Policies within Catholic Education in WA have been developed to ensure consistent and optimum learning environments. Some key policies are available below for your information. Should you have other queries relating to policies please contact Mater Christi Catholic Primary School on 6173 9000.

Code of Conduct The minimum standards of conduct in all behaviour and decision making to ensure the safety and well-being of students. Code of Conduct
Behaviour Management Policy At Mater Christi Catholic Primary EVERYBODY has the RIGHT to be safe; be respected and be valued. Bullying undermines these values and affects everyone within our community. Bullying in any form is not acceptable at Mater Christi and it is everyone’s responsibility to prevent it occurring. Behaviour Management Policy
Child Protection policy The Catholic Education Commission of Western Australia (CECWA) is committed to child protection strategies and procedures to ensure the care, safety and protection of all children in Catholic schools. CECWA Child Protection policy
Collection Notice Relates to the collection of student-related information under the Privacy Act. Privacy Act Collection Notice
Composition of Classes Policy At Mater Christi the classes are constructed in the best interests of the children. Teachers have excellent knowledge of how the children relate, work and socialise in current classes and the playground, and all of this information is used in the composition of classes. Composition of Classes Policy
Dispute and Complaints Resolution Policy Catholic Education is committed to ensuring that disputes and complaints are dealt with fairly, objectively and in a timely manner, and that processes reflect the principles of participation, co-responsibility and subsidiarity. Dispute and Complaints Resolution Policy
Healthy Food and Drink Policy Catholic schools encourage students to make responsible choices for their lives including healthy food choices. Healthy Food and Drink Policy
Homework Policy Mater Christi Catholic Primary believes that homework is a part of the whole school learning programme. It is an integral part of children’s education. It helps maintain communication between the school and home on the child’s academic growth and reinforces basic skills and concepts taught in class. Homework Policy
Student use of ICT Policy ICT and in particular the Internet, are valuable tools in the Catholic school’s goal to educate the whole person. The Internet offers great educational opportunities when we use it responsibly. Student use of ICT Policy
Student Acceptable use agreement Yrs K-3
Student Acceptable use agreement Yrs 4-6
Pastoral Care Policy Pastoral care is the school's concern for the development of all individuals in its community and its ongoing response to their various needs. Pastoral Care
School Uniform Policy Students are obliged to wear the school uniform provided by the Mater Christi Uniform Shop and maintain certain standards of dress. Uniform Policy
Student Enrolment Policy In Western Australia, the Mandate of the Bishops requires the Catholic Education Commission of Western Australia to make Catholic school education available to all Catholic children, insofar as this is possible. Student Enrolment Policy
Traffic Guidelines & Rules Traffic Guidelines and Rules
School Exclusion Guidelines A number of common-sense rules apply to helping maintain the health and wellness of children and staff at Mater Christi. Please familiarise yourself with these. Specific health-related topic fact sheets are also available. School Exclusion Guidelines
Statement of Philosophy for Early Childhood At Mater Christi, we provide holistic learning experiences that reflect good early childhood principles and practices. We respect student diversity and work to support the individual needs of each child to foster their spiritual, physical, cognitive, linguistic, creative, social and emotional development. Statement of Philosophy for Early Childhood
Sun Protection Policy Our sun protection policy has been adopted to ensure that all staff and students attending Mater Christi Catholic Primary School are protected from skin damage caused by UV radiation from the sun. This policy is to be implemented throughout the year, but with particular emphasis from the beginning of August through to the end of May. Sun Protection Policy
Fees Setting and Collection Mater Christi Catholic Primary School has a responsibility to communicate the financial constraints under which they operate, to parents enrolling their children in the school. Parents are asked to make a commitment to support the school’s education programme financially by paying fees. School Fees Setting and Collection Policy
Whistleblower Policy Catholic Education Western Australia Limited (CEWA Ltd) is committed to fostering a culture that reflects transparency and integrity and promotes Catholic values and ethical behaviour. Whistleblower Policy
3YO-Year 6 Enrolment Form School Enrolment Form
Leave of absence Should a child need to be absent for an organised period of time, Mater Christi requires the completion of this form and that it is handed into the office. Student Leave Of Absence Note
Medication self-administration Should a child need to self-administer any prescribed medication, Mater Christi requires the completion of this form and that it is handed into the office. Medication Administration Form
Parish Priest Reference Form Some Catholic secondary schools require as part of their application process, a completed Parish Priest Reference. Parish Priest Reference