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 School Goals 2016

Holy Cross Wooloowin Strategic Renewal Plan 2012-2016

Annual Action Plan 2016

Holy Cross 2016 - Priorities, Goals and Strategic Intentions

Mission and Religious Education
Holy Cross Catholic Primary School shares in the educative and evangelising mission of the church by fostering a dynamic learning community based on the Gospel of Jesus and the living traditions of the Church.
  • Embrace the Year of Mercy in the Religious Life of the School.

  • Participate in the validation of the School's Religious Education Program as a means of quality assurance. We will showcase our RE program in the framework of the BCE's Validation Process.​

Learning and Teaching
Holy Cross Catholic Primary School values learning that is personalised, active and inter-active providing engaging and relevant opportunities for students to demonstrate and apply their knowledge and skills.
  • Using the coaching model, embed a shared understanding of literacy practices (Focus Areas: Spelling and Guided Reading) to provide consistent teaching of literacy at Holy Cross School.

  • Teachers will implement data collection and monitoring tools in line with Holy Cross Schools Procedures and BCE's DELT (Delivering Excellence in Learning & Teaching) Initiative.

  • Continue to build on a teacher expertise in developing assessment tasks which engage learners and allows students to demonstrate their learning at different levels of achievement (3-5 point scale).  

  • Using the coaching model, staff work to develop success criteria and learning intentions in their classrooms, and continue to use student and teacher feedback in their professional practice.  

Professional Practice & Collaborative Relationships
Holy Cross Catholic Primary School is a professional learning community implementing recognised best teaching practice.

  • Audit Understand our professional practices as educators in the context of the Visible Learning Teacher Mind frames (John Hattie).

  • Build collaborative relationships amongst staff through Peer Coaching.

Strategic Resourcing
Holy ​Cross Catholic Primary School endeavours to provide a safe, contemporary environment that is appropriately resourced and maintained.

  • Audit and review the ICT provisions especially in the upper years.

  • Complete the installation of data projectors in all learning spaces in the school.

  • Prepare for the refurbishment of the Administration.

  • Establish the Parent Portal.