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Hunter River High School

Hunter River High School

Quality Relationships, Quality Learning

Telephone02 4987 2306

Emailhunterriv-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Student Wellbeing

At Hunter River High School the wellbeing of all students is of paramount concern to staff. 

Mr Jeff Guider - Head Teacher Wellbeing

 

PROGRAMS 

  • PBL (Positive Behaviour for Learning)
  • Transition: Year 6 to Year 7
  • Year Advisers
  • Value Days - Harmony Day, Respect Day, Honesty Day and Success Day
  • Plan-it Youth Community Mentoring Program
  • Youth Connections Mentoring
  • Smith Family Online Mentoring Program
  • Youth Frontiers Community Mentoring Program

 

POLICIES:

View our 2019 Anti Bullying Plan

 

YEAR ADVISORS 2017

  • Year   7 -    Ms Kaitlin Abercrombie
  • Year   8 -    Mrs Trudy Dixon
  • Year   9 -    Mr Christopher Neal
  • Year  10 -    Miss Kimbalee Hodges
  • Year  11 -    Mr Robert D'Elboux
  • Year  12 -    Mrs Leza Wheeler

 

COMMON DUTIES OF YEAR ADVISORS:

  1. COUNSELLING OF STUDENTS
    Counselling flows naturally from the welfare role of the Year Adviser. Initial support is given for:
    • Interpersonal problems between friends/classmates/other students.
    • Home related problems
    • Classwork, achievements
  2. PARENT INTERVIEWS
    • Discussions, if possible, when enrolling students in year
    • Discussing concerns
    • Joint interviews with other staff members or agencies
  3. HOME SCHOOL LIAISON OFFICER
    • Take note of information supplied
    • Liaise with Deputy Principal and Head Teacher Welfare in identifying and supporting students with poor attendance
  4. ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
    • Checking new enrolments and aid with their timetable
    • Keeping a record of student commendations and achievements
    • Distribution of appropriate awards
    • Maintaining up to date class placements and year numbers
    • Provision of numbers for staff returns
    • Maintaining records or files on each student
    • Keeping the office up to date for OASIS files
    • Organisation and completion of progress report sheet and request for work sheet
    • Provide the front office with any new information re health care information
    • Organise changes in placement of students
    • Where necessary maintain records of leavers
  5. YEAR MEETINGS
    • Occur every three weeks to discuss pertinent matters with all students.
  6. STAFF LIAISON
    • To gain and distribute relevant information on both positive and negative aspects of student behaviour and achievement
    • Liaise with Careers Adviser, Learning And Support Teachers (LAST), Teachers, Head Teacher Wellbeing, attend school Welfare & Learning Support Team Meetings
    • Determine the students to receive awards at Presentation Ceremonies
    • All new students will be taken by a student in that year to meet Head Teachers of each faculty to complete enrolment procedures
    • Monitor progress of new students