Western Senior Secondary School accepts responsibility for the welfare of students who are not living with a parent.
Western Senior Secondary School must approve Guardianship arrangements prior to the issue of the Confirmation of Enrolment (COE) and Confirmation of Appropriate Accommodation/Welfare Letter (CAAW).
There are two acceptable categories of guardianship:
Parents may nominate a relative who lives in Melbourne. This must be a blood relative and proof of the relationship will be required (for more information please visit the Department of Immigration and Border Protection). Parents are required to discuss the Western Senior Secondary School Guardianship Requirements, with their nominated Guardian.Payment arrangements, as appropriate will be made between the Parents and the Guardian.
Parents nominate Western Senior Secondary College approved professional guardianship company. Parents are required to select one of the following Western Senior Secondary College approved companies
and make the necessary arrangements.