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Support & Student Services


There are a range of support services available to both students and parents at Marryatville High School.

How to make an appointment?

 

  • Students can approach the relevant person or complete an appointment request slip. These can be collected from Home Group Teachers, outside the Counselling Centre or Student Services.
  • Parents can make contact by phone and/or make appointment. Phone
    8304 8420.

Home Group & Subject Teachers

Home Group teachers are a great first point of contact. The best time to contact them is before or after school. Home Group teachers can help with a variety of matters including:

 

  • Attendance / Absence
  • Uniform
  • Daily Routines
  • General matters
  • Curriculum or Subject specific matters (subject teacher)

Senior Leaders / Year Level Coordinators

Senior Leaders and Year Level Coordinators are assigned to each year level.
They are available to support Home Group/Subject teachers and students on a range of issues including:

 

  • Student Attendance
  • Student Behaviour Management
  • Subject Selection
  • Timetable Changes
  • Diary Use Follow Up
  • Student Life Program

Student Services

Student Services provides a range of support services for students and parents:

 

  • First aid / sick room
  • Parent pick-up point
  • Lost property
  • Access to phone
  • Locating a student or teacher
  • Signing in and out
  • ICT Help Desk
  • Text Books/Block Books/Book Returns

Counselling

The Counselling Suite is located in the Student Services building.
Students can talk to a counsellor about a whole range of things including:

 

  • School based issues
  • Subject and career information
  • Friendship issues
  • Harassment
  • Personal and health issues
  • Referral to outside support agencies

Special Needs

The Special Needs Team at Marryatville High School works to assist students with disabilities and learning difficulties to maximise their success.  Individual learning Plans and student “Access Cards” provide confidential information to teachers about individual learning difficulties and any recommended support strategies.

 
Students with learning difficulties are supported in a variety of ways including 1:1 tutoring, alternate program design, curriculum accommodations and / or modifications. Students are also provided with support and guidance to plan future pathways within and beyond school. In the senior years Special Needs students can apply for SACE 1 and 2 Special Provisions to assist them in school and external assessment.

  

Marryatville High School Learning Assistance Programme

Marryatville High School has an extensive Learning Assistance Programme (LAP) to provide support to students with learning difficulties.  This student centred and volunteer based program provides one-to-one learning support, enrichment and care through the positive contributions of approximately 20 parent volunteers.
The Learning Assistance Programme aims to:

 

  • Develop positive relationships between students and parent volunteers in a safe, one-to-one environment
  • Increase the self-esteem and confidence of students
  • Support the successful learning of students
  • Promote, encourage and value parent and community commitment and participation
  • Foster parent and teacher relationships
  • Create a genuine sense of community within the school

 

Career & Transition Services

Students can talk to the Career & Transition Coordinator about a range of things including:

 

  • Career Planning
  • Higher Education Pathways
  • Apprenticeships & Traineeships
  • Transition Planning
  • Resume Writing
  • Subject selection
  • Vocational Training

Christian Pastoral Support WorkerThe CPSW is available for:

 

  • Support to students practising their Christian faith
  • Lunchtime meetings for interested students
  • Helps with camps and excursions
  • Connection to local churches
  • Fundraising for charity

Visiting ConsultantsA range of visiting consultants also provide services to individual students based on school or parent recommendation and referral:

 

  • Youth Pathways Program
  • Reconnect Mental Health
  • Transition Services
  • Job Pathway Programs

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