The Principal and Staff of Glenardle Junior Primary commit themselves to:-
The creation of an atmosphere that is loving and relaxed, where the principles of love and respect for all people is encouraged, taught and practiced. The development of the whole child. By this we endeavour to realize the full potential within each child – academically, emotionally and spiritually, resulting in a balanced pupil with a positive self-esteem. The implementation of constructive teaching which will arise from a well balanced, relevant curriculum in which the individuality of a child is catered for. Realistic expectations of a child’s ability are observed and each child is taught self-discipline and given encouragement, correction and affirmation. The principles of praise, evaluation, remediation and revision will characterize the teaching method.
We establish and nurture open and honest channels of communication with parents, pupils and colleagues.
CHILDREN LEARN WHAT THEY LIVE If a child lives with criticismHe learns to condemnIf a child lives with hostilityHe learns to fightIf a child lives with shameHe learns to feel guiltyIf a child lives with toleranceHe learns to be patientIf a child lives with encourangement He learns confidenceIf a child lives with praiseHe learns to appreciateIf a child lives with fairnessHe learns justiceIf a child lives with securityHe learns to have faithIf a child lives with approval He learns to like himselfIf a child lives with acceptance andfriendshipHe learns to find love in the world