We urge parents to be aware of screen time and some of the dangers of social media. Please have a chat with your child about online safety and the tips included in the documents below.
At Dianella Secondary College Education Support Centre we want your child to do their very best. To get the best education they need to attend school every day.
The teenage years are a time for young people to develop independence and find their place in the world, including how they take part in school life. We do know that some students may need that additional encouragement to attend school regularly.
By working together, our school community can address some of the reasons why teenagers may not want to attend.
Some common problems you may have getting your child to school:
You may also be worried that your teenager:
What can you do to help?
Do you need to let the school know if your teenager will be away from school?
What will staff at Dianella Secondary College ESC do to help?
Why is going to school so important for my child?
Remember everyday matters and every moment counts. Please call the school for any support you may require.
Please note that you are not to enter school grounds unless you are:
Please use the Kiss & Drive and do not enter school grounds.
If you require staff assistance, please email your child's Teacher or the Principal for a meeting.
Dianella Secondary College Education Support Centre
The Australian Catholic University has created a survey investigating the perspectives of parents/guardians/carers regarding the experience of their child/children as a student enrolled in a Special School in Australia.
Please find the attached letter from the university explaining the survey.
If you wish to take part please follow this link: