Whatever you’ve got your sights set on, that’s merely the beginning. As a Gator you’ll learn to see beyond the horizon.
As one of Manchester’s first schools, The Mandeville Primary’s philosophy is unique but simple – to teach and encourage students to become resourceful and compassionate individuals while succeeding in an ever changing environment.
Teach and Encourage
Our learning model fosters nurturing, close tutorial relationships between teachers and students. Teachers know each student’s personality, learning style, strengths, weaknesses and academic objectives. This deep understanding between them results in personal attention and a genuine recognition of their accomplishments. Students get the support and monitoring they need, and their input is crucial in setting and achieving academic goals that allow them to distinguish themselves in a way that commands the attention of high learning institutions.
One of the primary tenets of Mandeville Primary School is to develop resourcefulness in our students. Ours is a community-based school, emphasizing real-world projects to make the curriculum come alive. While our resource-based model relies on textbooks to provide standard content, students learn to view our community as a primary resource which they use to generate knowledge; coming to their own conclusions while integrating texts with experiences makes learning authentic.
To become compassionate community members, Mandeville Primary School students and teachers participate in community service projects together throughout the year. Compassion is developed in the following ways:
Nurturing leadership, creativity, and the arts in a compassionate, primary public school environment.