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

02890 328341


Glenwood Primary School

Caring for Children



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.



  • 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.