Live4Life is a registered health promotion charity that empowers rural Victorian communities such as Benalla to support, improve and invest in young people’s mental health and wellbeing through the implementation of the Live4Life model.
As part of the Live4Life model, each year students in years 8 and 11 receive delivery of evidence based suicide prevention and mental health education from local accredited youth and teen mental health first aid instructors.
Is a safe and supportive group for all LGBTQI+ students and allies who meet fortnightly at school. UsPride works to ensure that young people grow and develop while feeling safe to talk about their feelings, thoughts and identities and seek the right help when they need it.
Us Mob is a safe and supportive group for all ATSI students who meet fortnightly which is supported by Department of Education Koori Engagement Support Officer Jess Melbourne. Us Mob works to ensure ATSI students are given opportunities to engage in Cultural activities as well as take leadership opportunities and future planning in activities such as NAIDOC week and other key dates of cultural significance.
The Be You room is located in D1 at the Faithfull St Campus, and is open during selected lunchtimes. The Be You room is available for faithfull campus students to catch up, play games, grab a bite to eat whilst seeking various resources or advice from the Wellbeing team in a non-confrontational and safe setting.
Breakfast Club at Faithfull is open every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 8.30am in the Stadium. We provide a range of breakfast food options in a welcoming and friendly environment. All students are encouraged to come along, it’s a great way to start the day!
This Program is designed for Year 5 & 6 students, to help enhance their social development. Based on the school program Respectful Relationships and will integrate strategies for controlling emotions and resilience. The Dare program will help students build relationships with maintaining friendships, enhance language to support problem solving, self-control, decision making, understanding body language and tone of voice. This program with in conjunction with Victoria Police.
This program is designed for Year 5 & 6 students across 6 classes on Monday & Tuesday of each week. K9Teach features our new therapy dog “Boofred” and his handler Melissa.
During this time, selected students will read aloud to Boofred and Melissa, help studetns with general classroom work. K9Teach will work one on one with students that are having a bad day to ensure that they are able to stay engaged with their learning and address an issues preventing them from doing so. At breaktimes, Boofred will visit the Cool Room, during this time students can engage in games of their choosing for Boofred. Boofred enjoys getting extra pats and often a brush while he relaxes.
This fun, interactive workshop involves students splitting into teams to compete in the ‘Dare to Dream’ Apprentice challenge.
The students will be given a real-life business challenge to solve. In teams they will each play a role within a company and will compete to launch a mini-business.
Throughout the day students will design a marketing company, design a brand with a slogan and film and edit a Television campaign. Entrepreneurs will run interactive coaching throughout the challenge to upskill and challenge students on various soft skills. The day ends with a live ‘pitch off’ competition where students will ‘pitch’ their ideas to the judges.
Students will develop and expand their communication, problem solving, leadership, teamwork and collaborative skills. They will draw on their confidence, self-belief and adaptability to develop an entrepreneurial mindset.