Policies

Port School has a full range of policies covering, among other things, all aspects of student care. Key policies can be found below.  Should you wish to view a policy which is not listed below, please email the main school office on admin@portschool.wa.edu.au with details of your enquiry. We will be pleased to assist.

Privacy Collection Notices

Under the Privacy Act 1988, Port School is required to provide you with information about how we protect your privacy. The following Privacy Collection Notices advise you how we protect your privacy and how we comply with the Privacy Act.

Privacy Policy

Port School is bound by the Australian Privacy Principles (APP’s) contained in the Commonwealth Privacy Act 1988.

The School may, from time to time, review and update this Privacy Policy to take account of new laws and technology, changes to the Schools’ operations and practices and to make sure it remains appropriate to the changing School environment.

Disputes and Complaints Policy

Port School welcomes comments and feedback from students, parents/guardians and staff. All concerns and complaints are taken seriously. Most issues can be resolved easily by discussing them with the relevant people. However, if the matter is not resolved, members of the  School community are encouraged to contact a staff member, or the Principal, to raise the matter.

Port School is committed to providing a child-friendly complaints process, which is child-focused and upholds the rights of young people.

Enrolment and Attendance Policy

The purpose of a CARE school is to re-engage young people between 13 and 20 years in education and training.

Pastoral Care Policy

The Port School Pastoral Care Policy aims to provide a framework for School policies, programs, resources and practices, with the purpose of supporting and enhancing the wellbeing of students and the School community. The approach to pastoral care, is complemented by Port’s Teaching and Learning Framework.

Behaviour Management Policy

Port School is committed to ensuring a learning environment that is safe, nurturing and inclusive, one that fosters confidence, the achievement of one’s personal best, respect for self and others, minimises the impact of disruptive behaviour while actively teaching positive behaviour.

Student Code of Conduct

Port School is committed to ensuring a respectful learning environment that is safe, nurturing and inclusive. The Port School Values are our commitment to students and all School community members. The Student Code of Conduct provides a framework that supports these values.

Parent Code of Conduct

Port School is committed to providing a child-safe environment which safe guards all students and staff, and promotes practices that provide for the safety, wellbeing and welfare of our community. The involvement of parents/guardians and carers in the school community, including supporting and upholding the school values, standards and policies, impacts positively on student learning and behaviour. The Port School Values are our commitment to students and their families.

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