The internship program was a great success with 5/6 interns receiving outstanding mark for their final placement in 2018.
Roseworth participated in a research program on Parent Engagement Toolkit involved consultation with staff and playgroup families regarding some resources to help parents engage with schools. Support for academic extension was provided from ECU staff (Professor Eileen Slater).
The Smith Family
Roseworth has been participating in the Passport to Success which is a new transition to high school program for our Year 6 students being run by The Smith Family. Our students have had a numbers of sessions so they feel prepared for secondary schooling. An action plan was developed with Roseworth Child & Parent Centre in 2018. Saver Plus program assisted 9 families with matched savings. The Learning for Life Scholarships program supported 61 of our students in 2018.
The Fogarty Foundation
2018 was the final (3rd) year of the Fogarty EDvance (FED) School Improvement program that supports schools in disadvantaged communities. This provides the opportunity to improve leadership and management skills, thus improving educational outcomes for students. We have joined the alumni for EDvance schools group to continue to receive updates and professional learning opportunities. 10 staff attended advance session on explicit instruction at Balga PS as part of the FED program.
Two staff attended literature centre seminar on using picture books to support oral language development. As a school we use the placemat and framework to help develop business plan and operations plans for 2019. The team meetings will continue to meet twice a term next year to monitor our progress.
Wildcats Aspire Program: Year 4 & 5 classes hosted two Wildcats players twice a week for six weeks. Activities were based on Literacy and Numeracy to encourage engagement and positive behaviour. Attendance and behaviour milestones were set throughout the program, culminating in the students’ attendance at a Wildcats game.