Access Keys:

Cookstown Nursery School, Coolnafranky Demense, Molesworth Street, Cookstown

Aims & Values


At Cookstown Nursery School we hope to achieve the following:

For the children.......

  • To be welcomed into the school community
  • To be valued as an individual
  • To be offered the opportunity to participate in a variety of experiences that will enhance their skills and knowledge
  • To be encouraged to be independent in their thinking and learning
  • To learn through play and through first-hand experience
  • To have access to a meaningful, focused, enjoyable curriculum
  • To develop a sense of kindness and respectfulness
  • To develop the qualities of confidence, enthusiasm and tolerance and perseverance
  • To become prepared for the next stage of their education

For Parents/carers......

  • To be provided with a welcoming environment
  • To be valued as individuals
  • To have a positive experience of their children's first steps into the educational system
  • To work in partnership with the school staff in a spirit of mutual respect, honesty and openness
  • To be informed about the curriculum and experiences that are available in the Nursery
  • To be aware of and share in the values of the school community

For staff......

  • To work within an atmosphere of mutual kindness, honesty and respect.
  • To work with a sense of commitment to the children, parents and staff team.
  • To have the opportunity to develop their own expertise, knowledge and skills

For Governors......

  • To work in partnership with the staff
  • To be involved in the life of the school
  • To fulfil their roles and responsibilities with commitment and enthusiasm.