Vision/Mission

Our Vision:

 

A Place to grow and thrive

 

Our Mission:

 

Learners from the Derrimut Community graduate as critical, creative and reflective inquirers. They work collaboratively and independently as problem solvers, who co-create and evaluate learning goals. Learners demonstrate curiosity and active citizenship, through personalised pathways, to lead local and global change, making a difference in their lives and the lives of their community.

 

Our Values:

 

academic rigour

teamwork

respect

leadership

 

Overarching Goal:

 

Developing understanding and transferability in every subject and developing key habits of mind (dispositions) that signify a mature and effective adult

 

 

2013-2016 Strategic plan goals for Derrimut

 


Student Learning and engagement goals


1. To improve students’ ability to think critically, creatively and reflectively in cognitive and affective states in all disciplines

 

Key improvement strategies

- Build teacher capacity to differentiate the curriculum through personalised pathways and 21st century capabilities

- Build teacher capacity to collaboratively use data to improve student learning outcomes

 

Student Engagement and wellbeing goal


2. To improve student engagement with learning through building student wellbeing and positive working relationships among all students

 

Key improvement strategy

- To build staff capacity to work collaboratively and to give and receive effective feedback for learning, wellbeing and engagement

 

Student Pathways and transition goal


3. To improve the transition of students at key points in their schooling


Key improvement strategy

- Develop whole school processes and programs to provide a seamless and sequential learning journey with effective transitions into, through and from the school for all students.