Mission, Vision and Values

Mission

“To ensure that all children receive a high quality education which has both depth and breadth so that they achieve highly, despite any barriers they may have to their learning”

Vision

“High standards for all; achieved through independence, collaboration and self-regulation”

Values

Value Pupils Parents Staff
Hardworking
  • Work as hard as they can all of the time.
  • Attend school regularly and arrive on time.
  • Ensure their child attends school regularly and arrives on time.
  • Read with their child for 5/10 minutes every day.
  • Attend all parents evenings and meetings
  • Go the ‘extra mile’ for the children and believe that all children ‘can’.
  • Do as much as it takes to ensure that children achieve their best at all times.
Compassionate
  • Want to achieve for their own sense of pride.
  • Don’t need extrinsic motivation (e.g. certificates, stickers).
  • Take responsibility for their own behaviour.
  • Encourage their child to do their best without providing rewards (e.g. sweets).
  • Ensure that children take responsibility for themselves (e.g. bringing their own book bag and PE kit in to school.)
  • Believe in the vision of the school.
  • Use this as the motivating factor for what they do.
Fearless
  • Not afraid to make mistakes and treat them as learning opportunities.
  • Show perseverance and determination even when they make mistakes or experience set-backs.
  • Allow children a limited access to online resources (regularly checking their use of ICT, including mobile phones).
  • Ensure that their child knows that making mistakes is an important part of the learning process.
  • Ensure the children are working within a safe environment where the risk of failure is not prohibitive to their learning.
  • Accept that making mistakes is an essential part of learning and model to children how to cope with making them.
Responsible
  • Taking responsibility for their learning and understanding how they can improve (have good meta cognitive understanding).
  • See themselves as life-long learners.
  • Ensure that their child has enough sleep every night.
  • Ensure that their child has good ‘well-being’ (e.g. is fed, clean).
  • Ensure their child is physically active every day.
  • Support their child’s learning by visiting places of interest at weekends and during holidays.
  • Teach in a multi-sensory way which is memorable (e.g. CPA).
  • Teach from where the children actually are in their learning and take account of their needs.
  • Praise the child’s learning attributes (e.g. effort, determination) rather than the outcome.
  • See themselves as life-long learners.
Ambitious
  • Dream big and strive to do the best they can do.
  • Able to identify the opportunities that come their way and take full advantage of them.
  • Have high expectations of their child’s behaviour (both at school and as an online citizen).
  • Support their child with any home learning that has been set.
  • Speak positively about the school and the people within it.
  • Have high expectations for all children.
  • Always looking to improve their own practice, making best use of all opportunities to do this.