Mortlake P-12 College builds the capacity of Practice Excellence (Excellence in teaching & learning, curriculum planning & assessment) by providing high levels of academic, social & emotional learning for all our students. This involves close collaboration between staff, the development of Individual Learning Plans/snapshots and understanding and teaching to each student’s Zone of Proximal Development. The School focus is on ensuring learning is personalized and reflects a deep knowledge of the students’ capabilities.
Key teaching & learning focus areas include:
Cycles of Inquiry conducted for students each term that develop deeper intervention and learning goal strategies
PLC (Professional Learning Communities)At Mortlake P-12 College we operate as a Professional Learning Community, where all teachers work collaboratively to achieve better outcomes for all of our students.
The three Big Ideas of a Professional Learning Community are:
1. A Focus on Learning
2. A Culture of Collaboration
3. A Focus on Results