Our Student Wellbeing program is comprehensive and supports our students’ wellbeing, values and culture, creating a positive environment in which our staff and students can learn and work.
We ensure that we are providing an environment that is welcoming, respectful, safe and healthy for the whole school community. We promote inclusion and celebrate diversity.
Some of the ways in which we support individual students include:
At Our Lady Queen of Peace we implement 'Program Acheive' program as part of our social and emotional wellbeing for our students. We explicitly teach the skills and knowledge that students need to apply to their everyday lives to deal with conflict resolution, making friendships, managing their feelings and being successful in achieving their goals.
We incorporate the five ‘Keys to Success’ and the associated Habits of the Mind in the program.
The Five Keys to Success are:
The 12 Habits of the Mind include:
Across the school,we not only teach the knowledge through the curriculum but also implement it through other areas of learning like physical education, literacy, yard behaviour, classroom routines and other subject areas. Program Achieve becomes a focus at assemblies by awarding children who are developing well, and also a focus on staff development.