RIS Values

The school has high expectations of all students both academically and socially.  In addition, all staff actively model and promote our Positive Behaviour System which underpins our school values of Respect, Integrity and Self- Management.

Our Expectations of Pupils:

  • Get involved in learning opportunities
  • Encourage others in their educational pursuits
  • Always do the very best that you can

Visible Learning at RIS

What is visible learning?

“Visible Learning is teachers seeing learning through the eyes of their students, and students seeing themselves as their own teachers” – John Hattie

Rosehill “RACER”

The Rosehill student has the 5 learner attributes:

RESILIENT- We don’t give up

  • I persist with my tasks even when they are tough
  • I see mistakes as part of my learning
  • I try and problem solve independently
  • I can use a range of strategies to get out of the learning pit


ACHIEVING – We make progress

  • I am ambitious and motivated in my learning
  • I create achievable goals because I understand what I need to do
  • I recognize the steps I need to follow to improve my learning
  • I listen and use feedback/feedforward to guide my progress


COLLABORATIVE – We learn together

  • I listen and communicate respectfully
  • I am a co-operative and positive team member
  • I demonstrate ako
  • am accepting of differing viewpoints and show empathy


ENQUIRING – We question to learn

  • I show curiosity
  • I can ask questions to help connect my learning
  • I am an active thinker – thinking about how and why
  • I explore lots of different options to find answers


REFLECTIVE – We know where we are at and where we are going

  • I think about my progress consistently to keep me on track
  • I know how to show evidence of my learning (success criteria)
  • I am honest about how well I am learning
  • I can talk about my achievement and my next learning steps