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Child Safety

Child Safety

At St Anthony’s School we believe all students have the right to learn and feel happy in a safe and secure environment. In order for this to occur it is important that all students, parents and staff understand their rights and responsibilities. These are outlined in our St Anthony’s School Codes of Conduct.

This page is a collection of resources to help all members of our community gain clarity as to the roles of students, parents and staff, and also provide a means for our school members to understand their pathways and options if they feel the need for clarity and support.

Keeping Safe: Child Protection Curriculum (KS:CPC)

The Keeping Safe: Child Protection Curriculum (KS:CPC) is a child safety program for children and young people from age 3 to Year 12. It teaches children to:

At St Anthony’s School, the Keeping Safe: Child Protection Curriculum will be delivered by the classroom teacher

The KS:CPC is used extensively throughout Catholic Education and is taught by teachers who have completed a KS:CPC training course. The school has a responsibility to protect children and young people from abuse in its own settings and in the wider community. All children and young people have a right to:

  • be treated with respect and to be protected from harm
  • be asked for their opinions about things that affect their lives and to be listened to
  • feel and be safe in their interactions with adults and other children and young people
  • understand as early as possible what is meant by ‘feeling and being safe’