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AIMS OF THE SCHOOL The school’s motto “Egni a Lwydd” (Success through Endeavour) forms the basis of Ysgol Uwchradd Aberteifi ’s principles, vaiues and ethos. Our guiding principle is for every student to succeed. We believe that success is achieved through hard work, and our aim is to provide high quality education within a broad, balanced, relevant and challenging curriculum which ensures opportunities for all pupils to be successful. These are our main objectives: • To ensure high standards of learning and  teaching in order to fully develop every pupil’s potential and to prepare them for the challenges of the future. • To provide a variety of opportunities and experiences to allow all pupils to develop as confident and successful learners with positive attitudes towards learning that will enable them to become responsible individuals and active members of society. • To respect and nurture all pupils and care for their needs through developing constructive relationships between all individuals who contribute to the life and work of the school. • To develop our pupils’ language skills to enable them to participate fully in a society where both Welsh and English are used as a means of communication. • To encourage pupils to have spiritual and moral values and tolerance of other races, religions and ways of life. • To help pupils to develop lively, enquiring minds, the ability to question and argue rationally, and to solve problems methodically. • To nurture amongst all pupils awareness of and pride in the culture, heritage and traditions of Wales in order to extend their horizons, as well as their knowledge of the relationship between Wales, Europe and the world. We aim to achieve these aims and objectives within the framework of the Young People in Wales Rights to Action Seven Core Aims i.e. that they: • Have a fl ying start in life and the best possible basis for their future growth and development. • Have a comprehensive range of education and learning opportunities including acquisition of essential personal and social skills. • Enjoy the best possible health and are free from abuse, victimisation and exploitation. • Have access to play, leisure, sporting and cultural activities. • Are listened to, treated with respect, and have their race and cultural identity recognised. • Have a safe home and a community which supports physical and emotional wellbeing. • Are not disadvantaged by poverty.

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Learning is one of the most important and exciting things we do in life and at Ysgol Uwchradd Aberteifi we aim to provide a lively and friendly atmosphere where learning can flourish. We strive to develop a desire for learning in our pupils, a desire that will inspire the hearts and minds of our young generation. Our guiding principle is for every pupil to succeed, and we believe that success is achieved through hard work. We also appreciate that learning is a social activity and that teamwork is fundamental. That is why we foster in pupils respect for themselves and others, encouraging co-operation and collaboration. Truly successful education is a partnership between school, pupils, parents and our community, and we aim to develop a future generation who have the self-confi dence to use their talents and skills for their own benefit and that of the community in which they live. We encourage our pupils to be responsible and effective members of our school and local community, and we offer them many opportunities to develop their skills, talents and abilities. We make every effort to offer our pupils the best academic education, pastoral care and moral direction. A wide range of academic and extra-curricular provision encourages pupil engagement and the development of their skills and talents. We aspire to enable pupils to develop their abilities and personal characteristics such as initiative, enthusiasm, leadership, perseverance, tolerance, commitment and self-discipline. A committed team of well qualifi ed teachers, supported by dedicated support staff, promote the values and ethos essential to Ysgol Uwchradd Aberteifi . We research new and innovative ways of teaching and learning that will engage our students so that they achieve the very best standards. We uphold traditional standards of discipline, dress, courtesy and good manners and we provide a supportive and caring environment in which each student can develop self-discipline and self-reliance. We are committed to equipping our pupils for a rapidly changing future by developing in them the ability to be resilient, adaptable and versatile with the skills and abilities vital for success in the 21st century.

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