This book offers guidelines for involving staff, parents, and students in school development, with a CD-ROM of reproducibles to customize the program to your own school culture.
Chapter 13: Looking Back (and Forward)
Looking Back (and Forward)
The first year of our work on vision and ethos has certainly born fruit and many practical improvements have been seen both in and around the school. It now has a different feel to that of a year ago with positive comments being received about how safe and calm it is. So it was with a sense of excitement and high expectation that we set about setting our new targets for the following year.
Our first task was to remove targets from our ‘Values Statement Action Tables’ that had been achieved. We also needed to revisit and rationalise ongoing or incomplete targets in a drive to create ‘smarter’ objectives. This made room for wishes that could not be included ...