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. 

STAFF:           

Mr Jeff Guider - Head Teacher Wellbeing     

Mr Mark McLennan - Support 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:

2018 Anti Bullying Plan

 

YEAR ADVISORS 2017

  • Year   7 -     Mrs Trudy Dixon
  • Year   8 -     Mr Mark McLennan
  • Year   9 -     Miss Kimbalee Hodges
  • Year  10 -    Mr Warwick Rolfe
  • Year  11 -    Mrs Leza Wheeler
  • Year  12 -    Mr Peter Harget

 

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