At Heritage College we know that students have to be well to learn well. We promote student wellbeing in all our learning experiences with a focus on social-emotional learning, bullying prevention and child safety.
Heritage College is an environment that support students development and provides students with the knowledge, understanding and skills to manage their own wellbeing and to support their peers.
Keeping our children safe
Heritage College is committed to the safety of each child in our school community. No form of child abuse will be tolerated. The College is committed to providing a safe environment for children with a disability and to ensure that Aboriginal children and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds who attend the school are supported in an inclusive environment. All members of the school community have a duty to ensure that children are kept safe and the College has in place the following:
- Child Safe Policy
- Staff and Volunteer Code of Conduct
- A Child Safety Officer: Mr Ross Melles (Principal)
- Procedures for the reporting of child abuse
- Procedures for the appointment, training and supervision of Staff
- Strategies to identify and reduce risks of child abuse
- Staff training in the identification and reporting of child abuse
- Regular reporting on child safe matters to Board level
- Regular monitoring and evaluation of the risk control strategies in place
- Communication with the school community about the child safe policies and procedures in place
- A commitment to ensure an environment where children feel safe and are able to communicate any concerns that they may have.
Behold, children are a heritage from the LORD (Psalm 127:3)
Click here to download our Child Safe Policy.