Support for learning & wellbeing

Hawker College is known for its warm, friendly and welcoming atmosphere. The college prioritises wellbeing for all, and strong professional support structures and programs are provided to enable students to realise their potential.

Student Services
Our Student Services team provides advice, assistance, support and administrative services in the following areas:

  • Academic advice
  • Wellbeing advice & counselling
  • Learning support
  • Study support
  • Careers advice
  • Student wellbeing & pastoral care programs
  • Year level coordination
  • Student administration (lockers, ID Cards, timetables, excursion payments etc.)

We are here to help; no problem is too big or too small!

Study Support Program
All Year 11 students are required to undertake this program. It supports the transition from High School, with full-time staff coaching students to acquire the work skills and habits required for College and beyond.

Wellbeing advice and counselling

Every adult has responsibility for the wellbeing of students in our school. We also have a school psychologist, two wellbeing support officers and several key educators focused on enabling personal wellbeing for students.

Careers & Vocational Education

Hawker College offers experienced and awardwinning professional advice and support for:

  • Australian School Based Apprenticeships (ASBAs)
  • Careers Advice
  • Vocational Education and Training (VET) Programs
  • Work Experience

The Learning Support Team

The Learning Support Team provides students in the Inclusion Support Program (ISP), or those with identified learning difficulties, with support and advocacy for their learning and/or social-emotional needs.

Home Group

The Home Group teacher is the first point of contact within the college for pastoral care and monitoring of student progress and attendance. Every student attends Home Group once per week.