OUR AIMS AND OBJECTIVE

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Philosophy

Our school philosophy provides an overall framework for general and more specific whole school aims and is the foundation from which all aspects of our school community develop.

  • To create high standards of learning experiences for all children by providing access to all areas of the N.I. Curriculum

  • To create a lively and stimulating learning environment that is exciting today, as well as a preparation for the future

  • To create a caring, secure environment so that all in school feel a sense of worth

  • To develop a caring attitude for the environment

  • To form a partnership with parents

  • To establish a positive place for the school within the community

  • To create a feel-good factor, so that each feels good about themselves, about what they do, and about the school

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Aims And Objectives

Our whole school aims for stress:

  • Continuity and progression

  • Balance

  • Recognition of the individual

  • Variety of experiences, skills, attitudes, concepts, and knowledge to fully develop each child’s potential

To enhance self-esteem and the ability to value each person’s own worth through a happy, caring, enriching, and secure environment.

  • To develop an awareness of self and self-confidence

  • To improve sensitivity to others

  • To develop self-discipline

  • To build self-esteem

  • To establish acceptable behavior

  • To strengthen cooperation

To promote the natural curiosity that children exhibit about themselves and their world, and use their interest to foster positive attitudes to learning.

  • To develop an enquiring mind

  • To be able to make reasoned judgments and choices

  • To establish independent thought

  • To develop perseverance

  • To be able to identify problems, investigate, and find solutions

  • To be able to plan independent work and organize their own time

  • To encourage creative thinking

  • To learn how to acquire information from various sources and record this in a variety of ways

  • To be able to communicate ideas and information in a variety of ways for different occasions and purpose

To develop each to his/her potential by offering a wide range of high-quality experiences.

  • To provide differentiated learning to meet individual needs

  • To ensure equal opportunity for all

  • To extend own talents and interests

  • To develop children as autonomous learners

To create social awareness, group responsibility, and empathy through the social context of learning.

  • To enjoy the same experiences regardless of sex, race religion, or color

  • To be sensitive to the needs of others

  • To develop a set of beliefs and values

  • To establish the confidence to make and hold moral judgments

  • To build respect for religious and moral values of other religions, races, and ways of life

To provide first-hand experiences which enable children to acquire concepts and skills which will help them to understand themselves, their culture, and the world in which they live.

  • To develop a questioning attitude towards the environment

  • To build respect and care for themselves, their environment, and the broader environment of the world

  • To understand the growth and development of society, including local and national heritage

  • To develop an understanding and appreciation of the world in which we live

  • To be aware of other times and other places

To promote children’s imagination and creativity by offering a wide range of experiences.

  • To develop the skills to use music, drama, P.E., and art as a means of expression

  • To improve the ability to express feelings through creative and expressive studies

To promote a health-conscious environment.

  • To understand the importance of health, hygiene, and safety

  • To involve children in regular exercise

To develop positive relationships between home, school, and the community.

  • To involve parents in their child’s learning

  • To develop a partnership between home and school

  • To establish a connection between the school and the community

  • To include parents in school life

  • To create links with other agencies

  • To develop relationships with other schools and education groups

To provide a broad, balanced, and differentiated curriculum for all children in keeping with the requirements of the Education Reform Order.

  • To provide a variety of differentiated experiences to support the above

  • To provide a balance of core and contributory subjects

  • To develop policies and schemes of work for all areas of the curriculum, focus, contributory and cross-curricular.

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