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Learning & Wellbeing at Logan Reserve State School

KidsMatter
KidsMatter is a national mental health initiative for primary schools that is proven to make a positive difference to the lives of Australian children. KidsMatter is a whole-school approach to improving children’s mental health and wellbeing. Logan Reserve State School was proud to become a KidsMatter school in 2013.

 
We are committed to supporting the wellbeing of our students by building a positive learning culture through engaging learning experiences and nurturing relationships with our students and families. Mental health and wellbeing is essential for learning and life. Children who are mentally healthy learn better and have stronger relationships with the people in their lives. Becoming a KidsMatter school gives us the tools and resources to support our students and families.
 
Kids Matter works hand-in-hand with our commitment to the schoolwide Positive Behaviour for Learning (PBL), and our focus on crea​ting a positive, safe and supportive learning environment. In our school, every face has a place and every child is cared for.
 
 

STRIVE Team
Logan Reserve State School supports the provision of appropriate learning experiences for all students. The STRIVE team facilitates the overall provision of services for all children and plans the nature of support and intervention. The STRIVE team is able to plan the support for our students and monitor ongoing progress to ensure high quality learning outcomes for all students.

The STRIVE team may consist of the Principal, Deputy Principal, Guidance Officer, Special Education Teacher-In-Charge, Speech-Language Pathologist, Behaviour Advisory Teacher and Intervention & Support Teachers.  
 
 

Speech Pathology
Logan Reserve State School has access to the services of a Speech-Language Pathologist to support children who may be identified with difficulties in speech, fluency and language development.  The Speech-Language pathologist works as part of the educational team in our school providing some or all of the following services:

  • Assessments
  • Diagnoses
  • Therapy sessions
  • Interventions
  • Consultations 
  • Home programs
  • In-service & teacher training programs

 

Referrals to the Speech-Language Pathologist are made by school staff through the STRIVE team.

 
School Chaplain
Our Chaplaincy Program is voluntary and assists our school support the pastoral needs of our students. This can include the provision of pastoral care, support for social and emotional needs and enhancing engagement with the broader community. The Chaplaincy Program is not to be confused with the support provided by the Guidance Officer. At Logan Reserve State School, the Chaplain does not provide counseling services to students or families, these matters must be referred to the school’s Guidance Officer. The Chaplain supports the wellbeing of our students and families in conjunction with the other support services available within the school.​ 
 
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