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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

Our mission at Ellengale is to be an active learning community that encourages academic excellence and personal growth. We achieve this by demonstrating mutual respect through equity and social justice. Together we build the knowledge, skills and confidence to thrive as life long learners and responsible global citizens.

Vision

We share a common vision of a school that will be an inclusive and caring community of staff, students and parents fostering the intellectual, social, emotional and physical development of each child.

Values

  • Caring, Honesty, being Encouraging and Inclusive, Sharing,
  • Teamwork and Cooperation, Enthusiasm, Respect & Responsibility
  • These values embrace our philosophy which emphasizes social justice and global citizenship.
  • Our school mascot, CHESTER the Cheetah, helps us encourage and promote these values.

Collective Commitments

Staff Commitments

  • Fostering the development of the whole child(intellectual, social, emotional, physical)
  • Creating an inclusive and collaborative environment
  • Involving families and partnering with the community in meaningful and purposeful ways.

Student Commitments

  • Emulating the Chester values that promote an inclusive environment.
  • Putting forth our best efforts to be organized, prepared and responsible for our learning at home and school.
  • Using the student agendas as a daily organizational and communication tool.

Parent Commitments

  • Supporting the school through the school council
  • Supporting their child to be organized, prepared and responsible for their learning at home and school.
  • Reading and signing the agendas daily.