Pastoral Program

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Our Pastoral Program is focused on building positive relationships, promoting mental health and wellbeing and encouraging holistic growth.

 

The College has a structured Pastoral program delivered by Mentor teachers during regular Well Being periods. All pastoral activities are underpinned by Mind Matters framework. The College has developed a series of creative and varied pastoral strategies, which are preventative, interventional and restorative.

 

Other Pastoral Care & Wellbeing activities include:

  • Seasons for Growth Program
  • Outdoor Recreation Program;
  • Senior spiritual retreats;
  • Award and recognition system;
  • Student Representative Council opportunities;
  • Year 7 and 10 Peer Support Program;
  • Girls lunchtime motivational talks;
  • Lunchtime games club;
  • Student Leader mentoring program;
  • College Mentoring program;
  • Peer Support program;
  • Student led initiatives such as RUOK day, National Day Against Bullying & Violence, Mind Matters peer presentations and St Leo’s Day Fair;
  • Guest presenters for students and Parent Involvement Evenings around the topics of online safety & cyber bullying, healthy relationships, adolescent mental health and study habits;
  • Targeted programs that cater to the specific needs for each year group. Examples include: Men of Honour, Day of Hope, GPs in Schools, Brainstorm productions, Girls KYUP – self defence, Seasons for Growth and the Outback Pilgrimage;
  • Close liaison with a network of external service providers when required.

Testimonials

  • “We chose this high school for our children because of the pastoral care for the students and the academic focus that is balanced with physical development.”

Contact Us

stleos@dbb.catholic.edu.au

16 Woolcott Ave Wahroonga
NSW 2076
Phone: 02 9487 3555
Fax: 02 9487 2637

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