Parents and carers play a critical role in the education of their children.
Pope Francis has stated in his Apostolic Exhortation Amoris Laetitia, “School is not a substitute for parents but is complementary to them.”
In supporting and complementing the role of parents and carers to engage with their child’s education, and through the compilation of feedback, the following resources in this section are intended to provide guidance and support to parents and carers:
Cyber Safety is an important modern issue that faces our students and their families. The Catholic Schools Office aims to ensure students at each of our schools and their parents or carers are well informed about cybersafety so they have the best possible outcomes from using the internet. Please find some useful links and resources below:
- Office of the eSafety Commissioner
- Cybersafety Solutions
- Bullying. No way!
- Australian Institute of Family Studies
Protecting our Children
We take the protection of children very seriously in our Catholic schools. Child protection in Catholic schools is governed by state and national legislation and protocols. Some websites that will provide you with further information about child protection and the National Safe Schools Framework include the Safe School Hub and "Keep Them Safe" at the Department of Community Services website.
Transition to Kindergarten
Starting school is an important time for children and families. Children who make a positive start to school are more likely to:
- feel comfortable, relaxed and valued
- feel excited and motivated to learn
- have good relationships with others
- develop a sense of belonging within the school community.
Our schools provide a number of programs, opportunities and planned experiences to ensure the transition into Kindergarten is a smooth and positive experience for all students and their families.