Wellbeing Team

Gleneagles Secondary College has highly experienced and qualified staff who support the wellbeing of our students.

Wellbeing Manager Colette Davis
Social Worker Melanie Yoffa
Adolescent Health Nurse Ann Marsh
Speech Pathologist Natalie Beebe

This team is supplemented by clinicians from the Education Department including Psychologists, Social Workers, Speech and Occupational Therapists, on a needs/referral basis.

Programs are provided to support parents and students in how to use information technology safely.  Regular presentations are given to our community and covers topics such as how to use facebook safely, the law as it applies to the internet, what to do if you are receiving unwanted communications, how to make reports to the provider, etc.

Gleneagles has a strong anti-bullying and anti-harassment program that includes formal education sessions for each year level and covers topics such as what to do if you are being bullied, the difference between being aggressive, assertive and passive, how to resolve conflict appropriately, racism, etc.

Hayden’s Story – Digital Media Centre/Multimedia

As a Year 11 student, I have studied Media since Year 9 and plan to continue in Year 12. I was part of a student team that produced ‘Bollywood Zombies,’ our major film production in 2010. I learned about the full process of creating a film, from pre-production to post-production. During the year, we produce short films for competitions such as the ACMI annual ‘Screen It!’ film contest. I have begun planning for my major short film project I will be entering in next year’s ACMI ‘VCE Season of Excellence Top Screen’ contest. I have used industry-standard equipment to produce high-quality photographs, films and podcasts – just like the professionals! I have a passion for the media industry and hope to get a career in film, television and/or radio.

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