Aims of Our School

Our Lady of Good Help Catholic Primary School sets out to develop confident, caring, inquiring individuals prepared for the future. This vision should be achieved through equality of opportunity, through everyone realising their full potential in a purposeful and happy environment that offers varied, relevant, interesting experiences, and by pursuing excellence at all levels and in all spheres. As such we proclaim certain values to be the cornerstones to the educational opportunities that we deliver.

Mission Statement:

Like Our Lady, we live wisely, think deeply and love generously in Christ.

Gospel Aims

  • To encourage the children to have respect and love for themselves and other people.
  • To provide positive role models based on Gospel values.

Educational Aims

  • To provide a broad, balanced and inspiring curriculum for children to reach their full potential
  • To promote positive attitudes through praise and encouragement.
  • To provide opportunities to develop personal creativity and enquiry.

Community Aims

  • To encourage good relationships with one another in all aspects of school life
  • To develop an understanding of their role and responsibilities within their local community.
  • To continually educate ourselves and the children to cherish all of our world and its peoples.

Key Values

  • There are certain key values which underpin our vision for the school and which prescribe our actions and they are:

Justice:

Everything that we do and respond to must be fair and even to all

Self-esteem:

The greater the individual feels about themselves, the harder they will strive to succeed

Honesty:

Lead our children forward and expect them to behave in an honest, open way

Integrity:

Always expect the children to be proud of their achievements

Compassion:

To support those who are less fortunate in life is vitally important

Respect:

Always give others the respect that they deserve

Equality:

Treat every individual in our society with the same opportunity for advancement and care

Positivity:

Always praise the positive actions of each and every person

Individuality:

Act in a responsible manner in society

Our school community includes children, staff, parents, governors and parish community