Child Safe

St. John's strives to make a child safe environment.


National Child Safe Guidelines:


Affirm the right of all school community members to feel safe at school.


Promote care, respect and cooperation, and value diversity.


Implement policies, programmes and processes to nurture a safe and supportive school environment.


Recognise that quality leadership is an essential element that underpins the creation of a safe and supportive school environment.

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Ensure that roles and responsibilities of all members of the school community in promoting a safe and supportive environment are explicit, clearly understood and disseminated.


Recognise the critical importance of pre-service and ongoing professional development in creating a safe and supportive school environment.

Have a responsibility to provide opportunities for students to learn through the formal curriculum the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed for positive relationships.


Focus on policies that are proactive and orientated towards prevention and intervention.


Regularly monitor and evaluate their policies and programmes so that evidence-based practise supports decisions and improvements.


Take action to protect children from all forms of abuse and neglect.

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