The DOT Learning Circle

The Dot Social and Emotional Learning Program


  • Designed to help each child feel safe, secure, and ready to learn
  • Helps the child focus and engage in activities in the classroom
  • Makes children aware of their feelings, emotions, thoughts, and behaviour
  • Enables the child to manage their emotions and behaviours in different situations
  • Builds self-acceptance, confidence, resilience, and a growth mindset
  • Equips children with the ability to learn from mistakes and grow
  • Focusses on values such as respect, honesty, kindness, and empathy
  • Develops essential social skills to build and maintain healthy relationships
  • Encourages problem solving, collaboration, teamwork, and leadership skills
  • Mindfulness activities to keep the mind calm and focussed

Learning Strands

1. Emotional Skills
  • Self-awareness and self concept
  • Self-regulation
  • Self-management
  • Values
2. Social Skills
  • Relationships
  • Pro-social behaviours
  • Group interactions

Why do we focus on The Dot Social and Emotional Learning Program?

We know that children can thrive in school only when they:
  • Feel socially and emotionally safe
  • Have the tools to regulate their emotions
  • Experience meaningful relationships at school

The DOT C.I.R.C.L.E Time

A powerful pedagogical tool that enables social and emotional development, language acquisition, free expression and a positive classroom dynamic.

The Dot C.I.R.C.L.E Time ensures:
  • C Connection
  • I Integration
  • R Readiness
  • C Collaboration
  • L Listening
  • E Enjoyment

We are the only curriculum that provides C.I.R.C.L.E. Time activities that are integrated with and support our themes!

Other Areas of Learning

  • The Dot Language and Communication Program

    Language and Communication

  • The Dot Phonics Program

    Literacy and Phonics

  • The Dot Maths Program

    Numeracy and Maths

  • The Dot Me and My World Program

    Me and My World

  • The Dot Art and Creative Expression Program

    Art and Creative Expression

  • The Dot Movement and Coordination Program

    Movement and Coordination

  • The Dot Health and Safety Program

    Health and Safety