Rules and policies are in place to make sure your child remains safe and well at school.
Visit the NSW Department of Education’s policy library for all current operational policies.
Our school uses the department's School Community Charter to ensure all of our communication is collaborative and respectful.
Attendance and absences
Students must attend school regularly so they can achieve their educational best and increase their career and life options.
In NSW, all children from the age of 6 are legally required to attend school or be registered for home schooling through the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA). All students must complete Year 10, or its equivalent and remain in school, employment or training until they turn 17.
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The following frameworks apply to students at our school.
Accident and injury policy
The school and school staff have a duty of care to ensure that the risk of injury to students is minimised in all school activities and at all times. From time to time accidents will occur resulting in injury to students. For such instances, accident/injury policy (PDF 121KB) has been laid out for ensuring that the risk of injury to students is minimalised.
Asthma management is a shared responsibility. To this end, each of the key groups within the Windsor Park Public School community take the oath that they comply with the asthma policy (PDF 261KB).
To record and monitor student’s attendance in order that regular attendance of students will be encouraged and to enable steps to be taken which will improve poor attendance. Attendance policy (PDF 121KB) has been laid out for parents and teachers to make sure students are complying with the rules well.
An excursion is any learning experience external to the school site. Excursions (PDF 161KB) are an important and integral part of the school curriculum and of teaching and learning programs.
First aid policy
Students often fall sick or develop an injury at school, for this reason, First aid policy (PDF 134KB) has been laid out relating to injury, accident, illness and sick bay.
Any work that children do at home needs to be acknowledged and parents and teachers should work together to ensure that children do some work at home, but not a lot of sedentary work. Check out the Homework policy (PDF 243KB) at our school for more details.
Money collection policy
Money is collected from parents/caregivers throughout the year for various excursions, performances, purchases and other activities. Money collection policy(PDF 102KB) outlines how payments can be made by parents/caregivers for various excursions, performances, purchases and other activities.
Parent/community helpers policy
Parents/caregivers and community members are welcome at Windsor Park Public School. There are numerous roles that non-school based personnel can be involved in to support the school in its core business of improving learning outcomes for students. Please read through the parent/community helpers policy (PDF 106KB) to know more about how you can help out at school.
Only school staff who hold a current certificate in administering prescribed medication is eligible to volunteer to undertake these duties within school hours. Staff without this certificate cannot be called upon or be expected to perform this duty. Please read the Prescribed medications policy (PDF 112KB) before handling any situation.
Windsor Park public school is a positive school community which promotes connectedness for students, staff and families by making them feel welcome, included and that they belong to our school community .Our school has a Student welfare policy (PDF 1131KB) which provides a caring atmosphere for students, teachers, school administrators and support staff. The policy has been developed by teachers, support staff and parents of our school. Connectedness, security, happiness and safety are seen as being of paramount importance.
Supervision of students policy
Supervision of students policy (PDF 120KB) outlines the duty of care to be exercised by teachers during school hours, and before and after school hours when students are in the school’s care and the school has assumed responsibility for the supervision of students.