Teachers, pupils and parents collaborated together in 2019-2020 to establish our vision and core values as follows:
- We care about our own wellbeing and the wellbeing of others.
The promotion of a caring and positive school environment, where every pupil, their welfare, wellbeing and health is a priority in Ashbourne CNS. The uniqueness of each child is celebrated and individual needs identified and support personalised.
- We uphold high expectations for effort and performance in our learning and develop skills for the 21st century.
Pupils are encouraged to have high expectations for effort and performance in their learning and work diligently and creatively to learn knowledge and skills to prepare them for a future of life-long learning.
- We are active members of our local and global communities.
Ashbourne CNS fosters a positive school culture, where pupils have positive and respectful interactions with their teachers and peers. Pupils are active and valued members of our school community.
- We show respect and act responsibility.
Pupils are nurtured to have respect for themselves and others, and be responsible for their behaviour and their learning.
The Community National Schools seek to provide a high standard of education where each child is encouraged to reach his/her personal potential.
Our schools are democratically accountable, state supported schools which are underpinned by 4 main cornerstones:
- Excellence in Education
- Equality based
- Community focused