The Student Wellbeing Co-ordinators at Lilydale High School are Robert Webb and Jane Robbins. Kate Fisher, Shannen Bayley and Candice Richards are also part of the Wellbeing team.
Student resilience and wellbeing are essential for both academic and social development, and are optimised by safe, supportive and respectful learning environments.
The role of our Student Wellbeing Co-ordinators can be summarised as:
- Introducing and maintaining support structures for students
- Being available to help students, parents, carers and teachers
The majority of the Wellbeing Co-ordinator’s time is spent with students on a one-to-one basis.
Responsibilities of the Student Wellbeing Co-ordinator’s include:
- Organising support groups for students needing help
- Assisting individual students with work plans, personal problems
- Negotiating extra help for students falling behind in their work
- Reconciling differences of opinion between individuals and between groups
- Holding discussions with parents and carers who are worried about their children
- Visiting parents and carers who want to talk in privacy (at home)
- Organising outside agencies to help families when necessary
- Informing staff of students who are likely to be upset
- Liaising between staff and student where conflict occurs
- Working closely with the Leadership Team, Year Level Co-ordinators and staff
Student Wellbeing Website
Students and staff can now use our student wellbeing website to book an appointment, contact a member of our team, access information about mental health and wellbeing issues and find links for support services such as, Beyond Blue and Kids Helpline.
You can also find a link to the website in the ‘School Favourites’ menu on Compass. It is available to students and staff with a LHS email address.
Parents and Carers can make an appointment to see Jane Robbins or Robert Webb by calling the School Office on 9735 5644.