Visions and Values

 

INTRODUCTION

Wanneroo Secondary College recognises that you, as parents, are the most powerful educative influence in the life of your child. The home and school are complementary forces in the child’s education and therefore parental involvement and interest at all levels is encouraged and appreciated.

Our website provides important information about the operation of the College and outlines the policies and regulations that we as students, teacher and parents will adhere to.

Our Vision Statement is “Star in Your Future… Dream, Believe, Learn, Succeed!”

The College vision is underpinned by the following five key values:-

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At Wanneroo Secondary College we:
Dream of:

tiny-star  Success achieved by all.

tiny-star  A motivated and enthusiastic school community.

tiny-star  A safe and happy environment.

Believe in:

tiny-star  Yourself.

tiny-star  A school which encourages all to reach their potential.

tiny-star  Empowering students to make informed decisions.

tiny-star  Inspiring individuals to be active members of the global community.

Learn when:

tiny-star  The learning environment is safe, stimulating and happy.

tiny-star  Instruction is meaningful, clear and challenging

tiny-star  There is mutual respect and cooperation between all individuals.

Succeed through:

tiny-star  Encouragement and guided support.

tiny-star  Diverse educational opportunities.

tiny-star  Resilience, persistence and striving for continued improvement.

tiny-star  Giving it a fair go.

Lead when:

tiny-star  The College fosters a culture of confidence and embraces leadership opportunities for all

 

Our Way of Teaching and Learning

STUDENTS  will:

    Self  Discipline Attend school all day, everyday

Get to all classes on time and ready to work

Follow all staff instructions, classroom and college rules

Take responsibility for my actions within the college and community

   Trust Uphold the college’s Vision and Values

Behave with honesty and integrity at all times

Cooperate with others to make decisions in the best interests of all

Use technology and social media responsibly

   Adaptability Think about where I am and always respond appropriately    – Right time, right place, right response

Believe in myself and have a positive approach to everything that I do

Continue working hard even if there are changes or disruptions in the day

   Respect Respect myself and treat people with dignity, equality and fairness

Value a teacher’s right to teach and my classmates’ right to learn

Respect my work and property and the work and property of others

Accept the right of others to be different and to have different views

   Success Set high standards and challenging targets and work hard to achieve them

Be proud of my achievements as well as those of others

Track my progress in my subjects and take responsibility for my learning

Use all resources and opportunities to help me achieve my targets

STAFF will:

Self Discipline Be punctual at all times

Role model expected behaviours

Consistently incorporate Low Key Strategies into classrooms

Trust Support and maintain all facets of the college’s Vision and Values

Provide structured and safe learning environments for all

Maintain confidentiality with sensitive information

Adaptability Implement and embrace new policies and initiatives

Change teaching styles and programs to suit individuals andspecified cohorts

Utilise and incorporate new ICT

Respect Acknowledge the individual needs and talents of others

Maintain open and professional communication with others

Treat all students fairly, logically and consistently

Success Support and encourage innovation and excellence

Provide others with realistic goals and the support necessary to achieve them

Reward and praise others in a meaningful and appropriate way

PARENTS will:

Self Discipline Encourage regular attendance and punctuality

Promote pride in wearing the college uniform and being equipped for classes

Promote that College staff and parents are a team in the education of all students

Trust Support and maintain Wanneroo’s Vision and Values

Help Wanneroo SC and its staff to provide a supportive and caring environment

Share information in an appropriate and responsible manner

Adaptability Actively support new school policies, systems and initiatives

Understand that Wanneroo provides a variety of teaching styles to enable student learning

Be aware that planned events and meetings may need to be altered due to changing circumstances

Respect Maintain open and respectful communication with others

Recognise the professional skills and knowledge of Wanneroo’s staff

Actively reinforce and support school policies and procedures

Success Encourage students to utilise all opportunities for learning and development

Help to motivate and encourage students to work towards a successful future

Celebrate and share in the achievements of students

‘Star in Your Future’…Dream, Believe, Learn, Succeed