Immaculate Heart School is a co-educational catholic school catering for children in Prep to Year 7. We are located at 24 Old Toowoomba Rd, One Mile in the Leichhardt Catholic Parish. Our school supports the nine Key Learning Areas with:
Children at Immaculate Heart School have the opportunity to be involved in:
Staff at Immaculate Heart School will be focusing on the following priorities for Professional Development in 2009:
Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish and wider community. As a catholic school we ground ourselves and our mission, vision, policy and practice on the following beliefs:
Parents play an integral role at Immaculate Heart School through:
At the beginning of each school year the school community sets short term goals based on our 5 year Renewal Plan. These goals focus on aspects of the curriculum, resourcing, community building, administration and capital works/maintenance. Staff professional development priorities align with the yearly school curriculum goals. Strategic Renewal Funding spent on Professional Development in Literacy, Numeracy, Behaviour Management, Religious Education, other KLAs and Curriculum Development totalled $25330 for the 2009 school year. Additional to this are seven Professional Development Days for Teaching Staff.
The data presented here supports the successful delivery of the connected curriculum at Immaculate Heat School. Literacy and Numeracy Blocks have continued to enhance the knowledge, skills and critical reflection skills of students and staff. An emphasis on early years literacy and Writing is has been a major focus for 2009. This includes a review of the teaching and learning of the writing process as a whole school and the implementation of First Steps Writing.
A range of indicative data is collated to inform school policy, procedures and practices. Parents, Staff and students are consulted on many issues and play an important role in providing the school principal with feedback. A School Board is responsible for overseeing parent and community surveys and questionnaires. This data is used to help set school goals, provide feedback and help maintain the School Renewal Plan. Parents and Friends meeting agendas and feedback also provide invaluable information about parent satisfaction.
Comments from children on the latest school pamphlet include: