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Wellbeing

Teaching social and emotional skills is an important part of our curriculum from R-7. We offer programs to develop each student's capacity to fulfil their own potential and contribute positively to their family and community now and in the future. We use the following programs and strategies to help students:

  • Nurture principles and practices
  • Circle Time
  • Play is the Way social skills program
  • Character Strengths
  • Keeping Safe Child Protection Curriculum
  • What’s the Buzz
  •  Playtime clubs and activities
  • Peer Mediation
  • Numerous student leadership opportunities
  • Cyber Safety sessions run by SAPOL
  • Parenting programs

We also have staff who support our students and their families:

Student Wellbeing Leader (previously known as School Counsellor)

Aboriginal Community Education Officer

Our Student wellbeing leader and ACEO work in partnership with students, parents and caregivers, educators and the broader community to promote wellbeing and to optimise student learning.

Offering:

  • support to encourage attendance and learning at school
  • help manage relationships with family, teachers and peers
  • support to manage issues
  • crisis responses
  • advice, support and referral to therapeutic services (eg CAMHS, Youth Mental Health) and student support services.

However, we are not trained to offer therapeutic intervention or a professional counselling service

Our Wellbeing Leader, Christine Fowler, and our ACEO Petiola Wilson (MonWedFri) are available to meet with students, parents and caregivers. You can get in touch with Christine or Petiola by phoning the Front Office or emailing

 christine.fowler522@schools.sa.edu.au 

Petiola.wilson120@schools.sa.edu.au