Fountain Gate Secondary College believes that in order to maximise students’ potential and achievement in the VCE, students must be punctual and attend all timetabled classes.
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To maximise student learning opportunities and outcomes by ensuring that all students completing a VCE program at Fountain Gate Secondary College attend school regularly and attend all timetabled classes within the day.
That all students are treated fairly and in a consistent manner allowing equal opportunities of teaching and learning time.
To ensure that all work can be authenticated, and that no student is given an unfair advantage or disadvantage when completing assessment items i.e. SAT or SAC tasks.
Use of the computers and access to the Internet at Fountain Gate Secondary College are subject to an agreed code of behaviour that reflects the college’s values, Australian and Victorian law and the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development policy.
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Fountain Gate Secondary College provides its students with computer access and a filtered Internet connection. While every effort is made to ensure that students are protected from undesirable content while using computers, students should ensure they practice ‘Safe Surfing’ to help reduce the chance of an unpleasant Internet experience. The college reserves the right to monitor student computer usage, including internet access and emails sent or received at school. Students should not store, create, print or transmit anything which they would not be happy for their teachers or parents to see.
Facebook Code of Conduct for Fountain Gate Secondary College.
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Our Facebook Page Intent
Our intent is to grow our school and communities understanding of social media and to make connecting with our school community more convenient. We wish our content to be more accessible and to also tap into the knowledge and support base of out parent community. Our school’s Facebook page allows our community to keep up to date with activities through a medium preferred by many. The page will allow us to seek your input on issues and to also make us aware of areas where we can improve. But overwhelmingly, our Facebook page is a place where our community is a place to build our community by building school spirit. We ask that our community accentuate the positives and bring to everyone’s attention the little things that make our school community great.
The Department of Education and Training (the Department) is committed to protecting the personal and health information that we collect, use and disclose. This policy supports the Department's need to collect information and the right of the individual to privacy. It ensures that the Department can collect personal and health information necessary for its services and functions, while recognising the right of individuals to have their information handled in ways that they would reasonably expect and in ways that protect their personal and health information.
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Personal and health information is collected and used by the Department for the following purposes:
to plan, fund, implement, monitor, regulate and evaluate the Department's services and functions
to fulfil statutory and other legal functions and duties
to comply with reporting requirements
to investigate incidents in schools and/or defend any legal claims against the Department, its schools or its employees.
The Department has adopted the Information and Health Privacy Principles in the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 (Vic) and the Health Records Act 2001 (Vic) as minimum standards when dealing with personal and health information. This means that, subject to some exceptions (see below), the Department must not do an act, or engage in a practice, that contravenes an Information and/or Health Privacy Principle in respect of personal and/or health information collected, held, managed, used, disclosed or transferred by it.
Fountain Gate Secondary College believes that improving student accountability for attendance, and rate of attendance, is absolutely essential in preparing students for further education, future pathways and employment. Through the establishment of this policy, clear expectations will be set for students of Fountain Gate Secondary College and consistency will be established amongst the Middle and Senior School.
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Fountain Gate Secondary College believes the aim and purpose behind the Middle School Attendance Policy is to:
Prepare students for the 90% attendance rate in VCE.
Prepare students for employment where punctuality and attendance is essential.
Improve accountability for students to ensure any missed work is completed.
Assist teachers in the assessment and reporting process.
Ensure parents/guardians understand and are informed of frequent absences.
According to the Oxford dictionary “plagiarism” means –“the wrongful appropriation or purloining, and publication as one’s
own, of the ideas, or the expression of the ideas (literary, artistic, musical, mechanical, etc.) of another”.
Plagiarism is an act of fraud. It involves knowingly stealing someone else’s work and lying about it afterwards.
Students must strive for their personal best, and seek honest feedback on their work in order to learn and improve.
Cheating and plagiarism interferes with the assessment and feedback process that is necessary in order to promote
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This policy is developed as a guide for teachers, Domain Leaders, Sub School Leaders, students, parents and members of the school community. No policy, however comprehensive, can predict all the incidents which might occur in this area of concern. Any staff member that suspects a student has plagiarised, colluded or cheated must report the incident to the Domain Leader and file the incident onto Compass. Additionally, any student or students who observe plagiarism, collusion or cheating must report the incident immediately to the subject teacher.
Fountain Gate Secondary College is a uniform College that has been set out by the College School Council.
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Fountain Gate Secondary College is a uniform College that has been set out by the College School Council. It is a requirement that all students wear the full school uniform, including school shoes, to and from school.
When the Year 7&8 students have Sport Education (not Physical Education), the students are permitted to wear their full Physical Education uniform for the duration of the day. All students are required to wear the full Physical Education uniform for Physical Education in Years 7 – 10 and for Sport Education in Years 7 & 8.
The official supplier is PSW Hampton Park, Unit 2/10-12 South Link Dandenong South. Phone: (03) 8768-7490.
Being a part of HAP for the past three years at FGSC has been something that I have always enjoyed and felt privileged to be a part of because it has provided me with an engaging academic environment by setting goals and challenges for both my peers and I. The program has allowed myself and my classmates to participate in extra-curricular programs such as Future Problem Solving, DOXA University Pathways Program, and Emerging Sciences Victoria.
Fountain Gate Secondary College's High Achiever's Program has really aided me in achieving success during high school. A more mature and dynamic class environment really helped me learn and grow during high school.