Welfare

 
Welfare Update
 
R.P.S's Welfare Officer is now Bec Teoh has been appointed to this position and has made a remarkable impact on our students and staff in the time he has been working at RPS. 
 
 
If there are any pressing welfare issues you think the school should know about ring 59-868274 and ask to speak to either
Bec Teoh or Steve Fisher 
 
ROSEBUD PRIMARY SCHOOL
ANTI-BULLYING /ANTI-HARASSMENT POLICY
 
PURPOSE
 
Rosebud Primary School is committed to providing a safe and caring environment that promotes the personal growth and self-esteem of all school community members.
 
Anti-Bullying and Anti-Harassment awareness is essential in the development of this environment.
 
AIMS
 
1. To promote the principles contained in the School's Student Code of Conduct and Student Welfare Policies, DE&T Anti-discrimination and Sexual Harassment Policy and the Victorian Equal Opportunity Act.
 
2. To develop awareness that Rosebud Primary School does not tolerate bullying or harassment in any form..
 
DEFINITIONS and EXAMPLES of BULLYING and HARASSMENT
 
1. Bullying and harassment are defined as direct or indirect acts of aggression or intimidation causing embarrassment, stress, pain or discomfort to another person and may be inflicted by individuals or groups. These acts are unwelcome and unreciprocated.
 
2. Bullying and harassment can be in many forms including physical, verbal, gesturing and exclusion. It can be planned or unintentional.
 
Physical
  • Hitting
  • Kicking
  • Spitting
  • Throwing objects
  • Removing, interfering with or hiding personal belongings
  • Patting, pinching, touching, fondling or brushing against another persons body
  • Encouraging, influencing or directing another person or group to undertake any physical actions towards another person or group
Non Physical
  • Spreading rumours
  • Verbal insults and name-calling
  • Suggestive comments concerning appearance or personal attributes
  • Repeated unwanted requests for a relationship
  • Unwelcome personal questions
  • Offensive phone calls, words or images transmitted in any form
  • Threatening or obscene gestures
  • Offensive staring
  • Frequent and deliberate exclusion from a group
  • Encouraging, influencing or directing another person or group to undertake any of these actions towards another person or group
GUIDELINES
 
1. The School will promote awareness and recognition of instances of bullying and harassment.
2. All members of the school community will report instances of bullying and harassment.
3. The school will respond to those who seek help as the victims of bullying and harassment by providing appropriate counseling and support and by acting to prevent its continuation.
4. Perpetrators of bullying and harassment will be provided with relevant and appropriate counseling and support.
5. Possible consequences for perpetrators of bullying and harassment include counseling, conciliation, mediation, and disciplinary action. Students will be made aware that bullying and harassment could lead to action.
 
RESOURCES
 
Rosebud Primary School Student Welfare Policies.

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