Melba College is committed to providing a safe, secure and stimulating learning environment for all students. We are a college that sets high expectations for our students and one that strives to create an environment which embraces diversity, inclusivity and multiculturalism in the wider community. It is an environment which supports students to feel comfortable, safe and confident in themselves, and to seek support from our wide array of student support services when they need it. The college believes strongly that in order for students to realise their full potential, they need to be happy, healthy and safe. Melba College supports its students to engage with their learning programs fully and acknowledges that student wellbeing and student learning outcomes are inextricably.
We nurture our students through an extensive and integrated student wellbeing and engagement program that:
This facilitates the formation of confident, creative and resilient individuals.
Melba College understands that student wellbeing and achievement is enhanced by connectedness to, pride in and engagement with the school.
Preventing child abuse is our collective responsibility; it must be embedded into our thinking, attitudes and practices. Melba College continues in its development towards an organizational culture that protects children from abuse and reflects its commitment to child safety.
Our Statement of Commitment to Child Safety can be found on the Policies page, as can our Child Safe Code of Conduct and other relevant policies and information, such as the Visitors and Volunteers Policies.
The information booklet below provides our College community with vital information on how we are meeting the requirements of Ministerial Order 870 – the Child Safe Standards.
If you have any questions in relation to the Child Safe Standards, please do not hesitate to contact the College on 9955 5700.
Further information about the Child Safe Standards can be found on the DET Victoria Website Child Safe Standards
The College has developed a comprehensive Student Wellbeing Policy that informs our practice.
If you would like to know more, or to make any appointments with our Wellbeing Team, please contact the school on 9955 5700, or alternatively, you can email staff through Compass.