Is your child ill?

The spread of certain infectious diseases can be reduced by excluding a person, known to be infectious, from contact with others who are a trisk of catching the infection.

A person who is not excluded may still need to remain at home because they do not feel well.

Recommended exclusion periods are based on the time that a person with a specific disease or condition might be infectious to others.

A summary of exclusion periods can be found at the Department of Health Website, here.

For more information about specific illnesses including symptoms, treatment, etc please click here.

You can also see our first aid policy here.

Allergies and Nut Awareness Policy

Please download a copy of our Allergies and Nut Awareness Policy here.

Camps, Excursions and Incursions Cancellation Policy

Camps, excursions and incursions are booked once numbers are confirmed after signed consent forms are returned to the school. The signed consent form is your agreement for your child to attend/view the performance listed on the consent form.

Based on this the school will book transportation, venues, performers etc. Each of these will have their own cancellation policies, which Burnside Primary School must adhere to.

In each instance we will work with providers to pass on to you any refund we are able to receive on your behalf.  It is not always the case that a full or partial refund can be provided. Late notice (i.e. illness on the day) may not provide sufficient notice for us to modify bookings and in this case a refund may not be possible.

In some cases a partial refund may be possible e.g. transportation may not be refundable but entrance fees may be. In this instance a partial refund will be issued. For any cancellations please let your child’s class teacher know ASAP so arrangements can be made where possible.

Mobile Phones Policy

Due to the increasing use of mobile phones, we have found it necessary to write a policy on the use of phone in school and during school time by school administrators, teachers, students and parents.

You may see the policy here.


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Homework Policy

You may download and view a copy of our Homework Policy here.


Sunsmart Policy

You may download and view a copy of our Sunsmart Policy here.



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