Ferndale Primary School Aims The aims at Ferndale Primary School are the same for all pupils. Within a caring, positive, disciplined and safe environment and in partnership with parents and governors the school seeks:
To be aware that each child is unique and as such has individual needs.
To promote and encourage a positive self image, confidence and zest for life in all children.
To ensure that quality of opportunity is available to all children irrespective of gender, religion, ethnic origin, family circumstances and differing physical abilities.
To involve all children in developing understanding, co-operation and cultural awareness and to instil a sense of justice and fair play in the minds of all pupils.
To provide a quality of education which encourages all children to reach the highest possible standards.
To provide opportunities for the intellectual, moral, spiritual, physical, creative and social development to the highest level possible for all children.
In meeting the needs of the National Curriculum, to provide a broad, balanced and relevant education, suited to the needs of individual children.
To develop and extend the concepts, skills, attitudes and knowledge necessary for children’s transition to secondary school and the adult world.
To encourage and active partnership between the school and parents and to promote a dialogue between school and parents concerning all aspects of children’s educational wellbeing.