Are the children learning enough?
Are the teachers engaged?
Teachers make an effort to find the right level of challenge
Feedback is more than just grades and naked numerical reports. Helpful comments are given on written work and project evaluations.
Twice a term more comprehensive information about the learning development is given in the school report.
On frequent consultation days and at parent-teacher meetings, teachers communicate with parents and students about their progress.
Students are involved in assembly design and presentation and they participate in class trip organisation.
Within the lessons there is space for self-determination and creative freedom. For certain activities, the instructions do not come from above, but the steps are considered and agreed upon together.
Principles of cooperation are anchored in the school policies and accepted by all.
If the agreements are violated, sanctions are given.
Parents, artists, craftspeople and social workers such as environmental activists, are invited to contribute their experience and knowledge.
They work together in teams, exchange experiences, attend training courses and have their performance evaluated.
The parents support the work of the school through a support bursary foundation.
Regular meeting possibilities are offered for feedback and for receiving advice from the student’s perspective.
Parents are encouraged to talk to other parents or alumni and ask the school management for an interview.
The school management prioritises parent communication and will always organise readily to meet the request.