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Heads of Student Services
Ms Angie Hooton - Year 7 - 9
Ms Jenny Casserly - Year 10 - 12
Work closely with Deputy Principals to coordinate the Student Services team in all planning and operations to fulfill our vision of monitoring and progressing the academic, social and emotional development of each student.
Provide support to students and parents in relation to the education of all students at Applecross Senior High School.
Monitor and plan for improvements in achievement for all students using data.
Reward and acknowledge positive efforts and contributions by students.
Year 7 Katie Wadham
Year 8 Jan Michell
Year 9 Rex Ellis
Year 10 Brad Snell
Year 11 Anna Edwards
Year 12 Adam Coppard
Year Coordinators teach a partial timetable and are therefore happy to return calls and emails in the designated Student Services time. If it urgent, please contact a Head of Student Services
They are responsible for the pastoral care of students by monitoring the academic, social and emotional progress of students in their year groups. This knowledge is then handed over to the next coordinator at the end of the two year cycle.
They provide leadership to the group, develop a student leadership body, promote effective communication and plan social events to bring the year groups together as cohesive and cooperative groups.
Our Year Coordinators encourage all students to achieve their personal best. Year Coordinators communicate with parents about any concerns with attendance, achievement or behavior so that plans can be put in place to engage the student more effectively.
Ms Yvette Tormey
The School Psychologist provides support in areas of learning, counselling and behavior management.
Support students who have emotional or mental health issues that hinder progress at school. These might include high absenteeism, low self-esteem, issues with friendships and troubled relationships with family and parents.
Ms Deb Kitak
Identify and work with students who have ongoing physical and mental health issues as part of the Student Services team.
Prepare care plans for students with health issues such as anaphylaxis, asthma, diabetes etc.
Provide health education for students and staff to establish a proactive approach to self-management and adult behaviours.
Provide health assessments, first aid and counselling.
Act as a resource and link for young people to access outside agencies for health issues.
Mr Andrew Saxton
Support young people and parents in time of need using a spiritual philosophy.
Build a sense of caring and community within the school and develop the ethos of Christian service to other people.
Manages mentoring program for young people.