Aims and Values

Aims
At our school we aim to:

  • be a secure and safe community in which each child can achieve academically and personally
  • help children develop a clear sense of right from wrong and take responsibility for their own actions
  • provide a broad curriculum with a variety of activities that offer stimulating opportunities in which pupils can develop lively, enquiring minds as well as individual talents
  • prepare each child for their next school to suit both their character and academic ability
  • develop the skills and attributes children need to face the future with confidence
  • foster in our pupils a positive attitude towards themselves and others, and treat everybody equally, showing tolerance and understanding
  • nurture a strong sense of family in which there is care and respect amongst pupils, parents and staff
  • give opportunities to develop leadership skills and encourage independence and cooperation

Values
Our new values for 2017/18 and beyond are as follows:

Respect
We respect ourselves, each other and others’ opinions
We are fair and show kindness to others
We understand the school rules and care for the physical environment

Friendship
We show sympathy, empathy, honesty to those around us
We understand others and want them to understand us
We are trustworthy and compassionate and to those around us

Courage
We do not bow to peer pressure
We have the conviction to stand up for what we think is right
We are brave, resourceful and take risks

Determination
We believe in ourselves
We overcome any physical or mental barriers to achieve
We persevere and show resilience

Excellence
We always giving our best
We give the maximum of effort to achieve our goals
We exceed all expectations