and young people safe through ongoing education and training.
Standard 9: Physical and online environments promote safety and wellbeing while minimising the opportunity for children and young people to be harmed.
Standard 10: Implementation of the Child Safe Standards is regularly reviewed and improved.
Standard 11: Policies and procedures document how the organisation is safe for children and young people.
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