Student Wellbeing

Wellbeing at WLPS


Waikerie Lutheran Primary School is committed to wellbeing by providing an environment for its staff, students and wider school community that is safe, welcoming and nurturing. As mental health issues are becoming more prevalent, we are making sure that we focus on wellbeing to equip our students with tools to develop resilience, strengthen relationships and foster positive self-worth. 

WLPS has a dedicated on-site Wellbeing Officer who is available to all students and parents. Mrs Kirsty Smith is available between the hours of 8:30am and 4:00pm, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday or by appointment by calling 85412344.


School Chaplain

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In addition to a dedicated Wellbeing Officer, the school also has a part time chaplain who coordinates the care programs through the school.  This position entails providing support and encouragement to school staff and school families through a range of initiatives.  The terms of reference for this position are as follows:

  • to develop a culture of love, care and practical support to all school families;
  • to demonstrate a commitment to the mission focus of the school;
  • to liaise with the Principal, Pastor and relevant organisations and or personnel, which enhance the care programs of the school;
  • to administer and implement care programs within the school