Bounce Back!

Kennington Primary School teaches the Bounce Back! program, a wellbeing and resilience class-based program for children and young people. All students at our school participate in regular lessons. The following units are covered throughout the school year.


Core values: developing positive and pro-social values
Elasticity: introducing ‘resilience’ through maths and science activities
People Bouncing Back: developing strategies for coping and bouncing back
Courage: finding courage in both everyday life and difficult circumstances
Looking on the bright side: teaching optimistic thinking
Emotions: amplifying positive emotions and managing negative emotions
Relationships: skills for building and maintaining friendships
Humour as a coping skill
No bullying: skills for countering bullying
Success (STAR, CHAMP, WINNERS): skills and attitudes for being successful