6.6 Day Structure Policy

 RATIONALE                                                                                                                                                         Bellarine Secondary College is committed to providing an orderly and structured daily program. PURPOSE To ensure that all members of the College community are aware of the structured learning time and break time during the day To ensure all teaching areas have equitable access to time To ensure the College meets the requirements for 300 minutes per day …

6.5 Enrolment Policy

RATIONALE                                                                                                                                                         Bellarine Secondary College acknowledges that all students have the right to an enrolment in a Victorian Government school. Bellarine Secondary College is committed to building a community inclusive of all students and responsive to the Bellarine community. PURPOSE To guide the College in ensuring enrolment processes are inclusive, value diversity and respond to community needs To provide an …

3.2 Course Selection Policy

RATIONALE                                                                                                                                                         The course a student studies has the potential to impact on the pathways open to them following the completion of their secondary education. Accurate, timely, efficient and effective counselling is critical to students making well informed decisions. Engagement of families in making these important decisions is very important. Bellarine Secondary College must plan to optimise outcomes for students …

3.1 Pathways and Transistions Policy

RATIONALE Career choice is often a confusing and stressful process for students and families.  The correct matching of a student’s abilities, desires and ambitions with a career path that will prove fruitful, enjoyable and realistic is an important process in any student’s education. Bellarine Secondary College is committed to providing access to a diverse range of programs incorporating personalised pathways …

2.1.8 Medication Administration Policy

RATIONALE                                                                                                                   Many students attending school need medication to control a health condition.  It is necessary that Bellarine Secondary College staff (as part of their duty of care) assist students, where appropriate to take their medication.  The College will ensure the student’s privacy and confidentiality and will exercise sensitivity towards this issue to avoid any stigmatization PURPOSE To ensure the College …