Our school aim is for children to be fulfilled in their junior school stage of development by providing a curriculum rich in relevant experiences and activities.
We are helping children to be individuals who feel recognised and valued; to have self‑esteem and self-belief, yet very aware of the part they play within the school as a whole. The school aims to develop a strong identity and collective responsibility towards our local and global school communities.
In our work with children, we also aim to develop helpful learning attitudes, skills and behaviours. These are principally those of self‑confidence, self‑motivation, integrity, independence, curiosity and the ability to question and argue rationally.
We hope the children will acquire a reasoned set of values, attitudes and beliefs. We encourage active participants and responsible contributors. We work in partnership with our parents.
We provide a highly disciplined school structure; one that encourages the children themselves to develop a self‑disciplined approach to their work and behaviour. Care and respect for others is a prime concern of all who work in the school.
The teachers of Guillemont Junior School have high expectations of each child and we encourage the individuality and creativity that lies within each child to grow and flourish. Children will be expected to work both seriously and hard. For our part, we shall do our utmost to ensure that the work is properly prepared, and that it is of the nature that will stimulate the children to want to learn.
Securing national standards of attainment for all children is an important target for the school and annual targets for school improvement are of high priority.
The children will follow programmes of work within the framework of the National Curriculum. The education that they receive is broad, balanced, and relevant to individual needs and set in a clear moral framework. Children should find and contribute to a warm, encouraging and optimistic atmosphere in a stimulating environment.