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Vision and Values

Our Guiding Principles

Lumen accipe et imperti
Receive the light and hand it on

Our mission, vision and values provide the framework for school culture, and all planning and decision-making in relation to the core business of the College: the education of our students.

Strategic Goals

We will celebrate learning
We will embrace diversity
We will nurture creativity

Environment

We will encourage innovation
We will optimise our resources
We will promote staff and student wellness

Community

We will foster resilience
We will partner with whānau
We will connect locally, nationally and globally

Our Learning Environment

At Wellington Girls’ College we aim to foster a positive classroom environment. Each student should feel comfortable and valued and be able to achieve to her potential.

Staff and students have to recognise the rights and responsibilities we all share.

  • We have the right to learn and teach without being interrupted.
  • We have the responsibility not to interrupt.
  • We have the right to be treated courteously and respectfully.
  • We have the responsibility to treat others courteously and respectfully.
  • We have the right to work in a safe environment.
  • We have the responsibility not to endanger or bully.
  • We have the right to feel proud of our College.
  • We have the responsibility to act in ways which build a good image.
  • We are all responsible for our own actions and we must all see that the rights of every other person in the school are guaranteed.

Our School Culture

  • Students show respect for others and behave in the classroom in a manner that allows others to learn.
  • Students act responsibly at all times.
  • Respect is shown for the property of others and that of the school.
  • Uniform is worn with pride and respect at all times.
  • Wellington Girls’ College is a Smoke Free Zone.
  • Wellington Girls’ College is a drug free environment.
  • Students come prepared for learning and are not under the influence of alcohol or any other substance
    while at school or at any school function.
  • Appropriate and respectful language is expected.
  • Punctuality to class is expected.
  • Students are expected to be on site and in class unless an alternative arrangement has been made.
  • Appropriate behaviour on all forms of public transport is expected.