Woodridge State High School provides a guidance and counselling service for all students and their parents/guardians and teachers. The service is accessible on a range of different levels to ensure that students are equipped to balance a range of educational, personal, social and emotional issues they may encounter through their adolescent years.
Guidance services include:
- Assist students to select subjects and courses appropriate to their interests.
- Help in developing successful and effective study skills.
- Help students and parents/guardians to interpret school assessment and provide information on Tertiary entry (ATAR, Tertiary Rank Selection) and the QCE.
Personal counselling (students and parents/guardians)
- Help students successfully resolve personal concerns which may adversely affect progress at school and home.
- Enhance students' coping skills with worrying or stressful situations during their adolescent years.
- Enhance parents' coping skills.
- Where necessary, act as a liaison/referral person to community agencies and/or specialist organisations (Department of Children's Services).
- Help students obtain accurate, up-to-date information on careers, courses, school-based traineeships and apprenticeships, TAFE courses and private training organisations.
- Tertiary pathways: universities, private colleges.
How to make an appointment
We have 3 Guidance Officers who work in the school. Students can self-refer by making an appointment through the school office.
Parents/guardians can make an appointment in person through the reception desk or by phoning the school on (07) 3290 7222.