Homelands Primary School has a strong ethos underpinned by values which influence and guide children to develop as caring, responsible citizens. Developing positive relationships and working in a calm and orderly environment are essential to this.
It is within this positive environment that we strive to maximize learning. As a school we have agreed that our key learning value is ‘developing independent learning'. This will be a consideration in all our teaching, and opportunities to develop the skills necessary to be an independent learner will permeate our curriculum. We believe this value is important because it encompasses the skills which help cultivate the attitudes and behaviours necessary for continued learning and success in an ever changing world.
Our Keys to Independent Learning
The independent learner (VIP – very independent person)
There are seven ‘CORE LEARNING SKILLS’: