Peer Support

Peer Support is a programme where Year 13 students work with small groups of Year 9 students to help them establish skills and relationships to adapt to a new school environment.

Year 13 students are chosen for their potential leadership skills and their ability to work well with other students. They undergo a two day training programme in late January to familiarise themselves with the programme and give them some training in managing small groups.

During the first term, Year 13 students organise weekly activities and discussions with their Year 9 groups. During Term 2 the seniors visit their Year 9 form classes on a weekly basis.

This programme has proved very popular at Sacred Heart. Year 9 students relate well to their older peers. They see them as role models and settle into College life very quickly.

This week ...

Monday 22 May

8.45am - Yr 12 SUS Trip
8.45am - Civil Defence Training Day
5.00pm - Kapa Haka in PAC

Tuesday 23 May

10.15am - School Singing Practice

Wednesday 24 May

11.00am - Swimming Sports - all Yr 11, 12 & 13
3.30pm - Maori Achieve in A1
5.00pm - Kapa Haka
7.00pm - Board of Trustees Meeting in Staffroom

Thursday 25 May

8.45am - Yr 13 SUS trip
8.45am - Yr 11 Life Skills Plunket Course in F1
11.00am - Secondary Schools Barber Shop Competition
3.30pm - Study/Homework Club in Library
3.30pm - Big Sister Programme in A2
5.30pm - Poly Group Practice in PAC

Friday 26 May

8.45am - Health Open Day Massey University
8.45am - Yr 13 PED - SS Tough Guy & Tough Gal Challenge
1.30pm - NZ School of Travel & Tourism Visit in F1
7.00pm - Noho Marae Stokes Valley
- Newsletter published today

Saturday 27 May

- Noho Marae Stokes Valley

Sunday 28 May

11.00am - Noho Marae finishes

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