Guidance and Counselling in St. Raphaela's has two essential components i.e. education/career guidance and personal counselling. Guidance in St. Raphaela's refers to the range of learning experiences that aim to assist students in developing an awareness and appreciation of their talents, interests and abilities. Guidance classes are timetabled for 4th, 5th and 6th years. Counselling in St. Raphaela's is a key part of the school Guidance programme and students mainly self refer. It is also common for referrals to come from parents, year heads, teachers etc.
The following powerpoint is particularly useful for 5th and 6th years when doing research.