Mitcham Girls High School

Peer Leadership Program

Year 11 students are selected to work with the Year 8 classes, supporting our new students as they transition into Mitcham Girls High School.  These Peer Leaders assist in providing a secure and happy environment that allows the Year 7s and 8s to develop a strong sense of belonging.  Some of the Year 10 and 11 students work as "Big Sisters" and are paired with Year 7 and 8 students in an individual mentoring role.

The Year 10 and 11 students are present in many of the Year 7 and 8 Care Group programs to support teachers and to organise activities.  This program encourages leadership and a culture of trust and acceptance.  The Leaders also support the three-day Year 7 camp in Week 3 of Term 1. 

Peer Leaders take part in an intensive training program where they develop skills to assist them in delivering workshops and assisting students with issues.  Their leadership training is ongoing for the first Semester.  Once the structured, formal in-class support comes to a close, the leaders will have established strong relationships with many of the Year 8s and will continue to be available to support and mentor them in many different ways.

The program supports many of our school goals, in particular, giving girls opportunities to develop confidence, resilience, wellbeing, independence, civic responsibility and leadership skills.

 

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