Our School - Child Safe Standards

The Victorian Government has now introduced child safe standards for organisations that work with children. Ministerial Order 870 sets out the specific actions that registered schools need to take to meet the child safe standards. At Bandiana Primary School we are committed to protecting all children. Standard 1: We have strategies embedded in our organisational culture of child safety, including effective leadership. Standard 2: We have a Child Safe Policy for Bandiana Primary School. Standard 3: We have a Code of Conduct that establishes clear expectations for appropriate behaviour with children. Standard 4: We have screening, supervision, training and other human resource practices that reduce the risk of child abuse by new and existing personnel. Standard 5: We have processes for responding to and reporting suspected child abuse ? see also DET website. Standard 6: We will have strategies in place to identify and reduce or remove risks of child abuse. Standard 7: We have strategies to promote the participation and empowerment of children.