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Our Vision, Values and Aims

Our Vision


We want St. Fillan’s Primary and Nursery Class to be a community:

  • where everyone is treated with respect and fairness.
  • where everyone continually strives to reach his/her spiritual, moral, physical, mental and educational potential.
  • where everyone works in partnership to improve and to meet the needs of all learners.
  • where everyone is prepared to think creatively, try things differently, make mistakes and learn from those mistakes.

 Our Values

  • Love & Respect (as described by St. Paul in his letter to the Corinthians)
  • Integrity
  • Faith
  • Effort

Our Aims

We aim to:

  • foster a love of God and neighbour.
  • meet the needs of all children through reflectively adapting learning and teaching approaches.
  • work cooperatively with all partners in our children’s education to create healthy, happy, confident, responsible citizens with a desire to keep learning.

In line with the Scottish Government's National Priorities these are our aims:

  • Achievement and Attainment - To continue to develop effective teaching and learning strategies and raise levels of attainment and achievement
  • Framework for Learning - To provide a motivating learning environment matched to the individual needs of our children
  • Inclusion and Equality - To reduce inequality, celebrate  social and cultural diversity and promote social justice and inclusion
  • Values and Citizenship - To work in partnership with parents and others in the community encouraging children to become responsible citizens
  • Learning for Life - To encourage the personal growth of children and staff as effective contributors in a multi-cultural society