This directory aims to provide Fountain Gate Secondary College families with relevant and up to date wellbeing information.
The resources below directs you to some useful resources and websites on particular topics.
This directory list contains links to external websites for your convenience only. External websites may be governed by their own terms and conditions. Links to external websites should in no way be construed as an endorsement of or affiliation with services proved by that external website. Fountain Gate Secondary College makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy of any information contained within these sites.
Anxiety and stress are something we all face in our lives. The purpose of this website is to inform
you of the features of the various ways excess anxiety can express itself and also to provide you
with effective strategies to begin to address your anxiety.
The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement is an independent, not for profit organisation which opened in January 1996 and is the largest provider of grief and bereavement education in Australia. Registered as a public benevolent institution, the Centre receives operational funding through the Palliative Care Program of the Victorian Department of Health.
Immunisation information for the community. Includes information for parents/guardians regarding immunisation for Secondary school students and provides immunisation fact sheets in a variety of languages.
Drug education is a crucial component in improving the wellbeing and learning outcomes of students. School, parent and community involvement in drug education enhances the wellbeing for all students by giving them the means of dealing with the use of drugs in society. The philosophy underpinning drug education in Victorian government schools is a harm minimisation approach.
The main objective of the National Binge Drinking Campaign is to contribute, along with the range of existing education, policy and regulatory initiatives, to a reduction in harm associated with drinking to intoxication amongst young Australians.
Established in 2005 by the alcohol industry, DrinkWise Australia is an independent, not-for-profit organisation. Our primary focus is to help bring about a healthier and safer drinking culture in Australia.
New! Drug and Alcohol Research Training Australia (More Info)
headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds, along with assistance in promoting young peoples’ wellbeing. This covers four core areas: mental health, physical health, work and study support and alcohol and other drug services.
Australia’s leading online youth mental health service, where you can get the help you need,
where and when you need it. Every year ReachOut.com helps hundreds of thousands of people
under 25 tackle everything from finding motivation to getting through really tough times. You can
access ReachOut.com no matter where you are, with tools and tips for making everyday life a little
easier. It’s the perfect place to start if you don’t know where to look.
The South Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault & Family Violence (SECASA) offers a range of services including counselling for victim/survivors of sexual and physical assault, children from the age of 4 and adults, female and male.
ThinkUKnow is an internet safety program developed by Microsoft and the Australian Federal Police offering information and advice to parents about the benefits and risks of young people and technology. They have recently launched a youth website.
Youthbeyondblue, aims to empower young people aged 12–25, their friends and those who care
for them to respond to anxiety and depression. We support and promote environments and
settings that build on strengths of young people and respond to ongoing change.
Youthlaw is the first specialist young people’s community legal centre in Victoria, providing free and confidential legal advice to young people up to the age of 25.
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The High Achievers Program allows a brighter future and clear career path for my peers and myself. It has extended me to be able to succeed in multiple areas of study. We have been able to create a strong classroom environment where it is easy to learn, focus and make friends.
Charlotte Mager - Year 8 HAP Student
Fountain Gate Secondary College's High Achiever's Program has really aided me in achieving success during high school. A more mature and dynamic class environment really helped me learn and grow during high school.
Jessica Nikitina-Li - Year 12 School Captain
Advice for FGSC students: “Work hard and dream big. Have faith in everything that happens for good – you may not realise it now but you will later on.”
Bariah Ahmad - 2016
Advice for FGSC students: “You only live once so take every opportunity that comes your way, be determined.”
Hayden Reid - 2014
Fountain Gate SC helped me on my journey by: “Encouraging me to be involved in extra-curricular activities and developing my analytical and creative thinking skills.”
Emma Berry - 2012
Fountain Gate SC helped me on my journey by: “Ensuring I stayed focused on my goals and to seek guidance when needed.”
Stacey Walsh - 2012
I enjoy being challenged by my teachers to strive and accomplish more. I enjoy making friends in that class and having a better workspace without interruptions. I also like having work that is suited to my ability and interest.
Sam Verhagen - Year 7 HAP Student
Being a part of HAP for the past three years at FGSC has been something that I have always enjoyed and felt privileged to be a part of because it has provided me with an engaging academic environment by setting goals and challenges for both my peers and I.
Ngoc Tran - Year 9 School Year Level Captain
In the High Achiever program I have been able to develop my learning skills and achieve goals I once never thought possible.
Jessica Gronhert - Year 7 College DUX
The High Achiever Program gives me and others the opportunity to excel. The work is interesting and catered to my learning. I feel that the program is preparing me for my future and will give me an upper hand to VCE.