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 wellbeing, as well as academic success.
As teachers for student wellbeing, we:
The College Counsellors also work closely with the students and will access outside support agencies if required.
Collaboration and communication with families is critical to overall student wellbeing.
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.