Policy

Please see the below list of all policy documents.

This list is searchable and provides a brief description of each policy.

  • Newsletters

    The school and grade level newsletters are the most essential communication links between our school and the wider community. It is imperative that the newsletters are accurate, informative and contain information that will mutually benefit both school and community members.

  • Occupational Health and Safety

    This policy applies to all employees, students, visitors, volunteers and contractors in Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD) schools and offices and is readily accessible to all interested parties.

  • Peer Support

    The Peer Support Program supports positive cultural change within schools by incorporating a range of strategies developed through collaboration with members of the whole school community for the specific needs of the school. It is a dynamic peer led program that fosters the physical, social and mental wellbeing of young people and their community. The program focuses on relationships, optimism, resilience, leadership, anti-bullying, citizenship and student leadership.

  • Portable Electronic Devices

    The variety, capacity and availability of mobile digital devices are increasing daily. As a result our students have growing access to communication tools and entertainment.
    The monitoring of electronic communications and activities is fundamental to preventing inappropriate use of devices and to the management of any incidences that may occur. Only school owned electronic mobile devices are permitted to be used at school by students. No students are to bring personal portable electronic devices to school.

  • Pre Service and Work Experience

    Iramoo Primary School recognises the responsibility and duty schools have in the development of pre service teachers and work experience students seeking experience in a school environment.

  • Privacy Policy

    All staff of Iramoo Primary School are required by law to protect the personal information the school collects and holds. The Victorian privacy laws, the Information Privacy Act 2000 and Health Records Act 2001, provide for the protection of personal information. The privacy laws do not replace any existing obligations Iramoo Primary School has under other laws. Essentially this policy will apply when other laws do not regulate the use of personal information.

  • Staff Duty of Care

    In addition to their professional obligations, principals and teachers have a legal duty to take reasonable steps to protect students in their charge from risks of injury that are reasonably foreseeable.

  • Staff Health and Wellbeing

    Iramoo Primary School is committed to ensuring the safety, health and wellbeing of its staff through the provision of safe practices and procedures in the workplace.

  • Staff Leave

    Effective workforce planning assists decision making and helps to implement good staff management practices. This includes forward planning to accommodate the leave required by staff. This document provides information and advice on applying for and the granting of leave. This Policy should be read in conjunction with Ministerial Order 199 and the Department’s HR policy website HRWeb: http://www.eduweb.vic.gov.au/hrweb/default.htm

  • Student Anti-Bullying

    The school community of Iramoo Primary School aims to provide a safe, cooperative and positive learning environment. The welfare of our school community is paramount so that effective learning and socialising can take place.

  • Student Digital Technologies Agreement

    The use of digital technologies is an extremely important part of education at Iramoo Primary School. Students are able to use an increasing variety of resources to engage them and give them more ownership and responsibility for their learning. Now more than ever our children have access to the Iramoocomputer network using desktop and wireless mobile devices. As a result, students have the opportunity to use resources supplied by the school and by the Department of Education and Training (DET) such asGoogle Apps for Educationand the Internet. 

  • Student Dress Code

    The purpose of the Student Dress Code is to provide a sense of belonging and pride of association in students of Iramoo Primary School. The Dress Code promotes the safety and security of students by allowing for the ready identification of students as belonging to our school. Equality is fostered by a Dress Code common to all.

  • Student Engagement

    Produced in consultation with the school community.
    To be read in conjunction with Effective Schools are Engaging Schools and Student Engagement Policy Guideline

  • Sun Smart

    Iramoo Primary School is committed to taking steps to reduce exposure to Ultraviolet Rays (UVR) by promoting a healthy balance between too much and too little UVR. Sun protection is used from the beginning of September until the end of April and whenever the UV Index level reaches 3 and above.  From May until August, sun protection is not used unless the UV Index level reaches 3 and above.

  • Sustainability

    The purpose of Iramoo Primary School is to create an environment in which all children thrive in a world that is becoming increasingly difficult to predict.
    Sustainability is economic, social and environmental development “that meets the needs of present generations without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.”

  • Swimming

    Swimming is an integral and essential part of the Physical Education program. Becoming a confident and competent swimmer is essential to student safety, as well as increasing opportunities for both leisure and sporting pursuits.

  • Transition

    Transition to Prep

    Starting school is a major life transition for children and their families. It’s a time of change that can be both challenging and exciting, in which children and families adjust to new roles, identities and expectations, new interactions and new relationships. A successful start to school is linked to future positive school outcomes, both academically and socially. Our school endeavours to make this transition to primary school as enjoyable and trouble free as possible. 

    Aims:
    • To ensure that our young children receive the best possible start to their school life.
    • To enable preschool aged children to become familiar with the school environment, teachers, routine and classrooms.
    • To enable preschool aged children to develop confidence with their new learning environment.
    • To enable our young children to participate in a variety of school activities.

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    Transition to Scondary School

    The move from primary to secondary school is a major milestone for children. It's a time of big changes in their development, education and life. Students commencing secondary school are required to cope with a very different environment. It is our responsibility to ensure that all year six students receive the best possible start to their secondary college education and that transition is a seamless and enjoyable process for all students. 

    Aims:
    • To help students adjust, primary and secondary schools work together to ease students through the transition period.
    • To provide Year 6 students with a basic understanding of secondary college through participation in a variety of relevant transition activities.
    • To enable Year 6 students to develop confidence both academically and socially with their new learning environment.
    • To communicate with parents/carers about all matters related to Year 6-7 transition.
    • To secure secondary college placements for all year 6 students at Iramoo Primary School.
    • To maintain close communication with secondary colleges regarding all matters related to Year 6-7 transition.

     

     
  • Transition - Prep

    Starting school is a major life transition for children and their families. It’s a time of change that can be both challenging and exciting, in which children and families adjust to new roles, identities and expectations, new interactions and new relationships. A successful start to school is linked to future positive school outcomes, both academically and socially. Our school endeavours to make this transition to primary school as enjoyable and trouble free as possible.

  • Transition - Year 6 to Year 7

    The move from primary to secondary school is a major milestone for children. It's a time of big changes in their development, education and life. Students commencing secondary school are required to cope with a very different environment. It is our responsibility to ensure that all year six students receive the best possible start to their secondary college education and that transition is a seamless and enjoyable process for all students.

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