This policy is current as at 15/08/2018 01:21pm, AEST. Please refer to policy library website (https://education.nsw.gov.au/policy-library) for an updated version.


Health, safety and wellbeing

  1. Document title
    Type
    Implemented
    Last updated
  1. Document Title:Bullying of Students – Prevention and Response Policy PD/2010/0415/V01This policy sets out the department’s position on student bullying and the requirements for preventing and responding to student bullying, including online bullying, in NSW public schools and preschools.
    Type:Policy
    Implemented21/03/2011
    Last updated05/06/2017
  2. Document Title:Child Protection Policy: Responding to and reporting students at risk of harm PD/2002/0067/V02Sets out roles and responsibilities of staff in relation to child protection including training, reporting on safety, and supporting children and young people, as well as monitoring, evaluation and reporting requirements.
    Type:Policy
    Implemented05/03/2010
    Last updated23/04/2018
  3. Document Title:Drugs in Schools Policy PD/2002/0040/V04This policy sets out requirements for schools to plan and implement appropriate responses to drug related incidents, with an emphasis on prevention through drug education and safe and supportive school environments, and intervention and support for students who may be involved.
    Type:Policy
    Implemented15/07/2010
    Last updated11/06/2010
  4. Document Title:Incident Notification and Response Policy STAFF ONLY DOC17/468508This policy outlines the obligations of all NSW Department of Education (the department) employees to respond in the event of an incident, undertake prompt notification through the required channels and arrange appropriate incident support. For the purposes of this policy, a workplace is any NSW public school or other departmental workplace. A ‘workplace’ also includes locations where approved work or school based activities are being carried out.
    Type:Policy
    Implemented23/11/2017
    Last updated23/11/2017
  5. Document Title:Mentoring Students Policy PD/2005/0115/V01This policy sets out the requirements for implementing student mentoring programs in NSW public schools.
    Type:Policy
    Implemented30/01/2006
    Last updated08/05/2014
  6. Document Title:Nutrition in Schools Policy PD/2011/0420/V01All schools should promote healthy eating and good nutrition. School canteens are required to implement the NSW Healthy School Canteen Strategy that includes food and drink criteria.
    Type:Policy
    Implemented18/07/2011
    Last updated27/02/2017
  7. Document Title:Reporting School Accidents PD/2002/0064/V04This policy outlines the purpose of school accident reports and the responsibilities of principals and school staff in relation to the completion, storage and use of school accident reports and provision of information concerning accidents to parents and students.
    Type:Policy
    Implemented01/09/2006
    Last updated15/12/2009
  8. Document Title:Student Discipline in Government Schools Policy PD/2006/0316/V03Good discipline is fundamental to the achievement of Government priorities for the public school system. In line with this, schools must have a school discipline policy which is developed in consultation with school community members.
    Type:Policy
    Implemented08/05/2006
    Last updated05/08/2016
  9. Document Title:Student Health in NSW Public Schools: A summary and consolidation of policy PD/2004/0034/V01This policy provides a summary and consolidation of policy on student health in NSW public schools. It is designed to be read in conjunction with the department's student health website and the policy implementation documents.
    Type:Policy
    Implemented22/03/2005
    Last updated05/06/2017
  10. Document Title:Student Welfare Policy PD/2002/0052/V01A framework for school communities to review student welfare, determine key issues for action and develop and implement student welfare actions and initiatives.
    Type:Policy
    Implemented11/06/1996
    Last updated11/07/2014
  11. Document Title:Work Health and Safety (WHS) Policy PD/2013/0454/V01Work health and safety requirements including the department's commitment to the health and safety of everyone in its workplaces.
    Type:Policy
    Implemented28/10/2013
    Last updated10/05/2016