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Statement of Intent


We exist to secure the entitlements of every child.

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Statement of Purpose


Alkira Secondary College in partnership with parents will provide, Personalised Education in a happy learning environment, addressing the needs of the students' unique learning styles, cultivating independent thought, promoting Respect, Integrity, Excellence and Care for others and building self-confidence and self-esteem.

Respect


Having regard for yourself and others, and diversity within Australian society and accepting the right of others to hold different or opposing views.

In classrooms, evidence of this value includes:
• accepting the right of others to hold different views to your own
• listening to others without interrupting
• obeying school rules
• acknowledging the strengths and abilities of students
• affirming cultural diversity within our school community

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Integrity


Being consistently honest and trustworthy.

In classrooms, evidence of this value includes:
• trusting others to work independently
• doing what you say you will do
• teachers mark students work consistently to agreed standards
• acknowledging the strengths and abilities of students
• clearly explaining and enforcing rules about plagiarism

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Care


Concern for the wellbeing of yourself and others, demonstrating empathy and acting with compassion.

In classrooms, evidence of this value includes:
• maintaining friendly relationships
• making constructive and encouraging comment about other people's work
• listening to others
• modelling skills for positive and caring relationships

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Excellence


Striving for the highest personal achievement in all aspects of schooling and individual and community action, work and life-long learning.

In classrooms, evidence of this value includes:
• reaching personal best performance
• maintaining high learning expectations
• setting and meeting high standards
• acknowledging the strengths and abilities of students
• persisting through challenges and difficulties in learning

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Our Identity

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The Logo

The Student is represented by sum of the whole logo

The logo also captures the colours in our uniform:
- The burnt orange/red is matched to the pin stripe in our girls winter uniform
- Green/Khaki in our trousers and cargo pants
- Blue is the sports uniform
- White shirt/polo

The Name

Alkira; what does it mean? "Alkira" is an Aboriginal word for "Big Sky"

Hence reach for the sky in all your endeavours!

Believes

Alkira Secondary College believes in personalised learning for all and respect for the individual learner.

 

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