Aireys Inlet Primary School Philosphy

SCHOOL PHILOSOPHY

Rationale

Inspired by our unique natural surroundings, Aireys Inlet Primary School empowers all students to embrace learning, achieve their personal best and build their emotional, social and physical wellbeing.

It is our purpose to provide an inclusive and caring learning environment that engages our students and challenges them to grow and acquire, demonstrate, articulate and value the knowledge and skills that will support them, as life-long learners.

Philosophy

Aireys Inlet Primary School is dedicated to:

  • Building upon its strong community relationships
  • Striving for excellent student achievements
  • Seeking out new innovation to further support the thinking skills and creativity of our learning community
  • Providing students with the means and motivation to excel and lead us to an exciting future
  • Developing confident, creative individuals, able to contribute positively to a constantly changing society.

Statement of Values

Aireys Inlet Primary School is dedicated to recognizing the importance of the partnership between schools and parents to support student learning, engagement and wellbeing. We share a commitment to, and a responsibility for, ensuring inclusive, safe and orderly environments using the School Wide Positive Behaviours framework underpinned by the core values of Respect, Cooperation, and striving for Personal Best.

Our school operates in a climate where we strongly encourage the shared ownership of student success and provide many opportunities for staff, parents and students to have input into our school. The School Council is committed to the wellbeing and development of the school, with a strong a environmental and sustainability focus.

In accordance the principles outline in the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 (Vic), as a Victorian government school, the programs of, and teaching at Aireys Inlet Primary School will support and promote the principles and practices of Australian democracy including a commitment to:

  • An elected government
  • The rule of law
  • Equal rights for all before the law
  • Freedom of religion
  • Freedom of speech and association
  • The values of openness and tolerance.

Also, in accordance with the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 (Vic), the school will provide a secular education and will not promote any particular religious practice, denomination or sect and is open to adherents of any philosophy, religion or faith.

Implementation

This philosophy will be central to all:

  • School initiatives, policies and practices
  • Teaching and learning programs
  • Internal and external interactions
  • Organisational structures and practices
  • Dealing with parents, the School Council and the community.

Evaluation

Regular evaluation processes will be in place to measure performance in all areas of the school with respect to the implementation of the vision and values of the school.