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SCHOOLS’ PRIVACY POLICY

The Department of Education and Training (which includes all Victorian government schools, central and regional offices) values the privacy of every person and is committed to protecting information that schools collect.

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Protecting children from abuse | for parents

As adults we all play a critical role to protect children from harm. As a parent or carer you have the primary responsibility for protecting and caring for your own children and supporting them to build relationships that are safe and respectful. You also play a critical role in identifying and responding to suspected abuse… Read more »

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MANAGING COMPLAINTS & GRIEVANCES POLICY

Positive, clear and effective processes for resolving grievances between the school and community members assists in the building of strong relationships, dispels anxiety, and ultimately provides students with an enhanced learning environment.  

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STUDENT ENGAGEMENT & INCLUSION POLICY

At Fawkner Primary School, the welfare of our students is paramount. Student wellbeing and engagement are a priority and drive our teaching and learning programs. We aim to build strong relationships amongst students, staff, parents and the wider community. We respond to the diverse learning needs of students by encouraging continuous improvement across our learning… Read more »

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INCLUSION POLICY

Fawkner Primary School recognises that multicultural education is relevant to all learners and we celebrate our multicultural society. Through civics and citizenship and multicultural education we aim to provide opportunities for all students to feel included while they develop knowledge and skills to contribute to society as active and informed citizens locally, nationally and internationally…. Read more »

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FIRST AID POLICY & PROCEDURES

All children have the right to feel safe and well, and know that they will be attended to with due care when in need of first aid.  

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EXCURSIONS POLICY

The school’s excursion program enables students to further their learning and social skills development in a non-school setting. Excursions complement, and are an important aspect of the educational programs offered at our school.  

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ENROLMENT POLICY

A smooth transition enables newly enrolled students to become part of our school with a minimum of disruption and maximum support.

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EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT POLICY

The effective and efficient management of emergency incidents is critical to the safety and wellbeing of students, staff and school visitors, as well as essential in minimising damage to school property.  

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DISTRIBUTION OF MEDICATION POLICY

Many students attending school need medication to control a health condition. It is necessary that teachers (as part of their duty of care) assist students, where appropriate to take their medication. The school will ensure the student’s privacy and confidentiality and will exercise sensitivity towards this issue to avoid any stigmatisation.