These resources are provided to make the business of being a Woodleigh School parent as easy as possible. Please contact Senior Campus Reception on 5971 6100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions regarding the content available here.
2020 Term Dates
- Teaching staff return – Thursday 23 January
- Year 7, 12 and new students begin at Senior Campus – Thursday 30 January
- All other students begin – Friday 31 January
- Homestead Camp Week at Senior Campus – 2–6 March
- Labour Day – Monday 9 March
- Term 1 Ends – Friday 27 March
- Term 2 Begins for staff – Tuesday 14 April (Easter Monday is 13 April)
- Term 2 Begins for students – Wednesday 15 April
- Term 2 Ends – Friday 19 June
- Term 3 Begins for staff – Monday 13 July
- Term 3 Begins for students – Tuesday 14 July
- Term 3 Ends – Friday 18 September
- Term 4 Begins for teachers – Monday 5 October
- Term 4 Begins for students – Tuesday 6 October
- Term 4 Ends for students – Tuesday 8 December ECC – Year 9
- Term 4 Ends for teachers – Friday 11 December
Parent Teacher Online (PTO)
Bookings for Parent/Teacher interviews are handled via our PTO system. It can be found HERE.
Secure School Environment Policy – 2016
Staff and students have a basic right to work and study in a school free from any harassment or bullying. Woodleigh Campus is committed to providing such an environment.
What Is Harassment?
Harassment is the deliberate desire to hurt, intimidate or threaten another. It may take many forms.
- Physical – e.g. pushing, shoving, fighting, invasion of personal space.
- Verbal – e.g. name calling, offensive language, discrimination, “put downs” based on race, gender, physical appearance, sexual orientation or religious creed.
- Visual – e.g. offensive notes and gestures, graffiti.
- Victimisation – e.g. stand over tactics, exclusion.
- Sexual – e.g. any unwelcome sexual behaviour including offensive jokes, language or pictures.
- Electronic – e.g. offensive or intimidating emails, offensive photos published on the Web / social network sites, or via text messaging, filming.
How Can We Stop Harassment?
- We can conduct ourselves so that we do not provoke others to respond in an unacceptable manner.
- We can work to resolve disputes with others in a peaceful way.
- If we see harassment we can refuse to join in.
- We can support any students who are harassed. For example, we might intervene if it is safe, we might assist them if we are able to, and we can report it to staff.
- If we are harassed, we can tell the person that what they are doing is harassment. We can stand up for ourselves if anyone tries to harass us by:
- telling them to stop
- ignoring them (in the very short term)
- saying ‘no’
- asking a staff member for support
- drawing the attention of others (students and staff) to the harassing behaviour
Asking a Staff Member for support
For advice talk to one of the following:
- Your Tutor
- Your Teacher
- Your Homestead Coordinator
- The Student Counsellors – Sophie Lea, Dianne Summers
- The Deputy Head of Campus, Student Wellbeing – Tracey Glen
- The Head of Woodleigh Campus – David Burton
- The Principal – Jonathan Walter
Our Response To Bullying and Harassment
If a matter is reported to Senior Staff it will then be discretely investigated and if necessary some of the following approaches used:
- self help
- therapeutic solutions
- restorative practice session attended by both parties
- parent contact
- referral to Support Group for ongoing case management
- withdrawal from Homestead or classes – ‘in school’ suspension
Most harassment that occurs is not complained about and therefore remains hidden. Those who are harassed often don’t complain because they fear it will make things worse or that no one will take them seriously, even if they do complain. We know, however, that harassment thrives in an atmosphere where it is hidden and not discussed. When we are willing to acknowledge the problem it can be dealt with. We take a ‘shared concern’, non-punitive approach where everyone involved has a responsibility to help solve the problem.
Want To Talk To Someone?
Kids Helpline 1800 551 800
Free call 24 hours, 7 days a week. Confidential and professional counselling service.
Frankston Community Health Centre 9784 8100
Can arrange counselling, assist with issues relating to sexual health, sexuality, drug and alcohol and mental health etc.
Headspace 1800 650 890– or Peninsula Headspace 9769 6419
Direct Line 1800 888 236
Anonymous drug counselling, information and referral.
Lifeline 13 11 14
Grief Line 1300 845 745
TRAG – Teenagers Road Accident Group
DARTA – Paul Dillon Resources
- DARTA Presentations
- DARTA Fact Sheets
- DARTA Useful Websites
- DARTA Student Activities
- Preventing Alcohol Fuelled Violence
South Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault SECASA
Helping Those who are Grieving
Please follow the link below to Campion Education to purchase your child's 2021 booklist items.
PURCHASE YOUR 2021 BOOKLIST ITEMS NOW!
What is the difference between the Early English Booklist and the other booklists?
The Early English Booklist is for students in Years 11 and 12 in 2021 only. These books are needed for Orientation Week 2020, and, if ordered by Thursday 29th October, will be Home Delivered by Campion in plenty of time. Please take note of the titles you order to avoid ‘doubling-up’ on the VCE Booklist. We advise you to create a Campion account so that you can check your order/s at any time.
When does my general booklist order need to be finalised?
The closing date for Collection from School in 2021 is Friday 27 November 2020. Booklists stay open during next year, and do not close until the next year’s list is finalised.
What is the final date I can make an order?
The booklists will not close until the next year’s list is finalised, however, for timely School Collection, orders must be placed by Friday 27 November 2020.
When can I collect my booklist order?
IF CORONA VIRUS RESTRICTIONS ARE LIFTED:
The Booklist orders will be available for pick up on:
Monday 18 January 2021: 10am – 4:00pm
The collection point will be the Senior Campus Hall. Follow the signage and the ‘cones’.
I can’t make it on the Collection Day. What will happen to my order?
The school will hold any orders that are not picked up, and they can be collected in the days following. Any discrepancies in your order will have to be followed up with Campion directly. We do advise you to attend the Collection Days for this reason.
What will I need to bring when I collect my booklist order?
A copy of your order confirmation (digital is fine) and pen.
Where is the Booklist order Pick-up Point?
Campion will set up their collection point in the Senior Campus Hall on Monday 18 January 2021 at 10am-4:00pm. Follow the signage and the ‘cones’.
What will happen at the pick-up point?
Once you give Campion the names of your child/ren they will bring your order/s and request that you check it carefully. Please do so. If there is anything missing, please let the Campion staff know.
What is the School Code?
If the Campion website asks for a School Code enter “DX8Q”.
My student is new and we don’t know which language they are doing yet. What should I do?
ALL students in Year 7-10 (and VCE French or Indonesian) must purchase Education Perfect to complete Language activities – this subscription covers both languages. We advise you to create a Campion account so that textbooks can be added to your booklist order at a later date or contact Campion directly to make additional purchases.
Do I have to make an account?
It is recommended that you make an account so that you can return to your order at any time.
The website is not working for me. Who can I speak to?
If you have questions about the booklist website, please search the FAQs on the Campion website https://www.campion.com.au/support-help/support-for-parents/
or phone Campion on 1300 433 982.
For queries about texts you can contact Campion (as above) or the School (5971 6100).
I can navigate to the Campion website using the link but the booklist page only has a heading. What is going wrong?
The Campion website appears to have a block on repeat visits during a single browser session. The solution is to quit the browser you are using, restart the browser, and then return to the booklist via the Senior Campus/ Parent resources menu.
Why are there so many digital texts?
Woodleigh is committed to reducing the use of paper where possible. In addition, there are many excellent digital teaching and revision providers that the faculties have tested, evaluated and chosen to support the wide range of learning styles and levels.
Which digital texts do I need?
Compulsory school-wide digital subscriptions are clearly labelled as such on the booklist and must be purchased via the booklist.
- Year 7-10 Education Perfect for English, Mathematics, Humanities, French, Indonesian, and Digital Technologies.
- Year 11 and 12 Education Perfect for French and Indonesian.
- Year 7-8 Science (Stile)
- Year 9-10 Science electives (Stile)
- Some Year 11 and 12 subjects will need to purchase a compulsory Edrolo subscription
Some subjects have other digital resources particular to them. Please check your list carefully to ensure that you purchase all items required.
Do I have to buy the “Print+Digital” text?
There are some subjects where a “print+digital” text and a digital “reactivation code” are listed. If you do not have a physical copy of a second-hand text in your possession at the time of ordering, please purchase “Print+Digital”, as you can exchange or refund this item.
What is a “reactivation code”?
A “reactivation code” is used with a second-hand text to access online content from the publisher. The “reactivation code” should ONLY be purchased if you have a secondhand copy of the print text in your hands. DO NOT buy one “just in case”. You CANNOT get an exchange or refund for a reactivation code. If in doubt, buy the “print+digital” option, as this is more flexible in the long run.
Do I have to buy all the stationery?
Some subjects have specific requirements, and these will be listed under the Subject Heading. All other stationery is Optional.
When is the Secondhand Book Sale?
IF CORONA VIRUS RESTRICTIONS ARE LIFTED:
The Secondhand book sale will be held early in the last weeks of November, from Monday 17 to Friday 28 November 2020.
There are many changes to the booklist every year. The library is offering to collect ALL unwanted items (textbooks and stationery) and will endeavour to sell as many as possible. Items that are unsold can be donated or returned to the family.
Students are asked to deliver items for sale or donation to the Library by 4pm on Friday 14 November 2020.
Alternatively, books may be sold online through the Sustainable School Shop website. https://www.sustainableschoolshop.com.au
I’ve missed the deadline! What can I do?
The booklist stays open until the booklist for next year is finalised. Just place a Late Order via the website, and Campion will arrange delivery. Campion website https://www.campion.com.au/support-help/support-for-parents/ or phone on 1300 433 982.
What are “School Charges”?
When you complete your order there will be two sub-totals added up at the bottom. “School Charges” is the sub-total for subscriptions (Education Perfect, Stile and/or Edrolo) which are being collected by Campion on the school’s behalf. The other sub-total is for Texts and Stationery.
How can I find out which subjects/ electives my student is enrolled in?
All students will receive an email with their subject enrolments on it during Term 4. Please ask to see the email if you are unsure of their subjects.