Rules and policies are in place to make sure your child remains safe and well at school.
Visit the NSW Department of Education’s policy library for all current operational policies.
Our school uses the department's School Community Charter to ensure all of our communication is collaborative and respectful.
Attendance and absences
Students must attend school regularly so they can achieve their educational best and increase their career and life options.
In NSW, all children from the age of 6 are legally required to attend school or be registered for home schooling through the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA). All students must complete Year 10, or its equivalent.
Young people below the age of 17 who have completed Year 10 must be:
in school, or registered for home schooling
in approved education or training, such as a traineeship, apprenticeship or TAFE
in full-time paid employment (average 25 hours a week)
in a combination of work, education and/or training (average of 25 hours a week combined).
Students 17 years and over who are enrolled in school must attend school regularly to meet HSC course requirements.
As a parent or carer, you are responsible for ensuring your child attends school every day when they are of compulsory school age. You must explain all absences to the school within 7 days.
For more information about compulsory school attendance, visit:
The following frameworks apply to students at our school.
Student use of electronic devices
There is a range of technology available today including mobile telephones, pagers, digital cameras, portable CD and MP3 players/iPods, personal digital assistants and other similar devices. All of these have the potential to be incorporated appropriately into lessons, opening exciting new approaches to learning. When these technologies are misused by students they can be very disruptive to teaching and learning and in some cases cause harm.
Wiley Park Girls High School acknowledges that students may need to be in possession of a mobile telephone at school for reasons relating to their safety in travelling to and from school.
Download our current mobile phone policy:
- Mobile Phone Policy (PDF)
School uniform policy
All girls are expected to wear school uniform every day, this means at school and to and from school.
They are to wear full uniform on all occasions when representing the school or on school activities.
Download our current school uniform policy:
- School Uniform Policy (PDF)
The purpose of homework is to enhance student learning. Homework bridges the gap between learning at school and learning at home. It reinforces work done in class and helps to develop skills such as research and time management.
Homework helps establish the habits of study, concentration and self discipline. It provides training for students in planning and organising time and develops a range of skills in identifying and using information resources.
Parents/caregivers have the opportunity to see the progress of their child. Homework provides challenges and stimulus to gifted and talented children.
Values are taught in the classroom to help our students to:
- Develop a love of learning
- Pursue excellence and high standards
- Develop care and respect for themselves and others
- Take pride in their work
- Exhibit a strong sense of fairness and social justice
- Have respect for and understanding of Australia's history including the cultures and experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the first peoples of Australia, and Australia as a multicultural society
- Have an appreciation of Australia's history and multicultural society
- Actively participate as citizens
All students are expected to:
- Attend school every day, unless they are legally excused
- Be in class on time and prepared to learn
- Maintain a neat appearance and follow the school uniform policy
- Behave safely, considerately and responsibly including when travelling to and from school
- Follow class rules, speak courteously and cooperate with instructions and learning activities
- Treat staff, other students and members of the school community with dignity and respect
- Care for property belonging to themselves, the school and others.
Any behaviour that infringes on other people's safety such as harassment, bullying or any illegal behaviour will not be tolerated at our school.
Download our homework policy:
- Homework Policy (PDF)