Scoil Mhuire is a Catholic primary school that warmly welcomes and respectfully includes every child, whatever their nationality, ethnicity, faith or ability. Each child is nurtured and facilitated to reach their full potential socially, emotionally and academically. They are encouraged to play an active role in the wealth of learning opportunities provided and to develop their skills of empathy, creativity and leadership.
Scoil Mhuire is a genuinely caring community in which children’s learning, in all its facets, is central to the day-to-day work and activities of the school. School staff work professionally and collaboratively to provide tailored, enriching and stimulating learning experiences for all children. Respectful and hardworking partnerships between staff, school management, parents and guardians, families and the wider school community ensure that the best interests of the children as learners lie at the heart of all school decisions and actions.
To achieve its vision, Scoil Mhuire:
- Provides a caring, welcoming and inclusive environment for children, families and staff at individual classroom and whole-school level.
- Embeds a genuine respect for diversity, equality and inclusion in the ethos and day-to-day practices of the school.
- Nurtures each child’s self-confidence, self-esteem and resilience through implementing a breadth of whole-school wellbeing interventions and bespoke individualised supports.
- Meets each child where they are at as a learner and tailors their learning journey to help them to progress to their next achievement milestones.
- Provides high quality, stimulating and engaging learning experiences across the curriculum that facilitate each child to reach academic goals appropriate to their needs and abilities.
- Implements a wide range of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities and initiatives that provide rich and meaningful learning opportunities that challenge and cultivate the children’s interests, aptitudes and talents.
- Encourages and facilitates staff members to work collaboratively, to develop and share their professional practice, and to promote best practice and innovation in teaching, learning and assessment.
- Promotes positive and authentic working relationships between staff, parents and guardians, and the wider school community for the benefit of the children’s learning and their holistic growth and development as young citizens.