“Student wellbeing is best achieved within a school environment that is safe, supportive, inclusive and empowering, where diversity is respected and valued, where human rights and the common good are honoured, where inter-relationships are positive, where students experience connectedness and engagement, and where those experiencing difficulty or special need receive particular care and support.” (CEM, Pastoral Care of Students in Catholic Schools, 2009)
Student Wellbeing at St James the Apostle Primary School focusses on enhancing student wellbeing of a personal, social, physical, emotional, mental or spiritual nature.
Key elements of student wellbeing are positive self-regard, respect for others, positive relationships, responsible behaviours and personal resilience.
Areas of Student Wellbeing
There are a number of areas that Student Wellbeing encompasses, which include: