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Oakfield Primary School Carrickfergus

Mission Statement


Mission Statement

We believe that every child will succeed through experiencing:

  • A warm, caring and stimulating environment
  • An ethos of support, challenge and encouragement
  • A rich, varied and up to date range of learning resources
  • A broad, balanced and challenging curriculum with equality of access for all pupils
  • Innovative teaching and investigative approaches to learning
  • An enriching programme of extra-curricular activities and visits
  • Effective learning partnerships between school, home and the community 


Aims for our pupils

We want all our pupils to:

  • Have high self-esteem respecting themselves, others and the environment
  • Acquire attitudes of acceptance, tolerance, equality, trust and honesty
  • Take responsibility for their behaviour and actions
  • Achieve their best in all areas of the curriculum
  • Develop a range of communication, practical and technological skills
  • Gain life skills
  • Work independently, creatively and collaboratively
  • Be equipped and prepared for life in a rapidly changing world
  • Become confident, well-motivated, inquisitive life-long learners
  • Experience success in learning and to achieve as high a standard as possible
  • Enjoy being a pupil at Oakfield Primary School and Nursery Unit