Macdonald Valley Public School

"Follow Your Dreams"

Telephone02 4568 2120

Emailmacdonaldv-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au

COVID-19 Support for students and families

During this Learning from Home period, Leonie (the school counsellor) is still available to support all the students and families of Macdonald Valley Public School. 

Below is information prepared by Leonie. If you would like to contact the School Counsellor at Macdonald Valley Public School for further support, please email the school (macdonaldv-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au) and Leonie will be in contact with you during school hours.  

A note to parents from the Macdonald Valley Public School Counselling Service


Coping during COVID-19 circumstances

For all of the news reports about ‘toilet paper wars’, there are thousands of acts of kindness, generosity, love and hope being performed on both large and small scales across the globe. For a change up from regular news, try checking in on some of the following pages which only feed positive stories:

For those who like visuals and have 5 minutes to spare in the day, have a watch of this creative video by Dr Russ Harris who uses the acronym 'FACE COVID' to suggest strategies on how to effectively respond to the Corona crisis and the fear, anxiety and worry that goes with it.

Link to you tube video

These graphics may offer some help and perspective during this time:

Click on the following link to access free support services and wellbeing platforms to support your family’s mental health:

Link to: Free Support Services and Wellbeing Platforms  

Stay tuned for the Wellbeing Series led by our school counsellor to be featured in MVPS’s Term 2 Newsletter. 

Creative gratitude and mindfulness based activities for students in the holidays:  My Lockdown Diary

For all enquiries, contact the school at: macdonaldv-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au