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Learning Behaviours



‘Good teachers possess a capacity for connectedness. They are able to weave a complex web of connections among themselves, their subjects, and their students so that students can learn to weave a world for themselves.’            Parker Palmer


At the Convent of Jesus and Mary Catholic Infant School & Nursery we endeavour to nurture everyone’s intellectual, physical, spiritual, moral, social and emotional development so that we can all grow, flourish and become the people God wants us to be.


We aim to deliver an enriching curriculum with the highest standards and expectations which empowers our pupils to celebrate their uniqueness. Our personalised approach to learning ensures that it is tailored to our children’s individual needs and aspirations to reach their age-related expectations and beyond and realise their full potential.


The school community is characterised by wide-ranging socio-economic backgrounds. Therefore, our mission is to deliver a curriculum that promotes the dignity, self-esteem and the progress of each child through our Learning Behaviours which include; curiosity, creativity, resourcefulness, resilience and responsibility, allowing pupils to critically engage with the world as they find it and make connections, to the national and global contexts they live in.



‘Be strong and courageous! Do not fear or tremble, for God is the one who is going with you. He will not fail you or abandon you!’  Deuteronomy 31:6


`All of us can cooperate as instruments of God for the care of creation, each according to his or her own culture, experience, involvements and talents.’ Laudato Si, paragraph 14



‘For I know what I have planned for you,’ says the Lord. ‘I have plans to give you a future filled with hope.’ (Jerimiah 29:11)

  • Confident: ‘I can’ think, speak and adapt


  • Curious: Explore, ‘have a go’


  • Creative: Imaginative, share own ideas


  • Resourceful: Make links and solve problems


  • Resilient: Be positive and keep trying


  • Challenge themselves and take risks
  • Responsible: Make good choices – ‘do the right thing’


  • Team Player: Listen, take turns and help
  • Aim for Grace...