Strategic Goals

Our Strategic Priorities for 2019 - 2021

Catholic Character:
Strategic Aim 1: Nurture and develop as a faith-based community that actively lives the rituals and teachings of our Catholic Church.

  • Students will be supported to actively serve others within our community.
  • As a community, we will be active participants in the liturgical life of our community.
  • The teaching of Religious Education will be immersed through a conceptual curriculum.


Learning:

Strategic Aim 2: Grow aspiring, global, lifelong learners who are reflective and think creatively.

  • To provide students with opportunities and tools to grow as global, lifelong learners.
  • Leadership encourages teaching praxis to incorporate regular opportunities for critical reflection.
  • Opportunities are created for parents to actively participate in their child’s learning journey.


Community:

Strategic Aim 3: Create a learning community that encourages collective ‘risk’ taking within a collaborative learning environment.

  • To create an environment where leaders, teachers and students are confident to take risks.
  • Teachers and students develop their understanding of the power of working collaboratively.
  • Review and implement systems and processes to ensure a safe and secure school environment.


Leadership:

Strategic Aim 4: Grow compassionate and Christian leadership practices that nurture physical, social and spiritual growth.

  • The leadership of learning is focused on growing the capabilities of others.
  • To develop the educational capacity of our community through effective coaching and mentoring strategies.
  • Leadership values and respects diversity and the contributions of others.


Foundation:

Strategic Aim 5: Actively recognise and celebrate all cultures with a specific focus on the development of culturally responsive practice.

  • Recognise the global diversity of people within our community.
  • Grow community knowledge and understanding of Te Ao Maori.
  • Promote Tikanga and strengthen our commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
Strategic Goals, St Mary’s Catholic School Tauranga
Strategic Goals, St Mary’s Catholic School Tauranga