Policies and Procedures

School-Based Policies

The Catholic Learning Community of Blessed John XXIII has a number of school-based policies and procedures that govern various aspects of our School life. These provide the framework within which we operate.

  • Bicycle Policy
    Bicycled Policy developed by the Executive Leadership Team of The Catholic Learning Community of John XXIII.

  • Road Safety Policy
    Road Safety Policy developed by Executive Leadership Team of The Catholic Learning Community of John XXIII specific to the College operational procedures and curriculum integration for safe practices.

  • Anaphylaxis - Procedures NSW Catholic Schools
    Anaphylaxis - Procedures NSW Catholic School

  • Anti Bullying Policy
    The Catholic education system in the Diocese of Parramatta is committed to developing an educational and organisational culture based on mutual trust and respect that assists people to recognise and develop their personal capabilities.

  • Anti Bullying Statement
    All reports of bullying, including cyber-bullying are taken seriously and investigated fully.

  • Bullying & Harassment Policy
    Catholic schools have a responsibility to provide an educational environment that promotes the dignity and respect of the person and, therefore, aims to eliminate bullying and harassment in all forms.

  • Enrolment Procedures in Parramatta Catholic Systemic Schools
    The purpose of this document is to provide practical guidance to principals, pastors and parents in addressing enrolment applications to systemic Catholic schools. Processes outlined in this document are mandatory and form the basis for enrolment procedures at the local level.

  • Complaint Handling Guidelines
    These guidelines apply to parents/guardians, students, visitors, volunteers, community members, employees and contractors of the Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta.

  • Complaint Handling Policy
    A complaint is an expression of dissatisfaction relating to Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta that requires a response. Complaints will be addressed professionally, competently and in a timely manner applying principles of natural justice and confidentiality, and ideally will be resolved closest to the source of the complaint.

  • Hands Off Statement
    The College enforces a very strict Hands Off Policy which simply states that no student is to make any kind of physical contact with any other student or their property.

  • Illegal Substances Policy
    While educational programs, pastoral care and climate of awareness will all contribute to the goal of an environment free from illegal substances, this set of documents and resources also recognises the complexity of many situations confronting principals, staff and families.

  • Pastoral Care Policy & Procedures
    Student Action and Possible Consequence Summary.

  • Suspension and Exclusion Policy Statement
    Procedures for suspension, negotiated transfer and exclusion of students in Catholic systemic schools in the Diocese of Parramatta.

  • Suspension, Negotiated Transfer & Exclusion of Students in Catholic Systemic Schools
    As a system of schools, the Diocese of Parramatta establishes policies and procedures that inform and support the learning outcomes of students under its care. By enrolling in one of our Catholic systemic schools students and parent(s)/carer(s) agree to support these policies and procedures.


System Policies

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

  Complaint Handling Policy

This policy supports responding to concerns or grievances raised by school community members.

  Complaint Handling Procedures and Guidelines

This document outlines the options and the informal and formal process for raising concerns and managing grievances within our educational communities.

  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.

  Alumni collection notice

Applicable from 12 March 2014

  Australian Privacy Principles

Applicable from 12 March 2014

  Employment Collection Notice

Applicable from 12 March 2014

  Privacy Statement

Applicable from 12 March 2014

  Privacy Compliance Manual

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.

  Standard Collection Notice

Applicable from 12 March 2014

  Volunteer and Contractor Collection Notice

Applicable from 12 March 2014

  BOSTES Governance Procedures

The BOSTES Governance Procedures respond to new requirements of the BOSTES Registration Systems and Member Non-government Schools (NSW) Manual.

  Stewardship Policy

This policy sets out the accountabilities for responsible governance and management of CEDP resources

  AntiBullying Procedures

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

  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.

  Child Protection Procedures

Replaces former Child Protection Policy

  Suspension Transfer Expulsion and Exclusion Procedures

Revised Sept2013 - includes additional requirement to advise EDS when withdrawing a student during suspension

  Weapons Procedure

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


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