Student Safety

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 are responsible for:

  • providing duty of care to students which includes:
    • managing student supervision, visitors to school, after school collection, student privacy 
    • supporting shared parental responsibility
  • providing a safe environment which includes:
    • protection and support against bullying, abuse, assault
    • undertaking preventative measures to address the risk of inappropriate alcohol consumption, misuse of drugs
    • abiding by mandatory reporting requirements, police protocols or search and/or seizure of property guidelines
    • facilitating access to support services
  • meeting the planning and implementation requirements for excursions and activities
  • providing advice to parents about the student transport options that are available to the school
  • ensuring the appropriate use of private cars for school activities.

Related policies

The policies within this section are: