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Our Mission



To create a school community where everyone is happy, feels safe, is valued, shows respect, reaches their potential and has the skills to support them through their lives.

MOTTO:- “High Standards, Solid Foundations”

Every day, everyone is valued. Pawb yn bwysig.

· Showing a mutual respect for each other.
· Encouraging everyone to do their very best.
· Building and developing upon individual strengths and talents - PRAISE.

Every day, everyone achieves.
Pawb yn gweithio’n galed.

· Striving for the highest possible standards of achievement and behaviour in a stimulating environment.
· Valuing independence, developing a deeper level of learning and providing a curriculum which enables our pupils to become active citizens of the future.
· Striving to be a centre for truly excellent teachers, where quality leadership is extended to professionals in other schools and where the staff are committed to their own learning journey and the sharing of quality practice. 

Every day, everyone is happy. Pawb yn hapus.

· Providing a welcoming, safe, happy school.
· Listening to and respecting EVERYONE.
· Taking pride in ourselves and our achievements, enabling children to become confident and successful learners. Celebrate success.

Every day, everyone is a team. Pawb gyda gilydd.

· Working together and supporting each other
· Striving to be the heart of our local community and an important part of our society; building and joining communities locally and beyond.
· Being a partner in the education of our pupils and being committed to working in partnership with our parents, governors and wider community.


School Aims:

1. Pupils’ Progress - Achievement and Standards

We want to create a school:
· Which has high standards of achievement
· In which all lessons taught are good or better
· Where a clear emphasis is placed on Reading, Writing and Numeracy
· Which prepares pupils for the next stage of their education
· Which challenges our pupils to achieve their full potential

2. Pupils’ Personal Qualities - Personal Development and Well Being


We want to create a school in which pupils:
· Are happy and safe
· Achieve behaviour and standards we are proud of by following the ‘Gwaunfarren Way’
· Are independent in their learning
· Begin the journey of lifelong learners
· Promote respect for themselves, others and the environment
· Develop enquiring minds and a spirit of curiosity

3. Resource Management - Quality of Provision

We aim to create a school:
· Which makes the most of the local environment in pupils’ learning
· Where staff are committed to their own learning journey and the sharing of quality practice
· Which achieves value for money
· Which provides training/career progression for other professionals

4. Leadership & Management


We aim to create a school:
· Which has excellent Leadership & Management
· Which creates leaders at all levels
· Which communicates effectively with stakeholders

5. What Makes Gwaunfarren Primary School Special?

We aim to create a school which will:
· Place the emphasis on having fun
· Place a strong emphasis on music, sport, art and drama
· Encourage pupils, staff, parents, governors and local community to work together as a team
· Embrace technology
· Promote outdoor learning