The Ponds High School

Inspired Learning

Telephone02 9626 3562

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.

For more information about compulsory school attendance, visit:

School frameworks (school policies)

The following frameworks apply to students at our school.

Wellbeing and discipline policy

The Ponds High School Wellbeing and Discipline Policy has been developed in line the NSW Department of Education policies on student wellbeing and discipline. Download and view the TPHS Wellbeing & Discipline Policy (PDF 776KB). This policy also contains links to the NSW DoE policy documents.

Examination policy

The Ponds High School Examination Policy has been developed to provide students and parents with an understanding of examination procedure. Download and view the TPHS Examination Policy (PDF 79KB)

Uniform refunds

The uniform shop will accept item returns and provide the customer with a refund, exchange or repair where the customer can provide adequate proof of purchase. Download and view the TPHS Uniform shop refund and returns policy (PDF 71KB)