Children need a relationship of trust and understanding with their teachers in order to feel safe and secure. We provide this foundation for effective education. We believe that each child is an individual and needs to be viewed as such in order to achieve to their full potential.
The dedicated team of teachers have no more than 26 pupils in a class and can therefore help develop individual strengths. Where overall attention is paid to the all-round development of the child, here at Paddington’s and Glen Austin Primary we believe that excellent English, as a means of written, read and spoken communication is of vital importance. Afrikaans is our First Additional language of choice. In Mathematics we strive for excellence in speed and accuracy. Application of learnt knowledge is our main focus.
We offer continuous observation and assessment throughout the year to monitor each child’s progress. A formal report is issued to parents at regular intervals. The early identification of problems, with the necessary intervention and referrals to independent professionals and/or therapists are of great importance to each individual learner.
We recognise that the programme needs to encompass the spiritual, emotional, social, academic and physical areas of development.