Sherwood Grange Public School

A quality education in a caring environment.

Telephone02 9632 9447

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:

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.

School rules 

At Sherwood Grange Public School we have rules in place to help our students in their education. Download and view our  school rules (PDF 93KB).

Bicycle riding 

At Sherwood Grange Public School we aim to help our students develop independence and self reliance through riding a bike to school.  Download and view our bicycle riding policy (PDF 186KB).

Student leadership

At Sherwood Grange Public School we provide many opportunities for young people to develop leadership and representation skills, including being leaders in school governance, sport, creative and performing arts, cultural and community activities. Download and view our student leader policy (PDF 312KB).


At Sherwood Grange Public School every person has a right to feel safe and be respected. The aim of this policy is to provide a safe caring and inclusive environment free from bullying for all members of the school community. Our school rules are to be safe, show respect, cooperate and do you best. Download and view our Anti-bullying plan

School uniform  

At Sherwood Grange Public School we expect our students to wear school uniform because we believe that the wearing of school uniform provides an opportunity to build school spirit and defines our school identity within the broader community. Download and view our school uniform policy (PDF 149KB).

Bring your own device 

Sherwood Grange Public School is committed to creating to creating a 21st century learning environment that will aid our students in becoming self-directed learners, collaborative team players, and information producers as well as information consumers. Download and view our BYOD student agreement (PDF 155KB).