Please see below important policies and rules for Wellers Hill State School
Pick up zones
Toohey Road and Weller Road "Stop, Drop and Go" areas are supervised until 3:20pm each afternoon. Please be mindful that these are 2 minute zones and from time to time are patrolled by council.
Afternoon bus supervision is provided at the bus stop from 3pm to 3.15pm to ensure children are boarding the correct bus as well as ensuring the safety of the children whilst near the roadside.
Children who ride a bicycle to school must wear a helmet. Bikes, scooters, roller blades, skates, skateboards must not be ridden in the school grounds by either adults or students. Bikes and scooters must be locked to the bike racks during school hours.
Illness and accidents
Children who are sick should not attend school. Symptoms which may alert you or the staff to the fact a child is unwell or requires a visit to the doctor include –
- Unusual spots or rashes
- Vomiting (within the last 24 hours)
- Severe, persistent or prolonged coughing
- Feverish appearance
- Loss of appetite
- Infected patches of skin
- Headache or stiff neck
- Diarrhoea (within the last 24 hours)
- Trouble breathing
- Mucous discharge from the nose (thick, green or bloody)
By observing and acting appropriately on the above conditions, staff and parents can work together to foster the health and wellbeing of all children.
Should your child become unwell during the school day you will be contacted and advised of the situation. If we are unable to contact you, another person from the emergency list will be contacted.Wellers Hill staff will operate in the best interests of the health and wellbeing of the children in our care.
Please ensure the school has up-to-date information regarding emergency contacts so that an adult can be reached if illness or an accident should occur.
In case of an accident in the school grounds, first aid will be administered. Where possible, the parents or emergency contacts will be notified by phone and their instructions followed, however, some situations will require the immediate action of the principal. The principal will take whatever action is required to ensure the safety and wellbeing of your child and an ambulance will be called should it be required.
Strict protocols govern the use and administration of medications at Wellers Hill State School.
A teacher or other adult person of the school staff authorised by the Principal, may give oral medication, provided it is given strictly in accordance with instructions written on the package by the pharmacist from the doctor's directions. Medicine must be accompanied by written permission from the parent/caregiver.
Non-prescribed oral medication (such as Analgesics, Panadol, Aspirin or Cough mixture) cannot be given by a teacher or any other person on the school staff.
Medication is required to be administered from time to time in schools, please ensure that our administration staff are provided with the latest information and permissions.