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 rules)
As well as following the department’s operational policies, we have developed frameworks for our students in line with our school’s values and commitments.
KPS Anti-Bullying Plan
This plan outlines the processes for preventing and responding to student bullying in our school and reflects the Bullying: Preventing and Responding to Student Bullying in Schools Policy of the New South Wales Department of Education and Communities.
Please click here to view the KPS Anti-Bullying plan for more information.
Road safety education at Kurnell Public School is integral to the safety and wellbeing of our students. A whole-school approach is about our school, parents and carers working together to implement road safety education.
View the Kurnell Public School Road Safety Policy.
Wellbeing, Discipline, and Leadership
We believe that every child in our school has the right to learn, create, play, and express themselves without fear of unnecessary disruption or ridicule. We believe that we must provide a safe and supportive environment and that our discipline must at all times be fair and consistent.
Click here to view our KPS Student Wellbeing, Discipline and Leadership Policy.
Homework is a valuable part of schooling. It allows for practising, extending and consolidating work done in class. Homework provides training for students in planning and organising time and develops a range of skills in identifying and using information resources. Additionally, it establishes habits of study, concentration and self-discipline.
VIew the Kurnell Public School homework policy (PDF 136KB).
Sport and fitness is an aspect of the school curriculum and is an integral part of an individual’s development, requiring physical involvement in organised games or activities within an accepted set of rules. Sport and fitness is a valued and accepted part of a school’s curriculum
View the Kurnell Public School sport and fitness policy (PDF 190KB).
Kurnell Public School Use of Digital Devices and Online Services Student Agreement Updated 2021
This agreement covers your child’s use of any digital device and online service on school grounds, at school-related activities offsite, and outside of school where there is a clear and close connection between school and the conduct of students. Please view our Kurnell Public School Use of Digital Devices and Online Services Student Agreement Updated 2021