Policies


All Students must comply with the School Uniform Policy while traveling to and from school, during school hours and when attending onsite or at external school activities (unless specifically notified otherwise e.g. for school camps). DPS Uniform Policy May 22

DPS Uniform Policy



Drysdale Primary School is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. Our school community recognises the importance of, and a responsibility for, ensuring our school is a safe, supportive and enriching environment which respects and fosters the dignity and self-esteem of children and young people, and […]

Child Safe Standard 3 Code Of Conduct



Drysdale Primary School is committed to providing a safe, supportive and inclusive environment for all students, staff and members of our community. Our school recognises the importance of the partnership between our school and parents and carers to support student learning, engagement and wellbeing. We share a commitment to, and […]

Statement Of Values And School Philosophy Policy


Drysdale Primary School’s Child Safety Policy sets out the school’s commitment and approach to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation where children and young people are safe and feel safe, and provides the policy framework for the school’s approach to the Child Safe Standards. DPS Child Safe Policy 2021 […]

Child Safety Policy


Drysdale Primary School is committed to providing a safe, secure and stimulating learning environment for all students. We understand that students reach their full potential only when they are happy, healthy and safe, and that a positive school culture helps to engage students and support them in their learning. Our […]

Student Wellbeing And Engagement Policy



This policy applies to all camps and excursions organised by Drysdale Primary School. This policy also applies to adventure activities organised by Drysdale Primary School, regardless of whether or not they take place on or off school grounds, and to school sleep-overs. DPS Camps and Excursions Policy 2022  

2022 Camps and Excursions Policy


All children and young people have the right to protection in their best interests. Drysdale Primary School understands the important role our school plays in protecting children from abuse including: Physical abuse Sexual abuse (including sexual exploitation) Family violence Emotional abuse Neglect (including medical neglect) Grooming The staff at Drysdale […]

2021 Child Safety – Responding And Reporting Obligations


Drysdale Primary School is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. Our school community recognises the importance of, and a responsibility for, ensuring our school is a safe, supportive and enriching environment which respects and fosters the dignity and self-esteem of children and young people, and […]

2021 Code Of Conduct



To ensure that all students and members of our school community understand: (a) our commitment to providing students with the opportunity to benefit from digital technologies to support and enhance learning and development at school [including our 1-to-1 personal device program or insert other appropriate programs as relevant to your […]

2021 Digital Learning


To explain to our school community the Department’s and Drysdale Primary School’s policy requirements and expectations relating to students using mobile phones and other personal mobile devices such as smart watches during school hours.

2021 DPS Mobile Phone


Drysdale Primary School is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children in our care. This purpose of this policy is to encourage behaviours to minimise the risk of skin and eye damage and skin cancer. We aim to educate our students about the importance of being SunSmart and encourage […]

2021 Sun Smart



This policy applies to all students at Drysdale Primary School. This policy should be read in conjunction with the Department of Education and Training’s School Attendance Guidelines. It does not replace or change the obligations of Drysdale Primary School, parents/carers and School Attendance Officers under legislation or the School Attendance […]

Attendance Policy


The Drysdale Primary School principal is responsible for ensuring that there is a well-organised and responsive system of supervision in place during school hours, before and after school, and on school excursions and camps. Yard Duty And Supervision Policy

Yard Duty And Supervision Policy


To outline the processes that Drysdale Primary School will follow to recruit, screen, supervise and manage volunteers to provide a child safe environment, and to explain the legal rights of volunteers. Volunteers Policy

Volunteers Policy



To provide a safe and secure learning and teaching environment for students and staff by establishing processes to monitor and manage visitors to Drysdale Primary School. Visitors Policy

Visitors Policy


The purpose of this policy is to explain Drysdale Primary School’s commitment to making sure every member of our school community, regardless of their background or personal attributes, is treated with respect and dignity. Drysdale Primary School strives to provide a safe, inclusive and supportive school environment which values the […]

Inclusion And Diversity Policy


To ensure that Drysdale Primary School provides appropriate support to students with health care needs. Health Care Needs Policy

Health Care Needs Policy



To ensure the Drysdale Primary School community understands our approach to first aid for students. Drysdale Primary School is committed to providing a safe working and learning environment for all students, staff and visitors. First Aid Policy 2022 DPS First Aid Policy

First Aid Policy


The purpose of this policy is to explain to our school community the non-delegable duty of care obligations that all staff at Drysdale Primary School owe to our students and members of the school community who visit and use the school premises. Duty Of Care Policy

Duty Of Care