Please be aware that no drugs, prescription or otherwise (including Panadol), are able to be administered by the college except in certain circumstances where it is necessary for a student to take medicine on a medical practitioner’s written orders during college hours. Parents are requested to notify the college in writing, provide the correct dosage for the period in question and provide a medical certificate and doctor’s instructions / prescription indicating the necessity for the drugs to be administered at college.
Student’s phones are to be stored in lockers and switched off. If students need to make a call during college hours, students are permitted to use the college phone. If someone needs to contact them during college hours, he/she may ring the office and the message will be relayed to the student concerned. Mobile phones will be confiscated and retained in safe keeping in the office for a week, if found being used or carried at school.
Students going on holidays
Holiday leave is generally discouraged during college time; however, sometimes such leave is unavoidable or necessary. As a courtesy, parents are asked to contact the Principal to discuss the proposed leave.
- Exams to be completed upon return
- Assignments to be submitted by due date as per normal procedures—may be electronic or in advance
- Teachers can provide an indication of work to be covered and it is the student’s responsibility to catch up on their return
- It is the student’s responsibility to collect work from teachers
These are the policies and procedures adopted at St Stephen’s Catholic College. A full list of policies is available on the Catholic Education website.