Always Learning in all Ways
Our learning community is firmly grounded in a vision that has children at the centre, embracing the core capacities of Curriculum for Excellence and the key values that promote success and achievement.
Our vision is to provide a stimulating, engaging and supportive learning environment. The individual needs of every learner will be recognised where they will achieve their potential through an environment which is healthy, happy, caring and inclusive. This will allow learners to develop the transferable skills and ambition to contribute in an ever changing society. By working together with parents and the wider community we will encourage all learners to develop a love of learning.
Our school community has a core set of values;
- Building Confidence
We are committed to the philosophy of continuous improvement of every aspect of the school’s work and life. Our School Improvement Plan outlines the priorities for development and gives specific details of targets and strategies set. It is firmly placed within and informed by the National Improvement Framework, the local authority attainment challenge priorities and the Scottish Government’s delivery plan for Scottish education.
To provide a curriculum which reflects the 7 principles of curriculum design.
To promote the belief that all of our pupils can achieve success through becoming successful learners, confident individuals, responsible citizens and effective contributors.
- LEARNING AND TEACHING
To provide high quality teaching, which meets learners needs to motivate and maximise their progress. To keep parents informed of learners progress and to foster a positive attitude towards life long learning.
- SUPPORT FOR PUPILS
To provide a school environment where children can be safe, appropriately supported and happy.
To promote high expectations which are based within the vision and values of the school.
To provide a well resourced, organised and welcoming school; to support staff to be motivated and engaged in continuing professional development in order to deliver sector leading practice; to ensure sound and transparent financial management of the school.
- MANAGEMENT, LEADERSHIP AND QUALITY ASSURANCE
To promote continuous improvement of service through self-evaluation; to provide good leadership, management and quality assurance; to provide clear and practical school aims and policies.
- HEALTH AND WELLBEING
To promote active and healthy lifestyles.