At Quarry Hill Primary School our core social and emotional skills program is Resilience, Rights and Respectful Relationships. Social and emotional learning (SEL) is the process through which children build and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to:
Several other SEL programs are used to complement Resilience, Rights and Respectful Relationships
How we support student engagement and wellbeing at QHPS
The Quarry Hill Primary School wellbeing program is a pro-active, multi-faceted program, which aims to empower students and embed social values. It addresses the health, safety, wellbeing, and engagement of students and recognises that all young people, regardless of their circumstances and background, have the opportunity to participate and engage in learning opportunities and emerge equipped with the knowledge and skills they need for the future. Our vision is to provide a safe and engaging environment that supports and promotes the behavioural, emotional, and cognitive wellbeing of its students.
We have many programs in place to support the wellbeing of our students. Our Student Engagement Policy outlines our approach to behaviour management as well as the support structures we have in place for the mental, social and emotional health and wellbeing of our students. Some of our wellbeing related programs include:
The aim of the Buddy program is to support students in the development of friendly and caring school communities to reduce bullying through encouraging older students to support our younger students in the school.
The core values of this program are.
BeYou (formally KidsMatter)
Our school started its KidsMatter journey in 2014. KidsMatter (now BeYou) is a framework that provides 'proven methods, tools and support to help schools work with parents and carers, health services and the wider community, to nurture happy, balanced kids'