Child Safeguarding

St Pius X College is committed to the creation of positive and robust child protection cultures, ensuring that all students are safe and valued members of their school communities.

The College has zero tolerance for child abuse and regards its child protection responsibilities with the utmost importance. It is fully committed to providing the necessary resources to ensure compliance with all relevant child protection laws and regulations, and to maintaining a child safe culture.  There is a full suite of policies that are followed by all staff, tutors, volunteers, coaches and extra-curricular employees as well as training on this matter.  The College’s Child Protection Policy and Child Safe Code of Conduct can be downloaded below.

The College’s Child Safety Officers are listed below and can be contacted through through the Office on (02) 9411 4733 or by email.

If you have a belief that a child has suffered, is suffering, or is at an unacceptable risk of suffering, harm or abuse contact Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) by phoning the Child Protection Helpline on 132 111.

For guidance on making a report or for any questions regarding child safety, contact the Principal or the Deputy Principal or one of the College’s appointed Child Safety Officers.

If the concern relates to the Principal or the Deputy Principal, report the matter to the EREA Regional Director via the EREA National Office at (03) 9426 3200.

Whenever there are concerns that a child is in immediate danger the Police should be called on 000.

CHILD SAFETY OFFICERS
John Couani Principal jcouani@stpiusx.nsw.edu.au
Mark Casey Deputy Principal mcasey@stpiusx.nsw.edu.au
Sean Brannan Assistant Principal – Pastoral Care & Wellbeing sbrannan@stpiusx.nsw.edu.au
Tim Long Head of Junior School tlong@stpiusx.nsw.edu.au