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Wellbeing Programs

Marist Sisters’ College has a comprehensive Wellbeing program at the College.

Each Wednesday, Period 3 is dedicated to Wellbeing. Students move through a cycle of:

  • The Principal’s Assembly
  • House Assemblies
  • Tutor Group Time
  • Wellbeing Sessions (Year based).

House System and Tutor Groups

Each student in the College belongs to one of six Houses and a Tutor Group within the House. Tutor Groups are vertically streamed and have students from Year 7 to 12. Tutor Groups are a little family within the College and each student stays with her Tutor Group each year.

Tutors and House Coordinators are the primary contacts for any wellbeing matter facing a student.

House Coordinators case manage more serious matters in conjunction with the Leader of Wellbeing and the College Counsellor.

More information of the Houses can be found on The Houses page.

The Wellbeing Program

In addition to the House system, the College’s Wellbeing Coordinator programs sessions that are more age appropriate. Each House Coordinator oversees a particular year group to facilitate these sessions. Teachers are also allocated to a Year Team to assist with the age appropriate sessions.

The Wellbeing Program includes:

Year 7

  • Year 7 Transition Program
  • AMICA – “Little Friend” Program with Year 10
  • Relationships – Managing Friends and Cliques
  • Study Skills
  • Self-care Skills and Resilience

Year 8                

Friendships and Relational Aggression

  • Cyber-safety & Social Media
  • Bullying
  • Study Skills: Stress Management

Year 9

  • Goal Setting
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Mindfulness
  • Managing Relationships
  • Body Image
  • Gender Roles

Year 10

  • What it’s like being a teenager?
  • Self Motivation
  • Bullying
  • Body Image and Cliques
  • Subject Selection and Post School Pathways
  • Safe Partying, Sexting and the Internet
  • Anxiety Management
  • Resilience

Year 11

  • Transition to Senior Secondary School and Managing Stress
  • Goal Setting
  • Alcohol and Drug Use
  • Self Care with Sleeping, Eating and Exercise

Year 12

  • Study Skills for HSC
  • Managing Exam Stress
  • Good Sleep Habits
  • R U OK?
  • Assistance with the University Admission Centre
  • Schoolies – How to Survive