This is a program where Year 6 students lead weekly activities with a group of students from Kindergarten to Year 5. Year 6 students undertake special leadership training to help them prepare for the role. They are supported by Year 5 co-leaders who support them in this activity. The aims of the program are to:
Sessions focus on issues such as resililence which teaches the students to be positive, proactive and resourceful in dealing with life experiences.
These sessions develop relationships between students of different ages and encourage senior students to feel responsibility for the welfare of other students making the school a safer and happier place to be.
At the beginning of the year each Kindergarten child is paired up with a Year 6 buddy. After meeting their buddies, students spend time each week getting to know each other and working on various skills. The Year 6 buddies are a friendly face in the playground who help the Kindergarten student settle in, teach playground rules and responsibilities and teach appropriate playground games.
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