Beverly Hills Intensive English Centre

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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.

School Rules

Be at school every day. Students must be present for every lesson. Bring a note for any change to routine e.g. Not participating in school activities or leaving school early

  • Bring a note with the reason for any absences and give it to the office staff.
  • Stay inside the school grounds.
  • Be on time to all lessons. First lesson begins at 8.35am.
  • Obey any requests by the teachers, school support learning officers or ancillary staff.
  • Do not mark or damage any school property in any way. You will be asked to pay for any damage to school property.
  • Wear appropriate and modest clothing. Wear closed shoes.
  • Do not wear hats inside the classroom.
  • Always treat other students with respect. Do not fight or be aggressive to each other. Do not swear in any language.
  • Do not remain in classrooms during lunch and recesses (except in wet weather).
  • Do not eat or drink in the classrooms and keep the classrooms clean and tidy.
  • Put your rubbish in the rubbish bins and paper in the recycling bin.
  • Do not bring chewing gum to school or any school excursion.
  • Play ball games only in the game areas
  • Do not smoke at school.
  • Do not swing from the crossbars on the covered walkways.
  • Mobile phones are to be switched to silent at school.
  • Do not bring valuables or large amounts of money to school.
  • Sit quietly on buses and trains when travelling to and from school.

Uniform and dress code

Beverly Hill IEC does not have a school uniform however there is a sports T-shirt. The red BHIEC T-Shirt must be worn to PE sport and excursions.

Appropriate clothing for school includes covered shoes, covered shoulders, long shorts, pants and skirts.

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.

Young people below the age of 17 who have completed Year 10 must be:

  • in school, or registered for home schooling

  • in approved education or training, such as a traineeship, apprenticeship or TAFE

  • in full-time paid employment (average 25 hours a week)

  • in a combination of work, education and/or training (average of 25 hours a week combined).

Students 17 years and over who are enrolled in school must attend school regularly to meet HSC course requirements.

As a parent or carer, you are responsible for ensuring your child attends school every day when they are of compulsory school age. You must explain all absences to the school within 7 days.

For more information about compulsory school attendance, visit:


Mobile Phone and Electronic Device Policy

Click here to view our latest PED policy (2024)


Anti-bullying Policy and Student Behaviour and Support Management Plan

Click here to view our anti-bullying policy (2024)

Click here to view our Student Behaviour and Support Management Plan. (2024)