COMMUNICATION OF POLICIES AND PROCEDURES POLICY

The policies of the school guide and describe the main processes, functions and operations of the school. The development and review of policies is part of an agreed process to ensure that key stakeholders are part of the consultation and review process.

 

ASSESSMENT & REPORTING POLICY

All forms of assessment and reporting used promotes a positive attitude towards learning, encourage the pursuit of excellence, and contribute to the success of all students. Reporting to students and parents will clearly communicate the achievements of students, and will provide recommendations which assist the student’s future learning. The school’s assessment and reporting practices will be based on co-operation, open communication and collaborative decision making involving students, teachers and parents.

 

ANTI-BULLYING & CYBER BULLYING POLICY

Fawkner Primary School is committed to providing a safe and caring environment and culture which enables positive relationships to be formed amongst all students and staff and which encourages self-esteem, cooperation, personal growth and a positive attitude to learning and teaching. A clear policy on bullying (including cyber bullying) and harassment will inform the community that bullying and harassment in any of its forms will not be tolerated.

 

ANAPHYLAXIS POLICY

Anaphylaxis is a severe, rapidly progressive allergic reaction that is potentially life threatening. The most common allergens in school aged children are peanuts, eggs, tree nuts, cow’s milk, fish and shellfish, wheat, soy, sesame, latex, certain insect stings and medication.
The keys to prevention of anaphylaxis are planning, risk minimisation, awareness and education.

 

PARENT PAYMENT POLICY

School councils are able to request payments or contributions for education items and services from parents and guardians for students in Victorian government schools in the three categories – essential education items, optional education items and voluntary financial contributions.

 

HEALTH CARE NEEDS POLICY

Purpose

To ensure that Fawkner Primary School provides appropriate support to students with health care needs.

Objective

To explain to Fawkner Primary School parents, carers, staff and students the processes and procedures in place to support students with health care needs at school.

Asthma Policy

Purpose

To ensure that Fawkner Primary School appropriately supports students diagnosed with asthma.

Objective

To explain to Fawkner Primary School parents/carers, staff and students the processes and procedures in place to support students diagnosed with asthma.

Commitment to Child Safety Policy

Fawkner Primary School is committed to child safety. As a community we want children to be safe, happy and empowered. We support and respect all children, as well as our staff and volunteers. We are committed to the safety, participation and empowerment of all children. There is zero tolerance of child abuse, and all allegations and safety concerns will be treated very seriously and consistently with our robust policies and procedures. We meet our legal and moral obligations to contact authorities when we are worried about a child’s safety, which we follow rigorously.