Our Policies

Privacy Policy
This Privacy Policy applies to St Joseph's School, Northam conducted by the Catholic Education Office of the Archdiocese of Perth (the 'CEO').
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Anti-Bullying and Harassment - Parents
As a Catholic school, with Jesus Christ as our founder and role model, bullying and harassment is an anathema. If the members of our Catholic school community are to be true witnesses, committed to and reflective of the Gospel values, then bullying and harassment of any kind is not to be condoned and actively discouraged.
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Anti-Bullying and Harassment - Students
Jesus clearly stated in Mark 12:31: Love your neighbour as you love yourself.
Therefore ~ St Joseph’s is a school that CARES.
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Acceptable Use for Computers
The School's computing facilities are primarily intended for use in the teaching, research and administrative functions of the school.
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Dispute or Complaint
The purpose of this publication is to provide an overview of the process to be utilised in Catholic schools in the resolution of a dispute or complaint that may arise from time to time.
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Drugs
The policy is based on two main principles, being first and foremost opposition to drug abuse, and secondly, abstinence from illegal drug use.
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Enrolment
The St Joseph’s School Enrolment Policy is framed in accordance with the principles and practices contained in the enrolment related policies of the Catholic Education Commission of WA.
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Homework
Regular homework is a valuable aspect of the learning process and contributes to the development of sound study habits. It encourages independent learning and time management skills. It aids in the revision of content and skills learned in class. Sometimes it can be used to complete unfinished work as well.
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Mobile Phones
The increased ownership of mobile phones requires that the School administration, teachers, students and parents take steps to ensure that mobile phones are used responsibly.
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Pastoral Curriculum
Simple Pastoral Care strategies are: The use of Christian names, the practice of greeting students, positive reinforcement and reward of effort and achievement.
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Personal Presentation
This set of regulations, refers to the manner in which students present themselves as identifiably representing St Joseph’s School - during or after school hours, at or away from school premises.
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School Fees Collection
On behalf of the Catholic Education Commission of Western Australia, St Joseph’s School Northam seeks to provide a high quality Catholic education with a fee structure that acknowledges both the socio-economic background of families and the need to collect fees in order for the School to operate effectively.
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School Regulations
Regulations at St Joseph’s School are intended to encourage students to develop respect for self and others, courtesy, co-operation, a sense of service, responsibility, self-discipline, capacity to choose Christian morality as the basis of behaviour and a sense of personal freedom in the pursuit of goals.
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