School Values

Learning

Learning is our core business and intrinsic to everything we do.

¨ Our school is a learning community that embraces experiences and opportunities which foster the growth of the whole person. promoting cognitive, social, emotional and physical development

¨ Our learners develop positive dispositions that strengthen and deepen learning opportunities.

¨ Our learners have enduring habits of mind and action such as enthusiasm; curiosity, creativity, commitment; independence, persistence; confidence;  cooperation and collaboration. 

¨ Our learners are reflective, practice meta-cognition, demonstrate agility and adaptability and be observant of self and others. They think independently and critically. They develop an open mindset; self – efficacy and intrinsic motivation.

¨ Our learners to have attributes such as curiosity, inquisitiveness, and questioning. Our classrooms  foster  creativity, problem solving strategies, risk taking and imagination to facilitate innovation

¨ Our learners appreciate our learning environment, actively participate fully in school life and make the most of our educational opportunities. 

¨ Our school and classrooms are places in which a groups’ collective as well as individual’s thinking is valued, respected, visible and actively promoted as part of the day to day regular experience of all learners.

Honesty

Ours is a  community demonstrating honesty, truthfulness, and fairness.

¨ We are committed to taking ownership of behaviour and actions and setting a positive role model for others.

¨ We maintain integrity by being honest and courteous at all times and acknowledging the beliefs and rights of others

¨ We display sincerity in a courteous and respectful manner

¨ We give constructive and honest feedback

Kindness

We value kindness and expect that we treat others as we like to be treated. We nurture one another and look after those less fortunate.

¨ We contribute  to the wider community programs and support those beyond our school

¨ We make new friends and help others to do so

¨ We develop emotional resilience

¨ We work to resolve conflict calmly and fairly and restore relationships

¨ We give of our time and resources to help people in need

Respectfulness

Our community demonstrates respectfulness towards one another and the school environment.

¨ We value relationships that are fostered through honesty, respect, empathy, kindness and helpfulness.

¨ We treat people with dignity and property with care

¨ We embrace diversity and inclusiveness and accept different opinions, cultures, religions and languages

¨ We value strengthening the partnerships within our community and feel strongly connected to those within and beyond.

¨ We have high regard for our children’s perspective on the importance of families, friendships, fun, kindness, trust and respect.

¨ All members of our community model positive behaviours to one another and behave in a safe and responsible manner.

Excellence

We value excellence in all spheres of our educational provision.

¨ We strongly encourage our learners to  set ambitious goals and  strive to achieve their personal best in all their endeavours and pursuits.

¨ We aspire to  achieving our goals and celebrating our successes

¨ We facilitate a culture for continuous improvement

¨ We act in a responsible and professional manner

¨ We keep up to date with new initiatives and best practice

¨ We are  prepared, organised and punctual

¨ We regularly review performance and professional development needs

¨ We set goals and work towards achieving them

¨ Our learners demonstrate skills and attributes that foster social progress, drive learning, promote wellbeing and resilience and facilitate innovation and creativity. These ensure the success of our learners in a rapidly changing global  society.