St Pius X

Catholic Primary School

Cnr Ley St and Cloister Ave,
Manning WA 6152
admin@stpiusx.wa.edu.au

Our Policies

Aboriginal Education Policy
Aboriginal people are the original inhabitants of Australia. Catholic education embraces the richness and diversity which exists within the Aboriginal nations of Australia. Catholic education is committed to maximising the learning opportunities for Aboriginal people. Catholic school communities have a responsibility to create an understanding and appreciation of Aboriginal people, their histories, cultures and spirituality.
View our Aboriginal Education Policy.

Anaphylaxis Policy
The key to prevention on anaphylaxis is identifying triggers and preventing exposure to these triggers. The School’s main aim is to assist the students in the avoidance of allergic reactions. The school, parents/caregivers and the child need to work in consultation to develop prevention strategies and ensure that Emergency Response Plans are in place for all school related activities.
View our Anaphylaxis Policy.

Anti Bullying Policy
View our Anti Bullying Policy.

Anti Bullying Charter
Bullying is repeated verbal, physical, social or psychological behaviour that is harmful and involves the misuse of power by an individual or group towards one or more persons. Bullying can happen face to face, at a distance, or through information and communication technologies.
View our Anti Bullying Charter.

Attendance Procedure
Attendance needs to be marked twice per day, using the SEQTA platform.
- Morning Attendance needs to be done by 9.15am.
- Afternoon Attendance needs to be done when children return from lunch.
View our Attendance Policy.

Selection and Use of Appropriate Texts Policy
St Pius X, as a Catholic school, aims to help students to integrate culture, faith and life. Culture is valued and St Pius X School promotes discussion and critical thought. The values and attitudes at St Pius X School are founded upon the teaching of Jesus Christ. It is these values and attitudes which inform the selection and use of texts at St Pius X School. Therefore, the selection and use of texts is a rigorous and careful process.
View our Selection and Use of Appropriate Texts Policy.

Asthma Policy
View our Asthma Policy, including Asthma Action Plan Form and Student Asthma Record Form.

Code of Conduct
The purpose of the Code of Conduct is to describe minimum standards of conduct in all behaviour and decision making to ensure the safety and well-being of students.
View our Code of Conduct.

Crisis Management Policy
As in other areas of organisational activity, this policy statement provides an indication to the school community of the scope and commitment of St Pius X School to the area of Crisis Management.
View our Crisis Management Policy.

How to Deal with a Dispute or Complaint in a Catholic School (CEOWA)
The purpose of this publication is to provide an overview of the process to be utilised in Catholic schools in the resolution of a dispute or complaint that may arise from time to time.
View the How to Deal with a Dispute or Complaint in a Catholic School (CEOWA).

Duty of Care in Schools
Children spend over one third of their waking hours at school and are dependent on care givers such as parents, child care workers or teachers to provide a safe environment.
View our Duty of Care in Schools.

Enrolment Policy
Catholic Schools exist to further the Mission of the Church. In Western Australia, the Mandate of the Bishops requires the Catholic Education Commission of Western Australia to make Catholic school education available to all Catholic children, as far as resources allow.
View our Summary Enrolment Policy.
View our Full Enrolment Policy.

Emergency Evacuation Policy
View our Emergency Evacuation Policy.

Evangelisation Plan
The purpose of the Catholic school is to play an important part in the Church’s mission of evangelisation.
View our Evangelisation Plan.

Exclusion of Students for Disciplinary Reasons Policy
St Pius X Catholic Primary School strives to create an inclusive Christian community where the message, practice and values of Jesus Christ, as proclaimed in the Gospels, are given practical expression.
View our Exclusion Policy.

External Consultants Policy
Schools recognise the valuable contributions provided by specialist services. A number of students with disabilities in Catholic schools are eligible for specialised assistance provided by various government funded support agencies / organisations. Acceptance and utilisation of these services as well as the incorporation of their recommendations in an individual student’s Individual Education Plan (IEP) is at the discretion of the principal.
View our External Consultants Policy.
View the Guidelines for the provision of therapy in Catholic Schools.

Gifted and Talented Policy
The St Pius X Catholic Primary School’s Gifted and Talented Program was therefore developed to better address the needs of the students who demonstrate high levels of ability, high levels of task commitment and/or creativity and to ensure their potential is fully developed.
View our Gifted and Talented Policy.

Healthy Food & Drink Policy
Students in Catholic schools are educated to understand that they are spiritual beings in relationship with God who live in physical bodies that require care. Catholic schools encourage students to make healthy choices for their lives including healthy food choices.
View our Healthy Food & Drink Policy.

Homework Policy
Homework is an important part of children’s education. It helps maintain communication between home and school and develops in children a sense of selfdiscipline, a sense of responsibility for their learning and pride in their achievements. Homework should be regular, relaxed, non-threatening and of benefit to the child.
View our Homework Policy.

Incident Protocol
We encourage at all times that the first person of contact for your child when an incident at school takes place is that your child speaks to his/her teacher to report the incident or seek clarification of any misunderstandings.
View our Incident Protocol.

Internet - Student Agreement
We believe that sensible guidelines and education of the student is the key to responsible and acceptable use of the Internet. There will be clear consequences and the loss of privileges for students who deliberately abuse this privilege.
View our Internet - Student Agreement.

iPad Code of Conduct Agreement Policy - Junior Primary
View our iPad Code of Conduct Agreement Policy - Junior Primary.

iPad Code of Conduct Agreement Policy
The purpose of this document is to ensure that students are aware of their responsibilities and behaviours when using their iPad.
View our iPad Code of Conduct Agreement Policy.

iPad Care Policy
Students are responsible for the general care of their iPad.
View our iPad Care Policy.

Administration of Medication to Students Policy
In line with the Catholic Education Office policy, all decisions regarding the storage and administration of medication will be the responsibility of the Principal. The following guidelines have been taken into account to help the Principal to formulate a policy.
View our Administration of Medication to Students Policy.
Download the Student Medication Request & Record

Pastoral Care Plan And Safe School Policy
Pastoral Care is the integration of the academic, social, and religious dimensions of the school’s energy so that an atmosphere of care prevails within the school community.
View our Pastoral Care Plan And Safe School Policy.

Privacy Policy
St Pius X Catholic Primary School requires information about students and their families in order to provide for the education of these students. It is important for our school to recognise the significance of protecting the information we hold.
View our Privacy Policy.

Reconciliation Policy
St Pius X Catholic Primary School recognises the need for ongoing work and reconciliation by re-affirming the human rights of all Australians, their customary laws, beliefs and traditions. Reconciliation is a work in progress.
View our Reconciliation Policy.

Reporting to Parents Policy
It is an obligation of St Pius X Catholic Primary School to operate an efficient and comprehensive reporting programme that keeps parents informed of the academic, social and behavioural progress of their children. The reporting process includes written reports, parent meetings, NAPLAN reporting and providing opportunities for parents to view the learning experiences of all students.
View our Reporting to Parents Policy.

St Pius X School Rules
View our St Pius X School Rules.

Role of Catholic Schools in Supporting Sacremental Preparation
The role of the Catholic school in supporting Sacramental programs for young people is to nurture strong partnerships between families and parishes (Mandate, para 80).
View the Role of Catholic Schools in Supporting Sacremental Preparation.

School Camps & Excursion Policy
School camps and excursions are conducted as either an integral or an incidental part of the educational program of the school.
View our School Camps & Excursion Policy.

School Fees: Setting And Collection Policy
For the purpose of this policy statement School Fees shall be considered to be tuition fees, levies and other charges (eg excursions, camp fees, amenities, book hire).
View our Setting And Collection Policy.

Signing In / Signing Out / Visitors Policy
The following procedure for Signing In and Signing Out will apply at St Pius X School. This will be in effect each day from 9am –3.05pm.
View our Sigining In / Out / Visitors Policy.

Student Management Policy
This document provides policies and procedures related to:
Behaviour Management
Bullying and Harassment
View our Student Management Policy.

Interschool Sport Selection Policy
Interschool Sport takes place throughout the year. Classes involved in Interschool Sport are the senior classes of Year 6 and Year 5.
View our Interschool Sport Selection Policy.

Strategic Plan
At St Pius X Catholic Primary School, the values lived by Jesus Christ are the foundation for everything we do.
View our Strategic Plan.

Severe Weather Procedure
Schools have a duty of care to staff and students at all times. The duty of care includes protection against inclement weather during times when students would normally be outside.
View our Severe Weather Procedure.

Sunsmart Policy
Our SunSmart Policy has been developed to ensure that all students and staff attending St Pius X Catholic Primary School are protected from skin damage caused by the harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun. It is to be implemented throughout the year.
View our Sunsmart Policy.

Uniform Policy
Wearing correct uniform encourages a sense of pride in self and school and provides consistency and equality for all students. Parents are asked to vigilantly ensure that uniform and grooming requirements are adhered to.
View our Uniform Policy.


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