The youth website of Beyond Blue – information, resources, facts sheets for young people and parents about Depression and Anxiety, the most common mental health issues for young people.
Headspace national youth Mental Health foundation that helps young people (aged 12 – 25) who are going through a rough time. Telephone and online counselling available.
Reachout is an online youth mental health service run by the Inspire Foundation. It’s the perfect place to start if you’re not sure where to look. Information support and stories on everything from finding your motivation, through to getting through really tough times.
BitBack is a resources and information website for young people about positive mental health, also has a focus on mood disorders.
Orygen Youth Health (OYH) is a world-leading youth mental health organization based in Melbourne, Australia. Valuable youth mental health fact sheets.
Life Line is a crisis support and suicide prevention, counselling, information and stories website.
Kids Help Line - Free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25.
itsallright.org Helps those dealing with mental illness in a family and knows it can be hard. Diaries of four teenagers based on real stories, factsheets and podcasts provide clear facts and information about this issue plus a Helpline that is available for advice
Moodgym - Cognitive Behaviour skills online program for preventing and dealing with depression.
Dear parents & community members,
Term 3 has come to a successful conclusion, with many engaging Term 3 learning activities. Year 12 students are finalising assessment tasks and preparing for examinations. Please continue to support them as their secondary schooling concludes and they transition to life after school. The Year 12 Study Centre will be open and available for students to utilise during the upcoming
mid-semester break (1 - 12 October), with trial examinations commencing Friday 5 October and final Year 12 / Stage 2 examinations soon after.
Term 3 Progress Reports for Year 10 & 11 students have been mailed home. Parents, please discuss these with your child /
children and come along to the Years 10 & 11 Parent / Student / Teacher interviews on Tuesday 23 October (Week 2 Term 4), to discuss how these achievement grades can be improved even further.
All students and families are reminded of the support available to complete homework and classwork at the Polly Farmer & College Homework Centre, afterschool from 3 - 5pm every Monday to Thursday, in Room 136. There is afternoon tea to ‘feed the brain’ and a bus ride home within the town area provided.
Tony Collins — Principal
- Fri 5 Oct Stage 2 (Year 12) Trial Exams commence
- Mon 15 Oct Term 4 commences
- Tue 23 Oct Year 10 & 11 Parent/Teacher/Student interviews 5.30-7pm
- Thu 25 Oct College Council meeting 5.30pm
- Fri 26 Oct World Teachers' Day
- Fri 2 Nov Year 12 'Big Lunch In' 12.20-1pm in the Year 12 Study Centre