Chittaway Bay Public School

Growing and Learning

Telephone02 4388 2188

Rules and policies

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 and remain in school, employment or training until they turn 17.

For more information about compulsory school attendance, visit:

School frameworks (school policies)

The following frameworks apply to students at our school.

Our School Discipline Code promotes good discipline and effective learning. Our school is a Positive Behaviour for Learning (PBL) school and we work towards meeting the expectations of being Safe, Responsible, Respectful and Engaged.


Chittaway Bay Public School is a Positive Behaviour for Learning School. 

Positive Behaviour for Learning ( PBL) is an evidence-based whole school process to improve learning outcomes for all students. PBL is a comprehensive, integrated approach to student wellbeing and behaviour.


  • Walk around school in a safe and sensible manner
  • Keep your hands and feet to yourself
  • Follow teacher instructions
  • Stay in bounds


  • Follow the school rules
  • Be organised
  • Value the environment
  • Be in the right place at the right time


  • Listen politely to all staff : 5 L's (look, listen, lips, lap, legs)
  • Respect all property of the school, others and your own
  • Have self-respect
  • Respect the opinions, feelings and ability of others


  • Allow others to learn
  • Accept challenges
  • Have a positive attitude
  • Do your best


NSW public schools are committed to providing safe, supportive and responsive learning environments for everyone. We teach and model the behaviours we value in our students. The Behaviour Code for Students explains the expectations for students.