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Vision For Learning

Contemporary learning at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Primary School,

Nurtures the SPIRITUALITY of every child through:

  • Prayer, contemplation and ritual
  • Responding to the needs of others
  • Integration of faith, life and culture
  • Living the message of Jesus revealed in the Gospel
  • Catholic values that are nurtured and lived.

Encourages students to strive for EXCELLENCE through:

  • An empowering and enriching curriculum
  • Actively promoting a culture of continuous improvement and high expectations
  • Self-assessment and ongoing reflection.

Is dependent on RESPECTFUL RELATIONSHIPS that:

  • Value and celebrate diversity
  • Foster positive partnerships and create a safe, welcoming and nurturing school community
  • Support students’ social, emotional and physical wellbeing.

Is VISIBLE when:

  • Learning intentions and success criteria are clearly articulated
  • Students direct their own learning through goal setting, dialoguing with each other and responding to feedback
  • Student voice and choice are valued and evident in the negotiated learning that takes place.

INSPIRES imagination and innovation, evident in:

  • Creative and critical thinking
  • Flexible and engaging learning spaces
  • Learners collaborating with each other.

Is AUTHENTIC when:

  • Experiences are differentiated and challenging
  • Real-world connections are made
  • Exploration, investigation and problem-solving are evident
  • Technology is used as a tool for learning
  • Students apply their learning in different contexts.

Is MULTIDIMENSIONAL:

  • Promoting development of the spiritual, physical, emotional, social and academic dimensions of the child within the community of learners
  • Embracing authentic pedagogy that is student-inspired and teacher-inspired
  • Actively shaping each child’s future as a successful life-long learner and responsible global citizen.

“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”

PHILIPPIANS 4:13

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