As part of our learning in Year 6, we are very lucky to have a 10-week program delivered by Life Skills UK called DAaRT. This year, during Spring term, Ms Carter joined us to help teach the young people of Year 6 to make safe and healthy choices, working through problems and issues one step at a time. The programme utilises a unique SKILL DECISION MAKING MODEL which teaches young people to consider a range of options, balance risk and consequences, be responsible, manage stress and resist pressure which are all key to ensuring they develop into positive and proactive young adults who can adapt to life’s challenges and minimise the risky behaviour inherent in daily life.
What is it?
A course developed to help children years 5 and 6 (Age 9 – 11) acquire a wide array of personal and social skills, including:
What does it involve?
The programme is delivered over a 10 week period and covers the following subjects:
Each week builds upon previous knowledge reinforcing the core principles of the programme.