School Governance & Democratic Principles

The Victorian Registration Standards (Sch 2 Cl 1) and (Sch 7 Cl 2) (CECV Guidelines Ref 1.1) require that the programs and teaching at St James must support and promote the principles and practice of Australian Democracy.

St James Catholic Primary school is committed to democratic principles of Australia including:

  • Elected government
  • The rule of law
  • Equal rights for all before the law
  • Freedom of religion
  • Freedom of speech and association and
  • The values of openness and tolerance.