Intent, values, purpose, mission statements, key performance indicators, aspirations are now vital aspects of any self-respecting organisation. Mrs Pauline Harvey-Short, Dean of School, unpacks the creation and impact of student leaders’ mottos.
Ms Maggi Gunn, Dean of Co-curriculum, links the development of entrepreneurial traits to the Co-curriculum and encourages participation in co-curricular activities to identify passions and to develop new perspectives, tenacity, grit, flexibility, confidence, empathy and an ability to rebound from failure.
Mrs Kristine Cooke, Director of Information Services, believes that whilst libraries offer structure, surety, and stability, there must be a balance with the more ‘chaotic’ side by providing challenge and transporting students beyond the expected.
Mr Stephen Woods, Director of English, argues that the job of pedantically insisting on verbal correctness is a responsibility which we should all share.