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.

Policies And Procedures

  Aboriginal Education Procedures

Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) is committed to enhancing the knowledge and understanding of all who work and learn in our schools about Aboriginal Australia. Implemented 2012 - Reviewed 2017.

  Catholic School Community Policy

The Catholic Church within the Diocese of Parramatta establishes schools as centres of faith and learning where students are enabled to develop personal ‘integration of faith and life’. Implemented 2012.

  Complaint Handling Policy

This policy supports responding to concerns or grievances raised by school community members. Implemented 2012 and last reviewed 2015.

  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. Implemented 2012.

  103701 Enrolment Procedures

This document outlines enrolment procedures that are followed in all Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta schools. Last updated 2017.

  103800 Enrolment Additional Needs Guidelines

All schools in the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta aim to provide appropriate educational opportunities and support for students with additional needs. Last updated 2017.

  103900 Enrolment Guidelines

The Application for Enrolment, once accepted by parents and school principal is a contractual agreement within our commitment to integration of faith and life. These Guidelines apply to every enrolment in a CEDP school. Last updated 2017.

  Enrolment Policy

CEDP schools exist to provide quality Catholic schooling. This document outlines the enrolment policy for all schools in the Diocese of Parramatta. Implemented 2014.

  Child Protection Facilities Procedures

These procedures apply to inspection of a site or facility owned or managed by Catholic Education Diocese Parramatta (CEDP) or its schools as well as assessment of the physical environment for risk of harm to children and young people. Implemented 2013.

  Alumni Collection Notice 2018

The purpose of collecting alumni information is to enable us to keep alumni members informed about events and activities. This document outlines how you may access or correct your personal information and how to complain about a breach. Implemented 2018.

  Australian Privacy Principles

This document summaries the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) which establish standards for the collection and handling of 'personal information'. Implemented 2014.

  Employment Collection Notice 2018

This document outlines how your privacy is managed when applying for employment and how you can access and seek correction of your personal information.

  Schools Privacy Compliance Manual NSW 2018

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 (www.cecnsw.catholic.edu.au).

  Standard Collection Notice 2018

This document outlines the sort of personal or sensitive information collected within Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta, how it is used and how your privacy is managed.

  Stewardship Policy

This policy sets out the accountabilities for responsible governance and management of CEDP resources. Implemented 2013.

  AntiBullying Procedures

The Anti-Bullying Procedures provide a framework for school communities to work together to prevent and address issues of student bullying. Implemented 2017.

  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. Implemented 2017.

  Child Protection Procedures

CEDP is committed to protecting the safety and wellbeing of all students. These procedures must be followed when dealing with concerns related to children and young persons and allegations relating to employees. Implemented 2013.

  Policy Procedures and Resources for Matters Involving Students and Illegal Substances

All students in the Diocese of Parramatta have the right to attend a school which is free of illegal substances. Implemented 1999 and currently under review.

  Student Attendance Completion Special Circumstances Guidelines

A child between the age of 6 and 17 may leave school only after they have completed Year 10 of secondary education or where special circumstance have been approved by the Minister for Education and Training. Implemented 2011.

  Student attendance procedures

School attendance plays a critical role in enhancing the lives of students in schools. Every day of attendance adds to a student's academic achievement and success at school. Implemented 2017.

  Student exemption procedures

These procedures outline the conditions upon which a child may be exempt from being enrolled at and attending school. Implemented 2017.

  Student Policy

This policy outlines the commitment of Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) to provide a comprehensive education to the diverse range of children and young people for the development of the whole person. Implemented 2012.

  Suspension Transfer and Exclusion Procedures

These procedures guide the process where a student’s behaviour is such that, it is appropriate to suspend a student or transfer the student to a different educational setting within the CEDP network of schools. Implemented 2017.

  Weapons Procedures

The Weapons Procedure aims to prevent prohibited weapons from being present on the school site to minimise risk to staff and students. Implemented 2017. Amended 2018.

Handbook

Our handbook covers all the information you and your child will need. Either download or print a copy (please note that due to its size this may take a minute to download).

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