St Stephen’s School is committed to providing education and care to children and young people to assist them to develop into high-achieving, supported students, positively connected to each other and to the communities in which they live and which they will serve.
The School is committed to ensuring the safety, welfare and wellbeing of all children and young people at the School and is dedicated to protecting them from abuse and grooming by implementing robust policies and procedures to deter abuse and grooming and facilitate detection and reporting at the School.
At St Stephen’s School we have a zero tolerance for child abuse and grooming, The School regards its child protection responsibilities with the utmost importance and as such is committed to providing the necessary resources to ensure compliance with all relevant child protection laws and regulations and to maintain safe and supportive School physical and online environments for all children and young people.
St Stephen’s follows the 10 National Principles for being a Child Safe Organisation below:
St Stephen’s deliver the “The Keeping Safe: Child Protection Curriculum (KS:CPC)” child safety program for children and young people from age 3 to Year 12.
The aim of the KS: CPC is to teach all children from a young age, in an age appropriate way, to:
The themes are:
The focus areas are: