Warrnambool Primary School
Children @ the centre
The five ways to wellbeing model (as developed by the New economics Foundation) are included in the overall structure; CONNECT, BE ACTIVE, TAKE NOTICE, KEEP LEARNING, GIVE.
How we do it
Why we do it
What We Do
Positive People @ Jamo is a well being framework that has been written for our school that explicitly teaches 34 areas of well being over the school year.
Positive People @ Jamo...
Explicitly teach wellbeing
Happy healthy children
- That all of our staff and students will have the skills to monitor and enhance their own wellbeing, so that they may flourish and reach their full potential. Wellbeing is available to all.
- To have a concise framework that staff, students and the school community can relate to, and actively apply. (Wellbeing can be explicitly taught.)
- As a school community, value the long term importance of a healthy body and mind.
To involve parents and our community in this framework through homework discussions tasks and information sessions.
Helping shape happy humans who have the skills to take on the world...
Wellbeing @ Jamo incorporates the following areas...
A primary school wellbeing framework developed for our school.
Positive People @ Jamo
Every term term students are surveyed about how safe they feel at school as well as indicate any areas in the yard where they feel unsafe.
Other programs that support Positive People @ Jamo are:
- Brick Club - Minecraft
- The Imagination Club (I Can Network) - Active Bodies
Restorative Practices assists teachers, students and parents to build, maintain and restore relationships.
Lesley Keilar has over 20 years of experience working with students and their families
The Nurture Room program has a focus on oral language, and social and emotional development. It assists students who find the transition from home to school each morning a challenge.
The Nurture Room
Felicity Lourey works with students and families
KIDS HOPE AUS is Australia’s largest early intervention, school-based mentoring program. It has been impacting the lives of children in Australian schools since 2004.
Kids Hope Mentoring