Mission Statement and Ethos

Mission Statement and Ethos

VISION FOR ST JOSEPH’S

St Joseph’s Primary School is a Catholic School community where the Board of Governors is firmly committed to promoting the spiritual, academic, social, physical and emotional development of all our children. We seek to create a safe and happy environment informed by our Christian ethos which permeates everything we do. Each child is encouraged to fulfil his/her potential, have a positive self-image, self-confidence, self-respect and respect for others.

AIMS

  • Fostering a love of learning in our children and encouraging them to become lifelong learners.
  • Valuing each child for their unique set of talents and gifts.
  • Delivering a broad and balanced curriculum appropriate to the needs of each child.
  • Maintaining an effective partnership with parents/carers.
  • Promoting the continued professional development of all our staff.
  • Setting and maintaining the highest standards of teaching and learning.
  • Working towards appreciating our shared and diverse cultures and promoting a spirit of co-operation and tolerance within our school, with other schools and with the wider community in order to foster mutual respect and understanding.

GUIDING PRINCIPLES

The staff, pupils, parents and governors of St Joseph’s Primary School are fully committed to the aims of the school and have a strong sense of loyalty to it. Parents and staff work in close partnership to ensure that each child enjoys the best educational experience possible.

  • Our pupils are at the heart of our school community.
  • Parents are valued as active partners in the education of their children.
  • Our staff work hard to create a stimulating learning environment.
  • Our Parish Priest, Fr. Fitzsimons, works closely with the school in the faith development of our children.

We all matter

We all belong

We all do our best

'Today's Pupils, Tomorrow's Citizens'

Jul
01 2019
Holiday
Aug
26 2019
Holiday
Sep
02 2019
Pupils start school
Oct
25 2019
2pm finish for all pupils
Oct
28 2019
Holiday
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St.Joseph's Primary School,
31a Holland Drive,
Ballyhackamore,
Belfast,
BT5 6EH

028 9065 0039


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