Laurieton Public School

Responsibility and Respect

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Rules and policies

Rules and policies are in place to make sure your child remains safe and well at school.

Visit the NSW Department of Education’s policy library for all current operational policies.

Our school uses the department's School Community Charter to ensure all of our communication is collaborative and respectful.

Attendance and absences

Students must attend school regularly so they can achieve their educational best and increase their career and life options.

In NSW, all children from the age of 6 are legally required to attend school or be registered for home schooling through the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA). All students must complete Year 10, or its equivalent and remain in school, employment or training until they turn 17.

For more information about compulsory school attendance, visit:

School frameworks (school rules)

As well as following the department’s operational policies, we have developed frameworks for our students in line with our school’s values and commitments.

Anti-bullying policy

Laurieton Public School promotes quality learning in a safe and happy environment. The school's anti-bullying policy reflects daily and long term practices for ensuring the highest possible levels of safety and comfort for all students.

The plan is attached here for the information of parents and community members.

View the Anti-bullying Plan for more information.

Discipline policy

This policy summarises the school's policy on discipline, which aligns with NSW Department of Education and Training policies on student welfare and discipline.

View the Student Discipline and Welfare policy  for more information.

Attendance policy

This policy summarises the school's policy on attendance which aligns with NSW Department of Education and Training policy.

View the Attendance Policy  for more information.

Code of responsibilty and respect

Students of Laurieton Public School undertake to uphold the School Code of Responsibility and Respect:

  • be kind and considerate to others
  • treat others with respect, courtesy and care
  • at all times represent the school with pride and to the best of one's ability
  • take pride in personal appearance and wearing our school uniform
  • be polite, co-operative and truthful
  • treat all property with respect and care – one's own and others'
  • promote happiness and maintain peace whenever possible
  • uphold the school rules
  • always play in a safe manner