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.

Aims and Objectives

Our whole school aims stress

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 develop sensitivity to others

To develop self-discipline

To develop self-esteem

To develop acceptable behaviour

To develop cooperation

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

To develop an enquiring mind

To be able to make reasoned judgements and choices

To develop independent thought

To be able to identify problems, investigate and find solutions

To encourage creative thinking

To learn how to acquire information from various sources

 

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

To provide differentiated learning to meet individual needs

To provide equal opportunity for all

To develop children as autonomous learners

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

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

To develop a set of beliefs and values

To develop confidence to make and hold moral judgements

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 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 develop 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 promote a health conscious environment.

To understand the importance of health, hygiene and safety

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

To involve parents in their child’s learning

To develop a partnership between school and the community

To develop links with other schools and education  

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, core,

contributory and  cross curricular .