Recent policy updates – Term 4 2020 to Term 3 2021

The following policy documents were updated between Term 4 2020 and Term 3 2021.

Refer to the ‘Changes since previous update’ section on individual policy pages for more details on changes to policy documents.

Policy Document name Change Publication date

Carry Forward

New policy and procedure for direction and guidance on managing State Consolidated Fund (Fund 6100) and Consolidated Fund Carry Forward (Fund 6101).


Code of Conduct

Updated policy and procedures to align with regulatory and technological changes. Removed the document 'Provision of Personal References Procedures' as content was incorporated within Code of Conduct implementation document.


Curriculum planning and programming, assessing and reporting to parents K-12

New implementation document added for interim policy implementation due to COVID-19.


Drugs in Schools

Minor update to the policy and implementation procedures to include e-cigarettes, reflecting the change to the Public Health (Tobacco) Act 2008 and the Smoke-free Environment Act 2000.


Enrolment of Students in NSW Government Schools

Additional instructions on enrolment reviews, common requirements for single subject provision and annual quota applying to new applications.


Management of Conduct and Performance

A new procedure for instances when an employee’s health condition and/or impairment can cause or contribute to matters of misconduct or unsatisfactory performance.


Professional Learning Policy for Teachers and School Staff

Revised policy documents to enhance the model for planning and implementation of professional learning for all school-based staff and non-school based teaching staff.


Professional Learning Policy for Teachers and School Staff

Minor update to implementation document to reflect the addition of the Leading Aboriginal Education module and minor changes as a result of migrating the credential to MyPL.


Purchasing Card

Content reorganisation for clarity; updated references to NSW Government requirements.


School Excellence Policy

New implementation document to support implementation of the 2021 School Excellence cycle, superseding the document 'School Excellence Implementation Guidelines - External Validation'.


School Leadership

Revised policy replaced the Leading and Managing the School policy – content was reorganised resulting in a revised policy statement and two implementation documents ('Principal role description' and 'Deputy principal role description').


Student Counselling Records and Psychological Tests

Consolidation of the Student Counselling Files and Psychological Tests policies.


Working with Children Check

Updated this implementation document to an online document.


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