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Our Mission Statement, Vision and Aims for Gnoll Primary

We are delighted to share with you our new and updated vision and mission statement for Gnoll Primary School. In developing these, we have worked collaboratively on our ‘Vision Review Day’ to gather ideas and opinions from children, staff, governors, parents and carers as well as members of our community. As an ever evolving school, with the exciting opportunities through the new curriculum, we will continue to strive to build a vision that provides excellence for our children and families.

Our Mission Statement is;

Together we Nurture, Inspire and Achieve

Gyda’n gilydd rydym yn Meithrin, Ysbardoli a Chyflawni

Our Vision is;

Our vision, at Gnoll Primary School, is for everyone to thrive as part of a happy, ambitious, inclusive community where we are all encouraged and nurtured to achieve our very best.

Commitment towards building a community where we will be empowered to change our own lives and the lives of those around us.

Opportunities to develop a sense of value; gain experiences, skills and knowledge; as well as fostering confidence, resilience and empathy are created.

Mutual respect, trust and support is paramount. We celebrate diversity, encourage inclusion for all and develop collaborative skills to enable effective contributions to our local community and the wider world.

Making memories in an environment which enables us to become confident, curious and inquisitive learners.

Understanding new concepts that will capture our interests and stimulate our imaginations; developing ownership and decision making, equipping us with the knowledge , skills and dispositions for future challenges as lifelong learners.

Nurture and wellbeing is at the heart of our school. We are committed to creating a safe, happy and caring learning environment where we support each other to thrive and succeed.

Involvement of parents, carers, staff, governors and the wider school community to become actively involved in our lives and learning, encouraging us to be ambitious and aim for future successes which will, in turn, help to shape and strengthen our community.

Through excellent teaching, we will deliver an inspiring curriculum tailored to provide opportunities to develop skills and explore concepts which are empowered to become motivated learners who will discover and build on our interests whilst fostering a sense of pride in our Welsh heritage.

Young people have opportunities to engage with contemporary issues and link with their community and the wider world, becoming aware of our rights and the rights of others.

School Aims

Our aim at Gnoll Primary is to aspire to develop the whole child in order to achieve their full potential, to participate in wider community and develop transferable skills enabling them to become successful citizens.

At Gnoll Primary School, we aim to

  • provide a school ethos where each child feels valued, respected and proud of themselves, their school and their local community
  • Work towards the four purposes developing our children as ethically, informed citizens who are ambitious capable learners, that are healthy, confident individuals who can be enterprising, creative contributors
  • encourage children to develop a hunger for and enthusiasm of learning through a lively, enquiring mind and develop in each child, self-confidence, self-esteem, a positive attitude and a love for learning which will stay with him/her forever .
  • encourage and develop independence of learning and to help pupils acquire knowledge, skills and values relevant to future life
  • ensure that all pupils experience high quality and purposeful teaching and learning – encouraging and enabling all pupils to achieve their potential.
  • ensure that all pupils have access to high quality resources and expertise. These will be provided within an interactive environment that encourages fun, creativity, respect and enjoyment
  • work in partnership with parents, carers, governors and other professionals to provide support, guidance and training through clear information on all aspects of school life and targets for self-improvement
  • to provide a caring, secure and ordered environment where all can work and play with confidence.  We strive to achieve this by ensuring school rules and polices are correctly adhered to. Communicating and acting upon risks and hazards in the environment and making necessary improvements where appropriate.
  • achieve a partnership with parents and carers in the education of their children through providing parents with clear information on all aspects of school life, and in particular targets for self-improvement.
  • promote the use of the bilingualism in order that it becomes a natural part of daily school life foster the child’s integrity, by spiritual awareness, so that the child recognises certain principles of moral behaviour and shows respect for all racial and cultural backgrounds
  • actively seek to raise all standards and be part of an ongoing self-evaluation process