Enrolment

Respect & Responsibility

Nambucca Valley Christian Community School takes the following actions to promote respect and responsibility:

RESPECTFUL BEHAVIOUR

  • Ensure all students address all adults by their correct title
  • Appreciate the culture and individual differences of other
  • Continue cooperative skills in learning and play
  • Learning more about our sponsored overseas children

CLASSED-BASED ACTIVITIES

 Respecting own and School property by using, maintaining and storing equipment correctly.

  • Individual ‘monitor’ service in each class
  • Being prepared for each day
  • Working cooperatively with others

NVCCS has a suite of policies and procedures which detail how students and staff should interact with one another in a Respectful and Responsible manner. The policies can be obtained upon request from the School Office.

Discipline

Nambucca Valley Christian Community School provides discipline which encourages the student’s individual growth to Christian maturity. The Discipline Policy is based on principles of procedural fairness in all areas of discipline including suspension and expulsion from the School.

In all matters of discipline, students are invited to state their version of events (the right to be heard). Discipline will be administered fairly and according to the seriousness of the misdemeanour.

The School encourages and uses positive forms of good and cooperative behaviour. Other forms of discipline include loss of play, loss of privileges and lunch time detentions.

In accordance with Government legislation, the School does not employ the use of corporal punishment nor does it encourage parents/carer or non-school persons to use this form of punishment as a response to a school issue.

The 2016 Parent Handbook is available upon request from the School Office.

Privacy

NVCCS is bound by the National Privacy Principles contained in the Commonwealth Privacy Act.

The 2016 Parent Handbook is available upon request from the School Office.

Uniform

The wearing of a school uniform is an important and vital part of our philosophy. Students at the school wear their uniform because:

  1. It speaks of a commitment to our school.
  2. It readily identifies the student and the school in the community.
  3. It encourages discipline and responsibility in the life of the student.
  4. It gives the student a sense of belonging and identification.
  5. It is practical and economical.

The School Uniform

The uniform has been carefully selected by the Board, in consultation with Staff and the P & F. It is functional and attractive as well as appropriate for the school. All students attending the school are required, as part of the enrolment acceptance, to wear the prescribed uniform which must be purchased only from the school uniform shop.

A uniform is provided for boys and girls incorporating Summer and Winter elements. Due to the generally mild nature of our climate Winter additions may be worn during Term 2 & 3 only. (This includes tights for girls, long pants for boys, jackets, gloves and scarves).

All compulsory uniform requirements must be purchased through the uniform shop at the school.

Parental Commitment

  • Parents are required to fully support the uniform code and ensure that the student is dressed appropriately at all times
  • Uniform must be clean, pressed and in good repair
  • Shoes must be kept polished and in good condition.
  • School uniform must be worn correctly at all times
  • Upgrading or replacing of uniform items should be done within a week of notification from the class teacher

Rainwear (Boys and Girls)

  • Junior School spray jacket
  • High School water resistant navy blue jacket
  • Umbrella (collapsible type)
  • Raincoat - clear or navy

BOYS K-6

Summer

  • Navy blue knee length shorts
  • Short sleeve, mid blue shirt with school badge
  • School hat - slouch or legionnaires
  • School bag, school library bag and school pencil case
  • Short navy socks (above ankle height)
  • Traditional black leather lace-up shoes (Velcro in the small sizes only: size 3-13)

Winter

As for Summer, plus:

  • Navy blue long pants (optional)
  • School knitted red jumper (not part of the sports uniform)
  • Navy blue gloves and scarf (optional)

Sports (to be worn on designated Sports Days only and representative occasions)

  • School sports shorts
  • School sports shirt
  • Sports tracksuit
  • School hat - slouch or legionnaires
  • School sports socks
  • Predominantly white sports shoes (no Dunlop Volleys, Vanns, High Tops, canvas or slip on, or fluoro shoes. There are also to be no fluoro laces)
  • School football socks - if in school football/soccer team (not for general wear)

GIRLS K-6

Summer

  • School uniform dress with school badge
  • School hat - slouch or legionnaires
  • School bag, school library bag and school pencil case
  • Red Robin white socks (above ankle height)
  • Traditional black leather lace-up shoes (Velcro in the small sizes only: size 3-13 – K-2 only)

NB. Hems on uniforms to be set at the knee when kneeling, 2cm from the floor

Winter

As for Summer, plus:

  • Knitted red school jumper (not part of sports uniform)
  • Red Robin navy blue tights
  • Navy blue gloves and scarf

Sports (to be worn on designated Sports Days only and representative occasions)

  • School sports shorts
  • School sports shirt
  • Sports tracksuit
  • School hat - slouch or legionnaires
  • School sports socks
  • Predominantly white sports shoes (no Dunlop Volleys, Vanns, High Tops, canvas or slip on, or fluoro shoes. There are also to be no fluoro laces)
  • School football socks - if in school football/soccer team (not for general wear)

BOYS HIGH SCHOOL

Summer

  • Navy blue knee length shorts
  • Short sleeve, sky blue high school shirt
  • High School sports cap or sun-safe broad brimmed hat
  • High School bag and pencil case
  • Short navy socks (above ankle height)
  • Traditional black leather lace-up shoes

Winter

As for Summer, plus:

  • Navy blue long pants (optional)
  • Navy Formal Jacket with logo
  • Navy blue gloves and/or scarf (optional)

Sports (to be worn on designated Sports Days only and representative sport occassions)

  • School sports shorts
  • School sports shirt
  • Sports tracksuit
  • School sports hat or sun-safe broad brimmed hat
  • School sports socks
  • Predominantly white sports shoes (no Dunlop Volleys, Vanns, High Tops, canvas or slip on, or fluoro shoes. There are also to be no fluoro laces)
  • School football socks - if in school football/soccer team (not for general wear)

GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL

Summer

  • Navy school skirt (not to be folded at the waist or shortened in any way)
  • Formal High school shirt
  • High School bag and pencil case
  • Red Robin short white socks (above ankle height)
  • Traditional black leather lace-up shoes
  • High School sports cap or sun-safe broad brimmed hat

NB. Hems on uniforms to be no higher than the top of the kneecap

Winter

As for Summer, plus:

  • Navy formal Jacket with logo
  • Navy school tights (optional but must be purchased from the uniform shop)
  • Navy blue gloves and/or scarf (optional)

Sports (to be worn on designated Sports Days only and representative sport occasions)

  • Ladies school sports shorts (not to be folded at the waist or shortened in any way)
  • Ladies school sports shirt
  • Sports tracksuit
  • High School sports cap or sun-safe broad brimmed hat
  • School sports socks
  • Predominantly white sports shoes (no Dunlop Volleys, Vanns, High Tops, canvas or slip on, or fluoro shoes. There are also to be no fluoro laces)
  • School football socks - if in school football/soccer team (not for general wear)

UNIFORM SHOP

All compulsory clothing items (including socks and tights) must be purchased from school uniform shop.

Our Uniform Shop is open for purchases when required. Please contact the administration office for an appointment.

Students must wear fitted, clean and pressed uniforms.

NO CREDIT is available for uniforms.

Children wearing incorrect uniform will be issued with a uniform default notice unless they have a note explaining the reason. Parents/carers will need to return a signed note to the class teacher the following day. In the event of three consecutive default notices, the Principal or delegated staff member will make contact for further discussion.

Clothing Pool

Second hand uniforms in good order may be available from the Uniform Shop at very reasonable prices. If you have any items of uniform in good order that you no longer need please drop them into the office. Someone else may be very grateful.

DRESS CODE

Hair Styles

Boys hairstyles are to be modestly cut above the collar line and not to cover the face or eyes.

Girls with hair that touches their shoulders must keep their hair tied back. No hair should be on the face or cover the eyes. Hair should be tied back with black, white/neutral or navy hair bands. K-6 girls may also wear red hair bands.

'Outlandish' hairstyles (such as "punk", "mohawks", "rats tails", long hair undercuts, dyed hair, highlights, streaks) are not appropriate for school and should therefore not be worn. 2mm crew cuts are the lowest acceptable short haircut for boys. The term 'outlandish' is interpreted to mean those hair styles pursued by individuals intent on drawing attention to themselves.

Make Up

Students are not to wear any form of make up at school without the permission of the Principal.

Jewellery

  • No items of jewellery other than a watch and/or signet ring are to be worn
  • Only studs or sleepers (1cm diameter) in girls pierced ears. No more than 2 gold/silver per earlobe
  • Nail polish is not to be worn
  • Boys are not to wear earrings
  • Neck chains are unacceptable at all times

Anti-bullying

NVCCS is committed to providing a learning environment for students that is supportive, caring and free of bullying and harassment.

As Christians, we are to honour God, honour others and to honour ourselves. Therefore “Respect and Responsibility” is promoted within the School in the context of the Christian world view.

The 2016 Parent Handbook is available upon request from the School Office.

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Dates to remember

TERM TWO 2017

JUNE

Monday 26th through to Wednesday 28th - Year 7 Echidna Gully Camp

Monday 26th through to Wednesday 28th - Year 8 Lake Ainsworth Camp

Monday 26th through to Wednesday 28th - Year 10 Work Experience

Tuesday 27th - Kaboom, Kindergarten to Year 7 Incursion

Wednesday 28th - Last Day Term 2 for Kindergarten through to Year 10