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Although the reality of the Coronavirus is ongoing, we are all experiencing various levels of transition across Australia and New Zealand. Whilst many children may be excited at the prospect of lockdown restrictions being lifted, others may feel mixed emotions. As we adjust to new routines,...

The Coronavirus is impacting families around the world and changing how we do things on a daily basis. In many cases, it has resulted in the indefinite postponement of many special, and often long-awaited events, such as milestone birthdays, sporting competitions, school trips and family...

Happiness is a term that captures a huge variety of positive emotions such as humour, serenity, optimism, joy, pride, inspiration, love and hope. Happiness means different things, to different people and is essential to your understanding of emotional literacy. Throughout history, philosophers, religious writers and...

Moving to a new school is a big deal! Your student is going to meet lots of new people and be thrown into new situations. That’s bound to make them feel lots of different emotions. They may feel worried and anxious, but also excited...

'Eco-anxiety' is anxiety related to ecological disasters or threats to the natural environment such as pollution and climate change. Almost everyday, the media reports on extreme weather events such as record temperatures, forest fires or melting ice caps. The media coverage of climate change leaves...

With our Year 12 students in their second week of exams and Year 10 and Year 11 students preparing for their exams our Wellbeing Prefects would like to share some advice for students feeling stressed. It’s easy to slip into the habit of procrastinating until the night before...

Our GIHS Wellbeing Team recently hosted the Unplugged workshop helping parents learn how to identify problematic gaming. Along with helping parents to develop practical strategies to support healthier gaming and internet use. If you would like to learn how to monitor your son/daughter’s screen time on an Apple device...

We would like to congratulate Yu (Amy) Shi from China for her success at the Study Adelaide International Student Awards. The event was held at the Government House of South Australia. His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC, Governor of South Australia, presented awards...

The Schools Ministry Group and the Burnside Inter Church Council are seeking applications for a minimum 15 hour per week position commencing Term 1, 2020. The position exists to offer a chaplaincy service to students, staff and the school community. A Job and Persons Specification, along...

Resilience is one of those skills that all kids need and should have. It refers to their ability to cope and adapt in situations when confronted with challenges such as adversity, trauma, tragedy, or even stress. It is essential to their mental health and wellbeing...