Programmes catering to Student Well-being and Development are based on a Whole School Approach. Year level teams consisting of the Year Level Co-Ordinator and Homeroom teachers develop a range of pastoral care lessons based on the particular needs of the year level:
Pastoral Care lessons are supplemented with a seminar/personal development day based on the above themes incorporating involvement from local community agencies.
There are a number of programmes that seek to develop leadership skills and resilience:
Students from Years 7-12 have the opportunity to experience leadership and be the voice of their year level. Elections are held every year for representatives of our 5 committees:
As well as the 4 Houses:
Each of these committees and houses meet once per week to plan events in their specific area.
Our Student Support Worker funded by the National School Chaplaincy and Student Welfare Program (NSCSWP) is employed 2 days per week to develop a range of activities for students in the area of Student Well-being.
A holiday programme has been in operation offering students activities such as movie excursions, cooking lessons, museum and aquarium visits and craft activities.
The Student Support Worker works closely with the Sport Department offering assistance to the team and encouraging girls to become involved in sport.
The Student Support Worker works in conjunction with the Year Level Co-Ordinators to develop a range of programmes suited to the year level such as Getting to Know You activities for the junior levels and Relaxation Techniques for the senior levels.
The Student Support Worker is available to assist and support students and families dealing with grief and loss.
The Student Support Worker deals extensively with local community agencies attending network meetings and accessing programmes for students. In conjunction with these agencies, the Student Support Worker will facilitate these programmes for our students at risk who need extra guidance. Participation in any of these programmes is voluntary and done in consultation with student and their parents.
Any queries about Student Well-being can be directed to Ms Luana Doko – Student Development Co-Ordinator.