At Guthridge, we promote positive and purposeful play to build healthy bodies and healthy brains. There are numerous research studies linking active play and academic success plus exercise increases the flow of blood and oxygen to the brain and this acts to reduce stress or anxiety and makes us feel good. Our students NEED to play in order to develop in every way possible to be their best!
At Guthridge PS, we believe
We have many options and activities to choose from at recess and lunch play times. A Play is the Way Timetable is established each term with engaging and fun activities run by teachers.
At Guthridge Primary School, we positively reinforce positive play choices with Green Cards.
Students are encouraged to participate in Play is the Way activities and are acknowledged with Green Cards for:
Students collect these cards for display in their classrooms. At the end of the week, one student from each grade is selected for a prize.
Play is the way!