Anaphylaxis is an acute allergic reaction to such things as egg, peanuts,
shellfish, bee stings and many other allergens. Anaphylaxis can be life
threatening with rapid onset and evolution of symptoms occurring soon
after exposure to the allergen.
Read the full Anaphylaxis Policy.
Behaviour Management Policy
St Joseph’s aims to assist all students in all aspects of their development as reflected in our Vision Statement. We recognise the, worth, dignity and uniqueness of every individual in our school community, whilst at the same time acknowledging that membership of a community sometimes requires modification of personal behaviour for the general good.
Read the full Behaviour Management Policy.
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.
Read the full Code of Conduct.
School Camps and Excursions Policy
The Church speaks of Catholic schools as aiming to foster the integration of faith and life, and the integration of culture and faith. These aims underpin every activity of the Catholic school’s life and curriculum (Mandate letter, 11-17).¹
School camps and excursions are conducted as either an integral or an incidental part of the educational program of the school.
Read the full School Camps and Excursions Policy.
St Joseph’s Primary School supports healthy lifestyle choices. The canteen makes food choices using the Star Choice Buyer’s Guide produced by the Western Australian School Canteen Association, and is guided by the ‘Traffic Light’ System recommended in the DET Healthy Food and Drink Policy3. In this system, Food and drinks have been rated on how good they are for you, setting the standard for all food and drink sold in public school canteens/food services. The standards make it clear what food can and cannot be sold in school canteens/food services.
Read the full Canteen Policy.
School 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 (Mandate page 50).
Read the full School Enrolment Policy.
All set policies, processes and practices, which guide day -to- day life at St Joseph’s embody the evangelising spirit of our Vision Statement which is:
We at St Joseph’s Primary School Queens Park are a faith based community which strives to recognise and respond to the image of Christ in us all, as we grow through work and prayer.
Read the full Evangelisation Policy.
Homework is an integral part of children’s education. It helps maintain communication between the school and home on a child’s academic growth and it reinforces basic skills and concepts taught in class.
Read the full Homework Policy.
Student use of Information and Communication Technology Policy (Years K-3)
Communication Technology (ICT) has been introduced into schools predominantly
through email and the internet. The availability of such resources provides the
opportunity for schools to help students develop their full potential. ICT provides
significant educational value but can pose a risk of exposure to inappropriate and
offensive material and personal safety.
Read the full ICT Policy.
Mobile Phone Policy
Mobile phones have become an important and invaluable part of our modern lifestyle.
However, inappropriate use of mobile phones can cause unnecessary distractions and
disruptions in the learning environment. Current media attention has highlighted
concerns about students using SMS to bully others.
Read the full Mobile Phone Policy.
Download the Mobile Phone Permission Note.
The Catholic school requires information about students and their families in order to provide for the education of these students.
It is important for schools to recognise the significance of protecting the information they hold. The Privacy Act 1988 directs the manner in which private sector organisations, including Catholic schools and systems, manage the personal and sensitive information of individuals.
Catholic School Retreats Policy
School retreats are an integral part of the life-long faith formation
of young people. They promote systematic, intentional
catechesis as part of the comprehensive evangelisation of
Read the full Catholic School Retreats Policy.
Throughout the term, the uniform shop is open on the following days: