‘Our goal is to promote an inclusive and resilient learning community where every child, staff member and family can feel safe and supported’.
Health and Wellbeing Team
At Balga Primary School we value student engagement and inclusion. The school has a Health and Wellbeing Team who plan, drive and support the implementation of whole school approaches to health and wellbeing for students and staff.
Our Team have developed a strategy to ensure that our school promotes student wellbeing in all learning experiences by providing an environment and curriculum that supports students to develop the knowledge, understandings and skills to manage their social emotional development and to support that of others.
Health and Wellbeing Team Members
Vanessa Kay – Team Leader
Jessica Dunn – Teacher
Sarah Fox – Teacher
Diane Norris – School Chaplain
Brenda Stack – AEIO
Mental Health (Be You National Initiative)
Early intervention can improve children and young people’s mental health, and in turn, their lifetime outcomes, in areas including lifetime earnings and chronic disease. Good mental health and wellbeing are integral to academic learning. Students with good mental health are more motivated learners, have fewer behavioral problems and show greater commitment to their schoolwork.
In Partnership with Be You we use the following framework to guide our practices