Director’s Message

The beginning of semester two has been filled with many celebrations and highlights of learning.  Thank you to all of our parents for your active participation in three-way conferences, open houses, and assemblies.  We have celebrated academic successes, success on the sports fields and the diversity in our community. I hope you enjoy reading about these in this Panther Spotlight edition.

Over the last 18 months, we have been collecting feedback from parents, teachers, and students.  We have been engaging in conversations with our Advisory Board and PUE to determine the next steps in QA Sidra’s growth.  This work came as a direct recommendation from our CIS /NEASC accreditation visit that occurred in 2018.

We were delighted to be able to share the draft QA Sidra purpose statement, path to purpose and extended vision at the Directors Parent Forum in February.  At this Forum we received constructive feedback from our parents.

To ensure that all of our community has an opportunity to provide feedback on the draft QA Sidra Purpose, Path to Purpose and Vision we inviting your voices, thoughts, and comments via email.  Please email ksgreen@qasidra.org.

QA Sidra Purpose Statement (Our Why) – DRAFT

Roots to grow and wings to fly

In a dynamic world, we must challenge learners of today to empower them to be the change-makers of tomorrow.

We believe there is a leader in everyone so we prepare our students with a strong sense of self into a life filled with opportunity and meaning.

 

QA Sidra Path to Purpose (Our Promises) – DRAFT

We are a dynamic and responsive learning community that engages and challenges our learners so that they are academically successful.

We inspire and empower our learners so that they are the future change agents for a sustainable world.

Our community of kindness is an inclusive safe haven for all learners so they can build self-confidence to be the best they can be.  We celebrate diversity, creativity and authentic action.

We develop civic responsibility, social engagement, and stewardship by forging strong, positive connections and growth mindsets in our learners.

As diverse, highly qualified and internationally experienced education professionals we are committed to each child’s personal success.  We are united in a passion to challenge and lead learning.

In everything we do, our children’s wellbeing always comes first.

We are more than just a school, we are a family /community.  Welcome to QA Sidra.

Vision (Our Aspiration) – Leading Learning

By leading learning …. our graduates are kind responsible citizens who realise their personal potential and live meaningful lives in service of the wellbeing of humanity.

I look forward to hearing your voices.

In kindness,

Kim Green | Director

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