Our Policies and Plans
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.
Concern and Grievance policy: This policy explains what to do if you have a concern or grievance 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: 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 rules governing activities where children are likely to be exposed to allergens.
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.
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 his/her behaviour.
Child protection policy: teachers in any school may observe signs of abuse, or students may disclose this 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 with major potential consequences to life, property and school activities. 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.
Transition policy: identifies how students and staff prepare to move into another class.