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 Current School Goals

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STRATEGIC RENEWAL PLANS
 
 
PRIORITY 1: MISSION AND RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
 
GOALS FOR 2013-2016
·         Provide a quality Religious Education curriculum.
·         Provide ongoing formation in spirituality for staff and students.
·         Provide an ongoing cohesive and integrated professional learning for staff in religious education, theology and Catholic social teachings.
·         Participation in an active worshipping community.
·         Policies, programs and practice explicitly articulate the nature and purpose of Catholic schooling
 
ACTIONS FOR 2013
·         Begin familiarization of new RE curriculum with staff.
·         Develop a shared understanding of the Fruits of the Spirit in all classes and within the community.
·         Introduce the Fruit of the Spirit Award.
·         Develop an outdoor prayer space.
·         Continue staff participation in Catching Fire program.
·         Provide PD opportunities for staff.
 
PRIORITY 2: LEARNING AND TEACHING
 
GOALS FOR 2013-2016
·         Promote enhanced pedagogical practice that is data-informed.
·         Implementation of the Australian Curriculum within the context of BCE Learning Framework as a means of realizing equity and excellence.
·         Improved literacy and numeracy standards.
·         Learning and teaching environments are adaptive and responsive to the changing structure of schooling.
·         Whole-school approach to pastoral care, student behavior support, protection of students support and foster social and emotional well-being.
·         Strategic planning for the identification, monitoring and improved education outcomes for all students.
·         Leadership team and classroom teachers have well developed capacities to utilize ICLT’s to improve teaching and learning.
 
ACTIONS FOR 2013
·         Staff development in Reading to Learn program; implementation of numeracy action learning project; participation in Science research project.
·         Introduce Australian Curriculum History and Science, while continuing implementation of English and Mathematics.
·         Develop whole-school approach to pastoral care.
·         Third phase of SWPBS, focusing on in class behavior.
·         Class profiling to inform planning for students.
·         Review of IEP process.
 
PRIORITY 3: PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE AND COLLABORATIVE RELATIONSHIPS
 
GOALS FOR 2013-2016
·         Partnership with clergy and parish groups.
·         Partnership with parents.
·         Coordinated approach to staff well-being and development.
·         Provide leadership development and succession planning.
·         Development of professional learning communities within the school and across the wider BCEO community.
·         Develop partnerships with universities and institutions.
·         Provide a safe, healthy and productive environment for students, staff and community.
·         Maintain consultative and collaborative partnerships with BCEO. 
ACTIONS FOR 2013
·         Continue to foster positive relationship with the parish through worship, involvement in parish council and participation in special days.
·         Introduce role of Student welfare worker.
·         Introduce Spirit Care network.
·         Annual goal setting for staff, including aspiration towards leadership.
·         Establish learning communities around Reading to Learn, Mathematics, History, Gifted and Talented and Profiling.
·         Participation in RMIT Problem Solving research project.
·         Continue WHSO audits and practices.
 
PRIORITY 4: STRATEGIC RESOURCING
 
GOALS FOR 2013-2016
·         Allocation of school resources are guided by the principle of stewardship within the strategic renewal plan.
·         Collaboration in budget and allocation of resources.
·         Provision of staff PD within budget.
·         Resourcing decisions and priorities support financial accessibility of families.
·         Information and learning management systems enhance student and staff engagement with learning, teaching and school operations.
·         Sustainable environmental practices are embedded in all processes.
·         Contemporary learning approaches inform the planning, design and use of facilities.
ACTIONS FOR 2013
·         Consultation as to priorities with parents and staff.
·         Process for application for concession circulated to all families.
·         Introduction of SRS and continuation of work with eMinerva and Dynamix.
·         Plan Nude Food Days, collection of litter and recycling of materials.
·         Upgrade of Library, Specialist areas, Learning Support and Prayer Space.
·         Purchase ICT resources.