Child Safety

The care, safety and wellbeing of children and young people is a central and fundamental responsibility of Sacred Heart Primary School.

220323_SHPS_Sml_15.jpgWe are committed through our Vision to Mission to prioritise student safety, dignity, inclusion, diversity and wellbeing. We provide a culturally safe environment for Aboriginal children, students, and their families. We welcome children from culturally and or linguistically diverse backgrounds and we provide a safe learning environment for vulnerable students and students with a disability.
Our Child Safety & Wellbeing Policy, which sets out the school’s procedures and strategies to keep students safe from harm.  Our Safeguarding Children and Young People Code of Conduct, reporting and responding processes and our robust human resources and recruitment practices apply to all employees, contractors and volunteers involved in child-connected work.
We are committed to the safety, participation and empowerment of all students. There is zero tolerance of any child abuse, and all allegations and safety concerns will be treated very seriously and consistently with our robust policies and procedures. 
Mrs Fiona Pike is our nominated Child Safety Officer for Sacred Heart Primary School. Mrs Pike can be contacted by calling the school on (03) 5023 1204 or email any queries to
Sacred Heart Primary School operates with the consent of the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Ballarat and is owned, operated and governed by Diocese of Ballarat Catholic Education Limited (DOBCEL). Child Safety Policies and documents are available in "Policies" and all relevant DOBCEL policies and documents can be found on the DOBCEL website.


Sacred Heart Mildura acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the Traditional Custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.

Sacred Heart is committed to being an inclusive culture where everyone has the right to feel safe.