Our student outcomes are modeled after the growth of Jesus Christ as described in Luke 2:52 “And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature and in favor with God and man.” Based on this we have structured our student outcomes in the same four categories; wisdom (academic), stature (physical), favor with God (spiritual) and favor with man (social).
Students of Heritage will receive an education consistent with a Christian worldview and will acquire and demonstrate the skills necessary for lifelong learning.
- Develop critical thinking skills and problem-solving techniques that enhance the ability to form logical conclusions and make informed decisions.
- Demonstrate the organizational skills and discipline necessary for developing effective work habits, whether working individually or in groups.
- Appropriately apply biblical principles and knowledge in all areas of education and life, thus demonstrating an understanding and appreciation of the Bible.
- Read, write, speak and study effectively in English.
- Develop a level of competency in the full range of core and subsidiary subjects that is consistent with their aspirations and potential: English, Math, IT, Social Sciences, Science.
- Develop the skills for and recognize the value of creative self-expression in Music, Visual Arts and Drama.
- Demonstrate the ability to communicate in a language other than English.
- Demonstrate respect, knowledge and understanding of our global world, the influence of current events on the global scene and our duty, ability and capacity to respond to them.
- Develop basic skills for independent and family living.
Students of Heritage will learn to make sound choices concerning their physical well-being and will learn to demonstrate a basic understanding of physical fitness.
- Develop the knowledge, motor and physical skills necessary to participate in everyday life and recreational activities in order to maintain physical health.
- Participate in organized sports and other organized physical activities through curricular or extra-curricular activities.
- Maintain physical health by undergoing routine checkups and practicing good eating, exercise, hygiene, and sleeping habits.
- Articulate the ramifications of lifestyle choices such as nutrition, exercise, and disease risk factors.
III. Favor with God
Students of Heritage will develop a clear understanding of the essential truths of the Christian faith as laid out in the Scriptures, particularly the gospel of Jesus Christ and the transformed life that results from a right relationship with him.
- Understand and experience a personal relationship with God through faith in Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord.
- Recognize that according to scripture, man’s purpose in life is to glorify God, emphasizing the spiritual condition of the heart rather than merely displaying a given set of external actions
- Practice personal disciplines of prayer, bible study, scripture memory, worship, and service that contribute to spiritual growth.
- Develop relationships with spiritual mentors, fellowship with others on a daily basis, and become servant- leaders of their home, church, and community.
- Leave school with a firm foundation to continue as disciples and ambassadors of the kingdom of God.
IV. Favor with Man
Students of Heritage will learn to be emotionally well-balanced and able to relate productively towards others.
- Embrace their uniqueness and biblical basis for their value as individuals fashioned in the image of God.
- Process and express emotions (e.g. anxiety, love, loneliness, anger, disappointment) in a healthy manner.
- Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs, opinions, and concerns of others while holding to biblical and personal convictions.
- Contribute to the well-being of others including respecting their rights and property.
- Demonstrate self-discipline, dependability, commitment, good time management, and a capacity for self-evaluation in completing responsibilities while retaining a healthy life balance.
- Display positive character traits, the ‘Fruits of the Spirit: love, integrity, loyalty, kindness, patience, joy, and self-control.
- Demonstrate appropriate behavior, etiquette and social skills, and dress particularly within a cross-culture, cross-gender and/or cross generational context and according to biblical principles.
- Recognize and develop leadership skills and the ability to resolve conflict appropriately.