Policies and Procedures
The framework in which our school operates.
Holy Family has a number of school-based policies and procedures that govern various aspects of our school life.
Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese (CSPD), also provides advice and recommendations on educational and administrative policies and priorities, and monitors policy implementation.
Policies and Procedures
Governance Risk and ComplianceModern Slavery StatementCSPD's Modern Slavery statement focuses on confronting modern slavery and ensure that our supply chains respect the dignity and value of each person.Whistleblower PolicyThe purpose of this policy is to encourage reporting of corrupt conduct, maladministration and serious and substantial wrongdoing without fear of reprisal or detrimental treatment.
Professional LearningAccreditation to Work Teach and Lead in CSPDThis Policy sets out how CSPD will classify and manage the accreditation of all teaching, non-teaching and CSPD staff.
SafeguardingCode of Conduct When Working With Children and StudentsThis Code of Conduct is to inform staff members of CSPD of the standards of behaviour and other requirements that must be adhered to when working in an organisation which delivers services to children and studentsSafeguarding ProceduresThis document outlines the procedures that must be followed by staff members when responding to concerns relating to children and young persons and any alleged breach of the CSPD Code of Conduct When Working With Children and Students.Working with Children CheckCSPD has in place a variety of strategies to ensure child safe schools and communities are maintained including the obligation for all staff members undertaking child-related work to hold a valid NSW Working with Children Check clearance.
School CommunityCSPD Family and School Partnership PrinciplesCSPD and its schools, value parents and carers as partners and this partnership is critical in supporting each child to achieve their best throughout their learning and faith journey.Enrolment PolicyThis Policy provides information about the enrolment principles, enrolment criteria and procedures for Parents/Carers seeking to enrol a child into a CSPD School.Guidelines for Parents and Carers in Raising ComplaintsThe objectives of this document are to provide information on raising a complaint.School Fees PolicyThe purpose of this Policy is to ensure fair and equitable school fee assistance and collection processes across all schools in the Diocese of Parramatta.
StaffCode of Conduct PolicyThis document sets out the obligations, responsibilities and standards of behaviour Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese (CSPD) requires of its staff members.Preventing Discrimination, Harassment and Bullying PolicyCatholic Schools Parramatta Diocese (CSPD) is committed to providing a workplace free from discrimination, harassment and bullying.
StudentsBanned Substances Student ProcedureThis Procedure covers the possession, use and distribution of alcohol, tobacco, vaping devices, illegal drugs or other banned substances. (Updated Feb 2023)Bullying Prevention and Response ProcedureThe purpose of this procedure is to prevent bullying through the creation of safe, respectful & supportive school cultures & responding to bullying behaviour in ways that are just & effective, with a focus on safety, restoring relationships.Externally Funded Therapy and Allied Health Providers in Schools PolicyThis document provides information around externally funded therapy for students and Allied Health providers in school.Guidelines for Supervising University Student PlacementThese guidelines apply to all university students who have been accepted into a professional experience placement at a CSPD school in the fields of social work and psychology.Student Attendance PolicyCentral to championing diversity and equity is our commitment towards the attendance of all students. This Policy sets out the requirements for all staff managing, recording, reporting and monitoring student attendance at CSPD schools.Student Attendance ProceduresSchool attendance plays a critical role in enhancing the lives of children and young people. Every day of attendance adds to a student's opportunity to learn, develop and experience success in education. Attendance is a core responsibility of schools.Student Use of Digital Devices and Online Services Policy - ExternalThis Policy is about Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese (CSPD) students’ use of Digital Devices and Online Services in School-Related Settings.Student Wellbeing FrameworkThe framework is made up of five strategies which enhance the school-wide focus on student wellbeing, safety and welcome for students of CSPD.Student Wellbeing PolicyThis Policy states that principles followed when making decision about students. It is based on an acknowledgement that parents and carers are the first and most important educators of their children.Student exemption proceduresThese procedures outline the conditions upon which a child may be exempt from being enrolled at and attending school (Implemented 2017)Suspension, Transfer and Exclusion Procedure EXTERNALCSPD 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.Weapons ProceduresCSPD is committed to ensuring that all its sites are places of safety for students, staff and other persons attending those places.
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