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Western Australia 6052
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School Policies

Our Policies, Procedures & Guidelines
Please note that our policies are currently under review and will be updated shortly.


Code Of Conduct

To comply with the System Agreement with the Minister for Education Clause 6(3) stating all schools in the system will be required to adhere to a “Code of Conduct” on child safety in accordance with the standard determined by the Minister under section 159(1)(I) of the Act.
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Dispute and Complaint Resolution Policy

St Peter’s school community seeks to create genuine communities. Such communities are always founded upon shared commitment to the common good (Mandate, para 6). On occasions there may be disagreement with a decision, and a dispute or complaint may arise within a Catholic school.
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Early Childhood Education and Care Policy

St Peter’s Primary School Early Years philosophy is based on the Early Years Learning Framework ‘Belonging, Being and Becoming’, the Australian Curriculum, Western Australian Curriculum, Kindergarten Guidelines and Religious Education Guidelines. We endeavor to reflect the principles of the Early Years Learning Framework and our school values of Trust, Respect, Unity and Excellence (T.R.U.E) in our educational practice.
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Student 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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Homework Policy

Homework helps students by complementing and reinforcing classroom learning, fostering good lifelong learning and study habits, and providing an opportunity for students to be responsible for their own learning. Parents play a vital role in the homework domain as partners to educators of their children.
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Information and Communication Technology Use (Students) Policy

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is utilised in schools for learning, teaching and administration. The availability of such resources provides the opportunity for schools to help students develop their full potential. ICT provides significant educational value but can pose risks regarding safety, personal reputation and corporate reputation. 
In accordance with the teachings of the Catholic Church, communication must reflect the highest standard of accountability and sensitivity to the dignity of the human person. ‘Students need also to critique the influence of social, political and economic structures in Australian society from a Gospel perspective. Media and other instruments of communication are particularly important.’ (Mandate, para 22)
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Medication (including Asthma) Policy

Assistance for students requiring medication at school will depend on the following:
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Pastoral Care, Behaviour Management and Exclusion of Students for Disciplinary Reasons Policy

Our vision is a community where students graduate from St Peter’s as successful learners today, and are prepared for tomorrow with a strong faith and core values of Trust, Respect, Unity and Excellence.
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The Management of Confidential Information in School (Privacy) Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to St Peter’s Primary School, conducted by the Catholic Education Office of the Perth Western Australia, Archdiocese. St Peter’s Primary School requires information about students and their families in order to provide for the education of these students.
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Selection of Appropriate Texts and Images Policy

As a Catholic School, St Peter’s Primary School aims to help students integrate culture, faith and life. It values culture and fosters its critical transmission. Culture is valued and St Peter’s Primary School promotes discussion and critical thought. The values and attitudes at St Peter’s Primary School are founded upon the teaching of Jesus Christ. Therefore, the selection of texts, audio and images is a rigorous and careful process.
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School Fees: Setting and Collection Policy

The Catholic Education Commission of Western Australia (CECWA) has a responsibility to make a Catholic education available to all Catholic students whose parents seek a Catholic education for them, insofar as this is possible, while embodying the Church’s preferential option for the poor and disadvantaged (Mandate page 50).¹ Schools have a responsibility to communicate the financial constraints under which they operate to parents enrolling their children in Catholic schools. Parents are required to make a commitment to support Catholic education financially by paying fees.
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Uniform Policy

It is a school expectation that students will wear school uniform each day with care and pride.
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