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Student services and support programs

Guidance officer 

The Guidance officer in the school provides support for the whole school community as required. Counselling in the school involves educational matters as well as personal issues which can include:

  • Diagnostic assessment
  • Learning styles
  • Early childhood intervention
  • Self-esteem
  • Peer pressures and conflicts
  • Interagency and community links

School chaplain 

A school chaplain is a safe person for young people to connect with at school, providing a listening ear, caring presence and a message of hope. They can care for students struggling with a range of issues, from family problems, friendship difficulties to low self-esteem and depression. They are also there to be a 'friend' to those that may struggle with social abilities and to every member of the school.

Chaplains run positive, fun activities for young people, both in and out of school, and foster a supportive, caring school community. This includes spiritual support and direction for the whole school community.

The chaplain is supported by local churches, businesses and community organisations, and provides a network of local support and assistance. These positive relationship help young people to face issues and provide hope, connection, meaning and purpose.

  • Early childhood development program

    The Early Childhood Development Program is an early intervention service that provides programs for children from birth to school age that are suspected of or have been diagnosed with a disability. For more information click on the ECDP link.

  • Special education program

    The Special Education Program (SEP) is dedicated to supporting the educational needs of students in the classroom alongside their peers. For more information, click the SEP button on the left hand menu.