Merimbula Public School

Excellence, Opportunity, Success

Telephone02 6495 1266

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.

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 policies)

The following frameworks apply to students at our school.

Our school policies are updated yearly (or when required) and shared with families via the Merimbula Public School Website, School Stream App and from the Administration Office. 

To access a paper copy of the current polices, please contact the Administration Office on (02) 6495 1266.

Positive Behaviour for Learning: 

As part of our Positive Behaviour for Learning whole-school philosophy, all students are taught the school expectations of the playground and learning area rules, and what to do in the following areas: