Aims and Values
- Our school will provide a happy, secure and stimulating environment where everyone will be inspired to do their best.
- Our pupils will be guided towards a loving relationship with God, through example, prayer and the teachings of Christ.
- Our pupils will be competent, independent lifelong learners, with high self-esteem.
- Our pupils will be confident and caring in their relationships with others in the school, and with the community at large.
- Our pupils will be creative and critical thinkers who will be able to respond positively and enthusiastically to the challenges of our ever-changing world.
- Our pupils will have a desire to contribute positively to society and to take responsibility for each other and the environment.
Values and Ethos
Child support and development
- To value each member of our school family.
- To create in each member an awareness of his/her Christian dignity.
- To provide a curriculum which will prepare pupils for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of life, recognising the pupils as individuals so that they may reach their full potential.
- To recognise the curriculum, in its content and delivery, reflects the fact that Jesus Christ is the foundation of the whole educational enterprise.
- To foster, develop and sustain faith, hope and love of God through a broad curriculum based on the Gospel.
Communications and relationships
To build a school family based on mutual respect and support for all its members, whereby each is valued as a child of God.
To encourage and maintain a mutual openness in communications between all members of the school community whilst maintaining proper respect for each other.
The school in community
- To promote a sense of responsibility based on Gospel values, developing into an appreciation for the needs of others at home, in school, parish and community, local and worldwide.
- To initiate an awareness of other peoples beliefs and forms of worship.
Worship of God
- To encourage children towards the knowledge and love of God, leading to a desire to pray.
- To provide opportunities through devotional and liturgical celebrations which lead to the supreme act of worship; ‘The Mass’