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St Mary's Primary School, Maghery


  • To create a secure happy and disciplined atmosphere in which each child would be helped to realise his/her full potential.
  • To foster in each child an awareness of God’s love and a Christian response to that love.
  • To develop a positive self-image and a caring attitude towards others.
  • To create and develop a sense of community.
  • To promote good social habits of cleanliness, courtesy and respect for property and the environment.
  • To foster an awareness and love of the child’s cultural heritage.
  • To develop a respect for and the good will towards the traditions and beliefs of others.
  • That the children should be able to communicate clearly and confidently in speech and writing
  • Development and application of mathematical concepts and skills.
  • To afford the children the opportunities for participation, enjoyment and self-expression in a variety of physical activities.
  • To develop in the children awareness, appreciation and creativity in a range of aesthetic activities.
  • To develop an appreciation of and skills for the constructive use of leisure time.
  • To investigate and interpret the geographical, historical and scientific aspects of the local and extended environment.