Policies and Procedures

St Anthony's Primary has a number of policies and procedures that govern various aspects of our School life.

These provide the framework within which we operate with relation to a number of key issues.

The Catholic Education Office, Parramatta Diocese also provides advice and recommendations on educational and administrative policies and priorities, and monitors policy implementation.


School Based Policies

   Use of Learning Technology Agreement
Student agreement and expectations for the safe and responsible use of learning technology at St Anthony's

  Additional Learning Needs Policy
Policy on supporting students with additional learning needs

  Application for Extended Leave from Attendance at School
This form should be completed in the event that a student will be absent for 10 school days or more.

  Application for Leave from School
This form should be completed in the event that a student will be absent for 10 school days or less

  Assessment and Reporting Policy
Policy on how assessment and reporting of student learning achievement is undertaken as part of the ongoing process of learning and teaching at St Anthony's, in accordance with Diocesan policies, government requirements and agreed school practice

  Statement on Asthma Management
Refer also to the school Medication Policy

  Complaints and Grievances Procedures
Refer also to the Complaints Handling Policy, and Procedures and Guidelines issued by Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (found below under "Catholic School Community")

  Critical Incident Management Plan
This plan defines a critical incident and details the processes that are to be implemented when such an incident occurs within the school community

  Emergency Management Plan (Summary)
Summary of how emergency situations are prevented and managed at St Anthony's

  English Policy
Policy on how English is taught at St Anthony's, in accordance with Board of Studies requirements

  Evangelisation and Religious Education Policy
Policy on how St Anthony's, as a Catholic school, contributes to the evangelising mission of the Church and provides quality Religious Education, in accordance with system guidelines

  Excursion Policy
Policy on conducting excursions at St Anthony's Primary School

  Holiday Homework
Advice and suggestions for learning activities children can undertake whilst on holidays during the school term (eg overseas trips)

  Homework Policy
Homework Policy June 2015

  Human Society and Its Environment Policy
Policy on how HSIE is taught at St Anthony's, in accordance with Board of Studies requirements

  Mathematics Policy
Policy on how Mathematics is taught at St Anthony's, in accordance with Board of Studies requirements

  Medication Policy
Policy on the administration of short- and long-term medication at St Anthony's

  Personal Development, Health and Physical Education Policy
Policy on how PDHPE is taught at St Anthony's, in accordance with Board of Studies requirements

  Science and Technology Policy
Policy on how Science and Technology is taught at St Anthony's, in accordance with Board of Studies requirements

  Statement on Safe Physical Activity
Guidelines on how St Anthony's will seek to ensure the safety of students in sporting activities

  Suspension and Exclusion Policy
Refer also to the "Suspension, Negotiated Transfer and Exclusion Policy Statement" (Catholic Education, Diocese of Parramatta)

  Wellbeing Policy
Policy on ensuring the wellbeing of all members of the school community, including procedures for Student Behaviour, Bullying and Pastoral Care


Policies And Procedures

  Aboriginal Education Procedures

Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) is committed to enhancing the knowledge and understanding of all who work and learn in our schools about Aboriginal Australia. Implemented 2012 - Reviewed 2017.

  Catholic School Community Policy

The Catholic Church within the Diocese of Parramatta establishes schools as centres of faith and learning where students are enabled to develop personal ‘integration of faith and life’. Implemented 2012.

  Procedural Fairness Guidelines

These guidelines outline the process for responding to allegations requiring that issues be put to the respondent before a decision is made about a complaint. Implemented 2012.

  103701 Enrolment Procedures

This document outlines enrolment procedures that are followed in all Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta schools. Last updated 2017.

  103800 Enrolment Additional Needs Guidelines

All schools in the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta aim to provide appropriate educational opportunities and support for students with additional needs. Last updated 2017.

  103900 Enrolment Guidelines

The Application for Enrolment, once accepted by parents and school principal is a contractual agreement within our commitment to integration of faith and life. These Guidelines apply to every enrolment in a CEDP school. Last updated 2017.

  Enrolment Policy

CEDP schools exist to provide quality Catholic schooling. This document outlines the enrolment policy for all schools in the Diocese of Parramatta. Implemented 2014.

  Child Protection Facilities Procedures

These procedures apply to inspection of a site or facility owned or managed by Catholic Education Diocese Parramatta (CEDP) or its schools as well as assessment of the physical environment for risk of harm to children and young people. Implemented 2013.

  Alumni Collection Notice 2018

The purpose of collecting alumni information is to enable us to keep alumni members informed about events and activities. This document outlines how you may access or correct your personal information and how to complain about a breach. Implemented 2018.

  Australian Privacy Principles

This document summaries the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) which establish standards for the collection and handling of 'personal information'. Implemented 2014.

  Employment Collection Notice 2018

This document outlines how your privacy is managed when applying for employment and how you can access and seek correction of your personal information.

  Schools Privacy Compliance Manual NSW 2018

The Privacy Manual contains detailed information and examples about implementation of the Australian Privacy Principles. For the most up-to-date version of the Manual always check CEC's website (www.cecnsw.catholic.edu.au).

  Standard Collection Notice 2018

This document outlines the sort of personal or sensitive information collected within Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta, how it is used and how your privacy is managed.

  AntiBullying Procedures

The Anti-Bullying Procedures provide a framework for school communities to work together to prevent and address issues of student bullying. Implemented 2017.

  Banned Substances Procedure

This procedure covers the possession and use of alcohol, tobacco, illegal drugs or other substances, and the misuse of 'over the counter' and prescribed medications, including the supply of restricted substances on school premises. Implemented 2017.

  Policy Procedures and Resources for Matters Involving Students and Illegal Substances

All students in the Diocese of Parramatta have the right to attend a school which is free of illegal substances. Implemented 1999 and currently under review.

  Student Attendance Completion Special Circumstances Guidelines

A child between the age of 6 and 17 may leave school only after they have completed Year 10 of secondary education or where special circumstance have been approved by the Minister for Education and Training. Implemented 2011.

  Student attendance procedures

School attendance plays a critical role in enhancing the lives of students in schools. Every day of attendance adds to a student's academic achievement and success at school. Implemented 2017.

  Student exemption procedures

These procedures outline the conditions upon which a child may be exempt from being enrolled at and attending school. Implemented 2017.

  Student Policy

This policy outlines the commitment of Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) to provide a comprehensive education to the diverse range of children and young people for the development of the whole person. Implemented 2012.

  Weapons Procedures

The Weapons Procedure aims to prevent prohibited weapons from being present on the school site to minimise risk to staff and students. Implemented 2017. Amended 2018.