Discovery Primary School Aims

 

To enable our pupils to prepare for adulthood whilst enjoying their childhood we aim to:

 

· nurture children within a safe, happy and stimulating school environment

· prepare each child to become a responsible citizen of the future

· teach that courtesy, good manners, respect and consideration for all are important.

· inspire all children to achieve the best they can

 

Our Values

These values have been chosen by ALL Stakeholders at Discovery Primary School.

They are:

· Respect

· Honesty

· Happiness

· Acceptance

· Responsibility

· Friendship

 

We endeavor to provide an appropriate broad, balanced, stimulating and relevant curriculum based upon the requirements of the National Curriculum, in order that the children can:

 

· Communicate clearly and confidently through speaking and to listen attentively and respond appropriately.

· Read fluently, accurately and with understanding, developing emotions and discriminatory skills.

· Write with enthusiasm and interest, demonstrating a knowledge of the basic rules of grammar, a wide vocabulary and familiarity with basic spellings.

· Understand basic computation, solve mathematical problems using basic concepts and be able to apply their mathematical skills in everyday life.

· To use a range of observation, investigational research techniques to develop scientific skills and knowledge.

· To study geographical, historical and social aspects of the local, national and international environment.

· Acquire information from a variety of sources, using a range of research skills and record it appropriately.

· Develop confidence and skills that will enable children to express feelings and knowledge through many art forms including music, movement, drama, art and design.

· Develop agility, physical co-ordination through P.E. and sport whilst promoting the importance of fit, healthy bodies and gaining an understanding of how it works and how to care for it.

· To develop an awareness of self and sensitivity to others, acquire a set of moral values and the confidence to make an oral judgement.

· To acquire an understanding of faiths and beliefs in the main Christianity, and encourage a tolerance of beliefs held by others.

 

 

September 2017