4-22 Upper Riga Street, Belfast, Antrim BT13 3GW

02890 328341

info@glenwood.belfast.ni.sch.uk

Glenwood Primary School

Caring for Children

Aims

AIMS FOR PUPILS

Glenwood Primary School promotes personal development and academic achievement by working with children so that they may:

 

  • Achieve high standards in all external tests and in all other aspects of the curriculum provided
  • Become positively motivated life-long learners
  • Become willing learners and active participants in all curricular activities
  • Develop self-respect and respect for other people and property
  • Be able to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Gain ICT skills which will prepare them for future life
  • Have high self-esteem
  • Learn to the best of their ability
  • Be self-confident and willing to take risks with their learning
  • Make decisions about personal learning targets
  • Make a positive contribution to the school they attend when they leave Glenwood Primary School.

 

SCHOOL AIMS

  • To provide a safe, welcoming, secure and happy stimulating learning environment based on mutual respect.
  • Involve parents in a home-school educational partnership to help them play an active part in their child's education, whilst being supportive of both their child and the aims of the school.
  • To regularly plan for and evaluate classroom learning and to adapt to ongoing changes in education.
  • To provide a broad, balanced and challenging curriculum experience , matched to children's needs.
  • To optimise the learning of each child.
  •  To help children develop self-discipline in their behaviour and work both at home and in school.
  • To motivate children to be self confident and try to succeed and to take risks with their learning.
  • To develop in children independence and a sense of responsibility for themselves and their own learning.
  • To build a positive relationship between the school and the local community.
  • Helping children to have the personal confidence to make appropriate choices.