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Long Tower Primary School, Derry

Aims of Our School

Our staff aim to help pupils to:

  • Feel a sense of worth and dignity
  • Know that each person is unique and worthy of respect
  • Experience success and achievement
  • To develop a love of learning
  • Access a broad and balanced curriculum which addresses the needs of each individual and allows them to develop their full potential academically, spiritually, moral, physically and creatively
  • Develop the skills necessary to promote self-discipline, self-esteem, self-confidence, independence and social awareness
  • Develop their talents to the full
  • Develop a sense of honesty and fair play
  • Assume a sense of responsibility towards themselves and others
  • Enjoy childhood
  • To develop the necessary skills to lead healthy, active and purposeful lives
  • To develop a respect for religious and moral values, with tolerance and respect for other religions, cultures, races and ways of life
  • To understand the need to respect and care for the world they live in whilst developing an awareness of the interdependence of individuals, groups and nations
  • To lead independent lives
  • Have their voice heard.