Wellbeing & Engagement

David Scott School is dedicated to supporting students and their families through a whole-of-school approach to wellbeing and engagement. The school nurtures young people to reach their full potential by reducing barriers and empowering them to adapt to change. Students are encouraged to contribute to their wellbeing, resilience and engagement in the wider community in both individual and group settings. In addition, the school understands the importance of families in a young person’s journey through education.

Discussions with students are confidential, however wellbeing staff may seek consent from the student and/or parent/carer to share information with specific staff. Wellbeing staff may also discuss a student’s needs within a team environment to ensure that appropriate supports are available and consistent.

The team is comprised of a Senior Teacher Wellbeing & Engagement, Youth & Family Practitioner, Youth Worker and an Education Support Officer who oversees the Healthy Eating program.

Referrals

Work Related Skills

Industry Specific Skills

Emotional needs – anxiety, depression, social anxiety, self-esteem

General health and wellbeing

Stress management

Anger management

Family issues

Drug and alcohol

Identity

Parent’s may also contact our team regarding their student’s:

absences or attendance issues

engagement in or barriers to education

health and wellbeing

Confidentiality

Discussions with students are confidential, however wellbeing staff may seek consent from the student and/or parent/carer to share information with specific staff. Wellbeing staff may also discuss a student’s needs within a team environment to ensure that appropriate supports are available and consistent.

In some circumstances, mandatory and professional standards require the wellbeing team to share information without consent to others such as Senior Leaders, parents or statutory/government agencies. This includes:

Safety to self or others

A serious crime has been or is about to be committed

The school has been served a subpoena

Wellbeing, resilience and engagement programs at the David Scott School

MAT – Martial Arts Therapy Program

African Drumming

Duke of Edinburgh Award – Bronze

Millie, our Therapy Dog  Three days per week (Mon, Tues & Thurs)

Breakfast Club – 8.30am

Lunchtime activities

Healthy eating program – fully prepared lunches

I am thankful for all the staff at the David Scott School for always bringing out the best in me...
2017-03-13T11:54:16+11:00
I am thankful for all the staff at the David Scott School for always bringing out the best in me to make sure I reach my goals and demonstrating education is important and worth it.
I would like to complete my carpentry course at TAFE and later become a building apprentice so I can get...
2019-07-02T12:12:16+11:00
I would like to complete my carpentry course at TAFE and later become a building apprentice so I can get closer to my dream career of being a fully qualified Builder.
I really appreciate being at this school, in fact, being a student here has changed my life. I love that...
2019-07-02T12:19:51+11:00
I really appreciate being at this school, in fact, being a student here has changed my life. I love that I have been able to experience new things and that the lessons we are taught are relevant to my life outside of the school too.
I am an intermediate student at the David Scott School, my teachers have supported me to find mechanisms to stay...
2019-07-02T12:29:43+11:00
I am an intermediate student at the David Scott School, my teachers have supported me to find mechanisms to stay on track, but, I’d like to continue to work on this.
At the David Scott School in my class I really enjoy applying my learning in real-world contexts, I prefer working...
2019-07-02T12:34:35+11:00
At the David Scott School in my class I really enjoy applying my learning in real-world contexts, I prefer working hands-on and after completing my VCAL I hope to find a successful career in the construction field.
Contact Info
  • 24 - 26 High Street, Frankston, Victoria 3199 Australia
  • (03) 8781 5911
  • info@davidscottschool.vic.edu.au