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Year 8 adviser's message

Ms Alderman from the EALD faculty.

My advice to Year 8

Students of Year 8, make this year one to remember. Take on every opportunity that comes your way and accept challenges. Set goals and aim to be successful. Look out for what Chifley College Mount Druitt Campus has to offer you and look into joining the variety of clubs and extra curricular activities that are provided for you. 

My role as year adviser

  • To provide guidance for and promote the welfare of students
  • To support individual students through difficult times.
  • To assist teachers in understanding the practical needs of individual students within the year group.
  • To monitor trends in individual students relating to academic progress, classroom behaviour, attendance, social behaviour, adjustment and to refer, where necessary to counsellor, Principal, Deputy Principal, Head Teacher welfare.
  • To initiate, develop, enhance programs that develop and promote group cohesion and identification, encourage and support camps, dances and formal assemblies.

As the interface between home and school

  • To provide the initial point of contact for parents.
  • To liaise between parents and the school.

As a member of the school welfare team

  • To update information on students with special needs.
  • To participate in the development and implementation of school policy relating to student welfare.
  • To attend welfare committee meetings.
  • To liaise with the School Counsellor and be proactive in referring students of concern.

As an administrator

  • To maintain certain records on welfare and student files.
  • Monitor whole day absences and intervene where necessary.
  • To produce reports using school-based software.
  • To assist with new enrolment procedures.
  • To coordinate the presentation of reports to parents.
  • To regularly survey students and monitor interests/concerns.

I invite parents and carers to contact me with any questions, concerns or suggestions.