Zones of regulation at The Ponds School
Foster an environment that supports developing self-regulation skills for students with disability by trialling and evaluating zones of regulation.
Measure of success
Efficacy of zones of regulation on student self-regulation skills displayed through student attendance, behaviour incidents, engagement in school activities and learning outcomes.
Major behaviour incidents
Loss in learning time
Learning outcomes through the Students with Additional Needs (SWANs) assessment tool
Demonstration of learning goals
Level of engagement
The Ponds School
This Disability Strategy initiative is trialling a systematic, cognitive behavioural approach with students with disability across the school. The approach teaches students to become more aware of their emotions and impulses, manage their sensory needs, and improve their ability to problem solve conflicts.
creating four zones which identify with specific activities and display visual aids for students
lessons and recording weekly video modelling sessions to visually teach children about the zones
professional learning to inform all staff of zones
resilience training to promote staff wellbeing.