Keeping Our Children Safe

As a Catholic school in the Benedictine tradition, we have a mission-driven, moral and legal responsibility to provide a safe and secure environment for children and young people and to protect them from all forms of abuse and neglect. We are steadfast in our resolve to honour this responsibility and promote the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children and young people.

The College has formalised a policy to respond to the new Ministerial Order 870. The College Child Safe Policy can be found below:

Child Safety Policy

Staff Code of Conduct

Information relating to Catholic Education’s commitment to the new Ministerial Standards is also available on the CECV Child Safety website.

Should any member of our College community, including visitors to our campus, have any queries regarding the College policy or procedures, please contact either of the following personnel:

  • Acting Deputy Principal: Learning and Life, Ms Carolyn McCarthy carolyn.mccarthy@santamaria.vic.edu.au

  • Compliance Officer: Mrs Sandra Finnegan sandra.finnegan@santamaria.vic.edu.au