Fleurieu Living Magazine

The changing nature of play

‘Our view of the child really impacts the way that we treat them and the opportunities we give them. If you see them as being capable, you’ll give them more opportunities.’

I am standing in one of Tatachilla Lutheran College’s newest ‘classrooms’. The space is light-filled and airy, the temperature perfect and the setting designed to accommodate the varied needs of the junior school students. Those with learning difficulties and anxiety seem to do particularly well here. The subjects covered include all the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) foundations, as well as softer skills like collaboration

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