Dingley Primary has developed a
close relationship with the Alannah and Madeleine
Foundation and has worked hard to implement a
range of strategies linked to the Better Buddies
Program. The aims of the program are to:
that violence isn't the solution to disputes.
- listen to and
work with children in a positive, supportive environment.
children's feelings of compassion & empathy with others.
children's imagination and assist them in expressing their
ideas and thoughts.
children in supporting their peers.
children's social skills to enable them to get along with
children to relate to and empathise with characters
outside their immediate environment.
children to be aware of the existence of vulnerable
children who have suffered through violent crime and
sudden loss of family.