The school runs with a guiding set of general and curriculum aims.

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GENERAL AIMS OF THE SCHOOL:

 

1. To ensure that each pupil is received into a welcoming and secure atmosphere, where he or she will be given an equal opportunity to fulfil his or her true potential, academically, physically, aesthetically, socially, psychologically and spiritually.

2. To ensure that the relationship between the home and the school is such that parents and staff can work together in the interests of the pupil.

3. To ensure that the environment in which the staff work is such that everyone can achieve personal satisfaction from their tasks and that everyone feels personally involved in the development of the school.

CURRICULUM AIMS OF THE SCHOOL:

The school aims to provide a curriculum which is broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated that promotes the spiritual, moral, cultural, mental and physical development of pupils at the school and of society; and prepares pupils for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of adult life. We aim through the National Curriculum in Wales 2000, and beyond to provide every child with equal opportunities to:

• develop his/her basic skills in all National Curriculum subjects offered at the school having due regards to his age, aptitude and ability;

• develop his/her literacy skills by using all forms of language in English and Welsh so that it becomes a purposeful and meaningful means of communication;

• develop his/her numeric skills and understanding of number and mathematical concepts;

• develop an enquiring mind and a scientific approach to problems;

• develop his/her means of self expression through music, drama, art and craft, and physical education;

• develop respect for religious and moral values and to foster an awareness of the needs of others;

• develop an awareness and appreciation of his locality, language, culture, traditions, and physical environment.

• develop an awareness of the need for personal hygiene, good manners and courtesy and safe practices in the school, home and community.