School Wide Learning Outcomes

Learning at The Sunshine International School is not restricted to the students; we are all part of a learning community and these outcomes should be built into all of our work – teaching, staff development, planning and all other activities.

    Act with integrity:

    • Persevere, with self conviction, confidence and courage as sources of motivation
    • Acquire wisdom to make ethical decisions
    • Possess creativity, curiosity, focus, passion, and a sense of vocation
    • Remain open, teachable, humble, with an ability to follow

Pursue physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being through these practices:

  • Celebrate achievement and remain resilient through failure
  • Maintain a reflective lifestyle that includes time for intellectual, emotional, social, spiritual and physical development
  • Manage complexity and practice self-discipline

While fostering a healthy interpersonal relationship, we:

  • Learn collaboratively, working with diverse individuals in effective teams
  • Identify ourselves with the hopes, dreams, and struggles of those around us
  • Remain flexible and adaptable, able to absorb others' ideas and able to live with ambiguity
  • Bring out the best in others by leading with our own positive example

While equipping ourselves to survive and thrive, we:

  • Create intellectual capital through lifelong exploratory learning in all areas of human endeavour
  • Think critically, actively applying our knowledge and analysing patterns to find solutions
  • Practice and master methods of scientific inquiry and research
  • Communicate effectively to construct and support sophisticated arguments orally, in writing, and using creative forms of expression
  • Utilize technological resources responsibly and with ease

In developing as citizens, we:

  • Maintain a sense of personal responsibility for human welfare
  • Explore and appreciate diverse cultures, languages, religions, and histories and demonstrate tolerance
  • Remain comfortable in multiple environments because of our cross cultural competency
  • Possess and act on a strong sense of social justice and empathy with those less and more privileged than ourselves
  • Understand and seek to preserve our natural environment as good stewards of the earth for future generations