Getting Ready for High School camp

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This camp is for children who are transitioning into Yr 7 and who have organisation difficulties with school tasks and routines as well as social difficulties in their interactions with others. Students are given strategies to develop their skills in activities including the following:

  • finding way around a high school map
  • using timetables & diaries
  • writing extended written responses
  • following instructions
  • managing homework, assignments and projects
  • coping with stress
  • studying, note-taking, summarising
  • preparing for exams
  • making new friends
  • initiating and engaging in conversation
  • problem solving
  • being aware of others’ feelings
  • managing own feelings

Children are provided with cognitive strategies to increase their capacity to focus on important detail, stay focused for the duration of whole task, choose the most efficient strategy to approach a task, sequence steps within a task, prioritise tasks, and complete tasks within set time frames. Children learn to apply cognitive strategies to social skills, enabling increased success for making and keeping friends.

When?

  • 9 – 13 January 2017
  • Monday – Friday 1.00 – 4.00pm

Where?

  • At a school in the local area

Who?

  • The ‘Getting Ready for High School’ camp is for children starting or repeating Yr 7 (High school) in 2017

How Much?

  • Option 1: $877.75
    • small group activities with a 1 to 3
      leader/child ratio or less
    • receiving group and individual verbal feedback
    • written report
  • Option 2: $475  
    • small group activities with a 1 to 4 leader/child ratio or more
    • receiving group verbal feedback

 

For more information please call Bec Newton on 02 4739 0267

We are registered to provide rebates through health funds and Medicare. We also deliver services under HCWA, BSI and NDIS.

 

Download the camp flyer