School Aims

School Aims:

  • To be an inclusive school, giving support to every child so that they reach their full potential.

  • To provide an inspiring curriculum, grounded in the basic skills of English and mathematics and enriched with first hand experiences, that will help children develop lively, enquiring minds; encouraging them to think for themselves and to develop perseverance, motivation, enthusiasm, initiative and creativity.

  • To foster excellent attitudes to learning so that children are confident, self-assured learners who are proud of their achievements.

  • To encourage excellent attendance and punctuality so that not a moment of learning is lost.

  • To ensure that bullying is frowned upon and dealt with decisively and swiftly.

  • To have an open culture which actively promotes all aspects of pupils’ welfare.

  • To keep pupils safe and make sure they feel safe at all times.  Ensuring that pupils understand how to keep themselves safe in different situations, including on-line, staying safe from abuse and exploitation, and trust adults in school to help them when they have concerns.

  • To ensure that pupils have an excellent understanding of how to stay safe online and of the dangers of inappropriate use of mobile technology and social networking sites.

  • To encourage pupils to lead an active lifestyle and ensure that they can articulate how to keep themselves healthy, making informed choices about healthy eating, fitness and their emotional and mental well-being, developing an age-appropriate understanding of healthy relationships.

  • To ensure that pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development permeates all areas of the school’s work and equips them to be thoughtful, caring and active citizens in school and in wider society.

  • To develop the school as a community where children’s rights are learned, taught, practised, respected, protected and promoted.