Scotts Head Public School

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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.

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.

For more information about compulsory school attendance, visit:

School frameworks (school policies)

The following frameworks apply to students at our school.

Scotts Head Public School promotes the practice of self-regulation. This allows our students to monitor their own behaviour and become responsible members of their community.

Our school bases our expectations of behaviour on 4 key values. These values were decided on by members of our school community and are as follows:

  • Respect
  • Teamwork
  • Responsibility
  • Honesty

SunSmart Policy (DOC 48KB)

Enrolment Policy (PDF 158KB)