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Manilla Central School

Manilla Central School

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Student health and safety

We are committed to ensuring a safe and happy environment for your child.

We support your child’s health and safety through a range of strategies including:

For more information, visit the student wellbeing section of the department’s website.

Like all NSW public schools, we promote the healthy development of students through:

  • school programs and practices that protect and promote health and safety

  • supporting individual students who need help with health issues

  • providing first aid and temporary care of students who become unwell or who have an accident at school.

Exemption form

Absences for reasons such as: medical (whooping cough, measles, visits to specialists etc), exceptional circumstances (sporting representation, floods, funerals, unavoidable family holidays, etc) apply here.

To ensure this exemption is granted the Department of Education and Communities has requested that the school be informed of the absence beforehand.  

This Exemption Form (DOC 60KB) can be filled in electronically, printed and signed, then submitted through our front office.  Alternatively, a paper form can be obtained from our school office.

Student wellbeing

Like all NSW public schools, we provide safe learning and teaching environments to encourage healthy, happy, successful and productive students.

The department is committed to creating quality learning opportunities for children and young people. These opportunities support wellbeing through positive and respectful relationships and fostering a sense of belonging to the school and community.

The Wellbeing Framework for Schools helps schools support the cognitive, physical, social, emotional and spiritual development of students and allow them to connect, succeed and thrive throughout their education.

School chaplaincy welfare program

Manilla Central School receives funding from the Australian Government under the National School Chaplaincy and Student Welfare Program.

The program is voluntary and has the support of the Manilla Central School P & C and the Manilla Ministers Fraternal. It assists the school to support spiritual, social and emotional wellbeing of the students. This can include support and guidance about ethics, values, relationships and spirituality; the provision of pastoral care and enhancing engagement with the broader community.

Positive Behaviour for Learning

At our school, we use Positive Behaviour for Learning (PBL) – a whole-school approach for creating a positive, safe and supportive school climate where students can learn and develop. Our whole school community works together to establish expected behaviours and teach them to all students.

View the Manilla Central School positive behaviour for learning guidelines.

Student leadership

Student leadership helps young people find their voices, participate in decision-making, and understand their rights and responsibilities as active citizens. It helps students have a real impact on their learning and school environment and prepares them to participate meaningfully in their community.

Students can be leaders in the classroom, through their actions in the playground, through their support for others, or their involvement in academic, sporting, cultural or local community events or projects.

For more information about opportunities in NSW public schools, visit Student voice and leadership.