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Our school

Grand Avenue State School is a large metropolitan primary school located in the fast growing western corridor of Brisbane. The school is organised in year levels in which teaching teams take responsibility for common planning, assessment, moderation and reporting processes. 

Grand Avenue State School offers a modern, relevant curriculum where planning, assessment and reporting alignment focuses learning goals and quality. The elements of the Queensland Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Framework are embedded in the school’s tracking and learning processes.

Vision

The Grand Avenue State School community strives to be a learning environment where students can achieve their potential and become valued members of the society.

Elaboration - The vision is a clear statement that articulates:

  • Our core business is learning.
  • Our focus is on students – students are the purpose for the school’s being.
  • We are goal orientated – students are to achieve their potentials and become valued members of society.

The vision defines our school’s purpose and our commitment to a shared future. It unites all members of the school community – students, parents and staff.

Values

The key values are the foundations that drive the Grand Avenue school vision. They underpin the relationships between students, staff, parents and the community.

Elaboration – The key values are beliefs or attitudes about which we are passionate. They are the foundation upon which our behaviour is based. The recognition that we give to our values defines our sense of belonging and the respect that we have for one another and our learning community.

At Grand Avenue State School, we value:

  • Quality Relationships – this is reflected in the respect, care and compassion we have for each other.
  • High Achievement – this is reflected in us individually doing our best and taking personal responsibility for our own learning.
  • Meaningful Communication – this is reflected in our desire to understand each other and be an inclusive community where everyone enjoys a sense of belonging.  Integrity features in all interactions with one another.

The key values are small words with enormous implications and power. All members of our learning community are invited to embrace our vision and adopt our key values as we build a bigger and better future for all students.