Guiding Beliefs

  • We believe that Gordon School should provide an environment that is ‘needs satisfying’ for all the people who work here.
  • We believe that Gordon School should be a safe, pleasant and clean place where people cooperate, are respectful, friendly, kind and courteous; where we can feel good about ourselves and where all have equal rights, privileges and responsibilities.
  • We believe that all who work at Gordon should have a say in what is learned in an atmosphere of open communication that leads to: meaningful relationships; useful and satisfying work; an understanding of what quality is; and, finally, an ability to self-evaluate.
  • We believe that all who work at Gordon School can and should make choices about what and how they learn and exercise the responsibility that goes with making choices without interfering with the ability of others to make choices.
  • We believe that Gordon should be a place where people enjoy spending their time; where we can take pleasure in the company of others; where we can learn, be creative and challenge ourselves mentally and physically.