Ethos and Aims
PERSTARE PRAESTARE ‘To Persevere, To succeed’
The mission of Lochinver House Preparatory School is to inspire pupils through high quality teaching and learning, in partnership with their parents. There is a particular emphasis on spiritual, moral, social and cultural development, and to create a safe, happy community that is conducive to learning in its broadest sense.
LOCHINVER HOUSE AIMS TO:
INSPIRE pupils through an education of breadth and depth
EMPOWER pupils to become independent thinkers
SUPPORT each pupil’s development through effective partnership between home and school
CHALLENGE each pupil to try his best and to persevere
ENCOURAGE pupils to be curious, ambitious and not to fear failure
FOSTER wisdom, moral courage, care for others and a spirit of service
SHARE the value of a spiritual life, through the School’s Christian tradition and by promoting mutual respect and tolerance with different faiths and beliefs
DEVELOP well-mannered pupils, at ease with themselves and confident with others.
CORE VALUES FOR LOCHINVER HOUSE BOYS:
★ Persevere and give your best effort
★ Be curious and keen to learn
★ Be kind and respect the rights of others
★ Be organised and independent
★ Be honest with others and with yourself
Lochinver House has a Christian tradition where care and respect is shown to everyone.
As a School, we have an important role in promoting community cohesion, respect for difference and individual rights. We actively promote British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty, and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs.
Lochinver House acknowledges the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and is committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and comply with best practice in sharing information and working in partnership with other agencies.