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This Term, Grade 34R had the opportunity to visit St. Basil’s nursing home twice. The Grade 3s we were very excited to take part in this experience as it was their first time. At our first visit, we enteracted with the elderly and played games of cards, colouring in activities, made conversations and had refreshments…. Read more »
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 »
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.
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 »
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 »
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.
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.
A smooth transition enables newly enrolled students to become part of our school with a minimum of disruption and maximum support.
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.
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.
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.