Bodnant Community School

Believe Commit Succeed

The Four Purposes Explained


Ambitious Capable Learners in Bodnant Community School 

  • set themselves high standards and seek and enjoy challenge
  • are building up a body of knowledge and have the skills to connect and apply that knowledge in different contexts
  • are questioning and enjoy solving problems
  • can communicate effectively in different forms and settings, using both Welsh and English
  • can explain the ideas and concepts they are learning about
  • can use number effectively in different contexts
  • understand how to interpret data and apply mathematical concepts
  • use digital technologies creatively to communicate, find and analyse information
  • undertake research and evaluate critically what they find

and are ready to learn throughout their lives

We will achieve this through our school by: 

  • Having differentiated tasks
  • Real life context 
  • Outdoor learning 
  • Self and Peer assessment 
  • Success criteria 
  • Independent Missions 
  • Science Investigations  


Enterprising, creative contributors in Bodnant Community School:

  • connect and apply their knowledge and skills to create ideas and products
  • think creatively to reframe and solve problems
  • identify and grasp opportunities
  • take measured risks
  • lead and play different roles in teams effectively and responsibly
  • express ideas and emotions through different media
  • give of their energy and skills so that other people will benefit

and are ready to play a full part in life and work

We will achieve this through our school by: 

  • Working collaboratively 
  • Missions 
  • Physical activities
  • Teamwork 
  • Digital learning 
  • Themed math's weeks - such as money week 


Ethical, informed citizens in Bodnant Community School 

  • find, evaluate and use evidence in forming views
  • engage with contemporary issues based upon their knowledge and values
  • understand and exercise their human and democratic responsibilities and rights
  • understand and consider the impact of their actions when making choices and acting
  • are knowledgeable about their culture, community, society and the world, now and in the past
  • respect the needs and rights of others, as a member of a diverse society
  • show their commitment to the sustainability of the planet

and are ready to be citizens of Wales and the world

We will achieve this through our school by: 

  • Pupil voice
  • Circle time 
  • Celebration days 
  • Jigsaw 
  • Eco days 
  • Guest speaker 
  • Assemblies 


Healthy, confident individuals in Bodnant Community School

  • have secure values and are establishing their spiritual and ethical beliefs
  • are building their mental and emotional well-being by developing confidence, resilience and empathy
  • apply knowledge about the impact of diet and exercise on physical and mental health in their daily lives
  • know how to find the information and support to keep safe and well
  • take part in physical activity
  • take measured decisions about lifestyle and manage risk
  • have the confidence to participate in performance
  • form positive relationships based upon trust and mutual respect
  • face and overcome challenge
  • have the skills and knowledge to manage everyday life as independently as they can

and are ready to lead fulfilling lives as valued members of society.


We will achieve this through our school by: 

  • Assemblies
  • Circle time
  • Personal and social development
  • Guest speakers
  • Outdoor learning
  • Continuous and enhanced provision
  • Growth Mindset 
  • Internet Safety
  • Anti-bullying work 
  • Peer and self assessment
  • Talk partners 
  • Daily Mile 
  • Brain Breaks