In the Primary School, the Heads of Primary and caring class teachers ensure that children receive age appropriate nurturing, support
and guidance. The Primary School Pastoral Care Coordinator takes a particular interest in the wellbeing of the older Primary children, as
they approach the adolescent years. Primary staff strive to ensure that each child is provided with opportunities for social, educational and
emotional development in a warm and positive environment. Other staff who provide for the wellbeing of Primary Children include the
Primary Chaplain, the Primary Children’s Worker and a Community Nurse.
A buddy system is a successful feature of the LJBC Primary School, with Years 4, 5 and 6 students partnered with younger children, joining together for positive experiences such as making hats for the Easter hat parade, buying gifts at the Mothers and Fathers day stalls, and assisting in small groups for activities such as language groups.
The Primary School mascot, LJ the Lion provides a positive role model; warmly welcoming children back each term, attending assemblies and special events
The Primary School encourages and recognises achievement and personal effort across a wide range of activities. Awards, medals and certificates celebrating excellence, high achievement and endeavour are presented at assemblies and at Presentation Evenings.
Commendation stickers in the Communication Book or stamps in the Student Organiser provide encouragement and positive feedback. Students with good behaviour records receive various treats and outings.