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.



Assessment and Reporting
Bullying Prevention
Camps and Excursions

Canteen Policy
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

Digital Learning
Disability Policy

Dress Code Students
Duty of Care
English as an Additional Language

Equal Opportunity and Anti-Discrimination
First Aid

Fruit Vegetable and Water
Head Lice
Head Lice Pamphlet for parents
Health Care Needs

Inclusion and Diversity

Mandatory Reporting and Child Safe Obligations
Mobile Phone Policy 2022
Mobile Phone Permission Form
One In All In @ FWPS
Parent - Carers Code of Conduct

Parent Disputes
Parent Information on Internet Usage

Parent Payment Policy

Personal Property
Raising a concern Flowchart
Ride to School

School Staff Selection

Staff Code of Conduct
Statement of Values and School Philosophy
Student Code of Conduct
Student Wellbeing and Engagement

Volunteers Induction Course

Yard Duty and Supervision




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.


Please follow this link to the : FWPS Parent Payment Arrangement 2023





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