Assessment and Reporting Policy
Queen of Apostles School is committed to providing the highest quality education for our students. Communication between the school and parents is considered to be of utmost importance in the education of the child, part of this communication is reporting about the child’s progress to their parents/guardians.
Read the full Assessment & Reporting Policy.
Behaviour Management Policy
To participate in the activities of the regular classroom, children require a level of behaviour that respects their rights and the rights of others to:
- Be safe/feel safe.
- Learn to the best of their ability.
- Be themselves.
Bullying and Harassment Policy
Our Vision statement challenges us to create a learning community based on Christian values and to recognise the innate dignity and worth of each individual.
Each person at Queen of Apostles School has the right to learn and work in an environment free from harassment and bullying and it is the responsibility of each of us to make sure that this happens.
Therefore, we do not tolerate bullying or harassment in any form.
Read the full Bullying and Harassment Policy.
Dispute and Complaint Resolution
Queen of Apostles School, as part of the Body of Christ (1 Cor 12) , is required to work harmoniously to build community. The distinctive nature of the Catholic school is guaranteed by all members of the community respecting the rights and responsibilities of each other (CS 73).
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School Camps and Excursions Policy
The Church speaks of Catholic schools as aiming to foster the integration of faith and life, and the integration of culture and faith. These aims underpin every activity of the Catholic school’s life and curriculum (Mandate Letter, 11-17).
Read the full School Camps and Excursions Policy.
Gifted and Talented Policy
At Queen of Apostles School we acknowledge the diverse learning needs of students and are committed to providing challenging and engaging learning experiences to enable them to reach their potential and delight in each other’s success.
This includes establishing a learning environment that enables spiritual, emotional, physical, intellectual, social gifts and talents to be revealed and nurtured. We do this in partnership with parents, caregivers and families.
Read the full Gifted and Talented Policy.
Queen of Apostles School believes that homework is a part of the whole school learning program and an important aspect of primary school education. It helps maintain communication between the school and home on the child’s academic growth and reinforces basic skills and concepts taught in class. Homework should be regular, relaxed and non-threatening. Children should be given homework, which involves familiar concepts or skills.
Read the full Homework Policy.
ICT Use by Students Policy
Information and Communication Technology (ICT), and in particular electronic media, including the Internet and email, are valuable tools in the Catholic school’s goal to educate the whole person. The Internet offers great educational opportunities when used responsibly. Using electronic media allows us to communicate with people all over the world and research interesting topics.
Read the full ICT Use by Students Policy.
Mobile Phone Policy (Students)
Mobile phones are part of modern society and Queen of Apostles School accepts that some students will possess mobile phones. There are times when it may be genuinely appropriate and useful for students to have access to them. However, the ever-changing mobile phone technology presents a number of challenges to the school environment.
Read the full Mobile Phone Policy.
P&F Disco – Student Discipline – Policy
For any parents new to the school, and for those who may not be aware, please read the rules of the disco. Failure to comply with these rules may see the disco suspended or cancelled.
Read the full P&F Disco – Student Discipline – The Rules.
Queen of Apostles School requires information about students and their families in order to provide for the education of its students.
Provision of Services for – Full Fee Paying Overseas Students Policy
Catholic schools exist to further the mission of the Church and the Gospels remind us that “anyone who welcomes a child in my name welcomes me” (Luke 9:48).
The Mandate Letter of the Bishops of Western Australia requires that education be made available to all Catholic children in so far as this is possible.
Children from other countries should also be given an opportunity to access Catholic education in Western Australia where appropriate.
Read the full Provision of Services for – Full Fee Paying Overseas Students Policy
School Fee Setting and Collection Policy
The collection and setting of school fees for Queen of Apostles School is in keeping with CECWA policy and is seen by the Bishops of Western Australia as a necessary contribution by parents towards the costs of delivering a Catholic Education for their children. As a Catholic school, operating as part of the Catholic Church, we have a vital mission, to provide a Catholic education for the children of all families in our Parish. As such, there is an obligation on us, as a school community, to ensure that all families who desire their children to be educated in their faith, can do so without fear of prejudice on the grounds of financial concerns.
Read the full School Fee Setting and Collection Policy
Student Enrolment Policy
Queen of Apostles School embraces the Catholic Education Commission (WA) Policy on student enrolment which states Catholic Schools exist to further the mission of the Church to proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ. In Western Australia, the Mandate of the Bishops requires the Catholic Education Commission of Western Australia to make Catholic school education available to all Catholic children, insofar as this is possible.
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Queen of Apostles Primary School is a two-stream co-educational facility catering for students and their families from Kindergarten to Year 6. An outward sign of belonging to this community is the wearing of the school uniform that bears the school crest and motto.
Read the full Uniform Policy.
Catholic Education Western Australia Limited (CEWA Ltd) is committed to fostering a culture that reflects transparency and integrity and promotes Catholic values and ethical behaviour. The Catholic Education Commission of Western Australia (CECWA) Whistleblower Policy and associated procedures are designed to uphold CEWA Ltd’s shared values arising from the Catholic Social Teaching Principles of the dignity of the human person, the common good, subsidiarity, co-responsibility and participation.
Read the full Whistleblower Policy.