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College Policies

St Andrew’s Catholic College has several policies to ensure the smooth running of the College. These policies are relevant to staff, students and parents and are available for viewing via AndIE.

Student Protection Contacts

PLEASE NOTE: The policies of Catholic Education Services in the Cairns Diocese apply to St Andrew's Catholic College and where there is any inconsistency between these policies and the specific College policies implemented with respect to St Andrew's Catholic College, Catholic Education Services policies will prevail to the extent of any inconsistency.


Policies - Catholic Education Services

Catholic Education Services provides leadership and support to Catholic schools in areas of policy formulation and implementation. Policy in Catholic schools is made in the context of policies and guidelines promulgated by the Education Board of Governance, Diocese of Cairns, the provisions of Canon Law and government legislation relevant to the operation of schools.

To view these policies, please click the buttons below to visit the relevant sections of the Catholic Education Services webpage:

Changes to Privacy Act: Changes to our Privacy Policy and Collection Notice

Due to recent changes to Privacy legislation, the Diocesan Board of Governance Education has updated the privacy policy for all schools in the Cairns Diocese. The updated policy provides parents with guidance about the approved collection and use of student information. 

The updated policy with marked changes and the revised Privacy Policy Statement can be found here: 

The changes take effect from 11 June 2018.

If you would like more information about the changes please contact Cairns Catholic Education Services, telephone 4050 9700

Student Care Insurance

Has your child had an accident or injury at school or in a school related activity such as inter-school sport or a school camp? If the answer is yes you may be entitled to claim for expenses under Catholic Education’s Student Care Insurance. It covers expenses such as medical costs (where the law allows), emergency transport, travel, home tuition and school fee relief.

For further information click the following link:

2023 Term Dates


Term 1 24 Jan - 31 Mar 10
Term 2 17 Apr - 23 Jun 10
Term 3 10 Jul - 15 Sep 10
Term 4 3 Oct - 30 Nov 9