Harbord Public School and staff are committed to providing a learning environment in which our students are nurtured, guided, inspired and challenged.
Our Vision is to assist and support students to find the joy in learning, to build their skills and understanding and to make sense of their world
Our Goal is to use effective teaching practices to enable students to become increasingly self-motivated learners, confident and creative individuals, with the personal resources for future success and wellbeing
Rationale Our student welfare policy will provide opportunities for student to:
Connect: Our students will be actively connected to their learning, have positive and respectful relationships, make a useful contribution to the school and experience a sense of belonging to their school and community.
Succeed: Our students will be valued, respected, encouraged, supported and empowered to succeed.
Thrive: Our students will derive enjoyment from their learning and grow and flourish, do well and prosper
At Harbord School, our behaviour expectations and actions are underpinned by ‘The Harbord Way’.
We implement teaching and learning approaches to support thedevelopment of skills needed by students to meet our high standards for respectful, safe and engaged behaviour.
Respect: Students will
Treat one another with dignity
Speak and behave courteously
Cooperate with others
Develop positive and respectful relationships and think about the effect on relationships before acting
Value the interests, ability and culture of others
Negotiate and resolve conflict with empathy
Responsibility: Students will
Model and follow departmental, school behaviour expectations and conduct
Take personal responsibility for behaviour and actions
Care for self and others
Take care with property
Avoid dangerous behaviour and encourage others to do so as well
Personal Best: Students will
Dress appropriately by complying with the school uniform or dress code
Attend school every day
Arrive at school and class on time
Be prepared for every lesson
Actively participate in learning
Aspire and strive to achieve the highest standards of learning