Southwood School

Mission Statement


The mission of Southwood is to facilitate excellent education and equip students to become respectful citizen and independent, critical thinkers.


We believe that the best way for achieving our mission is to function as a professional learning community.  We envision a school in which staff:

  • Work together-interdependently in collaborative teams towards a common purpose/SMART goal
  • Create a safe positive learning environment
  • Model learning
  • Build trusting relationships where people feel they can take risks and explore different ideas/strategies
  • Create a peaceful, problem solving environment


Collective Committments

In order to fulfill the shared mission and vision of our schools, Southwood unit has made the following commitments:

  • I will be a positive, contributing member of my collaborative team (Grade group and school team)
  • I will commit to high standards of teaching
  • Actively engage in professional development
  • Take risks and explore new strategies that will enhance learning and inspire students
  • Celebrate learning!





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