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All children have a right to high quality learning experiences and high quality care. St Charles Borromeo aims to give every child access to a broad, balanced and relevant curriculum, which meets their social, emotional, physical, moral, spiritual and cognitive needs. This is achieved through providing opportunities for children to develop in a range of areas of learning and experience.

Each child will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop into fluent and confident communicators.
  • Enjoy and take an interest in books and to foster a desire to read for themselves.
  • Develop strength and agility
  • Develop a spiritual awareness
  • Foster feelings of awe and wonder, delight, joy and mystery.
  • Extend their natural curiosity, interest and fascination with the world around them.
  • Become creative and imaginative in their work and thereby develop a sense of personal achievement, individuality and self confidence.
  • Learn through first hand experiences.
  • Become independent and develop a positive self image.
  • Have access to the resources they need, thereby enabling children to do things for themselves.
  • Experience learning in an indoor and outdoor environment that encourages a positive attitude to learning.


We believe that these aims can only be achieved with the support and understanding of parents and carers. Close involvement of parents based on a respect for them as the first educators is crucial to the success of the implementation of these aims.