National PrioritiesThe National Education                    Otorohanga Primary School                                    ...
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Ops charter 2011

  1. 1. National PrioritiesThe National Education Otorohanga Primary School We value:  Mana Motuhake—ManagingPriorities for the basis of what Selfwe do. In 2011 we are focusing Charter 2011  Manaakitanga—Participatingspecifically on: and Contributing Success for All  Whakawhanaungatanga— Relating to Others Improving Literacy and  Ako—Thinking Numeracy  Mana Reo—Language, symbols Improving outcomes for and texts Maori StudentsSchool Priorities/TargetsTargets have been set in Reading, Submission to MOEWriting and Numeracy and relateto the percentage of students Mission: April, 2011achieving the expected curriculum/ To develop life long learners andstandard level. thinkers best prepared to succeed. Ratification of Charter Reading—50% WS & NZM Writing—50% WS & NZM Numeracy—70% WS 65% NZM Vision: March, 2011 Give it a Go! Karawhuia!Values and Beliefs Cultural Diversity and Maori DimensionThe following values will be promoted and modeled at School : Children should : Respect  Participate in Te Reo Maori, Tikanga Maori and Kapa Haka Excellence  Share and acknowledge their cultural background Honesty  Develop ties with (local) Maori community  Accept and understand different cultures Flexibility  Look outside Otorohanga Responsibility  Experience traditions of other cultures Inquisitiveness Consultation with Maori Community takes many forms e.g. newsletters,These values were chosen after consultation with the school commu- parent interviews etc. In 2011 there will be a Hui held on Studentnity and are promoted through our Golden Rules and 6 Kinds of Best. Achievement.(For further detail refer to the OPS Curriculum Folder) (For further detail refer to the OPS Curriculum Folder)
  2. 2. Improving Student Developing a Quality School Organisation Learning & Achievement Learning Environment & StructureLiteracy Learning Programmes and Teaching Delivery Property High expectations for all students  Students are active members of the OPS  10 year property plan. Teacher Action Inquiry in Reading and learning community  Develop new 5YA plan from July 2011- E-Learning  Reflection by the learner of what they have 2016 Continue to up skill teachers in the areas of learnt and how this relates to what they  Develop Computer Suite Reading, Writing and Oral Language already know is evident  Positive home/school partnerships which Human ResourcesNumeracy enhance learning  Performance management High expectations for all students Professional Development  Provide teachers with adequate learning School-wide Mathletics Programme  Teacher Action Inquiry in Reading and E- and admin support Continue to up skill teachers in the use of Learning the Numeracy Programme and Planning  ICT Professional Development Contract Curriculum 2010-2012  Review OPS CurriculumMaori Student Achievement  Develop OPS Benchmarks—specifically in High expectations for Maori students E-Learning writing  Make connections to enable students to Continue to focus on the principles of  Students E-Portfolios enter and explore new learning environ- Kahikitia in providing opportunities for ments. Maori student engagement and success Finance  Facilitate shared learning to join and create  Budget set for resources, professional communities (e.g. blogs and wikis)Second Language Learning  Develop and maintain the ICT infrastruc- development and finance. Students in the senior class (Year 5-8) learn ture within the school to meet the current  Specifically spend money on setting up French needs of students in learning for the future. Computer Suite and E-LearningAction plans for goals are found within the Annual Operation Plan, Annual Review Plan, Regular Principal Reports, Numeracy and LiteracyAchievement Reviews and the 5 YA Property plan.
  3. 3. Teaching and Learning Programmes Finance Property Human resources, Staffing, ProfessionalDevelopment  Monitor expenditure  Follow 5yp summary Development, Performance Management Continue to implement the OPS cur-  Prioritise spending for sheet  Continue funding riculum with specific emphasis on Teaching and Learning  Computer Suite  Staff development including : Inquiry and developing Higher Order  Drinking fountains Literacy, Numeracy, and E-Learning  Perform Mid Year Thinking replaced  Reading Recovery Programme Budget Review Develop E-portfolios for all learners  Management release made up of which includes achievement data developing student leadership and and reflection providing professional development Develop OPS Benchmarks Priority Areas support to Beginning Teacher (specifically in writing) to provide  Literacy Learning—targets  Fixed Units offered for ICT Leadership students and teachers with next step  Numeracy learning—targets  Investigate funding increased Teacher information for teaching and  E-Learning Aide time to support classroom learning. programmes Implement weekly Te Reo Maori, Tikanga Maori and Kapa Haka sessions school-wide. Health and Safety Review  Replace Drinking  Personnel & Curriculum Continue to support and develop the Fountains Policies and Procedures 6 K.O.B.s (Kinds of Best) values  Review Documentation  Report on Target data programme. surrounding school trips  Mid Year Budget ReviewPartnership with the Community Reflecting New Zealand’s Cultural Diversity Communication : Regular newsletters will update parents on school information  Regular Kapa Haka opportunities, school-wide offered. and activities.  Te Reo programmes active in classrooms, integration into other areas of Consultation : Parent interviews, reports and community questionnaires will the curriculum. ensure full consultation on all matters.  Multi-cultural component in school-wide units. Development of Computer Suite and ICT initiatives will enable the community to  Focus on Maori Student Achievement data and hold a Hui access information and engage with students learning.