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1608 Strategic Plan Progress Report - 10 August 2016

10 August 2016

Strategic Plan Progress Report


1 June  2016 Progress Report

10 August 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

  • As per June

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

  • Clubs/Passion projects happening this term with middle and senior syndicates.

  • Junior Discovery Play is developing more, with some children working in groups to be extended and to explore their ideas further through inquiry

  • Juniors doing PD around Oral Language, using play to foster this.

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

  • As per June

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

  • Teacher Aide support is happening

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.

  • ALL and ALIM

  • As per June

  • PB4L has started

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

  • Chicky attended latest community meeting

  • NorthTec courses current

  • Winter sports codes are involving parents

  • Whanau survey will be considered for whanau hui day

  • Juniors held a Matariki Celebration and had a good turnout of Whanau who came and joined in with the celebration and activities.

  • Olympic event in Syndicate this term

  • Cross country

  • Gina Harris Sport Northland

  • Involvement of RTLB with Junior Discovery/Oral Language project

  • Maia Lewis from Halberg Trust

  • Involvement in Rotary Speech and Fire Brigade Sports Day

  • Cultural Festival