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.

Anaphylaxis policy

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.

Asthma policy

Asthma action plan

Student Health Support Plan

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.

Attendance policy

Buddies (November 2014)

At Williamstown North Primary School, the Buddy Program assists in the development of positive relationships among students.

Buddies policy

Bullying Prevention Policy (August 2019)

WNPS is committed to providing a safe and respectful learning environment where bullying will not be tolerated.

Bullying prevention policy

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.

Camp and excursion policy

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.

Community code of conduct

Community Engagement Policy (August 2015)

Parents and the broader community play a vital role in supporting successful learning outcomes for our children.

Community engagement policy

Complaints Policy (May 2023)

The purpose of this policy is to: provide an outline of the complaints process at Williamstown North Primary School so that students, parents and members of the community are informed of how they can raise complaints or concerns about issues arising at our school.

Complaints Policy March 2023 WNPS

Digital Learning Policy & Acceptable Use Agreement (endorsed May 2021)

To ensure that all students and members of our school community understand.

Digital learning policy and aua endorsed

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

Enrolment policy

First Aid (April 2021)

To ensure the school Community understands our school's approach to first aid for students

First aid policy

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.

Food nutrition and canteen policy

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.

Family engagement policy

Gifted and Talented (May 2015)

All children are entitled to an education that is engaging, challenging and helps them to reach their full potential.

Gifted and talented policy

Gifts, Benefits & Hospitality Policy

The Gifts, Benefits & Hospitality Policy states the Department of Education and Training's requirements for receiving or providing offers of gifts, benefits or hospitality.

DET Gifts Benefits Hospitality

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.

Homework policy updated

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.

Inquiry learning policy

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.

Junior school council policy

Mobile Device Policy (June 2018)

To explain to the WNPS community the policy requirements and expectations regarding the safe and appropriate use of mobile devices by students at school or during school activities

Mobile device policy

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.

Administration of medication policy

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.

Parent Payment Schedule

Privacy Policy

Now replaced by DET's Privacy Policy

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.

Procedures for effective teacher parent communication

Further information about Collection Statement.

Privacy policy further info collection statement primary school

Photographing Filming and recording student policy

To explain to parents/carers: how Williamstown North Primary School collects, uses and discloses photographs, video and recordings of students, when parent/carer consent is required before photographing, filming and recording students and how consent can be provided and withdrawn.

Restraint & Seclusion DET Fact Sheet

From the Department of Education and Training

Parent fact sheet restraints and seclusions

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.

School dress code policy and procedures

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.

Sponsorship advertising policy

Statement of Values & School Philosophy (September 2018)

The purpose of this policy is to outline the values of our school community and explain the vision, mission and objectives 9purpose) of our school: as well as articulating the behavioural expectations for all members of our school community.

Statement of values school philosophy

Student Attendance (October 2017)

At Williamstown North Primary School it is expected that all children will regularly attend school.

Student attendance policy

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.

Student engagement policy and procedures

Student Supervision Policy

To ensure all school staff understand their general supervision and playground supervision responsibilities.

Student supervision policy

Sun Smart (May 2017)

Too much of the sun's UV radiation can cause sunburn, skin and eye damage and skin cancer.

Sunsmart policy

Visitors to School (March 2021)

To provide a safe and secure learning and teaching environment for students and staff by establishing processes to monitor and manage visitors to Williamstown North Primary School.

Visitors policy

Volunteer Policy (October 2022)

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.

Volunteer policy

Yard Duty & Supervision Policy (April 2021)

to ensure school staff understand their supervision and yard duty responsibilities

Yard duty and supervision policy