The school is a non-government school in a provincial setting. The teachers involved in the planning meeting teach Year 5 classes of between 20 and 25 students. The teachers meet weekly to evaluate and plan their mathematics program together. They are implementing a new program this year, which features an inquiry methodology with central ideas explored by students, through structured, authentic learning experiences. The collaborative planning meetings are based upon Essential Agreements with enhancing student learning and teacher professionalism as the focus.