William Dean Public School

Quality Education in a Caring Environment

Telephone02 9626 5200


Rules and policies

Rules and policies are in place to make sure your child remains safe and well at school.

Visit the NSW Department of Education’s policy library for all current operational policies.

Our school uses the department's School Community Charter to ensure all of our communication is collaborative and respectful.

Attendance and absences

Students must attend school regularly so they can achieve their educational best and increase their career and life options.

In NSW, all children from the age of 6 are legally required to attend school or be registered for home schooling through the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA). All students must complete Year 10, or its equivalent and remain in school, employment or training until they turn 17.

For more information about compulsory school attendance, visit:

William Dean Attendance Policy

At William Dean Public School, our staff, parents/caregivers and school community strive to ensure we are at school every day. Please see our William Dean Public School Attendance Policy for more information.

School frameworks (school rules)

As well as following the department’s operational policies, we have developed frameworks for our students in line with our school’s values and commitments.

William Dean Public School Parent and Visitors Code of Conduct

Our goal at William Dean Public School is to develop an outstanding level of parental support across the school.

All parents who enter onto any government school premises do so in the knowledge that the school community and the Department of Education expect them to conduct themselves in an appropriate manner.

William Dean Public School Volunteers Policy

This statement has been developed to ensure that the school community understands the conditions and procedures regarding volunteers and/or parent helpers at William Dean Public School.