My Vision That All Children Will Make Outstanding Progress At Revel

1087 Words Feb 19th, 2015 null Page
It is integral to my vision that all children will make outstanding progress at Revel. In my view, this progress should be made in the children’s spiritual, social, moral, and cultural education as well as in the more traditional academic subjects. The way to achieve this is through creating a ‘learning culture’ in the school in which all stakeholders such as the Church, teachers, support staff, the wider community and first and foremost the children themselves, regard learning as an enjoyable, lifelong process which has intrinsic value. The outcome of such an education should be far more than ensuring that the children are ‘secondary ready’; it should guarantee that children are confident individuals who have the independence needed to take responsibility for their own learning and behaviour. An outstanding education would enable children to make informed choices concerning social and ethical issues, develop their spiritual and cultural awareness, and provide them with the academic knowledge and tools to understand the world and form a firm foundation for further learning.
A village school, particularly one that serves a widespread community, is far more than a place of academic learning; to many children it is a home from home in which much of their spiritual, social, moral and cultural awareness is developed. To most it is very much a second family: to a few it is the only family in which they can feel safe and secure. Therefore it is of paramount importance that a…

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