Bush Fire Season
Our school has been identified as a school at increased risk if a bush fire were to break out on a day when a catastrophic fire danger rating is issued for our area.
Information for parents and carers provided by the Department about these arrangements is attached.
Please contact the school on telephone 02 6674 9777 if you would like any further information about this matter.
Working with children check procedures (WWCC)
Department of Education Working with Children Check Policy and Procedures will be followed. The Principal, Deputy Principal and SAM review Kingscliff High School procedures annually and maintain up to date procedures and required documentation.
Protecting and supporting children and young people procedures
Department of Education Protecting and Supporting Children and Young People procedures will be followed. Annual training (face to face and/or e training modules) conducted for all staff at Kingscliff High School.
We create and maintain a safe school environment by protecting the wellbeing of our students and promoting positive relationships between students.
Strict safety checks are in place to protect students including criminal record checks of all permanent and casual teachers. We teach our students to recognise when they may be unsafe and how to get help.
Web filtering technology prevents students from accessing inappropriate material on the internet and email system. For information in community languages, see Internet access Information sheet.
We work hard to prevent bullying in our school and we recognise that the best outcomes are achieved by school communities, parents, students and teachers, working together to help prevent and to respond to bullying.
Our Anti-bullying Plan includes protection, prevention, early intervention and response strategies for student bullying. Any student who experiences bullying and any person who witnesses bullying should report it to a teacher or the school principal.
Anti-racism education is taught in our classrooms and we make every effort to ensure our school is free from discrimination. Our anti-racism contact officer can help any member of the school community who wishes to raise a complaint of racism. Our anti-racism contact officer can help any member of our school community who wishes to raise a complaint of racism. For more information see information in community languages.
We teach students about the damaging effects of the sun and promote sun safety practices.
Road safety education is taught to all students from Kindergarten to Year 10 as part of personal development, health and physical education (PDHPE). Driver education programs are also taught as part of the PDHPE 7-10 syllabus.
Drug education and understanding responsibility and relationships is taught as part of PDHPE from Kindergarten to Year 10.
Crossroads is a course for Years 11 and 12 students. It encourages students to extend and build on the relationship and drug issues outcomes achieved in PDHPE in previous years and reflects other contemporary health issues facing young people.