Here at OLMC we seek to create a respectful enviroment, that enhances learning, nutures our young, and empowers our whole school community to authentically live out the faith that we proclaim.

All current policies below this point are considered under review in 2021 and will be updated by the end of the year. Should there be conflicting information between the policy information below and the policy information above, the Catholic Education Western Australia Limited Policy is to be followed.

Aboriginal Education Plan
The purpose of this document is to promote Aboriginal people and their culture. At Our Lady of Mount Carmel we strongly believe that Aboriginal people and perspectives are imperative to creating a more unified and inclusive society. We want to place a greater emphasis on Aboriginal perspectives in our classrooms and with the wider school and Hilton community.
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Capital Planning & Development Policy
The Catholic Education Commission of Western Australia (CECWA) strives to make Catholic education available to all Catholic children insofar as this is possible, at the same time embodying the Church’s special preference for the poor and disadvantaged.
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Catholic School Retreat Policy
School retreats are an integral part of the life-long faith formation of young people. They promote systematic, intentional catechesis as part of the comprehensive evangelisation of students.
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Child Protection Policy
From the moment they join a Catholic school community, students should learn of their value as human persons. Every aspect of the school’s life should reflect a Christian pastoral dimension. The pastoral dimension of a Catholic school needs to include the mutual care and support staff demonstrate both towards each other and for their students. At Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Primary School we stress that every staff member shares responsibility for the pastoral dimension of the Catholic school in accordance with the Framework for the Development of Pastoral Care in Catholic Schools.
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Christian Service Learning Policy
OLMC is a community inspired by our motto of Truth, Prayer and Service. We are all gifted in some way and the challenge for each student is to use their gifts in the service of others. Our Carmel Care senior leadership group forms the basis of our Christian Service Learning Program with involvement from all year levels encouraged.
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Complaints and Disputes Policy
The purpose of this policy statement is to provide an overview of the process to be followed at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Primary School in the resolution of a dispute or complaint that may arise from time to time.
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Digital Technology use by Staff
Digital Technology (DT) is utilised in schools for the purposes of learning, teaching and administration. Digital Technology offers schools of teaching and administrative tools that help students develop to their full potential and implement effective and efficient business practices. Digital Technology also presents risks that must be understood and managed.
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Healthy Food Policy
The human person, though made of body and soul, is a unity... The human body shares in the dignity of the image of God: it is a human body precisely because it is animated by a spiritual soul, and it is the whole human person that is intended to become, in the body of Christ, a temple of the Spirit.
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Information and Communication Technology Use by Students Policy
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has been introduced into the College predominantly through email and the Internet. The availability of such resources provides the opportunity for the College to help students develop their full potential. ICT provides significant educational value but can pose a risk of exposure to inappropriate and offensive material and personal safety.
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Occupational Safety & Health in Schools Policy
Dignity, safety and well-being of people are central to the Church’s teaching. The Catholic Education Commission of Western Australia (CECWA) acknowledges this and recognises that it is obligated under the Occupational Safety and Health Act (WA) 1984 (the OSH Act) to ensure the safety and health of all school-based workplace participants.
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Out-of-School Learning & Training Policy
Out-of-School Learning and Training Programs provide a valuable pathway for students to explore their transition from school to post-school opportunities. Catholic Education contributes to the development of students and their individual needs by providing an educational experience that seeks to promote integrated personal development by relating their curriculum and learning to real life situations (Mandate paragraph 66).
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Privacy Policy
The Catholic school is a reflection of the Church’s commitment to the dignity of the individual (Mandate para 6). It is important for schools to demonstrate this commitment in the manner in which they protect information that they hold about their school community. The Catholic school requires information about students and their families in order to provide for the education of these students.
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School Excursions
Excursions and camps are conducted as an integral part of the educational programme that the College offers and are to reflect both the Catholic and Carmelite Principles upon which the school stands. They make learning meaningful and provide students with practical experiences that contribute to their holistic development. Excursions and camps are conducted as part of the educational program of the school.
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School Fees Setting & Collection Policy
The Catholic Education Commission of Western Australia (CECWA) has a responsibility to make a Catholic education available to all Catholic students whose parents seek a Catholic education for them, insofar as this is possible, while embodying the Church's special preference for the poor and disadvantaged. Schools have a responsibility to communicate the financial constraints under which they operate to parents enrolling their children in Catholic schools. Parents are asked to make a commitment to support Catholic education financially by paying fees.
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Bullying Behaviour Policy - An Appendix to Building a Safe a Friendly School Policy
Our Lady of Mount Carmel’s pro-active approach to dealing with ‘Bullying Behaviour’ ensures we continue to work towards creating a calm, friendly, safe and supportive environment. While the Social Education Program promotes the peaceful classroom processes and activities, helping students to understand and manage conflict constructively, there will be times when students will experience bullying behaviour.
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Building a Safe a Friendly School Policy - Behaviour Management Plan
The School Wide Positive Behaviour Policy at OLMC School is based on the premise that all members of our community have the right to be treated with respect and courtesy. Gospel values such as honesty, justice, integrity, compassion and love must be apparent in all situations where behaviour issues are concerned. Any behaviour that takes away from the Gospel values of the school, including bullying, racism, injustice and harassment, must be addressed.
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Selection of Appropriate Texts Policy
Our Lady of Mount Carmel aims to help students integrate culture, faith and life. Culture is valued and Our Lady of Mount Carmel promotes discussion and critical thought. The values and attitudes at Our Lady of Mount Carmel are founded upon the teaching of Jesus Christ. Therefore, the selection of texts is an important and careful process.
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Staff Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying Policy
The following procedures are available to all members of staff in West Australian Catholic schools who have complaints of harassment, discrimination or bullying against their principal.
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Student Enrolment Policy
Our Lady of Mount Carmel School (OLMC) exists to further the mission of the Church. In Western Australia, the mandate of the Bishops requires the Catholic Education Commission of WA to make Catholic school education available to all Catholic children, insofar as this is possible.
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Uniform Policy
Our school uniform not only provides a sense of belonging and pride of association in students at Our Lady of Mount Carmel School but also promotes the safety and security of students by allowing for the ready identification of students as belonging to our school. Equality is fostered through this Uniform Policy, common to all students.
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