All children should be able to learn in an environment where they feel safe and supported. King’s Student Wellbeing team run programs that equip students with strategies to replace negative habits with positive practices, build resilience and adopt optimistic mindsets. We employ a number of incredible chaplains at King’s, who enjoy connecting with students in the schoolyard during breaks, helping to strengthen our community.
King’s approach to pastoral care adopts a multi-layered system of support and guidance, provided by a number of members of our community. Every student has access to assistance and advice from teachers, Year Level Coordinators, Heads of House, chaplains and student leaders.
Misty, King's Therapy Dog
Misty, an Australian Shepherd, has been a hard working member of the King's community since 2019. She brings comfort to students across all three campuses in her important companionship role. Misty helps students reduce stress and anxiety and contributes to their social and emotional wellbeing.
Student Wellbeing Programs at King's
(Stop, look at Options, pick an Action, Repeat). Helps children with anxiety develop healthy-thinking patterns.
Currently Years 4, 6 and 9 (to be rolled out to Prep-Yr 12 in near future)
Iron Sharpens Iron
Anger-management, communication and self-regulation course, delivered through a physical/creative learning approach, such as gardening or boxing.
Eight-week course for boys and girls in Years 5-12.
Students sharpen their iron in a boxing class
Sisterhood / Brotherhood
Lunchtime fun connecting Year 7 girls/boys with Year 12 girls/boys
Rock and Water
A program teaching children about resilience.
Grief and loss program
As a school, King's is on a continual journey to be eSmart, where the smart, safe and responsible use of technology is considered normal.
Our student reporting system, King's Concern, enables students to express details of their online concern (eg cyberbullying, suspected illegal online activity) and let someone know before it escalates into something more severe.