Saturday, 19 December 2015

Our Year


It is really exciting to reflect on what has been a challenging and exciting year. As the year has progressed, we have been exploring...
  • Creating a community of learners. 
  • Valuing student voice. 
  • Developing dispositions/competencies for lifelong learning. 
  • Developing children’s ability to manage their own learning by giving them choice and flexibility. 
  • Ensuring our learners continue to strive for excellence across the curriculum. 
  • Developing children’s understanding of themselves as learners. 
  • Reducing the amount of whole class teaching so we can personalise learning. 
  • Using our integrated curriculum model to provide opportunities for children to follow their own lines of inquiry. 
  • Developing children’s ability to collaborate. 
  • Effectively using digital technologies as a learning tool. 
  • Using the flipped classroom approach to support learning and teaching. 
  • Giving children the ‘power to act’ in order to develop their learner agency. 
  • Ensuring the children are challenged by new learning - In the ‘Learning Pit’. 
  • Providing authentic opportunities for critical and creative thinking and problem solving.