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Holy Ghost Catholic Primary School

Mission Statement

Our Holy Ghost Mission Statement

At Holy Ghost School, working in partnership with parents to help fulfil their baptismal promises, we seek to affirm Christ through whom, and for whom all of us were made.  Therefore learning will be: 

  • a joyful celebration of God’s creation
  • a lasting source of radiance and wonder
  • a steadfast quest for truth

This Mission Statement is the foundation for THREE Core Purposes in everything we do:

To achieve personal growth by  

  • fostering the virtues to enable children to realise high aspirations,  healthy self-confidence and self-esteem
  • inculcating a steadfast quest for truth which develops an open mind to consider all possibilities and a growing capacity to evaluate wisely and choose the best options based on the highest values, and in keeping with the Unicef “rights respecting schools” agenda.
  • encouraging a thirst for learning and an appreciation that it is a life-long pursuit guided by the spirit and the presence of Christ, in the service of God and others.

To encourage inter-personal relationships which

  • value the variety of gifts, qualities and contributions made by each individual
  • celebrate the achievements of each and of all
  • foster mutual respect between all regardless of age, gender, race, capability or occupation
  • appreciate the communities of which each is part: the family, the school, the parish, the local community and the wider national and international communities
  • motivate each to play an active role in these communities

To develop and maintain a constant sense of

  • being created by God for some definite purpose
  • wonder in discovery
  • fulfilment and reward in learning and achievement
  • deep satisfaction in achieving a harmonious balance between dynamic creativity and reflective thought