The Education Review Office reports allow independent review of all aspects of a school’s operation. The emphasis is always on the teaching and the learning that is happening in the school but there will also be special investigation into areas of national interest for the Ministry of Education.
Context: 18 December 2012
Queen’s High School students learn in a supportive environment with a focus on success for all girls. Some significant initiatives are in place to increase students’ engagement, progress and achievement in their learning. Student success is well celebrated.
The school culture is inclusive, caring and focused on promoting student safety and wellbeing. Teachers know students well. Respect for people, place and learning is a deliberate emphasis. Respectful relationships are very evident. Students told ERO how much they appreciate being part of this school community.
Students at this south Dunedin school come from a range of cultures and backgrounds. The school values this diversity.
Māori students are well supported. School practices increasingly reflect a Māori dimension.
The school offers a wide range of subject choices for the size of its roll. Queen’s High School shares some facilities and learning opportunities with King’s High School next door.