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Donvale Primary School Charter Goals



      Goals        Implementation Strategies         Achievement          


                                                       Measures           









Curriculum                                                                





To provide an      Curriculum Policy          analysis of curriculum      


inclusive,         review current programs    programs (Audit Curriculum  


comprehensive      with reference to Board    profiles)                   


curriculum in the  of Studies guidelines and  time allocated to each Key  


eight Key          the Curriculum and         Learning Area (Analysis of  


Learning Areas.    Standards Framework        timetables)                 


                   Curriculum Planning                                    


                   involving classroom and                                


                   specialist programs                                    


                   Work Programs                                          


                   cyclical program reviews                               


                   and evaluation                                         





To ensure that     provision of effective     levels of student           


the learning       professional development   achievement (CSF outcome    


needs of all       identify children with     statement)                  


students are met   special needs              reports from support        


through the        integration policy and     services personnel          


provision of a     program                    participation rates in      


range of programs  whole-school and area      special programs, ie,       


which meet the     planning and evaluation    Tournament of Minds         


individual         stated learning outcomes   level of parent and         


differences and    develop programs that      student satisfaction        


skills of all      promote and celebrate      (parent and student         


students.          achievement and success    opinion survey)             


                   team planning of                                       


                   activities that                                        


                   appropriately challenge                                


                   individual students                                    





                                                                          





Environment                                                               





To ensure a        establishment and          feedback from students,     


stimulating and    implementation of codes    staff, parents and          


positive, caring   of conduct                 community                   


learning           presentation occasions:    analysis and record of      


environment        assemblies, displays,      student behaviour           


                   media, special events      (observation of classroom   


                   Student Welfare Policy     and yard behaviour)         


                                              level of parent             


                                              satisfaction (parent        


                                              survey)                     





To provide and     yard supervision policy    state and appearance of     


enhance a safe,    emergency procedures       grounds and buildings       


comfortable,       adhere to Occupational     (monitor and record by      


attractive         Health and Safety          Buildings & Grounds         


physical           Guidelines                 Sub-committee)              


environment.       continue ongoing           number, types and location  


                   maintenance and upgrading  of accidents (Accident      


                   of grounds, buildings and  Register)                   


                   facilities according to 5                              


                   year plan                                              


                   display students' work                                 


                   improved number of Level                               


                   2 trained staff                                        


                   continually evaluate 5                                 


                   year plan                                              










      Goals        Implementation Strategies         Achievement          


                                                       Measures           










Accountability                                                            





To monitor,        outcomes are monitored     attendance record of        


assess and report  and pupil progress and     parent/teacher nights       


on student         improvement is recorded    number and frequency of     


progress and       twice yearly written       student reports             


achievement to     reports reflecting on      level of parent             


parents.           student performance and    satisfaction survey         


                   achievement                                            


                   parent/teacher interviews                              


                   conducted as desired                                   


                   information nights as                                  


                   needed                                                 





To ensure that     consistent monitoring and  publication of annual       


the school's       regular review of all      report                      


performance is     programs against set       satisfactory audit reports  


monitored and      criteria                                               


reported to the    establish procedures to                                


community and the  monitor and report                                     


DSE.               - financial management                                 


                   - achievement of                                       


                    established goals and                                 


                    priorities                                            


                   fortnightly newsletter to                              


                   school community                                       


                   "Snippets"                                             





                                                                          





Management                                                                





To provide an      parents involved in        level of parent             


effective and      policy development and     satisfaction (opinion       


decision-making    classroom programs         survey)                     


process with the   consultative               level of workplace staff    


Principal, School  decision-making            satisfaction (workplace     


Council and staff  effective communication -  quality survey)             


having clearly     publication of             analysis of PD              


defined role       newsletters and meeting    (participation rates,       


prescriptions.     dates                      staff feedback, etc.)       


                   regular staff and                                      


                   committee meetings                                     


                   clear staff job                                        


                   descriptions and                                       


                   expectations                                           


                   ongoing professional                                   


                   development and plan -                                 


                   sharing of professional                                


                   development                                            





                                                                          





Resources                                                                 





To provide and     allocate budget and other  condition of facilities     


effectively        resources to reflect       and equipment (Building &   


manage a high      established goals and      Grounds audit; asset        


level of           priorities                 register)                   


resources which    utilise community, school  level of use of facilities  


facilitate the     network and external       and equipment (borrowing    


implementation of  resources                  record)                     


school goals and   plan and implement         teacher and student         


priorities of the  cyclical maintenance       satisfaction with level of  


School Charter.    program                    resources (opinion survey)  


                   register of assets                                     


                                              annual budget versus        


                                              expenditure in goals and    


                                              priority areas (Audit,      


                                              Program Budget)             








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Last modified: 11 March 1998