The Respectful Relationships program educates students on how to build healthy relationships, resilience and confidence. It involves a whole school approach and requires the support and involvement of students, parents, families and staff.
From Prep to Grade 6, students complete learning tasks from the following eight topics:1. Emotional Literacy2. Personal Strengths3. Positive Coping4. Problem Solving5. Stress Management6. Help Seeking7. Gender and Identity8. Positive Gender Relationships
Social and emotional learning at Riverbend is imperative as it underpins our objective of educating students to be resilient, respectful and kind citizens. It provides students the opportunity to build positive relationships by applying the knowledge, attitudes and skills necessary to:
Respectful Relationships is a mandated and core component of the Victorian Curriculum. Teachers are provided with Rights, Resilience and Respectful Relationships learning materials that have been created by experts from Deakin University and the University of Melbourne. These resources are age appropriate and are adapted to suit our students. The activities use a range of collaborative learning activities, which assist in building students’ social skills, emotional literacy, self-awareness and empathy for others. For more information, please view the learning materials via the links below.
level 1 and 2
Level 3 and 4
Level 5 and 6