The purpose of this policy is to outline the values of our school community and explain the vision, mission and objectives of our school.
Chum Creek 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 a responsibility for, creating an inclusive and safe school environment for our students.
The programs and teaching at Chum Creek Primary School support and promote the principles and practice of Australian democracy, including a commitment to:
This policy outlines our school’s vision, mission, objective, values and expectations of our school community. This policy is available on our school website and student enrolment packs.
To celebrate and embed our Statement of Values and Philosophy in our school community, we
Chum Creek Primary School’s vision is to empower students to reach their personal best.
Chum Creek Primary School’s mission is to provide students with the best possible foundation in life through a well-rounded education.
Chum Creek Primary School’s objective is to encourage every child to reach their academic and social potential. We do this by providing an inclusive learning environment. At Chum Creek Primary School we believe that education is a partnership between teachers, families and the wider community. We work together to ensure all students feel safe and experience success.
Chum Creek’s values are the 3R’s: Respect, Resilience and Ready To Learn.
We respect ourselves, our school and each another, and understand that our attitudes and behaviours have an impact on the people around us.
We are resilient culturally, personally and reactively and we demonstrate kindness, taking every opportunity to help others that may be in need.
We are ready to learn.
Chum Creek Primary School acknowledges that the behaviour of staff, parents, carers and students has an impact on our school community and culture. We acknowledge a shared responsibility to create a positive learning environment for the children and young people at our school.
As principals and school leaders, we will:
As teachers and non-teaching school staff, we will:
As parents and carers, we will:
As students, we will:
As community members, we will:
Schools are not public places, and the Principal has the right to permit or deny entry to school grounds.
Unreasonable behaviour that is demonstrated by school staff, parents, carers, students or members of our school community will not be tolerated at school, or during school activities.
Unreasonable behaviour includes:
Harassment, bullying, violence, aggression, threatening behaviour and unlawful discrimination are unacceptable and will not be tolerated at our school.
Unreasonable behaviour and/or failure to uphold the principles of this Statement of Values and School Philosophy may lead to further investigation and the implementation of appropriate consequences by the school Principal.
At the Principal’s discretion, unreasonable behaviour may be managed by:
Inappropriate student behaviour will be managed in according with our school’s Student Wellbeing and Engagement Policy and Bullying Prevention Policy.
Our Statement of Values and School Philosophy ensures that everyone in our school community will be treated with fairness and respect. In turn, we will strive to create a school that is inclusive and safe, where everyone is empowered to participate and learn.
Student Wellbeing and Engagement Policy.