Procedures & Policies

If You …

… ARE ABSENT FROM THE COLLEGE

  1. Ring the Absence Hotline on 5973 1098 and leave a message.
  2. On the day you return bring a note of explanation signed by a parent/guardian. Please ensure your name, Form and the absence date(s) are on the note and deliver it to your Form Teacher or the Attendance Officer.
  3. Absence notes can be found at the back of the diary.

… ARE LATE TO COLLEGE

  1. Bring a note from your parent/guardian stating the reasons why, and take this to the Attendance Officer. You will receive a Late Pass entry which is given to your class teacher.
  2. If you do not have a note you must report to the Attendance Officer to receive a Late Pass. A note of explanation must be brought in on the next College day.

… NEED TO LEAVE COLLEGE EARLY FOR ANY REASON

  1. Bring a dated note from your parent/guardian stating clearly your name, the reason, the time you need to leave and your Form Group.
  2. Take the note to the Attendance Officer by Recess for an early leave pass.
  3. Show your pass to the Classroom Teacher at the time of leaving.

… ARE OUT OF UNIFORM

  1. Bring a note from your parent/guardian stating the reason.
  2. Take this note to your Form Teacher before school to receive a Uniform Pass.
  3. If you have no note, you must still obtain a Uniform Pass.
  4. Detentions are given for non compliance with these expectations.

… HAVE TO LEAVE THE CLASSROOM DURING A LESSON

  1. An Out of Class Permission Sheet is at the back of the diary. This needs to be signed by the teacher.
  2. Go straight to your destination – return to class promptly.
  3. Students are not expected to need to go to the toilet during class time.

… ARE FEELING SICK AT COLLEGE

  1. Write in the Out of Class Permission Sheet and have it signed by your teacher and report to the General Office.
  2. Should you need to go home, the First Aid Attendant will telephone to have you collected from school.
  3. All students must be signed out through the First Aid Office/General Office.

… WISH TO EXIT FROM THE COLLEGE

  1. Your parent/guardian is required to make an appointment with the Assistant Principal who will organise the appropriate paperwork and procedures.

… ARE HAVING TROUBLE UNDERSTANDING YOUR WORK

  1. Speak to your Subject Teacher.
  2. Speak to your Form Teacher.
  3. Speak to Student Wellbeing.

… ARE FOUND TO BE SMOKING

  1. Smoking is totally banned anywhere on the College property.
  2. Students must not bring cigarettes, lighters or matches to school and must not be smoking while on any school sponsored activity, while travelling to and from school or in the College uniform. Sanctions apply for those smoking, or in the company of smokers.

… ARE HAVING PERSONAL DIFFICULTIES AT SCHOOL OR HOME

  1. Talk to your Form Teacher, the Student Welfare Counsellor, or to a trusted teacher or Mentor (see ‘Where to Get Assistance’ section in the student diary).