Helping your child
Wheelers Hill Primary School's resilience philosophy is based on the latest theories, research and practice of positive growth. The following information provides parents with ways to support their children’s success and happiness while also encouraging them to enjoy their role as parents, including the management of stress.
Specific topics include: Managing Emotions During Tough Situations, Getting It Right from the Start, Highly Effective Positive Parents, Parent Stress and Well-being, Children's Motivation and Success and Happy Flourishing Children.
Groups to support parents with students with special needs
- Parent Zone - Anglicare
Providing Educational Support
Supporting Your Child in Mathematics
These booklets were produced in the U.K. but still have lots of great, practical ideas for helping your child with Maths at home.
Developing Resilience Skills
Please view the following text for find information to assist in developing your child's confidence.
This information is extracted from the You Can Do It program.
A great way for students to learn is through stories and books. The next article provides advice for promoting discussion about characters, and how they have show confidence. We have also included a list of fabulous books that children will enjoy. We're sure that you will have many at home too. The questions will help bring out the discussion after your story sharing session.
View the following text for information to assist in developing your child's organisational skills.
Promoting Getting Along
Students from Foundation to Year 6 participate in a social skills program aimed at helping your child develop resilience. Find information below to support this program at home.
Books are a great way to teach students. Here are a list of books to help students develop the concept of 'getting along'. There are a great set of questions to help you talk about the skills that character displays.
www.myfs.org.au (Free parenting programs run by Monash Youth and Family Services)
- www.parenting.sa.gov.au (Not Victorian, nonetheless very easy to follow parenting tips on a range of topics)
- www.parentingideas.com.au (Michael Grose's link)
- www.anglicarevic.org.au (Anglicare run their own parenting programs)