Vistara Primary School  41 Richmond Hill Road, Richmond Hill via Lismore NSW 2480

02 66 244 127   visps@bigpond.net.au   

©  2019

Aims and Ideals of

Neo Humanist Education

  • Facilitate personal growth in areas including integrity, self-confidence self-discipline and co-operation.

  • Assist children in recognizing responsible actions and their consequences.

  • Encourage students to become active and responsible members of society.

  • Develop physical well-being and mental capabilities through the use of yoga postures, focusing and centering activities, sports and play.

  • Develop a sense of aesthetics and culture through drama, dance, music and art.

  • Promote an awareness of ecology in its broader sense: i.e. the realization of the inter- relatedness of all things and to encourage,  respect and care for all living beings.

  • Encourage appreciation of historic contributions to human society from all people.

  • Encourage a universal outlook, free from discrimination based on religion, race, gender, ability or age.

  • Offer every child an education with an environmental and self- awareness as a holistic approach to life.

  • Recognise the importance of teachers and parents in setting an example.

  • Develop the full potential of every child in all aspects – physical, mental and spiritual.

  • Awaken a thirst for knowledge and love of learning.

  • Provide the child with the skills and resources needed to meet life’s challenges.

  • Equip students with academic and other skills necessary for the successful pursuit of higher education.