Category Archives: Peer Support

Peer Support Camp 2017

Below are some of the Y13 highlights of Peer Support Camp. For the complete photo set see the school flickr account. For a slice of nostalgia, the 2013 Year Nine peer support camp can be relived here and here.

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Peer Support Training

On Tuesday and Wednesday, over half the year group were involved in peer support training, photos below. The focus of these two days were developing skills of leadership and understanding of the peer support ethos. A team of teachers have … Continue reading

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Peer Mentoring 2017

Peer mentoring is a programme that involves Year 13 students using some of their study line or form times to go into junior classes and support specific students. In a way this is kind of like being a teacher aide, … Continue reading

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Peer Support Sign Up

Today in Dean’s Assembly peer support was launched. General information is on the slides above. The sign up portal for Peer Support is now closed. Please contact Mr Lau if you have any questions. Peer support is an amazing opportunity to give … Continue reading

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Evolve: Wellington Youth Service

Wellington has a one stop shop for youth health and social support service. They offer a range of support for young people in one location to make it as easy as possible for you to get what you need. They are all about keeping it relaxed and … Continue reading

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Attitude Presentation – Connected

Today during period 1 the Year Nines were given a presentation by Attitude, an organisation that creatively teaches life skills that assist teenagers to make life-enhancing choices. Our presenter today was Valentine, and the topic he was talking around was … Continue reading

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Term One Review

Hope everyone is enjoying their holidays. Term One was a sensational term as recounted by the April Newsletter that came out recently. In the last week of term a video put together by James Halpin and the Executive was shown … Continue reading

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Remembering Peer Support Camp

When the Y9s returned from camp, I spoke to them about memories. For Newlands College students, camp is often recalled as one of the highlights of their time when it comes time for them to leave. At an assembly earlier … Continue reading

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Peer Support Finale

The Year 9 students were treated to a shared lunch today with their peer support leaders. This brought an end to the Peer Support Programme, but the impact of it will filter down for years to come. The Peer Support … Continue reading

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Cargill’s Camp Diary – Video

  This video documents the Y9 Peer Support Camp of 2013 at El Rancho, Waikanae. You can see a number of the activities and adventures that were undertaken and the incredible fun that was had by all over the four days. Starring … Continue reading

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