Sonna National School

1.1     Schedule

A Roman Catholic School (which is established in connection with the Minister for Education) aims at promoting the full and harmonious development of all aspects of the person of the pupil: intellectual, physical, cultural, moral and spiritual, including a living relationship with God and with other people. The school models and promotes a philosophy of life inspired by belief in God and in the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The Catholic school provides Religious education for the pupils in accordance with the doctrines, practices and tradition of the Roman Catholic Church and promotes the formation of the pupils in the Catholic Faith.

1.2     School Mission Statement

To give the children a sense of self worth and value, to empower them to develop their individual potential as human beings, and to respect others who are created in God’s own image and likeness.

1.3     Aims and Objectives of Primary Education

In attempting to achieve the above aims, we recognise that each child is an individual, and thus should be valued as such. As a result, we will provide each child with the opportunities to develop to the fullest of their potential, at their own rate. Our objectives are as follows