Ethos, Aims & Values

Our Ethos

Our school ethos of 'Loving to Learn' is encapsulated in the following verse:

We aim to make our school the best,

A place of discovery and success.

Caring, sharing, taking turns

We learn to love, we love to learn.


We believe that children who are happy and who feel valued are in the best position to learn effectively.

Our school aims to be a secure and welcoming environment that fosters progress, achievement, aspiration and the social skills to use in a diverse community. So, we strive for rigorous academic standards and high quality care, guidance and support.

Our Aims

  • To engender a love of learning
  • To make the most of learners' potential
  • To develop independent learning
  • To develop skills
  • To learn to value
  • To learn to question
  • To open up to possibility
  • To provide security
  • To prepare for life

Our Values

Our school has identified seven key values which are explicitly reinforced in all areas of school life.  Each term the whole school focuses on each of the values for an agreed length of time. All members of our school community look for opportunities to further our values by the example they set.

• Perseverance
• Independence
• Belonging
• Collaboration
• Reflection
• Good Manners
• Respect