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1711 Strategic Plan Progress Project - 1 November 2017

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1 November 2017

Strategic Plan Progress Report


2017 Plan

Progress Report  - 1 June 2017

Progress Report - 3 August 2017

Final Report - 1 November 2017

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 used across the school

  • BOT report – Te Reo Maori / Learning Languages

  • Schoolwide Karakia / Himene daily

  • Using staff as experts

  • Sharing of Staff pepeha

  • Lots of practises can be linked to Ka Hikitia and the Te Aho particularly in Te Korowai o te Aroha

  • Board reports are completed after consultation with teachers

  • Teachers share pepeha when doing class letters at the beginning of the year

  • Experts are used as needed

    • Lots of practices can be linked to Ka Hikitia and the Te Aho particularly in Te Korowai o te Aroha.

    • Board reports are completed after consultation with teachers

    • Karakia/himene practices continue daily

    • Kapahaka available to all children in all Syndicates using expert staff to manage and teach

    • Whole School Karakia in the hall each morning.

    • 3 Kapa Haka groups performed at Cultural festival. A group performed at the Retirement Village.

    • A strong group of 10-12 students from a range of year levels can confidently take a leadership role on the taumata. Lots of students having a go.  

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

    • Continue to investigate and develop ideas and programmes gained from Reggio Emilio 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

    • Some teachers still implementing aspects of the Reggio Philosophy in classes.

    • Small group teaching is still the focus in most classes with other children working on engaging hands on learning activities while not with the teacher

    • Juniors looking at play based classrooms for learning in order to engage children

    • EOTC budget is being utilised to support classroom programmes

    • Flexible to make use of opportunities as they arise

    • Triathlon was attended again

    • Term 1 Marae stay happened

    • Room 12’s Garden to table programme

    • SPLORE, Discovery, developmental programmes

    • Special Rights programmes are adapted and responsive to the needs of individual children.

    • Special rights attend regular RDA lessons throughout the year.

    • Using the environment to create opportunities for children to learn about eg rongoa

    • Some teachers still implementing aspects of the Reggio Philosophy in classes.

    • Small group teaching is still the focus in most classes with other children working on engaging hands on learning activities while not with the teacher

    • Juniors run based classrooms for learning in order to engage children

    • ICT is used appropriately to stimulate and engage children

    • EOTC budget is being utilised to support classroom programmes and is flexible allowing for opportunities as they arise

    • Triathlon was attended again

    • Term 1 Marae stay happened. Dairy farm visit for some Junior classes

    • Room 12’s Garden to table programme

    • SPLORE, Discovery, developmental programmes

    • Special Rights programmes are adapted and responsive to the needs of individual children.

    • Special rights attend regular RDA lessons throughout the year.

    • Using the environment to create opportunities for children to learn about eg rongoa

    • Continually seeking opportunities for Sport/pe/art and music to occur and when possibly including in Literacy/Numeracy programmes

    • Science using Mr Science Kits.

    • Visits

    • CRT garden to table. Each child gets involved two or three times a year.

    • Passion projects

    • Involved in events such as Waimate North show.

    • Junior Discovery time to cater for all learners and lets children be children to engage in all types of hands on learning, fine & gross motor skills, and to build oral language and work on key competencies

    • Some Junior teachers running a play-based learning style environment in their classes, something they want to build on for 2018.

    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

    • Regular use occurring

    • Increased use with more equipment in some rooms

    • ICT opportunities and resources shared, available and used in all rooms

    • Chromecasts purchased to enable sharing on Chromebooks

    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.

    • $1000 funding received for Environmental activities

    • Budget is more than adequate to support programmes

    • More Teacher Aide time organised as the year has progressed to ensure needs of  all children are better met

    • Budget used for curriculum purchases

    Ensure quality professional development is provided to support needs

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

    • PD identified through walkthroughs 2016 goals, nation-wide initiatives and appraisal meetings.

    • PD happens as a result of our school goals

    • Syndicates from time to time look outside this to provide special pd

    • PD continues to happen as per school goals

    • Other pd as it arises may be accessed also depending on individual staff needs and interests

    • PD for support staff is organised as regularly as possible

    • PD continues to happen as per school goals

    • Other pd as it arises may be accessed also depending on individual staff needs and interests

    • School visits organised to see what other schools are doing.

    Foster the partnership between the school and the wider community

    • Gala Day

    • Whanau Hui

    • Kaikohe Business Association

    • Ukulele lessons

    • Dance lessons

    • Takiwa Hui

    • Rotary

    • School Garden

    • Northtec

    • Facebook page

    • New World

    • Parent involvement encouraged around:

      • Sports

      • Class support

      • Camps

      • Fund raising

      • Whanau Survey

      • Reading Together

      • Clubs programme

    • All continued

    • As per 1st June

    • In addition children who are in target groups for All or Alim have either or both a phone call or letter home sharing the work their child will be involved in.

    • Newsletter is regular and weekly and includes items of interest to whanau and informative detail

    • Facebook page and free phone cell phone number are regularly used/visited by whanau

    • Ukulele lessons had to stop due to sickness of the tutor

    • Dance lessons for a group of seniors will start this term.

    • Senior Syndicate Passion Projects in Term 4 will hopefully encourage whanau to be involved.

    Continued partnerships with:

    • CoL

    • Intermediate

    • FNDC (Watercare Programme)

    • New World

    • Fonterra