Prevention

From Term 1 2017, Victorian government and Catholic schools will use the new Victorian Curriculum F-10. Curriculum related information is currently being reviewed and may be subject to change.

For more information on the curriculum, see:
The Victorian Curriculum F–10 - VCAA

Schools undertake a range of activities to support preventative health approaches including:

  • encouraging health care through:
    • access to dental services
    • application of sun and uv protection strategies
  • minimising risks of contracting:
    • blood borne viruses
    • infectious diseases including by supporting immunisation
    • head lice
  • gathering information:
    • to plan for individual health care needs
    • using health support planning forms.

Related policies

The policies within this section are: