The Avondale Primary School community is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. This will be the primary focus of our care and decision-making.
Avondale Primary School has zero tolerance for child abuse.
The Avondale Primary School community is committed to providing a child safe environment where children and young people are safe and feel safe, and their voices are heard in relation to decisions that affect their lives. Particular attention will be paid to the cultural safety of Indigenous children and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, as well as the safety of children with a disability.
Every person involved in the Avondale Primary School community has a responsibility to understand the important and specific role he/she plays individually and collectively to ensure that the wellbeing and safety of all children and young people is at the forefront of all they do and every decision they make.Avondale Primary School is committed to providing a safe and respectful learning environment where bullying will not be tolerated.
Avondale students are:
Steps students can take:
Tell an adult
Protect othersImagine postersStudents in each grade were asked to design a poster with the theme 'Imagine a world free from bullying'. The 2 posters winners from each class have now formed a student representative team. This team meets on a regular basis to discuss issues of concern and develop ways to promote getting along and friendships.PoliciesClick to view a copy of our Bullying Prevention Policy or Inclusion and Diversity Policy. These policies addresses how Avondale Primary School aims to create an inclusive learning environment, as well as prevent and respond to student bulying behaviour in accordance with our Student Wellbeing and Engagement and Behaviour Management policies. This policy applies to all school activities, including camps and excursions.https://www.avondaleps.vic.edu.au/uploaded_files/media/bullyzero_parent_information_sheet.pdfResources for parentsBullying NO WAY
https://bullyingnoway.gov.au/YourRole/Pages/For-Parents-and-carers.aspxBully Zerohttps://bullyzero.org.au/bullying/Bully Stoppershttps://www.education.vic.gov.au/about/programs/bullystoppers/Pages/default.aspx