A school counsellor is available to consult with students each day of the week, students can self-refer and parents can refer via the front office.
The school counsellor service is designed to triage students, students requiring intensive support may also require external support services.
Learning Support Services
Learning and Support Teacher
Our Learning and Support Teacher works within a whole school context to improve outcomes for students with additional learning and support needs.
Learning and Support Teacher: Robyn Woods.
Student Learning and Support Officers
The Student Learning and Support Officers at NVHS provide in-class and out-of-class support to a range of students who require extra assistance.
Student Learning and Support Officers: Meredith Hiller, Jennifer Whyte, Pamela Proctor and Pauline Hakvoort.
The Literacy Team works intensively with students throughout the junior school with the goal of improving overall literacy standards.
Literacy Team: Tracey Sherlock, Annie Sherlock and Rhonda Evans.
Student Support Officer
Our SSO works in a whole school context to establish connections with our community partners that support the overall wellbeing of our students. Currently we run numerous internal and external programs that meet a range of student needs.
Student Support Officer: Charmaine Moore
Aboriginal Support Services
NVHS celebrate our Aboriginal students and provide academic and cultural support.
Aboriginal Education officer
Kay Simmons works collaboratively within the school community to develop culturally appropriate resources and programs as well as promote aboriginal education and support both students and their parents.
Norta Norta Tuition
Shem Bush and Naomi Bibby provide individual and in-class support for Aboriginal students via the Norta Norta Program. The Norta Norta Program provides targeted support for Aboriginal students to accelerate progress in student achievement.
Aboriginal Education Consultative Group
The Cooinda local Aboriginal Education Consultative Group (AECG) meets every term. Meeting dates are posted on the Cooinda AECG facebook page – new members are always welcome!