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School Aims

At Hendre Junior School, we aim to ensure that all of our learners embody the characteristics of the Core Purposes.  

Our learners are ambitious, capable and ready to learn throughout their lives.

  • Through their ambition they lead their own learning, strive to do their best, set themselves clear goals and know how they can achieve them, have a strong belief and self confidence, are resourceful and resilient, will go beyond their comfort zone and reach for the stars!

  • Have the capability to be successful and purposeful, aiming for and reaching their full potential, have no fear of failure, learn from their mistakes and if they fall, get back up again.

Our learners are enterprising, creative contributors who are ready to play a full part in life and work.

  • Being enterprising by experimenting with ideas and concepts; are resourceful, broad-minded, adaptable and organised; are able to plan, be methodical and motivated to succeed; have a strong growth mind-set and think outside the box.

  • Creativity blossoms by being different, innovative, imaginative, practical and individual; experimenting with original ideas and approaches; visionary and ground-breaking with humour and an infectious sense of fun!

Our learners are ethical, informed citizens who are ready to be citizens of Wales and the World.

  • Display care, understanding of actions having impact on others and our environment; possess strong values of respect, acceptance and empathy, have a good moral compass; demonstrate courtesy, good manners and consideration for themselves and others and know right from wrong.

  • Sharing knowledge, understanding, independence, resourcefulness, curiosity, inquisitive, awareness of your own skills and be able to complete any challenge.


Our learners are healthy, confident individuals who are ready to lead fulfilling lives as valued members of society

  • Show knowledge of what it is to be healthy, make good choices, balance, fit, exercise, active, calm, mindfulness lifestyle as healthy body, healthy mind.  

  • Confidence to apply skills in a range of contexts, show understanding, be centred and balanced, adaptable, share ideas, ability to explain, support peers, follow steps to success, self reflective, risk-takers, show focus, honesty, be humble and show their worth.   


With this in mind, we will provide a broad and balanced range of real life learning experiences which are relevant to the needs and interests of all pupils; are fun and enjoyable and provide opportunities for all children to succeed as well as ensuring each child is given equal opportunities to participate in all aspects of school life.