Lagan College offers all students access to a counsellor from New Life Counselling and we have our own school counsellor on site. Students may self refer to the service or be referred by a parent/guardian or teacher. We appreciate that the best learning takes place when children feel safe, cared for and valued
Lagan College is a health promoting school. It teaches Personal Development and areas of Health Education and strives to protect and improve the health of those within it. The school provides a secure and stimulating environment which encourages students to be health and safety conscious. There is good liaison with parents, outside agencies and specialist services to advise, support and contribute to the promotion of health within the College, to support our young people in being safe, resilient, healthy and well.
All our students have an opportunity to access Citizenship, Personal Development, Health Education, Employability and Careers. As our students grow and develop into young adults, we address issues such as Healthy Eating, Alcohol Awareness, Relationships, Drugs Awareness, Mental Health, Road Safety and Child Exploitation and Online Protection. It is vitally important that our students are fully prepared for life, work and learning beyond Lagan College.
Lagan College acheived the Rights Respecting School Award for placing the UN Convention on the Right of the Child at the heart of our school practice to improve wellbeing and help all children to foster our core values of equality reconciliation
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Students are expected to behave appropriately at all times and display good manners, courtesy and the College’s core values of respect, equality, service and reconciliation. The school does not tolerate bullying of any sort be that racism, sectarianism, homophobic bullying, gender bias or ageism. We continue to implement our Positive Behaviour Policy and we are extremely proud of our students who are caring, thoughtful, kind and take seriously their role as ambassadors for the College. Lagan College’s Anti Bullying Policy and Positive Behaviour Policy are issued to all families.