Arrivals & Departures Policy

This policy has been established to ensure that St Emilie’s Primary School provides a safe
environment for children and families when arriving and departing the school grounds.

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Behaviour Management Plan

Behaviour Management Plan, Student Well-being and Dealing with Bullying, Aggression, Harassment and Violence. Providing a Safe and Friendly school environment where all children can learn and flourish!

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Class Allocation Policy

Here at St Emilie’s Catholic Primary School, we believe that educating and developing our children is
enhanced when our staff, students and parents/carers coexist in positive, collaborative relationships of shared responsibility.

We, therefore, encourage and facilitate active participation by parents in the education of their children and support our staff to foster a culture of teaching excellence. As an integral part of this process of creating positive learning environments, we strive to achieve the best possible class placement for every child, based upon their needs.

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Code of Conduct

The purpose of this Code of Conduct is to describe minimum standards of conduct in all behaviour and decision making to ensure the safety and well-being of all students.

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Read the full Student Code of Conduct
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Disputes & Complaints Policy

Catholic Education is committed to ensuring that disputes and complaints are dealt with fairly, objectively and in a timely manner and that processes reflect the principles of participation, co-responsibility and subsidiarity.

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Enrolment Policy

In Western Australia, the Mandate of the Bishops requires the Catholic Education Commission of Western Australia (CECWA) to advance the Church’s purpose for Catholic schools, while embodying the Church’s preferential option for the poor and disadvantaged, by making available a Catholic school education for all Catholic children, insofar as this is possible. (Bishops’ Mandate, p. 50).

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Extreme Weather Policy

The health and safety of all students at St Emilie’s Catholic School is a main priority. Students are not permitted to be out in the extremely hot weather (consistently above 40 degrees Celsius) or the extremely wet weather. It is up to the discretion of the Principal and the Assistant Principals as to what constitutes extreme weather.

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Healthy Eating Policy

The human person, though made of body and soul, is a unity. The human body shares in the dignity of the image of God: it is a human body precisely because it is animated by a spiritual soul, and it is the whole human person that is intended to become, in the body of Christ, a temple of the Spirit¹.

‘Catholic schools contribute to the development of our young through education, particularly to their formation in Christian conscience and virtue’ (Mandate, para 6). Students at St Emilie’s School are educated to understand that they are spiritual beings in relationship with God who live in physical bodies that require care. Catholic schools encourage students to make healthy choices for their lives including healthy food choices.

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Read the full Healthy Eating Handout


Parent Volunteer Agreement

As a Parent Volunteer at St Emilie’s,
I agree to the following whole school expectations :

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Privacy Policy

St Emilie’s is a reflection of the Church’s commitment to the dignity of the individual (Mandate para 6). It is important that we demonstrate this commitment in the manner in which we protect information we hold about our school community.

Our school requires information about students and their families in order to provide for the education of our students. The Privacy Act 1988 directs the manner in which private sector organisations, including Catholic schools and systems, manage the personal and sensitive information of individuals. The purpose of the legislation is to ensure that organisations, which hold information about individuals, handle the information responsibly. It aims to establish a nationally consistent approach to the management of personal information.

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Selection & Use of Texts Policy

St Emilie’s School aims to help students to integrate culture, faith and life. We value culture and we foster its critical transmission. Underlying our approach are values which are founded upon the teaching of Jesus Christ.

It is these values which help to inform the very important process of selection and use of texts at St Emilie’s.

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Student Attendance Policy

It is a legal requirement for schools to maintain accurate attendance records. This means that any
absentees and a reason for the absence must be communicated by a parent or carer to the school.

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Sun Smart Policy

It is important to have a healthy balance of ultraviolet radiation (UV) exposure. Too much UV can cause sunburn, skin and eye damage and skin cancer. Overexposure to UV during childhood and adolescence is a major factor in determining future skin cancer risk. Too little UV can lead to low vitamin D levels. Vitamin D is necessary for the development and maintenance of healthy bones and muscles, and for general health.

St Emilie’s Sun Smart Policy has been developed to ensure that all students and staff attending this school are protected from skin damage caused by the harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun. It is to be implemented throughout the year, but with particular emphasis in Terms 1 and 4.

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Uniform Policy

It is a compulsory requirement of enrolment here at St Emilie’s that all students wear the correct school uniform at all times.

Parent cooperation and positive reinforcement by staff and Uniform Shop Coordinators in regard to adhering to the school uniform policy, are the preferred approaches used to ensuring students wear the school uniform correctly.

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