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Anaphylaxis

Fountain Gate Secondary College will fully comply with Ministerial Order 706 and the associated Guidelines published and amended by the Department from time to time. The school will provide a safe and healthy school environment that takes into consideration the needs of all students, including those who may suffer from anaphylaxis.

Version: 2018
Tags: Policies Medical
Last Updated: 15-06-2020
Total Downloads: 86

Evaluation:
Reviewed September 2018. 
Due for review in September 2020.
 

Asthma

To ensure that Fountain Gate Secondary College appropriately supports students diagnosed with asthma.

Version: 2020
Tags: Policies Medical
Last Updated: 15-06-2020
Total Downloads: 106

Evaluation:

This policy was last updated on 13/06/2020 and is scheduled for review in June 2021.

BYOD Usage Agreement

Fountain Gate Secondary College believes that digital technologies can provide significant benefits to students’ educational opportunities. Furthermore, the teaching of cybersafe and responsible online behaviour is essential to the lives of students and is best taught in partnership between home and school. The goal of this policy is to ensure that students use school-based technology safely and responsibly. Further details are available in the ‘BYOD Program - Information for Parents and Students’ booklet (the “Information Booklet”).

Version: 2020
Tags: BYOD Policies
Last Updated: 15-06-2020
Total Downloads: 1228

Camps and Excursions

Camps are seen as an integral part of the school curriculum as they enable students to explore, extend and enrich their learning and their social skills development, in a non-school setting. Camps may have a cultural, environmental or outdoor emphasis and are an important aspect of the educational programs offered at our school. A camp is defined as any activity that involves at least one night’s accommodation.

Version: 2018
Tags: Policies
Last Updated: 15-06-2020
Total Downloads: 88

Evaluation:

Reviewed September 2018.
Due for review in September 2022.

Child Safe

Fountain Gate Secondary College is and has always been committed to child safety. This requires the Fountain Gate Secondary College to develop, implement, monitor and evaluate risk management strategies to ensure child safety in school environments.

Version: 2019
Tags: Policies
Last Updated: 15-06-2020
Total Downloads: 151

Evaluation:

This policy will be reviewed as part of the school’s three-year review cycle.

Developed:  April 2019            
Reviewed June 2020
 

Complaints

A timely and professional response to parent complaints is an effective means of encouraging communication, building trust and resolving issues for the betterment of all concerned.

Version: 2018
Tags: Policies
Last Updated: 15-06-2020
Total Downloads: 132

Evaluation:

This policy will be reviewed as part of the school’s three-year review cycle.

Developed:  December 2017                             
Ratified: September 2018

Due for review:  September 2022

Critical Incident

Emergencies and critical incidents in the workplace can affect people physically and psychologically and affect program continuity of Fountain Gate Secondary College.

Version: 2019
Tags: Policies
Last Updated: 15-06-2020
Total Downloads: 131

Evaluation:

This policy was reviewed in September 2019 and is due for review September 2020.

Curriculum Framework

This document contains extracts from a more detailed curriculum, assessment and reporting policy statement prepared by this secondary school. These extracts are provided as contextual information to support viewing the examples of the four interrelated layers within whole-school curriculum planning.

Version: 2020
Tags: Policies
Last Updated: 15-06-2020
Total Downloads: 132

DET Information Privacy Policy

The Department of Education and Training (which includes all Victorian government schools, central and regional offices) values the privacy of every person and is committed to protecting information that schools collect. All staff, service providers (contractors) and agents, (whether paid or unpaid) of the Department, and this Victorian government school (our school), must comply with Victorian privacy law and this policy. In Victorian government schools the management of ‘personal information’ and ‘health information’ is governed by the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 (Vic) and Health Records Act 2001 (Vic) (collectively, Victorian privacy law). This policy explains how our school collects and manages personal and health information, consistent with Victorian privacy law.

Version:
Tags: Policies
Last Updated: 15-06-2020
Total Downloads: 387

Emergency Management

A situation involving a potentially violent intruder at an early childhood service or school may be the most significant emergency that such a facility may ever encounter. These emergencies develop with unpredictability and speed and may be carefully planned or completely random. Fortunately these types of situations are rare in Australia. Where they have occurred overseas they are usually over within several minutes. What has also been learned from international experience is that these events don’t follow a predictable pattern so it is not possible to establish a single set of response procedures.

Version: 2020
Tags: Policies
Last Updated: 15-06-2020
Total Downloads: 100

Evaluation:

This policy was last updated on 14/06/2020 and is scheduled for review in June 2021.

Enrolment

Children of school age have the right to be admitted to their designated neighbourhood government school at the beginning of the school year unless an approved alternative placement has been arranged.

Version: 2020
Tags: Policies
Last Updated: 15-06-2020
Total Downloads: 123

First Aid

To ensure the school community understands our school’s approach to first aid for students.

Version: 2018
Tags: Policies Medical
Last Updated: 15-06-2020
Total Downloads: 127

Evaluation:

Reviewed 25/06/2018.
Due for review in June 2022.

Health Care Needs

To ensure that Fountain Gate Secondary College provides appropriate support to students with health care needs.

Version: 2020
Tags: Policies Medical
Last Updated: 15-06-2020
Total Downloads: 117

Review cycle

  • This policy was last updated on 13/06/2020 and is scheduled for review in June 2021.

Medication

To explain to parents/carers, students and staff the processes Fountain Gate Secondary College will follow to safely manage the provision of medication to students while at school or school activities, including camps and excursions.

Version: 2018
Tags: Policies Medical
Last Updated: 15-06-2020
Total Downloads: 113

Evaluation:

This policy was last updated on 25/06/2018.
Due for review in June 2022.

Mobile Devices

The use of mobile phones in class is disruptive to the learning environment and the smooth running of the school. This policy is designed to provide an effective learning environment for all people.

Version: 2020
Tags: Policies
Last Updated: 15-06-2020
Total Downloads: 136

Parent Complaints

A timely and professional response to parent complaints is an effective means of encouraging communication, building trust and resolving issues for the betterment of all concerned.

Version: 2020
Tags: Policies
Last Updated: 15-06-2020
Total Downloads: 126

Evaluation:

This policy will be reviewed as part of the school’s three-year review cycle

Developed:  December 2017
Ratified: June 2020

Parent Payment

To ensure that parent payment practices are consistent, transparent and ensure that all children have access to the standard curriculum.

Version: 2020
Tags: Policies
Last Updated: 15-06-2020
Total Downloads: 82

Photographing, Filming And Recording Students

To explain to parents/carers how Fountain Gate Secondary College will collect, use and disclose photographs, video and recordings of students, how parent/carer consent can be provided and how it can be withdrawn.

Version: 2018
Tags: Policies
Last Updated: 15-06-2020
Total Downloads: 121

Evaluation:

This policy was last updated in September 2018 and is scheduled for review in September 2022.

Respect For School Staff

To ensure that members of our community understand Fountain Gate Secondary College’s expectations for appropriate interactions with school staff.

Version: 2018
Tags: Policies
Last Updated: 15-06-2020
Total Downloads: 141

Evaluation:

This policy was last updated on 25/06/2018 and is scheduled for review in June 2022.

Student Driving to School

Version: 2020
Tags: Policies
Last Updated: 31-07-2020
Total Downloads: 52

Student Engagement and Inclusion

Fountain Gate Secondary College is committed to providing an excellent education for the children of the Narre Warren community in a secure, supportive and educationally challenging environment. The College recognises and values the diversity of its community that is drawn from different social, economic and cultural backgrounds. All students are encouraged to achieve their “personal best” and supported through a range of initiatives that aim to provide equal access to learning, engagement and wellbeing, regardless of cultural background, socioeconomic status, religion, sexuality, gender identity and learning ability. An extensive awards system operates throughout the year that recognises student achievement, acts of citizenship and contributions to a positive school community.

Version: 2020
Tags: Policies
Last Updated: 15-06-2020
Total Downloads: 113

Sunsmart

The purpose of this policy is to encourage behaviours at Fountain Gate Secondary College that reflect a healthy UV exposure balance, ensuring some sun exposure for vitamin D while minimising the risk of skin cancer.

Version: 2018
Tags: Policies Medical
Last Updated: 15-06-2020
Total Downloads: 110

Evaluation:

This policy was last updated on September 2018 and is scheduled for review on September 2022.

Uniform

Uniform dress code reinforces in students a pride in their own appearance, instils recognition of themselves as an integral part of the school community, and assists in developing pride in representing their school. Issues of equality, health and safety, and expense are also factors that contribute to the establishment of the Dress Code.

Version: 2017
Tags: Policies
Last Updated: 15-06-2020
Total Downloads: 192

Evaluation:
This policy can be reviewed (at least once per year) by School Council.

DATE RATIFIED: November 2017
FOR REVIEW: June 2020

VCE Handbook

Fountain Gate Secondary College Assessment Policy is designed to ensure that all students have access to fair and equal opportunities in their VCE. The result of the completion of a unit will either be ‘S’ (Satisfactory), ‘N’ (Not Satisfactory) or ‘J’ (did not complete unit due to attendance or withdrawal from subject). In order for students to achieve a satisfactory result, they must satisfy the requirements set out in the VCAA Study Design. Fountain Gate Secondary College believes that in order to maximise students’ potential and achievement in the VCE, students must be punctual and attend all timetabled classes. In accordance with the Victorian Curriculum Assessment Authority (VCAA) requirements, Fountain Gate Secondary College believes students should attend all timetabled and pre-arranged classes. We believe that this will allow students sufficient class time to successfully complete set class work, School Assessed Tasks (SAT’s) and School Assessed Coursework (SAC’s). Student attendance/absence falls under the following main categories in accordance with VCAA: Not Present (school explained), Not Present (parent explained), and Not Present (unexplained). In addition to these categories, the attendance will either be documented as ‘VCE compliant’, or not. In order for the absence to be ‘VCE Compliant’ certain legal documentation including original medical certificate, funeral notice or court notice needs to be provided.

Version: 2020
Tags: Policies
Last Updated: 15-06-2020
Total Downloads: 58

The Fountain Gate Secondary College Assessment Policy aims to ensure that:

  • All students have the opportunity to complete VCE to the very best of their ability.

  • All students, teachers and school community are aware of the rules and expectations outlined by VCAA.

  • All students are treated fairly and in a consistent manner.

  • All students have access to clear and consistent assessment practices.

  • All students are supported with their learning.

  • All students completing a VCE program attend school and all timetabled classes regularly.

Visitors

To provide a safe and secure environment for students and staff. To establish protocols and procedures that effectively monitor and manage visitors without compromising the open and inclusive nature of the school.

Version: 2018
Tags: Policies
Last Updated: 15-06-2020
Total Downloads: 106

Evaluation:

This policy was reviewed in September 2018.
Due for review September 2022.

Volunteers

To provide a safe and secure environment for students and staff. To establish protocols and procedures that effectively monitor and manage volunteers without compromising the open and inclusive nature of the school.

Version: 2018
Tags: Policies
Last Updated: 15-06-2020
Total Downloads: 131

Evaluation:

This policy was reviewed in September 2018.
Due for review September 2022.

Download Tags Size File Version Last Modified Downloads
Anaphylaxis Policies Medical 140 kB201815-06-202086
Asthma Policies Medical 247 kB202015-06-2020106
BYOD Usage Agreement BYOD Policies 91 kB202015-06-20201228
Camps and Excursions Policies 375 kB201815-06-202088
Child Safe Policies 109 kB201915-06-2020151
Complaints Policies 115 kB201815-06-2020132
Critical Incident Policies 195 kB201915-06-2020131
Curriculum Framework Policies 176 kB202015-06-2020132
DET Information Privacy Policy Policies N/A15-06-2020N/A
Emergency Management Policies 186 kB202015-06-2020100
Enrolment Policies 125 kB202015-06-2020123
First Aid Policies Medical 199 kB201815-06-2020127
Health Care Needs Policies Medical 172 kB202015-06-2020117
Medication Policies Medical 207 kB201815-06-2020113
Mobile Devices Policies 79 kB202015-06-2020136
Parent Complaints Policies 111 kB202015-06-2020126
Parent Payment Policies 428 kB202015-06-202082
Photographing, Filming And Recording Students Policies 223 kB201815-06-2020121
Respect For School Staff Policies 143 kB201815-06-2020141
Student Driving to School Policies 244 kB202031-07-202052
Student Engagement and Inclusion Policies 256 kB202015-06-2020113
Sunsmart Policies Medical 182 kB201815-06-2020110
Uniform Policies 84 kB201715-06-2020192
VCE Handbook Policies 260 kB202015-06-202058
Visitors Policies 201 kB201815-06-2020106
Volunteers Policies 203 kB201815-06-2020131
26 Total Item(s) , 0 New Item(s) 4389 Total Downloads