Policies


2016 - 2018 Evangelisation Plan


To evangelise is to be willing to share the good news about God with others. The Holy Father explained that Evangelism is “to serve men and women by revealing to them the love of God made manifest in Jesus Christ” (Mission of the Redeemer 42).
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Discipline Policy and Behaviour Management Guidelines


St Benedict’s School is committed to the development of the whole person, since in Christ, the perfect being, all human values find their fulfilment and unity. To achieve this goal a fair discipline policy needs to be in place, which allows all students, enrolled at the school to be in an environment that is conducive to learning and which allows the students to feel safe and valued.
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Crisis Management Plan


Crisis can be considered as any situation faced by staff or students that causes them to experience unusually strong emotional actions, which may have the potential to interfere with their ability to perform at the scene or later.
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St Benedict’s School Code of Conduct for Child Safety


The purpose of the Code of Conduct is to describe minimum standards of conduct in all behaviour and decision making to ensure the safety and well-being of students.
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'Crunch & Sip' Policy


‘Crunch & Sip’ is a set break for students to eat fruit or salad vegetables and drink water in the classroom. St. Benedict’s School has introduced ‘Crunch & Sip’ to support students in establishing healthy eating habits whilst at school.
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Differentiation Policy


At St Benedict’s we believe that children are a gift from God, capable of reaching their own potential given the right learning environment. We strive to create a differentiated curriculum through in class activities and inquiry based learning, which offers and fosters growth for all children. We hope that an education at St Benedict’s allows for each child to strive for greatness.
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Enrolment Policy


St Benedict’s School exists to further the mission of the Church. In Western Australia, the Mandate of the Bishops requires St Benedict’s Catholic Primary School to make Catholic school education available to all Catholic children, as far as resources allow.
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Healthy Food and Drink Policy


Students at St Benedict’s School are educated to understand that they are spiritual beings in relationship with God who live in physical bodies that require care. The students of St Benedict’s are encouraged to make healthy choices for lives including healthy food choices.
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Pastoral Care Policy


Pastoral Care in Catholic schools refers to the Ministry of care and counselling provided by staff, parents and the community with a focus on healing, reconciling, guiding and sustaining the personal wellbeing in each person.
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Parent Teacher Communication Policy


Our focus is to provide the students in our care with the best possible opportunity to learn and reach their potential. We strive to work together as a team with parents to achieve this.
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School Camps and Excursions Policy


‘School camps and excursions’ are defined as activities generally conducted away from the school campus for educational and/or religious purposes. In special circumstances, a camp or excursion could take place at a school campus.
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Students with Special Learning Needs Policy and Procedures


As students with special learning needs enter mainstream schooling, the educational progress of these students is the responsibility of the whole school, not just the classroom or support teacher.
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Student Attendance Policy


It is widely recognised that students need to attend school on a regular basis to gain the maximum benefit from schooling in order to optimise their life opportunities.
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Student Leadership Policy


Genuine leadership calls us to serve others in order to create a more peaceful and compassionate world. Leaders strive to embody leadership with love and compassion for the sake of others, themselves and the world.
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SunSmart School Policy


Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world. This is largely due to our climate, our proximity to the equator and our love of the great outdoors. Research indicates that childhood sun exposure is an important contributing factor to the development of skin cancer.
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Teaching, Assessment and Reporting Policy


Assessment is integral to all aspects of learning not just because it is required, but because it allows us to judge the effectiveness of the learning process for those presenting the material and those learning as a result of its use. It allows educators to review, refine and improve what is offered.
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Issues & Concerns Policy


In the event that you have some issues or concerns regarding your child’s schooling we would ask that follow the process below.
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Social Media Policy


Social Media refers to the means of interactions among people in which they create, share, and exchange information and ideas in virtual communities and networks. Social Media: refers to all social networking sites.
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