Policy Documents http://iramoops.vic.edu.au/parents/tag-policy/Array Thu, 24 May 2018 13:49:27 +1000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb iramoo.ps@edumail.vic.gov.au (Iramoo Primary School) Anaphylaxis Management http://iramoops.vic.edu.au/component/weblinks/weblink/11-anaphylaxis http://iramoops.vic.edu.au/component/weblinks/weblink/11-anaphylaxis Anaphylaxis is a severe, rapidly progressive allergic reaction that is potentially life threatening. The most common allergens in school aged children are peanuts, eggs, tree nuts (e.g. cashews), cow’s milk, fish and shellfish, wheat, soy, sesame, latex, certain insect stings and medication.

The key to prevention of anaphylaxis in schools is knowledge of students who have been diagnosed at risk, awareness of triggers (allergens), and prevention of exposure to these triggers. Partnerships between schools and parents are important in ensuring that certain foods or items are kept away from the student while at school.

Adrenaline given through an EpiPen® autoinjector to the muscle of the outer mid thigh is the most effective first aid treatment for anaphylaxis.

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Anaphylaxis Management Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:48:07 +1000
Animals in School http://iramoops.vic.edu.au/component/weblinks/weblink/12-animals http://iramoops.vic.edu.au/component/weblinks/weblink/12-animals For health and safety reasons, no animals should be bought onto the premises of Iramoo Primary School without the written permission of the Principal.

All animals must be treated with the utmost respect.

We acknowledge that some animals can be unpredicatable and display unfriendly behaviour.

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Asthma http://iramoops.vic.edu.au/component/weblinks/weblink/14-asthma http://iramoops.vic.edu.au/component/weblinks/weblink/14-asthma Asthma affects many children and adults. It is important for all staff members to be aware of asthma, its symptoms and triggers, and the management of asthma in a school environment.

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Attendance http://iramoops.vic.edu.au/component/weblinks/weblink/15-attendance http://iramoops.vic.edu.au/component/weblinks/weblink/15-attendance Students of school age (five to seventeen years) who reside in Victoria are required to be in full-time attendance at a government or registered non-government school, unless they have received an exemption from the Regional Director (Schools) or under other exceptional circumstances.

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Camps http://iramoops.vic.edu.au/component/weblinks/weblink/16-camps http://iramoops.vic.edu.au/component/weblinks/weblink/16-camps To provide the children of Iramoo Primary School with a variety of social and learning experiences through attending a school camp.

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Child Safe Policy http://iramoops.vic.edu.au/component/weblinks/weblink/56-child-safe-policy http://iramoops.vic.edu.au/component/weblinks/weblink/56-child-safe-policy The Child Safe Standards are compulsory minimum standards for all Victorian early childhood services and schools, to ensure they are well prepared to protect children from abuse and neglect. The standards provide a framework for schools to review existing policies and practices and all other aspects of child safety, to ensure a ‘zero tolerance’ approach to any form of child abuse.  Access the policy documentation below to obtain further information regarding our school’s commitment to the Child Safe Standards.

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Children, Health & Welfare http://iramoops.vic.edu.au/component/weblinks/weblink/17-childrenhealthwellfare http://iramoops.vic.edu.au/component/weblinks/weblink/17-childrenhealthwellfare Our school promotes a healthy, supportive and secure environment in which our children thrive. We aim to raise awareness of what makes students resilient, develop strategies to promote positive relationships, build student connectedness to school and increase coping skills.

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Code Of Conduct http://iramoops.vic.edu.au/component/weblinks/weblink/55-code-of-conduct http://iramoops.vic.edu.au/component/weblinks/weblink/55-code-of-conduct

All staff, volunteers and school council members of Iramoo Primary School are required to observe child safe principles and expectations for appropriate behaviour towards and in the company of children, as noted below.

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Code Of Conduct Mon, 28 Nov 2016 06:37:46 +1100
Discipline http://iramoops.vic.edu.au/component/weblinks/weblink/18-discipline http://iramoops.vic.edu.au/component/weblinks/weblink/18-discipline At Iramoo Primary School we believe that all students should be engaged in a safe, caring and positive environment. All discipline at Iramoo Primary School follows the guidelines published in the *Victorian Effective Schools are Engaging Schools Policy Guidelines and the school’s Students Engagement and Inclusion Policy.

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Drug Education http://iramoops.vic.edu.au/component/weblinks/weblink/19-druged http://iramoops.vic.edu.au/component/weblinks/weblink/19-druged Illegal drug use in schools is a social, health and legal problem that needs to be addressed in accordance with protocols established between the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DET) and the Victorian Police Force. Appropriate skills, knowledge, values and attitudes will be taught to students to minimise drug-related harm, with a high priority being given to students’ welfare. Medication at school is to be processed and managed according to school procedures.

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