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Herbert Hurd Primary School  Founders Day
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ABOUT HERBIES

Mission

ABOUT OUR VALUES AND BELIEFS

OUR VALUES

Herbert Hurd is a child-centred school where we endeavour to develop learners to their full potential in order to meet all the requirements of a developing world. 

All our teachers and learners work tirelessly to achieve our goals.

It is our aim to develop a schooling programme that leads to:


The development of the following accepted and respected values:

  • Pride taken in all aspects of schooling and life;

  • The cultivation of sound discipline;

  • The development of an academic awareness; by creating a diversity of academic incentives;

  • Participation in a comprehensive sporting and cultural programme;

  • The maintenance of strong values and the ethos of Herbert Hurd;

  • Creating opportunities in a secure, comfortable and disciplined environment;

  • The development of each learner’s self-esteem and confidence by giving deserved praise, acknowledging achievement relation to ability and 

  • The development of a family-centred environment.

At Herbert Hurd we will strive to :

  • Trust, respect and support one another;

  • Be totally committed to the personal welfare of one another and quality learning for one and all and

  • Be proud of and loyal to our school.

Herbert Hurd Primary School Assembly with Springbok rugby player, Hennie le Roux
Herbert Hurd Primary School Choir

HERBERT HURD
WHERE YOUR CHILD IS CHERISHED

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We believe our school must provide a safe and secure environment for everyone.

We believe in promoting respect, acceptance and trust among pupils, staff and parents.

We believe in developing a love of learning to encourage all pupils to be lifelong learners.
 

We believe that all programmes should recognize and celebrate individual differences.

We believe in a holistic approach to learning where academic, intellectual, aesthetic, physical and social skills are promoted and where success of any kind is universally celebrated.

We believe in meeting learners''’ needs through programmes that both support and challenge them to reach their potential.

We believe in setting high expectations for our learners in behaviour, attitude to learning and service to others.

We believe in promoting individual responsibility, independence, a sense of community and school pride.

We acknowledge our community priorities.

We believe that learning should be purposeful and that warmth and humour are essential ingredients of our school ethos.

Core Beliefs
Herbert Hurd Primary School Brass Band
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