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1606 Strategic Plan Progress Report - 1 June 2016

1 June 2016

Strategic Plan Progress Report


1 June  2016 Progress Report

Foster te reo me nga tikanga

  • Philosophy  of Ka Hikitia becomes integral to the school culture.

  • Te Aho Arataki Marau ki te Kura Aoraki is in bilingual classes

  • Staff meeting opportunity

  • BOT report – Te Reo Maori / Learning Languages

  • Schoolwide Karakia / Himene daily

  • Using staff as experts

  • Sharing of Staff pepeha

  • All involved in schoolwide karakia and himene

  • Kapahaka schoolwide is happening and is valued by all

  • Staff expertise is being utilised

  • Kohewhata Marae stay Term One (all classes)

Deliver the curriculum through stimulating, challenging, learner focused and enjoyable programmes

  • Continue to investigate and develop ideas and programmes gained from Reggio Emilia professional development opportunities

  • Continue EOTC budget so that classes can visit places of interest

  • Continue to be involved in Triathlon events, camps

  • ICT programmes will be sourced for reading, writing and numeracy.

  • Clubs such as gardening club, kapa haka, unicycling, music club and choir will be run

  • Walkthroughs will identify areas where teachers can make their programmes more exciting

  • Opportunity for sharing of exciting programmes to encourage others to replicate or trial

  • Juniors Discovery days are progressing well

  • Planned programmes are learner focussed

  • Children are directing their own learning

  • Allowing children to be physically active and energized

Increased use of Information Communication Technology

  • The school will keep up to date with developments in ICT as our budget allows.

  • Effective, appropriate resources will be purchased to support all classroom programmes

  • Always looking for opportunity to incorporate ICT  in classroom programmes

  • Syndicate leaders attending GAFE (Google Apps for Education)

Ensure the school is staffed and resourced to achieve student’s academic potential

  • Staff member given the responsibility of funding applications expected to result in extra income to be spent on resources

  • Budget of approx $70k is used for curriculum purchases.

  • New teacher employed for Room 8

Ensure quality professional development is provided to support needs

  • Sufficient budgeted for teaching staff development and support staff development.

  • PD identified through walkthroughs 2015 goals, nation-wide initiatives and appraisal meetings.

  • Accelerated Literacy Learnin (ALL) and Accelerated Learning in Maths (ALIM)

Foster the partnership between the school and the wider community

  • Gala Day

  • Whanau Hui

  • Kaikohe Business Association

  • Takiwa Hui

  • Rotary

  • School Garden

  • Northtec

  • Facebook page

  • New World

  • Parent involvement encouraged around:

    • Sports

    • Class support

    • Camps

    • Fund raising

    • Whanau Survey

    • Clubs programme

  • Whanau hui happened in Term One

  • Gala Day was a big success