At St. Joseph’s we believe
- All children can learn.
- All educators are learners.
- Educators can make a difference.
- Learning and teaching is inclusive of all students.
- Positive support, high expectation and an engaging learning environment will assist students in their learning.
- The involvement of family, peers and the community in the learning process enhances student outcomes.
- Ongoing monitoring of student progress and feedback are crucial to a child’s education.
- Learning and teaching is supported by a comprehensive, challenging and balanced curriculum.
- Our Catholic faith is central to the learning and teaching.
- We can develop a relationship with God and others based on the teachings of the gospel.
- The source curriculum are Victorian Curriculum and The Source of Life.
- Students are actively engaged in the learning process by a range of learning experiences and practices.
- Various assessment and reporting procedures reflect and compliment teaching approaches.
- Educators will develop a positive relationship will all involved in the learning process.
- The school will track student achievement each year through the monitoring of student assessments against school targets, paying particular attention to the are of English (Literacy) and Mathematics (Numeracy)
- Victorian Curriculum is used to structure the learning experiences for all students at our school, as well as providing rigorous standards of achievement for all learners.
- The inquiry approach is adopted at our school as the foundation for integrated curriculum planning.