Student Welfare

A high priority is given to pastoral care as well as the health and safety of all our School Community. Christian values are encouraged through curricula, in relationship building, loving discipline and in the general care of each individual in our Community – in the physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual domains.

Health and welfare, encompassing the mental, physical and emotional well-being of the student, are given the highest priority.


The Student Welfare policies include:

  • Child Protection Policy
  • Concerns, Complaints and Appeals Policy
  • Safe Schools Policy
    • Anti-Drug Policy
    • Anti- Harassment/Discrimination Policy
    • Anti-Violence/Aggression Policy
    • Anti-Bullying/Harassment Policy
  • Laptop Usage Policy
  • Communications Policy
  • Critical Events Policy
  • Emergency/Evacuation Policy
  • Intruder/Lockdown Policy
  • Grievance Policy

Other areas contributing to student welfare are:

  • Balanced teacher programme in all Key Learning Areas. Personal Development, Health and a school Devotional Programme have been developed from K - Yr 12.
  • Balanced PDHPE, including carnivals are provided.
  • Regular Evacuation and Lockdown Procedure drills.
  • Regular School social gatherings.
  • Openess of staff for regular interviews concerning student learning or welfare.
  • Opportunities to lead and serve others, both at School and in the broader community.
  • Regular assessment for all students.
  • Screening of all staff and parent/volunteer workers.

Dates to remember



Tuesday 15th to Thursday 17th - NAPLAN Years 3, 5, 7, 9

Friday 25th - Zone soccer at Tweed Heads

Monday 28th to Thursday 31st - Half Yearly Exams


Friday 1st - Half Yearly Exams

Thursday 7th - Questacon Science Circus, K to Yr 10

Friday 8th - NVCCS Athletic Carnival

Tuesday 12th - Marine and Aqua Excursion

Wednesday 13th - AFL clinic, Years 2 to 6

Thursday 14th - AIME Mentoring Program SCU

Tuesday 19th - An Evening of Music, 6.30pm to 8.30pm

Wednesday 20th - AFL clinic, Years 2 to 6.

Wednesday 20th - Responsible Pet Ownership

Wednesday 27th - AFL clinic, Years 2 to 6