St Bernadette’s Primary
Draft School Vision, values, aims and Curriculum Rationale
HAPPY to Learn –
You are the future
Every child will be supported, nurtured and challenged on their learning journey in our pursuit of excellence and equity.
Love, Faith, Forgiveness, Self-Discipline, Integrity
St Bernadette’s is a nurturing and growth mindset school. Our curriculum will offer pupils opportunities to develop core knowledge and skills in literacy, numeracy and maths. Health and well- being and Religious Education will be central to the work, life and values of our Catholic school.
All of this will be set within the wider curriculum which will give opportunities for developing skills for learning, life and work. Strategic planning will ensure all children participate in progressive learning in expressive arts, science, technologies and social studies. The use of digital learning, ICT and learning for sustainability will be intrinsic to all planning. Children will learn in an inclusive ethos whilst developing knowledge, understanding and respect for other cultures.
We aim to ensure equity and achieve excellence for children in a happy, stimulating and safe environment.
We aim to work in partnership with the whole school community to provide all pupils with opportunities to experience success in their learning, to enable them to become successful learners, confident individuals, responsible citizens and effective contributors. Everyone will be valued as an individual and nurtured to develop their whole person.
We aim to provide a curriculum for excellence offering a wide range of experiences, setting high standards of learning and teaching and celebrating achievement.
We aim to achieve highly effective management of staff, resources and finance to maximize the benefits to the school as a whole.
We aim to develop and facilitate leadership at all levels to ensure continuous progression and achievement in line with our shared vision.
We aim to strive for continuous improvement through vigorous and effective self-evaluation to ensure equity and achieve excellence in all areas.