Program Achieve Secondary includes 32 activities to be taught to students in years 7 & 8 and an additional 32 activities to be taught to students in years 9 & 10. Program Achieve Secondary has been independently reviewed and is listed in the Be You Programs Directory.
The activities are organised to be delivered across four terms and include activity plans, teacher guides and student worksheets across the following topics
- Achievement. Work Confidence (growth mindset), Persistence, Organisation and Teamwork,
- Relationships. Values, Character Strengths and Getting Along Skills,
- Wellbeing. Resilience and Happiness – (self-awareness, self-management, ABCs, cognitive restructuring, mindfulness), and
- Social-Emotional Blockers. Anger, Not Paying Attention, Procrastination, Worry and Feeling Down (awareness and self-management).
Each social-emotional learning activity addresses an aspect of the ACARA national curriculum’s Personal and Social Capabilities.
Activities take 20+ minutes of class time to present to students and can be offered flexibly throughout the school week in either Home Groups, personal and social development classes or health and physical education.
“We are implementing the You Can Do It! Program Achieve and are loving the positive impact it is having on our girls.”
Daniel Aivaliotis-Martinez, Coordinator of Innovation and Learning, St Hilda’s College