Education Review Office Report
Last term, the Education Review Office conducted their scheduled audit of our school. We have now received their report and are pleased to share the highlights with you.
The reviewers reported that:
- The Board of Trustees, leadership team and staff prioritise equity and excellence for all children.
- Diversity is celebrated and viewed as a strength in the school.
- In addition to literacy and numeracy, students achieve very well in relation to other school-valued outcomes, demonstrating: (i) confidence in themselves as learners, (ii) having a strong sense of belonging in school, (iii) using values to support their positive interactions with others and (iv) actively involving themselves in learning and contributing to the life of the school.
- Whanaungatanga, manaakitanga, mahi tahi, and ako are significant features of the school's culture. Children fulfil tuakana/teina roles in a safe and inclusive environment, and their voices are respectfully heard and valued by their peers and adults.
- Maori students are achieving at higher levels than previous years and an increasing number achieve above expectation.
- Children, parents, whanau and community groups feel supported through affirming relationships with the school. The school has an innovative approach to involving whanau in child-led conferences.
- Staff focus their school goals, practices and decision-making on what is best for children. Teachers collaboratively reflect on and consider their practice to identify ways to improve their strategies for catering for children's diverse learning and well-being requirements. This learner-focused approach to school decision-making and inquiry is resulting in positive outcomes for children.
- The Board provides good stewardship. Trustees are strongly committed to the community and children. They work collaboratively and successfully to contribute to student outcomes, learning and wellbeing.
The full report will be made public and published online within the next month.