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Peer Support

posted 12 Feb 2019, 01:56 by Michelle Saville   [ updated 12 Feb 2019, 02:03 ]
Peer Support Program - Term 1 
The Peer Support Program assists schools in achieving and maintaining a positive school culture. It empowers students to support each other and contribute positively to our school and community. Peer support caters for student wellbeing and helps to develop a supportive learning environment. It is a student-led multi age program which provides a fun and engaging environment for students to address social issues. It encourages peer connections throughout the school and assists students in developing practical skills to enhance social and emotional well-being and is an integral component of Year 6 student leadership.

Key outcomes of the program

  • Building positive relationships

  • Developing skills such as assertiveness, communication, empathy, decision making, conflict resolution and critical thinking

  • Enhancing mental health

  • Taking personal responsibility

  • Embracing lifelong learning

  • Encouraging participation

  • Developing leadership skills