1. Home
  2. Schools with boarding facilities
  3. Risk of harm is minimised
Print this page Reduce font size Increase font size

Risk of harm is minimised

Risk of harm as defined in the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998 is minimised for boarders.

Evidence of compliance

A registered non-government school must have in place and implement policies and procedures to minimise the risk of harm including supervision, with specific reference to:

  • identification of staff with allocated responsibility for students over a twenty-four (24) hour period
  • procedures for monitoring the whereabouts of students over a twenty-four (24) hour period
  • protocols and guidelines, including risk management, for boarders undertaking on-site and off-site activities
  • protocols for leave and travel arrangements.
Print this page Reduce font size Increase font size