They develop the CESA Key Capabilities of being:
McAuley Community School places each learner at the centre of all we do. We do this by:
At McAuley Community School, we acknowledge that learners go through different stages of physical and psychological development as they grow.
These stages of development are important to be understood, considered and integrated into a learner-focused environment to ensure learners are assisted through developmentally appropriate content and strategies.
For this reason, McAuley Community School uses a developmental scaffold to support educators to plan developmentally appropriate learning opportunities. This scaffold highlights strategies, contexts and approaches to learning that are relevant to learners’ developmental stages.
Learning Neighbourhood timetables are responsive to the needs of each learner.
Educators come together to plan and design the timetables. They ensure the needs of each learner are clearly understood and considered and that the timetables support learners with their learning goals.
The timetables consider:
The timetables are reviewed regularly time to ensure they are meeting the learning needs of each learner.
See here for an example of a Learning Timetable.
McAuley Community School is committed to ensuring that when learners graduate, they will possess and display the following qualities: