Villanova Junior High School is a learning community that exists to enrich the lives of students by improving student achievement and motivation in a safe, caring, and healthy collaborative learning environment.

Welcome to the Villanova Junior High School Development Website for 2019-20. We are in Year Two of the School Development Cycle. For more information on the School Development Model here in Newfoundland and Labrador please visit the following link:

https://www.ed.gov.nl.ca/edu/k12/development/200910/index.html



Goal 1: To improve student achievement across the curriculum within an inclusive environment.

Objective 1.1: To continue to enhance instructional practice to improve teaching and learning.

Objective 1.2: Further enhance the collation and analysis of achievement data to inform instruction and improve student achievement.

Strategies:

1.1.1 Develop Learning Skills for Generation Next/Deep Learning in classrooms and through a learning commons

1.1.2 Continue implementation of learning block structures in more elementary classrooms and introduce learning blocks in junior high

1.1.3 Continue Restorative Justice practices

1.1.4 Continue to expand teachers and student’s knowledge of formative assessment and the importance of feedback

Strategies:

1.2.1:Continue school wide data practices

1.2.2 : Continue to develop supports to address the needs of at risk students




Goal 2: To continue to foster wellness, respect and safety in a caring and inclusive school environment.

Objective 2.1: To Continue to enhance student and staff physical and mental wellness.

Objective 2.2: Continue to enhance the caring and inclusive culture.

Objective 2.3: Enhance the collaborative culture.

Strategies:

2.1.1 Enhance student physical wellness

2.1.2 Enhance student mental wellness

2.1.3 Enhance staff wellness

Strategies:

2.2.1 Improve the caring and inclusive environment schoolwide

Strategies:

2.3. 1 Encourage and develop student involvement within a collaborative school culture