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.
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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.
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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.
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Code of Conduct in Sport
The Code of Conduct in Sport provides students, parents and community members of St. Joseph’s School with clear guidelines and expectations in relation to behaviour at school sports events, including interschool sports events.
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Disputes and Complaints Resolution Policy
Catholic schools can serve as models for all within Western Australia who seek to create genuine communities. Such communities are always founded upon shared commitment to the common good (Mandate, 6).
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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).
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A school Evangelisation Plan should be for three years, but reviewed annually.
It cannot do everything: priorities have to be established based upon staff needs, staff capacity and resources. What realistically can be achieved in three years needs to be borne in mind at all times.
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School Excursions Policy
To contribute to students’ Christian development, the starting point for all curriculum decisions will be the students themselves and their individual needs. Education that seeks to promote integrated personal development relates curriculum content to students’ real life situations (Mandate, 66).
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Healthy Food And Drink Choices Policy
The human person, though made of body and soul, is a unity... The human body shares in the dignity of the image of God: it is a human body precisely because it is animated by a spiritual soul, and it is the whole human person that is intended to become, in the body of Christ, a temple of the Spirit... (Catechism of the Catholic Church #364).
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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.
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Student use of Information and Communication Technology Policy
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is utilised in schools for learning, teaching and administration. 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 risks regarding safety, personal reputation and corporate reputation. In accordance with the teachings of the Catholic Church, communication must reflect the highest standard of accountability and sensitivity to the dignity of the human person.
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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
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Throughout the term, the uniform shop is open on the following days: