Stage 3B Workshop
The Stage 3B Workshop will demonstrate inclusive practices to students and they will have fun practicing integration of alternative modes of communication and movement in to their classroom environment.
Stage 3a Workshop
The Stage 3A Workshop
will have students look at their own role in society and their contribution to positive and negative mindsets.
CURRICULUM ALIGNED
Our workshops have been mapped to the Australian Curriculum as follows:
HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION CURRICULUM
ENGLISH CURRICULUM
  • Investigate community resources and strategies to seek help about health, safety and wellbeing (ACPPS053)
  • Investigate and reflect on how valuing diversity positively influences the wellbeing of the community (ACPPS060)
  • Demonstrate ethical behaviour and fair play that aligns with the rules when participating in a range of physical activities (ACPMP069)
  • Clarify understanding of content as it unfolds in formal and informal situations, connecting ideas to students’ own experiences and present and justify a point of view (ACELY1699)
  • Participate in and contribute to discussions, clarifying and interrogating ideas, developing and supporting arguments, sharing and evaluating information, experiences and opinions (ACELY1709)
CONCEPTS COVERED IN THE WORKSHOPS

• Removing emotional, physical and behavioural barriers that restrict opportunities

• Learning different methods of communication

THE WORKSHOPS
STAGE 1
Years 1 & 2
Celebrating difference,
creating inclusion
2 Weekly Workshops
Week 1
Duration: 45 minutes
Our dynamic Facilitator educates students to gain a fundamental understanding of why uniqueness is valued and should be celebrated. Students will learn how to identify differences as a positive feature in their lives.
Week 2
Duration: 45 minutes
Students learn what disabilities are and the different types of disabilities. Students learn the importance of inclusive practices and commit to treating everyone with respect and understanding.

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STAGE 2
Years 3 & 4
Know the facts
to better impact
2 Weekly Workshops
Week 1
Duration: 45 minutes
Students develop an understanding of the different forms of disabilities, including physical, invisible and sensory disabilities and learn how to empathise with challenges people with disabilities may face.
Week 2
Duration: 45 minutes
Students practice how to use words that are positive and inclusive towards people with a disability. Through a series of activities practicing these words, students gain confidence and commit to using positive language around people with a disability.

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STAGE 3
Years 5 & 6
Challenging norms to find
the extraordinary
2 Weekly Workshops
Week 1
Duration: 45 minutes
Pre-conceived ideas around disability are challenged. Students will look at their own role in society and their contribution to positive and negative mindsets. Students will then practice integrating alternative modes of communication and movement in to their classroom environment.
Week 2
Duration: 45 minutes
Students will learn about inspiring Australians with disabilities and identify the universal qualities of resilient people. Students then commit to replicating these qualities of those who are not limited by the challenges they face and apply them in their own lives.

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