Liddiard Road Primary School is committed to providing a child safe and child friendly environment, where students are safe and feel safe.
Our child safety and wellbeing policies outline the measures and strategies we have in place to support, promote and maintain the safety and wellbeing of our students.
As valuable partners in promoting and maintaining child safety and wellbeing at Liddiard Road Primary School we welcome and encourage your feedback.
If you have any suggestions, comments or questions in relation to our child safe policies and practices, please contact office staff on 51 741795 to organise a meeting with a member of the leadership team.
Our school has a number of policies which are available on request. Policies are updated as required by the Department of Education.
In Victoria, all schools must meet the minimum standards for school registration. The minimum standards provide a foundation for quality schools through:
• good governance• strong financial management• effective curriculum• sound teaching practices• safe environments for children.
The following policies support us in these aims and in meeting the minimum standards.
Statement of Values and Phiosophy
Administration of Medication Policy
Asthma Action Plan
Bullying Prevention Policy
Camps and Excursions Policy
Child Safety and Wellbeing
Child safety Code of Conduct
Child Safety Responding and Reporting
Duty of Care
First Aid Policy
Health Care Needs
Inclusion and Diversity
Photographing, Filming and Recording Students
Student Wellbeing and Engagement
Yard Duty Supervision
The Camps, Sport and Excursion Funds (CSEF) is provided by the Government to help meet the educational needs of your children. To be eligible for CSEF, families must have a current Health Care Card. Full details are available from the office.
At the start of each year parents are asked to fill out a permission form giving authority for head checks. If your child is found to have headlice you will be notified about the need to keep your child home un,l treatment has occurred. Your child must be treated before they can return to school.
In the event of a serious injury or sickness at school, parents will be contacted immediately, or if unavailable, the emergency person listed on the child's file will be contacted. In the case of an emergency an ambulance will be called immediately.
All medication forms for students must be kept at the first aid office. Students who suffer from asthma must have an Asthma Plan completed and filed at the office. This should be updated regularly. It is important that the school is informed of any ongoing illness or medical problems your child may have.
Infectious DiseasesWhen a child is diagnosed as having an infectious disease they have to be excluded from school according to the guidelines set out in the Education Department Exclusions table.
Medical If your child suffers from asthma or anaphylaxis you will need to have an up to date completed by your child’s doctor, and kept on file at the school. If your child has a potentially serious medical condition or allergy, please contact the office to discuss a Student Medical Condition Management Plan so that we can provide the best possible care for your child.
All tablets/medicine and directions must be taken to the office and must be in its original packaging. If your child requires medicine to be administered at school please ensure the Medication Authorisation form is completed and returned to the school.
Money & Notices sent to SchoolAll money and notices sent to school MUST be handed in via the office by 8.45am. On occasions that money and notices are sent to school, eg. excursions, book club, etc. please put it in SEALED, LABELLED ENVELOPES.
Clearly indicate your child’s name, grade, room number, excursion and amount on the front of the envelope. Multiple returns should be in separate envelopes.
Punctuality, Attendance & Absence
Safe Arrival and Departure of Students The school provides yard supervision from 8:30 onwards. Once entering the school grounds students are to remain on site until dismissal time.
Students are dismissed at 3.00pm. The school provides yard supervision until 3:15.
Car ParkingThe parking of any vehicle inside the school grounds is at the discretion of the principal. The staff car park is for use by staff members only, and will be clearly signposted as such. Parents or visitors who park in the staff car park will be reminded of the need to park elsewhere.
No person other than a staff member is to drive a vehicle onto the school grounds without prior approval from the school principal or his / her delegate. Sufficient disabled car parking will be available and monitored.
Medication Authorisation Form
Student permissions Form