Cecil Andrews College is committed to the well-being of all students. Our friendly staff members create a safe and caring environment conducive to learning.
The Student Services team is committed to providing opportunities for all students to be happy, healthy and successful.
All Teachers and non-teaching staff are concerned about the welfare of all of our students. Pastoral care of students takes place in every classroom, every day. To assist staff in their role of caring for students, there are a number of trained staff in specialised fields who comprise the Student Services team. This team of professionals encourage problem solving and conflict resolution through counselling, consultation and communication with students, parents and staff.
STUDENT SERVICES OFFER A FANTASTIC RANGE OF PROGRAMS INCLUDING
- Breakfast Club
- Social Clubs
- Follow the Dream (an after school homework club for Indigenous students)
- Clontarf Academy for Indigenous male students
- Stars Foundation for Indigenous female students
- Police Rangers program
- Targeted literacy and numeracy intervention
- Health programs
- Barbershop Program
- HOPE Foundation
- Mentoring and peer mentoring
- At risk and risky behaviours programs
- Dance groups
STUDENT SERVICES STAFF
The Community Health Nurse is available three days per week on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8.20am to 3pm. A drop in service is provided before and after school and during recess and lunchtime. At other times, students can book an appointment via Student Services.
Students can access health care and health information for issues including:
- Mental health and wellbeing
- Physical health issues
- Healthy lifestyle – nutrition and physical activity
- Development and growth
Responsibilities also include health promotion programs, early intervention, assessments and referrals.
Our School Psychologist counsels and advises students on matters relating to their academic and personal development, and can be referred to by parents or staff with parent approval.
Our full-time Chaplain supports students through individual counselling and management of a range of special programs at our College.
Student Services also has:
- Student Services Manager
- School Psychologist
- Aboriginal and Islander Education Officers
- Youth Workers
- Student Support Officers
- Year Coordinators