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 For oft, when on my couch I lie
In vacant or in pensive mood,
They flash upon that inward eye
Which is the bliss of solitude;
And then my heart with pleasure fills,
And dances with the daffodils.
(William Wordsworth) 

 It is hard not to be buoyed by the lighter mornings and longer days after a long and cold winter.  Spring is such a lovely season in Melbourne as we start to see the flowers bloom, the footy finals kick off and preparations for upcoming holidays commence.  It is a time for looking forward in hope.

I have had many conversations with our Year 12 students over the last few weeks and there is such a mix of emotions as they look forward to the end of their secondary education at Siena College.  We have been working on their final song and celebration theme so there has been time for happy reminiscing.

There is also some natural nervousness for some students about impending exams and final assessments and folios.  This also extends to parents who are sometimes uncertain about how to support their daughters at this time.  No one knows your daughter better than you do so keep checking in on her and if you need a few suggestions or information about helping her through this stage, please have a look at School Survival Series on School TV.  

The Counselling Hub  

Our College Counsellors are moving to a new location within the College from the start of Term 4.    They are moving to a more centralised position where counselling services can be accessed more readily by all students.  They will continue to offer wonderful support to students at the College from this new location.  You may already be aware that counselling at Siena College aims to address any concerns and/or worries in a confidential and respectful way, so that students can take maximum advantage of their learning opportunities and enjoy their time at the College.  The Counselling Team at Siena College can help students with a wide range of difficulties and problems and are often a place for students to just seek some advice.  Parents are also invited to contact the Counselling Team by emailing them at counsellors@siena.vic.edu.au.  We look forward to showcasing this new Counselling Hub to students in the first weeks of Term 4. 

 

 

 

 

 

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 For oft, when on my couch I lie
In vacant or in pensive mood,
They flash upon that inward eye
Which is the bliss of solitude;
And then my heart with pleasure fills,
And dances with the daffodils.
(William Wordsworth) 

 It is hard not to be buoyed by the lighter mornings and longer days after a long and cold winter.  Spring is such a lovely season in Melbourne as we start to see the flowers bloom, the footy finals kick off and preparations for upcoming holidays commence.  It is a time for looking forward in hope.

I have had many conversations with our Year 12 students over the last few weeks and there is such a mix of emotions as they look forward to the end of their secondary education at Siena College.  We have been working on their final song and celebration theme so there has been time for happy reminiscing.

There is also some natural nervousness for some students about impending exams and final assessments and folios.  This also extends to parents who are sometimes uncertain about how to support their daughters at this time.  No one knows your daughter better than you do so keep checking in on her and if you need a few suggestions or information about helping her through this stage, please have a look at School Survival Series on School TV.  

The Counselling Hub  

Our College Counsellors are moving to a new location within the College from the start of Term 4.    They are moving to a more centralised position where counselling services can be accessed more readily by all students.  They will continue to offer wonderful support to students at the College from this new location.  You may already be aware that counselling at Siena College aims to address any concerns and/or worries in a confidential and respectful way, so that students can take maximum advantage of their learning opportunities and enjoy their time at the College.  The Counselling Team at Siena College can help students with a wide range of difficulties and problems and are often a place for students to just seek some advice.  Parents are also invited to contact the Counselling Team by emailing them at counsellors@siena.vic.edu.au.  We look forward to showcasing this new Counselling Hub to students in the first weeks of Term 4.