School Policies

Our school’s policy and planning documents provide the framework for the school’s operations. A selection of policies is available from this website – the full list is available at reception.

Parent Guardian Code of Conduct: This provides guidelines for the effective development of positive relationships within the School Community and assists in promoting the values that are in keeping with the School’s purpose and values.

Anti-bullying Policy: Our school has a legal duty of care to provide all students with a safe, non-violent environment. Positive behaviour is acknowledged, encouraged, and modelled by all members of the school community. This policy explains the steps we follow if bullying is identified in our school.

Feedback, Concerns, Complaints and Compliments: This policy explains what to do if you have a concern or grievance, or wish to provide feedback about anything to do with Chrysalis Montessori School.

Negotiating Concerns Policy: Occasionally problems arise in a school environment. This policy outlines the procedures members of the school community should follow in order to have their concerns resolved in an efficient and effective manner.

Student Attendance Policy: This policy is in effect for all compulsory school aged children at Chrysalis, that is, from Pre-Primary to Year 6.

Strategic plan 2016-2021: Our school’s priorities outlined in a five-year plan. The strategic plan is developed with consultation across the school community, resulting in an inclusive strategy representative of our community’s values.

Admissions Policy: Identifies the procedures to be followed for new enrolments and how student intakes are prioritised.

Anaphylaxis Policy: This outlines our school’s procedures for children with life-threatening allergies. This covers requirements for notifying the school of anaphylactic conditions, application of medication or Adrenalin auto-injectors and explains the rules governing activities where children are likely to be exposed to allergens.

Anti-Discrimination Policy: Discrimination is not tolerated at our school. This policy outlines our commitment to equality with reference to relevant state and federal legislation.

Behaviour Management Policy: All children have the right to feel safe at our school. In cases where a student’s behaviour is unacceptable, this policy addresses our agreed procedures to help the student regulate or manage their behaviour.

Child Protection Policy: Teachers in any school may observe signs of abuse, or students may disclose this information to a teacher. Our child protection policy outlines how teachers and staff will respond if this occurs.

Duty of Care Policy: Our school must take reasonable care for the safety and welfare of students in the school. This policy outlines the steps we take to provide a safe environment for our students.

Critical Incident and Emergency Management Procedures: Emergency situations can arise suddenly. Our critical and emergency management plan complies with relevant standards and shows the steps that will be followed in the event of an emergency.

Information Technology and Internet Use: Information technology is an important element in educating students for a rapidly changing world. This policy outlines rules about the use of computers and mobile phones. It also outlines how the internet may be used at school.

Privacy Policy: Your personal information is collected, accessed and maintained in accordance with relevant privacy legislation.

Transition Policy: This policy identifies how students and staff prepare to move into another class.

Policy Downloads

Chrysalis Parent Guardian Code of Conduct
Concern and Grievance Policy
Negotiating Concerns Policy
Student Attendance Policy
Strategic Plan 2016 – 2021

Admissions Policy
Anaphylaxis Policy
Anti-bullying Policy
Anti-discrimination Policy
Behaviour Management Policy
Child Protection Policy
Duty of Care Policy

Privacy Policy with Appendix A

Policy documents available upon request:

  • Critical Incident and Emergency Management Procedures
  • Information Technology & Internet Use
  • Transition Policy