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School Policies and Procedures


The School has a variety of policies and procedures in place to ensure we provide a positive and harmonious work and learning environment.

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Absences & Attendance Students who arrive late to school must report to the relevant Sub-School Reception. Parents are required to notify the School on or before the day of a student’s absence. Should leave be required for a day or more, application should be made by parents (in advance and in writing), to the Associate Principal of Sub-School. At the School we discourage student absence during term time for holidays.
Accidents and Medical Emergencies The School is committed to promoting the safety and wellbeing of its students and staff. It will minimise the risk of accidents through regular checks of the site and ensure that there are staff on the campus who are trained in First Aid.
Admissions Policy and Procedures The School is a low fee, co-educational Anglican School offering up to 15 years of interrupted learning from Pre-kindergarten to Year 12. The School adheres to the Anglican Schools Commission Enrolment and Attendance Policy and Procedures.
Anaphylaxis The School is committed to providing a safe school environment for students, staff and visitors. The School wishes to protect those students who suffer from severe allergies and could be in danger of life threatening anaphylactic reaction.
Animal Ethics The School acknowledges that animals can enrich learning experiences for all students and that all animals must be treated with respect and care.
Anglican Vision and Values of our School As an ASC School we seek to demonstrate and advocate to our students, Staff and the wider community the worth of the ASC’s six principal values.
Anti-Bullying The purpose of this policy is to maintain a positive climate of respectful relationships where bullying is less likely to occur.
Awards Policy: Student Colours, Honours & Service The School wishes to recognise the outstanding and exceptional achievement of its students in a variety of School activities - Academic, Cultural and Sporting- through enabling students to be awarded Colour and/or Honour Awards for these achievements. The School also wishes to recognise those students who provide outstanding service to the School by the granting of Service Awards.
Assessment and Reporting Policy The School aims to report the achievement of students to parents and the School community as appropriate, in the form of Reports to parents, Annual Reports or Reports to the board or other governing bodies.
Assessment Policy - Senior School This Assessment Policy conforms to the School Curriculum and Standards Authority (SCSA) guidelines. It refers to any type of School Assessment for Years 10, 11 and 12. Policy includes responsibility of the School, student and parents/guardians, assessment policy penalties, late submission of assessments and student absence on an assessment day.
Booklist Procedures The School supplier for all year groups is Officemax. Orders can be placed online or in store. The booklists detailing stationery requirements can be found on the Parent Portal.
Bus Etiquette Students are to remember that when travelling on a bus, behaviour is to always be of the highest standard. When on a bus, students are publicly demonstrating standards and behaviour to the community at large. They should ensure that they follow the bus driver’s and their teachers’ direction at all times.
Bushfire Management Policy Bush fires occur regularly in Western Australia often with little warning. Depending on a number of circumstances and conditions a bushfire may pose a threat to school property and more seriously staff and students.
Budgets Associate Principals of Sub-Schools have overall responsibility for monitoring expenditure in their respective Sub-School. Heads of Department coordinate specific budgets and report to the appropriate Associate Principal.
Cafe The Waves Café seeks to achieve an appropriate balance between the preferences and demands for various types of food and drink and promoting the sale and consumption of healthy food. A menu is made available at the beginning of each Term via the School Portal.
Car Park It is an expectation that all members of the community using the Elliston Parade and Salerno Drive Car Parks follow the guidelines and rules as set out in this policy.
Charity and Fundraising 2018 As an Anglican Schools Commission School, (ASC) Peter Moyes Anglican Community School seeks to “promote social, ethical, civic and environmental responsibilities.” (WAASA Ethos statement.) We support the ASC values with a focus on; Faith by living by gospel values, Justice by demonstrating fairness, compassion and conviction.
Chapel Peter Moyes Anglican Community School is a Christian School in the Anglican tradition. An important part of Christian life and faith development is the practice of community worship. All students participate in weekly Chapel Services at an age appropriate level.
Co-Curricular Whilst great schools have a strong teaching and learning focus, they also understand the importance of offering their students a diverse co-curricular programme. This is consistent with the focus of the School on the needs of the whole person - intellectual, spiritual, emotional, physical and social.
Co-Curricular - Staff Members of staff are required to contribute to the Co-curricular Programme. This is an integral part of School life, offering students a range of sporting, musical, dramatic, public speaking, recreational and outdoor pursuits together with opportunities for community service and academic enrichment.
Code of Business Practice 1. The School will observe and comply with all Laws applicable to the conduct of its business. 2. The School expects certain legal and ethical standards of its employees and this policy and procedures document is intended to promote honest and ethical conduct. 3. It is the personal responsibility of each employee to adhere to the standards and restrictions imposed by the Law and/or this Code of Business Conduct applicable to his/her assigned duties and responsibilities. 4. The School will adhere to the relevant legislation as set out in the Commonwealth Administrative Guidelines for non-government schools:
Code of Conduct - Student Peter Moyes Anglican Community School is committed to providing a child -safe environment which safe guards all students and is committed to promoting practices which provides for the safety, wellbeing and welfare of our children and young people.
Code of Conduct Procedural Guidelines - Staff Peter Moyes Anglican Community School is committed to providing a child -safe environment which safe guards all students and is committed to promoting practices which provides for the safety, wellbeing and welfare of our children and young people.
Code of Conduct - Staff Peter Moyes Anglican Community School is committed to providing a child -safe environment which safe guards all students and is committed to promoting practices which provides for the safety, wellbeing and welfare of our children and young people.
Code of Conduct - Parents At Peter Moyes Anglican Community School, we aim to provide an open, welcoming, inclusive and safe environment for all. We believe that parents are valuable contributors in the life of our School. Our School Values are outlined in the School Website, which has been developed with the School Council, members of the School Executive and Staff and members of the School community
Communication Policy The School operates with the belief that ‘it takes a whole village to raise a child’. With this in mind, community interest and involvement is paramount in the delivery of educational outcomes for students.
Combination Locks for Year 7-12 Lockers All students from Year 7 to Year 12 are required to purchase a master keyed combination lock from the School with which to lock their locker. This model of combination lock has a master key so that a locker can be opened by the Associate Principal of Sub-School in special circumstances. Due to the master key provision through the spine of the lock they cannot be bought independently; and must be supplied through the School.
Community and School We are endeavouring to build positive relationships between students, families, teachers, the Church and the wider community.
Copyright Student guidelines for the use of print resources, websites, sound recordings, digital recordings, podcasts and YouTube videos.
Curriculum - Middle School Middle School student Assessment Policy (including assessment tasks, plagiarism and tests/examinations), Curriculum Overview, and Homework Policy.
Curriculum - Primary School Curriculum overview and Homework Policy for Primary School students.
Curriculum - Senior School Middle School student Assessment Policy (including tasks and in-class assessments, assessments and plagiarism), Curriculum Overview and Homework Policy.
Daily Times 2018 Primary School Students on site (not involved in Co-Curricular activities) are to report to the Primary School Reception after 3.00 pm. Middle/ Senior School Students on site (not involved in Co-Curricular activities) are to report to Main, / Middle or Senior School Reception (as appropriate) after 3.15pm.
Discipline Policy includes information about consequences for minor misdemeanours or infringements and seniors infringements or repeated infringements, details of the School’s Behaviour Management Plan and Resolution Process.
Digital Storage Media Guidelines 2018 Purchasing Digital Storage Media, for use by teachers or students is the same as the purchase of any resources for use at School when determining the educational benefit.
Dispute and Complaint Resolution The School seeks to be a caring Christian community, where people are in harmony with each other. Therefore, this policy is designed to assist staff, students and parents to resolve conflict in an appropriate and satisfactory way.
Drugs Alcohol and Smoking - Students The School takes a serious view of the use and abuse of tobacco, alcohol and illegal drugs and wishes to adopt and project a policy which attempts to counter the possession and abuse of any illicit drug by students. The following guidelines and procedures have been formulated.
Drugs Alcohol and Smoking - Staff The School takes a serious view of the use and abuse of tobacco, alcohol and illegal drugs and wishes to adopt and project a policy which attempts to counter the possession and abuse of any illicit drug by staff. The following guidelines and procedures have been formulated.
Electronic Communication This Policy specifies the conditions applying to the use of the electronic communication system of the School. Electronic communications include, but are not limited to, all facsimile, internet, intranet , messaging and email activities and/or communications and all related applications.
Electronic Communication Student Guidelines The School’s network is provided for students to conduct research, study, and communicate with others. Access to network services will be provided to students who agree to act in a considerate and responsible manner, in accordance with the guidelines and procedures set out below.
Emergency and Crisis Management Plan This policy details how, in the event of a Critical Incident or Emergency occurring, the School would respond in order to minimise the impact of the Critical Incident an d/or Emergency on students, staff and the continued operation and activities of the School, by describing: 1. The systems that Peter Moyes Anglican Community School has in place to minimise the risk of being faced with a Crisis or emergency; and 2. In the event of such an incident occurring, the recommended procedures to be followed in order to effectively manage the event
Examination Rules and Responsibilities An examination is a summative assessment used to provide feedback to teachers and students over the course of instruction. The goal of assessment is to gain an understanding of what students know, and what they do not, in order to make responsive changes in teaching and learning.
Examination Rules and Responsibilities - Senior School Relevant to Senior School students in Years 10, 11 and 12. Policy includes start times, reading time, authorised materials, communication between candidates, late arrival / early finish, end of examination protocols, behaviour, asking questions during examination time, examination materials, examination venue, sickness / absence and calculator guidelines.
Excursions, Incursions & Camps Procedures The School aims to meet the needs of every student. These needs include the personal development of our students from an intellectual, spiritual, emotional, physical and social perspective. As a school and a community we recognise that experiences outside the classroom contribute greatly to an individual’s personal development.
Excursions, Incursions & Camps Procedures The School aims to meet the needs of every student. These needs include the personal development of our students from an intellectual, spiritual, emotional, physical and social perspective. As a school and a community we recognise that experiences outside the classroom contribute greatly to an individual’s personal development.
Finance Policy Fees and charges are set annually by the School Council and approved by the Anglican Schools’ Commission. School Fee Statements will be sent out to families prior to the first day of each Term and are payable 14 days from the Statement date, unless there is a Payment Arrangement in place by Direct Debit or Credit Card.
First Aid Policy The School is committed to promoting the safety and wellbeing of its students and staff and will provide a first aid service for students, staff and visitors.
Food and Nutrition (Including Nut Awareness) The School is committed to providing a safe environment for students, staff and visitors and seeks to promote healthy choices in relation to food and nutrition. The School supports healthy eating and has a vital role to play in helping to reduce the worldwide epidemic of obesity. Cafe staff, parents and other school staff can be positive role models and champions to endorse health promotion in the School.
Good Standing Policy - Senior School The Good Standing Policy is the Senior School’s approach to discipline, expected standards of student behaviour, School Uniform and personal grooming expectations, the Computer Netbook Programme, the Homework Policy, attendance and punctuality, and other related issues.
Good Standing Policy (Abridged) - Senior School The Good Standing Policy is the Senior School’s approach to discipline, expected standards of student behaviour, School Uniform and personal grooming expectations, the Computer Netbook Programme, the Homework Policy, attendance and punctuality, and other related issues.
Homework Kindergarten and Pre-Primary students are not allocated homework, although we do encourage home reading. As a guideline, Pre-Primary homework activities should include shared reading and experimental writing. Kindergarten students are able to borrow story sacks from the Kindergarten library during Semester Two of each year.
Instrumental Music The School’s Instrumental Music programme is open to students of all ages. Professional tutors come into the School and conduct instrumental lessons once a week during School time.
IT Policy Policy includes privacy, storage capacity, prohibited behaviour, illegal copying, system integrity, use of social media, consequences of a breech of policy, and use of software and external devices on the network.
Learning Technology Integration Programme User Guide User guide includes information about looking after a tablet/laptop computer, email, security, printers, network, internet, battery, anti-virus software, other software, technical support, Learning Management System (LMS) and using a device in the classroom environment.
Learning Technology Information Programme (LTIP) The vision for Peter Moyes Anglican Community School (‘The School’) is to utilize information technologies to enhance the School’s teaching and learning environment; an environment that is rich, diverse, dynamic and collaborative, and that extends beyond the internal boundaries of a classroom and campus.
Learning Technology Integration Programme Policy Guide The vision for Peter Moyes Anglican Community School (‘The School’) is to utilize information technologies to enhance the School’s teaching and learning environment; an environment that is rich, diverse, dynamic and collaborative, and that extends beyond the internal boundaries of a classroom and campus. Our goal is to empower students to become literate, self-directed learners, flexible problem solvers and productive members of a technology-oriented society.
Lost Property Named property when found will be returned to its owner. Unnamed and unclaimed property is held at Sub-School Receptions. At the end of each term, unclaimed property is either given to the Uniform Shop for sale or to a charity. It is strongly advised that all items of clothing be labelled clearly.
Medication Administration The School is committed to promoting the safety and wellbeing of its students and staff and recognises that some students will need to access medications on a temporary or regular basis for medical conditions.
Media and Publications The School shares information and produces various School publications, including Social Media, Websites, Newsletters, Magazines, Yearbooks, Handbooks, Guides, Reports and a Prospectus.
Mobile Phone Policy Mobile phone use by students should only be in cases of emergency or genuine need. Breaches of these rules will result in the mobile phone being confiscated and privileges restricted or withdrawn. Confiscated mobile phones will need to be collected from Sub-School Reception by the parent/guardian of the student.
Non-Uniform Day Student Dress The dress and personal grooming of students should, at all times, reflect the high standards expected by the School. Dress should be 'smart casual'.
Pastoral Care Knowing the child is the basis of our Pastoral Care System. Pastoral care is central to the structure of the School and underpins the daily interactions and relationships that are so important for success in other areas.
Parent Supervisor Guidelines for Examinations The aim of the Parent Supervisors who act as Invigilators is to assist in the smooth and professional execution of the examination. Empathy, tact and vigilance are important qualities of an Invigilator.
Parents’ & Friends’ Association The Parents’ and Friends’ Association aims to further the educational, social and financial interests of the School. All Committee positions are open for election at the Association’s Annual General Meeting. Committee meetings are held throughout the year. All members are welcome to attend. All parents are expected to contribute their services to the School in such areas as assisting teachers, fund raising and social events.
Privacy This Privacy Policy details how we protect your privacy and how the School complies with the requirements of the Federal Government’s Privacy Act and its 13 Australian Privacy Principles. Policy includes collection, use, storage, security and disclosure of personal information.
Photographs of Students The School shares and publishes information and produces various School publications and community based documents, including Newsletters, Magazines, Pamphlets, Banners, Yearbooks, Handbooks, Guides, Reports and a Prospectus. These publications include photographs and/or videos of students, examples of their work and/or their names associated with various School activities.
Publications & Media The policy provides that images of students may, from time to time, be used for the purpose of publicity and/or marketing of the School in external publications and media coverage authorised by the School.
Social Media Policy The School’s Social Media Policy sets out the Terms of Use for Social Media platforms, including Facebook.
Sun Protection The School’s sun hat policy and sun protection complies with the Cancer Council’s requirements. All students must have their sun hats at school on every school day.
Student IT Policy The School’s ICT network is provided for students to conduct research, study, and communicate with others. Student use of the ICT Network must take place in accordance with the following guidelines and procedures.
School Improvement The School Improvement Plan articulates the key strategies intended to deliver improvement in our central mission to nurture the whole person in a holistic approach.
School Curriculum Plan The School aims to report the achievement of students to parents and the School community as appropriate, in the form of Reports to parents, Annual Reports or Reports to the board or other governing bodies.
School Curriculum Evaluation The Peter Moyes School Curriculum Plan is an aspirational document which guides teacher practice at the School in line with the K-10 Western Australian Curriculum Outline and the School Curriculum and Standards Authority Senior Secondary Schooling.
Students Driving to School Any student of legal driving age who intends to drive to and from the school, either on a regular basis or occasionally, must comply with the Student Driving Guidelines and is required to complete the Parent Permission and Student Agreement Form, Vehicle Parking Permission Form and if necessary, ensure the Passenger Permission Form is also completed.
School Uniform It is expected that children come to School each day in correct uniform. Correct uniform must also be worn when travelling to and from School. Students must meet the requirement that their dress and personal appearance reflect the high standards expected. This is of particular importance when students are seen in uniform in the wider community. Students are also expected to maintain the code of personal appearance on the sports field, or as spectators.
Supervision of Parent Assistance Parent assistance is vital to the community development of the School, and it also assists significantly in the practical day-to-day operations. It is important for staff to acknowledge and understand that many parent volunteers are not skilled in working with children in specific ways. They will need to be briefed and, if necessary, steered towards activities for which they are suited.
Staff- Parent Communication Parental involvement and understanding of what occurs at this school is fundamentally important to the ethos of the School. Where students are of an appropriate age, their involvement is important for the same reasons. We should always aim for greater student ownership of their own learning and increase parental knowledge, understanding and support for student learning, school practices, attitudes and routines
School Behaviour Management Policy Peter Moyes Anglican Community School promotes values that are in keeping with the Christian ethos. We are an Anglican school that values spirituality, excellence, honesty, respect, acceptance and justice. These values underpin our expectations of how students should behave
School Behaviour Management Procedures Peter Moyes Anglican Community School promotes values that are in keeping with the Christian ethos. We are an Anglican school that values spirituality, excellence, honesty, respect, acceptance and justice. These values underpin our expectations of how students should behave.
Special Provisions in WACE and School Based Examinations Policy and Guidelines The School Curriculum and Standards Authority recognises that individual students, under circumstances outlined in this policy document, may need special external assessment arrangements to allow them to demonstrate their knowledge, skills and understandings within certain courses.
Travelling to and from School The means of transport to and from School are manifold e.g. car, bus, walking, train, bicycle. Bicycles, scooters or skateboards are not permitted to be used on the School’s campus. Students using bicycles must comply with their legal obligations to wear a helmet. Students using scooters and/or skateboards as a means of transport to and from School are encouraged to wear helmets for their safety.
Reach Program The School recognises the needs of individual students differs and that no single method of teaching supports all students. All students will access a broad and balanced curriculum. The School aims to provide support which ensures all students are supported to reach their full potential, through the provision of programs which will support or extend every student to access a broad and balanced curriculum
Review of Student Learning The School recognises that it has an obligation to respond dynamically to the learning needs of each student, therefore an ongoing process for the review of student learning is in place.
Reach Programme The School recognises the needs of individual students differs and that no single method of teaching supports all students. All students will access a broad and balanced curriculum.
Vocational Education Training (VET) Guidelines The School provides students in Years 10 to 12 with Vocational Education Training (VET) through delivery of Certificate I, II and III nationally accredited courses, under Registered Training Organisations (RTO). It also delivers courses for students through the combination of VET and Authority-developed Workplace Learning (ADWPL).
Workplace Learning Guidelines The School provides students in Years 10 to 12 with Vocational Education Training (VET) through delivery of Certificate I, II and III nationally accredited courses, under Registered Training Organisations (RTO). It also delivers courses for students through the combination of VET and Authority-developed Workplace Learning (ADWPL).

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