Orchard Grove Primary School is committed to providing a child safe environment where children and young people are safe, feel safe, and their voices are heard about decisions that affect their lives. Our child safe policies, procedures, strategies and practices will be inclusive of the needs of all children, particularly Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.
Orchard Grove Primary School takes into account and makes reasonable adjustments to accommodate the diversity of all children including (but not limited to) the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, children with disabilities, children who are vulnerable; students in out of home care, LGBTIQ students and international students.
Orchard Grove Primary School is committed to child safety and establishing and maintaining child safe and child friendly environments, where all children feel valued and safe; including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, children with disabilities and vulnerable children. We have zero tolerance of child abuse, and all allegations and safety concerns are treated very seriously and consistently through our strict policies and procedures. We make every effort to support all children, staff, parents and guardians, volunteers and community members in upholding our shared commitment to child safety.
If you feel a child is at immediate risk of abuse phone 000.
Standard 1: Strategies to embed an organsational culture of child safety including through effective leadership arrangements.
At Orchard Grove Primary School our children, staff, parents and guardians, volunteers and community members work co-operatively to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children in our education and care, and to implement the seven child safe standards at all times. We have strong governance arrangements in place through specific policies, procedures and training, to support all stakeholders in their responsibilities and commitment to child safety.
- PROTECT – Protecting children from abuse:for parents and carers
- Note the OGPS Inclusion and Diversity Policy HERE
Standard 2: A child safe policy or commitment to child safety