Rules and policies are in place to make sure your child remains safe and well at school.
We value professional dress and appearance. We are a uniform school. We advise all parents and students to learn more about our Uniform Requirements to ensure they’re ready to attend Oatley Senior Campus.
Bring your own device (BYOD)
BYOD refers to students bringing a computer technology device, owned by a student or the student’s family, to the school for the purpose of learning. The device must be able to connect to the school’s wireless internet and have certain programs or applications installed. To ensure that students can get the best learning opportunities at school and at home, the device they bring to school should have the minimum specifications listed below. If you will be purchasing a device in the near future it is recommend that the device have these specifications to enable students to make a successful connection to the school wireless network.
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.
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.
Young people below the age of 17 who have completed Year 10 must be:
in school, or registered for home schooling
in approved education or training, such as a traineeship, apprenticeship or TAFE
in full-time paid employment (average 25 hours a week)
in a combination of work, education and/or training (average of 25 hours a week combined).
Students 17 years and over who are enrolled in school must attend school regularly to meet HSC course requirements.
As a parent or carer, you are responsible for ensuring your child attends school every day when they are of compulsory school age. You must explain all absences to the school within 7 days.
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.