Programs and Activities

Wellbeing Programs

The following wellbeing programs support the education and formation of our students on a year level, opt in or referral basis as indicated.

TitleContent/PurposeDetails
Title:
LGBT Stand Up Group
Content/Purpose:
Supporting LGBTI students at Melba
Details:
A support group where students are inclusive of all individuals
Title:
Well Being Week
Content/Purpose:
Student and staff support
Details:
Wellbeing Week is a week of activities designed to connect young people and to raise awareness of their physical, social and mental health, Programs are offered during lunchtime on an opt in basis for senior students and during both class and lunchtime for junior students. Staff are also supported during this time.
Title:
Ringwood Uniting Care Breakfast program
Content/Purpose:
Supporting student health
Details:
Provides a free breakfast provided twice a week on each campus
Title:
Students Focus
Content/Purpose:
Supporting students
Details:
Lunchtime programs on junior and senuior campus to help connect young people
Title:
Makerspace
Content/Purpose:
Supporting student creativity and innovation
Details:
Set in the junior library, Makerspace promotes hands on learning and inspires inquiring minds to produce imaginative thinkers.

Wellbeing Activities

Participation in the following activities promotes positive relationships, behaviour and wellbeing.

TitleContent/PurposeDetails
Title:
FRIENDS for Life
Content/Purpose:
Supporting students
Details:
A resilience program to assist students to be all they can be.
Title:
Drumming
Content/Purpose:
Supporting young men
Details:
A music therapy program for young men to assist them in relationships, peer pressure, communication and identity.
Title:
Multicultural Soccer Comp
Content/Purpose:
Supporting our multicultural community
Details:
Run to support effective communication and participation for our multicultural community.
Title:
Young Men and Women
Content/Purpose:
Supporting refugee students
Details:
A program related to identity for refugees run by the Migrant Information Centre youth worker.
Title:
Seasons for Growth
Content/Purpose:
Supporting students
Details:
A grief and loss program run by Melba's Adolescent Health Nurse
Title:
School Dental Program
Content/Purpose:
Improving student health
Details:
A dental van attends the school to assist young people in accessing dental check ups and work.

Student Leadership Training

Leadership training is embedded in a range of year level programs. These include:

Year 7 – Launch Pad, Turbo Time, Orientation Camp

Year 12 – Year 12 Camp

Student Voice participation