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Aims and Ethos

Learn, laugh, love

ETHOS Governors, staff, children and parents work together to:

  • create a vibrant and happy school
  • promote self-esteem
  • celebrate achievements
  • recognise strengths and celebrate diversity
  • learn from our mistakes
  • trust one another
  • challenge and support each other
  • set high expectations for success
  • embrace creativity
  • promote positive behaviours towards one another
  • encourage self reliance and self discipline.

AIMS To enjoy and achieve excellence:

  • set high standards
  • plan for learning
  • provide a broad, balanced, relevant and inclusive curriculum
  • ensure that we provide the best teaching and learning resources
  • promote interactive learning environments
  • engage our learners
  • make learning fun
  • ensure excellent teaching and learning
  • actively involve children and families in their learning
  • promote a well behaved school.

To support the vulnerable:

  • include all
  • recognise and support children for whom learning is a challenge
  • involve outside agencies as and when necessary
  • keep concise and updated records
  • establish effective and supportive home school links
  • follow the Leeds agreed Child Protection Policy, procedures and protocols
  • effectively promote appropriate behaviour towards one another
  • endeavour to include the most challenging child

To create a ‘healthy school’:

  • promote health for all
  • embrace the Leeds Healthy School Agenda
  • nurture children’s emotional, mental and physical health
  • promote physical health and healthy lifestyles
  • engage families in health and healthy living issues
  • have concern for the health and well being of our staff members.

Ensure high standards of safety:

  • care for and protect all
  • provide a safe environment
  • promote keeping ourselves safe
  • follow the agreed policies and procedures regarding educational visits and safety at work.

To prepare for life-long learning:

  • ensure access for all
  • develop ICT skills which set the foundations for future learning
  • ensure staff have access to training
  • provide opportunities for parents to develop skills.