Ruyton Girls School Prospectus 2014 - page 17

As citizensourgirlsareenterprising, creativeandhavea commitment to community
service, sustainabilityandaglobal society.Ourgirlsare inclusiveand compassionate.
Ruyton is committed tobecomingamore sustainable school though involvementwith
theResourceSmart SchoolsProgrammeand theSchoolsEnvironmentTrackingSystem.
Girlsareempowered toact throughmembershipof theGreenTeam in the Junior
School andenvironmentally-focusedactivitiesandeventsareorganised in theSenior
School.We seek topromoteactionwhereour students canmakeadifference in raising
awarenessandactivismboth insideandoutsideRuyton.At Ruyton thevalueof
volunteering inourworld is intrinsic.Ourprogrammeemphasiseseducation,awareness,
support andaction to increaseour students’empathy.By recognisingandunderstanding
hardships facedat a local,national and international level girlsbecomemore
compassionateand inclusive.TheCommunityServiceProgramme commencesat Junior
level and continues through theSenior School.Girlsare involved inavarietyof
activities to support those in the communitywhoare less fortunate. In theSenior
School eachyear level has responsibility foraparticular charitywhich is researched
andpromoted througheachFormgroup.Our JuniorandSeniorgirlsareafforded
opportunities in challengingoutdooractivitieswhich stimulate them toexploreand
expand theirhorizons inpreparation tobecomeactiveglobal citizens.Ruytonalso
hasa comprehensiveexchangeprogrammewith schoolsnationallyand internationally,
andoffers cultural,musicand sporting tours.
Global Citizens
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