In addition to our Buddies and Peer Support programs Blackburn Lake Primary School also incorporates many other prosocial programs into our curriculum.
BounceBack is a class-based wellbeing and resilience program that offers practical strategies to help children and young people function well at school and in life.
Bounceback promotes positive mental health, wellbeing and resilience for students and teachers plus safe and supportive class and school learning environments. The BounceBack Program has a strong focus on circle time, cooperative learning approaches & educational games to build positive relationships, positive emotions and teach social-emotional skills.
Mpower Girls is run on a fortnightly basis for our Year six girls.
The program aims to:
Revved up boys
Revved Up Boys is run on a fortnightly basis for our Year six boys. The program acknowledges that anger is a normal emotion experienced by us all. It is how we handle the anger that can cause problems to ourselves, and those around us. The expression of anger, when mishandled, can damage relations and destroy trust.
The program looks at ways to channel angry energy into positive action by increasing assertion and problem solving skills as an alternative to aggressive responses.
In this program we:
Revved Up invites young people, especially boys to gain a greater understanding of themselves and provides strategies for handling life's challenging situations.