Plans and Procedures

Bullying and Harassment Plan (Students)

St Patrick’s Primary School will not tolerate bullying, harassment, aggression, or violence in our school. It is in the best interests of all, for all members of the school community to take a pro-active stance to promote the safety and wellbeing of every child.
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Communication Procedure

Effective communication is essential in providing students, teachers, parents and the community with the necessary information to make appropriate decisions. St Patrick’s Primary School is committed to using communication processes and techniques that aim to build a Christ-centred, child-focused, positive learning environment for students, staff and parents in order to inspire and educate all students to succeed in becoming productive and valued citizens.
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Dispute and Complaint Resolution Procedure

On occasions there may be a disagreement with a decision and a dispute or complaint may arise within a Catholic school. The interactions and protocols of Catholic schools emphasise the sacredness of human life and the dignity of the individual. 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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Assessment and Reporting Procedure

The following procedure has been designed in response to The School Curriculum and Standards Authority and its request for all schools to provide a School Assessment and Reporting procedure. This procedure will provide students, parents, guardians and the school community with information about how School Assessment and Reporting takes place within St Patrick’s Primary, and how it aims to meet the learning needs of all students. The procedure is designated into three key areas, Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting.
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School Attendance Guidelines and Procedures

Each school is required to keep accurate attendance records for all its students. This includes taking attendance.
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Behaviour Management Procedure

St Patrick’s Primary School’s Positive Behaviour Management Plan is designed to minimise interruptions from inappropriate behaviour in order to maximise the teaching and learning process. The Behaviour Plan also acts as a pathway, in conjunction with parents, to guide our students to become active, responsible, considerate, giving members of the community.
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School Fee Setting and Collection Procedure

Parents are required to make a commitment to support Catholic education financially by paying fees as a necessary contribution to the costs of delivering a Catholic education.
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Statutory Privacy Policy

As with all decisions concerning children, the best interests of the student are a primary and overriding consideration in the management of information. A student’s right to safety prevails above all other considerations, including theirs and others’ right to privacy.
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Privacy Collection Notice

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Whistleblower Protection Framework

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.
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