The removal of any property in a student’s possession may be necessary to promote the caring, safe and supportive learning environment of the school, and to maintain and foster mutual respect between all state school staff, students and visitors.
Temporary removal of student property by school staff procedure outlines the processes, conditions and responsibilities for principals and state school staff when temporarily removing student property. A school’s
Student Code of Conduct includes information about the Temporary removal of student property by school staff procedure, including examples of student property prohibited by the school that may be temporarily removed.
The procedure is informed by Part 2 Management of State instructional institutions of the
Education (General Provisions) Regulation 2017.
For more information regarding the Temporary removal of student property by school staff procedure in Queensland state schools refer to the
fact sheet (PDF, 467KB).