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School Policies

School Policies

The Diocesan Education Council (DEC) assists the Bishop in formulating the Townsville Diocesan Catholic Education vision and identity. The DEC makes and monitors educational policies so that they are consistent with the Diocesan Mission Statement. The policy framework of the Diocesan Education Council provides a unifying focus for all Diocesan schools, and schools formulate additional policies to address operational aspects of school life.

Privacy Policy

We consider all personal, sensitive and health information of parents or caregivers, students and prospective employees to be private and will only use information collected and recorded to fulfil the educational mission of the Catholic Education Office of the Diocese of Townsville.

Code of Conduct for Parents

All system schools in the Townsville Diocese have adopted a Code of Conduct for Parents, and all parents/carers are asked to abide by the rights, responsibilities and ethos outlined in this document.

Work Health and Safety Policy

Our school has a Work Health and Safety Policy that follows the Education Office of the Diocese of Townsville policy ensuring that safety is kept as number one for all.

Addressing Student Bullying in Schools Policy

Our school has an Addressing Student Bullying Policy that follows the Education Office of the Diocese of Townsville policy ensuring that all students feel valued and treated with dignity.

Student Protection 

St Michael's Catholic School is committed to ensuring a safe school environment for all students, with a focus on the critical area of student welfare. All schools in the Townsville Catholic Diocese have a comprehensive Student Protection program for all staff (teachers, school support staff and office staff) in the Diocese. 

Student Protection information

Sexual Harassment Policy

Our school follows the Education Office of the Diocese of Townsville Sexual Harassment Policy ensuring that every employee understands that any form of harassment is unacceptable.