The school aims to encourage each child to work to the best of his/her ability throughout and attain the highest standards of which he/she is capable. In a happy, caring and stimulating environment we aim to develop a sense of self-respect and independence, which will encourage confident learners ready to meet problems posed in challenging work.
We want children to be able to:
read fluently and accurately with understanding, discrimination and enjoyment
communicate clearly and confidently in speech and writing in ways appropriate to various occasions and purposes
write legibly and neatly with satisfactory standards of spelling, syntax punctuation and usage
apply mathematical skills and concepts in a variety of ways
know how to acquire information from various sources and record findings in a variety of ways
show a first hand understanding of the application of technology in appropriate settings
work in collaboration with others to investigate, interpret and solve problems
know basic scientific concepts and to observe, clarify, hypothesise, predict and interpret information with curiosity, perseverance and open-mindedness
use a range of creative arts and crafts as a means of expression
possess a degree of agility and physical co-ordination leading to confidence in a range of physical activities
know some geographical, historical and social aspects of the local environment and national heritage and to be aware of other times and places
to have an appreciation of beautiful things made by a caring God.