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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

"Empowering 21st Century learners to be inquisitive leaders and responsible global and digital citizens."

Vision

At Vista Heights Public School we will nurture hope in an inclusive environment where students develop creativity, resiliency and critical thinking skills.

Values

  • We value positive relationships by modeling and encouraging the qualities and characteristics that we strive to instill in our learners.
  • Vista Values RESPECT Resiliency, Empathy, Self-Confidence, Perseverance, Excellence, Courage, Trustworthiness

Collective Commitments

Staff Commitments

  • Work collaboratively in developing consistent instructional strategies across all grades including:
  • Learning Goals, Descriptive Feedback, Co-created Success Criteria and Differentiated Instruction.
  • Work Collaboratively to ensure ongoing assessment of students, as per the Growing Success document to provide timely feedback to the students in order
  • to promote their success, and to inform our teaching practice.
  • Partner with all stakeholders to build strong relationships between Home, School and Community.

Student Commitments

  • To be on time for the start of our school day
  • To come prepared for class with all the needed materials To do our homework to ensure understanding of the concepts taught
  • To participate in all activities and strive to see problems from the perspectives of others
  • Encourage and listen to our peers to develop an interactive and helpful learning environment
  • Persevere and practise a skill until it is mastered

Parent Commitments

  • Partnering with all members of the school community to inspire self-confidence and academic excellence in our children
  • Ensuring that our children are on time and prepared for class Encouraging perseverance and resiliency when helping our children to face challenges
  • Empowering our children to be independent, risk takers to stretch their thinking Modelling life long learning for our children at home
  • Valuing and making time and space for homework completion Striving to understand and support the changing curriculum
  • Engaging in open communication through the use of the agenda as a two way communication tool between home and school