Essendon North Primary School is committed to promoting an engaging, inclusive learning environment for all. We recognise the importance of the partnership between schools and parents to support student learning, engagement and wellbeing. We share a commitment to, and a responsibility for, ensuring inclusive, safe and orderly environments for children and young people.
All students, staff and family members have the right to be safe, and feel safe, in their school community. With this right comes the responsibility to be law abiding citizens and to be accountable for actions that intimidate or put at risk the safety of others or oneself. This includes behaviour that may be considered antisocial.
The community has developed a Code of Conduct that is intended to provide guidelines for the effective development of positive and constructive relationships between all members of the school community. This is a guide for all members of the School Community about the standards of conduct that are acceptable in the school environment, or when attending any official or social function, or activity, of or relating to the school, or in any location at which the school is represented. All school community members are expected to uphold the responsibilities as outlined in the ENPS Community Code of Conduct, the ENPS Statement of Values and School Philosophy, the ENPS Guiding Statements and the Department of Education and Training's Respectful Behaviours within the School Community Policy.
As a minimum, all school community members must: