At St John Bosco College our commitment to wellbeing strongly supports our College motto of Gaudium et Spes: Joy and Hope. We believe that a supportive, connected and positive environment is essential to the development of informed and resilient young people. 
 
Our rich Salesian heritage contributes to a sense of inclusiveness where students and staff are known, and feel safe, supported, and valued. We prioritise a holistic approach to physical, spiritual, emotional, and mental wellbeing. Our structures, programs, and relationships allow all students the opportunity to feel connected, and to be successful, productive and respectful. We nurture the growth of resilient and responsible individuals by actively developing a sense of belonging within the College. 
 
Ultimately our wellbeing objective is to empower students with skills to respond positively to the world and its challenges, whilst celebrating a joy-filled love of life and learning.
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Celebrating

Celebrating our lives of joy and hope

Principle: Celebrating builds relationships, evokes the desire to succeed, and strengthens individual and collective wellbeing. To enhance the benefits of celebrating in our Catholic, Salesian community we:

Uphold Salesian traditions with joy and hope

Value the roles and contributions of staff, students and families

Celebrate successes as a whole community

Appreciate the unique talents and gifts of community members

Promote recognition of student and staff achievements

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Belonging

Belonging to our Catholic, Salesian Community

Principle: Belonging provides a sense of security, is based on mutually respectful relationships, and strengthens individual and collective wellbeing. To enhance the sense of belonging in our Catholic, Salesian community we:

Create a safe, welcoming environment

Actively seek and listen to the voices of our students

Empower staff to contribute to the wellbeing of the whole community

Promote empathy, resilience and gratitude

Strengthen community partnerships with families

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Reflecting

Reflecting on how we can serve God and ourselves

Principle: Reflecting opens our eyes to what’s around us, gives us empathy and compassion, and strengthens individual and collective wellbeing. To enhance the impact of reflecting in our Catholic, Salesian community we:

Embrace St. John Bosco’s teachings and values

Evangelise through word and action

Offer sacraments to College community members

Instil empathy and compassion through social justice

Share our Catholic faith with the community

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Learning

Learning in a safe and nurturing environment

Principle: Learning is a dynamic lifelong process, which occurs when people feel a connection to their environment, and strengthens individual and collective wellbeing. To enhance learning in our Catholic, Salesian community we:

Build our College on the foundation of trusting and caring relationships

Formulate inclusive learning environments

Foster a sense of student responsibility for learning

Develop the social and emotional skills of our community

Improve student outcomes by building staff capacity

Learn more about our frameworks

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