Student Wellbeing

St Albans Secondary College provides a range of supports to students. These include:

Counselling and individual support

Referral to external agencies including:

  • Mental health services;
  • Counselling services; and
  • Family service organisations.

Health promotion programs such as:

  • Sexual health information classes;
  • Drug and alcohol information classes;
  • Puberty information classes;
  • Party Safe Sessions for VCAL students;
  • Body Image guest speakers; and
  • Anti-Smoking guest speakers.

Programs and group activities including:

  • Breakfast Club every Friday;
  • GSA (Gay Straight Alliance) Group;
  • Pridentity in Action, including class sessions for year 9;
  • Headsmart Sessions for year 10;
  • African Girls Group;
  • ‘R U OK’ Day activities;
  • IDAHO Day activities;
  • ‘Wear it Purple’ Day activities; and
  • Relaxation sessions.

Other supports include:

  • Text book borrowing system;
  • Support to apply for funding for text books and uniforms; and
  • Referral to alternative settings