Student Wellbeing Officers

White Hills PS have a Student Wellbeing Team avaliable to assist students and families with effective access to the school.

Our Wellbeing staff are co-ordinated by our Wellbeing Leading Teacher, Adrian McErvale. Adrian works with teachers to develop Individual Learning Plans, Koorie Education Plans and co-ordinates our schools applications for funding of students. He also coaches staff in presenting wellbeing programs. Adrian works Monday - Friday

Our Student Wellbeing Officer, Simone Waddington, provides wellbeing support to students and their families at White Hills Primary School who may be facing social and emotional challenges. Simone can offer 1-1 counselling for students as needed. Her role promotes the Health, Safety and Wellbeing of all students. Simone can support students to build upon positive relationship and social skills, develop emotional regulation strategies and safe, healthy ways to express big emotions. She also provides links with local community services for individuals and families. Simone works on Thursdays and Fridays.

Our School Chaplain, Ricky Cawley, assists students and families with access to internal and external supports. He works with students individually and in small groups, communicates with families and offers many school based programs to support students in times of need. The school offers second hand uniforms, Fresh Fruit Fridays and the before school breakfast club Ricky works Monday - Thursday each week.

Parents wishing to access student or family support should contact the school office or speak with their child's teacher.