Oatlands Primary School

Values Education

At the base of every culture or environment is a set of values that determines how people behave towards one another. These values create the framework and set the tone of the environment or culture. The practising of these values affects the calibre of relationship formed between individuals. When a relationship between a student and educator at Oatlands is a healthy one, usually the student is more willing to participate in a learning experience.

However, if the relationship between student and educators is not as good as it could be, it may affect the child's ability to participate fully in the experience. If a student feels insecure and perhaps unsupported in the learning experience, he or she begins to fear that this could be a threatening exercise and is no longer willing to risk participation.

Our values Education program, based on the Healthy Relationships Program, teaches human values, sets boundaries for behaviour and creates a learning environment whereby full participation of the student is optimised. By participating, the students will obtain direct knowledge and experience of what we believe are the important values which are fundamental in producing positive relationships and a positive environment for learning. As a result, student at Oatlands are encouraged to reach their full potential.

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Tue, 07 Feb 2017
Can you follow instructions? Practise drawing this cartoon butterfly in your special drawing book.
Sun, 08 Jan 2017
On Christmas Day I got lots of LEGO but these are some of my favourites. I have got lots more and I might even get some on Tuesday, my b’day. 
Sun, 25 Dec 2016
Not going to plan; really? It’s great to see our little leprechaun getting into the swing of playing basketball; maybe he was a little ambitious beginning to play at such a high level, but hey, you never know unless you try! We’ve now come to …
Sun, 25 Dec 2016
So, not even Christmas Day is safe from our little leprechaun! It seems there is no limit to what this feisty little fella will get up to; a little mischief here, a little mischief there…make for interesting and fun times, don’t you think? &#…
Fri, 23 Dec 2016
I suppose all our little leprechaun’s activities throughout this month of December have made him hungry [maybe even a little hangry!], but really? The moon? Cheese? Don’t tell me he’s there with Peppa Pig playing in the muddy puddles; no…

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