Wilberforce Public School

Strive for Success

Telephone02 4575 1424

Emailwilberforc-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au

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.

Our school community is committed to providing a safe and secure environment promoting personal growth and excellence in all students. By developing confidence and self-esteem, and where inappropriate behaviour such as bullying, will not be accepted.

Download the Anti Bullying Plan  for more information.

From time to time parents or other members of the school community may need to approach the school in order make their concerns known.

Download the approaching your school policy (PDF 95KB) for more information.

We also have a comprehensive Mobile Device policy to ensure student interact and access techonolgy in a responsible safe manner.