Our Vision

‘A school where all children are valued, where they feel safe, are happy and learn well. We want our school to have a warm friendly atmosphere, which supports families, builds relationships and sets children up for a life of learning. We want our Christian values to guide our pupils to the right path and help them to achieve fulfilling and happy lives.’

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The PTA fund our Reading Rewards Scheme which enables children to earn a book for every 30 reads they do at home.

Achieving our Vision

We will strive to achieve our vision by:
  • Valuing every individual
    Building warm relationships which allow children to flourish, make mistakes and try again, share their worries, feel valued and ‘heard’
  • Creating a learning community
    Create a desire for lifelong learning by making learning fun, interesting, and by developing curiosity and independent thinking
  • Co-operating and learning together
    Helping children to take responsibility for their own learning; helping them to work co-operatively, share ideas and learn for each other
  • Teaching children what they need to know
    Teaching a curriculum that is rich and interesting, with high-quality learning experiences so that everyone is motivated, can achieve and do well
  • Developing everyone’s potential
    Knowing our children really well; setting challenging individual next steps of learning; encouraging, supporting and guiding them as individuals
  • Teaching life skills
    Teaching children how to get on with each other through our Values curriculum and Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) – seeing each other’s point of view, understanding each other and expressing themselves to one another; teaching them how to build friendships and how to resolve conflict
  • Practising how to be a global citizen
    Through PSHE, responsibilities around the school, School Councils, leading assemblies, charitable giving, Forest School – learn about: carrying out jobs responsibly; caring for our environment; practising democracy in action; thinking about others less fortunate than ourselves; respecting and enjoying our natural environment
  • Building strong links with families
    Building close relationships with families through: frequent and friendly contact; professional, supportive dialogue; informative, relevant meetings; opportunities for shared learning experiences – reading, spelling and maths homework activities, extended homework projects, open mornings, parent lunches, sporting activities
  • Living our Christian values
    Giving our children a clear understanding of the Christian faith and also teaching respect and understanding for other faiths and for those who hold them; teaching them how to live their lives through our key Christian values