Students believe:

OrganisationPositive BehaviourLearning
  • Being organised for class (materials, charged laptop)
  • Completing homework, classwork and assessment tasks by the due date
  • Avoiding leaving work to the last minute/ avoid procrastination
  • Avoiding distractions or distracting others in class
  • Avoiding distractions during study (turn devices off)
  • Having a good night’s sleep
  • Developing good study habits and routine
  • Ensuring adequate breaks are taken when studying to avoid burnout
  • Selecting the right/relevant/interesting subjects
  • Having 100% attendance
  • Being punctual to school and all classes
  • Using a diary
  • Developing a good study/work/social life balance
  • Establishing a good relationship with the teacher
  • Respecting the authority of the teacher in the classroom
  • Being cooperative
  • Being focussed in class
  • Showing initiative
  • Putting effort into learning
  • Taking responsibility for errors
  • Using your digital device responsibly
  • Being the best learner you can be
  • Not giving up!
  • Having a positive attitude to learning
  • Knowing how you learn best
  • Actively participating in learning
  • Identifying priorities and set learning goals
  • Asking questions in class
  • Proof reading your work
  • Discussing learning with other students/helping other students to learn
  • Seeking teacher assistance when things are difficult
  • Forming a study group
  • Being open to tutoring if it is needed
  • Being open to opportunities eg Homework Club, Mentors (Yr 12)
  • Surrounding yourself with people who will help you succeed and not hold you back
  • Discussing learning progress with parents/guardians

Parents believe in:

OrganisationPositive BehaviourLearning
  • Being in communication with the school via PAM,
  • Having good communication with our child at home, providing continuous support and assistance
  • Having open channels of communication between the student, teachers and parents
  • Helping with study and revision
  • Monitoring our child’s learning and wellbeing
  • Ensuring that our child has all necessary resources
  • Providing continuous encouragement and guidance for our child
  • Being a good role model
  • Encouraging a lifestyle balance (food/rest/exercise/study)
  • Actively supporting our child with their studies
  • Calling our child to account – accountability to self
  • Children can’t be scared of parents’ reaction to failure
  • Promoting a positive attitude to support and guidance offered by the College
  • Monitoring the completion of homework at home and promoting a positive attitude to homework
  • Helping to set goals for students and to fully support the school
  • Encouraging realistic goals without placing too much pressure on our child

Teachers believe in:

OrganisationPositive BehaviourLearning
  • Complying consistently with College policies and procedures
  • Planning and delivering lessons effectively
  • Modelling punctuality
  • Using data to inform teaching practice
  • Set high expectations
  • Being open to meeting with students outside class time
  • Having open communication with parents
  • Being empathetic to student needs
  • Managing student behaviour effectively and restoratively
  • Monitoring the wellbeing and learning progress of students
  • Supporting students’ interests
  • Modelling gospel values
  • Demonstrating a passion for teaching
  • Having a commitment to life-long learning for self and others
  • Valuing cultural diversity
  • Encouraging students to reach their potential
  • Providing a safe learning environment
  • Building resilience in students
  • Developing positive relationships with students, staff and parents
  • Working collegially to ensure consistency
  • Using teaching strategies that will engage and challenge
  • Providing meaningful feedback to students
  • Being knowledgeable and up to date with course content
  • Teaching problem solving skills
  • Setting meaningful homework
  • Catering for all learning needs
  • Developing effective questioning techniques