School Council policies


Help for non-English speakers

If you need help to understand our policies, please contact Donald Eddington, Principal. Non-English speakers can also access Google translate at the bottom of each policy's web page.

 

As valuable partners in your child's safety, wellbeing, engagement and learning at William Ruthven Primary School, we welcome and encourage your feedback. If you have any suggestions, comments or questions in relation to policies and practices, please contact the Principal, Donald Eddington via email, donald.eddington@education.vic.gov.au.

 

  Policy Review date Policy type Linked to Child Safe Standards Community Consultation Approval / Endorsement
A Aboriginal Learning, Wellbeing and Safety Action Plan  June 2024 School action plan Yes Yes Principal approved
Administration of Medication Policy July 2026 School policy No No Principal approved
Anaphylaxis Policy December 2024 School policy No No Principal approved
Asbestos Management Policy DET-managed DET policy No No DET approved
Asthma Policy December 2024 School policy No No Principal approved
Attendance Policy July 2026 School policy No No

Principal approved

B Bullying Prevention Policy June 2024 School policy Yes Yes School Council endorsed
C Camps and Excursions Policy June 2026 School policy No No Principal approved
Cash Handling Policy February 2025 School policy No No School Council endorsed
CCTV Policy DET-managed DET policy No No DET approved
Child Safety Code of Conduct June 2024 School policy Yes Yes School Council endorsed
Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy June 2024 School policy Yes Yes School Council endorsed
Child Safety Responding and Reporting Obligations and Procedures June 2024 School policy Yes Yes School Council endorsed
Child Safety Risk Register February 2025 School register Yes Yes Principal approved
Class Placement Policy July 2024 School policy No No

Principal approved

Communicating with School Staff Policy June 2024 School policy No No

Principal approved

Complaints Policy June 2024 School policy Yes Yes School Council endorsed
Curriculum Framework Policy   School policy No No Principal approved
D Digital Learning (Internet, Social Medi a And Digital Devices) Policy February 2026 School policy Yes Yes School Council endorsed
Duty of Care Policy June 2026 School policy No No Principal approved
Dress Code (Uniform) Policy - Students November 2024 School policy No Yes School Council endorsed
E Electronic Funds Management Policy February 2025 School policy No No  School Council endorsed
Emergency Management Plan September 2024 School plan No No DET approved
Enrolment Policy DET-managed DET policy No No DET approved
Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Policy - Students DET-managed DET policy No No DET approved
F

First Aid Policy

July 2026 School policy No No Principal approved
Fundraising Policy February 2028 School policy No No School Council endorsed
G Gifts, Benefits And Hospitality Policy DET-managed DET policy No No DET approved
H Head Lice Policy DET-managed DET policy No No

DET approved

Health Care Needs Policy July 2026 School policy No No

Principal approved

Homework Policy February 2028 School policy No No

School Council endorsed

I Inclusion and Diversity Policy June 2024 School policy Yes Yes School Council endorsed
Inclusive Education 
(Easy English: PDF)
DET-managed DET policy No No DET approved
Insurance Policy DET-managed DET policy No No DET approved
M Managing and Reporting School Incidents including Emergencies Policy DET-managed DET policy No No DET approved
Mobile Phone and Other Personal Mobile Devices Policy February 2026 School policy No No

School Council endorsed

O Occupational Health & Safety Management System DET-managed DET policy No No DET approved
P Parent Disputes Policy July 2024 School policy No No Principal approved
Parent Payments and Voluntary financial contributions Policy DET-managed DET policy No No DET approved
Personal Property Policy July 2026 School policy No No Principal approved
Photographing, Filming & Recording Students Policy June 2026 School policy No No Principal approved

Privacy Policy and Privacy Information for WRPS Parents and Carers (PDF)

DET-managed DET policy No No DET approved
Procurement Policy DET-managed DET policy No No DET approved
R Records Management Policy DET-managed DET policy No No DET approved
Respect for School Staff Policy June 2024 School policy No No Principal approved
Restraint and Seclusion Policy DET-managed DET policy No No DET approved
S Sexual Harassment Policy - Staff DET-managed DET policy No No DET approved
Statement of Values & School Philosophy February 2028 School policy Yes No School Council endorsed
Student Dress Code November 2024 School policy No Yes School Council endorsed
Student Wellbeing and Engagement Policy June 2024 School policy Yes Yes School Council endorsed
Sun Protection Policy February 2028 School policy No No

School Council endorsed

V Visitors Policy June 2024 School policy Yes Yes School Council endorsed
Volunteers Policy June 2024 School policy Yes Yes School Council endorsed
W Working With Children And Suitability Checks Policy - Staff DET-managed DET policy No No DET approved
Workplace Bullying Policy DET-managed DET policy No No DET approved
Y

Yard Duty & Supervision of Students Policy (Available on request)

 

Supervision arrangements - Before and after school (Statement)

June 2024 School policy Yes No Principal approved