Pastoral Care Teachers are integral to the life of the College community and care for the well-being of students in their Pastoral Care Class. This is done by respecting each student as an individual, by encouraging them, praising them, and showing interest in their progress and the achievement of their potential. Nurturing well-being includes spiritual and emotional well-being, as well as academic success.
As teachers for student well-being, we:
The school Counsellor also works closely with the students and will access outside support agencies if required.
Collaboration and communication with families is critical to overall student well-being.
Mary MacKillop College is a Josephite community which fosters Gospel values and a Christian understanding of people’s mutual responsibilities for each other, an acceptance of difference and an awareness of justice and equality. Bullying and harassment undermines positive relationships and our College ethos.
The College has developed an Anti-Bullying and Harassment Policy which is designed to promote, implement and create a safe environment for all members of the Mary MacKillop College community. To view the policy please click on the link below.
Today parents face a multitude of modern day challenges in raising happy and resilient young people. Whilst there is a great deal of information available, this can often be confusing and overwhelming for parents looking for guidance.
SchoolTV is an online resource aimed at addressing some of these issues and designed to empower parents with credible and sound information and realistic, practical ongoing support strategies.