Bethany Primary 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 with relation to a number of key issues.
Policies and Procedures
Policies And 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 Education Diocese of Parramatta promotes and maintains positive relationships and harmonious working environments. This document outlines the principles CEDP will follow when dealing with complaints.
The primary purpose of collecting alumni information is to enable us to inform you about our activities and the activities of Aquinas College and to keep alumni members informed about other members (Updated 2020)
The Information Policy sets out how Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP), its schools and related services obtain and release personal information from and to third parties
This Policy Policy sets out how the CEDP manages the personal and sensitive information we collect and hold. (Sept 2021)
The Standard Collection Notice outlines the types of personal information, including sensitive information about students, parents or guardians, and how that information is used. (updated Sept 2021)
In applying to provide your services you will be providing our schools, Catholic Early Learning Centres (CELCs), Catholic Out of School Hours Care services (COSHCs) and offices with personal information (Updated 2020)
This 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 CEDP Code of Conduct When Working With Children and Students.
Code of Conduct - last reviewed Feb 2021 - 004 of 2019
This Code of Conduct is to inform staff members of CEDP of the standards of behaviour and other requirements that must be adhered to when working in an organisation which delivers services to children and students
Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) is committed to providing a workplace free from discrimination, harassment and bullying.
CEDP 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.
This statement is made on behalf of the Diocese of Parramatta. For 2020, the statement focuses on work performed within the Diocese's largest agency, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta.
The purpose of this policy is to encourage reporting of corrupt conduct, maladministration and serious and substantial wrongdoing without fear of reprisal or detrimental treatment.
The Anti-Bullying Procedures provide a framework for school communities to work together to prevent and address issues of student bullying (Implemented 2017)
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)
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)
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)
These procedures outline the conditions upon which a child may be exempt from being enrolled at and attending school (Implemented 2017)
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)
CEDP 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
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)
This document informs staff members of their obligations and responsibilities when using ICT and social media for work-related purposes and, in limited circumstances, personal purposes.
This document informs students of their obligations and responsibilities when using ICT and social media for learning purposes and, in limited circumstances, personal purposes.