Code of Conduct
As defined by the School Charter:
The Black Rock Primary School community comprises a diverse range of people that includes parents, guardians, members of the local business sector, district organisations and local residents. In providing the highest quality education that meets the needs of students Black Rock Primary School relies on close liaison with community members to:
- support school rules, codes of practices, programs and decisions made by the school.
- provide access for students to local resources that enhance their learning experiences.
- provide support for school activities.
- obtain appropriate feedback and advice on school programs.
Wherever access is obtained to community resources, Black Rock Primary School will ensure that:
- all members of the community are welcomed at the school and treated with respect.
- demands placed on resources are not excessive.
- rights of community members are respected and confidentially guaranteed.
- appropriate protocols are established.
Black Rock Primary School will keep the community informed of its achievements and activities through:
- the bi-weekly school newsletter and class newsletters.
- holding regular meetings with parents and School Council.
- publishing School Council annual reports on the school's performance in terms of the school Charter.
- encouraging an ‘open door’ approach to the community and establishing clear points of first contact with the school.
- developing appropriate ‘open day’ and ‘presentation night’ programs.
Black Rock Primary School will obtain the community's views on its performance by:
- seeking and including community responses in the evaluation of school goals and programs including parent opinion surveys.
- undertaking such surveys cyclically, by sampling techniques or by any other appropriate method.