We believe that children learn best when they are in a safe environment where they are valued, respected and supported.

We believe that children learn best when they attend school regularly.

We believe that children learn best when home and school work in partnership.

We believe that children learn best when learning outcomes are clear, visible and measurable.

We believe that children learn best when they are given the chance to set personal goals and reflect on their learning.

We believe that children learn best when their learning goals are challenging but achievable.

We believe that children learn best when learning experiences are meaningful, engaging and connected to their prior learning.

We believe that children learn best when necessary skills are explicitly taught and opportunities are given to practise, apply and master these skills.

We believe that children learn best when learning experiences are tailored to their individual needs.

We believe that children learn best when they receive constructive and timely feedback.

We believe that children learn best when they feel safe to take risks and use mistakes as a learning tool.

We believe that children learn best when they are taught how to work independently and as part of a team.

We believe that children learn best when they hold themselves accountable for their success as a learner.