By connecting to the real world of students’ lives, authentic learning enables students to become lifelong learners who contribute to society and the wider world as active and discerning citizens. Authentic learning is central to our work as Catholic educators because it promotes the continual growth and wellbeing of the whole person — spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, socially and physically.

A school wide pedagogy…

We plan by…

  • using evidence to target student needs
  • incorporating strategies that will cater for all needs and abilities (EALD, G&T, Learning Support, various abilities etc)

We teach by…

  • using experiences that are differentiated to engage and challenge all students
  • using contemporary resources
  • using an experiential and investigative approach
  • valuing student voice

We assess by…

  • using a variety of strategies to enable students to demonstrate their learning
  • using evidence to continually monitor student progress
  • providing timely and explicit performance based feedback