Scope of my work as Principal in 2017 and beyond..

 

As Holy Family positions itself to move into the next phase of our development. I have attached a “popplet” view of the extent of my work. Please click on the link¬†eFolder-28mc5ej

Three Pillars:

  • Catholic Identity
  • Ecological Conversion
  • Evolving Pedagogy

Core Values:

  • Positive Relationships
  • Sharing (Trust)
  • Support

Drivers of Pedagogical Change:

  • Negotiating the curriculum with the learners
  • Teachers reflecting on their practice
  • Learners producing their own authentic knowledge
  • Leaders designing for change
  • Involving parents and carers in their children’s learning

Key Professional Learning:

  • Catholic Identity Project
  • Positive Education
  • Berry Street
  • Cognitive Coaching
  • Re-imagining Childhood (Reggio Emilia)
  • CLARA

Key Partnerships:

  • CESA
  • Salisbury Catholic Parish
  • Salisbury Pastoral Team
  • Salisbury Cluster schools: Thomas More College and St Augustine’s
  • Loreto Vietnam, St Vincent de Paul Society, Catherine House
  • Prof Paul Clarke and Naturally Smart
  • Tom Brunzell and Berry Street
  • Ruth Deakin-Crick (Bristol University and UTS)
  • Apple Distinguished Schools
  • Michael Fullan

Key School Committees

  • School Board
  • Parents and Friends Association
  • Health and Safety Committee
  • Finance Committee
  • Effective and Safe School Committee (ESSC)
  • Spring Fair Committee

Community Projects:

  • Holy Family Annual Spring Fair
  • Salisbury Multicultural Festival
  • Moon Lantern Festival
  • Diwali Indian Festival

Three R-7 Vertical Houses of Learning

  • St Vincent de Paul House
  • Mary MacKillop House
  • Pope John Paul ll House

Cognitive Coaching (States of Mind)

  • Interdependence
  • Craftmanship
  • Efficacy
  • Consciousness
  • Flexibilty

 

Completed Building Projects

  • Stage 1: Pope John Paul ll Hall, OHSC (2006)
  • Stage 2: Hall Stage and Uniform Shop (2007)
  • Stage 3: 14 General Purpose Learning Areas (2009)
  • Stage 4: 8 General Purpose Learning Areas (2010)
  • Internal Staff Car Park and External (2011)
  • Stage 5: Administration Building ¬†(2014)
  • New Library and Decking (2015)
  • Stage 6: New Canteen (2016)

Building Projects in Planning:

  • Early Learning Centre
  • STEaM Centre
  • Expressive Arts and Languages Centre
  • Library and Parent Cafe

 

 

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