Our Mission

Our Mission is for Dunmurry Primary School to be

'A Doorway to the Experiences and Opportunities of Education'

Core Values

We believe in:

  • the provision of a secure and positive environment for all who enter the school.
  • the development of a 'learning school' in which change, innovation and improvement are supported.
  • a learner-centred approach in which the needs of all learners are recognised assessed and provided for.
  • a mutually supportive community in which high social, moral and spiritual values are promoted.


  • Our Primary Aim: to create an educational environment in which every child feels safe and happy at school.
  • To empower our children to develop their potential as individuals, as members of the social community and as contributors to the economy and the environment.
  • To enable children to make informed choices and decisions about their lives.
  • To develop a balanced curriculum which is appropriate for each child's needs, invites them to become active learners and promotes their confidence and self esteem.
  • To develop the potential of information technology to improve the quality of teaching and learning.
  • To welcome and encourage parental involvement in the life of the school and the progress and development of their children.
  • To foster mutual respect between all those in the school community.
  • To promote high standards of achievement, attitude and positive behaviour in all areas of school life.
  • To undertake a continuous process of curriculum and staff support and development.