Education

All schools have a school-wide behaviour plan which covers all student conduct and sets out how students at the school are expected to behave. Usually you will have to sign a document when you enrol at the school which sets out rights and obligations of students, parents and school staff…


State School Suspensions

The principal is not allowed to ask you to leave school unless he/she has suspended or excluded you. Suspension or exclusion should only be used after other ways of addressing the problem have been tried eg a discipline improvement plan…   CLICK HERE to read more

 

State School Exclusions

When can I be excluded?
You can be excluded from school for:

  • persistent disobedience (not doing what the teacher or principal asks you to do but not just a one off incident)
  • misbehaviour
  • conduct that effects other students or that is harmful to the proper running of the school (being disruptive in class, damaging school property or fighting in the playground)
  • being a risk to other students or staff
    AND
  • your behaviour is so serious that being suspended is not enough.     CLICK HERE to read more

 

Things are not going well 

All schools have a school-wide behaviour plan which covers all student conduct and sets out how students at the school are expected to behave. Usually you will have to sign a document when you enrol at the school which sets out rights and obligations of students, parents and school staff. The school behaviour plan should include things positive things, not just a list of things students must do. This plan is put together by the school community including parents and students.  Different schools will have different plans.   CLICK HERE to read more

 

State School Enrolment Cancelled

You can only have your enrolment cancelled if: You are over 16 or you have completed year 10 AND You refuse to participate in the school’s education program (participation means more than just turning up at school)…   CLICK HERE to read more