What we Believe about Learning

To be caring and sharing learners

  • Valuing children as unique, powerful creative and capable, full of ideas and curious

  • We celebrate who we are and how we learning.

  • We talk about other people’s perspectives

  • We respect others’ learning and encourage success

  • We value the teams’ core cultures and organisation

  • We follow our PRIDE and RESPECT beliefs

  • Development of the Key Competencies are throughout the curriculum

To develop a love of learning

  • We aim to build learning about important concepts worthy of investigation

  • We recognise learning is highly personal

  • We celebrate continuous improvement and successes

  • Maintain a partnership with family to support, value and model learning

  • Use of inquiry and integrated learning models so students follow on own issues and interests

To be independent learners

  • We seek to value and understand children’s points of view

  • We seek to challenge children’s understanding

  • Support our children’s learning through formative feedback and learning direction guides

  • We encourage learning reflection

  • We encourage risk taking within a supportive and stimulating environment

  • We use Thinking Skills and development of effective questioning

  • Use of inquiry learning through the concepts

  • ICT integrated and used throughout the learning

To value the skills of effort and perseverance and the pursuit of foundation knowledge

  • We engage children in becoming knowledgeable and in taking action

  • Emphasis on quality

  • Ability to plan learning and understand outcomes desired

  • Emphasis on knowing the skills of learning

  • Emphasis on foundation skills

  • To acknowledge completion of tasks

  • To promote the ethic of hard work.