The government places responsibility on all schools to promote the ‘fundamental British values’ of:
- The rule of law
- Individual liberty
- Mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.
Strong whole school ethos underpinned by our mission statement – ‘We believe every child starts school with skills, abilities and needs different from all other children. We will work in partnership with parents, carers and others in the community to help every child do his or her very best.’
Assemblies that reinforce our ethos and values.
School policies reviewed by governors for compliance with equal opportunities.
Successful integration of children from different countries / cultures.
Strong pastoral support for children and families.
Election of school council and house captains.
Supporting charitable events and fund raising.
Supporting and working alongside the local community.
Strong personal, Social, Health and Citizenship Education (PSHCE) programme in school.
PSHCE educates children about health, hygiene, sex, relationships, drugs, alcohol, equal opportunities, discrimination and the law.
Close liaison with local schools.
Prioritisation of literacy and numeracy skills, taught in literacy and numeracy, but also applied and reinforced across the entire curriculum.
Promotion of reading for pleasure through the curriculum and special events in school.
Homework club supports children’s learning out of school.
Enrichment activities within and out of school.
Working with road safety team, community police and fire service to promote personal safety.
A rich cultural programme including music, drama, dance and art.
All children have two hours of physical education a week and extra-curricular sports are offered with teams entered into local competitions. Children also take part in an annual sports day and inter house sporting competitions.
Working in partnership with outside agencies to refer and signpost families in need of additional support.
We have an open door policy for any parent / carer or member of the public have a concern or need support.