1. To have a curriculum which is broad enough to provide all pupils with a good general education and which will leave them well equipped to face the challenge of life in the secondary school and beyond.
2. To have a curriculum which is flexible enough to respond to the need for change.
3. To help pupils acquire knowledge, skills and practical abilities including those of problem solving and decision making, and to foster the effective use of language.
4. To help pupils appreciate achievement in art, music, science, technology and literature and to encourage excellence in all its forms.
5. To help all children understand something of the world in which they live.
6. To foster the skills and understanding needed for them to take their place successfully in society.
7. To encourage respect for religious and moral values.