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Phone: +61 (08) 9291 1200
Fax: +61 (08) 9291 1234
Absentees: (08) 9291 1215 (24 hrs)
Canteen: (08) 9291 1222
School hours are 8:42am - 2:55pm
Lesmurdie Senior High School
Reid Road, Lesmurdie
Western Australia 6076
Principal Kerry Chipchase
The Student Support Team work collaboratively with teaching and non-teaching staff, families and the wider education community to provide a safe, supportive environment within which students can thrive academically, socially and emotionally.
As well as Deputy Principals, Senior and Lower School Managers, Senior and Lower School Coordinators, the team consists of:
Tamala Cox – School Psychologist
School Psychologists assist schools to meet the social, emotional, learning and behaviour needs of students. Working closely with the school administration, teachers, students and parents, our School Psychologist supports practical improvement strategies that are tailored for all students, particular groups of students or individual students.
Sharon Moran and Jared Kealley – School Community Nurses
The School Community Nurse works collaboratively with other Student Support team members to support students physical and mental health and wellbeing. This role also includes the promotion of health and healthy lifestyle through delivery of in-class programs and out of class social and emotional programs.
Jane Gray – Youth Worker
The Youth Worker works closely with all members of the Student Support Team to ensure the best outcomes for students and parents, developing and delivering a variety of individual and group programs specific to the needs of our students.
Max Borsei – Vocational Education & Training (VET) Coordinator
Dee Bretnall – Vocational Education & Training (VET) Officer
Based in Senior School, The VET Coordinator and VET Officer work with our students in all aspects of VET endorsed programs, assisting students and caregivers with work-placement applications and provide relevant information sources regarding courses, apprenticeships and TAFE applications. Our VET staff also support students in their post-secondary transition to further education.
Sarah D’Vauz – Follow The Dream School Based Liaison
Our Follow the Dream Coordinator implements the Education Department’s Follow the Dream (FTD) program, a voluntary program for high achieving Aboriginal secondary school students. The program assists and supports students to continue to succeed at school, graduate and successfully transition into university, training or meaningful employment.
Student Support Officers
Our Student Support Officers located in both Lower and Senior School are often the first point of contact for students wishing to see a member of staff.
The role of the Education Assistants is to provide additional learning support within the class room setting or in small group settings. Our Education Assistants are located within Learning Areas providing skills in: