Student Health & Safety


We are committed to maintaining the highest possible health and safety standards for our school children. 

 

For more information about student health, bike/scooter safety, cyber safety please see links below:

 

Student Health 

If your child requires medication to be administered at school, either temporarily or in the long term, please completed the

Medication Authorisation Form and bring it to the school office with the medication. 

 

For more serious anaphylatic or asthmatic conditions please also complete an Anaphylaxis Action Plan or Asthma Action Plan and drop it to the school office with the medication.  

 

Information about common conditions and diseases can be found on the Victorian Government's Better Health website.  For your information we have listed some below:  

 

 

Chickenpox

 

Whooping Cough

 

Shingles

 

Asthma

 

ME/CFS Facts

 

Impetigo

 

Headlice

 

Slapped Cheek

 

Helping Children And Young People Cope With Crisis

 

Infectious Diseases Exclusion Table for Primary Schools

 

Bike & Scooter Safety

Click on the GIPS Bicycle Policy for more information about students travelling to and from school on their bike or scooter. More cyclist safety information can be found at Vic Roads

 

Cyber Safety

The responsible use of technology is critical for our students today.  Technology is very much used by all of our students here at GIPS (from Grade Prep through to Grade 6) and we support the responsible use of computers, iPads, the internet and mobile phones. 

 

Check out some useful cybersafety tools below: 

 

A cybersafety quiz for students:

 

https://www.esafety.gov.au/kids-quiz/


Department of Education Bully Stoppers Program:

 

http://www.education.vic.gov.au/about/programs/bullystoppers/Pages/advicecybersafe.aspx

E-Safety:

 

eSafety Commissioner – Parents page


eSafety Commissioner – kids page

 

Click here for the GIPS Digital Learning Policy