The Key objectives of the workshop were: – (a) To provide a forum where parents can voice their concerns, shares their experiences with children with the other parents in the group. (b) To provide professional input & explore ways in which they could deal with their children more sensitively & effectively.
In Stages 1 to 3, outdoor activity takes a further step and includes development of specific physical skills such as catching techniques, swimming, dance, fitness and a variety of games.
Stages 2 and 3 participate in sport one or two afternoons a week. We have in the past utilized the facilities at the school for various forms of sports, dance, yoga, basketball, circus skills and tennis.
For all Stages, taking children on excursions broadens the program. These may include trips to the botanical gardens, to museums, the library, galleries, recitals, theatre, national parks, historical exhibits and the like. Additionally, visitors with special skills and interests to share, who are expert in a particular field, may be invited into the classroom (e.g. a musician, person, craftsperson, visiting entertainer as class or individual interests warrant.