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Education Support Day – May 16

I would like to emphasize the importance and impact of our dedicated Education Support (ES) staff here at Fairhills High School. These individuals work tirelessly to ensure a safe, supportive, and nurturing environment for all students. They play a crucial role in providing personalized assistance, guidance, and resources that help our students thrive both academically and emotionally.

On ES Day, Fairhills High School teachers and students had the wonderful opportunity to recognise and appreciate the hard work and dedication of our Education Support staff. The celebration included a delicious lunch and a heartfelt video message from teachers and students, expressing their gratitude.

We are incredibly fortunate to have such amazing ES staff at our school.

Positive Behaviours

It’s crucial for students to recognise that their behaviour, both in and out of school, affects themselves, their peers, and the entire school community. As a school, we must consistently demonstrate respect, consideration, and responsibility in all our actions. Here are some expected behaviours for students at school and beyond.

  1. Respect Others
    Respecting others is vital. This includes showing respect for people’s property, opinions, beliefs, and differences. Avoid making fun of others or saying hurtful things, as this can be damaging and hurtful.
  2. Follow Rules
    Adhering to the rules set by our school and community is essential for safety and maintaining order. Rules help us understand acceptable behaviour and set clear boundaries.
  3. Be Responsible
    Responsibility involves taking ownership of our actions and being accountable for the consequences. It also means taking care of our belongings, being punctual, and completing tasks to the best of our ability. Additionally, we should report any suspicious behaviour or unsafe situations we identify.
  4. Show Kindness
    Kindness is important in both school and daily life. Simple acts like holding the door open, saying please and thank you, or smiling at someone who may be having a tough day can make a big difference.
  5. Contribute Positively
    Strive to contribute positively to our community and make a difference in our school and neighbourhood. This can be done by volunteering, participating in community events, or even just picking up litter.
  6. Be Courteous
    Being courteous means showing good manners and consideration for others. Use polite language, such as saying “excuse me” or “pardon me” when navigating crowded areas.

Understanding the impact of our actions on others and working to create a safe, welcoming environment is essential. By doing so, we can contribute to a positive and inclusive community for everyone.

Keeping Our School Community Healthy

Influenza (flu) symptoms can appear suddenly and last for several weeks. The best protection against the flu is vaccination. Annual flu vaccinations are recommended starting in mid-April each year and are free under the National Immunisation Program for those at higher risk of flu complications.

We encourage parents, carers, and students to practice the following prevention measures:

  • Regularly wash and sanitize hands
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
  • Cover nose and mouth when coughing or sneezing
  • Stay home if unwell and consult a general practitioner (GP) or Nurse-on-call as needed
  • Stay up to date with flu and COVID-19 vaccinations

Flu Vaccinations

Flu vaccinations can be booked through GPs and pharmacies, many of which also provide COVID-19 vaccinations. The flu vaccine is recommended for everyone aged 6 months and over. Those at higher risk of flu complications are eligible for free vaccination under the National Immunisation Program.

COVID-19 booster

The 2024 COVID-19 booster dose is available for everyone aged 18 and above.

Getting your booster dose remains the best way to prevent severe illness or hospitalisation, especially in people aged over 65 and those at higher risk of severe illness.

Children aged between 5 and 17 years who are at risk of severe illness can also receive a 2024 booster dose.

You can get your next dose at your local pharmacy or GP. To find one near you, refer to the vaccine clinic finder.

Find Out More

For more information about flu prevention and immunisation, please refer to:

Let’s work together to keep our school community healthy and safe.

Ian Van Schie


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