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TE RM 4 2017 ISSUE 34

STRATA

Here at Strathallan, we focus on the holistic development of students by providing them with opportunities to learn in five key areas:

1. Academics 2. Wellbeing 3. Sport & Activities

We firmly believe in the benefits of providing students with a holistic education with strong core values that underpin everything that we do. The core values of integrity, respect and compassion are such important values and these should guide our interactions with one another at all levels. We will continue to focus on developing a holistic programme with the goal that your children find their passion and have a life-defining experience at Strathallan.

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Leadership & Service

Exposure to a multitude of experiences and challenges will also help students to find their passion. It could be in the classroom, at a sports fixture, on the stage in a production or helping out a local charity.

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Vision & Values

LEARNER Skills & Qualities

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A growing number of schools acknowledge that the key to helping students develop into happy, successful adults is to provide them with a curriculum that focuses on their holistic development as an individual. Focusing on addressing the physical, emotional, relational and intellectual aspects of a child’s development isn’t a new phenomenon and there are a number of leading educationalists who have championed this approach

for many years. The ideals of Kurt Hahn in particular have influenced many educators to promote a holistic, experiential, values-based education.

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The vision of ACG schools has always been to provide students with a challenging academic curriculum, complemented by exceptional pastoral care. However, in recent years there has been a purposeful shift at ACG Strathallan to broadening our curriculum to provide students with a learning programme that nurtures the development of the skills and qualities necessary to not only be successful but to also make a positive difference in the lives of others.

5. Experiential Education

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Holistic education

4. Leadership & Service

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Danny O’Connor

Executive Principal

“I regard it as the foremost task of education to ensure the survival of these qualities: an enterprising curiosity, an undefeatable spirit, tenacity in pursuit, readiness for sensible self denial, and above all, compassion.” – Kurt Hahn

“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all” - Aristotle

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Strata Issue 34  
Strata Issue 34