Kogarah High School


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Student welfare

Faculty structure

The Welfare Team - comprising Head Teacher Student Welfare, Deputy Principal, School Counsellor and Year Advisors.

2023 Year advisors

  • Year 7: Ms R. Nissan, Ms K. Gargalis 
  • Year 8: Mr N. Grose, Ms J. Prasai
  • Year 9: Ms A. Tweedie, Ms J. Le
  • Year 10: Mr R. May, Ms S. Felgate
  • Year 11: Ms D. Blomkamp, Ms N. Stout
  • Year 12:   Ms L. Zheng, Mr A. Lawson

Other roles

  • Girls' supervisor: Ms E. Jemmeson
  • Boys' supervisor: Mr J. Tesoriero 
  • International Student Coordinator: Ms J. Cheng
  • Transition co-ordinator/Careers: Ms S. Alaouie

Student Support Officer - Kogarah High School employs two Student Support Officers. Ikenna Oseuke and John Dangas work with the school to enhance student well being, resilience and learning outcomes in partnership with the wellbeing team. They prioritise and deliver individual, small group and whole-school evidence-based programs and strategies. Part of their role includes supporting students and families to identify and access referrals to external services.  John and Ikenna provide a safe and supportive space for students seeking information and support. Students are able to self-refer to John or Ikenna. 

The Learning Support Team - comprising Head Teacher Student Welfare, Deputy Principals, School Counsellor, Head Teacher Support and the Support Teacher Learning Assistance.

Extracurricular activities:

A range of programs and strategies are organised throughout the year to support the learning and wellbeing needs of students. They include, but are not limited to:

  • Year 7 orientation and peer support programs
  • Year 7 camp
  • Bullybuster presentations
  • LEAPS (Lawyers Assisting and Supporting Promising Students) program
  • Year 10 leadership training Learning Conferences for Years 9, 10, 11, 12
  • SRC and Prefect bodies
  • Year 9 Gender Day
  • Motivational Media Presentations
  • Achievers morning tea and camp

Curriculum links

The Kogarah High School Student Welfare Policy (found on website) contains information about the policies and procedures of the school and links to relevant sites on the DEC website.