Bankstown West Public School

Respect, Believe, Succeed

Telephone02 9790 6158

Rules and policies

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.

Anti bullying policy

Parents will be able to access important school policies by downloading the following documents:

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.

 On this page, parents will be able to access important school policies.

DET Anti Bullying Policy

Anti-Bullying Evaluation

Digital Devices Policy

A new policy governing student use of digital devices and online services will apply in all NSW public schools from 2020. 

Check out this FAQ document to answer any questions you may have about this new policy.