The community engaged in school life. A BUZZING Community HUB.
•Community activities held regularly
•Family Twilight Sports, Maths, technology/science nights.
•Art Shows and Concerts
•Book and Numeracy weeks
•Walk and Ride to school days + Breakfast
-English Parent Classes
-Family Cooking Program
-TAFE courses for parents
-Parent/student homework and ICT clubs
Passionate teachers collaborating, continually seeking professional development researching, using data to plan for students learning.
WE WILL KNOW …..WHERE ARE WE? WHERE WE NEED TO GO? HOW WE GOING TO GET THERE?
Teachers ensuring that learning intentions are explicit and both teachers and students using feedback to understand where they are and what they need to do to get to the next stage.
Staff, Parents and Children having pride in the school while living the values. I will lead by example and show the values by:
Respect, Tolerance, Excellence, Persistence, Trustworthiness and Responsibility
Respect – I will listen to others, acknowledge strengths and abilities of all community members and continually affirm cultural diversity within the school community.
Tolerance – I will ensure we celebrate the diversity of our community and accept and celebrate individual and cultural differences.
Excellence – I will encourage all community to reach their personal best and maintain a high learning expectation of all by setting high and achievable goals which are continually evaluated.
Persistence – I will be persistent communicating the vision and values to all community members. I will continually stress that there is a high correlation between effort and success.
Trustworthiness – I will be dependable and complete what I have agreed to and trust others to deliver, lead and grow.
Responsibility – I will lead and manage the planning, delivery, evaluation and improvement of the education of all students by strategic deployment of resources. I will provide structures to increase of knowledge base of teachers about student learning and quality teacher practice. I will ensure adequate and appropriate advice is provided to the council on educational and other matters; that the decisions of the council are implemented; and that adequate support and resources are provided for the conduct of council meetings. I will be accountable for the overall leadership, management and development of the school within state-wide guidelines and Government policies.
All community members feel happy, safe, secure and supported.
– Liaising regularly with the Welfare Officer and Community Hub Worker as well as all Staff in relation to student engagement and student behaviour.
-Seeking assistance from School Support Staff services eg. Psychologists, Speech Therapists, Counsellors etc.
-Involving parents in discussion about students progress.
-Referring students to support agencies outside school.
-Involving students in the decision making process.
-Student developing a code of conduct, mission, vision and values along with consequences for their actions.
-Providing an all year transition program for future prep students.
-Reward and celebrate appropriate behaviours and academic excellence
-Having a buddy program for Prep children and new arrivals to the school.
-Providing opportunities for students to participate in various clubs e.g.. ICT, Library and Environmental Club.
Students who are literate, numerate and curious and using the most up to date eLearning.
I will achieve the vision by:
-Articulating the vision at every opportunity. Repeat the school narrative at every opportunity.
-Managing the resources (both human and financial) effectively and in line with the vision and the strategic plan
-Providing opportunities for staff to improve their teaching capacity
-Support teacher learning thorough the Performance Review Process
-Ensuring that the school’s values are ingrained in all we do and say.
-Lead by example
-Walk the talk
-Showing my passion in all I do and say
-Insisting on an orderly environment where staff and students feel safe and supported and know what is expected of them.
-Engaging the school community at every opportunity
-Parents as Partners.
-Building strong relationships with Staff, Parents, Students and the wider community.
-Inspiring and encouraging others to lead
Principal (As of 29th January 2013)