St Ignatius School will implement policies,
practices and programs to nurture and promote the Religious Life of the School
which explicitly articulate the nature and purpose of Catholic Schooling and
the Mercy and Jesuit Charisms.
The school community will further develop its
shared understanding and practical response to Catholic Social Teaching.
Strengthen capacity to lead, engage and teach with
a re-contextualist Catholic world-view within each school and office community.
Ensue the Ignatian and Mercy Flames are kept alight:
Symbolic link to both the Ignatius and Mercy
charism at school liturgies/ Masses
J-Time/Examen is a weekly practice at the school
Celebrate St Ignatius Day
Circle of Mercy and St Ignatius Awards
Once a month at a staff meeting the prayer is
devoted to Ignatian or Mercy Prayer
Once a term an Ignatian/Mercy prayer is shared with
the parent committee
Litany of the Saints: Pray for Us
Parent Information Night introducing Fr Wrex
AMDG is in every classroom
Mercy lamp is in each classroom
Staff Induction for Ignatian and Mercy Charism
Every 4 years a staff pilgrimage for Ignatian Mercy
RE Validation Recommendations
To connect Catholic Identity across KLAs with an
emphasis on Health
De-construct our School Vision of Love Jesus, Love
Learning and Love Each Other to ensure a clear moral purpose and action for all
St Ignatius School will offer quality teaching and
learning that draws on pedagogical practice that is data informed and evidence
based, and aligned with the Australian Curriculum and BCE Learning
The contemporary learning environment will be
responsive to the changing structures of schooling and diverse populations, and
have well developed capabilities to utilise information, communication and
By the end of 2018, the
implementation of collaborative and consistent practices to build leader and
teacher capacity has resulted in:
100% students in Prep and
Year One and 95% of Year Two students attain the BCE PM Benchmark targets and
93% of Year Three, 94% Year Four and 100% Year Five and Six students will
attain the BCE writing analysis learning target.
of the Chinese program
Health & Physical Education Scope and Sequence
teacher capacity in reading and writing connection
- Developing learning sprints driven by
the 4C’s – co-planning, co-teaching, co-debriefing and co-reflecting
- Develop the Companion Collaborative
- Maintain collaboration and coherence
through the Book of Excellent Learning and Teaching which will be a constant
reference for staff meetings and all professional development opportunities.
St Ignatius School will continue the good
professional practice of consultation and collaboration with parents, Parish
and wider community to ensure a safe, healthy and productive school
environment. The St Ignatius strategic master plan will continue to
ensure quality stewardship, professional learning needs of staff, fair and
equitable support of the financial needs of families, teaching and school
operations, sustainable environmental practices and contemporary learning
- To build
sustainable and effective processes, in developing staff capability.
- To ensure
stewardship of resources which are transparent, accountable and compliant.
- To promote a
growth mindset within the school community and culture.
- To promote leadership
that promotes a love of learning amongst all stakeholders.
- To develop
structures and processes which support intentional collaborative work.
- To maintain
effective communication channels which continue to be a priority to ensure
equity, ease of accessible to achieve the desired outcome of clear and concise
communication to all stakeholders.
- To support
continuous improvement and growth at individual, team and organizational levels
through performance and development processes.
- To continue
to support staff with their Ismart goals.
- To improve
the health and safety environment and to promote a consistent approach to the
continuous improvement of health and safety culture
- To optimise
digital pedagogy in support of teaching, learning, collaboration and decision
- To strengthen
processes and systems which support evidence-based decision making,
accountability and governance to achieve our priorities.