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1 Glendowie College E Paucis Excelsa Quality Education Preparation for Life WELCOME

2 What we want for our students To achieve to their potential To achieve to their potential To be actively engaged in learning To be actively engaged in learning To be supported and encouraged in their learning To be supported and encouraged in their learning To be academically successful To be academically successful To look forward to coming to school To look forward to coming to school To participate in the wider life of the school To participate in the wider life of the school To form and maintain friendships that will continue into the future To form and maintain friendships that will continue into the future To be prepared for life beyond school To be prepared for life beyond school

3 How the college achieves this High academic expectations High academic expectations Teachers … set high expectations for student work and behaviour Teachers … set high expectations for student work and behaviour May 2008 ERO report May 2008 ERO report

4 How the college achieves this Strong focus on academic achievement Strong focus on academic achievement Success rates in national qualifications have continued to improve …exceeding national averages Success rates in national qualifications have continued to improve …exceeding national averages May 2008 ERO report May 2008 ERO report In last years Scholarship results… would many people have expected to find… Glendowie in the top 10 In last years Scholarship results… would many people have expected to find… Glendowie in the top 10 Metro magazine June 2008 Metro magazine June 2008

5 How the college achieves this Staff Professional Learning and Development to improve student learning and achievement Staff Professional Learning and Development to improve student learning and achievement (Glendowie College) promotes a culture of professional learning to improve student learning and achievement (Glendowie College) promotes a culture of professional learning to improve student learning and achievement May 2008 ERO report May 2008 ERO report

6 How the college achieves this Sporting, cultural and leadership opportunities Sporting, cultural and leadership opportunities Sport , 68% of students played sport for the college Sport , 68% of students played sport for the college Music - junior stage band, concert band, stage band, Rockquest Music - junior stage band, concert band, stage band, Rockquest Drama - school production, Theatresports, Stage Challenge Drama - school production, Theatresports, Stage Challenge Debating Debating International Culture Day International Culture Day School Leadership groups School Leadership groups

7 How the college achieves this Peer support programme for Year 9 students with Year 13 peer support leaders Peer support programme for Year 9 students with Year 13 peer support leaders older students mix well with their younger peers, acting as positive role models and helping to create a friendly, inclusive and supportive environment older students mix well with their younger peers, acting as positive role models and helping to create a friendly, inclusive and supportive environment May 2008 ERO report May 2008 ERO report

8 How the college achieves this Strong pastoral and academic support systems Strong pastoral and academic support systems - case management approach for identified at-risk students - case management approach for identified at-risk students - Learning Support programme - Learning Support programme - Advanced Learning programme - Advanced Learning programme - Counsellors and Dean providing pastoral support - Counsellors and Dean providing pastoral support

9 How the college achieves this School culture of respectful relationships School culture of respectful relationships Teaching and Learning programmes are underpinned by mutually courteous teacher-student relationships Relationships amongst students are respectful and affirming May 2008 ERO report May 2008 ERO report

10 GLENDOWIE COLLEGE Quality Education Preparation for Life Vision, Principles and Values A commitment to a community inspired and growing through learning Key Competencies Managing Self Relating to others Participating & contributing Thinking Using language, symbols & texts Learning what is important Learning to live together Learning about learning Learning who I am Meaningful & Relevant Curriculum Respectful Relationships Being an Individual Effective Teaching & Learning Practices through

11 Sport at Glendowie College

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