Advisory is the mainstay of a student’s education at Roseville. It offers guidance, support and encouragement to each student in the individual development of her character and personality. It is a one-on-one meeting, during which a girl and her advisor discuss her current activities and review both accomplishments and opportunities for further improvement. This means of personal growth brings together all the other aspects of education offered in the school with a view to helping the student apply them to herself and as it were, internalize them. It is carried out in collaboration with parents.
Consequently, the advisor meets at least once ever term with the parents of her respective advisees to discuss way of helping her forge ahead in her academics and personal development. The advisor is specially trained to work both with parents and the girls in such a way that she renders this support with the utmost respect, delicacy and professionalism. It is only the context of understanding, confidence and friendship that the advisory system flourishes.
Some of the characteristics that Roseville expects to see in every advisors include:
Topics for advisory chats with students include:
An essential key to full personal development lies in having personalized goals.
These goals need to be appropriate, easy to remember, specific, achievable and able to be evaluated.
And the advisor can help parents:
NORMS OF CONDUCT FOR STUDENTS
The standards of behavior enumerated below serve a guide and a help to students to always act in a way that reflects the education they receive at home and in school. As is expected, these rules are observed by students in a natural and spontaneous way as they go about their normal activities.
Roseville School is not so much interested in a meticulous observance of rules, as in the students’ possession of clear principles and criteria to guide them in their personal conduct and in their relationship with other persons.
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