As the Headteacher, I am inspired by our motto and my personal leadership vision is to extend this principle of community further through our 5 Core Values:
- Be Respectful
- Be Responsible
- Be Learners
- Be Safe
- Be Outstanding
My aim, and our School’s aim, is to help each child find their unique voice and to learn how to use it effectively to voice their opinions and thoughts; to build positive relationships; and to be heard. I am excited by the new Curriculum for Wales and believe that as a school, it is as important to encourage children to learn how to express themselves through music, art and dance as it is to develop a love of reading that will stay with them throughout their lives. I believe that we need to prepare children for the world of work through developing good habits and nurturing positive mental and physical health; while also learning about our own country of Wales and the wider world.
Here at Llanedeyrn Primary School, we believe in diversity and in the potential of every child and I expect our School to be inclusive and forward thinking so that everyone has the chance to succeed. Education offers us a gift – to inspire a love of learning; to be creative; and to make bold, courageous decisions that will shape our futures. My role is to make sure that the systems in our School and the partnerships with children and their families ensure that teaching is of the highest quality, making learning challenging, relevant and purposeful.
As in any school, reviewing the curriculum and changing it for the needs of our children will be a constant process and this, I believe, needs to be shared with parents and carers and our local community so that all voices can be heard within our School setting.
We call ourselves a school family and I truly believe that we feel that as a community here within our School. The last year has been challenging with the pandemic but it has also meant that our School has come into our families’ homes and that we have developed relationships like never before. I should like us to hold on to those as we move forward into a new time for our School. I want us to hold on to making time for the simple pleasures of talking together, being out in nature and making the most of our families – our Home family and our School family.
I am always happy to speak to you and listen to your concerns or to share in your ideas and celebrations.
If you would like to know more about our School then please contact the School Office and make an appointment to speak to me or any of our senior staff who will enjoy talking to you about our School.
‘Together we can all succeed’.
Mrs Bev Knuckey