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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 students, staff and community are committed to develop the whole child through authentic environmental learning using community based opportunities and the natural environment for student enrichment.

Vision

Making use of the abundant naturally occurring learning environments surrounding our community, Belfountain students will cultivate their natural relationship within the community of the Credit River watershed.

Values

  • eco literacy
  • learning by living
  • environmental ethic
  • contributing to the community

Collective Commitments

Staff Commitments

  • provide an authentic and challenging program which meets the individual needs and interests of students;
  • model a positive attitude and teach respect for individual differences;
  • reinforce the values of a classroom community by promoting the 3 R's and teaching and enforcing the school code of conduct consistently and fairly;
  • address each and every incident of bullying and teach the difference between conflict and bullying;
  • maintain a high level of professional development;

Student Commitments

  • play safely and stop bullying;
  • follow the 3 R's: Respect yourself, Respect others, Respect the school environment;
  • learn to listen and listen to learn; be responsible for your own learning;
  • complete homework and assignments on time.

Parent Commitments

  • be involved as much as possible in volunteering our time and supporting the school by attending school events and meetings;
  • communicate with the school in a supportive manner and speak positively about teachers to our children;
  • reinforce classroom rules and school policies with our children and review these when required;
  • support our children through setting positive, realistic goals, and monitor their academic progress in an encouraging manner.