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Notes & Forms

This page provides copies of excursion and incursion notes for all activities to be undertaken by the children at Mother Teresa Primary, Westmead.

They are organised into year groupings. Choose the relevant category below to expand the list and then print, sign and return to school any note relevant to your child.

If you require any further information please contact the school office.

Notes & Forms

  • This page provides copies of excursion and incursion notes for all activities to be undertaken by the children at Mother Teresa Primary, Westmead.

    They are organised into year groupings. Choose the relevant category below to expand the list and then print, sign and return to school any note relevant to your child.

    If you require any further information please contact the school office.

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Policies

Mother Teresa Primary has a number of school-based policies and procedures that govern various aspects of our School life. These provide the framework within which we operate.

The Catholic Education Office, Parramatta Diocese also provides advice and recommendations on educational and administrative policies and priorities, and monitors policy implementation.


  • Mother Teresa Primary Policies
    • Aboriginal Education

      Aboriginal education plays an integral role in a life-giving and loving environment which encourages all members of the school community to realise their true potential. Aboriginal education provides a window of opportunity in the reconciliation process between Aborigines and other Australians.
    • Acceptable Use of ICT

      This policy applies to the use of all school related ICTs for educational purposes, whether provided by the school or the student. Both students and parents/guardians must read and sign the Student Letter of Agreement and return to your learning studio teacher.
    • Anti-Bullying

      The community of Mother Teresa Primary School does not tolerate bullying in any form. This document outlines our procedures for dealing with bullying.
    • Anti-Racism

      Racism is inconsistent with the ethos of Mother Teresa Primary. In the school situation, respect, tolerance and acceptance are essential qualities that are fostered in our students.
    • Complaint Handling

      Complaints will be addressed professionally, competently and in a timely manner applying principles of natural justice and confidentiality.
    • Fruit Break

      Fruit Break is a set break for students to eat fruit or salad or vegetables and drink water in the learning studio. Mother Teresa Primary School has introduced a Fruit Break to support students to establish healthy eating habits whilst at school.
    • Learning At Home Policy

      Learning @ Home provides students with opportunities to consolidate their learning studio work and involve family members in that learning.
    • Medication Policy

      For the administration of all medication at school
    • Proactive Learner

      This policy is designed to facilitate high standards of behaviour so that the learning and teaching in our school can be effective and students can participate positively within our school community.
    • Proactive Learner Policy Beliefs

      A visual guide to help explain our beliefs on Proactive Learning.
  • Catholic school community
    • Aboriginal Education Procedures

      Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) is committed to enhancing the knowledge and understanding of all who work and learn in our schools about Aboriginal Australia. Implemented 2012 - Reviewed 2017.
    • Catholic School Community - Policy

      The Catholic Church within the Diocese of Parramatta establishes schools as centres of faith and learning where students are enabled to develop personal ‘integration of faith and life’. Implemented 2012.
    • Complaint Handling - Policy

      This policy supports responding to concerns or grievances raised by school community members. Implemented 2012 and last reviewed 2015.
    • Procedural Fairness - Guidelines

      These guidelines outline the process for responding to allegations requiring that issues be put to the respondent before a decision is made about a complaint. Implemented 2012.
  • Enrolment
    • 103701 - Enrolment Procedures

      This document outlines enrolment procedures that are followed in all Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta schools. Last updated 2017.
    • 103800 - Enrolment Additional Needs Guidelines

      All schools in the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta aim to provide appropriate educational opportunities and support for students with additional needs. Last updated 2017.
    • 103900 - Enrolment Guidelines

      The Application for Enrolment, once accepted by parents and school principal is a contractual agreement within our commitment to integration of faith and life. These Guidelines apply to every enrolment in a CEDP school. Last updated 2017.
    • Enrolment Policy

      CEDP schools exist to provide quality Catholic schooling. This document outlines the enrolment policy for all schools in the Diocese of Parramatta. Implemented 2014.
  • Facilities
    • Child Protection - Facilities Procedures

      These procedures apply to inspection of a site or facility owned or managed by Catholic Education Diocese Parramatta (CEDP) or its schools as well as assessment of the physical environment for risk of harm to children and young people. Implemented 2013.
  • Privacy
    • Alumni collection notice

      The purpose of collecting alumni information is to enable us to keep alumni members informed about events and activities. This document outlines how you may access or correct your personal information and how to complain about a breach. Implemented 2014.
    • Australian Privacy Principles

      This document summaries the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) which establish standards for the collection and handling of 'personal information'. Implemented 2014.
    • Employment Collections Notice

      This document outlines how your privacy is managed when applying for employment and how you can access and seek correction of your personal information. Implemented 2014.
    • Privacy - Statement

      This statement sets out how CEDP collects, uses and discloses personal information through our schools, Catholic Early Learning Centres (CELCs), Catholic Out of School Hours Care services (COSHCs) and offices. Implemented 2014.
    • Schools Privacy Compliance Manual NSW 2018

      The Privacy Manual contains detailed information and examples about implementation of the Australian Privacy Principles. For the most up-to-date version of the Manual always check CEC's website (www.cecnsw.catholic.edu.au).
    • Standard Collection Notice

      This document outlines the sort of personal or sensitive information collected within Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta, how it is used and how your privacy is managed. Implemented 2014.
    • Volunteer and Contractor Collection Notice

      In applying to provide your services as a volunteer or contractor you will be required to provide CEDP with personal information. This document outlines what we collect and how we manage your privacy. Implemented 2014.
  • Stewardship
    • Stewardship Policy

      This policy sets out the accountabilities for responsible governance and management of CEDP resources. Implemented 2013.
  • Students
    • Anti-Bullying Procedures

      The Anti-Bullying Procedures provide a framework for school communities to work together to prevent and address issues of student bullying. Implemented 2017.
    • Banned Substances Procedure

      This procedure covers the possession and use of alcohol, tobacco, illegal drugs or other substances, and the misuse of 'over the counter' and prescribed medications, including the supply of restricted substances on school premises. Implemented 2017.
    • Child Protection - Procedures

      CEDP is committed to protecting the safety and wellbeing of all students. These procedures must be followed when dealing with concerns related to children and young persons and allegations relating to employees. Implemented 2013.
    • Policy Procedures and Resources for Matters Involving Students and Illegal Substances

      All students in the Diocese of Parramatta have the right to attend a school which is free of illegal substances. Implemented 1999 and currently under review.
    • Student Attendance - Completion Special Circumstances - Guidelines

      A child between the age of 6 and 17 may leave school only after they have completed Year 10 of secondary education or where special circumstance have been approved by the Minister for Education and Training. Implemented 2011.
    • Student attendance procedures

      School attendance plays a critical role in enhancing the lives of students in schools. Every day of attendance adds to a student's academic achievement and success at school. Implemented 2017.
    • Student exemption procedures

      These procedures outline the conditions upon which a child may be exempt from being enrolled at and attending school. Implemented 2017.
    • Student Policy

      This policy outlines the commitment of Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) to provide a comprehensive education to the diverse range of children and young people for the development of the whole person. Implemented 2012.
    • Suspension, Transfer and Exclusion Procedures

      These procedures guide the process where a student’s behaviour is such that, it is appropriate to suspend a student or transfer the student to a different educational setting within the CEDP network of schools. Implemented 2017.
    • Weapons Procedures

      The Weapons Procedure aims to prevent prohibited weapons from being present on the school site to minimise risk to staff and students. Implemented 2017. Amended 2018.
  • Technology

Policies

  • Mother Teresa Primary has a number of school-based policies and procedures that govern various aspects of our School life. These provide the framework within which we operate.

    The Catholic Education Office, Parramatta Diocese also provides advice and recommendations on educational and administrative policies and priorities, and monitors policy implementation.


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