School Governance & Democratic Principals


The Victorian Registration Standards (Sch2 Cl1) and (Sch 7 Cl2) (CECV Guideline Ref 1.1) require that the programs and teaching at St James Primary School 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