"Our aim is to provide quality education in a safe and caring environment."
Every child shall be entitled to enjoy a broad and balanced curriculum that is delivered in a safe and caring environment.
1. In order to achieve quality education the school aims to give children access to the following areas of educational experience within the framework of the National Curriculum:
¨ aesthetic and creative - art, drama and P.E.
¨ linguistic - reading, speaking, listening and writing,
¨ mathematical - numerical, spatial and practical,
¨ scientific - physical and biological,
¨ technological - construction and application,
¨ information handling - using computers and managing data,
¨ social - society and its institutions,
¨ spiritual - understanding the values of school, society and the major religions.
The school will also help pupils:
¨ to prepare for their:
i) next educational stage,
ii) role as adults at home, at work, at leisure and as valuable members of society,
¨ to appreciate their place in the community and in the world at large,
¨ to appreciate and experience some of the range of opportunities available in the world around them,
¨ to foster the development of an enquiring mind.
2 In order to develop a safe and caring environment the school will:
¨ encourage the children to acquire social and co-operative skills,
¨ ensure that each pupil has equal opportunities, regardless of ability, sex, race or creed,
¨ take positive action against any form of bullying,
¨ encourage positive attitudes and a reasoned set of values and beliefs,
¨ help pupils to develop aesthetic qualities of mind, body, spirit, feeling and imagination,
¨ develop an understanding of the concept of respect.