SWPBS – School-wide Positive Behaviour Supports (Primary) Positive Developmental Model (Secondary) The goal of School-Wide Positive Behaviour Supports - SWPBS (Primary Campus) and the Positive Developmental Model (Secondary Campus) is to create and maintain a positive and safe learning environment that enhances our College culture where we maximise individual academic and social growth. The model supports the promotion and explicit teaching of positive and expected behaviours in the learning environment.
Respectful Relationships Respectful Relationships aims to embed a culture of respect and equality across our entire College community. The Respectful Relationships program supports the promotion and modelling of respect, positive attitudes and behaviours. Through the program, students are supported to build healthy relationships, resilience and confidence.
Personal, Social & Emotional Learning The Lakes implements a robust Personal, Social and Emotional Learning program that is scaffolded to be age- and developmentally appropriate from F-12. The program incorporates elements of social skill development, emotional regulation, personal learning capabilities. The program, implemented during SWPBS sessions on Primary and Connect on Secondary also incorporates resilience, personal safety, body safety, eSafety, anti-bullying, conflict resolution, mental health and wellbeing.
Child Safety Victoria's Child Safe Standards, based on Ministerial Order 1359, outline the ways schools can protect children and young people from harm and abuse. The Lakes actively works to implement the 11 standards by:
Providing a culturally safe environment
Embedding child safety into leadership, governance and culture
Empowering young people through knowledge of their rights
Engaging with families to support Child Safety
Promoting a culture of diversity and equity
Ensuring staff and volunteers meet the Child Safety requirements
Promoting a clear complaints process
Building knowledge, skills and awareness of Child Safety
Supporting Child Safety in physical and online environments
Regularly reviewing Child Safety practices across the College
Implementing Child Safe practices across the College
The Lakes South Morang College respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners of country and pay respect to the ongoing living cultures of First Peoples, recognising their continuing connection to land, waters and culture. The Lakes is located on the land of the Wurundjeri Willum people of the Kulin Nation.