Learning Statement

Our shared commitment

  • Ensuring that all members of our learning community will be supported to achieve their personal best
  • Realistically high expectations will be articulated by parents, staff and children in a spirit of honest dialogue
  • Early recognition, intervention and ongoing rigorous commitment to each child will be maintained
  • Learning for each child will be personalised by catering for individual difference

Our quality practice

Sounds Like

  • Celebration - of diversity, of achievements
  • Concerns raised immediately with identified personnel
  • Children positive towards learning/each other
  • Positive dialogue - about children, about each other
  • Reflections shared through honest dialogue

Looks Like

  • Current research is reflected in classrooms e.g. learning styles
  • Children are given responsibility and support for their own learning
  • A variety of strategies are in place so that each individual is acknowledged for who they are
  • Ongoing assessment and our response to it, is evident in our planning documents
  • Classrooms are dynamic so as to cater for differences
  • Children will demonstrate and apply their learning across all KLAs

Feels Like

  • Safe - able to take risks, make mistakes
  • Special - each person’s learnings and experiences are important to all
  • Secure - we take time to really get to know our children and each other

Come and see learning in action at Our Lady of Lourdes!

We’d love a chance to show you how learning works for young people in our school. Our dedicated teachers plan the learning in detail to help each child do his or her best.