Program addresses girls’ transition from primary to high schools

A leap into the unknown made less intimidating by a free empowerment course run by  Shahid Jefcoate, Danielle Earle (front). Back: Chloe Hubbard, Charlotte Kenna, health coach Mel Atarau, Kya Moreno and Izzy Edwards. Picture: Emma Goodwin        www.communitypix.com.au   d438413
A leap into the unknown made less intimidating by a free empowerment course run by Shahid Jefcoate, Danielle Earle (front). Back: Chloe Hubbard, Charlotte Kenna, health coach Mel Atarau, Kya Moreno and Izzy Edwards. Picture: Emma Goodwin        www.communitypix.com.au d438413

A YANCHEP teacher plans to launch a free program later this year to help girls make the leap from primary to high school.

Shahid Jefcoate is looking for support from businesses so he and his sister Aisha can run the course aimed at empowering Year 6 girls and preparing them for high school in October.

Mr Jefcoate, who is a physical education teacher at Yanchep Beach Primary School and founder of Nspire Kids, said he was looking for sponsors for the Girls4Life program.

“The program will be in October held at Kingdom Eco Village in Carabooda – this tranquil setting will provide the perfect location,” the Alkimos resident said.

“This fun and practical workshop will deliver inspiring messages about resilience, positive self-belief, controlling emotions, cyber safety and friendship.

“We have also been supported by health coach Mel Atarau and Danielle Earle (Yoga by Danielle), who are local community members wanting to assist who will also be delivering short presentations.

“The girls will come together and will work in small groups on each issue, with the opportunity to create super green smoothies from the local organic produce.

“We will only have capacity for 20 girls for this initial program; however, if interest is high will deliver another one.”

For more information, email shahid@|nspirekids.com.au.