School Philosophy


OUR PHILOSOPHY

Our Professional Learning Community uses the four critical questions of learning to drive our collective inquiry

and action research:

  1. What do we want students to learn? (essential standards)
  2. How will we know if they have learned? (team-developed common assessments)
  3. What will we do if they don’t learn? (systematic interventions)
  4. What will we do if they already know it? (extended and differentiated learning)

                       (DuFour, DuFour, Eaker, Many, 2010)

 

VISION

Dinjerra Primary School’s vision is to prepare young people to become active, engaged and responsible citizens

of the local and global community. We aim to prepare students to contend with a very dynamic 21st century in

which creativity, cooperative work, connectedness to the world and adaptability are key features. The school

aspires to provide a contemporary approach to teaching and learning in its purposeful learning environment.

 

MISSION

Dinjerra Primary School’s mission is to empower all students to strive to become successful, independent,

lifelong learners.

 

MOTTO

“Learning for Living”.

 

VALUES

Dinjerra Primary School’s values are:

  • We are Safe
  • We are Thoughtful
  • We are Learners

Values, beliefs and practices for all students, staff, parents and visitors:

  • Everyone has a right to be treated with care and compassion, free from harassment and discrimination.
  • We work cooperatively and resolve conflict peacefully.
  • We respect the experience and knowledge of others, particularly those with special skills and expertise.
  • We respect others and their cultures, accept diversity and adopt behaviours that include others.
  • We acknowledge that difficulties and disappointments are a normal part of life and by managing these wisely we can build greater resilience and achieve better outcomes for all.
  • As members of the Dinjerra Primary School community we agree that our interactions will be conducted in afriendly, open and good-humoured manner.
  • We acknowledge that Dinjerra Primary School has played a significant role in our local community for manyyears and its traditions need to be respected

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