The decision to retain a student at their current year level is a serious one with far-reaching personal consequences for the student. In all cases, it must be approved by the Principal with agreement from parents.
The following factors should be considered in any decision:
At the end of Semester 1, Student Managers, in conjunction with Welfare and Careers personnel (where appropriate), identify students whose performance indicates they may be at risk of retention and put strategies in place to address issues (eg. interview with parents, progress reports)