Knowing our yesterday, Embracing our today, Learning for tomorrow, Being the best me I can be.
Play is the Way
‘Play is the Way’ is a social and emotional learning methodology using interactive games and activities. There are 5 guiding concepts and 6 key virtues that form a pathway to empathy. Teachers utilise an empowering self-reflective language focusing on the skills of self-control, self-motivation, empathy and
managing relationships.
At Wharenui School our staff are engaged in ongoing training and the programme is utilised by teachers and children on a daily basis. We aim to put students in control of their thoughts, feelings and actions through the use of specifically designed games and empowering shared language throughout our school.
The foundation of Play Is The Way lies within these five life rafts:
You can find out more by visiting the For Parents section of the Play Is The Way website below: