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Assessment Policy
 
This policy applies to all examinations, assignments and projects for all year levels that are used for either formative or summative assessment. Included are prepared oral presentations and other assessment items that involve prior notice and preparation outside school hours.  Also included with special provisions as outlined below are assessment items such as Science Practical and Field Trip Reports, Industrial Technology projects and reports, folios of work and other similar items which do not fit the 'traditional' definition of an assignment but which form integral parts of the course in those subjects.
 
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Resposible Behaviour Plan
 
Burnett State College is committed to providing a safe, respectful and disciplined learning environment for students and staff, where students have opportunities to engage in quality learning experiences and acquire values supportive of their lifelong wellbeing.
 
This Responsible Behaviour Plan for students is designed to facilitate high standards of behaviour so that the learning and teaching in our school can be effective and students can participate positively within our school community.
 
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Sporting & Extra-curricular Activity Policy
 
Burnett State College is committed to delivering a balanced and well-rounded education to all of our students.  In order to do this there must be a strong focus on academic studies, the core business of our school, to ensure that all students perform to the best of their ability. This must also be carefully balanced with allowing students access to sporting, cultural and extra-curricular activities.  Involvement in sport, cultural and extra-curricular activities are essential in the development of all of our students as they allow students to develop leadership skills, resilience, interpersonal skills and allow some students an avenue to experience success while in the school setting.  However, it is essential that these activities do not interfere excessively with the student’s ability to learn and their experiences in the classroom environment.
 
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Student Driver Policy
 
Senior students who hold a current driver’s licence may travel to and from school, or school related sanctioned activities, in their own car. 
In an attempt to maximise the safety, we require students to register permission to travel in vehicles driven by students at our school.
Vehicles must be roadworthy and be driven within Queensland Traffic Rules and Regulations.
 
Please click on links at the left for driver and passenger application forms