Bounce Back Term 2

Term 2 is all about People Bouncing Back, Courage and Looking on the bright side. The research on which the Bounce Back program is based and the kidsmatter research indicates that the following outcomes are likely to be achieved;

  • improvement in social and emotional skills and pro-social behaviour
  • improvements in mental health
  • a more positive supportive school culture
  • higher levels of connectedness to school
  • improvements in student’s academic learning outcomes
  • higher levels of teacher resilience and wellbeing
  • more effective teacher support for students.

Taken from the Bounce Back Handbook by Helen McGrath and Toni Noble.

Here is our Term 2 planner.

Week Unit Focus (Kinder – Grade 2) Focus (Grade 3 – Grade 4) Focus (Grade 5 – grade 6) Social and Emotional Competency
 

Week 1

Starting

11/4/16

 

People Bouncing Back Everyone has unhappy times sometimes, not just you Life has ups and downs but you can bounce back Life has some ups and downs but you can bounce back Social Awareness

Self-Awareness

Self-Management

Relationship Skills

Responsible Decision Making

Week 2 Starting

18/4/16

 

People Bouncing Back Bouncing back from being sick or injured Animals and Plants can bounce back too Bouncing back from physical injury Social Awareness

Self-Awareness

Self-Management

Relationship Skills

Responsible Decision Making

 

Week 3 Starting

25/4/16

 

People Bouncing Back Unhelpful thinking makes you feel more upset Unhelpful thinking makes you feel more upset. Think again Unhelpful thinking makes you feel more upset. Think again Social Awareness

Self-Awareness

Self-Management

Relationship Skills

Responsible Decision Making

4

Week Starting

2/5/16

 

People Bouncing Back Moving House / Moving to a new school Concentrate on the good and funny bits in a not so great situation Concentrate on the positives (no matter how small) and use laughter Social Awareness

Self-Awareness

Self-Management

Relationship Skills

Responsible Decision Making

 

Week 5 Starting

9/5/16

 

Courage What is courage? What is courage? What is courage? Social Awareness

Self-Awareness

Self-Management

Relationship Skills

Responsible Decision Making

 

Week 6 Starting

16/5/16

 

Courage Helping yourself feel brave Becoming brave Finding your own courage Social Awareness

Self-Awareness

Self-Management

Relationship Skills

Responsible Decision Making

 

Week 7 Starting

23/5/16

 

Courage Being foolish Brave or stupid Brave, stupid or thrill seeking? Social Awareness

Self-Awareness

Self-Management

Relationship Skills

Responsible Decision Making

 

Week 8 Starting

30/5/16

 

Courage Being brave to help someone else Who’s a hero? The courage to do what’s right and the courage of convictions Social Awareness

Self-Awareness

Self-Management

Relationship Skills

Responsible Decision Making

 

Week 9 Starting

6/6/16

 

Looking on the bright side Looking on the bright side Bright side versus down side thinking Bright side versus gloomy thinking Social Awareness

Self-Awareness

Self-Management

Relationship Skills

Responsible Decision Making

 

Week 10 Starting

13/6/16

Looking on the bright side Expressing gratitude and appreciation Being thankful Being thankful and showing gratitude Social Awareness

Self-Awareness

Self-Management

Relationship Skills

Responsible Decision Making

 

Week 11 Starting

20/6/16

Looking on the bright side Being Optimistic Making your own good luck Making your own good luck Social Awareness

Self-Awareness

Self-Management

Relationship Skills

Responsible Decision Making

Shiona Watson

Shiona Watson

Assistant Principal & Director of ELC and OSHC at Hillsmeade Primary School
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