St John's is a Child-Safe school

Child Safe Policies as per Ministerial Order No. 1359

St John's Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy v2.0 (MACS)

CECV Statement of Commitment to Child Safety - 2022

Child Safe Standard 1 - Culturally Safe Environments - Schools must establish safe environments in which the diverse and unique identities and experiences of Aboriginal children, young people and students are respected and valued.

ref. Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy v2.0 (MACS)

Child Safe Standard 2 - Leadership, governance and culture - Schools must ensure that child safety and wellbeing is embedded in school leadership, governance and culture.

ref. Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy v2.0 (MACS)

Child Safe Standard 3 - Child and student empowerment - Schools must ensure that children, young people and students are empowered about their rights, participate in decisions affecting them and are taken seriously.

ref. Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy v2.0 (MACS)

Child Safe Standard 4 - Family Engagement - Schools must ensure that families and communities are informed, and involved in promoting child safety and wellbeing.

Engaging Families in Child Safety Policy v1.0 (MACS)

Child Safe Standard 5 - Diversity and equity - Schools must ensure that equity is upheld, and diverse needs resected in policy and practice.

ref. Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy v2.0 (MACS)

Child Safe Standard 6 - Suitable staff and volunteers - Schools must ensure that people working with children and young people

are suitable and supported to reflect child safety and wellbeing values in practice.

ref. Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy v2.0 (MACS)

Child Safe Standard 7 - Complaints Processes - Schools must ensure that processes for complaints and concerns are child focused.

ref. Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy v2.0 (MACS)

Child Safe Standard 8 - Child safety knowledge, skills and awareness - Schools must ensure that staff and volunteers are equipped with the knowledge, skills and awareness to keep children and young people safe through ongoing education and training.

ref. Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy v2.0 (MACS)

ref. Child Safe Code of Conduct v2.0 (MACS)

Child Safe Standard 9 - Child Safety in physical and online environments - Schools must ensure that physical and online environments promote safety and wellbeing while minimising the opportunity for children, young people and students to be harmed.

ref. Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy v2.0 (MACS)

Child Safe Standard 10 - Review of child safety practices. Schools must ensure that implementation of the Child Safe Standards (Including Ministerial Order No. 1359) is regularly reviewed and improved.

ref. Child Safe Code of Conduct v2.0 (MACS)

Child Safe Standard 11 - Implementation of child safety practices - All schools must have their policies and procedures document how the school premises are safe for children, young people and students.

External Resources -

Commission for Children and Young People


More updates pending....