Southwood School

Mission Statement


The mission of Southwood is Learning and Discovering Together.


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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