OUR VALUES AND BELIEFS
Dryandra Primary School’s Moral Purpose
As a school community we prepare students to participate in an ever-changing society. We celebrate and recognise our cultural diversity while supporting students in a safe and stimulating environment. By working together with families, students are encouraged to be caring, responsible and active citizens.
Caring – We show a genuine interest in the academic, social and emotional wellbeing of others.
Learning – We create the environment, opportunities and experiences that enable all to achieve their best.
Working Together – We cooperate respectfully, share responsibilities and accept the differences of everyone within the group.
Beliefs about Teaching and Learning
Purposeful Teaching – We acknowledge that students learn best in a rich and engaging environment where staff provide a variety of purposeful learning experiences.
Whole School Approach – We believe in a consistent, whole school approach by using an explicit teaching framework to scaffold and differentiate learning to build student understanding and skills.
Meaningful Assessment – We use a range of ongoing assessment tools to collate and analyse data that provides feedback on student learning and informs teaching.
Collaborative Approaches – We value opportunities to work collaboratively with our colleagues to share and review our practices and to strive for continual
School Community – We recognise the importance of involving the whole school community in the teaching and learning process of all students.