School Policies

Anaphylaxis (April 2021) -  To explain to WNPS parents, carers, staff and students the processes and procedures in place to support diagnosed as being at risk of suffering from at risk of suffering from anaphylaxis.  This policy also ensures that WNPS is compliant with Ministerial Order 706 and the Department's guidelines for anaphylaxis management. Read more...

Asthma (October 2018) - To ensure theat WNPS appropriately supports students diagnosed with Asthma.  There has been changes to the Infection Control Guidelines.  The update states that any child who has an Asthma Plan must provide their own reliever and spacer.  Read more... 
Asthma Action Plan (Click here) and Student Health Support Plan (Click Here)

Attendance Policy (May 2020) - The purpose of this policy is to ensure all children of compulsory school age are enrolled in a registered schooland attend school every day the school is open for instruction... (Read more....)

 

Buddies (November 2014) - At Williamstown North Primary School, the Buddy Program assists in the development of positive relationships among students. Read more...

Bullying Prevention Policy (August 2019) - WNPS is committed to providing a safe and respectful learning environment where bullying will not be tolerated (Read more)

Camps & Excursions Policy (April 2021) - to explain to our school community the processes and procedures WNPS will use when planning and conducting camps, excursions and adventure activities for students. Read more...

 

Community Code of Conduct (2017)- Williamstown North Primary School recognises the importance of the partnership between schools and parents to support student learning, engagement and wellbeing. Read more....

Community Engagement Policy (August 2015) - Parents and the broader community play a vital role in supporting successful learning outcomes for our children.  Read more....

Digital Learning Policy & Acceptable Use Agreement (endorsed May 2021) - To ensure that all students and members of our school community understand (Read more....)

 

Enrolment Policy (August 2017) - in line with the Department of Education and Training (DET) Policy on school enrolments, every child has the right to a place in his or her designated neighbourhood school.... Read more.....

First Aid (April 2021) - To ensure the school Community understands our school's approach to first aid for students.... Read more

Food, Nutrition and Canteen - Healthy nutritional habits are essential to the growth and development of children.  Williamstown North Primary School recognises its responsibility to create and maintain an environment that will have the best possible impact on the health of students, staff and the wider community. Read more...

Family Engagement Policy (October 2009) - To improve the educational outcomes for all students at Williamstown North Primary School by increasing the level of family involvement in their child/ren's learning.  Read more....

Gifted and Talented (May 2015) - All children are entitled to an education that is engaging, challenging and helps them to reach their full potential. Read more...

Gifts, Benefits & Hospitality Policy - The Gifts, Benefits & Hospitality Policy states the Department of Education and Training's requirments for recieving or providing offers of gifts, benefits or hospitality.  Read more....

Homework Updated October 2020 - Homework helps students by complementing and reinforcing classroom learning,
fostering good lifelong learning and study habits, as well as providing an opportunity for students to be responsible for their own learning and for families to engage in their children’s learning.  Read more......

 

Inquiry Learning (November 2008) - Inquiry Learning involves students on their own, and teacher directed questions about a unit of work and having time to investigate the answers. Read more...

Junior School Council (April 2010) - Williamstown North Primary School strongly supports the development of student Leadership Skills. At our school the Junior School Council will represent the student body in raising, discussing, reporting and acting upon relevant student issues.  Read more...

Mobile Device Policy (June 2018) - To explain to the WNPS community the policy requirments and expectations regarding the safe and appropriate use of mobile devices by students at school or during school activities (Read More).......

Medication Policy Administration of - (April 2021) To explain to parents/carers, student and staff the processes WNPS will follow to safely manage the provision of medication to students while at school or school activities, including camps and excursions.  Read more...
Also, Medication Authority Form 

Parent Payment Policy (February 2020) - The Victorian community shares a vision to build an education system that champions excellence and ensures that every child and young person has access to the opportunities to succeed in life, regardless of their background or circumstances. (Read More)(more info)

Privacy Policy - Now replaced by DET's Privacy Policy (Link to the DET Website)......

Procedures for Effective Teacher Parent Communication - These procedures have been developed as a guide for all teachers so that they are able to communicate with all parents within the school, in a positive and constructive manner. A positive rapport between teachers and parents is an important component in all school wide communication. (Click Here).  Further information about Collection Statement (Click Here). 

Restraint & Seclusion DET Fact Sheet - From the Department of Education and Training (Read more...)

 

School Dress Code (June 2017) - Williamstown North Primary School has always had a strong tradition of students wearing a uniform and taking pride in their personal appearance.  The green and gold colours of the school are known and recognised around the wider Williamstown community, giving a sense of belonging and a degree of security.  The uniform assists the students’ feeling of pride in their school and themselves. Read more...

Sponsorship and Advertising (June 2010) - Our school recognises the mutual benefits that can be gained from developing positive and purposeful partnerships with organisations, businesses and societies that exist within the wider school community. Read more...

Statement of Values & School Philosophy (September 2018) - the purpose of this policy is to outline the vlaues of our school community and explain the vision, misson and objectives 9purpose) of our school: as well as articulating the behavioural expectations for all members of our school community.  Read more...

Student Attendance (October 2017) - At Williamstown North Primary School it is expected that all children will regularly attend school. Read more...

Student Engagement Policy and Procedures (August 2016) - Student Engagement is an educational concept used to describe students' ongoing interest in, and interaction with, their learning and their school community.  Read more....Student Supervision Policy - To ensure all school staff understand their general supervision and playground supervision responsibilities.  Read more.....

Sun Smart (May 2017) - Too much of the sun's UV radiation can cause sunburn, skin and eye damage and skin cancer. Read more...

Visitors to School  (March 2021) - To provide a safe and secure larning and teaching environment for students and staff by establishing processes to monitor and manage visitors to Williamstown North Primary School. Read more...

Volunteer Policy (March 2019) - To outline the processes that Williamstown North Primary School will follow to recruit, screen, supervise and manage volunteers to provide a child safe environment, and to explain the legal rights of volunteers.  Read more.....

 

Yard Duty & Supervision Policy (April 2021) - to ensure school staff understand their supervision and yard duty responsibilities... Read more