Andreas school is set in small rural village in the north of the Isle of Man. The school is at the heart of a happy, close community where families are supportive of each other and children are respected as the unique individuals they are. Children are nurtured within the school and the community so they feel safe and valued. Andreas has a growth mindset ethos which enables children to improve their own learning with guidance from both their peers and the adults in school and at home. We know that everyone can improve with the right attitude to learning so we proactively develop this with our Learn Without Limits approaches. Children know how to learn and think effectively and are empowered by our Learn Without Limits philosophy which is supported by our use of the Thinking Moves. We are proud of the strong, positive relationships we build which enable us to cater for each child's individual needs as we guide them on their learning journey. A range of exciting experiences ensures that learning is a pleasure whilst the staff's knowledge of the children facilitates learning that is challenging, engaging and personalised.
HAPPINESS. We enjoy life and have fun. We see the joy in learning and are resilient, bouncing back when things go wrong. We stick at it with a smile!
BRAVERY. We take measured risks in life and learning and don’t fear failure. We understand that to learn we must stretch ourselves and not expect to succeed immediately.
CONFIDENCE. We have the courage to learn from mistakes, act on feedback and face challenge. We see failure positively and reflect on what went wrong, putting time and effort into improving.
CURIOSITY. We think carefully, asking questions and learning through enquiry. We WANT to learn, nothing puts us off as the desire to improve is our driving force.
COMPASSION. We are respectful, empathic, kind and caring. We foster positive relationships, seeing beyond our own needs so we can care for each other and the wider world.
We expect everyone to follow our three simple rules:
BE RESPECTFUL. BE READY. BE SAFE.