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.
capacity to lead, engage and teach with a re:contextualist Catholic world-view
within each school and office community.
To continue the formation of our leadership and
staff teams in our mission – staff retreat at Seven Hills (South Australia)
To continue the Examen model of J-Time
To ensure that our Catholic identity and faith life
is visible to all stakeholders e.g The
power of the cross, community prayer book and other sacred spaces.
To ensure the church is accessible whenever
possible for all stakeholders
To make available visible resources which support
To continue the many practices of our Mercy and
As a result of Validation our attention is to
identify clear focus areas and deep learnings within the achievement standards
resulting in tightly focused blocks of teaching and learning. This will result
in strong alignment between achievement standards, learning intentions and
success criteria in planning.
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 2017
there is a consistent use of the effective and expected practices in reading so
that 90% of students P-2 achieve the PM Benchmarks and 90% of students 3-6
achieve the writing analysis target of 20-24
with our wellbeing programs; You Can Do It, Stepping Stones and Ant Patrol
which contribute to developing respectful relationships.
To continue staff professional development
to build further capacity in the knowledge and skills to teach reading and
To continue to develop robust processes in
collaborative inquiry and moderation, utilising data walls, review and
response, and walks and talks to inform future teaching and learning and to
ensure student progress and examining student work, are used regularly to
improve teaching practice and student outcomes.
To continue to create learning environments
that are moving beyond traditional classrooms which promote increase of student
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 approaches.
sustainable and effective processes, in developing staff capability.
stewardship of resources which are transparent, accountable and compliant.
promote a growth mindset within the school community and culture.
promote leadership that promotes a love of learning amongst all stakeholders.
develop structures and processes which support intentional collaborative work.
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.
continuous improvement and growth at individual, team and organizational levels
through performance and development processes.
to support staff with their Ismart goals.
the health and safety environment and to promote a consistent approach to the
continuous improvement of health and safety culture
digital pedagogy in support of teaching, learning, collaboration and decision
processes and systems which support evidence-based decision making,
accountability and governance to achieve our priorities.