Our School Strategic Plan
Thanks to all of you who responded to the questions we sent out at the end of Term 4. Your responses were really useful! We’ve placed the comments you have provided alongside the feedback from our staff team to identify priority areas for 2022 – 2024.
The overarching aims for the next three years will be:
STUDENT LEARNING, DEVELOPMENT AND ENGAGEMENT
Students are provided with high quality teaching and learning opportunities, that are personalised to support their growth and development.
1.1 Creating high quality and functional learning opportunities, focusing on communication skills, independence, and community engagement.
1.2 Using Sport and The Arts to create accessible hauora focused opportunities for students, supporting with re-engagement in school following COVID-19 lockdowns.
1.3 Further developing the school’s transition provision, specifically focusing on accreditation pathways and a life skills focused curriculum.
1.4 Continuing our digital journey, supporting all learners to engage in a digitally rich learning environment, building capacity and increasing integration of digital tools to enhance and consolidate teaching and learning.
DEVELOPING AND GROWING OUR TEAM
Our team are supported with opportunities to promote professional growth and equipped to meet the learning and development needs of our students.
2.1 Developing the use of coaching skills throughout the staff team, impacting on teaching and learning, student, independence, leadership, and collegial support.
2.2 Developing the school’s approach to the delivery of Literacy, including assessment for learning, teacher judgement and understanding next steps in learning.
2.3 Equipping and upskilling all staff around positively supporting behaviour and well-being, providing a positive, safe, and nurturing learning environment.
2.4 Developing a framework for inquiry, knowledge sharing and reflection, supporting staff to be well equipped to meet the changing needs of the school population.
CULTURE, SUSTAINABILITY AND ENVIRONMENT
Working in partnership with our community, we recognise all cultures and strive to develop sustainable and future focused initiatives.
3.1 Creating further opportunities for whānau engagement and community learning, creating a culture of openness and sharing.
3.2 Recognising Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the variety of cultures represented within Aotearoa New Zealand and within Wilson School, celebrating the principals of protection, participation and partnership.
3.3 Identifying areas of the organisation where sustainability can be improved, alongside educating students and staff around the importance of sustainable and healthy practice.
Some of the highlights from your feedback – Thank you 😊
- Calm peaceful environment, high support needs
- Effective IEP process
- Excellent open lines of communication
- The quality of support staff is very high, from SLT’s to OT’s
- Wilson’s lockdown support and their quick return to full time lessons was commendable.
- We thought the timely vaccine clinic was a great example of the way the school is proactive.
- Thank you for working hard with my son to provide the opportunity to him to grow and learn.
- Great year with visible improvements in whanau connection, physio, communications, an excellent covid response.
- Kids really enjoy going to school.
- Culture of inclusion- Care, Respect and dignity towards the child.
- The work the teachers did with online engagement was fantastic.
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