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PLAY AT HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC SCHOOL

  • Involves student led engagement.
  • Promotes complex thinking, language and social skills.
  • Allows discovery in an open environment to enable creativity, inquiry, curiosity and reflecting.
  • Provides agency through the joyful exploration of the learner’s 100 languages.
  • Consists of collaboration, environmental resources, wonder, experimentation, fantasy, flow and trust.
  • Gives time to students to go beyond and deeper with their learning.
  • Enables opportunities for the competent and capable learner to make a deeper sense of their world by constructing new and authentic knowledge.
  • Involves experiences where the learner isn’t being ‘marked’ on a specific criteria to take natural risks.
  • Explores the learner’s interests.
  • Is mindful.
  • Has multiple outcomes for the learner.