The learning
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The learning environment is collaborative, inclusive, and trusting, creating the necessary conditions for prioritising student voice.

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Students:

Feel safe and are confident to take risks with their learning

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Believe their voices will be heard, valued, and used

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Have high expectations as learners

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Can use a shared language of learning to discuss learning, achievement, and next steps

Success Criteria

Students are confident to take risks and to voice their learning needs.

Teachers:

Create an open and inclusive classroom environment, where students are comfortable taking risks with their learning

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Teach and use a shared language of learning that supports students to discuss learning, achievement, and next steps

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Foster the expectation that all students will learn and achieve

Involve students in the development of learning intentions and success criteria

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Understand and respond to the needs of all students

Provide opportunities for students to review progress towards achieving learning intentions

Ensure that priority learners have access to strategies for sharing their voices

Success Criteria

Teachers use student voice as an essential data source to inform their practice.

School Leaders:

Foster the use of student voice to inform professional conversations

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Provide opportunities for teachers to reflect on their use of student voice

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Ensure shared understanding of what makes an effective learner

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Encourage and use a shared language of learning

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Success Criteria

Leaders encourage regular conversations about learning and expect student voice to be a key data source.

The school has tools, guidelines, and procedures that support:

Reflective practice

Open-to-learning professional conversations

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Open, respectful, and supportive relationships between all stakeholders

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Success Criteria

The system is designed to support the collection analysis, and use of student voice.

Students:

Feel safe and are confident to take risks with their learning

Believe their voices will be heard, valued, and used

Have high expectations as learners

Can use a shared language of learning to discuss learning, achievement, and next steps

Teachers:

Create an open and inclusive classroom environment, where students are comfortable taking risks with their learning

Foster the expectation that all students will learn and achieve

Understand and respond to the needs of all students

Ensure that priority learners have access to strategies for sharing their voices

Teach and use a shared language of learning that supports students to discuss learning, achievement, and next steps

Involve students in the development of learning intentions and success criteria

Provide opportunities for students to review progress towards achieving learning intentions

School Leaders:

Foster the use of student voice to inform professional conversations

Provide opportunities for teachers to reflect on their use of student voice

Ensure shared understanding of what makes an effective learner

Encourage and use a shared language of learning

The school has tools, guidelines, and procedures that support:

Student-centred pedagogy

Reflective practice

Open-to-learning professional conversations

Open, respectful, and supportive relationships between all stakeholders

Members of the wider school community:

Are informed partners who actively engage in supporting their children’s learning at school

Understand what makes a successful learner

Regularly contribute to learning-focused discussions with their children and the teachers

Can use a shared language of learning

Members of the wider school community:

Are informed partners who actively engage in supporting their children’s learning at school

LEARNING STORIES +

Understand what makes a successful learner

VIEW VIDEOS +

Regularly contribute to learning-focused discussions with their children and the teachers

VIEW VIDEOS +

Can use a shared language of learning

VIEW VIDEOS +

Success Criteria

The community values the views of its children and expects them to be confident in discussing their learning needs.