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Mission Statement, Core Values and Statement of Principles

 

Loanends Primary School has regard for the UNCRC.  Article 29 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) underlines our school vision.

 

“Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full.  It must encourage the child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures and the environment.” (goals of education, Article 29) 

Mission Statement:

“We actively strive to provide a caring and safe learning environment, where every child matters and is respected.  Our passion is to nurture and empower our pupils to achieve their true potential, with the support of a highly dedicated and professional staff team.”

 

Core Values:

 

The principles of this policy are based around the following values which we endeavour to adopt at all times: As a whole school, we are…

  • Achieving
  • Child-Centred
  • Caring
  • Dedicated
  • Inclusive
  • Respectful
  • Supportive
  • Safe

These values, together with the UNCRC, underpin every policy document and are central to the ethos of the school.

 

Statement of Principles

 

The Staff and Governors of Loanends Primary School believe that:

  • The core values are the basis upon which we promote and encourage positive behaviour from all members of the school community.
  • Positive Behaviour will be celebrated, and sanctions applies appropriately for all unacceptable behaviours in the interests of safety, respect and well-being of the whole school community. (UNCRC Articles 13, 19 and 24) (Safe) (Respect)
  • All staff and pupils have the right to high quality teaching and learning, which is part of a lifelong process.  We will strive to ensure that standards of behaviour are such that this can be achieved. (UNCRC Articles 6 and 28) (Safe, Inclusive, Dedicated, Achieving)
  • All members of the school community should endeavour to be considerate towards the learning needs of each individual and supportive of the school as a progressive, high achieving, learning community. (UNCRC Article 14)(Respect, Caring, Dedicated, Inclusive, Child-Centred, Achieving)
  • All members of the school community will have the opportunity to have their views listened and responded to.(UNCRC Article 13) (Respect, Supportive)
  • All members of the school community should endeavour to understand and accept the principles upon which the Behaviour Policy is built and should strive for commitment and adherence to all school policies. (UNCRC Articles 15, 23 and 42) (Dedicated, Respectful)
  • All school staff should aim to model positive behaviour and promote it through the active development of pupils’ social and emotional behaviour skills. (UNCRC Articles 6, 19 and 28) (Caring, Dedicated)
  • Everyone within the Loanends School family should endeavour to be positive ambassadors for the school at all times and in all places.  (UNCRC Articles 29 and 31) (Dedicated, Respectful
  • The ideas and principles of the policy are open to regular review in order to stay relevant and in keeping with the changing demands of the school environment. (UNCRC Article 3) (Progressive)
  • All school staff should aim to model positive behaviour and promote it through the active development of pupils’ social and emotional behaviour skills. (UNCRC Articles 6, 19 and 28) (Caring, Dedicated)
  • Everyone within the Loanends School Community should endeavour to be positive ambassadors for the school at all times and in all places.  (UNCRC Articles 29 and 31) (Dedicated, Respectful)
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