The values of Cobden Technical School are based on the HEART acronym:
HONESTY: Integrity and trustworthiness.
EXCELLENCE: Doing one's best to develop competence and credibility.
ACCOUNTABILITY: Setting goals and being responsible for one's actions.
RESPECT: Fairness and equity, understanding, tolerance and inclusion.
TRUST: Care and compassion.
Through these values, we promote a climate of respectful relationships, respecting oneself and taking responsibility for one’s actions. The wellbeing team supports all staff and students to build their wellness and resilience through a wide range of supports so that they can acheive their bste at school and in their communities.
Throughout the school year students at Cobden Technical School are actively involved in various initiatives promoting the importance of wellbeing.
Headspace support young people with mental health, physical health (including sexual health), alcohol and other drug services, as well as work and study support.
Beyond blue provide information and support for anxiety, depression and suicide prevention for everyone in Australia.
Tips and strategies for being prepared and satying calm: https://kidshelpline.com.au/teens/issues/exam-stress
How the brain works: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-RZ86OB9hw4
Friendship and exam stress: https://au.reachout.com/articles/friendship-and-exam-stress
Reduce stress and prepare https://headspace.org.au/explore-topics/for-young-people/prepare-for-exams/
9 Tips on exam stress from psychologist Dr. Michael Carr-Greg https://www.jacaranda.com.au/blog/tips-and-ideas/nine-ways-to-manage-year-12-stress-with-dr-michael-carr-gregg/
October - National Mental Health Month
Below are links to strategies to improve your mental health, first we start with Mindfulness, what is it actually? Is it colouring and and meditation, do you you have to sit in a yoga pose with your eyes closed for hours? Follow the link to find out how mindfulness is a really simple attitude you can have to every day that will lower your stress and help you find your calm.