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Getting Ready

If children are to get the most out of life at home and at school they need confidence, a willingness to cooperate and communication skills.
 
CONFIDENCE is
·         Being able to do things for yourself
·         Knowing that you are loved and valued for what you are
 
CONFIDENCE grows
·         With praise and encouragement
·         Through trying new things and being successful
 
COOPERATION is being able
·         To listen to another person
·         To take turns
·         To work and play with others
·         To share toys
·         To share the adult’s attention with other children
 
COMMUNICATION is being able
·         To have a conversation
·         To express your needs
·         To ask questions
·         To reply to questions
·         To describe and explain
·         To talk about the past and the future

About St Mary's

St Mary's is an academy within the Good Shepherd Trust, part of the Guildford Diocese. We provide education from Reception (age 4) through to the end of KS2 (age 11).

St Mary’s School aims to offer every opportunity for children to reach their full potential in a secure and nurturing environment. We believe that self-esteem and confidence are the best predictors of future success and we value achievement in all areas of the curriculum...

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