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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

PARTICIPATE RESPECT ACHIEVE - Offer the Best, Expect the Best, To be your Best

Vision

Glenforest is a school where creativity, wonder, imagination and dedication are honoured through intellectual, physical and emotional pursuits. We foster a caring and empowering environment where knowledgeable teachers and students engage in meaningful and enjoyable learning.

Values

  • high standards of work and behaviour
  • a safe and healthy learning environment
  • the diversity of our learning community
  • learning beyond the classroom
  • personal responsibilty for local citizenship and global awareness

Collective Commitments

Staff Commitments

  • to respect and value individual differences and needs and accomodate different learning styles.
  • to collaborate as a team building an environment of inclusivity and social justice for all
  • to participate in ongoing professional development.
  • to communicate regularly with parents about their children's progress in school.

Student Commitments

  • To attend all classes punctually.
  • To follow the school's code of conduct and classroom rules.
  • to complete homework and assignments on time.
  • To treat all others in the building with respect and courtesy.

Parent Commitments

  • To attend school information sessions and parent-teacher meetings when necessary.
  • To be proactively involved in their child's education.
  • To provide a quiet and properly equipped space at home for our children to do their homework.
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