1. To encourage pupils to be inquisitive about the world around them and to develop openness to new experiences.


2. To help pupils acquire knowledge and skills necessary to everyday living.


3. To develop the pupils’ ability to discuss, analyse, reach decisions and apply themselves to tasks, thus creating a sense of purpose and ambition.


4. To develop the ability to communicate effectively through listening, speaking, reading and writing.


5. To develop individuality, independence, self-confidence and the ability to regard oneself critically.


6. To develop tolerance, awareness of others and the ability to respect values and opinions that may differ from one’s own.


7. To develop a sense of responsibility to and caring for others, helping the pupils to realise that we are all interdependent.