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Windsor High School

Windsor High School

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Student Welbeing at Windsor High School provides a strong framework for the school community to meet the personal, social and learning needs of all its students.

Windsor High School prides itself on strong welfare policies, programs and a dedicated welfare team.

The Windsor High School welbeing policies and programs endeavour to create a safe and supportive school environment by:

  • Providing a relevant curriculum
  • Incorporating effective discipline
  • Providing preventative social skills programs
  • Providing appropriate support services
  • Celebrating diversity within the school community
  • Providing opportunities for students to enjoy success, recognition and enjoyment of their learning
  • Developing student leadership and a strong student voice


Student welbeing objectives are achieved through:


  • A positive climate and good discipline programs
  • Effective learning and teaching programs
  • Parent and Community involvement

1.  Positive Climate and Good Discipline Programs

These programs and strategies are designed to develop the concepts of Safety, Teamwork, Achievement and Respect. These strategies are evident in the following areas:


  • DEC Code of Conduct
  • Positive Behaviour for Learning
  • Core Values:  Safety, Teamwork, Achievement and Respect
  • Whole School Expectations
  • Students' Rights and Responsibilities
  • Procedures for Managing Student Behaviour
  • Student leadership opportunities
  • Peaceful conflict resolution
  • Resilience and positive mental health programs
  • Peer Mentoring


2.  Effective Learning and Teaching Programs

These programs enable all students to reach their own individual learning potential by focusing on:

  • Developing students' ownership of their learning
  • Effective learning intervention and support strategies
  • Learning Policy
  • Homework policy
  • Merit System
  • Gifted and Talented program
  • Enrichment Education Programs for Aboriginal students and gifted students
  • Effective reporting and discussion of student learning outcomes
  • Home Group Lessons – Social/Study Skills
  • Annual academic reviews

3. Parent and Community Participation

These programs encourage the development of a learning community with all members learning together. Major projects to encourage participation include:

  • Parents & Citizen Association
  • Uniform Policy
  • Parent Teacher interviews
  • Implementation of effective transition programs from Primary to High school, from High school to the workforce and to further educational opportunities such as TAFE and University
  • Provision of opportunities for student's traineeships & apprenticeships and the development of work ready skills by students
  • Effective school promotion in the community
  • Community work by students
  • Parent focus groups
  • Whole School Evaluation Processes
  • Wellbeing Week
  • Hawkesbury Harvest
  • Learning Community Outside Agencies – Ted Noffs' Foundation, School Police Liaison Officer, Platform, Hawkesbury Community Outreach Services, Wesley Mission