AIMS

Numont School’s aim is to provide a learning environment, where all pupils are happy, confident, secure and where each child acquires knowledge, skills and understanding, to the very best of his/her ability, in an atmosphere which fosters concern for others and a sense of self- worth. We want our children to maximize the academic, social, artistic and sports achievements of every student in our school.
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CURRICULUM

To provide a broad and balanced curriculum in accordance with the English National Curriculum Guidelines

  •  by planning programmes of work which encourage continuity, progression and success in children’s learning
  • by timetabling effectively to give appropriate time and emphasis to each area of the curriculum.

ATTAINMENT

To ensure the highest level of attainment across the curriculum for each child
  • by having regular, consistent and effective assessment of attainment and appropriate Learning Support input
  • by encouraging personal responsibility for learning, independent thinking and active involvement in learning.

LEARNING AND TEACHING

To maintain a high standard of teaching, promoting effective learning, which enables children to enjoy their education and to develop positive attitudes towards learning
  • by using a variety of teaching methods to encourage children to learn in different ways
  • by using suitable and appropriate resources , including homework
  • by having well-presented and regularly-changed displays of children’s work, which help to create a stimulating environment.

SUPPORT FOR LEARNING

To provide effective support systems for all children which promote personal and social development and underpin academic achievement.
  • by monitoring progress to enable the early identification of individual needs
  • by having effective liaison with external agencies.

ETHOS

To provide a welcoming, safe, caring and happy environment for all, which actively develops self- esteem and respect for religious, cultural and social diversity.
  • by having high expectations of positive behaviour, regular attendance and co-operation with our policy on school uniform
  • by working co-operatively with home
  • by promoting partnership with parents and establishing good links with the wider community.

RESOURCES

To improve the quality of learning and teaching through the effective organisation and management of the school’s resources.
  • by having effective management of finance, including consultation with staff, to ensure that there are sufficient and appropriate resources available in school
  • by having effective procedures in place to ensure that resources are easily accessible and well managed.

MANAGEMENT, LEADERSHIP AND QUALITY ASSURANCE

To provide high quality leadership, management and support.
  • by developing the skills and professionalism of staff using the expertise of the team as well as a structured programme of continuous professional development
  • by involving staff, children, parents and community in the school development planning process.