Our Ethos and Values

 

School aims

 

Our school has an ethos in which teaching, learning and achievement are the core activities of the school, both indoors and outdoors.

 

In our school we aim to have children who:

  • Are confident, secure, independent learners who can reflect on and evaluate their own learning.
  • Are active learners who have high self-esteem, are not afraid to take risks and can learn from their mistakes.
  • Have positive attitudes towards all learning opportunities offered.
  • Are effective communicators and collaborate well with each other.
  • Make progress in relation to prior attainment to expected or better than expected levels.
  • Are happy and excited to learn.

 

 

In our school we have staff who:

  • See each child as unique.
  • Involve children in the learning process, value themselves and the children.
  • Have high expectations of the children and themselves.
  • Recognise the achievements of children and colleagues.
  • Support, challenge, encourage and inspire the children and colleagues.
  • Evaluate and improve practice against agreed aims and are reflective practitioners.
  • Work together as a team.
  • Are positive role models.

 

In our school community we strive to have stakeholders/partners who play an active part in the life of the school.

 

We have parents who:

  • Show commitment to the school.
  • Understand and value the aims of the school.
  • Are regularly informed of the learning opportunities that are offered to the children.
  • Support ‘HELPS’
  • Regularly attend school events.
  • Promote the work of the school in the local community.
  • Are made to feel welcome and are partners in their child’s learning.

Governors who:

  • Support the work of the school.
  • Play an active part in the life of the school.
  • Work in partnership with the staff of the school.
  • Promote the work of the school in the local community.

A local community which:

  • Recognises the work of the school.
  • Supports school events.
  • Provides us with extended learning opportunities.