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Cardinal Newman Catholic Primary School

Lead Kindly Light, Lead Thou Me On

Xavier Education Trust

Aims of the School

In order to fulfil our mission we aim:

  • To lead the children to a deeper knowledge and understanding of the Catholic faith
  • To guide and foster the growth in faith of each individual involved in the school community
  • To make prayer, worship and the liturgy both meaningful and relevant experiences for all
  • To have high expectations of achievement and attainment for all children set within the context of a happy and caring school community
  • To ensure the provision of a creative curriculum that is broad and balanced reflecting the learning styles and needs of individual pupils
  • To provide equal opportunities in all aspects of school life, regardless of race, gender, ethnicity or religion
  • To ensure that the life and curriculum of the school celebrates and respects the differing ethnic and cultural backgrounds present in the school and in society
  • To foster a culture of respect with high expectations for standards of behaviour and courtesy
  • To create a calm, disciplined and positive atmosphere where praise and reward enhance the children’s confidence and self-esteem
  • To value all within the school community; recognising their contributions and fostering their personal development
  • To support parents in fulfilling their responsibilities towards the social, spiritual and educational development of their children
  • To establish and maintain effective communication between home and school
  • To provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere for parents and visitors ensuring that they are treated with courtesy and respect by all members of the school community