Health Promoting School Nurse (HPSN)
Centralian Senior College has a strong commitment to the wellbeing of students. The College implements the principle that “Every teacher is a teacher of wellbeing (Mind Matters)”. A school based wellbeing team meets weekly to co-ordinate support for students who “are at academic risk due to a combination of significant social and emotional issues, attendance and behavior needs” (Student Wellbeing Team referral criteria, CSC). The Wellbeing and Behaviour Policy CENTRALIAN SENIOR COLLEGE December 2011 (see link) provides further information.
The main role of the HPSN is to foster/enhance the ability of College students to make informed choices about issues which affect their everyday lives (including drugs, alcohol, sexual and general health). This can occur on an individual, group or whole College community level and take many forms: classroom delivery with teachers, information for study and/or promotional activities for specific identified health issues (e.g. cancer awareness through Biggest Morning Tea). Invitations and referrals to government and non-government organisations to promote the health and wellbeing of College students are also made by the HPSN.
|Eating Disorders/Body Image||Drugs and Alcohol|
Drug and Alcohol
Australian Drug Foundation (ADF) website containing extensive resources, facts and information about alcohol and drugs. National Cannabis… Read More.
Eating Disorders/Body Image
The Butterfly Foundation is Support for Australians experiencing eating disorders including a support line and web counselling. National Eating… Read More.
Dear parents & community members,
Our 2019 school year has had a busy start. Thanks to all members of the College community for your support College at our well attended Meet the Mentor/Teacher Evening in Week 3 and of our recent Whole School Professional Development Day last week. Staff worked with visiting Senior Years Team curriculum officers and colleagues from other local schools to ensure their learning plans and associated assessment tasks supported students to optimise their engagement and achievement in Stage 2 / Year 12 courses. Professional learning from this day will flow through to Year 10 and Stage 1 courses.
Thanks also to parent support at our College Council AGM. Parents Tanya White, Lauren Winter and Tanya Becker were elected to Council, joining continuing members Liz Hay and Janette Gunner. Belinda Harding is the staff representative and Fred Richardson continues as Invited Member, with Student Representative Council members sharing the role of representing students at monthly Council meetings. The next meeting is Tuesday 30 April from 5:30pm in the conference room – parents are welcome to attend Council meetings.
Tony Collins — Principal
- Fri 12 April Last day of Term 1 - Term 1 reports mailed home
- Tue 23 Apr Term 2 classes commence
- Thu 25 Apr ANZAC Day holiday
- Mon 6 May Queen's Birthday holiday
- Fri 17 May Term 2 Work Completion check mailed home
- Mon 20 May Year 10 VET Intensive week. No Year 10 classes operate.