School Curriculum

Incorporated within the school aim are the aims of the Revised Northern Ireland Curriculum; 

  • The Revised Northern Curriculum aims to empower young people to develop their potential and to make informed and responsible choices and decisions throughout their lives.
  • The school will seek to develop each young person as an individual, as a contributor to society, the economy and the environment.

Areas of Learning

The Revised Curriculum consists of the following areas of learning:

  • The Arts
  • Language and Literacy
  • Mathematics and Numeracy
  • Personal Development and Mutual Understanding
  • Physical Education
  • The World Around Us
  • Religious Education

In each of the seven areas of learning, staff will promote children’s abilities and confidence in using the cross-curricular skills of

  • Communication
  • Using Mathematics
  • Using ICT

All subjects are compulsory although parents may exercise their right to withdraw their child from RE classes

Aims

Our School Aims

  • To ensure equality of opportunity for all children in all aspects of school life, valuing them as individuals and encouraging mutual respect and co-operation.
  • To offer a curriculum that motivates pupils and enables them to experience success and builds on existing concepts, skills and understanding.
  • To develop pupils’ positive self image, confidence and independence
  • To develop in all our pupils an increasing responsibility for their own learning by stimulating their interest and sense of enquiry with which to acquire knowledge and skills for now and in the future.
  • To provide a caring, stimulating, secure learning environment in which every child can reach their potential as an individual, socially, emotionally, intellectually and physically.
  • To develop the school as a community and create a supportive environment in which children, staff, governors, parents and the wider community work together and are able to reach their potential.