Anti-Discrimination Policy

Introduction Providence Christian College seeks to provide a non-discriminatory environment for all staff, students and visitors. To this end Providence Christian College affirms the following: Providence Christian College will not discriminate in its enrolments or staff recruitment on the basis of gender, race or disability. Providence Christian College will not tolerate racial, sexual or disability…

Attendance Policy

The following procedures should be understood in light of the College Attendance Policy. As part of our Duty of Care responsibilities these procedures are designed to help us ensure that we know the whereabouts of all students at all times. These procedures rely on teachers and administrative staff providing and checking the most up to…

Electronic Devices Policy

Rationale Providence Christian College embraces the use of electronic devices for educational purposes.Providence Christian College recognises that personal mobile phones are valuable when used to ensure the safety of students travelling unsupervised to and from College. However, Providence Christian College also recognises that electronic devices can be subject to unacceptable use, particularly in regard to…

Parent Social Media Policy

Rationale: Providence Christian College (the ‘College’) realises that contemporary life requires adapting to ever changing methods of communication. The College has policies for appropriate use of Social Media by staff and students, and as part of the Providence Christian College community, parents of the College also have a responsibility to engage appropriately with Social Media…

Privacy Policy

Introduction  This Privacy Policy sets out how the College manages personal information provided to or collected by it. The College is bound by the Australian Privacy Principles contained in the Commonwealth Privacy Act 1988. Scope and Application: This policy applies to all employees of Providence Christian College. This policy will be reviewed and amended as…

Grievance Policy – Parents

Policy The ministry of an effective Christian school is dependent on the existence of positive relationships among, and between, members of the school community at all levels. The importance of unity cannot be overstated as we have a responsibility before our students to model Christian behaviour in every area, particularly our relationships. In fact, we…

Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy

Purpose Providence Christian College takes its duty of care obligation to students seriously. The following policy confirms our commitment to ensuring our partners and us are familiar with the College’s policy and procedures as they relate to child safety and wellbeing, and to further ensure that the College is maintained as a safe, supportive environment…

Mandatory Reporting of Child Sexual Abuse

Providence Christian College recognises that schools have a special responsibility to protect children when they are on school premises and also to intervene when they believe the welfare of a child is at risk outside the school. Providence Christian College, in seeking to meet its duty of care obligation to students, has developed the following policy…

Bullying Policy

Introduction Bullying is a form of abuse that can seriously affect the health, wellbeing and educational outcomes of children. This includes those being bullied, those bullying others, families and the whole school community. The impact of bullying can be tracked to adulthood for many individuals. Bullying is now more pervasive with new technologies such as…