About our school

School Ethos

Our Vision
A school where everyone shines.

 

Our Values
What we do and encourage as a school family:

Achievement – excellence in teaching and learning which excites and inspires our children to be the best they can be.

Happiness – smiling, engaged and articulate children who are listened to, encouraged and given every support to maximise their own individual potential.

Friendship – children who are kind and caring towards each other, building lasting friendships.

Respect – a respect for people, each other’s beliefs, our environment and all living things.

Responsibility – independent, creative thinkers who have the confidence to be responsible for themselves, their behaviour and for others.

Co-operation – working together, listening and valuing others’ opinions within the school family and the wider community.

 

Our Aims 

  • To value, recognise and nurture the uniqueness and achievements of every member of our school family, in all areas of learning, irrespective of ability, gender or background.
  • To display and foster a positive attitude towards work and to value each person’s contribution to our school
  • To partner with families and the community, forming a relationship based on trust and mutual understanding in the best interests of the children
  • To demonstrate and instill self-discipline in order to achieve and maintain high standards of behaviour and form good relationships.
  • To ensure excellence in teaching and learning within a high quality learning environment, through leadership and within all aspects of school life.
  • To equip children with the resilience and perseverance to become learners for life in an ever-changing world.
  • To provide a wide and varied Curriculum, making it accessible to all children, with emphasis on the basic skills of English, mathematics, science and computing.
  • To develop learning activities which stimulate positive models of enquiry, reflection, challenge and innovation, allowing all children to think logically, creatively and critically.
  • To encourage the children to have a positive impact on the world in which we live.


Our Learning Behaviours
 

At West Hill Primary School, we truly believe that ‘learning’ is the first step to success.  All children have the potential to learn, but ‘learning to learn’ equips our pupils with the skills to be effective, lifelong learners.

It is our aim to support and prepare all our pupils for the challenges that may face them in the future.  To help them develop the belief, capability and determination to be the best that they can be.

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