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Our Mission

Our mission describes our school's purpose. Our vision depicts our desired future. The principles needed to achieve our mission and vision are articulated in our values. Finally, the actions we need to demonstrate to make our mission, vision and values a reality are described in our collective commitments.

We have developed these statements in collaboration with our staff, students and families. They are part of our School Success Plan.

Mission

At Whitehorn Public School, we will provide opportunities and encourage active participation by students in order to realize their intellectual, emotional, physical and social potential within a safe, welcoming environment.

Vision

Within the next three years, staff, students and parents will work collaboratively to further enhance our caring, diverse and inclusive environment. We, as a learning community, will create opportunities to develop and Empower Modern Learners

Values

  • the development of a collaborative learning community
  • an inclusive, respectful environment in which diversity is celebrated
  • program with high expectations that recognize the academic achievements of all students
  • a safe and supportive environment
  • leadership opportunities for students and staff; the use of technology for communication, teaching and learning

Collective Commitments

Staff Commitments

  • creating and maintaining positive and supportive staff relationships
  • providing input and participating in school based professional development opportunities
  • accepting that each Whitehorn student is the responsibility of all staff
  • respecting and responding to the diversity, individual needs and learning styles of our school community
  • offering and supporting leadership opportunities for students; communicating regularly with parents about their children's progress

Student Commitments

  • respecting established school and class rules
  • demonstrating Whitehorn PEAK values
  • participating in leadership opportunities
  • pursuing a healthy and active lifestyle and taking care of the environment
  • honouring the diverse and inclusive school community

Parent Commitments

  • attending school information sessions and parent-teacher meetings
  • learning about what is expected in our children's classrooms
  • ensuring our children are prepared for learning each day
  • encouraging our children to have a positive attitude towards learning
  • working with staff to ensure a safe teaching and learning environment