Ruyton Girls School Prospectus 2014 - page 15

As individualsourgirlsare confident, resourceful and resilient.
InsideRuyton
we focuson thewellbeingofourgirls.Ruyton isahappy schoolwhere
girlsand staff respect the right towork ina safeandhealthyenvironment andwhere
there isopen communication.Aspart of thePersonalDevelopment Programme
we involve classroom teachers,Year Level Co-ordinators, theHeadsofboth Juniorand
SeniorSchools,anddedicated JuniorandSeniorSchool counsellors.Positive relationships
arepromotedacrossyear levelswithin theEarly LearningCentre,and the Juniorand
Senior Schools towidenour students’senseof responsibilityand community.Through
ourprogrammeofpersonal developmentwe seek tonurtureourgirls’confidenceand
self-esteem tohelp them towardsgreater fulfilment.
From the timeourgirlsenterRuyton’sEarly Learningwe seek toaffirm their
individuality.Wehavea strongprogrammeofpeermentoringand leadershipacross
theSchoolwhichassists thegirls in theirdevelopment as inclusiveand resilient
individuals.Both in curriculumand co-curricularactivitiesgirlshave theopportunity
to learnandgrowaspart of thisprogramme.Weareable to support a smoothpassage
fromEarly Learning to the Junior andSenior Schools throughour transitionand
orientationprogrammes.Ourgirlsparticipate inValuesprogrammesacross theSchool
whichexploreethical behaviour.Ruyton’svaluesare respect, compassion, responsibility,
integrity, inclusiveness, service,honestyand fairness.
Girlsareplaced inoneof fourHouseson theirarrival at Ruyton–Anderson,Bromby,
Daniell or Lascelles–anda senseofpridedevelops through interactionacrossall year
levels.During theyear thereare swimmingandathletics carnivals,andpublic speaking
andperformingartseventsbetween theHouses.Thisencouragesa spirit of friendly
competitionand teamwork,andprovidesopportunities for leadershipandmentoring.
PersonalDevelopment
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