We believe that people learn best in different ways. At St Paul’s we provide a rich and varied learning environment that allows individuals to develop their skills and abilities to their full potential, building on previous experiences.
We aim to: Enable children to become confident, resourceful, enquiring, independent and happy; Enable children to be self assured and eager to learn; Develop children’s self-esteem and help them build positive relationships with other people; Develop children’s self-respect and encourage children to respect the ideas, attitudes, values and feelings of others; Teach and promote Christian Values and a love of God; Show and encourage respect and tolerance for all cultures and people; Enable children and families to understand their community and help them feel valued as part of this community and contribute to it; Help children grow into polite and honest citizens; Help children to develop into reliable, positive and responsible citizens; Help children to be proud of their achievements, have realistic expectations of themselves and be successful in all that they do; Develop children’s ability to express their feelings in a controlled way; Work with parents as partners in their child’s learning; Identify any possible barriers to learning and work to remove those barriers.
Ethos and Values
At St Paul’s we expect there to be a happy, caring and purposeful atmosphere where people are kind, polite and tolerant. The staff work hard to provide enjoyable, challenging and clearly structured learning tasks and consequently the children are expected to listen carefully, respond positively and work to the best of their ability. We pride ourselves on our inclusivity and knowledge of every child as an individual. We place a strong emphasis upon helping others, sharing skills and caring for our environment, both inside and around school as well as in the outside world.