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St John's Primary School, Moy
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Mission Statement and Aims

Mission Statement

In St. John’s Primary School, we aim to create a happy, calm and caring environment, where each child will be encouraged to reach their true potential and experience success in their learning and development.

Central to the creation of this environment is a commitment to the Catholic ethos which permeates all aspects of school life. It reflects the values, attitudes, beliefs and practices of our Catholic Faith and recognises the value and worth of each child through the development of self-respect and understanding.

We aim to establish a community wherein pupils, teachers, parents, support staff and Board of Governors enjoy a sense of belonging and have an important part to play. In St. John’s we strive to ensure that every child will ‘Learn to love and love to learn.'

Core Values

In St. John’s P.S. the core values underpin all learning:

  • Love of Learning
  • Respect for each other
  • Achievement
  • Enjoyment
  • Creativity
  • Catholic Ethos
  • Honesty
  • High Expectations
  • Respect for our Environment

Aims of Our School

Providing an excellent education is our highest priority and by implementing the content and skills of the 'Northern Ireland Curriculum' we aim to:

  1. Promote a safe, inclusive, happy and engaging environment conducive to all learning styles.
  2. Foster caring attitudes which promote and guide to independence, self-respect, self-esteem, self-discipline, confidence, courtesy, good manners and respect for everyone.
  3. Provide high standards of pastoral care and child protection in every aspect of school life.
  4. Develop enquiring minds which have the ability to question and make informed decisions.
  5. Foster a desire to learn and achieve success.
  6. Provide our pupils with the essential life skills so they can become contributing members of society.
  7. Work in partnership with the parents, the parish and the local community.
  8. Develop an understanding of the world we live in, of the interdependence of people, and respect for other religious beliefs.
  9. Encourage the Catholic ethos of the school so that the moral and religious development of each child is fully realised.
  10. Provide equality of opportunity for all stake holders to participate in discussions and decision making in school life.