The school/Department of Education may publish information about your child for the purposes of sharing his/her experiences with other students, informing the school and broader community about school and student activities and recording student participation in noteworthy projects or community service.
This information may include your child's name, age, class and information collected at school such as photographs, sound and visual recordings of your child, your child's work and expressions of opinion such as in interactive media.
The communications in which your child's information may be published include but are not limited to:
- Public websites of the Department of Education including the school website, the Department of Education intranet (staff only), blogs and wikis.
- Department of Education publications including the school newsletter, school photographs, annual school magazine and school report, promotional material published in print and electronically including on the Department of Educations' websites.
- Official Department of Education and school social media accounts on networks such as YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.
Parents should be aware that when information is published on public websites and social media channels it can be linked to by third parties and may be discoverable online for a number of years, if not permanently. Search engines may also cache or retain copies of published information.
Permission is required from the parent carer to enable the school/Department to publish any information, including class group school photographs. The permission remains effective until parent/carer advises otherwise. If you wish to change your previous advice or need to advise permission, please complete Permission to Publish Form (pdf 121 KB) and return to school office.