Emergency Evacuation Procedures



St Mary’s College, Wellington – Evacuation of students after an incident

 

Procedures for evacuation following a global incident that affects every area of Wellington

Students will remain until collected by a parent or nominated adult. A register will be kept as students and the person collecting the student sign out.

  • Rolls will be taken to establish the location of every student and staff member. These paper rolls will be passed on to a designated reception/welfare centre.
  • The school will remain open and students will be catered for until they are collected and signed out – this means food, shelter and comfort/welfare.
  • Where practical parents will be updated via texting, email, Facebook, the school webpage, radio and the school app
  • If the event does not compromise the school buildings they will be occupied until such time as students are collected.
  • If buildings are compromised emergency shelters will be erected.
  • Control of the school community and school environment remains with the Principal until instructed by outside agencies
  • If the school is instructed by outside agencies to evacuate the school site, we will follow their instructions and where practical parents will be informed 

Please note that families need to make sure that contact details are updated at regular intervals including any changes in nominated caregivers.

 

St Mary’s College, Wellington – Evacuation of students after an incident 

Procedures for evacuation following a global incident that affects some areas of Wellington

Students can be released to go home if public transport systems are operational at the discretion of the Principal.

  • Senior students can make own way once they have signed out at reception as to their proposed course of action. Can stay at school till collected.
  • Junior students are to be collected by a parent or caregiver or a conversation initiated with caregiver to work out best solution for particular child. And signed out.
  • If student cannot be collected or released into a nominated person’s care then they must remain at school till collected.
  • A register will be kept as students and the person collecting the student sign out.
  • Rolls will be taken to establish the location of every student and staff member. These paper rolls will be passed on to a designated reception/welfare centre.
  • The school will remain open and students will be catered for until they are collected and signed out – this means food, shelter and comfort/welfare.
  • Where practical parents will be updated via texting, email, Facebook, the school webpage, radio and the school app
  • If the event does not compromise the school buildings they will be occupied until such time as students are collected.
  • If buildings are compromised emergency shelters will be erected.
  • Control of the school community and environs remains with the Principal until instructed by outside agencies
  • If the school is instructed by outside agencies to evacuate the school site, we will follow their instructions and where practical parents will be informed

Please note that families need to make sure that contact details are updated at regular intervals including any changes in nominated caregivers

 

Procedures for evacuation following an internal incident

Students can be released to go home if public transport systems are operational at the discretion of the Principal.

  • Senior students can make own way once they have signed out at reception as to their proposed course of action. Can stay at school till collected.
  • Junior students are to be collected by a parent or caregiver or a conversation initiated with caregiver to work out best solution for particular child. And signed out.
  • If student cannot be collected or released into a nominated person’s care then they must remain at school till collected.
  • A register will be kept as students and the person collecting the student sign out.
  • Rolls will be taken to establish the location of every student and staff member. These paper rolls will be passed on to a designated reception/welfare centre.
  • The school will remain open and students will be catered for until they are collected and signed out – this means food, shelter and comfort/welfare.
  • Where practical parents will be updated via texting, email, Facebook, the school webpage, radio and the school app
  • If the event does not compromise the school buildings they will be occupied until such time as students are collected.
  • If buildings are compromised emergency shelters will be erected. Control of the school community and environs remains with the Principal until instructed by outside agencies
  • If the school is instructed by outside agencies to evacuate the school site, we will follow their instructions and where practical parents will be informed

Please note that families need to make sure that contact details are updated at regular intervals including any changes in nominated caregivers.

Dr Peter Sanders
Assistant Principal