Goals General

Revised Sep/Oct 2015

The school will, in consultation with the community, continue to promote the following outcomes for its youngsters.

1     STUDENTS WILL SUCCEED WITHIN AN ENVIRONMENT WHERE TRUSTEES, PARENTS AND STAFF FORM A POSITIVE LEARNING TRIANGLE/TEAM, ACHIEVING A SENSE OF WELL-BEING/HAUORA

Achieved through…
-     a charter in which expectations are clear
-     open board meetings
-     an open-door policy
-     the provision of a safe physical and emotional environment with modern facilities and excellent resourcing
      -     adults modelling the school’s core values
-     positive strategies reinforcing student behaviour and involving the home
-     inclusiveness being the norm
-     communications providing strong linkages with families and the wider community
-     consultation with the parent community
-     parents encouraged to further their understanding and interaction with the curriculum encouraging help from
      -     parent support in classes as appropriate
      -     parent/teacher/curriculum meetings that support the learning triangle

2      STUDENTS WILL BENEFIT FROM THE PROMOTION OF VALID PERSONAL AND ACADEMIC LEARNING

   Achieved through…


-     classes being purposeful with learning activities ge/stage appropriate and responsive to need
-     the expectation of setting, achieving and evaluating of personal goals by students (student agency)
-     the inclusion of essential academic skills forming part of the daily routine
-     social competence being the normal expectation
-     students working towards developing the knowledge and understanding, skills, attitudes and values of the New Zealand Curriculum
-     the expectation of staff furthering their expertise/skills - professionally and curriculum wise


3    STUDENTS WILL BECOME INDEPENDENT AND LIFE-LONG LEARNERS

   Achieved through…

   -     home learning opportunities and activities forming part of the normal learning pattern

   -     the concept life-long learning, will be integrated into daily routine

   -     learning independence will be promoted

   -     students understand the connections between promise and pathway – Mauri ora nā akoranga