David Street School

David Street School

OUR MOTTO 
KIA MAIA - HAVE COURAGE

Our motto is about having the courage to grow tall and strong as a whole person.It is about making the right decisions and taking personal responsibility for our actions. It is about having the courage to walk each day under the umbrella of our Mission, Vision and Values.



SCHOOL VISION AND VALUES

Our values provide the base for very clear and empowering expectations for everything we do in all areas of school lifeā€¦. and hopefully,for life beyond David Street School. 
They are simple so that we can remember them,  and we all learn to understand what they mean for each one of us.

Our Vision
A Community of Courageous Learners


Learner Qualities

INVESTIGATOR 
 Asks questions, makes connections, selects the right tools, and solves problems.
COMMUNICATOR 
Chooses the best ways to listen ad contribute in consideration of the purpose and audience.
CREATOR 
Applies their knowledge to think outside the box, discovers new solutions to the
question 'why?'
SELF AWARE 
Positive in their own identity, takes risks, is motivated, resourceful, and resilient.
TEAM PLAYER 
Relates well to others, values differences, and collaborates in the best interests of everyone.

Our Core Values

Honesty 
Being truthful in all things, including yourself
Respect
Shows courtesy, appreciation and empathy for all people.
Curiosity 
Loves to question and find answers about ourselves and the universe beyond 
Responsibility 
Is accountable for ones own learning and actions. 
Excellence 
Aims high and perseveres in the face of difficulties.